- Frontier selects new CEO; Wilderotter to serve as executive chairman
Frontier Communications Corp. will have a new CEO effective April 3. The telecommunications company announced Tuesday Daniel McCarthy will become CEO next month, replacing Maggie Wilderotter.
- Work on schedule for new MCC campus; $6M in new funding
Leaders in the development of Monroe Community College’s new downtown campus shared development progress Tuesday, announcing $6 million in additional finding and releasing designs for what they call a transformative campus serving students, employers and the community.
- Schumer pushes for federal funds for harbor dredging
Sen. Charles Schumer said Tuesday he is pushing federal officials to provide $2.32 million for dredging of the Port of Rochester’s harbor.
- Pactech Packaging receiving industry honor
Ogden-based Pactech Packaging LLC is being honored this week by the Flexible Packaging Association for a product the firm co-developed.
- Victor Chamber to honor 3 'Women of Excellence'
The Victor Chamber of Commerce will honor three women for their contributions at the fourth annual “Women of Excellence” awards dinner this month.
- Area bankruptcy filings see double-digit decline
Area bankruptcy filings plunged last month, dropping 28.8 percent.
- Gannett, Icahn reach agreement
Gannett Co. Inc. on Monday announced its plans for its independent publishing company that will be spun off later this year as a public company.
- Batavia firm hired for $5.6M county project
Manning Squires Hennig Co. Inc. has been hired as the general trades contractor for the $5.6 million Monroe County Fleet Center improvement project, the Batavia firm announced Monday.
- Genesee County/Batavia ranked 4th among U.S. micropolitans
Site Selection magazine has named Genesee County/Batavia as one of the top micropolitans in the United States for the 11th consecutive year.
- Schumer backs act to keep Asian carp out of Great Lakes
Sen. Charles Schumer is an original co-sponsor of new legislation aimed at keeping Asian carp out of the Great Lakes.
- Boutique opens at Brighton plaza
Silk Bridal Boutique has opened at 1900 Clinton Ave. S. in Brighton.
Snap Poll: Most oppose free community college|
Saying Americans need more knowledge and skills to meet the demands of a growing global economy without piling up decades of debt, President Barack Obama has proposed bringing the cost of two years of community college “down to zero.” A majority of respondents to this week’s RBJ Daily Report Snap Poll are not sold on the idea, though.
When profits, financial aid mix in higher ed|
It is very likely that students lose from large tuition premiums charged by for-profit institutions.
In the zone|
Many economic development strategies rely on special funding and tax breaks; by contrast, the Rochester Downtown Innovation Zone is an idea and an attitude, which together could prove to be a powerful magnet.
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