Don't write off our economy just yet. Whether or not fracking ever happens, it appears manufacturing is making a comeback in the Finger Lakes region. Finger Lakes Daily News reports:
The Cayuga Indian Nation of New York plans to begin manufacturing it's own brand of cigarettes later this year at the former Klionsky Scrap Metal property at 61 Ovid Street in Seneca Falls.No need to wait for Andy Cuomo's expensive regional economic development councils. Not subject to onerous New York regulations, not subsidized, not taxed, and producing a potentially deadly product, but a factory nonetheless.