Q1 home sales decline 4.1% in region
Area home sales dropped 4.1 percent in the first quarter compared with a year ago, the Greater Rochester Association of Realtors Inc. reported Friday.
'A lot of hard work': Garth Fagan on 45 years
In 1970, Garth Fagan launched a dance company with untrained dancers--the first of many dauntless steps taken by the renowned choreographer over the last 45 years. See the full-length Q&A from today's print edition of the Rochester Business Journal.
Xerox sales, profit down in Q1, matches expectations
Xerox Corp. stock was trading down roughly 10 percent Friday after the company reported first-quarter financial results in-line with analyst estimates, but saw profit and revenue decline. The company also lowered its outlook for earnings for the year.
Majority against opting out of state tests
Fifty-seven percent of respondents to this week’s RBJ Daily Report Snap Poll think parents who chose to opt their children out of the Common Core standardized tests made the wrong decision.
Federal data: Rochester area workers make less
Workers in the Rochester area make less money on average than their counterparts across the country, new data from the U.S. Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics shows.
Q1 net income declines at First Niagara
First Niagara Financial Group Inc. saw a drop in net income for the first quarter, but bank officials said the company made important progress toward goals of providing an easier and more secure banking experience and continues to move forward on strategic plans.
SUNY Brockport surpasses campaign fundraising goal
SUNY College at Brockport has surpassed its $25 million fundraising goal for its first major comprehensive campaign—16 months ahead of schedule.
RGRTA to hold public session on upcoming plans
Rochester Genesee Regional Transportation Authority plans to hold a public information session on Monday to discuss upcoming plans for RGRTA.