MacKenzie-Childs to Expand with Volney Fulfillment Center
MacKenzie-Childs’ headquarters in Aurora, Cayuga County, on the shores of Cayuga Lake.

MacKenzie-Childs to Expand with Volney Fulfillment Center

By Lou Sorendo MacKenzie-Childs is expected to make a substantial economic development impact once it settles into its new location in Volney. MacKenzie-Childs is a fully integrated designer, manufacturer and…

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Goal at the Hannibal Farm is to Sell 1,000 Christmas Trees This Season
Jack and Faye Beckwith started planting Christmas trees on their farm at Mill Street in Hannibal in 1985. However, the farm did not start selling trees until 1995.

Goal at the Hannibal Farm is to Sell 1,000 Christmas Trees This Season

Beckwith Family Christmas Tree Station has become a family affair for the Beckwith family By Alexander Plate The Beckwith Family Christmas Tree Station has been a part of many Central…

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3 Sisters Gifts Shoppe Fills Void in Oswego
Interior of 3 Sisters Gift Shoppe on 116 W. Second St. It sells jewelry, metaphysical products, candles, stones and essential oils, among other products.

3 Sisters Gifts Shoppe Fills Void in Oswego

By Alexandre Plate 3 Sisters Gift Shoppe wants to bring holistic healing and health to Oswego, and the family behind it is ready to connect the city with metaphysical and…

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Made in Clay, NY.  Well, Sort Of…
Models wearing Jaxon Jovie jeans. The company, based in Clay, is increasing its marketing efforts. “We didn’t want to market until we were 100% sure the product was right,” owner John Timmerman said.

Made in Clay, NY. Well, Sort Of…

Entrepreneurs betting on Jaxon Jovie, a new line of jeans designed for athletic body types By Deborah Jeanne Sergeant If your lower body is muscular and fit, you likely can’t…

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Entrepreneur Opens Wedding  Venue in Oswego
Located on the outskirts of the city of Oswego, Curtis Manor is a renovated former dairy farm, with its centerpiece being the historic barn.

Entrepreneur Opens Wedding Venue in Oswego

Tony Pauldine invests $1.5 million to convert former barn into an events, wedding center, says it’s the largest wedding venue in Oswego County By Alexander Plate Developer Anthony Pauldine, owner…

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Chase Enterprises Expands Market Through Diversification
Allen Chase, president and founder of Chase Enterprises. The company has seen more than 600% increase in business over the last five years. Based in Oswego, the company is now doing business in Ohio, West Virginia, Iowa and other states.

Chase Enterprises Expands Market Through Diversification

Oswego-based business wins major contracts with state departments of transportation in Ohio, West Virginia, Iowa By Lou Sorendo When Allen Chase decided to delve into providing herbicide application services, little…

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7 Questions to Rich Burritt
The Burritt dealerships in Oswego generated $89 million in business in 2018. After the completion of a major project that’s underway, it’s expected to generate more than $120 million annually.

7 Questions to Rich Burritt

Shifting into overdrive: Burritt Motors’ fourth-generation owner Rich Burritt revving up for ambitious $10 million expansion project in Port City By Lou Sorendo 1. Can you update us on your new…

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Sunoco Fulton Ethanol Plant to Have New Owner
Timothy Hardy, the general manager at Sunoco Fulton Ethanol plant. He and his team will remain at the plant under new ownership.

Sunoco Fulton Ethanol Plant to Have New Owner

Attis Industries to acquire fuel-making plant, malt house in Volney By Lou Sorendo Attis Industries Inc. (NASDAQ: ATIS) is acquiring Sunoco’s ethanol plant in Volney, according to Sunoco sources. Attis Industries…

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Orton’s Motorsports Rolls in as Newest Oswego County Business
Richard Orton about his new business, Orton’s Motorsports: “It has always been a passion of mine since I was about 8 years old,” Orton says of starting his business.

Orton’s Motorsports Rolls in as Newest Oswego County Business

Story by Sarah McCrobie After spending nearly half his life doing small engine repair and technician work, Mexico native Richard Orton is taking his passion up a notch, this time…

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