Unemployment down from year ago
Rochester’s unemployment rate in October declined to 5.5 percent from 6.6 percent a year earlier, the Department of Labor reported Tuesday. That is the lowest October jobless rate since 2008.
IEC Electronics reports dip in sales
IEC Electronics Corp. Tuesday reported a drop in fiscal fourth-quarter sales and a net loss.
Taylor gets contract to build Greece medical facility
Taylor—the Builders, has been awarded the contract for construction of the Fresenius Medical Care outpatient dialysis facility on Long Pond Road in Greece.
Doyle Security acquires Honeoye security firm
Doyle Security Systems Inc.—a provider of security, fire and safety systems—has acquired the accounts of Dakota Systems Inc., adding roughly 300 accounts to the company’s portfolio.
YMCA raises $2.65 million, exceeding goal
The YMCA of Greater Rochester has exceeded its 2014 fundraising goal, taking in $2.65 million in an effort to provide services and financial assistance to youth and families across the area.
Inner Loop closure delayed till Dec. 2
The scheduled closure of the Inner Loop Expressway between Monroe Avenue and East Main Street—which was slated to be closed to traffic beginning Wednesday—has been delayed until Dec. 2, city officials announced.
City seeks feedback on R-Centers
The City of Rochester Department of Recreation and Youth Services is seeking community input on its R-Centers facilities, programs and services.