Presidential Hopes

New president needs to address COVID-19, help New York state and small business, say LeMoyne professor, business people By Deborah Jeanne Sergeant “I would say that particularly from the perspective…

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Trending: Pets in the Workplace
Barb Belna and her daughter, Chris Belna, with their dogs, Bella (left) and Bailey. Chris Belna owns A La Carte Business Services and Arete HCM Solutions in Syracuse.

Trending: Pets in the Workplace

Small business owners say having pets in the workplace raises morale, customer engagement By Deborah Jeanne Sergeant First-time shoppers at DeVine Designs by Gail in Fulton expect to see floral…

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Surviving 2020
JC Penney’s Oswego location, which has been in operation since 1977, was spared from being shutdown in a recent round of store closures

Surviving 2020

Iconic retailer JC Penney in Oswego survived 1-2 punch of COVID-19, corporate bankruptcy. Store manager reflects on her ordeal By Lou Sorendo Why was the Oswego JC Penney spared from…

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Surge in Real Estate Market
Overview of the village of Liverpool with Onondaga Lake in the background. Photo by Kenneth Sturtz.

Surge in Real Estate Market

After a few slow months, real estate market is hot again, in part thanks to low interest rates, coronavirus pandemic By Ken Sturtz John and Monica Weber decided in February…

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