- Webster T-shirt dealer accused
of copyright infringement
Webster T-shirt dealer Eric Bauman cannot escape the long arm of U.S. copyright law, a California company claims.
- Amherst engineering firm opens Rochester office
Wendel WD Architecture, Engineering, Surveying & Landscape Architecture PC has opened an office downtown.
- Family donates $1.5M to establish pediatric cardiac surgery chair
The family of Tansukh Ganatra—retired Rochester and North Carolina telecommunications executive—has donated $1.5 million to establish a University of Rochester Medical Center endowed chair of pediatric cardiac surgery, URMC officials said Thursday.
- Frontier, Victor Merchants Group partner
Frontier Communications Corp. and the Victor Merchants Group are partnering to support the town and village of Victor, officials said.
- Digital Rochester launches workforce development series
Digital Rochester Inc. is launching its first “Workforce Development Month” next week, which is a series of events that bring tech talent and leading employers together, officials said.
- Marriott honors DelMonte hotels
The DelMonte Hotel Group has been awarded a Gold and Silver Circle Award by Marriott International.
- Home Properties buys N.J. apartment community for $31 million
Home Properties Inc. has purchased a 241-unit apartment community in New Jersey for $31 million in cash, or some $128,600 per apartment unit.
- RIT gets $600,000 grant to benefit deaf community
Rochester Institute of Technology has received a $600,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to develop microsystem technologies for advanced intra-cochlear drug delivery.
- Mangione among 2015 Music Hall of Fame inductees
The Rochester Music Hall of Fame announced its inductees for the Class of 2015 Wednesday morning. The inductees span the genres of jazz, R&B, musical theater and rock.
- Moody's Investors gives city high rating for borrowing
The city of Rochester has received the highest rating from Moody’s Investors Services for short-term borrowing, with the service praising the city’s strong fiscal management practices and efforts to close budget gaps and maintain reserves.
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|
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