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WCC and Westchester County are launching the new training program in 2022, and students will be able to attain the Manufacturing Skill Standards Council (MSSC) CPT 4.0 Certification through it.
For this round, the Downtown Revitalization Initiative's statewide budget was doubled from $100 million to $200 million, allowing each of New York's 10 economic development councils to nominate two $10 million awardees or one municipality to receive $20 million.
The membership program launched in Westchester on Nov. 1, after building up its following of tens of thousands of members and hundreds of restaurants in Long Island, Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, Staten Island, parts of New Jersey and in West Palm Beach, Florida.
The Hynes Institute will utilize over $350,000 in partnership with Syracuse University to support veteran entrepreneurship locally and nationally, especially for small businesses hit hard by the pandemic.
The grant will enable the expansion of the Biological and Environmental Data Education Network, offering training, resources and professional development opportunities for biology and environmental science instructors to enable them to teach the skill set in their regular coursework.
Ambulnz, a health care and technology company, has entered an agreement with the Putnam County Bureau of Emergency Services to offer in the county the company's first dedicated 911 system.
Gov. Hochul announced on Friday that $2.4 billion in ERAP funding later, the state is unable to fulfill many pending assistance requests left and is turning to hope of $996 million in additional federal funding to sustain the program for another four months.
The Business Journals spoke with Brian Amkraut, the new vice president of Workforce Credentialing and Community Impact at Mercy, who comes to the position with 15 years of experience in higher education administration and lifelong learning programs.
Douglas Elliman's spin-off from parent company Vector Group will allow Elliman to become a standalone, publicly traded company by the end of the year.
New York state's $450 million "Bring Back Tourism, Bring Back Jobs" recovery package is a comprehensive plan to support the revitalization of tourism and hospitality in New York and help employees and businesses in the sector.
The proposal is part of Ryan's 2022 Ulster County Executive Budget Capital Improvement Program, and would centralize various county government functions under one roof, at the new Ulster County Public Safety Communications Center.
Spearheaded by the Westchester County Association, the Y-Zone is a new digital opportunity zone that will provide free internet access to between 250 and 400 need-based households.