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Tough sale

May 25, 2014 A report released by the New York state Association of Realtors on Thursday shows prices and sales are up in Fulton County, but new listings and homes for sale have dropped. more »»

Chamber signs up new members

May 25, 2014 GLOVERSVILLE — The Fulton Montgomery Regional Chamber of Commerce recently hosted a membership drive “Go Big or Go Home” in which nine teams competed to see which could bring in the most new members... more »»

Learning and Working

May 18, 2014 Before becoming the store manager for nonprofit Handy Ups N’ Downs Thrift Stores, Catherine Lopresti spent 20 years working in the retail industry, where she learned the harsh realities of working... more »»

Sour Situation

May 11, 2014 When the price of a commodity like limes goes sour, local businesses say they just have to eat it. A lime shortage across the U.S. more »»

The Final Cost

May 4, 2014 In the funeral home business, territory is everything. more »»

Back in small business

April 27, 2014 GLOVERSVILLE — For the second time in his life, Tom Wojciechowski is the owner of a small, independent pharmacy. A few weeks ago, Wojciechowski opened Tom’s Family Pharmacy at 47 S. Main St. more »»

Paying for Prom

April 20, 2014 The national average cost of attending prom actually dropped this year after several years of steep increases, according to a national survey. more »»

The Power of Zero

April 6, 2014 Local manufacturers got a pleasant surprise Tuesday when the state budget cut their income taxes from 5.9 percent to zero percent. more »»

Prolonged winter weather has hurt this year’s maple syrup crop

March 30, 2014 By JASON SUBIK The Leader Herald For this year’s maple syrup crop, the next 10 days will tell the tale. more »»

Johnstown’s Miracle Mile

March 23, 2014 JOHNSTOWN — Real estate developer Michael Wachs likes to say that most of America is “over-stored and under-served. more »»

Day care costs

March 16, 2014 It was about three years ago when the Rainbow Play School in Gloversville began to see a change in the number of local families able to pay for day care services. more »»

Winter weather winners

March 9, 2014 When Robin Rowback first acquired the Beacon Wearhouse in April, she had no idea her new business was about to do the best business its done in nearly a decade. more »»

Restaurant business model focuses on local produce

March 2, 2014 FORT PLAIN —It was during hour-long drives to Albany or Utica that Fort Plain native Aaron Katovitch realized the potential for a “farm to table” restaurant in his hometown. more »»

New whey of doing business

February 23, 2014 JOHNSTOWN — For years, Fage U.S.A. officials believed there was simply no way to turn their whey into a profitable substance. ­Whey is the liquid that’s left over after yogurt or cheese is made. more »»

Fitness business

February 9, 2014 For Maria Keller, teenagers are always the hardest. more »»

Ticket to the big game

February 2, 2014 If there’s a major sporting event going on in the United States, there’s a good chance Mike Walsh is going to be ther. more »»

Seniors helping seniors

January 26, 2014 AMSTERDAM — When Ann Quinn, the education coordinator for Home Healthcare Partners in Amsterdam, begins one of her training classes for new recruits for her agency, she often finds herself teaching... more »»

More than a century of shoes

January 19, 2014 GLOVERSVILLE — Staying power and selling shoes are two things that run in Charles Rossbach’s family. Charles, 70, has been selling shoes at Rossbach Shoes in downtown Gloversville since he was 14. more »»

Looking for work

January 13, 2014 The recent end of federal extended unemployment benefits has affected thousands across New York state and hundreds locally. more »»

Lawyer to the stars

January 5, 2014 When Todd Eagan was 9 years old his family was returning from a trip to Maine and his parents decided to play a little game with him to see how long he could continuously speak to them. more »»

 
 
 

 

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