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  • Kevin Parker became the leader of the Garber Automotive Group in 2011.

  • The Bonadio Group set a record this year by adding more than 140 employees.

  • Rebekah Frischkorn knew from the start that agency work was right for her.

  • Triad Network Technologies Inc. is in the process of its third expansion in eight years.

  • The impacts of alcoholism include loss of jobs, relationships and health.

  • Mirror Show Management grabbed the top spot on the 2015 Rochester Top 100.

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  • Cuomo opposes acquisition
    of First Niagara by Key Bank

    The proposed acquisition of First Niagara Financial Group Inc., the holding company for First Niagara Bank, by KeyCorp has a new and powerful opponent. On Wednesday, Gov. Andrew Cuomo released a statement requesting that federal officials block the proposed merger.
  • Broadstone buys Va. building leased by Wegmans
    Broadstone Net Lease Inc., a private real estate investment trust managed by Broadstone Real Estate LLC, has acquired a property in Sterling, Va. tenanted by Wegmans Food Markets Inc. in a $27 million deal.
  • Monroe County among top counties in N.Y. for solar jobs
    Monroe County is among the top 10 counties statewide for its number of solar jobs, a new report from the Solar Foundation shows, and New York State ranks fourth in the country.
  • Ohio man sentenced to jail for email scam of Dansville lawyer
    An Ohio man convicted of stealing nearly $250,000 in an email spoofing scheme that temporarily fooled a local lawyer drew a 46-month prison term in a Rochester U.S. District Court last week.
  • Lawmakers call for Rochester Craft Beverage Trail
    Legislation was brought forward Tuesday to designate a Rochester Craft Beverage Trail along portions of the state and local highway system. The legislation was brought forth by Assembly Majority Leader Joseph Morelle, D-Irondequoit, and Sen. Rich Funke, R-Perinton.
  • Sands family gives $61 million to Community Foundation
    The Sands family is making a $61 million investment in the Rochester area. Brothers Richard and Robert Sands, along with their mother Mickey, have made the largest gift in the 44-year history of the Rochester Area Community Foundation to create the Sands Family Supporting Foundation at the Community Foundation.
  • Final defendant pleads guilty in LDC case
    After pleading guilty in Monroe County Court on Tuesday to grand larceny and bid rigging, businessman Daniel Lynch is expected to draw a two and one-third to seven-year prison term and pay $600,000 in fines and restitution.
  • Genesee & Wyoming reports drop in Q4 earnings
    A strong U.S. dollar, a collapse in commodities prices and a shift from coal to natural gas negatively affected Genesee & Wyoming Inc.’s fourth-quarter earnings, the company reported Tuesday.

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