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Bartell Machinery Systems receives pair of awards

Business TOWN OF LEE — Bartell Machinery Systems has received two awards recognizing business achievements, the company announced. • Bartell has been awarded “STAR” status in the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA) Voluntary Protection Program (VPP). That status recognizes an organization’s efforts in prevention and control of occupational safety and health hazards... 4:00pm 01/20/18

Amazon won’t deliver new headquarters to Upstate NY

Oneida Amazon dashed the Rome-Utica-Syracuse region’s long shot hopes of landing the plum prize of its second headquarters and tens of thousands of new jobs, as the online retail giant excluded all of the bids from upstate communities from its list of finalists announced Thursday. New York City, however, did make the list. The company sifted through 238 proposals in coming up with... 4:00pm 01/19/18

Canadian company to expand drone testing to Griffiss

Rome A Canadian company is expanding its commercial drone development program to the United States by landing at the Griffiss International Airport unmanned aircraft system test site. Drone Delivery Canada plans to begin testing its system at Griffiss in the first quarter and expects the U.S. pilot program will then run through the end of the year, according to Monday’s news... 4:00pm 01/17/18

Free small business webinar offered at SUNY Poly Jan. 24

Business MARCY — The next free webinar by the Small Business Development Center at SUNY Polytechnic will be “Using Play and Games to Engage and Develop your Workforce,” at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 24. Presenter Michele Rochon, accredited by the Association of Proposal Management Professionals, will explain how to develop and foster a play ethic in the workplace that will help... 4:00pm 01/16/18

Rochester bid tops local entry, report says, in Amazon competition

County A new report in a business magazine lists Rochester in the top 10 of cities most likely to win over online retail giant Amazon as it searches for a location to build its second world headquarters. No other entry from upstate, such as the regional one that included the Rome-Utica market, scored as well as Rochester. At the top of the list are Atlanta, Ga., and Austin, Texas,... 4:00pm 01/10/18

Griffiss Institute to share data privacy tips

Business Griffiss Institute reports it is joining in the observance of Data Privacy Day, an international effort held annually Jan. 28 to build awareness about the importance of respecting privacy, safeguarding data and enabling trust. Data Protection Day was started to promote awareness and use of best practices surrounding this issue. The National Cyber Security Alliance leads the... 4:00pm 01/08/18