Oct 09, 2013 — ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) State officials say 40,000 New Yorkers have signed up for health insurance in the first week of operation for the new state-run marketplace that includes low-cost plans. Go to full article
The NY health insurance marketplace website is still being crushed by web traffic as this screen shot from its home page shows.
Oct 03, 2013 — ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) New York's website to allow the uninsured to shop for health insurance under the nation's new health care law has struggled under the surge of nearly 30 million hits in two days.
New York has just 2.7 million uninsured residents, so state officials are trying to figure out why their website has attracted more hits than any other state's. Go to full article
Mary Gwyneth Holland (front) is using the web to sell her clothing to high-end clients. Also pictured are Ruby Sprowls and Pam Rose of Boyden Brook Body Works.
Canton, NY, Jan 05, 2011 — Six year ago, then-Senator Hillary Clinton came to Clarkson University in Potsdam. She met local artisans and browsed their tables of handmade scarves and soaps and fishing rods. And she announced a new collaboration between Ebay, Clarkson, and the St. Lawrence County Chamber of Commerce to get those products to bigger markets.
The Northern Adirondack Trading Cooperative was born. It's since trained hundreds of local entrepreneurs in how to make websites and network and market online. A new 14-week course begins next Thursday at four locations across the North Country, in Canton, Malone, Watertown and Westport.
David Sommerstein talks with Ruby Sprowls, director of the Northern Adirondack Trading Cooperative, clothes designer Mary Gwyneth Holland from Colton, and Pam Rose, office manager of Boyden Brook Body Works in Canton.
Sep 16, 2008 — The North Country Senate race that grabbed statewide headlines last winter is heating up. Democrat Darrel Aubertine and his Republican challenger, David Renzi, will face off in their second debate in Ogdensburg tonight. The two have also been invited to participate in what could be the North Country's first debate in the blogosphere. David Sommerstein reports. Go to full article
Aug 03, 2004 — A new study compares reading the news online to having the paper dropped at your door - and it has no good news for lovers of the Sunday paper. The Great Lakes Radio Consortium's Karen Kelly reports. Go to full article