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#1 RICH

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Posted 16 March 2018 - 10:59 AM

How are they going to do that and get the latest news to your home in the am.

#2 Spuds

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Posted 16 March 2018 - 11:28 AM

No problem since they don't get the latest news to you now! LOL


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Posted 16 March 2018 - 12:59 PM

Here is the story........

 

Press & Sun-Bulletin printing to move from Johnson City to Rochester beginning in June

pressconnects.comPublished 10:01 a.m. ET March 16, 2018 | Updated 10:08 a.m. ET March 16, 2018

     

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Printing operations at the Press & Sun-Bulletin will end and shift to a regional facility in Rochester owned by its parent company, officials announced.

The move is expected to take place in mid-June and affects about 98 employees involved in printing and packaging at the Gannett Co. owned plant at 10 Gannett Drive Johnson City, NY 13790. The company will continue distribution at this facility.

“The decision was made to create operational efficiencies and savings within Gannett. This will allow us the ability to fully use the resources of Rochester’s Facility and its state-of-the-art equipment by combining and consolidating the printing operations”, said George Troyano, President of Central New York Media, part of the USA TODAY Network. 

Printing operations have been consolidated throughout the industry over several decades. 

Troyano said the company will assist employees in applying for any other positions in the company for which they are qualified.  Additionally, they will be eligible to apply for positions at the Rochester facility.

He said the change is not expected to significantly change delivery times of products. 

“We want to thank our loyal, hard-working employees for their many contributions in helping to produce the quality content we deliver every day,” Troyano said. “Leveraging all resources will allow us to continue our focus on delivering great content and journalism, without compromising quality.”

Gannett owns USA TODAY and 109 local news operations including 6 in New York. Binghamton, Ithaca, and Elmira products will be printed in the same plant that now produces the Rochester Democrat and Chronicle.


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#4 Back in Black

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Posted 16 March 2018 - 01:33 PM

The JC facility isnt even that old. Seems like such a waste.
Not to mention that once again this area gets shafted out of jobs by corporate decisions being made elsewhere.
Nice.

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Posted 16 March 2018 - 01:58 PM

If I remember correctly, Tom Libous got a big chunk of taxpayer dollars for that new printing press at the JC location.  Wonder if a refund is coming?



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Posted 16 March 2018 - 03:57 PM

If I remember correctly, Tom Libous got a big chunk of taxpayer dollars for that new printing press at the JC location.  Wonder if a refund is coming?

Let's dig old Tommy boy up and see. or maybe just ask Fat Fran , he made sure she got all his ill gotten gains.



#7 Mr. Met

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Posted 16 March 2018 - 06:08 PM

Didn't they just build that god damn thing? LOL. What a joke. 

 

I can't believe anyone would ever WILLINGLY pay for a subscription to that rag. 



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Posted 17 March 2018 - 11:09 AM

the change is not expected to significantly change delivery times of products

 

 

 

How can this possibly be?



#9 Jacksonx3

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Posted 17 March 2018 - 12:40 PM

How can this possibly be?


I think it may be because the print edition contains almost no current news. Most of the stories are several days old. I get the Sunday paper and often find stories about news event that I’ve read online earlier in the week. Sports scores are delayed. Opinion, local interest and classifieds aren’t time sensitive. Just push the deadline for news back a couple hours to transport from Rochester to Binghamton and the difference will be minimal - except for a few more days of “your delivery will be delayed”...

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Posted 17 March 2018 - 01:35 PM

 
 
How can this possibly be?

it doesnt have to be. But it sure sounds good, no?

Dont worry, the check is in the mail.

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Posted 18 March 2018 - 12:29 AM

Don't worry folks you still have the Penny Saver



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