Table One – A Mix of Optimism and Caution

At Table One, the 28th Strictly Business Forum brought together a mix of financial, legal, business, employment, agricultural, and government leaders from the region. By sharing their considerable experience, they found much in common, especially their various successes during the past year, which led to a decidedly optimistic discussion. Jesse Ringer, President of Jeffords Steel read more

Reinventing Government for the Modern Economy

“If you don’t like change, how do you feel about irrelevancy?” Maintaining relevancy in an accelerating and ever-evolving modern economy is a daily objective for municipalities and businesses alike. Relevancy is the competitive edge that keeps demand high for a product. Daily competition to achieve/maintain relevancy can sometimes feel like an overwhelming, yet awakening double read more

Paul Frederick: Videographer & Storyteller

From his state-of-the-art studio in West Chazy, videographer Paul Frederick described how he came to specialize in television production—creating documentaries, corporate videos, commercials, and a YouTube series—and eventually form his own business, Paul Frederick Productions. A Local Education Raised in the hamlet, and still making his home there, Frederick’s career started in a documentary class read more

Yin & Yang

Danielle Talley and Morgan Gordon grew up watching their mom, retired Zone Sergeant Mary Dupell, break records and command respect throughout her 25-year career in the New York State Police. Less than 10 percent of those serving in law enforcement positions are women, and Dupell demonstrated to her girls from an early age, “You teach read more

Enabling Industry

Whether students are recent high school graduates taking the local, practical path to a four-year degree, urban-born co-eds seeking an affordable college experience away from home, or non-traditional adult learners working towards a better life for themselves and their families, Clinton Point Drive is a road to success. There’s always something just a little bit read more