Over the past couple of days, the northeast has been pounded by a blizzard. We’ve been hearing reports of mainly snowfall between 8 and 12 inches, although a few places have had more than that. As strange as this might seem to the masses, it’s hard for anyone living in my area to have much […]

Over the last two days I’ve gone to some local business events, and decided I wanted to write about them a little bit. It started yesterday morning with a seminar being put on by the Syracuse chapter of the American Society of Training and Development (ASTD), of which I’m a local member. The topic was […]

Well, it finally came. The Commission on Health Care Facilities in the 21st Century finally finished their report on health care facilities in New York state, and it wasn’t pretty. Literally, the report is almost 250 pages long. Figuratively, it’s created a major firestorm in the state, including my own area of the state fairly […]

This is more of a local story, but I do live in the Syracuse, NY area. There’s an interesting story in the Syracuse Post Standard this Sunday morning on how difficult it is to have a black-owned businesses in central New York than anywhere else in the Upstate communities. It then goes into many other […]