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Genius NY names 16 semifinalists

Business A spinoff of a Rome company and a start-up created by a Roman and a man from Oneida are among the 16 semifinalists in Genius NY, a business accelerator program at CenterState CEO’s Tech Garden. The companies developing innovations in the unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) industry were selected from a pool of more than 250 submissions to compete for $3 million in investments. Of... 4:00pm 11/18/17

American Apprenticeship Initiative to host breakfast

Business To celebrate National Apprenticeship Week, the American Apprenticeship Initiative is hosting a breakfast and panel discussion on Dec. 8 at Hotel Utica. National Apprenticeship Week is an opportunity to highlight how apprenticeships are preparing workers for the jobs of today and the future, “and in central New York, the American Apprenticeship Initiative (AAI) grant is doing... 4:00pm 11/15/17

Community Bank to host Business After Hours in Oneida

Business Community Bank will host the Greater Oneida Chamber of Commerce November Business After Hours event at their Convenience Branch, 585 Main St., Oneida, across from Price Chopper on Thursday, Nov. 16 from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Business After Hours is free for all chamber members and their employees. Community Bank is generously covering the fee for non-members. Have some refreshments,... 4:00pm 11/08/17

Farm Service Agency approves applications for Madison County victims of July flooding

Madison The U.S. Department of Agriculture Farm Service Agency has approved Madison County to submit applications for the Emergency Conservation Program. The ECP will help address damages from excessive rain and flooding on July 1 and 2, 2017. ECP signup will end on Nov. 24, 2017. FSA Executive Director Donna Purdy said approved ECP payments include removing debris, grading, shaping,... 4:00pm 11/07/17

Training seminars scheduled for small businesses

Business MARCY — The Mohawk Valley Small Business Development Center at SUNY Polytechnic Institute will host four training seminars in November for small businesses. All in-person sessions will be held on the campus. The Wednesday Webinar on Wednesday, Nov. 8 is “SAM.gov.” From 10 to 11 a.m., learn how to register to sell products or services to the federal government. There is no fee... 4:00pm 11/07/17