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

OCTOBER 9, 2015
Glens Falls, New York

News Flash:  Upstate Revitalization

Glens Falls designated as one of two cities in eight county Capital Region to be incorporated in Governor Cuomo's Upstate Revitalization Investment (URI) Plan.  EDC President Ed Bartholomew states this designation is a significant first step in the competition for this region and City to be eligible for redevelopment funds totaling $500 Million grant over a 5 year period.  Three regions will be selected from seven to receive this one time grant.

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Spring water company JUST Beverages selects a hybrid package that offers the environmental benefits of a paper carton with the functionality of a plastic bottle.

Read the article in Healthcare Packaging.

JUST Beverages

Breaking News
SUNY Adirondack Receives $9.7 Million to Build Workforce Development Center


Fall Foliage And Scenic Drives

Fall in the Adirondacks is a spectacular display of color and incredible scenery.  Peak color in most of the Adirondack Park occurs during the last week or two in September.  The low lands to the north, south, east and west of the peaks generally have their best color during the first two weeks of October.  This Autumn season promises to be as incredible as always.  Spend some time this Fall in the Adirondacks, it is sure to take your breath away!

Lake George's Sagamore Resort Named to Fodor's 15 Best U.S. Resorts for Fall Getaways Just Released on MSN

Hold the Salt
Keeping Lake George clean is an economic issue as well as environmental. Salt pollution is a major problem especially given harsh Adirondack winter season.  Article in Lake George Mirror details how Village of Lake George is leading the charge to lessen salt usage on roads this coming winter.

Gore Mountain/North Creek Harvest Fests Return to North Creek

Read the article in The Sun.

Millennials and Cutting the Cord

Article detailing changes in how media content is consumed differently by millennials plus other age brackets.  This has obvious implications for regional broadband and telecommunications planning and implementation initiatives.


Read the article in The New York Times.

APA Proposes General Permit To Combat Invasive Species

The Adirondack Park Agency has proposed a new general permit to help lake management groups respond quickly to invasive species.

Read the article in the Press Republican.

Regional Sports and Recreation Update


A new $22 Million Aquatic Olympic Sized Swimming Facility Proposed Off I-87 Exit 12 in Saratoga County


Read the article in the Business Review.


Governor Cuomo Hosts Third Wine, Beer, Spirit and Cider Summit

Governor announces more than $16 Million Investment & Support to Grow New York's Craft Beverage Industry.


Read the press release.


Essex County Will Tax Vacation Rentals


ELIZABETHTOWN - The Essex County Board of Supervisors approved an amendment to its occupancy tax Monday, including vacation rentals under the new law.


Read the article in the Adirondack Daily Enterprise.




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.


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   "SEASON HOME OPENER"
Glens Falls Civic Center
7:00 p.m. - For Ticket Information:  518-480-3355 or click here

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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