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Local drivers see gasoline prices dip at pump; but experts warn prices expected to climb in spring

Rome Gasoline prices are finally retreating. The national average price for regular unleaded gasoline is now $2.34 per gallon, down three cents from last week, but up 43 cents from one year ago. The New York State average is $2.54 per gallon, no change from last week. A year ago, the NYS average was $2.16.  AAA Western and Central New York (AAA WCNY) reports the following averages... 4:10pm 01/16/17

OCIDA plans public hearings on incentives for pair of proposed development projects

County Two requests for tax incentives to support projects are pending before the Oneida County Industrial Development Agency with public hearings planned this month. One application is to finish and equip currently vacant space at Assured Information Security headquarters at Griffiss business park and the other is for an upscale housing development in the town of New Hartford. AIS... 4:00pm 01/16/17