This Week
  • UTC Retail Inc. grabbed the top spot on the 2014 Rochester Top 100.

  • Jean Maess is the site executive for Thomson Reuters, a top local employer.

  • UTC Retail Inc. grabbed the top spot on the 2014 Rochester Top 100.

  • Kelby Russell wants you to know: Local wines are among the world's finest.

  • The nominees for the upcoming 2014 Philanthropy Awards are profiled.

  • WebTitle Agency continues to grow following its 2012 merger with Customized Lenders Services.


Why Nov. 4 matters
Make no mistake, how New Yorkers cast their ballots next week could shape politics and governance in Albany for at least the next several years.

Not so smart
Prudent investment in technology for schools is not the issue. It’s the inappropriate and unwise use of long-term borrowing for this purpose.

The other obstacle
No single reason explains the lack of gender parity in upper management

Pick your economy
To many people, the U.S. economy could not be lousier. Yet compared to all the other economies around the globe...

No defense
If the NFL is smart, it will opt to win a few points with fans by retiring the blackout policy.

Snap Poll

Snap Poll: Astorino leads Cuomo for governor
If the election were today, the majority of respondents to the Daily Report Snap Poll—58 percent—would vote for Astorino. Cuomo garnered 31 percent, while 8 percent favor Green Party candidate Howie Hawkins. Libertarian candidate Michael McDermott received 3 percent of the support.

Most readers oppose Proposal Three
Nearly 80 percent of RBJ Daily Report Snap Poll respondents this week oppose Proposal Three, the Smart Schools Bond Act of 2014.

Snap Poll: Most think U.S. will avoid Ebola outbreak
The majority of respondents to the RBJ Daily Report Snap Poll are confident that the U.S. health system will prevent an Ebola outbreak in this country.

Snap Poll: Majority backs divesting from fossil fuel
More than half of RBJ Daily Report Snap Poll respondents support the decision by some foundations, endowments and pension funds to divest fossil fuel investments, and 63 percent say they are concerned about climate change.


Non-profits: Recruit next-generation volunteers
It’s no secret that many non-profits continue to struggle with underfunding and an overall lack of resources.

Take steps to protect your firm from online fraud
If you own or operate the finances of a business, you need to be aware of fraud trends and how to protect your assets.

Cliches? You should avoid them like the plague
It is far easier to lapse into a cliche rather than develop a feeling of inadequacy trying to think of a more original expression.

Opinion Column

Translating the Common Core into tests fuels criticism

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