Amsterdam’s MHXCo Foam Company boosting production with $500K state grant

Amsterdam’s MHXCo Foam Company boosting production with $500K state grant

AMSTERDAM — MHXCo Foam Company will boost its production capabilities and create new jobs at its Amsterdam facility when manufacturing processes are brought fully in-house through the support of a $500,000 state grant.The funding to MHXCo was among over $22 million in grants and tax-credit funding from Empire State Development recently awarded to 21 projects across the state through the Regional Economic Development Council initiative.“As we continue to make deep investments in New York communities, we remain committed to doing so in a way that expands opportunity, drives private investment, and bolsters our talented workforce,” said state Gov. Kathy Hochul…
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Town of Johnstown set to consider zoning change for Ossip farm

Town of Johnstown set to consider zoning change for Ossip farm

TOWN OF JOHNSTOWN - The Johnstown Town Board is preparing to conduct a public hearing on a proposed zoning change requested by the Fulton County Center for Regional Growth for two of the three "Ossip farm" properties located off Route 30A across the street from the Johnstown Industrial Park. Johnstown Supervisor Jack Wilson said several years ago the town government had been working on a plan to establish a business park at the location of the former Ossip farm, but was never able to contact the entity in control of the parcel. "We could never got an option on that…
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Supervisors set to consider adding dispatcher

Supervisors set to consider adding dispatcher

FULTON COUNTY - The personnel committee of the Fulton County Board of Supervisors Wednesday voted to endorse adding another full-time emergency dispatcher position to help deal with significant increases in the volume of calls in recent years. Fulton County Sheriff Richard Giardino said his department provides emergency dispatch services to 17 fire department and EMS companies and 8 police agencies, but the county hasn't increased the number of full-time dispatchers in years despite increasing call volume. "The dispatcher is the first person that people will talk to in the criminal justice system when they need help, either fire, police or…
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