The Opposite of Addiction is Connection

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


Forging In The 21st Century

“This is manufacturing in the 21st century,” said Mike Canario, president and CEO of Norsk Titanium as we walked through the company’s Development and Qualifications Center in the Development Corp’s Industrial Park on Martina Circle in Plattsburgh. “We are disrupting the traditional metal manufacturing supply chain.” Canario, who also serves on Norsk Titanium’s Board of read more


Creating New Futures

Speaking from the CFES Brilliant Pathways center in Essex, NY, Rick Dalton, founder, CEO, and president of this innovative non- profit organization, described his vision. “Where a child starts shouldn’t dictate where they finish. There are an increasing number of children living in low-income households, especially in rural communities [According to recent U.S. Census data, read more




The Nuts and Bolts of Al and Brian St. Hilaire

Fastenal is the largest industrial supply company in North America, offering construction, safety, welding, rigging, hydraulics and other industrial products. It is a publicly traded company that just celebrated its 50th anniversary with 20,000 employees, 2,600+ branches in 24 countries and $3.96 billion in yearly sales. Brothers Al and Brian St. Hilaire are the driving read more





Moses Ludington Hospital: 110 Years Old and Counting

There are big things happening in Essex County health care right now. While many smaller rural hospitals nationally have struggled and ultimately closed, forward thinking and neighborly outreach at Moses Ludington Hospital in Ticonderoga have enabled a transformation that will allow it to serve as the cornerstone of the Health and Living Center there. Moses read more