Skaneateles en Welch Allyn preparing for new tax on medical equipment <p>Despite months of preparation, the CEO of Welch Allyn says a new excise tax on medical supplies will hurt his company&#39;s bottom line.</p><p>As part of the <a href="" target="_blank">Affordable Care Act</a> upheld last week by the Supreme Court, a 2.3 percent tax on medical devices sold in the United States will go into effect January 1. The tax is supposed to help pay for the expanded health care coverage.</p><p> Thu, 05 Jul 2012 14:52:00 +0000 Ryan Delaney 22072 at Welch Allyn preparing for new tax on medical equipment Charles Dickens on The Campbell Conversations <p><font face="Calibri" size="2"><span style="font-size:11pt">Jim Greene is not an academic <span class="il">Dickens</span> scholar, but he plays <span class="il">Dickens</span> and runs the <span class="il">Dickens</span> Christmas Festival in Skaneateles.&nbsp; In this holiday version of the Campbell Conversations, he talks - often in the character of <span class="il">Dickens </span>- about the meaning and the writing of &quot;A Christmas Carol,&quot; the Christmas holidays, and his experiences in the town.&nbsp; Given the stark portrayals of poverty in his writing, what would <span class="i Tue, 20 Dec 2011 15:08:46 +0000 Grant Reeher 11424 at