Governor Cuomo Announces More than $700 Million in Economic Development Resources Awarded in Sixth Round of Regional Council Initiative

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced that more than $700 million in economic and community development funding has been awarded through Round VI of the Regional Economic Development Council initiative. A centerpiece of the Governor’s strategy to jumpstart the economy … Read More

Posted on 12/9/2016

Floor Plans Unveiled for Oneonta Food Hub

ONEONTA – Floor plans for the Susquehanna Regional Food & Beverage Hub – they include a meat-processing plant, a “double-sized” commercial kitchen and 33 units of apartment housing – were detailed during a meeting at Foothills this morning. “I worked … Read More

Posted on 11/18/2016

“Authentically Oneonta” Committee Appointed

ONEONTA – Mayor Gary Herzig has announced a blue-ribbon panel of some of the city’s top community leaders to plan how to best spend Governor Cuomo’s $10 million downtown revitalization grant received in July to help implement the “food hub” … Read More

Posted on 9/20/2016

Hartwick Named Otsego Now’s “Partner of the Year”

Hartwick College was recently named Partner of the Year by Otsego Now, the hub for economic progress of Otsego County. The organization cited the College’s increasing role as an advocate and partner in driving economic growth in Oneonta and the … Read More

Posted on 7/22/2016


ONEONTA – Governor Cuomo couldn’t make it, called away from a City of the Hills appearance by a collapsing crane on the Tappan Zee Bridge project. But he sent the check. $10 million. Howard Zemsky, Empire Development Corp. president, announced … Read More

Posted on 7/20/2016