This Week
  • LaBella to acquire Gardner Plus Architects to boost health care design area.

  • Brett Farrow stayed true to his interests in law, medicine and business.

  • Allen Rossignol launched Edge Architecture in 2002 and has guided its growing prominence.

  • With two strikes against it, Century Mold Co. Inc. managed to hit a home run twice.

  • More precise diagnoses are now possible though advances in personalized medicine.

  • The Senior Living and Long-Term Care Services Directory provides a wealth of information.


The poverty numbers
Dozens of organizations and thousands of area residents are committed to the long battle against poverty here.

More than zero
Fiduciary responsibility does exist in business. It is a legal obligation to act in the best interest of others.

Still overcast
New York's taxes create a climate that is among the least inviting to businesses anywhere in the country.

A spreading stain
The stain of public corruption now has spread to the executive chamber and beyond.

A moat no more
Even skeptics should have a much clearer idea of the potential of filling in a portion of the Inner Loop.

Snap Poll

Poll: Outsourcing blamed for job loss
More than half of respondents to this week’s RBJ Daily Report Snap Poll blame trade deals and outsourcing of jobs to lower-cost countries for the decline in manufacturing jobs over the last 25 years.

Snap Poll: Most oppose pay hike for lawmakers
Nearly two-thirds of respondents to this week’s RBJ Daily Report Snap Poll oppose an increase in New York lawmakers’ annual salary. A state commission has until mid-November to decide if state legislators will get their first pay hike since 1999.

Cuomo bears responsibility, most say
Ninety-four percent of respondents say Cuomo bears at least some responsibility for the alleged corruption in his administration’s upstate redevelopment initiatives.

Clinton won first debate, most say
In the eyes of respondents to this week’s RBJ Daily Report Snap Poll, Democrat Hillary Clinton was the victor in her first debate with Republican Donald Trump. The two candidates squared off Monday night in a 90-minute event that drew the largest TV audience ever for a U.S. presidential debate.

Majority opposes Kaepernick's protest
Three out of four respondents to this week’s RBJ Daily Report Snap Poll do not support San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick’s refusal to stand for the national anthem, which he says is a protest against racial oppression.


Public charters don't deserve second-class status
New York must acknowledge the injustice of leaving charter school children to the mercy of charity to put a roof over their heads.

The Optical Society--marking a century of light
Optics and photonics are the backbone of modern national security applications, energy exploration, environmental monitoring, industrial controls and more.

Can job creation today keep pace with job destruction?

With BridgeTower, RBJ's mission is unchanged
In our 30th year, RBJ will continue to provide the news and information your business relies on--plus more.

Is it all about you or all about them?
People are motivated by challenges, ownership, shared identity and pride in the end result.

Opinion Column

Health care reform's unexpected benefits
Health care expenses loom large in the minds and in the pocketbooks of most Americans.

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