Massena Local Business
Tuesday May 19 | via North County Public Radio
A Photoshopped image from the Tesla Motors For Massena Facebook page shows a Tesla electric car in front of the hydropower dam in Massena. Photo: Tesla Motors For Massena FB page Massena, N.Y., is sending a loud message over social media to Tesla Motors founder, Elon Musk: build electric cars here. Comment?
Tuesday May 19 | via Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal
The New York Power Authority Board of Trustees ratified a contract with the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers on Tuesday that will raise salaries and require union members to increase contributions for their health insurance. “This agreement contains many provisions that address the concerns of our unionized workforce while allowing NYPA to achieve greater certainty over our labor costs,” Gil C. Quiniones, NYPA president and CEO, said in a statement. Comment?
Friday May 8 | via North Country Now
Shayleen C. Lazore, 24, of 541 River Road, Hogansburg was cited for unsafe backing and unlicensed operator at 9:04 p.m. Thursday in the Kinney Drugs parking lot. Helen E. Moller, 57, of 431 County Rte. Comment?
Thursday May 7 | via NYSBA
Twenty recipients were honored with 2015 President's Pro Bono Service Awards May 5 in Albany. President Glenn Lau-Kee and President-elect David P. Miranda , co-chair of the President's Committee on Access to Justice, recognized the honorees during a luncheon at the State Bar Center. Comment?
Thursday May 7 | via Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal
A man behind a local effort to bring Tesla Motors to Massena shared his efforts Thursday with members of the North Country Redevelopment Task Force. Daniel Girard said he and others had started a social media effort on a Facebook page called “Tesla Motors for Massena,” calling for officials with the company to consider Massena for future operations because of the benefits such as the proximity to Alcoa - the company uses aluminum for its vehicle bodies - and cheap electrical power. Comment?
Friday May 1 | via North Country Now
Following a social media campaign attempting to attract Tesla Motors to open a plant in Massena, Sen. Joe Griffo, R-Rome, has invited the company's CEO to discuss the possibility. "I echo the many residents of my district when I say that we believe Massena and its surrounding North Country community offer the economic incentives, manufacturing history, affordable energy and ready workforce that would allow Tesla Motors to thrive in a way that is mutually beneficial to your company and our region," Griffo wrote to Tesla CEO Elon Musk. Comment?
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