From NCPR Blogs:
NCPR’s Joanna Richards has a great story this morning on the ways that deep military cuts could affect the community around Fort Drum. There’s a lot of uncertainty, but national reorganization efforts brewing in the Pentagon could mean...
Glens Falls Hospital, one of the North Country’s most important care facilities, has announced that they will begin exploring partnership possibilities with Albany Medical Center. “It is clear that in order to most effectively meet...
My book club is currently reading “The Best Laid Plans” by Terry Fallis. Self-published in 2007, the book went on to commercial publication, and won several awards, including CBC Radio One’s “Canada Reads” contest in...
“Retailers Hiring the Most This Holiday Season” showed up in my in-box this morning from 24/7 Wall St, another article from Mike Sauter that I couldn’t resist sharing with you (I’m a sucker for a good list). Check it out...
News stories tagged with "jobs"
by Karen DeWitt
Sep 18, 2002 — A new report by the state's business lobby, finds that New York is still losing manufacturing jobs, faster than the rest of the nation. The Business Council says that there is some encouraging news in the report as well. Karen Dewitt reports. Go to full article
Sep 02, 2002 — 85 new jobs coming to Lowville will help decrease unemployment rates in Lewis County. Fibermark Incorporated, which produces speciality paper is merging its Rhode Island plant into its Lowville operation. As Jody Tosti reports, the new jobs will be created over the next 18 months, while the company invests more than $7 million to expand the paper plant. Go to full article
Aug 15, 2002 — Ames Department stores are going out of business. And with 327 stores nationwide and almost 22,000 employees, the impacts reach far and wide. As Jody Tosti reports, hundreds of jobs will be lost in the North Country alone and some communities will lose their only department store. Go to full article
Aug 05, 2002 — The Senior Community Service Employment Program of St. Lawrence County helps first time or veteran workers make the transition into today?s labor market. Jody Tosti met up with the project?s coordinator and a client in the program. Go to full article
by Karen DeWitt
Jul 19, 2002 — Two of the state's candidates for governor announced successes at press conferences Thursday. Carl McCall, a Democrat, who is the state's comptroller received a key endorsement, while Governor Pataki announced a major upstate job creation plan. Karen Dewitt reports. Go to full article
Jul 08, 2002 — Senator Clinton's visit to the North Country included a stop in Canton to talk with local officials about the future of the Kraft plant. It's been more than 50 years since Kraft has been making cheese at its Canton factory, but corporate officials recently announced they are looking at the plant's efficiency along with others around the country. Closing the plant would leave a ripple effect of lost jobs and business across the North Country. Jody Tosti reports. Go to full article
Jul 08, 2002 — Senator Clinton is co-sponsor of legislation to bring high speed Internet access to rural areas. She promoted her bill Friday at a stop in the St. Lawrence County town of Brasher. David Sommerstein reports. Go to full article
Jul 08, 2002 — Frankin County was one of the last counties in the state to be designated an Empire Zone. The new zone covers more than 1200 acres and offers tax breaks and other incentives to incoing or expanding businesses. Marth Foley reports. Go to full article