Cornell Cooperative Extension of Steuben Centennial Celebration

The public is invited to the Cornell Cooperative Extension of Steuben County’s Centennial Celebration on Friday, September 14, 2018 from 6:00-11:00 p.m. at Pleasant Valley Wine Company, 8260 Pleasant Valley Road in Hammondsport, NY. Pleasant Valley Wine Company is the oldest winery in the Finger Lakes region. Established in 1860, the winery proudly displays the designation U.S. Bonded Winery No. 1 and has eight remarkable stone buildings listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Spend the evening with CCE-Steuben celebrating 100 years of catalyzing change in Steuben County.

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Kraft-Heinz: Several Parties Interested In Steuben Factory

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Workers at the Kraft-Heinz factory in Steuben County can keep their jobs a little longer. Kraft was going to start shutting down on May 26 if they couldn’t find a buyer, but there’s some interest. It’s not publicly known who the interested buyers are, but a spokesman with Kraft, Michael Mullen, said they’re optimistic they’ll reach a deal by the end of the summer. “We are extending the term of employment for 330 of our Campbell employees through August 23,” said Mullen, in a statement. In February, Kraft had announced layoffs for 330 employees.

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Campbell Officials Rally To Save Kraft Plant In Steuben Co.

The town of Campbell in Steuben County, New York has a strategy meeting Monday. Town officials are trying to come up with a plan to save the local Kraft Foods plant, which supplies nearly 400 jobs in the small community. After Kraft merged with H. J. Heinz Company last summer, the combined Kraft Heinz Company has been downsizing. Late last month, it announced plans to close the Campbell plant, along with three others in upstate New York. However, after an effort from state officials, the company reversed course last week.