National Grid Small Business Spotlight Series

  National Grid is hosting a Free Small Business Webinar on Friday, May 21, at 11 a.m. This webinar is being offered to approximately 200k Small Businesses across all jurisdictions, in an attempt to educate customers on assistance programs that are available. Future webinars will be offered regionally. Topics to be covered include: What’s new…

Staffworks Named Best Place to Work for Third Consecutive Year

  Staffworks, Central New York’s largest independently owned regional staffing services company, has once again been recognized as one of Central New York’s Best Places to Work. BizEvents and The Business Journal News Network recognize Central New York’s leading employers based upon the results of an employee satisfaction survey. The confidential survey, distributed by Research…

SUNY Poly Professor Awarded $250,000 for Development of Bioengineered Blood Thinner

  SUNY Polytechnic Institute (SUNY Poly) announced today that Professor of Nanobioscience Dr. Susan Sharfstein is receiving $250,000 in new funding from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to support production of a bioengineered version of the anticoagulant (blood thinner) known as heparin, which could lead to a more cost-effective therapy and more reliable production. The award…

Join United Way Emerging Leaders United!

    United Way of the Mohawk Valley’s Emerging Leaders United (ELU) supports young professionals developing both personally and professionally by focusing on fundraising, volunteering, and networking. The mission of ELU is to support the work of United Way MV and foster community engagement among the next generation of leaders in the Mohawk Valley. ELU…

Opposing Increase in State Gasoline Sales Tax

Approved May 11, 2021 RESOLUTION OF THE GREATER UTICA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE IN OPPOSITON TO INCREASE IN STATE SALES TAX ON GASOLINE WHEREAS, various members of the NY State Senate and NY State Assembly have introduced legislation (bills S4264A and A6967 respectively) that would enact a proposed “Climate and Community Investment Act”; and WHEREAS, the…

Staffworks is Hiring! Staff Accountant

  Staffworks has an immediate opening for a Staff Accountant for a well-respected, family-owned and operated business in Boonville, NY!    The preferred candidate must have a positive attitude, excellent attention to detail, the ability to multitask and work effectively in a fast-paced office environment.   This is a temporary to permanent job opportunity with…

AmeriCU Credit Union Joins CO-OP ATM network

  AmeriCU members now have surcharge-free access to over 30,000 ATMs nationwide.   The credit union’s participation in the CO-OP ATM network, managed by CO-OP Financial Services, means easier access and greater convenience for AmeriCU members to conduct their transactions from wherever they are. “That’s convenience even some of the biggest banks can’t match, and…