Money for snowmobiling trails

Congressman Anthony Brindisi says he's secured a nearly 40 thousand dollar grant to support snowmobiling in Oneida County.

Posted: Sep 7, 2019 10:38 AM

A grant was obtained by Congressman Anthony Brindisi to ensure safe riding for snowmobilers.  He was inspired to do this because he says snowmobiling is a part of our Upstate culture and drives tourism across the region. 

“Snowmobiling is part of our Upstate New York culture and thousands of Americans travel to Upstate New York each year to ride snowmobiles in our region,” Brindisi said. “Keeping our trails accessible, safe, and pristine is important to local economies and this grant will help keep those snowmobile trails some of the best in the country.” There is more than 600 miles of groomed trails and 13 snowmobile clubs in Oneida County alone.

The grant is nearly $40,000 and will be used to groom and maintain 121 miles of snowmobile trails in Oneida County. This money will also be used to buy two utility trail vehicles and a trail paver. This grant is apart of the United States Department of Agriculture Rural Development program.

New York Coronavirus Cases

County data is updated nightly.

Confirmed Cases: 396598

Reported Deaths: 32157
CountyConfirmedDeaths
New York City21673023159
Nassau419882186
Suffolk415851983
Westchester350201426
Rockland13629668
Orange10766478
Erie7462639
Dutchess4238151
Monroe3922273
Onondaga2928188
Albany2145121
Ulster182586
Oneida172597
Sullivan145648
Putnam133563
Niagara127788
Schenectady83137
Broome75258
Rensselaer56330
Saratoga56214
Columbia47437
Madison36317
Orleans28251
Ontario27833
Steuben26941
Warren26830
Greene26318
Fulton26124
Washington24614
Genesee2395
St. Lawrence2232
Oswego2063
Wayne1833
Tompkins1780
Herkimer1723
Chenango1495
Chemung1462
Tioga14524
Chautauqua1317
Livingston1318
Cattaraugus1276
Cayuga1202
Montgomery1194
Clinton1014
Wyoming965
Jefferson930
Delaware914
Otsego865
Seneca700
Allegany631
Schoharie580
Cortland500
Yates486
Essex470
Franklin330
Lewis310
Schuyler130
Hamilton60
Unassigned00
Utica
Clear
85° wxIcon
Hi: 86° Lo: 62°
Feels Like: 85°
Oneonta
Clear
82° wxIcon
Hi: 85° Lo: 61°
Feels Like: 82°
Herkimer
Clear
85° wxIcon
Hi: 88° Lo: 63°
Feels Like: 85°
Thendara
Clear
85° wxIcon
Hi: 81° Lo: 56°
Feels Like: 85°
WKTV Radar
WKTV Temperatures
WKTV Severe Weather
Click here to learn more about A Healthier Mohawk Valley
Saluting Those Who Are Proud 2 Serve
Senior Send-Off brought to you by Herkimer College
Menu 2 Go list of takeout dinners & fish fries
WKTV Golf Card - Under 150 left