Governor Cuomo announced several initiatives to encourage the continued growth of agribusiness across New York. The New York State New Farmers Grant Fund launched Tuesday and is now taking applications. The $614,000 Fund will provide grants of up to $50,000 for eligible farmers who participate in the production of an agricultural product on a commercial farm operation within New York. Funds can be used for up to 50 percent of project costs to lease or purchase farm machinery and equipment; for the construction or expansion of farm buildings or systems; Empire State Development, & the Department of Agriculture and Markets, will administer the Fund.
The New York State Office of General Services will hold surplus vehicle, highway equipment, and miscellaneous property auctions locally today & tomorrow. Auctions will be at 9:30 this morning at NYS Department of Transportation, 241 Colesville Road, Binghamton & at 1:30 today at the State Office for People with Developmental Disabilities at 249 Glenwood Road, Binghamton. Tomorrow’s auction will be at 9:30 AM at SUNY Delhi and 1:30 PM at the State Police Troop C headquarters on Route 7 in Sidney. A listing of auctions is on line at nysstore.com; specific items and terms of sale are at ogs.ny.gov.
The Chenango Arts Council has booked the Colonia Theater in Norwich on a number of Wednesday nights, for their “Chenango Film Series” starting tonight. Council director Diane Batson-Smith told WCDO News about the series:
(Diane Batson-Smith 10-15-14)
Memberships or more information about the Chenango arts council programs are available at Chenango arts.org or at 336-2787.
A Free Rabies Vaccination Clinic for dogs, cats, and ferrets will be held tonight from 6:00 to 8:00 PM at the Delhi Fire Hall, at 140 Delview Terrace. County Officials stated that will be the last Rabies Clinic for 2014, more information is available at 832-5200 or delawarecountypublichealth.com.