Colin Read

20 years ago, residents of the greater Plattsburgh area were worried about their future. Now, local leaders share the bright economic outlook. more »

Oct 21, 2015 9:14 AM Local Stories

Our panelists Colin Read and Jay Bryan discuss the implications of the recent stock market corrections on this month's Business Edition. more »

Sep 4, 2015 3:31 PM Business & Innovation

Businesses plan to learn to speak French in hopes of appealing to visitors from Quebec. New wind and solar farms are on the drawing board for the Northern Tier and state-owned ski resorts in NY. Retailer L.L. Bean is planning to open. more »

Aug 7, 2015 8:30 PM Business & Innovation

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. more »

Aug 7, 2015 2:51 PM Business & Innovation

Former NY Congressman Bill Owens, who is now working on several border issues, joins Colin Read and Jay Bryan for our business roundtable discussion on the latest economic data out for the month of June, as well as the impact of oil prices on Canada. more »

Jun 5, 2015 1:30 PM Business & Innovation

Extended Roundtable with Colin Read discussing the growth in the stock market. more »

Mar 6, 2015 3:10 PM Business & Innovation

On this Business Edition of Mountain Lake Journal: Are oil prices about to hit bottom and could those prices you’re enjoying at the pump soon be a thing of the past? Will the falling Loonie hurt U.S. business? Friday, February 6th at 8:30 pm more »

Feb 6, 2015 8:30 PM Business & Innovation

Tech Center, Export-Import Bank Battle, Manufacturer Expands, Pineline Wins Federal Approval, Old Stone Barracks, Dandee of an Ice Cream Stand, Business Roundtable. more »

Oct 3, 2014 2:52 PM Business & Innovation

New EPA Plan Limits Carbon Emissions, Olympic Bids, Minimum Wage, Road Work Ahead more »

Jun 10, 2014 3:31 PM Business & Innovation

Minimum Wage Hike, Housing Shows Slight Gains, Keystone Delay, Dangerous Cargo, Fiscal Crisis, High Rollers more »

May 5, 2014 9:35 AM Business & Innovation

New York Budget Deal, Alcoa Deal Revised, New Hires, Pitch to Bring Baseball Back to Montreal, Quebec Election more »

Apr 7, 2014 3:51 PM Business & Innovation

Crisis in Ukraine, Signs of Weakness, Keystone XL Pipeline, Quebec Election Called, Rolling Along, Cold Shoulder, Learning to Earn more »

Mar 10, 2014 9:42 AM Business & Innovation

Our 2014 Season Premiere of Mountain Lake Journal Business Edition with SUNY Plattsburgh Economics & Finance Department Chair Colin Read and Montreal Gazette Columnist Jay Bryan. more »

Feb 10, 2014 4:32 PM Business & Innovation 1 Comments

Tax Free, Senate Scandal, Border Fee, Major Contract, New Lease On Life more »

Jun 3, 2013 3:27 PM News

Financial Crisis In Europe, Untapped Resource, Major Investment, Budget Deal, Border Minimize more »

Apr 6, 2013 1:25 PM News

Fiscal Cliffhanger, Global Economic Recovery, Tar Sands Protest, Immigration Reform more »

Feb 4, 2013 4:42 PM News

Fiscal Cliff: The bottom line, sorting the Fiscal Cliff Deal and what it really means. more »

Jan 7, 2013 10:43 AM News

Looming Fiscal Cliff, Seeking Hurricane Aid, Nova Bus more »

Dec 10, 2012 1:17 PM News

Hurricane Sandy, IP goes gas, Long-delayed Walmart, Bombardier expansion more »

Nov 9, 2012 8:51 AM News

Special edition of Mountain Lake Journal - Vision 2 Action, Cradle Through Career. An in-depth discussion on how education and helping students become better learners for a lifetime can be an important part of a growing and vibrant community. more »

Oct 26, 2012 12:13 PM News


Sep 9, 2015 5:18 PM , , Business & Innovation

New Marina, Virtual Pipeline, Hotel Project, Groundbreaking, Play Ball, Business Roundtable more »

Jun 8, 2015 1:06 PM , , , Business & Innovation

Business headlines including a proposed underground hydro-power project in an abandoned mine in Moriah, NY, the President of the North Country Chamber of Commerce joins NY Governor Andrew Cuomo on a trade mission to Cuba more »

May 4, 2015 11:40 AM , , , Business & Innovation

Cross-Border Agreement, Budget Deal, Third Olympic Bid, Hotel Project Clears Hurdle, Major Retailer Eyes Tri-Lakes, Egg Farms Rebuilding, Unfair Trade, No Change For Dollar, Roundtable Discussion more »

Apr 6, 2015 9:55 AM , Business & Innovation

International Paper scraps plans to run a gas pipeline under Lake Champlain to fuel its paper mill in Ticonderoga. more »

Mar 9, 2015 1:05 PM , Business & Innovation


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Jan 12, 2015 10:02 AM , , , Business & Innovation

Oil & Gas Prices Fall, Prescreening Passengers, Road Work Taking A Toll, Lighthouse Restoration, Roundtable Discussion more »

Nov 7, 2014 9:01 AM , , Business & Innovation

Our business experts Jay Bryan and Colin Read join us to talk about falling oil and gas prices, prescreening passengers at the rail station in Montreal, the growing U.S. economy, the end of the Federal Reserve’s bond-buying program.​ more »

Nov 7, 2014 12:00 AM , , Business & Innovation

Whopper of a Deal, Bidding War, Power Play, International Finance Bank, Irene Aftermath, Whiteface Memorial Highway Under Repair, Business Roundtable more »

Sep 8, 2014 8:59 AM , , Business & Innovation

Our business experts, Colin Read and Jay Bryan discuss Burger King’s whopper of a deal to buy Tim Hortons and the bidding war for Family Dollar in our MLJ Business Edition roundtable. more »

Sep 8, 2014 8:52 AM , , Business & Innovation

Retail Funk, Mega Dollar Buyout, Oil Trains, Border Fees, Airport Expansion, Adding Flights, New Design, Business Roundtable more »

Jul 31, 2014 3:45 PM , , Business & Innovation

Our panelists Colin Read and Jay Bryan discuss an encouraging earnings report for Alcoa, new regulations for Oil Trains, debate over reversing the flow of a pipeline to carry Tar Sands Crude to Maine more »

Jul 31, 2014 3:38 PM , , Business & Innovation