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Hofmann adds ‘grab-and-go’ snack to convenience market lineup

County VERONA — Hofmann Sausage Co., known for its hot dogs and coneys, is expanding into the ready-to-heat-and-eat, packaged sandwich market. Billed as a “grab-and-go” snack, the new line is aimed at providing “convenience in a time-pressed society,” said Hofmann Chief Executive Officer Reginald Bailey as he introduced the product Wednesday at the SavOn convenience store at Routes... 4:00pm 03/26/15

Zoning board to hear pair of business requests

Rome The Zoning Board of Appeals will hear two commercial requests when it meets next on Wednesday, including one for sales of collector cars. The five-member volunteer board will meet at 6:30 p.m. in the Common Council chambers at City Hall. ARJC, owner of 306 1/2-308 W. Liberty St., is seeking a use variance for permission to establish a place of business for sale of collector... 4:00pm 03/26/15

Board votes to pay $11K to join group

Education The previously deadlocked Board of Education has approved membership in a statewide school boards association, with the support of two board members who were not present for the prior tally. The board voted 5-2 last week to approve annual membership in the New York State School Boards Association (NYSSBA) at a cost of $11,272, after some members emphasized why they favor its... 4:00pm 03/26/15

Lending, membership increase for credit unions, according to state industry association

Business ALBANY — The state’s credit unions saw significant increases in memberships and loan volume in 2014, according to the New York Credit Union Association’s 2014 Year End New York Credit Union Profile. The report is developed in partnership with CUNA and provided to NYCUA member credit unions. The report includes an in-depth analysis of key statistics and trends that impact... 4:00pm 03/26/15