- Kodak names new top legal officer
Eastman Kodak Co. has promoted a longtime company attorney to the post of general counsel.
- State awards millions for railway, airport repairs
The Rochester region has been awarded more than $1.3 million for railway repairs and more than $1.7 million for airport repairs from the state’s Passenger and Freight Rail Assistance Program.
- Genesee Valley Trust board names new CEO
The Genesee Valley Trust Co.’s board of directors has voted unanimously to appoint Joy Ryen Plotnik as CEO, effective immediately.
- RF Communications lands $38 million order from Australia
Harris Corp.’s Rochester-based RF Communications division has received a $38 million order to deliver radios that will provide Australia’s armed forces with tactical voice and data communications.
- HTR to locate its business accelerator in Sibley Building
Lt. Gov. Robert Duffy announced Monday that High Tech Rochester Inc.’s Business Cooperative Accelerator has a green light to locate in Rochester’s historic Sibley Building as part of Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s commitment to creating high-tech jobs in Monroe County.
- Rochester picked for Bloomberg Philanthropies program
Rochester is one of 12 U.S. cities selected to participate in the $45 million expansion of Bloomberg Philanthropies' Innovation Teams program, Mayor Lovely Warren said Monday.
- Gas prices fall here, but still far above national average
Despite a dramatic fall in prices at the pump, the average price of gasoline in Rochester remains nearly 50 cents per gallon higher than the national average.
- Geva extends contract of executive director
Thomas Parrish will be leading Geva Theatre Center Inc. for at least five more years.
- Budget bill includes $122.4 million for local VA project
The just-passed federal budget bill includes $122.4 million to help fund an ambitious expansion of the Veterans Affairs’ Canandaigua health care campus, Sen. Charles Schumer, D-N.Y., said Monday.
- Survey: Conditions decline for N.Y. manufacturers
Business activity in December declined for New York manufacturers, the Federal Reserve Bank of New York’s Empire State Manufacturing Survey shows.
Plurality rates nation's economy as fair|
Forty-seven percent of respondents to this week’s RBJ Daily Report Snap Poll rate the state of the U.S. economy today as fair. Thirty-seven percent rate it good. Only 4 percent gave the economy an excellent rating, while 12 percent said it is poor.
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