We certainly want to avoid the appearance of rejoicing over news that giant aircraft manufacturer Lockheed Martin wants to close its plant near Syracuse.
---- — Some people across the lake don't want Vermont Gas Systems to build a pipeline that would supply International Paper's Ticonderoga mill with natural gas.
Proposals for three major business developments have people around the North Country feeling optimistic.
One of the main factors impeding downtown Plattsburgh from reaching its full potential has nothing to do with the number of stores, the amount of parking or the draw of the huge commercial sector up on Route 3.
Gov. Cuomo's plan sounds simple enough: Encourage companies to establish job-creating operations on or around State University of New York campuses to boost employment and economic activity throughout the state.
---- — Here's an idea that, fortunately, appears to be going nowhere: charging people to cross the U.S. border.
The issue of expanding gambling enterprises in New York state has fairly quietly taken some turns lately, but numbers continue to indicate the idea promises to be lucrative if it ever gets off the ground.
Not all high-school students are destined for college, and it makes smart business sense to get more young people trained in other ways for rewarding careers in our communities.