Congressional candidate Doheny doubles goal of visiting 50 businesses in 50 days
Tuesday, August 28, 2012 - 11:39 am

It is no guarantee of his future performance as a lawmaker, but congressional candidate Matt Doheny has doubled his campaign goal of visiting 50 businesses in 50 days.

Seven weeks ago, Doheny, the Watertown Republican vying to unseat Democrat Bill Owens for the 21st Congressional District seat, kicked off his “50 Businesses, 50 Days” tour with the intent of talking to 50 business owners in key sectors about the challenges they face in the current economic climate.

Last Thursday – the tour’s 46th day -- Doheny visited his 100th business.

“Jobs are the top concern of the people in this district, so I decided to head straight to the source: the fine men and women who run businesses in the 21st Congressional District,” said Doheny, the Republican, Conservative and Independence parties’ candidate.

“Many of them were candid in telling me of the barriers to job creation: the cost of complying with seemingly endless government mandates; increases in taxes while profit margins shrink; and the cost of labor, of health care, and of energy, to name a few.

“I used these insights to create a series of ‘prescriptions’ that encompass the major sectors of our economy: agriculture, health care, communications and technology, tourism, service and construction and manufacturing. These policy plans tell voters in plain language what I’m going to do to help create a favorable economic climate for job growth in the north country, Adirondacks and capital region.”

“The 50 days may soon be coming to an end, but my jobs tour will continue to Election Day, he said.

Doheny visited these businesses on his tour across the vast North Country district:

1. Ideal Dairy, Hudson Falls

2. Gettyvue Farm, Granville

3. Carolina Eastern Vail, Salem

4. Cargill Animal Nutrition, Salem

5. Hand Melon Farm, Greenwich

6. Capital Tractor, Greenwich

7. Rulfs Orchard, Peru

8. Parker Family Maple Farm, West Chazy

9. Brow’s Sugarhouse, West Chazy

10. Amazing Grace Vineyard and Winery, Chazy

11. Hanehan Family Dairy, Stillwater

12. Stock Farm, Schuylerville

13. Stewart’s, Saratoga Springs

14. Old McDonald’s Farm, Sackets Harbor

15. Peck’s Homestead Farm, Carthage

16. North Country Children’s Clinic, Watertown

17. Lewis County General Hospital, Lowville

18. Saratoga Hospital, Saratoga Springs

19. Glens Falls Hospital – Renal Dialysis Center, Glens Falls

20. Adirondack Cardiology, Queensbury

21. Elizabethtown Community Hospital, Elizabethtown

22. Urgi-Care of the Northeast, Plattsbugh.

23. High Peaks Dental, Plattsburgh

24. North Country Janitorial, Glens Falls

25. Phantom Laboratory, Greenwich

26. Barton Mines LLC, Glens Falls

27. Finch Paper, Glens Falls

28. C.R. Bard, Queensbury

29. Tribune Media Services, Queensbury

30. Fiber Conversions, Broadalbin

31. Frontier Communications, Gloversville

32. Tetratech, Gloversville

33. Robison & Smith, Gloversville

34. CAD & Facilities Services, Depauville

35. Nicholville Telephone Company / Slic Network Solutions, Nicholville

36. Twin State, Plattsburgh

37. Enchanted Forest and Water Safari, Old Forge

38. A Sweet Car Named Desire, Old Forge

39. The Naked Moose, Old Forge

40. Adirondack Scenic Railroad, Thendara

41. Van Auken’s Inne, Thendara

42. Inn at Speculator, Lake Pleasant

43. Bird’s Marina, Racquette Lake

44. Falls Farm & Tractor, Hudson Falls

45. Alpin Haus RV & Marine of Saratoga, Wilton

46. Lake George Steamboat Company, Lake George

47. Delcath Systems, Queensbury

48. North Country Coffee Café, Glens Falls

49. D.A. Collins Companies, Wilton

50. DiManno’s Lunch (aka Poopie’s), Glens Falls

51. Carthage Fibre Drum, Carthage

52. T.F. Wright & Sons Granite Foundry, Carthage

53. Lube Express Detail & Wash, Carthage

54. Fastlube of Watertown

55. Coakley Carpet Ace One Hardware, Canton

56. Larkin’s Junction, Tupper Lake

57. The Community Store, Saranac Lake

58. Hudson Valley Capital Management, Saranac Lake

59. Normandie Beach Resort, Westport

60. Oscar’s Adirondack Mountain Smoke House, Warrensburg

61. Hillman Companies, Fort Edward

62. Casella Resource Solutions, Fort Edward

63. Stone Bridge Iron & Steel, Gansevoort

64. Saratoga Sod, Stillwater

65. RASP Incorporated, South Glens Falls

66. International Paper, Ticonderoga

67. Hot Biscuit Diner, Ticonderoga

68. Pre-Tech Precision Machining, Mineville

69. Champlain Stone, Warrensburg

70. Hudson-Headwaters Health Center, Warrensburg

71. Boardwalk Restaurant, Lake George

72. Vintage Café, Johnstown

73. Taylor Made Group, Gloversville

74. Sampson Bog Studio, Mayfield

75. I Go Inn, Edinburg

76. Adirondack Alternate Energy, Edinburg

77. Otis Technology, Lyons Falls

78. Climax Manufacturing, Lowville

79. Climax Paperboard, Carthage

80. Timeless Frames, Watertown

81. Knowlton Technology, Watertown

82. New York Air Brake, Watertown

83. Corporate Center, Ogdensburg

84. Tulmar Manufacturing, Ogdensburg

85. Alcoa, Massena

86. Mold-Rite Plastics, Plattsburgh

87. Purcell Construction Corp., Watertown

88. D.C. Builders, Watertown

89. LunCo, Carthage

90. Torrance Construction, Lake Placid

91. Fat Daddy’s Grill, Keene

92. Doheny Oil Corp., Ballston Spa

93. Village Photo, Ballston Spa

94. Coffee Planet, Ballston Spa

95. Toadflax Nursery and Landscape Design, South Glens Falls

96. Maude’s Kitchen, South Glens Falls

97. Rozell Industries, Queensbury

98. Monahan and Laughlin Steel, Hudson Falls

99. The Fort Miller Group, Greenwich

100. North American Flight Services, Ballston Spa

101. Luther Forest Technology, Stillwater

102. Munter Enterprises, Middle Grove

103. Midnight Oil, Broadalbin

104. Walt’s Diner, Old Forge