What The SECURE ACT Means For Your Retirement

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SECURE Act paperwork sits on a conference table at Morgia Wealth Management in Watertown. 

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Snow: A seasonal economic driver for Tug Hill region

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Snowmobilers make their way to the starting line at the bottom of Snow Ridge’s ski hill to compete in the annual Hilldrags snowmobile races in Turin. The competition is hosted by Jerry Rice Racing.

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Economic Growth In Untapped Sectors

Photo by Eric Adsit of James Munn reaching into a churn to unload freshly churned sweet cream butter at Black River Valley Natural based in Lewis County.

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Reeling In The Big One: Netting the figures

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In Pets We Invest: Household spending rises in NNY

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Development of Downtown Watertown

Aerial view of downtown Watertown.

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Healing Hands: Nursing degree provides economic wellness and health

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Megan Finucane, left, and Katie O’Brien, right, sisters who both work in the Intensive Care Unit at Samaritan Medical Center, pose for a portrait inside an empty patient room at Samaritan. Both went through Jefferson Community College’s nursing program and O’Brien is a nursing instructor at the college.

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Tri-County Doctors: The business of recruitment

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Dr. David Wallace just started his job at the River Hospital in Alexandria Bay.

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The BIG Business of Renewable Energy

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Deryck Montante and Anthony Robbins do solar work Tuesday on the roof of Fourth Coast Inc. in Clayton.

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August 2016 Cover Story: Telemedicine

Technology connects patients with care

The telemedicine machine utilizes a camera, top, that can be controlled remotely by a distance doctor, to analyze a patient and run tests for stroke diagnostics. The display of the doctor would be on the main computer screen, and the patient and location nurse can be seen in an inset screen, seen at bottom right. Photo by Amanda Morrison, NNY Business.

The telemedicine machine utilizes a camera, top, that can be controlled remotely by a distance doctor, to analyze a patient and run tests for stroke diagnostics. The display of the doctor would be on the main computer screen, and the patient and location nurse can be seen in an inset screen, seen at bottom right. Photo by Amanda Morrison, NNY Business.

Telemedicine another tool working to improve
access to specialists for rural residents

By Norah Machia, NNY Business

A patient recently came into Samaritan Medical Center’s Emergency Department presenting with symptoms of a possible stroke. Although a CT scan was done to rule out other causes, the physician treating the patient was still not completely convinced that stroke was the correct diagnosis. [Read more…]