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Grow-NY competition open to applications again (access required)

Lt. Gov. Kathy Hochul (second from left)  congratulates the $1 million prize winners of the Grow-NY competition: RealEats of America's CEO Dan Wise, culinary advisor Aliya LeeKong, and chief operating officer Keith Lydon.

The application window to enter the $3 million Grow-NY business competition is now open.  Empire State Development and the Cornell Center for Economic Development both announced on Tuesday that the competition is opening up for its second round of applications, ...

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How to surrender license plates with DMV closed

New York license plate

The four Department of Motor Vehicles locations in Monroe County (Greece, Irondequoit, Henrietta and Rochester) will be closed indefinitely for all in-person transactions. There was an automatic extension of validity on driver’s licenses and non-driver identification cards that expired on ...

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Businesses innovate to keep income flowing during the pandemic

The first load of hand sanitizer made by Black Button Distilling Co., is loaded onto a truck for deliver to local health care and first response workers. (Photo supplied by the distillery.)

Instead of grilling a gorgeous steak and creating a beautiful plate presentation late last week, restaurateur Tony Gullace  was alone in the kitchen at Max at Eastman Place, cutting raw steaks and sealing them by Cryovac so customers could cook ...

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