July 2016 Feature Story: Craft Beverage

Tapping into agri-tourism

From left, Kaneb Orchards owners Edward Kaneb Jr.  and Elizabeth  Kaneb  with Kaneb Orchards marketing/sales manager Nancy Badlam at their Massena cider operation. Photo by Jason Hunter, NNY Business.

From left, Kaneb Orchards owners Edward Kaneb Jr.and Elizabeth
Kaneb with Kaneb Orchards marketing/sales manager Nancy Badlam at their Massena cider operation. Photo by Jason Hunter, NNY Business.

Region’s craft beverage industry diversifies as it grows

By Karee Magee, NNY Business

Twenty-one years after the north country’s first craft brewery, Sackets Harbor Brewing Company, opened in 1995, the craft beverage industry in the region has hit its stride as a major contributor to agri-tourism. [Read more…]

May 2016: People on the Move

New partners at BCA

BCA Architects & Engineers, Watertown, recently named five new partners: Scott Duell, AIA; Jeffrey McKenna, PE; Travis Overton, AIA; Gregor Smith, PE; and Corey Reid, PE. [Read more…]

May 2016 Feature Story: Metal Recycling

Firm buys scrap metal facility

The management team for Ben Weitsman of Watertown. Upstate Shredding-Weitsman Recycling will own and operate the former Empire Recycling facility on Pearl Street, Watertown. From left, Mike E. Miner, general manager, Sophie G. Quackenbush, office manager, and Adam S. Weitsman, owner and CEO. Photo by Norm Johnson, NNY Business.

The management team for Ben Weitsman of Watertown. Upstate Shredding-Weitsman Recycling will own and operate the former Empire Recycling facility on Pearl Street, Watertown. From left, Mike E. Miner, general manager, Sophie G. Quackenbush, office manager, and Adam S. Weitsman, owner and CEO. Photo by Norm Johnson, NNY Business.

Owego company is largest recycler on East Coast, will add jobs

By Craig Fox, NNY Business

The largest metal recycling company on the East Coast has acquired an indoor scrapyard in the old Black Clawson plant at 511 Pearl St. [Read more…]