Three Generations of Dance

November, 2016

It’s fair to say that dance is in the DNA of the Langlois-Gerace-Mossey family. They’re good genes, too. Susan (Gerace) Mossey is the current owner and director of the Nancy Langlois School of Dance, which her mother, Nancy Langlois Gerace, founded. After decades in operation, the family business now operates two busy dance studios taught read more


From Center Court to Center Stage

November, 2016

The first time Heather Van Arsdel went to a professional NBA game, it was on a whim. “I had no interest in sports, but a friend got me a ticket to a New York Knicks game,” she says. When the Knicks City Dancers took Madison Square Garden’s center court at half- time, it was the read more


We’ve Seen Enough!

November, 2016

Reality Check of Clinton, Franklin and Essex Counties Fights back against tobacco industry influence on kids When I turned 18, the only thought racing through my mind was what to do first. I was finally able to vote. I was gaining respect as an adult. I could stay out late with no curfew. I also read more


Building a Wall…For Creative Discovery

November, 2016

There’s a new wall in the Plattsburgh Public Library


North Country Kids

November, 2016

Providing Early Intervention for Special Needs Children On the corner of Ohio and New York Avenues on the U.S. Oval in Plattsburgh, you’ll see chalk drawings on a brick building that houses the imaginations of young children served by North Country Kids, Inc. North Country Kids is an Early Intervention and Preschool agency that offers read more


The Winning Formula

November, 2016

By now, everyone knows about the selection of Plattsburgh by Norsk Titanium as the site of its revolutionary Rapid Plasma Deposition (RPD) operation for the production of titanium aerospace components. You know it involves a $125 million investment by SUNY Polytechnic to create a cutting-edge facility that will become the largest industrial 3D metal production read more


Trustworthy and Financial Guidance Accurate

October, 2016

Nearly three years into their thriving partnership, CPAs Michael Boulrice and Stephen Wood adeptly advise, represent, prepare taxes for, audit, and analyze financial information for an impressive array of individuals, corporations, state and government entities, and not-for-profit clients. As accounting professionals, their clients rely on them and their extensive knowledge of tax law, government regulations read more


Banking on Community

October, 2016

When you survey the banking landscape in and around Plattsburgh, it’s a competitive place, given its size and the population base it serves. Steven Cacchio, who came to the North Country just over a year ago to become president and CEO of 107-year-old Champlain National Bank, knows a little bit about competition and pace in read more


Exchanging Currency for Generations

October, 2016

The Currency Exchange in the Champlain Center has a long history in Plattsburgh. Nayef Durham Dergham founded the business in the 1960s. He worked as a beer salesman and, being a good salesman, was in touch with his clients and their needs. He began to discover that his clients needed to exchange their—mostly—Canadian currency. Local read more


To Jump-Start Your Holiday Savings Now

October, 2016

EARLY FALL IS A GREAT TIME TO TALK ABOUT HOLIDAYS. Why? Because they are still a few months away, and you can start preparing for them now! Too many people wait until December to buy gifts. With no money saved, they turn to credit cards in a panic and pay for the holidays until April. read more