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Picente outlines plan for Utica casino, entertainment district

County “We need more people.” That says Oneida County Executive Anthony J. Picente Jr. is the main factor behind his bid to promote the development of a sports and entertainment zone in Utica anchored by a casino, a craft beer museum and an expanded Utica Memorial Auditorium. He spoke about his vision for the downtown area of the county’s largest city for 30 minutes Monday at a... 4:00pm 03/28/17

Flagstone Real Estate opens doors, co-owners announce

Business Clemens-Beckley is now Flagstone Real Estate. Wendy Palinski and Julie Sestito are the co-owners and brokers of Flagstone Real Estate, formerly known as Clemens-Beckley Real Estate. “They continue the personal, client first relationship of Clemens-Beckley and add the ‘technology touch’ to assist in the purchase and or sale of your home,” the company noted. The company has a... 4:00pm 03/28/17

Area officials applaud Quad-C announcement

County Friday’s announcement that an affiliate of Danfoss, a Danish supplier of power electronics, will establish packaging operations in the Computer Chip Commercialization Center on the SUNY Polytechnic Institute campus was warmly greeted by state and local officials. The project is expected to create at least 300 new jobs. Danfoss Silicon Power GmbH, looks to be operational and... 4:10pm 03/25/17

Pair of projects to receive incentives, tax breaks

County Property tax breaks and other incentives were approved for two projects by the Oneida County Industrial Development Agency Friday. The agency board voted 5-0 (one member was absent and there’s a board vacancy) to approve: -- Incentives to support the opening of a facility to update, refurbish and re-power transit vehicles in the vacant Daimler Buses North America, Inc., 4:00pm 03/22/17

SBDC Day to highlight small business success stories during observance

Business The Mohawk Valley Small Business Development Center will join other regional centers across the state and nation in celebrating the first annual SBDC Day on Wednesday. The observance is intended to highlight small business success stories and notable impacts the centers have fostered in communities nationwide. Clients, guests, and prospective entrepreneurs are encouraged to... 4:00pm 03/21/17