If You're Heading to North Creek, Better Grab Your Shades
A community-wide gathering was held June 30 in North Creek to celebrate the economic rebirth of the community, due largely to millions of dollars in public and private investment that will fund a host of projects in and around the old North Creek Ski Bowl.
"I've seen the future and it's in North Creek," proclaimed Johnsburg Supervisor William Thomas. The catchy affirmation was echoed by a variety of government officials and local businessmen who brought good news with them... Continue to full story
Bookstores Fill Downtown Gap
Glens Falls' unofficial "Sixth Neighborhood" (a.k.a. downtown) will soon be home to two bookstores: The Dog Ate My Homework will locate at 206 Glen Street and Red Fox Books is moving into 28 Ridge, currently under renovation. Read Full Story.
VMJR Companies Earns Build Now-NY Grant
Local builder/developer VMJR Companies, headquartered in Glens Falls, will receive $97,500 in matching funds from NY State's Build Now-NY initiative for its latest project, the Quaker Ridge Technology Park. Read Full Story.
Luther Forest Attracts a Big Investor
The world's number two producer of microprocessors for personal computers (behind Intel Corp.) announced it plans to build a $3.2 billion plant in the Luther Forest Technology Park, located in the Town of Malta, Saratoga County. Read Full Story.
Glens Falls Still a Hot Spot
After more than four years of record gains in the housing market, sales of existing homes have slowed to a crawl all across the U.S. According to MSNBC news reports, the biggest drop is in the Northeast. By region of the country, sales fell 3.5 percent in the Northeast and 2.3 percent in the South last month. Sales were unchanged in the West and the Midwest. Read Full Story.
EDC Plans Web Improvements
Earlier this year, EDC launched an initiative to completely overhaul its Web site. "The project represents one of several steps we're taking to both increase access to essential development-related information, and to simplify and improve the client experience," said EDC President Len Fosbrook. "The new site will incorporate themes introduced in the organization's recent logo redesign and provide intuitive access to local and regional economic development data, including key information about EDC projects, programs, services, and related activities." Read Full Story.