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"
Jun 14, 2002 — The Corning plant in Canton will be spared in the latest round of layoffs the company announced last week. Corning is undergoing a major restructuring plan due to a weak telecommunications market. David Sommerstein reports. Go to full article
Apr 25, 2002 — The art of interviewing for a job is a skill that can only be gained by experience. So, again this year, North Country high school students got to so some mock interviews during the eighth annual "Gateways to Careers" event held at Clarkson University. Jody Tosti was there and spoke with some of the students about their future plans. Go to full article
Apr 04, 2002 — A $200,000 state grant will provide job training for North Country youths while helping fill gaps in the health care industry. The money will be used for a training program for 45 students who want to become Certified Nursing Assistants. Martha Foley reports. Go to full article
Mar 14, 2002 — Stakeholders in the North Country dairy industry are hoping a series of meeting will help them develop a strategy for keeping area agricultural businesses successful. More than 100 people representing many sides of the dairy industry have been meeting since last November and have compiled dozens of ideas, including how to improve education, marketing and milk-pricing. As Jodi Tosti reports, one plan to come out of the meeting would provide job training for farm workers. Go to full article
by Brian Mann
Mar 07, 2002 — New York's Labor Department has released its latest employment numbers and the jobs picture looks bleak for much of the state. Hit by the September 11th terrorist attack and by a global recession, the state lost more than 140,000 jobs last year. As Brian Mann reports, parts of the north country are feeling the squeeze - but others held steady.
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Mar 01, 2002 — This year, New York state's prisons cut more than six hundred corrections officers. With inmate populations shrinking, corrections commissioner Glenn Goord says another five hundred prison guards will go this year. As Brian Mann reports, the loss of high paying jobs is being felt in prison towns across the North Country. Go to full article
Feb 25, 2002 — The head of the state division of Housing and Community Development Renewal got a tour of Star Lake areas as St. Lawrence County officials highlighted advances in their Northern Adirondack Revitalization Initiative. Jody Tosti reports. Go to full article