This month

Cover Story

The Opposite of Addiction is Connection

By: Karen Bouvier | November, 2018

According to the Surgeon General’s report, “Facing Addiction in America,” addiction is a chronic, but treatable, disease of the brain’s reward, motivation, memory, and related circuitry. It is not a moral failing. In fact, genetics and life circumstances play a major role in someone’s susceptibility to addiction. For example. those who have difficultly connecting with read more


Featured Stories

Publisher’s View

November 2018

Our topic for this issue of Strictly Business, Paradigm Shifts, offers us an opportunity to present the stories of businesses and not-for-profits that have made major changes in their business models over time. Our cover feature, St. Joseph’s Addiction Treatment & Recovery Centers based in Saranac Lake, brings you...



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

The North Country and Canada: Back To Business

As we note so often, there is no greater driving force in the North Country economy and no greater...

Forging In The 21st Century

“This is manufacturing in the 21st century,” said Mike Canario, president and CEO of Norsk Titanium as we walked...

Leadership and Hope: Hospice of the North Country

Hospice offers a way to care for people who are terminally ill by focusing on pain relief and symptom...

Introducing Culture Through Food

As you enter the new space Tenzin Dorjee and his wife, Yangchen, have created in the old Conroy’s Organics...

Adirondack Flagpole – A Patriotic Legacy

Take a drive through the North Country and you will find a diverse selection of businesses that, collectively, form...

From Mine to Manufacturing

Wollastonite, a mineral world renowned for its whiteness and brightness, has been mined and processed in Willsboro for more...

All Articles