Archive for November, 2013

Solar firms prove costly investments

Five years ago, government and local economic development officials made the costly decision to invest in northwest Ohio’s fledgling solar industry.

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Gloversville plans to hire police officer

GLOVERSVILLE - Police Chief Donald VanDeusen was given the go-ahead by members of the Common Council on Tuesday to schedule the testing and evaluations needed for hiring a new police officer as proposed in the 2014 budget, although no formal action…

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Colozzi's Party Card Shop survives despite economy

Walking into Colozzi’s Party Card Shop is like walking into another world. The scent of potpourri fills the air and soothing music wafts through aisles filled with quaint and charming knickknacks. But even here, the recession and New York’s tough economic climate have been felt – though customers might never be able to detect it.

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For many, layoffs force search for career guidance

Most economists claim the Great Recession ended in 2009, but don't tell that to Jerry Zembrycki and Don Van Hammond. They don't believe it.

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Hadera Paper threatens to fire 200 workers as strike intensifies

Strike launched after unionized workers refused management’s demands for salary concessions.

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Congress continues to stumble over budget as deadline nears

Congress's latest attempt at crafting a budget plan is on track to end up the same way as others have in the past decade: with little or no agreement.

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