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Springbook Announces Pay Raises & Incentive Pay

Springbook in Oneonta announces pay raises and COVID-19 relates incentives. All Otsego reports the pay hikes apply to all workers while the incentive pay is for current and new employees. The non-provit unveiled a new payment system allowing workers to access wages as they earn them or on a traditional biweekly pay schedule. Source: Springbrook … Continue Reading Springbook Announces Pay Raises & Incentive Pay

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Milne Library Migrating Interlibrary Loan Software

This coming Tuesday SUNY Oneonta’s Milne Library’s interlibrary loan system is migrating its software system to a different provider. As a result, interlibrary loan services will be unavailable during the migration process. Library personnel say resource sharing services such as borrowing from other SUNY libraries should not be impacted. Source: Interlibrary loan temporary service interruption

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2 Economic Development Organizations Get Federal Grants

A pair of economic development organizations are awarded grants from the federal. Economic Development Administration. The Southern Tier East Regional Planning Development Board and the Mohawk Valley Economic Development District each received $70,000 to develop and implement a comprehensive economic development strategy. A total of $420,000 was awarded statewide. Source: Schumer, Gillibrand Announce Over $400,000 … Continue Reading 2 Economic Development Organizations Get Federal Grants

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SUNY Oneonta Student Learning Center Ambassadors Available To Speak With Claswes

SUNY Oneonta’s Student Learning Center is offering instructors the opportunity to have an ambassador speak with classes about the Center’s services. The presentation takes about 15 minutes and can be done in person or virtually. Get more information on the Center by logging on to slc.oneonta.edu. Source: Student Learning Center ambassadors available to speak

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SUNY Oneonta’s Student Diversity & Leadership Conference Set For Mar. 26

SUNY Oneonta’s Student Diversity & Leadership Conference takes place Mar. 26 at Hunt College Union. designed for individuals to interact with student, administrator, and faculty presenters and exchange information to enhance multicultural comprehension, self-awareness, and leadership skills. The Office of Equity and Inclusion is calling for proposals with a submission deadline of Feb. 18. Source: … Continue Reading SUNY Oneonta’s Student Diversity & Leadership Conference Set For Mar. 26

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Movie Theaters To Begin Selling Beer & Wine

The State Liquor Authority green-lights selling wine and beer at movie theaters. According to the Times-Union the National Association of Movie Theatre Owners said they should be allowed the same provisions as other non-restaurant businesses that sell alcohol. Theaters will have to obtain a liquor license before beginning sales. Source: https://www.timesunion.com/news/article/Beer-wine-sales-approved-for-movie-theaters-16788417.php

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Tague Distributing COVID-19 Test Kits & Masks

102nd District Assemblyman Chris Tague is distributing COVID-19 home test kits and KN95 masks on Sunday from 11:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. at his Schoharie District Office on Park Place. According to the Cobleskill Times Journal the The distribution is a drive-thru with a limit of one kit and one mask per person. Source: https://cobleskilltimesjournal.com/article.asp?id=105769

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CCHD No Longer Accepting Home COVID-19 Test Results

The Chenango County Health Department no longer registers home COVID-19 test results through its website. Officials say those who test positive should self-isolate for 5 days and notify close contacts of the test results. The department also asks parents of children who test positive to report it to the school. Source: https://www.facebook.com/ChenangoLHD/posts/238509708455757

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NY Boots Electric Vehicle Rebate Program

New Yorl’s electric vehicle rebate program gets a $12 million boost. It provides for up to a $2,000 rebate on more than 60 makes and models. The state also allocated $2.7 million to local governments for purchasing electric vehicles and install zero-emission charging/fueling stations for public use. Source: https://www.governor.ny.gov/news/governor-hochul-adds-12-million-program-helps-consumers-save-2000-when-purchasing-electric