The state processed hundreds of thousands of dollars in rent relief Monday after Senate Majority Leader U.S. Sen. Chuck Schumer chastised state officials over the weekend for the sluggish rollout of emergency housing relief, warning the assistance could be returned to the federal government …

CORFU — It’s been over a year since the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) was put in place and Canada is not adhering to what it agreed to follow, which affects local dairy farmers, Congressman Chris Jacobs says.

GOSHEN — The LEGOLAND® New York Resort in Orange County opened with fanfare this month as the first Northeastern theme park to open in 40 years, expected to help the Hudson Valley’s regional economic recovery after the fallout caused by COVID-19.

GameStop is aggressively expanding its warehouse distribution network as the company aims to transform itself into a serious e-commerce retailer. That much is clear.

Eric Vanstrom stuck by his dairy cows through a recession, a trade war and a global pandemic that forced him to dump milk into manure pits. This year, though, he’s finally had enough. The thing that’s putting him over the edge: Exorbitant grain prices.

GENESEO – Kelly DeGroff, a licensed real estate agent with RE/MAX Plus, enjoys helping clients find a place to call home.

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PERRY — Brian True and Stacia True have protected 770 acres of the True Farm using three conservation easements that will keep the land open as farmland, forever, according to Genesee Valley Conservancy officials.

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In the GLOW region in June 2020, Genesee County was at 9.5% unemployment, Livingston at 9,3%, Orleans at 10.8% and Wyoming at 8.8%.A year later, the June rates were 4.2 to 5% lower.

(TNS) – Mortgage rates plumbed new depths in December and January, setting all-time lows south of 3 percent. Rates have mostly climbed since then, and their trajectory for the rest of 2021 depends on a factor that hasn’t played a prominent role in the mortgage market for decades — inflation.

Nearly two years have passed since the state’s Upstate Cellular Coverage Task Force met to improve lacking cell phone service in rural and sparsely populated communities, but officials cast doubt Thursday the group will reconvene.

BATAVIA — The developer of a $22.4 million residential and retail project says construction and remediation at the site will start this fall after the state Office of Homes and Community Renewal (HCR) closes on financing.

LIVINGSTON — Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s signature is the last thing officials need to create a state tax credit to help property owners restore thousands of historic barns throughout rural and upstate New York.

LE ROY — After closing down as a COVID-19 precaution, Garden View Senior Center cut the ribbon Thursday afternoon to announce it is opening back up.

DARIEN CENTER — The faith-based group Freedom Fellowship, has added a building to its property and has a couple of new businesses open to the community — a boutique and automotive repair shop.

BATAVIA — County investigators are focusing on an electrical, thermal blanket as the cause of a fire Friday night that damaged the Summit Lubricants industrial complex on Pearl Street Road.

Twenty-five members of Congress pleaded with President Joe Biden this week to reimburse dairy farmers millions of dollars for lost milk revenue as the market faces continued disruption in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic.

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The state could receive up to $200 million in a historic settlement, if approved, that would require the Sackler family to pay $4.5 billion and permanently shutter disgraced OxyContin company Purdue Pharma for its role in fueling the opioid epidemic that killed hundreds of thousands of Ameri…

Local government organizations, non-profits and others who assist certain businesses with applying to a federal program to help them recover from COVID-19 have until July 23 to submit proposals to the Small Business Administration (SBA).

ROCHESTER — The Bob Johnson Auto Group, which has dealerships in Genesee and Livingston County, announced a major expansion this week with the purchase of all nine Dorschel Automotive Group locations on West Henrietta Road in Rochester.

SPARTA – Tucked back in the hills of Sparta, Kevin and Annetta Herrington, along with their children Jessica and Tyler, farm a 50-cow dairy operation milking both Holsteins and Jersey cows. They also sell both high protein and butterfat milk and breed and sell calves with superior genetics t…

(TNS) – Tyson Foods Inc. said it’s recalling about 8.5 million pounds of frozen, fully cooked chicken on precaution because of potential exposure to listeria bacteria.