Employees at Remington Arms in Ilion were told on Wednesday to prepare for a temporary work furlough, according to workers. The news came during a company-wide meeting held at the plant earlier in the day.
In the recent 5-4 vote by the Utica Common Council to extend term limits from 8 years to 12, did one of the county cil members vote against his better judgement in order to save his son's job at city hall? According to John Byrne, that's exactly what happened.
The New York Mets are in the process of buying the AAA Syracuse Chiefs and making them their top farm club. The sale is pending approval of their 1,800 share holders, one of them being former board member Fred Matt of the F.X. Matt Brewery. What is Fred's take on the sale?