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Southern Tier Awarded $81.9 Million in Economic Development Funds



The Southern Tier is getting a good chunk of the $750 million in New York State Regional Economic Development grant awards this year. 

Governor Andrew Cuomo and the state Economic Development Agency have announced the region would be getting $81.9 million to fund 87 projects and has been designated a top performer for economic development in the state. 

Among projects being funded are a high-tech Downtown Binghamton incubator and infrastructure improvements at the Greater Binghamton Airport.

Some other projects included in the funding involve the long-discussed sewer line for along Airport Road in Broome County, environmentally friendly pavement at the public safety facility in Broome County to reduce storm-water runoff, renovations to the Roberson Museum and Science Center and over two million dollars for developing the former Cowles Hall dormatory at Elmira College into a center for the college’s nursing, speech and hearing programs as well as providing space for new healthcare programs.


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