NEW YORK — Leaders in the state’s 10 regions can start applying for more than $750 million in grants earmarked for economic development projects, officials said, as New York works to rebuild from the fiscal fallout of the coronavirus pandemic.

BATAVIA — Batavia Special Needs Apartments, LP plans to add units to its East Main Street housing, with construction expected to start this summer, said DePaul Properties Inc., which operates the campus.

AVON – Local students and teachers will make a virtual visit to Mulligan Farm on Barber Road this week as part of American Dairy Association North East’s virtual farm tours.

(TNS) – Pfizer Inc. and its partner BioNTech SE have asked U.S. regulators for full approval of their COVID-19 vaccine, a milestone in their effort to make the shot a sustainable revenue source that goes well beyond its current standing as an emergency product.

Joe Biden is betting $100 billion he can deliver a lifeline to rural America, and a boost to the economy overall, by making high-speed internet available to all Americans.

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GENESEO — When Pamela SinClair retired last May after 40 years at Kodak, she and longtime partner Harold Morris were looking forward to spending their golden years exploring the backroads of America together on Morris’s Harley-Davidson motorcycle.

BATAVIA — The Town of Batavia Planning Board has given a thumbs-up to the drive-thru for a proposed Chipotle Mexican Grill on Veterans Memorial Drive.

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CORRECTION: Due to a reporting error, an earlier version of this story incorrectly reported the number of unemployment identity-theft fraud cases that New York has responded to in 2021 as the amount paid in identity-theft related unemployment fraud. The number of cases remains nearly double …

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NEW YORK — Most COVID-19 rules restricting capacity in businesses will be lifted and increased at public events in the tri-state area in the coming weeks as coronavirus infections and hospitalizations drop, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Monday.

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Leaders in the state’s restaurant industry are hopeful as thousands of New York eateries, diners and bars can pre-register this weekend to apply for up to $10 million in federal aid to assist with economic hardships due to the coronavirus pandemic.

ALBANY — State Senate Republicans pushed back against their Democratic colleagues Tuesday for a provision in proposed climate change legislation that would increase the cost of gasoline and home heating fuel.

ITHACA – Todd Schmit, an associate professor in the Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management, and Dyson extension associate Matt LeRoux, will use a grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture on research to help improve the ma…

The Daily News has recently launched an e-edition, a digital replica of the printed newspaper — minus any ink stains — that brings the traditional printed paper into the digital world.

ALBANY — New York’s egg production has increased compared to the same time last year, according to the United States Department of Agriculture.

ALBANY — New York State Agriculture Commissioner Richard A. Ball is reminding New York farmers ahead of the May 17, 2021 tax filing deadline that they are eligible to receive a tax credit for qualifying food donations made to food banks and other emergency food providers in the tax year 2020.

ALBANY — Officials continue to review potential appointees to the state’s Office of Cannabis Management and Cannabis Control Board — the entities to license and regulate the state’s new market for adult-use recreational marijuana — as New Yorkers wait on more specifics to enter the business.

ALBANY — Last call for bars and restaurants in New York will be an hour later starting today as Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo announced Wednesday that the state is extending its current COVID curfew on eateries until midnight.

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WARSAW — A series of upcoming vaccination clinics in Wyoming County is aimed at farmers, farm workers, ag support businesses, employees and their families.

As a community banking professional and father of two children, I often think about the importance of teaching them financial literacy. During “Community Banking Month,” we celebrate “National Teach Children to Save Day” on Thursday, April 22 — a perfect opportunity for both parents and care…

Republican lawmakers are calling for the elimination of the curfew on restaurants and bars one day after the governor extended it from 11 p.m. to midnight.

ALBANY — Now that it’s approved, activists are pushing the state to quickly open a program for up to 1.2 million New Yorkers behind on housing payments due to the pandemic to apply for $2.4 billion in federal rent relief in the state Legislature’s 2021-22 budget and meet congressional spendi…

HARRISBURG, Pa – The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) will conduct the 2021 Maple Syrup Survey for the Northeast Region. The survey will collect information from approximately 1,600 Northeastern producers.

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The legalization of marijuana will pose new opportunities for New York farmers, but some are questioning how a new state management board slated to set thresholds and make decisions to impact the cannabis-growing industry and local agriculture.