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Ed Bartholomew, President  |  Arleen Girard, Chair

Ed Bartholomew Discusses $10 Million in Revitalization Funds for Glens Falls on LOOK TV

On Thursday, August 18th, the City of Glens Falls received notice of its $10 million award for winning the Downtown Revitalization Initiative in the Capital Region. Watch the recent LOOK TV interview with EDC Warren County President & CEO Ed Bartholomew about the project.  

Glens Falls was selected as part of a competitive process by the state's Capital Region Regional Economic Development Council to receive $10 million in state funding to revitalize the local neighborhood and generate new opportunities for long-term growth and prosperity. 

Left to right:  EDC Warren County President Ed Bartholomew, Senator Betty Little, Warren County Board of Supervisors Chairman Kevin Geraghty, Glens Falls Mayor Jack Diamond, NYS Homes and Community Renewal Commissioner/CEO James Rubin along with Assemblyman Dan Stec at check presentation. 

2016 Southern Adirondack Planning & Zoning Forum
Thursday, October 6, 2016
8:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Fort William Henry Hotel & Conference Center
48 Canada Street, Lake George, NY 
Back by popular demand, this 4th annual event is hosted by EDC Warren County and the Lake Champlain-Lake George Regional Planning Board. 
Join over 75 local and regional municipal officials, planning professionals, and service providers with interests in zoning and planning to cover important and timely topics such as:
  • Hamlet Revitalization
  • Zoning & Planning Connection to Economic Development
  • Working with APA
  • Zoning within the ADKs
  • Smart Growth
  • Advanced SEQRA
  • Finding the Right Niche
  • More...
Don't miss expert presenters including:
  • Adirondack Park Agency
  • NYS Department of State
  • Professional Engineers & Planners
  • Experienced Legal Experts
Attendance and certificate of completion from this event qualifies for mandated NYS continuing education requirements for planning and zoning board members upon individual town/municipality approval. Inquire for details.
Register Now!
$25 registration fee. Space is limited so be sure to register early.
Register online or make checks payable to EDC Warren County and
mail to: EDC, 234 Glen Street, Glens Falls, NY 12801
Elaine Behlmer,  518-761-6007
Thanks to Our Sponsors

Sponsor & Program Information
For information on sponsorship and program topics for this year's event contact:
John Wheatley, Vice President

Women In Business 2nd Annual September Kick Off Meeting/Retreat

September 13th - 14th
  Wiawaka Holiday House
  3778 Route 9L

  Soft Start Time: 4:00PM - Prep for project.  Project TBD. Last year we painted a bedroom.
  Start Time: 5:00PM - project
Dinner:  6:30PM - share our experiences
After dinner complete project
Campfire with s'mores.
Swimming and hiking on the grounds.

 9:00AM - 10:00AM Continental Breakfast and meeting
Cost is $50.00 for dinner, overnight and breakfast.
Dinner only is $18.00
Breakfast only is $8.00
Our guest speaker is Jill Ballou from the Red Cross.  Jill will explain what is needed from us for the Blood Drive that we are hosting on,
Monday, November 21st.
Wiawaka accepts cash, check or credit card upon arrival.
Please RSVP, if possible, by Friday September 11th.
BRING your Ideas for our upcoming year.

Adirondack Thunder Ticket Update

Click here for link to website and ticket information.

AngioDynamics CEO Changes Key Players at Company

Jim Clemmer, the new CEO of AngioDynamics, has made some changes in the company's leadership team since taking over as CEO in April. 

Lake George Chamber Holds Business Forum

The Lake George Regional Chamber of Commerce & Convention Visitors Bureau will host a panel discussion next week on operating a year-round business in the area.

The event, titled Lake George 365, will take place on Tuesday at the Inn at Erlowest at 3178 Lake Shore Drive. It will coincide with the chamber's annual board of directors meeting. A meet and greet and continental breakfast begins at 8:30 a.m. and the discussion begins at 9 a.m.

Ed Bartholomew, president of EDC Warren County, will moderate the discussion, featuring the following panelists: Frank Dittrich, proprietor of the Inn at Erlowest and Lake George Courtyard; Tom Guay of the The Sagamore; Ralph Macchio of Lake George Forum and Wild West Ranch; and Sasha Pardy of Adirondack Winery.

People who would like to attend the free event should register by calling the chamber office at 668-5755.

A $35 Million Wager on the Future of Lake George

$10 million investment in the Surfside on the Lake motel and the $25 million investment in the Courtyard Lake George by Marriott International hotel are raising the profile of Lake George village and making it more appealing to visitors. 

Employers Find "Soft Skills' Like Critical Thinking in Short Supply
Read the article in The Wall Street Journal.
Can Infrastructure Keep America Competitive?

Read the article in Site Selection Magazine.
Chip Made by GlobalFoundries Beats Intel
GlobalFoundries is developing a higher-performing computer chip, AMD's new "Zen" processor, that tops all competitors, including Intel.

Glens Falls Commuters Spend Less Time in Traffic than Tri-City Capital Region Drivers

Albany metro commuters capture a dubious honor: most time in traffic of any upstate area. Glens Falls drivers fare much better. 

Thanks to the Winter Park Express train, Denver is a Ski-In, Ski-Out Town
A rail link from Denver International Airport allows travelers to get to the ski mountains without renting a car. 

U.S. Houses are Getting Smaller

A preference for being closer to urban areas where land is more expensive, tight financing, and a "less is more" mentality are some of the factors driving the trend.

U.S. Falling Behind in International Broadband Race

National broadband policy is unintentionally causing the U.S. to lag further in the international broadband competitive race. A recent legal roadblock halted expansion of alternative municipal open fiber networks stemming from protective actions taken by big telecom to maintain an underperforming status quo.





September - October
The Charles R. Wood Theater, Glens Falls, NY

September - November

September- November

May 7 - October 29, 2016
Glens Falls Farmers Market 
Saturdays, 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
South Street Market Pavilion, Downtown Glens Falls

June 4 - October 24, 2016
Mondays, 3:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
June 4th, 2016 -October 24th, 2016
1043 State Route 9 (Davidson Brothers Brewery) Queensbury, New York

Tuesday, September 20
EDC Regular Monthly Meeting of the Board of Directors
8:00 a.m. - 234 Glen Street - 3rd Floor Training Center, Glens Falls National Bank & Trust Company

Wednesday, September 21- Friday, September 23
The Sagamore Resort, Bolton Landing, NY

Thursday, September 22 - Sunday, September 25
Crandall Park - Glens Falls, NY and Floyd Bennett Memorial Airport - Queensbury, NY

Sunday, October 2
11:a.m - 3:00 p.m.
Glens Falls City Park, Glens Falls, NY

Thursday, October 6, 2016
EDC's 4th Annual Southern Adirondack Planning & Zoning Forum
Fort William Henry Hotel & Conference Center, Lake George, NY
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