Greenidge plant exempt from new moratorium

The legislation, signed Tuesday by Gov. Kathy Hochul, targets proof-of-work cryptocurrency mining operations, but it does not apply to operators that have already filed paperwork for new or renewal permits.

From Rochester to mayor of Genoa

Before he became mayor of Genoa, the birthplace of Christopher Columbus, Marco Bucci worked in Rochester for Kodak and Carestream Health. In an interview with the Beacon, he recalls his time here and talks about the debate over Columbus’ legacy.