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Real-World Education

December 5, 2010 JOHNSTOWN — In one corner of the room, Johnstown High School student Brittany Wager is working on a nutritional child-lunch business. more »»

Help for the Holidays

November 28, 2010 With the holiday season comes the retail sector’s busiest time of year. With that comes the need for additional employees for the end of the year. more »»

Local Wine Makers

November 21, 2010 GLEN — Ken Schick started making wine with his father when he was a boy. more »»

Hopeful Holidays

November 14, 2010 Two years after the retail industry suffered the worst holiday performance in more than 40 years, several organizations are projecting a better season in 2010. more »»

Bottled Success?

November 7, 2010 When the New York state government implemented the Bigger, Better Bottle Bill last year, the goal was to increase revenues to the state’s general fund. So far, supporters are labeling it a success. more »»

Healthier Careers

October 31, 2010 As the demand for qualified nursing increases on the local and national levels, Fulton-Montgomery Community College is offering a program to help unemployed workers train to work in health care. more »»

Selling Independently

October 24, 2010 Sarah Schwartz said she received Scentsy products when she was married in August, and “fell in love with them.” Now, the products are helping her bring in some extra money. more »»

Rallying Prices

October 17, 2010 At this time last year, heating prices were plunging across the state. As the winter approaches in upstate New York, residents are going to find the price ball bouncing back up. more »»

Century of Representation

October 10, 2010 One hundred years ago, a group of New York state employees got together and organized the Civil Service Employees Association. more »»

Bean Counting

October 3, 2010 That morning cup of coffee, which for some, is a vital part in getting the day going, may leave wallets a little lighter as bean prices have risen 43 percent in the past three months, a 13-year high. more »»

Giving Extra

September 19, 2010 Most malls have a big-box bookstore and the Internet’s tentacles can reach into nearly every home. Books themselves are even being downloaded into portable electronic devices. more »»

Reaching Out Online

September 5, 2010 Area businesses are increasingly learning to use and take advantage of free social networking services like Facebook to grow and promote their busines. more »»

Local Staple

August 29, 2010 GLEN — Tim Lane lives his life in bread, spending mornings up to his elbows in yeasty dough, surrounded by stacks of olive oil-soaked focaccia. more »»

Sweet harvest: Growers expect tastier apples this year

August 16, 2010 The summer so far has been hot and sunny, and the abundance of sunshine makes for a sweet crop of apples this year in the Empire State. more »»

Below the Average

August 8, 2010 The clock was ticking Thursday afternoon on an online auction for a Johnstown property that was up for bid for at least the third time. more »»

Financial Changes

August 1, 2010 GLOVERSVILLE — It’s been nearly two years since the global economic crisis threatened to collapse economies all over the world. more »»

25 Years of Ice Cream

July 25, 2010 MAYFIELD — Twenty-five years ago, two dairy farmers decided to open a small ice cream stand on the corner of Routes 29 and 30. more »»

No ‘Love’ for Tourism

July 18, 2010 The “I Love N.Y.” program, which provides funding for local marketing and promotion for 57 tourism agencies across the state, is still in limbo due to the ongoing battle to close the $9. more »»

Resort’s Centennial

July 11, 2010 CAROGA LAKE — This year marks another anniversary, the 100th year since three ponds were dammed to form Peck’s Lak. more »»

Price to Smoke

July 4, 2010 Retailers cringe, customers complain, anti-tobacco advocates cheer, and politicians count the proceeds. more »»



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