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Business

Cannabis producer needs more electricity for Tryon expansion, official says

By JASON SUBIK The Leader-Herald JOHNSTOWN -- A local marijuana producer’s $55 million expansion project at the Tryon Technology Park has run into a power problem. An Aug. 31 letter from the Fulton County Industrial Development Agency’s Board Chairman Joseph Semione to National Grid ...

Gloversville council waives $43K in fees on property eyed for Glove City Lofts

GLOVERSVILLE -- The Common Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to authorize city Commissioner of Finance Tammie Weiterschan to waive $43,788 in unpaid fees plus penalties and interest connected to 52 Church St. — the 3-acre property proposed for the $20 million “Glove City Lofts” 75-unit ...

Broadalbin business producing success with 3D printing

BROADALBIN -- Julie Benware understands her storefront may be one of the area’s smallest manufacturing operations, even if she refers to its production as “printing.” Since she opened at 22 N. Main St., last January, assorted passersby have gone inside to ask Benware about the dice ...

Spread of COVID prompts one week shut down by Johnstown business

JOHNSTOWN -- Vince’s Pizza & Pasta on Monday announced it was voluntarily closing its business for one week after one of its employees tested positive for COVID-19. On Sunday, Fulton County had a COVID-19 positivity percentage of 8.56% with 19 new positives out of 222 tests administered, ...

Business plans garbage sorting facility in town of Johnstown

TOWN OF JOHNSTOWN -- Dumpster rental company Chris Rizzo Trucking is looking for the Fulton County Board of Supervisors to give its seal of approval for a garbage and recycling sorting facility the business plans to build on a Rose Street Extension property near its Route 29A ...

Judge conditionally OKs Purdue deal

By GEOFF MULVIHILL The Associated Press A federal bankruptcy judge on Wednesday gave conditional approval to a sweeping, potentially $10 billion plan submitted by OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma to settle a mountain of lawsuits over its role in the opioid crisis that has killed a ...