Last week Gov. Andrew Cuomo came to town to ballyhoo any number of pie-in-the-sky state-funded projects here in Central New York. In fact Cuomo poured $77.8 million into our area on Wednesday in the form of grants, tax credits and construction incentives to preserve jobs, boost local colleges and increase regional tourism.
Syracuse Realty Group to expand Village Commons in North Syracuse
Syracuse Realty Group, which is transforming North Syracuse’s former post office into luxury apartments, is seeking a tax break to expand its Village Commons Project.
Liverpool, North Syracuse vote to hire Bonadio Group
After Certified Public Accountant Mike Koagel passed away Aug. 24 at his Syracuse home, his accounting firm partner, Donald Vincentini, decided to cut back on his work load. That decision left two longtime clients of Koagel & Vincentini CPAs — the villages of Liverpool and North Syracuse — looking for new auditors.
The village business district is due for a refreshing bit of beautifying. Liverpool American Legion Post 188 Commander Ken Palmer appeared at last week’s village board meeting to share the post’s plans to commission murals to be painted on the sides of its building at 205 Cypress St.
To further the research at Griffiss, NUAIR Alliance has been established as a not-for-profit coalition of more than 90 private and public entities working together to manage UAS test ranges and promote unmanned transportation systems.
With fall now upon us, there are countless ways to make the most of it here in Central New York. One of the best ways to enjoy autumn is by visiting one of our many local farms, where you can buy local produce straight from our farmers, go on a hayride, or go apple picking.
The county clerk collects a 1 percent tax whenever a mortgage is filed with their office. Distribution of tax receipts (plus interest while the funds are in the custody of the county) is governed by Section 261 of the New York State Tax Law.
The Central New York economy has been changing for more than two decades, and the service and tourism industries are leading the way. Sales tax revenue generated by these emerging industries is funding county government more than ever before. Visitors — people who come here to spend their money in our hotels, restaurants and retail establishments, then leave — produce the best kind of revenue for the county.
Eagle News redesigns, rebrands
After working throughout the summer on a new look and feel for our newspapers, I’m proud to announce in this week’s edition that the Star-Review and all of Eagle News’ weekly publications are launching redesigned newspapers with a modular advertising grid and expanded space for local content.
Star-Review columnist Dorothy Heller will be among the many local folks celebrating the Clay Fall Festival, from noon to 4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 19, at Clay Historical Park located behind the Immanuel Lutheran Church at 4939 Route 31, in the hamlet of Clay next to the rail road tracks.
What began in 1975 as a small coalition of businesses within the Liverpool Central School District has grown to 400 members. The Greater Liverpool Chamber of Commerce celebrates its 40th anniversary next week.
For over a century, the state fair has had tremendous success in attracting visitors from all over the country to Central New York. This year was no exception. Recently, I joined state leaders as we announced plans to build on the fair’s success and economic impact by making it a world-class destination for conventions and other events all year-round.
Forty years passed in a flash, but I can still remember the sounds of 1975.
For the past 66 years, villagers have banked at Seneca Savings at 105 Second St. On Monday, Aug. 31, it will open a new location on Route 57 in the town of Clay.
With election season gearing up, candidates for office in the town of Cicero have disclosed their financials to the state.