This month

Cover Story

The Year in Focus

By: Kristin Cleveland | January, 2017

As the business leaders at Table One started reflecting on 2016 and talking about the year ahead, Rick Martindale quipped to Plattsburgh’s new mayor, “What hat are you wearing today, Colin?” The question drew laughs (and a suggestion of cloning), but as the morn- ing’s conversation progressed, it became clear that past success and future read more


Featured Stories

Publisher’s View

Publisher's View

January 2017

Each year I look forward to the Strictly Business Forum. It is a morning of conversation with people who are at the top of their game. We invite representatives from every segment of the regional economy – people who are making the decisions that will shape our future. I’ve...



The Northeast Group, publisher of Strictly Business Magazine, is a leading international value provider for more than 36 years, offering warehousing and fulfillment services, commercial print solutions and direct mail alternatives.  We are passionate advocates for all that is good about business in our region.  Our business magazine has been the premier business advocacy for more than 26 years!  Strategically based in Plattsburgh, New York, our partners/customers have benefited from the dynamic transportation corridor connecting the United States marketplace with Canada’s premier port in Montreal, Quebec.  Learn more about all we can do for you!

Next Six


A Camp for all seasons. When Strictly Business visited Pok-O-MacCready Camps and the Pok-O-MacCready Outdoor Education Center on a...

Let’s Go Explore

Most people who choose to live in northern New York want to spend more time exploring the natural beauty...

Roberts Sports Center: Pioneers Building a Legacy in Saranac

Roberts Sports Center has been doing business in the North Country since 1964. To trace the business’s history is...

Orda: Building on a Proud Wintery Legacy

There were a few snowflakes in the air, along with some excitement, when Strictly Business talked with Ted Blazer...

How Ready Are You?

Sitting in my grandmother’s car as my mother was driving me to Junior High, the pouring rains were blinding....

Celebrating Fun Outdoors

My dad was a skier,” said David Collin, owner of Viking Ski N’ Cycle (formerly Viking Ski Shop). “He...

All Articles