May 01, 2013 — Nova Bus in Plattsburgh has won another big contract to assemble 300 new vehicles for Chicago's Transit Authority. That's according to an announcement yesterday from Congressman Bill Owens.
The deal will bring the Canadian company roughly $148 million in new business. Go to full article
May 01, 2013 — The water levels in Lake Ontario have a significant impact on the economic and environmental viability of harbors in upstate New York and Canada. As a result, a proposed plan to change the management of those water levels has raised some concerns in waterfront communities. Go to full article
May 01, 2013 — New York state and private companies investing tens of millions of dollars in the North Country in an effort to bring broadband internet connections to some of the region's most remote, rural areas.
In March, the state announced that $200,000 will go to the town of Thurman in Warren County to help develop a kind of far-reaching wi-fi connection known as "white space."
Evelyn Wood, town supervisor in Thurman, and David Salway, head of New York's Broadband Program Office, appeared yesterday on the public radio program Capitol Pressroom to talk about the project.
May 01, 2013 — The state Office of Mental Health (OMH) plans a public forum this month at the St. Lawrence Psychiatric Center in Ogdensburg. The office is considering downsizing, and even... Go to full article