July 24, 2020

County Executive Anthony Picente Discusses Confusion Over Bar Rules & Vernon Downs Struggles

Oneida County Executive Anthony Picente expresses his frustration with Gov. Cuomo’s latest travels to Georgia and the confusion surrounding new rules concerning bars and restaurants, plus […]
July 21, 2020

What’s Next for Vernon Downs – Owner Jeff Gural Shares Closing Concerns

Vernon Downs owner Jeff Gural discusses whether the casino, racetrack and hotel will have to close down permanently if they are unable to open soon during […]
July 15, 2020

Vernon Downs Sends Layoff Notices to 300 Furloughed Workers

VERNON – Vernon Downs is sending 300 layoff notices to furloughed workers. The Coronavirus pandemic forced the race track and casino to close back in March. […]
May 20, 2020

Vernon Downs to Resume Racing June 1 – Jeff Gural Explains Coronavirus Challenges

As Vernon Downs prepares to resume racing June 1 without spectators, owner Jeff Gural explains how the Coronavirus Crisis has challenged the local racino-hotel entertainment venue.