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Schumer seeks tax credits for biogas

Rome U.S. Sen. Charles E. Schumer is pushing a tax credit to encourage the construction of biogas facilities across Upstate New York, which Greek yogurt makers, cottage cheese producers and the entire dairy industry could use to turn hundreds of millions of pounds of waste into renewable energy, a new source of revenue and hundreds of jobs, he said. Rome Public Works Commissioner... 4:00pm 07/25/14

Local road construction will cause delays

County Bridge deck work continues on Route 49 between the bridge over Route 233 and the bridge over South Service Road, with lane closures in both directions. Westbound traffic is reduced to one lane at all times. Eastbound traffic is reduced to one lane and shifted to the westbound lane. The Route 69 on-ramp to Route 49 east is closed. Follow detour signs to Lamphear Road then back... 4:00pm 07/25/14

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