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Teamwork Makes the Dream Work

By: Julie Canepa | May, 2016

The Adirondack region means different things to different people. For Eli and Emily Schwartzberg the affection they have for the area has brought the couple full circle. Both attended Northwood School, a college preparatory school in Lake Placid. Emily, originally from Gloversville, was a competitive skier and a resident boarder, spending as much time as read more


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May 2016

In this issue of Strictly Business we feature some of the people who are living their dreams in the North Country. Most were born and raised here, left the area for a time, but then returned and are happy they did. We’ve also included a few who came to...



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New York State’s Over Dependence on Property Taxes

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Down To Earth

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The Pressure House Project: Hands-On Clean Energy Training Expands At CV-TEC

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Are You Ready for Paid Family Leave and a Higher Minimum Wage

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