Report: Utica-Rome area last in projected economic growth

There are 20 comments on the Jun 26, 2014, WKTV story titled Report: Utica-Rome area last in projected economic growth. In it, WKTV reports that:

The U.S. Conference of Mayors 2014 Economic Forecast ranks the Utica-Rome area last in projected economic growth for 2013-2020 out of 363 communities surveyed nationwide.

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Since: May 14

Clifton Park, NY

#25 Jun 27, 2014
Do Michael jackson wrote:
No no no no! According to the all-seeing all-knowing defenders of the Godlike utica poLICE it's "ALL THE BLACKS FAULT!!"!
Can't you just tell they always have all the answers so far?
It's always the blacks fault. Lol! Obviously the utica region is the only region that can't succeed with having "the blacks". Lol!

Since: Jan 08

Rome

#26 Jun 27, 2014
Utica Positivity Brigade wrote:
This is probably the most positive thing I've ever heard about Utica.
It's kinda insulting that they lump Rome in with Utica, as if to pump up Utica's numbers.
RomanRains

Canastota, NY

#30 Jun 27, 2014
Utica Lies and Riggies wrote:
<quoted text>
Tomes new city motto is "at least we're not Binghampton".
Rome tied with Binghamton for the top spot. Both have 1% growth rates.
RomanRains

Canastota, NY

#31 Jun 27, 2014
frankcor wrote:
<quoted text>It's kinda insulting that they lump Rome in with Utica, as if to pump up Utica's numbers.
It's because Utica-Rome is the metro area, dickbreath.
grindbanana

New Hartford, NY

#35 Jun 27, 2014
What do you use to keep the bag tight on your head ?

How many corns does mammy have ?
grindbanana

New Hartford, NY

#36 Jun 27, 2014
chief feather wrote:
<quoted text> Get your REGGIN lips off the ground REGGIN.
Get that bag tight on your REGGIN head APE then stop that APE mammy from poping out more welfare SREGGIN.
Be nice, remember,, if not for the America government they would starve to death like back home.
grindbanana

New Hartford, NY

#37 Jun 27, 2014
Obsessed with utica, stalking men, stalks Bobby, posts on same threads as riggie and same address.

HIGH TECH for EBT
grindbanana

New Hartford, NY

#38 Jun 27, 2014
UPD fail wrote:
Only APES I see are my family!
How do you polish your gold tooth ?

Do you use orbital buffer on the gold tooth ?

Can you chew through a gazelle bone ?

Can you redirect light with it ?
grindbanana

New Hartford, NY

#39 Jun 27, 2014
UPD fail wrote:
Only APES I see is my mammy an baby daddy!
What caliber bullet can your gold tooth stop fired by your home boys ?
f government

Rome, NY

#40 Jun 27, 2014
Keep believing in your government. How much more you going to take before you say no more
Robert T Oliveira

Clifton Park, NY

#41 Jun 27, 2014
So true. Just look at my great reputation.
Old centurian

New Hartford, NY

#42 Jun 27, 2014
f government wrote:
Keep believing in your government. How much more you going to take before you say no more
Not until they get hit with a drone strike, and guess what.
Robert T Oliveira

Clifton Park, NY

#43 Jun 28, 2014
This is a target of a very strategic invention of my team.
LOL

Mesa, AZ

#44 Jun 28, 2014
How's that diversity working out lol.
Robert T Oliveira Cracky

Clifton Park, NY

#45 Jun 28, 2014
LOL wrote:
How's that diversity working out lol.
My investigative team is investigating this obviously fake report. It appears that everyone not living here especially in an apartment on mary street in utica is just jealous.
f government

Rome, NY

#46 Jun 28, 2014
Old centurian wrote:
<quoted text>Not until they get hit with a drone strike, and guess what.
they f'ing deserve because they're not just making their lives hell in believing in this government
Robert T Oliveira Exposed

Clifton Park, NY

#47 Jun 28, 2014
f government wrote:
<quoted text> they f'ing deserve because they're not just making their lives hell in believing in this government
So true. The government is always making up lies about me and my investigative team located at my apartment on mary street in utica.
Habanero Harv

Rome, NY

#48 Jun 28, 2014
I so agree

Since: May 14

Clifton Park, NY

#49 Jun 28, 2014
Robert T Oliveira Exposed wrote:
<quoted text>
So true. The government is always making up lies about me and my investigative team located at my apartment on mary street in utica.
Please publish your findings robert t oliveira.
Mo Business

Utica, NY

#51 Jun 28, 2014
If you look at the report, it is a pretty sad for NY overall.
http://usmayors.org/metroeconomies/2014/06/re...

While Utica, NY did rank 362, all cities in NY State were poorly ranked... Here is the order of all NY areas/cities ranked in the report:

230 - New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, NY-NJ-PA
292 - Poughkeepsie-Newburgh-Middleto wn, NY
338 - Albany-Schenectady-Troy, NY
343 - Rochester, NY
348 - Syracuse, NY
352- Ithaca, NY
353 -Glens Falls, NY
354 - Buffalo-Niagara Falls, NY
355 - Elmira, NY
356 - Kingston, NY
362 - Utica-Rome, NY
363 - Binghamton, NY

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