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Schumer and Gillibrand: Alfred State College Gets $1.5 Million

See the article here: https://wlea.net/schumer-and-gillibrand-alfred-state-college-gets-1-5-million/ April 12, 2018 ALLEGANY COUNTY, NY – U.S. Senate Minority Leader Charles E. Schumer and U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand have announced $1.5 million in federal funding to Alfred State College. The senators say that the funding was allocated through the Economic Development Administration (EDA) for the Biorefinery Development and Commercialization Center […]


U.S. Department of Commerce Invests $1.5 Million to Boost the Commercialization of Wood Products in New York

See the article here: https://www.eda.gov/news/press-releases/2018/04/11/alfred-ny.htm Contact: EDA Public Affairs Department, (202) 482-4085 April 11, 2018 WASHINGTON – U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross today announced that the Department’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding a $1.5 million grant to the Research Foundation for The State University of New York, Alfred State College, Alfred, New York, […]


Southern Tier West Announces Availability of Grant Funding

Salamanca, NY – Southern Tier West Regional Planning and Development Board has announced a schedule of general information sessions about the process to apply for grant funding through Appalachian Regional Commission’s Area Development Program. The sessions are free and do not require registration. The information will relate for potential applicants who are seeking funding for […]


COUNTY LEADERS LOOK TO RETAIN JOBS AFTER DRESSER-RAND ANNOUNCES RELOCATION

By Mark Goshgarian  |  February 21, 2018 @7:48 PM Spectrum News link WELLSVILLE, N.Y. — After 135 years in Wellsville, Dresser-Rand, makers of steam turbines, will close its doors and take about 250 jobs with it. Siemens, which still owns the commercial business, announced Tuesday it sold Dresser’s government work to Curtiss-Wright, and will relocate to North […]


Public Invited to the ACIDA Crossroads Development Master Plan Presentation

  The Allegany County Industrial Development Agency (ACIDA) will host a presentation January 27, 2018 at 2 p.m. at the Cross Roads Center in Belmont regarding the overall plan for the Crossroads Development at the exit off Interstate 86. The purpose of the meeting is to have local public officials, businesses and residents to review […]


Governor Supports Alfred State Project with $6.6 Million

  ALFRED, NY, January 2018 – New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo has included $6.6 million in his proposed budget for an initiative to attract more investment and prosperity for the state’s Southern Tier. Alfred State College (ASC) is leading the effort for this new Biorefinery Development and Commercialization Center (BDCC) for a sustainable solution to […]


Allegany County IDA fills the GE Lufkin Manufacturing Facility with Local Manufacturer

The Allegany County Industrial Development Agency (ACIDA) recently acquired ownership of the GE Lufkin facility on December 29, 2017. The ACIDA has also been successful in filling the manufacturing facility with PM Research who signed a long-term agreement to expand their operations in the manufacturing facility on January 8, 2018. PM Research has been headquartered […]


ACYPG plans Autumn Affair at the Wellsville Creative Arts Center

Looking to connect with other professionals in Allegany County? Come join the Allegany County Young Professionals Group at the Wellsville Creative Arts Center on Thursday, October 26th at 6:00pm for an evening of great food, networking, and fun! “We had a successful kick-off event in April, but decided to take the Summer off due to […]


Allegany County Announces Construction of Park and Ride

Allegany County is pleased to announce plans to construct a Park-and-Ride facility at the Crossroads Commerce & Conference Center (Crossroads Center) located at 6087 NYS Route 19N in the Town of Angelica, New York. The Crossroads Center is owned by the Allegany Industrial Development Agency (IDA). The Allegany IDA has also generously provided the land […]


Allegany County Crossroads Development Deal Signed

The Allegany County Industrial Development Agency (ACIDA) has executed a contract to build Crossroads Development, a multi-million-dollar project that will serve Allegany County colleges, businesses, and visitors along Interstate 86 at the Belmont exit. Rochester-based Hemisphere Management LLC and Novat Corp. LLC signed a contract for development, construction, and operation of a nationally branded upscale […]