August 2016 Feature Story: North Country Family Health Center

Back from the brink

Joey Marie Horton is the executive director of North Country Family Health Center, Watertown. The center has clawed its way back from near closure three years ago.  Photo by Justin Sorensen, NNY Business.

Joey Marie Horton is the executive director of North Country Family Health Center, Watertown. The center has clawed its way back from near closure three years ago. Photo by Justin Sorensen, NNY Business.

North Country Family Health Center turns corner

By Gabrielle Hovendon, NNY Business

How healthy is the North Country Family Health Center? Take a look at its numbers. [Read more…]

August 2015 Feature Story: Health Care

Critical coverage

Samaritan Medical Center Hospitalist Program director Dr. David J. Flint cares for a patient at Samaritan Medical Center. The Watertown hospital has 10 such medial professionals on staff who care for the most critically ill while giving primary care physicians a break from being on call. Photo special to NNY Business.

Samaritan Medical Center Hospitalist Program director Dr. David J. Flint cares for a patient at Samaritan Medical Center. The Watertown hospital has 10 such medial professionals on staff who care for the most critically ill while giving primary care physicians a break from being on call. Photo special to NNY Business.

‘Hospitalists’ help deliver primary care to most ill

By Gabrielle Hovendon, NNY Business [Read more…]

June 2015 Feature Story: Real Estate

A professional education leader

Linda J. “Lin” Fields is the primary instructor and driving force behind Watertown’s Professional Institute for Real Estate Training. Photo by Norm Johnston, NNY Business.

Linda J. “Lin” Fields is the primary instructor and driving force behind Watertown’s Professional Institute for Real Estate Training. Photo by Norm Johnston, NNY Business.

By Gabrielle Hovendon, NNY Business Magazine

Do you know how to sell a house? How to manage a property or navigate license law? Do you know the difference between a real estate agent and a realtor? [Read more…]

June 2015 Feature Story: Military Moms Food Truck

Comfort food on wheels

Carol Rosenberg, Fort Drum, will take to the streets with her newly minted Military Moms food truck. Mrs. Rosenberg has been developing her business and the truck for about three years. Her journey includes an appearance on the popular Food Network series, “The Great Food Truck Race.”  Photo by Norm Johnston, NNY Business.

Carol Rosenberg, Fort Drum, will take to the streets with her newly minted Military Moms food truck. Mrs. Rosenberg has been developing her business and the truck for about three years. Her journey includes an appearance on the popular Food Network series, “The Great Food Truck Race.” Photo by Norm Johnston, NNY Business.

After three years and a national food show, Military Moms hits the road

By Gabrielle Hovendon, NNY Business

It’s been a long and bumpy road for Carol Rosenberg to develop her Military Moms Food Truck — much longer and bumpier than the ones she’ll be traveling when her new food truck hits the streets this month. [Read more…]

March 2015 Women in Business Feature Story: Advocates work to empower women

Advocates work to empower women

Jeanna Matthews, left, Clarkson University computer science department, and Valeria Zhukova, right, a Clarkson junior, work with Daniel Dodds-Walters, 10, Parishville, during “Hour of Code” for 9- to 12-year-olds interested in learning more about computer programming last month at the Potsdam Public Library. The St. Lawrence County chapter of the American Association of University Women hosted the event. Photo by Jason Hunter, NNY Business.

Jeanna Matthews, left, Clarkson University computer science department, and Valeria Zhukova, right, a Clarkson junior, work with Daniel Dodds-Walters, 10, Parishville, during “Hour of Code” for 9- to 12-year-olds interested in learning more about computer programming last month at the Potsdam Public Library. The St. Lawrence County chapter of the American Association of University Women hosted the event. Photo by Jason Hunter, NNY Business.

AAUW members in Jefferson, St. Lawrence counties continue 134-year mission

By Gabrielle Hovendon, NNY Business

What do STEM programming, human trafficking, voter registration and professional business clothes have in common? [Read more…]

March 2015 Women in Business Feature Story: North Country Savings Bank

A crack in the ceiling

Theresa A. Phalon is the first woman elected president of North Country Savings Bank, Canton. Next year she will add to her responsibilities as CEO when longtime CEO David C. Swanson retires in late 2016. Mrs. Phalon was also elected to the bank’s board of trustees. Photo by Melanie Kimbler-Lago, NNY Business.

Theresa A. Phalon is the first woman elected president of North Country Savings Bank, Canton. Next year she will add to her responsibilities as CEO when longtime CEO David C. Swanson retires in late 2016. Mrs. Phalon was also elected to the bank’s board of trustees. Photo by Melanie Kimbler-Lago, NNY Business.

North Country Savings Bank welcomes first woman president, CEO

By Gabrielle Hovendon, NNY Business

If you’d asked Theresa A. Phalon 20 years ago who would be the first woman president of North Country Savings Bank in 2014, her own name probably wouldn’t have crossed her mind. [Read more…]