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- Sculptor Albert Paley visit FLCC for forum
Albert Paley's work can be seen everywhere from the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City and the Victoria and Albert Museum in London to the grounds of Constellation Brands in Canandaigua. Paley, an acclaimed metal sculptor, is the first non-architect to receive the coveted lifetime achievement award from the American Institute of Architects.
- Dogs and harmful algal blooms: New York Sea Grant brochure alerts pet ...
New York Sea Grant has announced the publication of "Dogs and Harmful Algal Blooms." Harmful algal blooms, especially in the state's fresh water, are overgrowths of cyanobacteria that cause water quality problems in lakes and ponds, including the occasional production of potent toxins.
- Ontario County Sheriffa s Department concludes investigation into Kevin Ward crash
The Ontario County Sheriff's Department has completed its investigation into the death of Kevin A. Ward, Jr., the Port Leyden car racer killed on Aug. 9 when he was struck by a car driven by Tony Stewart at a race track in the Finger Lakes. In a news release, Sheriff Phillip C. Povero said his department has submitted its findings to the Ontario County District Attorney's office for its review.
- Andrew Cuomo wins renomination -- despite finding trouble where many least expected it
The contest between incumbent Gov. Andrew Cuomo of New York and college professor Zephyr Teachout was expected to be a runaway, with Cuomo racking up votes across the state and Teachout holding down enough of liberal New York City to cause Cuomo some embarrassment. That expectation, which I myself held , was based mostly in rough outlines of who Teachout was - a progressive challenger to a moderate governor - and where Cuomo's strength lay.
- A United States biochar advocate argues for soil health, sustainable...
A visiting United States advocate of biochar says closed-loop production systems can eliminate waste, improve energy efficiency and the business bottom line. The self-styled 'bioCHARista' and 'CHARector' at Ithaka Institute for Carbon Intelligence in the Finger Lakes district of the United States is visiting Tasmania in the wake of the Mullumbimby Bio-charfest, an event held in northern News South Wales early in September.
- Experiencing the Finger Lakes
We start our tour in Ithaca, New York where a locally owned and operated tour company, 'Experience the Finger Lakes,' awaits to take us on our vino journey. Meet Laura Falk, our knowledgeable and entertaining tour guide for the day.
- The Hudson Standard creates shrubs and bitters from locally sourced ingredients
This shrub is not one that you plant around your front porch. It's the revival of vinegar-based drinks that originated in England.
- Southern Tier Developers Present Casino Plans to State
With millions of dollars, thousands of potential jobs and hundreds of opportunities on the table, those vying for a casino license in the Southern Tier made their way to Albany Monday morning to present their proposals. "I thought they asked the right questions and I think it went fine," said Jeff Gural, the American Racing chairman.
- Environmental Review Process is Tilted Towards Casino Supporters
Montgomery County has spurned Capital OTB and its partners who are hoping to build a casino in Rennselaer, and instead has endorsed the proposal at Howe Caverns in nearby Schoharie County . Despite the former's promise of more money, the county legislature opted instead for the promise of jobs generated by a casino in a neighboring county.
- Schumer, Gillibrand announce USDA agrees to purchase up to $25M in surplus Concord grape juice
U.S. Senators Charles E. Schumer and Kirsten E. Gillibrand announced the U.S. Department of Agriculture will use up to $25 million in Section 32 funds to purchase concord grape juice for use in domestic nutrition programs. The grape industry currently has a surplus of Concord grapes thanks to a large 2014 crop.
- High school football season kicks into gear
High school football season kicks into gear The 2014 season and pursuit of a Section V championship starts with games Friday and Saturday. Check out this story on DemocratandChronicle.com: http://on.rocne.ws/1o3Rzx2 Red Jacket's Kory Fogarty, left, outruns Cal-Mum's Marty Callan on his way to the winning touchdown in overtime of the Section V Class DD championship last fall.
- Dept. Of Agriculture Listens To New York Senators, Buys Grapes In New York
In a move some consider cronyism, New York Democratic Sens. Charles Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand pushed for the Department of Agriculture to spend millions on purchasing Concord grapes from New York and other states, reports Empire State News . The U.S. Department of Agriculture's $25 million dollar purchase falls under Section 32, which is a provision designed to alleviate price instability by using government funds to buy grapes from a surplus harvest.
- Dept. Of Agriculture to purchase up to $25 million in surplus concord grape juice
WASHINGTON The U.S. Department of Agriculture will use up to $25 million in Section 32 funds to purchase concord grape juice for use in domestic nutrition programs. The grape industry currently has a surplus of Concord grapes thanks to a large 2014 crop.
- Dept. of Agriculture to purchase...
Today, U.S. Senators Charles E. Schumer and Kirsten E. Gillibrand announced the U.S. Department of Agriculture will use up to $25 million in Section 32 funds to purchase concord grape juice for use in domestic nutrition programs.
- Wake Up with BWW 9/3/14 - Bull Durham in Atlanta, the Lion King Hits...
WAKE UP with BWW 9/3/14 - BULL DURHAM in Atlanta, THE LION KING Hits 7,000, Seattle & the Finger Lakes Welcome Stars and More! Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it? Today's big news: THE LION KING marks a milestone, BULL DURHAM begins in Atlanta, A ... (more)
- Want to Thrive? 5 Lessons From Zeke About How to Live Well
These were the first words my husband spoke to me as he retrieved me after I facilitated a two-day leadership off-site for a client.
- Scale will matter for success of New York casinos
Racino revenue is down. Casinos are closing in Atlantic City, while new ones are opening in Maryland and Massachusetts.
- A look at the size of New York's casino projects
South Florida Congressman Joe Garcia helps Lloyd Louis, 9, cast his bait at the Rickenbacker Causeway during a recent outing with the Mahogany Youth Corporation.
- SLRWA Waddington Bass,Walleye Fall Classic Set
The St. Lawrence River Walleye Association is presenting the 11th Annual Waddington Bass and Walleye Fall Classic on Saturday, September 13. The event is a team competition of one or two people, and the winning team will be determined by the heaviest weight of four fish, two bass and two walleyes.
- In or out of spotlight, Guadagno's job is the same
For at least 60 days this year -- and for much of next week, when her boss is in Mexico with a state delegation -- Lt.
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