DANC launches regional program to restore blighted homes

Launched by the Development Authority of the North Country with $1 million in state funding, a new housing program will offer aid to rehabilitate old homes across Jefferson, Lewis and St. Lawrence counties. [Read more…]

May 2015: Economically Speaking

North country is poised for growth

Columnist Michelle Capone

Columnist Michelle Capone

The north country is home to many successful businesses, and each day new businesses are born. They are born at the dinner table or in the college lab or on the back of a napkin. Several programs and services are available to assist start-up or existing businesses. [Read more…]

February 2015 Cover Story: A Battle for Bucks

The competition for economic development

From left, Justin A. Taylor, Clayton town supervisor, and Todd Buchko, 1000 Islands Harbor Hotel general manager. Photo by Amanda Morrison, NNY Business.

From left, Justin A. Taylor, Clayton town supervisor, and Todd Buchko, 1000 Islands Harbor Hotel general manager. Photo by Amanda Morrison, NNY Business.

Since 2011, the north country has received $338.1m in state money to develop infrastructure, housing and projects that will lead to sustainable local jobs. Last month, Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo raised the stakes with a new competition that could send another $500m to NNY. Officials say the region is prepared for a tough fight.

By Ted Booker, NNY Business

Click here to see how REDC funds have helped the north country. [Read more…]