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Bi-Weekly Development News for Warren County and the Region
Ed Bartholomew, President  |  Chuck Barton, Chairman

OCTOBER 2, 2015
INSIDE EDC
Upstate Revitalization Initiative
EDC coordinating regional economic development meeting this past Monday at Crandall Public Library on Governor Cuomo's Upstate Revitalization Initiative.

EDC President Ed Bartholomew

Bill Hart and Andrew Meader
Bill Hart, Irving Tissue/CREDC and Andrew Meader, Six Flags Great Escape/CREDC
Mike Tucker, Tucker Strategies/CREDC

Ed Bartholomew and 
Greg Chanese, Adirondack Regional Chamber of Commerce

Upstate Revitalization Initiative - Crandall Public Library,
Glens Falls, NY - September 28, 2015

2015 EDC Southern Adirondack Planning & Zoning Forum A Success
EDC's third annual information session for planning, zoning and municipal officials in the Southern Adirondack region drew 75 participants on October 1st to the Fort William Henry Conference Center in Lake George.  The event was sponsored by four co-sponsors:  Barton & Loguidice, LA Group, Chazen Companies and CT Male.  Presentations made at the forum included Lake George Park Commission, Warren County SWCD, Chazen Companies, Fund for Lake George, NY Department of State, The LA Group, Pace Law School and legal expert Daniel A. Ruzow, Esq. of Whiteman Osterman & Hanna.  To view the agenda click here.

2015 EDC Southern Adirondack Planning & Zoning Forum -
Fort William Henry Conference Center, Lake George, NY -
October 1, 2015

WARREN COUNTY HAPPENINGS
NEWS FLASH: This Week In Thunder Hockey
September 28, 2015
Thunder Signs Two With AHL Experience
The Adirondack Thunder signed former Adirondack Phantoms forward Kyle Flanagan and former Chicago Wolves defenseman David Shields this past week.  Flanagan skated the 2013-14 season in Adirondack, while Shields has spent the last 4 seasons in the AHL.

Ticket Information

Adirondack Thunder 2015-16 Regular Season Schedule

Queensbury Union Free School District Named One of Three Districts in NYS Winning STEM award partnering with CNSE SUNY Poly
Queensbury School District is receiving $5,000 for coming up with innovative ways to prepare students for careers in high-tech jobs.
Read the press release and click here for an article in The Kansas City Star.

Important American Prints on View at The Hyde Collection this Fall

West Mountain to Host Eatery Job Fair
Read the article in the Post-Star.

ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT & REGIONAL NEWS
GlobalFoundries Fab 8:  STEM Career Business Showcase Video
Series 2
Latest recruitment video released by GlobalFoundries aimed at STEM students in the region.  Among the things they cite as reasons to live and work here is the proximity to Lake George, Adirondacks, Gore Mountain with video clips.
Click here for the video.

Gridlock, Yes You Are Stuck in Traffic More Often

Quality of Life Department  Article in USA Today detailing worst traffic cities by size category.  Albany, NY came in 8th worst in the 500K to 1 million population.  Glens Falls MSA did not appear on the list of smaller cities.
Read the article in USA Today.


On The Local Side

EDC Working to Secure Funds to Have Updated Traffic Study Undertaken at Exit 20 Route 9 Congested Area


UPCOMING EVENTS
October

October

October
Saturdays, 8:00 a.m. -12:00 p.m.
South Street Market Pavilion, Downtown Glens Falls
For a complete listing of Farmers' Markets in the region click here.
    
October

October

Sunday, October 4
City Park, Glens Falls, NY
12:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
FitFest 5K Run/Walk at 11:00 a.m.

Tuesday, October 6
8:00 a.m. - 188 Dix Avenue, Glens Falls, NY

Wednesday, October 7
1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m., Rockefeller Institute of Government
411 State Street, Albany, NY  12203

Saturday, October 10- Sunday, October 11
10:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., Gore Mountain, North Creek, NY
Free Admission

Tuesday, October 13
8:30 a.m. EDC Offices, 234 Glen Street, Glens Falls, NY

Tuesday, October 20 
8:00 a.m. EDC Offices, 234 Glen Street, Glens Falls, NY

Wednesday, October 21
5:30 p.m. - Experimental Media & Performing Arts Center (EMPAC)
Troy, NY

Saturday, October 24
Glens Falls Civic Center
7:00 p.m. - For Ticket Information:  518-480-3355

Saturday, October 31- Sunday, November 1
Sat. 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.; Sun. 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
New Location for 2015:
Glens Falls Civic Center, 1 Civic Center Plaza, Glens Falls, NY
 
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