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State Fair Promotes Agricultural Traditions and Family Fun

The Great New York State Fair will once again kick off on Aug. 23 and run until Monday, Sept. 4. Last year, more than 1 million people attended the fair which features animal exhibits, concerts, horse shows, the famous butter sculpture, history,...

August 21, 2017
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529 ABLE Savings Accounts Available Now to Individuals, Families with Disabilities

Individuals with disabilities and their family members now have a new way to save and plan for future expenses. New Yorkers can now open a tax-deferred 529 Achieving a Better Life Experience (ABLE) account. The accounts are a savings option for...

August 14, 2017
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Barclay: Grant and Zero-Interest Loan to Assist Phoenix with Water Projects

“I am glad the Village of Phoenix was awarded this grant and the zero-interest financing to help facilitate improvements to public water projects. This state funding will help reduce the costs of this project and keep the Village of Phoenix moving...

August 10, 2017
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Ritchie, Barclay to Host Additional Informational Meeting on Lake Ontario Flood Recovery Program in Mexico


Sen. Patty Ritchie (R—Oswegatchie) and Assemblyman Will Barclay (R,C,I,Ref—Pulasi) will host an informational meeting together with Neighbors of Watertown on the Lake Ontario Flood Recovery Program Tuesday, Aug. 15 from 6:30-8 p.m. at the Mexico...

August 8, 2017
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Craft Beverages Given More Support in State Law

The craft beverage industry is among the fastest-growing industries in New York with nearly 900 licensed manufacturers in the state. Part of this growth has to do with the state’s focus in recent years on trying to make it easier for craft beverage...

August 4, 2017
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