Binghamton Local Business
Wednesday May 20 | via Press & Sun-Bulletin
New York State Electric & Gas Corp. customers will be paying more for electric and natural gas service by next May if New York regulators approve a rate increase requested by the utility. The proposed increase would raise average residential electric bills by $8 a month and average residential natural gas bills by $10 a month. Comment?
Thursday May 14 | via Press & Sun-Bulletin
BU graduation brings thousands to town this weekend About 3,400 degrees to be issued starting Friday Check out this story on pressconnects.com: http://press.sn/1HjG5nB On Saturday at Binghamton University, graduating senior Shavonna Hinton, 21, of Rochester, will speak during the commencement ceremony for the School of Management. In the audience will be 13 of her biggest fans: family members who plan to cheer her on at the 6 p.m. event. Comment?
Thursday May 14 | via Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen
BINGHAMTON, N.Y. - Norfolk Southern's pending $217 million acquisition of the former D&H rail line will cause 'minimal' layoffs at rail yards from Binghamton to Plattsburgh, according to railway officials. Canadian Pacific Railway, the D&H parent, filed layoff notices for 165 workers, but railway representatives said many of the employees covered by the notices will be offered similar positions by Norfolk Southern. Comment?
Tuesday May 12 | via Press & Sun-Bulletin
Start-Up NY chief promises results for the program Start-UP NY defended Check out this story on pressconnects.com: http://press.sn/1bNKn8n President and CEO of Empire State Development Howard Zemsky, left, and Binghamton University President Harvey Stenger, share a laugh after a Start-Up NY panel discussion at Binghamton University on Tuesday. Leaders of New York's economic development brigade told Binghamton to keep the faith that Start-Up NY will eventually reverse upstate's economic decline. Comment?
Monday May 11 | via Rochester Democrat and Chronicle
Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Monday announced a multi-agency crackdown on nail salons, days after the New York Times published a year-long investigation that found many in the tri-state area had been underpaying and mistreating their employees. Cuomo's office on Monday put together a task force of several state agencies to put together new health and safety rules for nail salons across New York, tasking the panel with investigating and recovering any unpaid wages for workers. Comment?
Monday May 11 | via ThomasNet
EMS Technologies, Inc. is pleased to announce the appointment of Mary Wescott to the position of Production Manager. "We were fortunate to find Mary when our previous Production Manager moved South for health reasons," commented EMS President, Mark Hotchkiss. Comment?
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