Author Archives: Mike Dickinson

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In cider Cider and history fans can experience both at Genesee Country Village & Museum. The museum will be introducing its Flint & Steel Bourbon Barrel Hard Cider, produced in a 19th-century style, at History on Tap next Friday. The ...

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Sweet spot A recent report by Redfin, a Seattle-based residential real estate firm, lists Rochester as one of the best college towns in which to buy an investment property. Rochester, specifically the area near the University of Rochester, ranked No. ...

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Dog-tested lessons This week’s column will include a bit of self-indulgence, more than the usual amount, so please bear with us. Last week we said goodbye to an infrequent contributor to the Loop. Lucy, managing editor Mike Dickinson’s dog, had ...

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There’s a nap for that Oh, the wonderful twists life provides us. In kindergarten—we’re talking old-time kindergarten—we detested the forced naps, groaningly putting our heads on the desk as the lights were flicked off. Then for the rest of our ...

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Parlec sells tooling division to Indianapolis firm

Perinton-based Parlec Inc. said Monday it has sold its tooling division to Indianapolis-based Techniks Industries. Parlec will retain its presetter business under the Omega Tool Measuring Machines brand. Presetters are tool measurement devices. “In January 2016, the executive team at ...

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Perinton company adds board member

Perinton company Manning & Napier Inc. this week added a new board member. The company on Wednesday appointed Kenneth Marvald to fill a position on the board, effective immediately, the company said Thursday. He replaces Richard Barrington who resigned from the ...

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