Steve Cacchio

By Michelle St. Onge Hometown: Pleasant Valley, New YorkFamily: Wife, Carol, and two adult childrenEducation: B.A., Economics and Finance from the University of Hartford (Connecticut); M.S., Accounting from Syracuse UniversityOccupation: President and Chief Executive Officer ofChamplain National BankCommunity Involvement: Board member North Country Chamber of Commerce, Elizabethtown Community Hospital and Willsboro Development Cooperation. Recently completed read more

Dr. Lolita Kincade

By Michelle St. Onge | Photo by Jessica McCafferty Hometowns: Hinesville, Georgia,and San Bernardino, CaliforniaFamily: Husband, Daniel, and two small children, Lia’Rose and KasonEducation: B.A., Psychology (University of California, Riverside); M.A., Educational Counseling (University of La Verne); Ph.D., Family Studies with a concentration in Health Promotion and Planning (Loma Linda University)Occupation: Associate Professor & Chair, read more

Alan Booth

Time provides perspective. Alan B. Booth, a longtime resident of Plattsburgh, NY and the former owner of Booth Insurance, values both the business and the personal lessons that come with time. In 2018, Strictly Business featured Booth Insurance, founded by Alan’s grandfather, Harry Booth, as it reached its 100th year in business. After two years read more

Tammy Perrotte-Sears

By Michelle St. Onge | Photo by Jessica McCafferty Issue: December 2022 HOMETOWN: Schuyler Falls, NYFAMILY: Husband, Dale Sears; two adult children, two adult stepchildren, and six grandchildrenOCCUPATION: Associate Broker for RE/MAXCOMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT: Longtime volunteer and current Director, The Christmas Bureau, support for Girl Scouts, Business and Professional Women, Past President and member, Clinton County Board of read more

Donny Phaneuf

By Michelle St. Onge | Photo by Jessica McCafferty Issue: November 2022 Hometown: PlattsburghFamily: Wife Kim, adult children Jacob and JonahOccupation: Former owner Lake Champlain RoofingCommunity Involvement: Captain and Training Officer Cumberland Head Volunteer Fire Department,member Professional Roofing Advisory Council Donny Phaneuf has the North Country covered. You can’t drive far in the North Country without passing read more

Anita Bodrogi

By Justine Parkinson | Photo by Ty Kretser Issue: October 2022 Hometown: Plattsburgh, NYFamily: Husband Glenn Lyons and son JohnEducation: Graduated from the New YorkCollege of Osteopathic Medicine in 2001Occupation: Family practitioner at INHEALTH Family Medicine in Plattsburgh Anita Bodrogi’s parents immigrated to the U.S. from Hungary in 1957 and originally settled in Chicago. The Midwest is read more

Mark Hamilton

By Michelle St. Onge | Photo by Jessica McCafferty Issue: September 2022 Hometown: Peru, NYFamily: Wife, Sabrina; two young daughters, Evalee and Scotlyn Education: A.S. in general studies at Clinton Community College, B.A. in anthropology at SUNY Plattsburgh; M.S.T. from SUNY Potsdam; School Building Leader and School District Leader certificates through Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts Occupation: read more

Dr. Lori Mathieu

By Michelle St. Onge | Photo by Jessica McCafferty Issue: August 2022 Hometown: Goshen, NY Family: Husband Bob, adult children Brittany and Kyle Education: Doctorate in Audiology (Arizona School of Health Science); M.S. in Audiology (Syracuse University); B.A. in Speech and Hearing Science (SUNY Plattsburgh) Occupation: Audiologist Community Involvement: Noon Rotary for 25 years; CVPH Foundation volunteer, read more


by Karen Hailson Bouvier | Photo by Mary Carpenter Issue: August 2022 According to the World Health Organization (WHO), a longer life brings with it opportunities, not only for older people and their families, but also for society. Additional years provide the chance to pursue new activities such as further education, a new business or read more


by Michelle St . Onge | Photo by Kimberly Smith Issue: July 2022 Hometown: Plattsburgh, NYFamily: wife, Linda; adult children Lindsay, Kaitlyn, Eric; five grandchildrenEducation: U.S. Naval training in Behavioral Sciences; college coursework at SUNY Plattsburgh in Biology and PsychologyOccupation: Owner of Valley Vista, a residential treatment facility in Vermont Alcoholism and drug treatment programs read more