Special Reports

At a Standstill

Area housing market comes to sudden halt due to COVID-19, but real estate brokers express optimism By Lou Sorendo COVID-19 has done its share of damage to the local economy, …

A League of Her Own

Teri Beckwith sets the pace when it comes to mastering art of real estate sales By Lou Sorendo Through her 20-plus years in the real estate industry, Teri Beckwith has …
‘In New York, we have incredibly high minimum wage and an unfair system,” says one local farmer By Deborah Jeanne Sergeant The New York Farm Bureau announced its 2020 state …
There is a common thread that all successful leaders share: the ability to take what they learn and experience and develop habits from them that lead to favorable outcomes. Oswego …
Nonprofit emphasizes work with youth, preparing it for job market, better life By Deborah Jeanne Sergeant Ali Rahman of Syracuse views poverty as a domino effect. Once it hits a …

Launching Prosperity

Launch NY a catalyst for entrepreneurial growth throughout Upstate New York By Lou Sorendo Nothing ventured, nothing gained. This is a mantra for many entrepreneurs, investors and community supporters associated …
Syracuse-based Dropcopter builds custom drones for pollination By Deborah Jeanne Sergeant While farmers have been using unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) to efficiently scout fields for crop issues and to take …

Gig Economy Flourishing

Nation1099.com estimates that about 11% of US adults work full-time as freelancers By Deborah Jeanne Sergeant If you want to supplement your income or even replace it entirely with work …

Fast Food Frenzy

Three titans of fast food industry make presence felt in Port City By Lou Sorendo Fast and furious. That describes the growth of fast food options in the city of …
Agency reports that many people seeking assistance are regular folks with jobs who can’t make ends meet By Alexander Plate “There are still quite a few people who’ve been left …