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Image for Local companies awarded state funding for workforce development

Local companies awarded state funding for workforce development

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Tenney advocating for small business support in next relief bill

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Construction begins on Marcy-New Scotland transmission line project

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Vermont dairy agency offering grants for agritourism in the Northeast

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Tops Markets merging with Price Chopper/Market 32

Image for Frankfort company gets $400K from state to expand, produce more hospital gowns

Frankfort company gets $400K from state to expand, produce more hospital gowns

Image for Federal grant funding available to Utica nonprofits

Federal grant funding available to Utica nonprofits

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NY sales tax revenue drops 10% in 2020, more than 2009 recession

Image for No tax increase in Palmieri's 2021-22 Utica budget proposal
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No tax increase in Palmieri's 2021-22 Utica budget proposal

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New York to allow lottery ticket delivery using phone apps

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NY Assembly to pass legislation helping workers, small businesses

Image for Mega Millions ticket wins $1 billion jackpot

Mega Millions ticket wins $1 billion jackpot

Image for MetLife Foundation donates $150K to help nonprofits in Mohawk Valley during pandemic

MetLife Foundation donates $150K to help nonprofits in Mohawk Valley during pandemic

Image for New transmission line project will allow transfer of clean energy from Marcy to Albany County

New transmission line project will allow transfer of clean energy from Marcy to Albany County

Image for Former Word of Life Church building for sale in Chadwicks

Former Word of Life Church building for sale in Chadwicks

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Fly Creek Cider Mill closing, may reopen pending pandemic impacts

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Local leaders react to Cuomo's dual scenario budget proposal

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Utica-Rome Speedway up for sale

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Schumer: Biden team commits to covering $2 billion more in pandemic costs in NY

Image for State allows indoor dining again in hot spots following lawsuit

State allows indoor dining again in hot spots following lawsuit

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2021 State of the State: Cuomo introduces affordable internet proposal for low-income families

Image for Dozens of job openings available at Briggs & Stratton

Dozens of job openings available at Briggs & Stratton

Image for SBA reviving Paycheck Protection Program for small businesses

SBA reviving Paycheck Protection Program for small businesses

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Millions of Americans still waiting for second stimulus payment

Image for Cuomo proposes allowing online sports betting to boost state's revenue

Cuomo proposes allowing online sports betting to boost state's revenue

Image for Macy's closing Sangertown Square store by April

Macy's closing Sangertown Square store by April

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Still waiting for your stimulus payment? Here's where you can check the status

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Cuomo: Extended unemployment benefits to begin next week in NY

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House approves $2,000 stimulus checks, sending to GOP-led Senate

Image for NY passes law to limit evictions, closures in pandemic

NY passes law to limit evictions, closures in pandemic

Image for A look at how relief funds will be allocated in New York, nationally

A look at how relief funds will be allocated in New York, nationally

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U.S. jobless claims rise to 885,000 amid resurgence of virus

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Herkimer BOCES completes purchase of former Remington school

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Herkimer County Hunger Coalition donates to local charities

Image for Former Utica Steam Cotton Factory to be redeveloped
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Former Utica Steam Cotton Factory to be redeveloped

Image for NDAA provision supporting semiconductor industry good news for Cree facility
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NDAA provision supporting semiconductor industry good news for Cree facility

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COVID presents difficult decisions for restaurant owners

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In face of 'grim' jobs report, Biden backs more COVID-19 aid

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More Remington employees furloughed, firearms license progressing

Image for U.S. hiring slows sharply to 245,000 jobs as virus intensifies

U.S. hiring slows sharply to 245,000 jobs as virus intensifies

Image for Mortgage rates fall to record low for 14th time in 2020

Mortgage rates fall to record low for 14th time in 2020

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Judge dismisses Nexus Center contractor's claims against Oneida County

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Utica restaurant temporarily closes after positive COVID tests

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COVID-19 adds an extra need for Giving Tuesday donations

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Thruway Authority approves rate hike, bill surcharge

Image for Herkimer Save A Lot to close later this month

Herkimer Save A Lot to close later this month

Image for Oneida Nation and Oneida County partner to attract workers to CNY

Oneida Nation and Oneida County partner to attract workers to CNY

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NRA pays $2.5 million after NY probe into 'dangerous' insurance

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Forget sad Thanksgiving: Early Christmas fever takes over

Image for Picente releases Oneida County's $434 million 2021 budget proposal
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Picente releases Oneida County's $434 million 2021 budget proposal

Image for AAA: Gas prices remain steady in Utica area since last week

AAA: Gas prices remain steady in Utica area since last week

Image for DEC awards funding to projects throughout Mohawk River Watershed

DEC awards funding to projects throughout Mohawk River Watershed

Image for Construction resumes on Verona Hampton Inn
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Construction resumes on Verona Hampton Inn

Image for Virtual Job Fair held via Zoom in Otsego County

Virtual Job Fair held via Zoom in Otsego County

Image for Rome cost-cutting measures through pandemic help avoid tax hikes in 2021 budget

Rome cost-cutting measures through pandemic help avoid tax hikes in 2021 budget

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NYS Thruway Authority finishes hearings on proposed toll increase

Image for Exclusive: Remington Arms new owners discuss future of Ilion plant & workers
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Exclusive: Remington Arms new owners discuss future of Ilion plant & workers

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Social Security benefits going up a modest 1.3% next year

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Public invited to comment on proposed Thruway toll hikes

Image for Giotto Enterprises adding 50 jobs after signing 'Pledge to American Workers'

Giotto Enterprises adding 50 jobs after signing 'Pledge to American Workers'

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Local woman receives SBA's Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award

Image for New Remington owners plan to call back at least 200 workers; Marlin line relocating
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New Remington owners plan to call back at least 200 workers; Marlin line relocating

Image for Harbor Freight in Herkimer Grand Opening Oct. 17, still hiring

Harbor Freight in Herkimer Grand Opening Oct. 17, still hiring

Image for Oneida County budget deadline extended to November

Oneida County budget deadline extended to November

Image for Unemployment rates on downward trend since start of coronavirus pandemic

Unemployment rates on downward trend since start of coronavirus pandemic

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Tax department advises those on unemployment to consider adjusting withholdings to avoid owing taxes

Image for Cree facility taking shape as framework construction continues

Cree facility taking shape as framework construction continues

Image for Budget director: NY won't consider slashing spending until after November election

Budget director: NY won't consider slashing spending until after November election

Image for Rome business gets $100K grant to expand production, create jobs

Rome business gets $100K grant to expand production, create jobs

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Annual Polar Express train ride postponed to 2021

Image for Griffo pushes state to delay plastic bag ban enforcement
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Griffo pushes state to delay plastic bag ban enforcement

Image for U.S. home sales spike an unprecedented 24.7% in July

U.S. home sales spike an unprecedented 24.7% in July

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Herkimer County IDA awarded $1 million for water line project

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Construction continues on $9M office building project in Rome

Image for 2 businesses awarded DRI funding for new locations in Rome
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2 businesses awarded DRI funding for new locations in Rome

Image for New York prepares for potential surge in unemployment claims

New York prepares for potential surge in unemployment claims

Image for Local housing authorities receive $640K in CARES Act funding

Local housing authorities receive $640K in CARES Act funding

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NASA research to be conducted at Rome drone test site

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Briggs & Stratton has 200 job openings in Sherrill

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Cuomo calls Trump's executive order 'laughable'

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Home 2 Suites by Hilton opens in Utica

Image for Utica Children's Museum awarded $200K for new location
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Utica Children's Museum awarded $200K for new location

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New law allows businesses to manufacture, sell liquor-infused ice cream

Image for Local companies awarded nearly $2 million to produce PPE
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Local companies awarded nearly $2 million to produce PPE

Image for 36,000 acres of land in Adirondacks on the market for $180 million

36,000 acres of land in Adirondacks on the market for $180 million

Image for Oneonta regional airport gets $70K in federal funding
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Oneonta regional airport gets $70K in federal funding

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Home prices on the rise throughout the U.S.

Image for Faxton Urgent Care closing, layoffs looming as MVHS struggles to recover from pandemic
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Faxton Urgent Care closing, layoffs looming as MVHS struggles to recover from pandemic

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Earthbound Trading Company moving into Sangertown Square

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New York State considering changing an old law to allow hair salons to open on Sundays

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Griffiss airport receives $4.5 million for runway improvements

Image for Schumer pushes for federal investment in semiconductor production at Cree
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Schumer pushes for federal investment in semiconductor production at Cree

Image for NDAA passes House, includes measures to help local industries
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NDAA passes House, includes measures to help local industries

Image for Mohawk Valley Economic Development District receives $400K in CARES Act funding

Mohawk Valley Economic Development District receives $400K in CARES Act funding

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Briggs & Stratton files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy

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Orgill construction ahead of schedule in Rome

Image for Tioga Downs Racetrack closing permanently in October
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Tioga Downs Racetrack closing permanently in October

Image for Vernon Downs to lay off most of its staff without word from state on reopening
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Vernon Downs to lay off most of its staff without word from state on reopening

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Crews finish foundation at Cree construction site in Marcy

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Herkimer County Chamber of Commerce holds focus group to discuss reopening

New York Coronavirus Cases

County data is updated nightly.

Cases: 1670716

Reported Deaths: 48049
CountyCasesDeaths
Queens2149058858
Kings2143669200
Suffolk1645393105
Nassau1505382935
Bronx1465595920
Westchester1090382116
New York1054913954
Erie660591610
Richmond578951590
Monroe52990993
Rockland39149895
Orange37631730
Onondaga32606634
Dutchess22678410
Albany21030333
Oneida19829480
Niagara15404312
Broome15169336
Saratoga12095145
Schenectady10946178
Ulster10206229
Rensselaer9124132
Putnam846086
Chautauqua7379123
Chemung6454130
Oswego606089
Ontario585889
St. Lawrence562289
Steuben5545138
Cayuga540689
Jefferson485263
Sullivan482260
Herkimer4578107
Wayne451065
Cattaraugus445876
Genesee4450118
Madison386985
Clinton370426
Livingston357656
Tompkins348942
Columbia342596
Fulton338984
Montgomery3219107
Cortland319260
Allegany291381
Warren287255
Wyoming285349
Tioga282656
Greene268271
Orleans246381
Chenango246170
Otsego240243
Washington236652
Franklin212012
Lewis208030
Seneca163253
Delaware154333
Essex135626
Schoharie122913
Yates101726
Schuyler87012
Hamilton2852
Unassigned182118
Out of NY0193
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