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Geneva co-packing manufacturer to expand, create 21 jobs (access required)


Assured Edge Solutions, a custom vegetable processing and co-packing company, plans to grow its manufacturing operations at the Cornell Agriculture and Food Technology Park in Geneva. The initiative will create up to 21 jobs and retain 14. “The Cornell Agriculture ...

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Geneva Tech Park receives nearly $1.5 million in federal funding (access required)


A 72-acre agricultural park in Geneva will receive a more than $1.4 million influx of federal funding. U.S. Sens. Charles Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand said last week that the federal Economic Development Administration had allocated $1.47 million for the Cornell ...

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Geneva’s Parrott Hall gets new life (access required)

Parrott Hall in Geneva was once the home of Louisa and Nehemiah Denton. It was left vacant for decades and now is being renovated with help from the Parrott Hall Coalition. (photo provided)

A historic Ontario County building is getting a transformation, with help from several grants and a coalition of preservationists. Geneva’s Parrott Hall Coalition has tapped Crawford & Steams, Architects and Preservation Planners LLC to work with engineering firm Klepper, Hahn ...

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Geneva one of eight communities statewide to get EV fast chargers (access required)

Photo: City of Rochester

The New York Power Authority and the state Department of State are collaborating on an effort to significantly expand deployment of electric vehicle fast-charging stations. The city of Geneva will serve as one of seven communities statewide that will participate ...

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Newly engaged? Geneva’s Belhurst Castle has a contest for you (access required)

Belhurst Castle in Geneva is offering a free wedding next December. Tellier Studios photo supplied by Belhurst Castle.

Once the engagement is announced — and Valentine’s Day will be the start of many of those announcements — the next question is usually “When will the wedding be?” If local couples are willing to answer that question with “4 ...

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Geneva’s Port 100 finds new support from county (access required)

Maureen Ballatori

Port 100, the  co-work space and incubator in Geneva,  has found a new financial backer in the Ontario County Economic Development Corp. Maureen Ballatori, who manages Port 100 and runs her business, 29 Design Studio, there, appealed to the OCEDC ...

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A move toward carbon-free electricity is growing in Rochester area (access required)


The power of bulk purchasing and carbon-free sources of energy are factors behind a wave of decisions local municipalities are making about buying electricity. In the Rochester area, several communities have already agreed to engage with a community choice aggregator ...

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Joyce Jacobsen ready to spark Hobart and William Smith to further heights (access required)

Joyce Jacobsen

The world of academia sometimes pits professors against administrators. “Academics tend not to like their administrators because administrators tell us what we can’t do,” said Richard Grossman, professor and chair of economics at Wesleyan University in Connecticut. But when Joyce ...

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Farm-to-table movement gains steam in Finger Lakes (access required)

Samantha Buyskes, executive chef at F2T restaurant in Geneva, explains the meat course served at a special dinner after the alfresco FLX event organized by the Canandaigua Chamber of Commerce.  Photo supplied by the chamber.

  Full-service hotels, especially those in small markets, don’t normally get adventurous with their restaurants. But the Ramada Plaza in Geneva, which changed hands in October 2017, has set out to do just that with the hiring of Finger Lakes culinary star ...

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Helming focuses on the positive face of government (access required)


Helming, who comes from the Midwest but has lived in Canandaigua for more than 35 years, first became active in public affairs after her daughter was born in 1990; becoming a mother made her focus on the future of the environment.

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