Another Reason To Visit Downtown

Entering Ashley HomeStore in the charming, historic Marshall’s Hardware building at 84 Margaret Street, Plattsburgh, is like arriving at your dream home. Furniture in each section of the multi-level store is grouped by decorating collections and arranged into open-concept rooms. A living room featuring a modern farmhouse style—complete with artwork, clocks, pottery, and framed photographs—beckons read more


Major Changes to New York’s Harassment Laws Make Administrative Claims More Likely

On Monday, August 12, 2019, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo signed a major expansion of the state’s workplace harassment and anti-discrimination laws. The amendments continue to expand employer obligations to prevent and prohibit all forms of harassment based on protected characteristics. The mandatory sexual harassment and discrimination training, together with headline news around the country read more




Small Business is a big Chamber Priority

From restaurants and hospitality businesses to contractors, professional services and even manufacturers, small businesses have always made up the great majority of the North Country Chamber’s membership and they always will. And our many direct business support services as well as activities, such as our advocacy efforts in Albany and Washington, reflect this. As we read more


Out on a Limb

Steve Frazier is a professional climbing arborist. He owns and operates Arbor-Ops LLC, an expert tree service, out of Keeseville, NY. “By the nature of my job I am considered an industrial athlete, my gym is your yard,” said Frazier. He acknowledges that tree climbers are a breed apart, and he may just be more read more


A Legacy of Service

When you ask Kevin Broderick how long he has been in business, you had better pull up a stool because it’s not a short story. It can’t be, because it goes back almost three quarters of a century. “It all started with my dad, Maurice,” Broderick began. “He was honorably discharged from the Navy during read more