Tag Archives: Orleans County

Seven Erie Canal Bridges rehabilitated (access required)

The Reimagine the Canals initiative aims to revitalize the Erie Canal corridor as a prime tourism and recreation destination, and Cuomo has touted the program as a boon to the economy and an environmental resiliency project.

Construction to update seven historic single-lane bridges that cross the Erie Canal has been completed. The $10.7 million project rehabilitated bridges in the towns of Murray, Albion, Gaines and Ridgeway and in the village of Medina. The state Department of ...

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GLOW With Your Hands goes virtual (access required)

Area students participate in GLOW With Your Hands 2019. (provided)

The Genesee, Livingston, Orleans and Wyoming counties’ successful GLOW With Your Hands career exploration project has launched a new virtual platform to benefit students in the four-county region. GLOW With Your Hands Virtual expands the hands-on career exploration experience with innovative, ...

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Wind power company offers grant program in Orleans County (access required)

wind turbine

Apex Clean Energy, the company planning to build a 33-turbine wind farm in the Orleans County town of Barre, has opened a community grant program.  “This is a difficult time for all New Yorkers and we want to step up ...

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Schumer wants time extended for commenting on hemp regulations (access required)

Sen. Chuck Schumer at Mills Family Farm's hemp plot on Tuesday, Oct . 1.

Sen. Charles E. Schumer called upon the federal government Wednesday to allow more time for comment on proposed hemp regulations, concerned that the proposed rules would harm the rising industry of growing the useful plant. Schumer announced his concerns while ...

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