Parlez-Vous Francais: More businesses plan to learn to speak French in hopes of appealing to visitors from Quebec.
Renewable Energy Projects: New wind and solar farms are on the drawing board for the Northern Tier and state-owned ski resorts in New York.
Name Change: Paul Smith's College is on the verge of being renamed for one of the school’s biggest donors.
Help For Homeowners: New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman is offering help for homeowners at risk of foreclosure. To Learn More About Financial/Housing Counseling: www.ag.ny.gov 1-855-HOME-456
Microbead Threat: A growing number of scientists see tiny plastic microbeads in health care products as a new threat to the health of Lake Champlain.
New Lease On Life: A waterfront property long considered a community eyesore in Plattsburgh may soon get a multi-million-dollar makeover into luxury townhouses.
New Outlet Opening: Retailer L.L. Bean is planning to open its first outlet store in New York, in Lake George, this month.
Roundtable Discussion: Colin Read and Jay Bryan talk about how the sluggish economy may have a big impact on Canada's Federal Election in October. The campaign season kicked-off this week. Watch our extended Business Edition roundtable here>