On this month’s Business Edition of Mountain Lake Journal, New York State is spending nearly 13-million dollars to help the North Country build the area’s first advanced manufacturing institute to train workers.
Export-Import Bank Battle
Congress averts the threat of another government shutdown and votes to keep the Export-Import Bank running.
But could its days be numbered?
SpencerARL, which builds components for Nova Bus and Prevost in Plattsburgh, has expanded and added 50 jobs, with plans to hire even more in the next year.
Pipeline Wins Federal Approval: FERC has approved plans for Vermont Gas to run a pipeline under Lake Champlain to carry natural gas to the International Paper Mill in Ticonderoga, New York.
Old Stone Barracks
A new proposal would save the historic Old Stone Barracks building from being developed by renovating it into a homeless shelter for veterans.
Dandee of an Ice Cream Stand
Martha’s Dandee Crème, a popular landmark in the Adirondacks, is voted one of the best ice cream stands in the nation. Watch Matt Henson’s story here:
Colin Read and Jay Bryan discuss the battle over the Export-Import Bank, encouraging news for Bombardier’s Aerospace division, The impact being felt from the Recession, and the plans to build the area’s first advanced tech center at Clinton Community College. Watch our roundtable discussion here: http://mountainlake.org/local-stories/business--tech/extended-business-roundtable/