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05/05/16Is our economy newsworthy?" During the last year, the Columbia Economic Development Corporation (CEDC) has been working to make sure the residents of the county know the answer to this question is Yes. CEDC has executed a strategic planning process that resulted in a number of specific objectives to guide economic development in Columbia County in the years to come. More.
Ooh la la! C’est bon! French artisanal cheese makers flourish in Columbia County. The Hudson Valley has long been a hotbed of economic opportunity for the food and beverage industry. From global powerhouses such as Pepsico, Kraft and Heineken downstate to emerging specialty farms upstate, the valley continues to be the epicenter of agribusiness in the state of New York.Read More
A Relevant, Dynamic Institution. With the economy returning steadily, Columbia-Greene Community College continues its role in helping to effectively shape students futures. While keeping their college costs relatively low, students at C-GCC can choose from vital career-oriented programs. Graduates of the school’s nursing and automotive technology programs, for example, can earn higher-than-average wages for the area. Such other programs asRead More
Not only has Etsy become a household name as an international platform for sellers of all types, its Hudson office has grown from 11 to 81 employees in just three years while many Columbia County residents are among the more than 1 million artisans selling their wares on line. Etsy Vice President of Member Operations Heather Jassy was the keynoteRead More