- Hart's to open downtown grocery store Aug. 15
Hart’s Local Grocers will open officially on Aug. 15 at 10 a.m. It is the first grocery store to open downtown in more than a decade.
- Court allows Kodak Alaris to do business with EPM customers
A motion by Eastman Park Micrographics Inc. for a preliminary injunction against Kodak Alaris Inc. has been rejected by a state Supreme Court judge.
- Caliber I.D. completes $29.6 million recapitalization
Lucid Inc., operating as Caliber Imaging & Diagnostics, on Thursday said members of its board of directors invested $16.1 million in the company through the purchase of common stock at 55 cents share.
- Genesee & Wyoming reports Q2 results, beats Street
A relatively strong economy and decreased rail network congestion helped drive a solid increase in per-share earnings and revenues for Genesee & Wyoming Inc. in the second quarter, beating Street estimates.
- Confidence in federal government low
RBJ Daily Report Snap Poll respondents are not very impressed with the executive, legislative and judicial branches of the federal government.
- Home Properties FFO drops due to exit from new development
Home Properties Inc. reported a decrease in funds from operations in the second quarter due, in part, to its decision to exit the business of developing new apartment communities.
- Valley Manor becomes part of Episcopal SeniorLife Communities
Episcopal SeniorLife Communities and Seniorsfirst Communities & Services have reached an agreement for Valley Manor to become an official corporation of ESLC effective Friday.
- Finalists for 2014 Rochester business ethics award chosen
Seven finalists have been chosen for the 2014 Ethie Award, as the Rochester Business Ethics Award now is known.
- Elections board OKs redistricting amendment language
The state Board of Elections on Friday approved language for a redistricting amendment in the November elections, with good-government advocates expressing disappointment in the result.
- Suburban poverty levels spike
The number of people living in poverty in Rochester’s suburban communities has climbed sharply since 2000, a new report from the Metropolitan Policy Program at Brookings Institution shows.
- Bank of Castile CEO to retire; replacement named
James Fulmer, president and CEO of the Bank of Castile for 26 years, will retire at the end of 2014, officials announced this week.
- B&L parent reports Q2 earnings, lowers forecast
Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc. Thursday reported a jump in second-quarter profits but lowered its forecast for 2014 by as much as 70 cents a share.
- Fairport Savings Bank parent sees huge net income jump
The holding company of Fairport Savings Bank reported a nearly 400 percent increase in net income for the second quarter.
- Garlock Sealing sales drop
Second-quarter sales at Garlock Sealing Technologies and its subsidiaries dropped 3 percent due to lower North American demand and decreased intercompany shipments to Eurpean affiliates.
- Graham Corp.'s first-quarter earnings slip
Graham Corp. Thursday reported a drop in fiscal first-quarter profits. The Batavia-based company reported net income of $2.4 million, or 24 cents a diluted share for the quarter, compared with net income of $3.8 million, or 38 cents a diluted share, a year ago.
- Ultralife reports net loss, drop in sales for Q2
Cuts in government and defense spending worldwide had a negative impact on Ultralife Corp.’s second-quarter financial results. The company’s shares dropped nearly 8 percent.
- Chili dessert shop relocates to Park Avenue
Sweet Sammie Jane’s —a dessert boutique based in Chili—has relocated to 701 Park Ave.
Snap Poll: Wegmans is most-admired business|
More than half of respondents to this week’s RBJ Daily Report Snap Poll chose Wegmans, one of the area’s largest companies, as the most admired business in the Rochester region.
WNY native's invention brought chill to Rust Belt|
For Buffalo, the irony is obvious: Air conditioning was invented here, and it was the singular invention that stimulated exponential growth in the Sun Belt.
How not to build trust|
The Moreland Commission, something billed as an effort to restore public trust, has had the opposite effect.
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