Geva's executive director leaves to join Rhode Island theater
Thomas Parrish, executive director of Geva Theatre Center Inc., has resigned from his post to lead the state theater of Rhode Island, officials said. Parrish will become executive director of Tony Award-winning Trinity Repertory Company.
URMC secures $6 million for study on slowing early Parkinson's
The University of Rochester Medical Center will receive $6 million for a clinical study on slowing early Parkinson’s disease.
Constellation Brands raises $1M for cancer foundation
Constellation Brands Inc. has raised $1 million for the V Foundation for Cancer. It is the single largest contribution made by the wine, beer and spirits maker to the organization.
Anti-Poverty Initiative gets $600,000 boost
The Rochester-Monroe Anti-Poverty Initiative is getting a nearly $600,000 boost in the form of a federal grant to support its work in addressing the region’s widespread poverty.
College presidents join Slaughter to reauthorize Perkins loans
Rep. Louise Slaughter and several local college and university presidents have called on Congress to reauthorize a federal student loan program set to expire on Sept. 30.
MCC program receives Ford Fusion from car dealers
Monroe Community College’s automotive technology program has received a 2013 Ford Fusion from the Rochester-Area Ford Dealers as part of the Ford Future Techs program.
Rochester drivers are less careful than last year
Drivers in Rochester are less careful than they were a year ago, a new report from Allstate Insurance Co. shows.