May 2016: Business Briefcase


Valentine plans sale of stores to Sunoco

Valentine Stores Inc. announced last month that it has agreed to sell its entire portfolio of convenience stores, gas stations and restaurants to a subsidiary of Sunoco, one of the nation’s largest gas distribution companies. [Read more…]

March 2016: Business Briefcase


1000 Islands to host tourism conference

The New York State Tourism Industry Association will host the 2016 Empire State Tourism Conference from May 2 to 4 at the 1000 Islands Harbor Hotel in Clayton. [Read more…]

Business Briefcase – November 2013

Aire Serve of NNY owners honored

Jeffrey and Joyce Combs, owners of Aire Serve of NNY, received the Top Gun Award from Aire Serve Corporation during The Dwyer Group International Conference in late September in San Antonio, Texas.

Top Gun recipients represent the top 10 percent of the global company’s franchises across North America in sales and operation benchmarks. The designation was inspired by the 1980s movie of the same name and was created by the late founder of Aire Serve’s parent The Dwyer Group, Don Dwyer.

Aire Serv franchises provide installation, maintenance and repair of heating, ventilation, air conditioning and indoor air quality systems at more than 175 locations in the U.S. and Canada. Aire Serv of NNY serves Jefferson and Lewis counties and the surrounding areas. [Read more…]

Potsdam chamber looking for input to increase local business

The Potsdam Chamber of Commerce will host three meetings this week in an effort to garner ideas on ways to promote Potsdam businesses and increase interest in the area.

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