Years ago, when I was relatively new in the North Country, I joined former ComLinks director Nancy Reich on a visit to North Creek, where she met with then-Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton to talk about a new affordable housing program.
Malone, NY, Jul 22, 2010 — A state audit is slamming the management of one of the North Country's largest non-profit social service agencies. A Comptroller's report released yesterday claims that ComLinks, headquartered in Malone, has suffered for years from mismanagement and nepotism.
The audit also alleges that former ComLinks CEO Nancy Reich diverted nearly $100,000 in funds for her private use. Go to full article
Feb 13, 2008 — One of the North Country's biggest non-profit agencies faces more turmoil this week. ComLinks, based in Malone, provides regional housing, home heating, and food assistance. On Friday, ComLinks fired two of its top administrators. Now the organization's board is considering a plan that would close a subsidized housing project in North Creek. Jacob Resneck has details. Go to full article
ComLinks CEO Nancy Reich (second from right) with Sen. Clinton (Source: Nancie Battaglia)
Dec 17, 2007 — Employees at Com Links, one of the region's leading social service agencies, say the not-for-profit organization is in crisis. Staff-members signed a petition earlier this month calling for removal of the group's long-time CEO, Nancy Reich. They point to deepening financial problems and to a series of personnel disputes, including a controversy surrounding a sexual harassment case. But as independent producer Jacob Resneck reports, the president of ComLinks' board of directors says he still has confidence in Reich's leadership. Go to full article