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Greene County Youth Fair to Receive Critical Infrastructure Improvement Funds from NYS

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Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Monday 56 county and youth fairs across the state, including the Greene County Youth Fair, would each receive $89,285 to offset the cost of improvement and renovation projects, including new construction. It has been nearly a

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Free Microenterprise Classes Can Help You Become Greene County’s Next Successful Business

Greene County NY Microenterprise Assistance Program

New businesses may begin with the dream of being your own boss and making millions, but all too often, they close their doors soon after the ribbon is cut. Most new businesses that fail are simply overwhelmed by the need

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Greene County Legislature Resolution to Support Ride-Sharing Legislation in Upstate New York

Ride Sharing Legislation Supported by Greene County Legislature

In its Wednesday, January 18th Regular Meeting, the Greene County Legislature adopted a resolution in support of New York State allowing ride-sharing companies such as Uber and Lyft to provide services in Upstate New York.  Currently, New York State law

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Stephen Petronio Dance Company to Establish Residency in Cairo, NY


The Stephen Petronio Company, which has spent the last year fund-raising for a permanent home for its nascent choreographic residency program, has bought a 175-acre property in the hamlet of Round Top, town of Cairo, NY. Called Crows Nest, the

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New Greene County Jail – Adoption of Complete Final Environmental Impact Statement

Greene County NY Public Notice

On December 21, 2016 the Greene County Legislature declared the Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS) for the New Greene County Jail complete and available for public comment beginning on December 22, 2016. Printed copies of the FESI are available for

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3 Greene County Buildings Named Oldest in Upstate New York

The Albertus Van Loon House (surname is pronounced like “van loan”) is one of the oldest extant buildings in New York State. It is located in Athens, New York at 85 North Washington Street (also known as New York State

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Greene County has been awarded nearly $1.7 million in economic development funding, state officials announced Thursday. An overall award of $83.1 million was granted to the Capital Region, an area encompassing Columbia, Greene, Albany, Schenectady, Rensselaer, Hamilton and Warren counties,

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Northeast Treaters Receives Planning Achievement Award for Athens, NY Facility Improvements

Northeast Treaters Planning Award Greene County NY

Northeast Treaters was honored by the Greene County Legislature and County Planning Board with a Planning Achievement Award in the categories of Economic Development and Environmental Preservation.   The award, presented by County Planning Board Chairman Erik Allan, was given

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Approving Standard Workday For Elected & Appointed Officials For Retirement Purposes

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Greene County Launches Improved Website for Buy In Greene – Invest In Greene Initiative


Website Improvements Help Smartphone Users Find Local Businesses Just in time for this year’s holiday buying season, Greene County has launched an upgrade to its website at Visitors will find it easier to locate over a thousand enrolled businesses and

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