Demers Ambulance named a top EMS product

Demers Ambulance, a North American leader in ambulance manufacturing, has announced the selection of its 2016 Ford Transit Type II Ambulance as a Hot Product from the Journal of Emergency Medical Services (JEMS) EMS Today Conference & Exposition.

Read Dan Heath’s Press-Republican article

Demers Ambulance’s facility in Plattsburgh is located in TDC’s Air Industrial Park.

Plattsburgh named a top 10 American City of the Future

fDi also ranks Plattsburgh #3 for Economic Potential and #2 for Foreign Direct Investment Strategy
“Greater Plattsburgh is consistently ranked as a Top 10 Micropolitan City of the Future because we are a progressive 21st century community, uniquely positioned for business development and foreign direct investment,” said Paul Grasso, President of The Development Corporation. “The Institute […]

By |April 11th, 2017|Categories: Awards & Accolades, Regional News|0 Comments

State awards $38 million to Plattsburgh Airport

Plattsburgh International Airport has won $38 million in state money for a new cargo center and general aviation customs facility.

Governor Andrew Cuomo made the announcement in Albany Wednesday afternoon as part of his ongoing State of the State presentations.

The funds come through the second round of the Upstate Airport Economic Development and Revitalization Competition. The […]

By |January 11th, 2017|Categories: Awards & Accolades, Regional News, Transportation Cluster|0 Comments

North Country receives $61.4 million for economic development

New York state’s 10 economic regions received more than $700 million in new economic development funding on Thursday.  The North Country is welcoming its $61.4 million dollar share that will go to 77 projects across the northern tier of the state.


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By |December 13th, 2016|Categories: Awards & Accolades, Local Success Stories, Regional News|0 Comments

NY named top state for FDI

2016 State Rankings Report: New York Is Top Destination For Capital Investment
New York is the top-ranked state for Foreign Direct Investment measured in capital investment and California leads the field in FDI measured in projects in Business Facilities’ 12th Annual Rankings Report.

The Empire State drew a 13 percent share of all of the Foreign Direct […]

By |November 16th, 2016|Categories: Awards & Accolades|0 Comments

Northstar Technology Center designated a tax-free zone

Great location for Canadian businesses looking to establish a presence in the U.S.

SUNY Plattsburgh has amended its START-UP NY Campus Plan in an effort to lure new businesses to the Northstar Technology Center in Chazy.

The technology center, SUNY Plattsburgh President John Ettling said in a press release, would be a great location for Canadian businesses looking to establish […]

By |November 14th, 2016|Categories: Awards & Accolades, Other News, Regional News|0 Comments

Plattco receives tax credits from New York State

October 16, 2016

Plattco is a shining example of the way New York State’s Regional Economic Development Council program is designed to work, officials say.

New York State Lt. Gov. Kathy Hochul visited the company this week to announce the company qualified for $50,000 in Excelsior Tax Credits.

Plattco President Doug Crozier said the company intends to use the […]

By |October 16th, 2016|Categories: Awards & Accolades, Local Success Stories, Regional News|0 Comments

SUNY Plattsburgh receives high marks in rankings



SUNY Plattsburgh has once again been named one of “America’s Best Colleges — Regional Universities North” by U.S. News & World Report.

“Year in and year out, U.S. News & World Report has recognized SUNY Plattsburgh as a place where students benefit from a first-class college education at a reasonable price,” said […]

By |September 14th, 2016|Categories: Awards & Accolades, Regional News|0 Comments

Plattsburgh is becoming a Foodie Destination

Two well-known Plattsburgh restaurants have helped Plattsburgh earn its way onto a Travelocity Foodie Destination list.

Anthony’s Restaurant and Irises Cafe and Wine Bar made a list produced by professional travel blogger Mike Shubic of MikesRoadTrip.com, who partnered with Travelocity on the article.

“Everyone knows the big cities like New York, San Francisco and Seattle have a […]

By |September 2nd, 2016|Categories: Awards & Accolades, Regional News|0 Comments

Plattsburgh to receive $10 million for downtown revitalization

Governor Cuomo Announces Plattsburgh to Receive $10 Million in Downtown Revitalization Initiative// // //


On July 7, 2016, Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced that Downtown Plattsburgh was selected as the winner of the $10 million Downtown Revitalization Initiative in the North Country. The Downtown Revitalization Initiative, first laid out in the Governor’s 2016 State […]

By |July 8th, 2016|Categories: Awards & Accolades, Regional News|0 Comments