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- Unless we cluster, we are !%@*
My hope is now that I have framed the weakness and threat so starkly - so crudely, I have your attention and you just... Unless we cluster, we are !%@*&# My hope is now that I have framed the weakness and threat so starkly - so crudely, I have your attention and you just... Check out this story on DemocratandChronicle.com: http://on.rocne.ws/1zCIQ0u Given the meaning of the compound word to which I allude and play on, the following statement is ironic and somewhat hyperbolic, but here it is anyway. Unless the region's arts and cultural sector clusters , it is "blank" or in newspaper comic strip vernacular - !%@*&# .
- Ruidoso's local winemaker an international winner
Jasper Riddle shows off his gold medal winners. At center, the Merlot Ruby Cabernet Winemakers Select 2013 vintage that won double gold.
- "Wizard of Oz" casino to open near Syracuse
"Wizard of Oz" casino to open near Syracuse Oneida Indian Nation's move seen as way to counter a casino expected for the Finger Lakes Check out this story on pressconnects.com: http://press.sn/1zuuOOx The Oneida Indian Nation in central New York said Thursday it plans to open its new $20 million upstate, Wizard of Oz -themed casino on June 2, a move seen as a way to counter a casino expected for the Finger Lakes. The Oneidas, who own the sprawling Turning Stone Casino in Verona, Oneida County, announced soon after the state picked the Lago casino Dec. 17 for one of three casino licenses that it would open the Yellow Brick Road Casino in Chittenango, Madison County, about 15 miles from downtown Syracuse.
- Follow the Yellow Brick Road a to a new upstate casino
Follow the Yellow Brick Road ... to a new upstate casino Check out this story on DemocratandChronicle.com: http://on.rocne.ws/1zu4kg1 The Oneida Indian Nation in central New York said it plans to open its new $20 million upstate, Wizard of Oz -themed casino on June 2, a move seen as a way to counter a casino planned for the Finger Lakes. The Oneidas, who own the sprawling Turning Stone Casino in Verona, Oneida County, announced soon after the state picked the Lago casino Dec. 17 for one of three casino licenses that it would open the Yellow Brick Road Casino in Chittenango, Madison County, about 15 miles from downtown Syracuse.
- Wine review: A dry and refreshing rose from Kelby Russell at Red Newt Cellars
This week they taste a 2014 Dry Rose from Kelby James Russell, the winemaker at Red Newt Cellars on the southeast side of Seneca Lake. This springtime release is a wonderfully dry and refreshing rose with a bright citrus and peach nose and a delicious grapefruit taste.
- Stroke risks: Annabella Story, 7, shows children are vulnerable too
Annabella Story, 7, who had a stroke last year, sits with her mother Maggie Kornuszko-Story of Bethlehem and many of her caregivers at Good Shepherd Pediatric Unit in Bethlehem. Annabella Story, 7, who had a stroke last year, sits with her mother Maggie Kornuszko-Story of Bethlehem and many of her caregivers at Good Shepherd Pediatric Unit in Bethlehem.
- Locals Call on Steuben County to Investigate FLSPCA
Representatives of a local animal welfare group appeared before the Steuben County Legislature Monday morning saying enough is enough. Speaking in regards to the Finger Lakes SPCA Animal Cruelty Investigator.
- Keeping up with wine demand following brutally cold winter
One of New York's biggest exports is wine. But keeping up with demand could be difficult considering the record cold winter.
- 7 new classics from Roberson's Wine and Food Fest
First and foremost among the certainties is that the festivities will be at peak capacity. Thursday night's sold-out event drew more than 700 to West Side Binghamton for the signature food and drink event of the year in the Southern Tier.
- Stuart Horse Trials take major jump with partnership
Stuart Horse Trials take major jump with partnership Stuart Horse Trials partnering with Kentucky organizers is another big jump for equestrian event Check out this story on DemocratandChronicle.com: http://on.rocne.ws/1yZh9yN The Cosequin Stuart Horse Trials in Victor has formed a partnership with Equestrian Events Inc. to boost the quality and footprint of the event. In an effort to improve the overall quality of their event and grow their hoofprint , organizers have announced a partnership with Equestrian Events Inc. for this year's 26th annual competition scheduled for July 10-12 on rolling farmland in Victor.
- Wine review: Rooster Hill Vineyards' 2013 Chardonnay
This week they taste Rooster Hill Vineyards' 2013 Chardonnay. Rooster Hill is located on the eastern side of Keuka Lake, five miles south of Penn Yan.
- CNYCentral Crime Update April 22
Unique art stolen from a home in West Utica are now the focus of a police investigation. Utica Police are looking for tips in finding the sculptures stolen from a private home.
- Worker at Lansing youth detention facility slept on the job
A Cortland man who worked at the Finger Lakes Residential Center in Lansing has been found guilty of falsifying records. A Tompkins County Jury convicted Daniel Cruz after seeing surveillance video at trial.
- On Sale Now: May 31 issue
For over 30 years Ken Wright has exerted a huge influence on Oregon's winemaking and has been on the cutting edge of vineyard improvements. Today, he shows no signs of stopping.
- a Gop Deal to Give Obama More Trade Power
He helped Kendall-Jackson Wine Estates develop its extensive vineyards throughout California during the boom of the 1980s and 1990s before going independent. Today, he works for exclusive vineyard owners willing to spare no cost American Pioneer Wine Growers is proud to introduce Manteo, a red blend from Sonoma County.
- Juveniles in Finger Lakes detention center riot, attack staff, police say
At least three staff members in a juvenile detention center in the Finger Lakes were injured in a riot Sunday, police said. Juveniles at the Hillside Children's Center at 4887 State Route 96A in Romulus began rioting and attacking Seneca County Sheriff's Office staff around 9 p.m., police said in a news release.
- AG report: Harmful microbeads polluting Great Lakes, Finger Lakes
Microbeads -- tiny plastics contained in personal care products -- are polluting the Great Lakes and Finger Lakes, New York's attorney general said today. Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman today released a report saying the microbeads showed up in the effluent of 25 of 34 wastewater treatment plants studied.
- NY's Cuomo to be first gov. to visit Cuba as ties reopen
Be sure to include your name, daytime phone number, address, name and phone number of legal next-of-kin, method of payment, and the name of the funeral home/crematory to contact for verification of death. New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is heading to Havana, the first American governor to visit Cuba since the recent thaw in relations with the communist nation.
- Wine review: Anyela's Vineyard of Skaneateles 2011 Noiret
The only winery on Skaneateles Lake, Anyela's Vineyard introduces this hybrid grape in their 2011 vintage. It has a plum appearance and a light peppery nose with hints of plum and beets.
- Climate change may shift agricultural hot spots
Before there was a California, New England fed itself. Somehow. The soil was lousy, the climate cold and the diet limited .
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