Archive for December, 2014

Rep. Reed hopeful for growth in 2015

December 30, 2014

By Christopher Michel, Olean Times Herald

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Taking stock of 2014 as it comes to a close, U.S. Rep. Tom Reed, R-Corning, believes New York’s 23rd congressional district is poised for economic growth in the new year.

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Top 10 of 2014: No. 7 – Officials hoping Route 219 work builds a bridge to better future

December 24, 2014

by Kathy Mellott, Tribune-Democrat

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An aerial view of the 12-mile stretch of real estate between Somerset and Meyersdale may seem unimpressive to many, but for those who have been waiting for a modern Route 219, the view is magnificent.

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The Tribune-Democrat: Laurels and barbs

December 22, 2014

Editorial: The Tribune-Democrat

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Laurel: Continental 1 envisions a 1,500-mile trade corridor stretching from Toronto to Miami. The group’s 2015 agenda vows to push for completion of a 10-mile, four-lane limited-access highway from the Meyersdale bypass to Interstate 68 near Grantsville, Maryland. Completion of the link “changes the conversation for every state along the corridor,” said Meg Lauerman, executive director of Continental 1, based in Buffalo. Work is currently underway to extend Route 219 from Somerset to Meyersdale.

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