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New York lawmakers vote to block Finger Lakes trash incinerator


ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — State lawmakers in New York have voted to block plans for a massive trash incinerator proposed for the Finger Lakes region. By a unanimous vote, the state Senate passed legislation Wednesday that would prohibit the project from moving forward. The Assembly passed ...

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Work on casino continues, as does opposition

TYRE  — Construction of a new casino in the Finger Lakes is entering a new phase even as opponents continue their effort to block the Las Vegas-style gambling venue. The developers of Lago Resort and Casino say Monday that crews ...

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Economic Development Council to meet

An open session of the Finger Lakes Regional Economic Development Council, including a series fo presentations from each of the council’s 19 work groups, will be held from 10 a.m. to noon today, May 21, at R. Thomas Flynn Campus ...

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Developer will bid for casino in Finger Lakes

TYRE — An upstate New York developer says he wants to build a $350 million casino in the Finger Lakes. Wilmorite Chairman Thomas Wilmot says Thursday the proposed casino complex in the town to Tyre in Seneca County would include ...

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Finger Lakes Riesling wins top award for NY wines

WATKINS GLEN — Keuka Spring Vineyards in the Finger Lakes has a new silver chalice to display after its 2012 Riesling won the top award at the New York Wine & Food Classic in Watkins Glen. Gov. Andrew Cuomo presented ...

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Archaeology group buys 2 Iroquois sites

ALBANY — A national archaeology preservation group has bought two former Cayuga Indian village sites in New York’s Finger Lakes region as part of the organization’s ongoing effort to protect historical sites linked to the Iroquois. Andy Stout, eastern regional ...

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Vineyard owners: Wine, fracking don’t mix

The hillside vineyards of New York’s Finger Lakes region make money producing fine Rieslings and inviting tourists to sip white wine by the water’s edge. Now winery owners are worried about the prospect of a grittier kind of economic development: ...

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Wind cases blowing forward

Separate cases involving a wind turbine project in two Finger Lakes communities are moving ahead. Monroe County Supreme Court Justice John J. Ark on Wednesday denied the Town of Italy’s request to dismiss an Article 78 petition ...

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New Finger Lakes clean energy facility planned

India company Moser Baer Technologies is partnering with a Canandaigua company to establish the world’s first pilot production facility for Organic Light Emitting Diode lighting panels.

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