- Kodak retirement plan changes
will save firm $12 million in 2015
Eastman Kodak Co. is altering its retirement and savings and investment plans, a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission shows.
- Manning & Napier reports slip in income in Q2
Manning & Napier Inc.’s reported a drop in economic net income in the second quarter, with earnings per share missing Street estimates by a penny.
- Black Caucus of Local Elected Officials meets in Rochester
The summer conference of the National Black Caucus of Local Elected Officials is underway in Rochester, highlighted by a luncheon featuring Mayor Lovely Warren and a black-tie ball on Friday.
- DOT to auction acreage in Pittsford
Five acres adjacent to the Park & Ride lot at Route 31F and Interstate 490 in Pittsford is scheduled for auction next month, officials with the state Department of Transportation announced this week.
- Area income tax preparer suspended by state
Rochester income tax preparer Susan Devuyst is among 40 statewide whose practices have been suspended for failing to file personal income tax returns in 2011 and 2012, officials announced Wednesday.
- Amerks extend contract to practice at Bill Gray's Regional Iceplex
The Rochester Americans have extended their agreement with Bill Gray’s Regional Iceplex as the American Hockey League team’s practice facility, officials announced this week.
- Windstream to form REIT in move that lowers company's debt
Windstream Corp. plans to spin off some of its telecommunications network assets into a separate publicly traded real estate investment trust consisting of roughly 25 employees, company officials said Tuesday.
- RPO names Pittsford native Stare as music director
The Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra Inc. has tapped a Pittsford native dubbed “one of the hottest conductors in America” to serve as its next music director. Ward Stare will become the RPO’s 12th music director in 91 years, officials said.
- Kodak sues Goldman Sachs, others
The Goldman Sachs Group Inc. and JPMorgan Chase & Co., in concert with hedge funds, commodities traders and others, manipulated commodities markets, breaching antitrust laws and costing Eastman Kodak Co. dearly, Kodak claims in a lawsuit.
- RF Communications parent reports drop in unit's Q4 sales
Harris Corp.’s RF Communications Tuesday reported a drop in fiscal fourth-quarter sales and operating income.
- Rochester leads N.Y. cities for being small-business friendly
Rochester is the friendliest city in New York for small-business owners and ranks as the 5th easiest city nationwide to start a business, a new survey from Thumbtack.com reports.
- Airport projects come in under FAA budget
A series of projects at the Greater Rochester International Airport were completed at a total cost of $29 million, a savings of $11 million from the $40 million budgeted by the Federal Aviation Administration, officials announced this week.
- First Niagara's top accountant Ciroli resigns, interim named
The top accountant at First Niagara Financial Group Inc. has resigned, the Buffalo-based company announced in a regulatory filing.
- UR contracts Taylor for College Town admin building
R-J Taylor General Contractors Inc.—which does business as Taylor, the Builders—was awarded a $2.6 million construction contract for the University of Rochester’s 45,000-square-foot administrative office building at College Town in Rochester.
- LeRoy fire department treasurer charged with grand larceny
The LeRoy Fire Department’s treasurer has been arrested and charged with the theft of public funds.
- Coalition seeks neutral language for redistricting language
The state Board of Elections is expected to adopt language for a redistricting amendment on the November ballot.
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WNY native's invention brought chill to Rust Belt|
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Second to none|
In importance to the Rochester-area economy, non-profits today are second to none.
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