For Amanda Derouchie the memories of gathering with family, specifically with her grandmother at the kitchen table where she would discuss life over a cup of coffee, is exactly what inspired her to open her first business in the village of Cape Vincent. Read More ⇒

Clayton Marina has serviced the river community through high water and now the COVID-19 pandemic. Marina sales expert Steve Lavarnway talked with NNY Business about how 2020 boat and jetki sales boomed despite the pandemic. Mr. Lavarnway says he anticipates the 2021 boat and jetski sales to … Read More ⇒

The novel coronavirus pandemic of 2020 clearly reinforced the need for human-service nonprofit organizations, who can often provide quicker response than the government and can perform programs and services that the government ceded over the years. However, over the course of the past 10 mon… Read More ⇒

Naturally Lewis, the economic development brand created by the Lewis County IDA to promote the county, has been fostering small business development and helping businesses of all sizes navigate the murky waters of operating during a healthcare crisis. NNY Business spoke with IDA Executive Di… Read More ⇒

Goodbye, and good riddance to 2020.  You have cost us much economically, socially, and personally.  Most of us lost or knew of someone we loved or knew fondly during your 365 days. Those we lost may not have died directly because of the virus unleashed around our tiny planet, but our ability… Read More ⇒

Daniel Daugherty has passion for his business, making beer, loving food and working with his family. Those things combined have led him to success at his downtown brewery, Boots Brewing. NNY Business sat down with Mr. Daugherty to learn more about what it’s like to work with family and how t… Read More ⇒

When our area entered Phase 2, the real estate market heated up. In some portions of the market, there have been multiple offers and some properties have had offers within a day or two of being put on the market. What do you need to know to be successful when making an offer?      First […] Read More ⇒

Since taking over as executive director of the Business Development Corporation for a Greater Massena in late 2018, James Murphy has seen changes in the community’s business climate. As an economic developer, he sees what has worked and what hasn’t worked, and offers advice for potential bus… Read More ⇒

Jana Lantry, fisheries manager for the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation, found inspiration at a young age to protect our native fish species and outdoor environments. Today, Lantry is one of 11 women statewide working to support DEC fisheries. As the Region 6 fisheries… Read More ⇒

River Hospital is in good hands with new CEO Emily Mastaler as she works to continue the development of hospital services and partnerships with regional hospitals. As the hospital navigated changing services due to COVID-19, the hospital finished projects that expanded physical therapy servi… Read More ⇒

Susan Godreau is SUNY Potsdam’s director of financial aid, and has worked in the financial aid office since 2005. NNY Business sat down with Godreau to talk about student services, financial aid stresses and confusion and how students can prepare for loan repayment.  Read More ⇒

After being slightly down in 2018, overall property sales (including residential, land, multi-family and commercial properties) in Jefferson, Lewis, and St. Lawrence counties were generally higher in 2019. The median price followed this pattern also and days on the market continued to drop. … Read More ⇒