January 3, 2013
Hacker Boat Co. has announced it will use a $600,000 grant from the state’s Regional Economic Development Council to move its operations from Ticonderoga to Queensbury, shutting down two local facilities and taking 38-40 jobs out of the community.
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During the Jan. 14 Economic Development Committee meeting, supervisors lashed out at the company, which recently announced it is using a state grant that was secured through the North Country Regional Economic Development Council to move from Ticonderoga to Queensbury.
Jobs going to Queensbury
When Hacker Boat Co. received a state grant last month it was hailed as good news for the local economy. That turns out to be wrong.