If you have ever driven along Route 20A or 39 through Wyoming County, there is a good chance you drove through Perry, New York. The drive in this area is one of the most scenic and rural routes in New York and there are some big upgrades coming to one of the best towns in The Empire State.

There was a big award given to Perry, New York and according to reports, it will be put to good use for the center of town.

Perry, New York is getting $10 million to upgrade the Main Street area of town.

The money will be put to very good use in Perry. $10 million dollars is quite the boost in funds!

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Governor Kathy Hochul today announced that the Village of Perry will receive $10 million in funding as the Finger Lakes region winner of the sixth round of the Downtown Revitalization Initiative. For DRI Round 6, each of the state's 10 economic development regions will be awarded $10 million, which will total a $100 million state commitment to help communities boost their economies by transforming downtowns into vibrant neighborhoods.

The Governor was on hand for the check presentation.

There were other winners from the Western New York area as well. Medina, New York was announced as a winner this week.

Medina receives $4.5 million.

Downtown Medina is a compact and walkable area along the Erie Canal encompassing many of the Village's most impactful economic drivers and a significant portion of its local waterfront and water access points.

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