The first time buying a home can be a scary proposition for some, and likely made scarier since the onset of the pandemic. During that time, interest rates were the lowest they have ever been, and since then, rates have risen back to somewhat normal levels. Loan Officer at Watertown Savings … Read More ⇒

Convalt Energy is planning a 330,000-square-foot solar manufacturing plant near the Watertown International Airport on Route 12 in the town of Hounsfield. The $62 million facility would initially employ about 200 workers, operating 24/7 and could eventually have a workforce of 4,000, NNY Bus… Read More ⇒

A significant portion of the federal budget is used to fund healthcare services for seniors, veterans, people with low income, and others through various government insurance and other programs. To protect taxpayers from abuse of these beneficial programs and to ensure providers’ incentives … Read More ⇒

April 11 marks the 54th anniversary of the day that President Lyndon Johnson signed the Fair Housing Act into law. This makes it illegal to discriminate in the sale, lease or rental of housing based on race, color, religion, sex, handicap, familial status, or national origin. New York state … Read More ⇒

About a mile north of Port Leyden, nestled in the trees along the Black River is a little cove with a trio of wide-bottomed round tents held aloft with a tall center pole. They are the color of cream and connected by footpaths lined with smooth river rocks. Read More ⇒

The Canton Chamber of Commerce, like so many other chambers in the north country, had to shift gears when the pandemic hit. For chamber Executive Director Tammy M. Mackin it also presented another obstacle as she just started this new role. Now, she has hit her stride getting the chamber’s m… Read More ⇒

The North Country Procurement Technical Assistance Center, or PTAC, helps businesses connect to the federal government right here in the north country. Whether that be learning some of the different acronyms, learning different federal websites, or helping companies with their LinkedIn profi… Read More ⇒

For the past few years, Naturally Lewis, the umbrella brand for development agencies in Lewis County including the Industrial Development Agency (IDA) and the Lewis County Development Corporation (LCDC), has focused on the growth and development of small businesses in the area, offering a nu… Read More ⇒

When Shakespeare wrote “If music be the food of love, play on,” he might have rethought the line to say “If food be the music of love, eat on,” had he known about Madrid’s newest restaurant, The Blue House, located at 3736 County Route 14. Read More ⇒

Significant upgrades are needed at the Ogdensburg International Airport if it wants to remain competitive and attract passengers from the region, including Canada, according to the recent application for $20 million submitted to the state Department of Transportation. Read More ⇒

This past year has been far from standard for most businesses, among waves of COVID-19 and widespread financial assistance from the federal government. Consumers have, on average, had more money but less opportunity to spend that money, and industry experts are saying all that is coming toge… Read More ⇒

Kunoco Oil doesn’t only provide fuel services to the north country, the family owned business also has multiple convenient store locations. NNY Business sat down with the company’s general manager to get an understanding of how the business started, who is involved today and what they offer … Read More ⇒