Author Archives: Velvet Spicer

A Continued Evolution

This story appeared in the RBJ’s commemorative 30th Anniversary section. See more content related to the RBJ’s anniversary here. In the two centuries since Rochesterville was incorporated, the region has changed dramatically and has been influenced by a number of factors, ...

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Brockport to offer MBA


SUNY College at Brockport next year will join the ranks of area colleges and universities that offer an MBA, becoming the sixth SUNY institution statewide to offer such a program. “For those that want an AACSB-accredited program, if money or ...

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Xerox lays off some local IT staff

Xerox Corp. eliminated 100 jobs this week, including an unspecified number in the company’s local operations. “Xerox continues restructuring activities as identified through recent earnings announcements,” Xerox spokesman Bill Mckee said. “On Monday, members of the Xerox Information Management group ...

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Wegmans’ organic focus pays dividends


Tucked away on a hill overlooking scenic Canandaigua Lake is a 168-acre agricultural gem. Wegmans Organic Orchard is home to dozens of varieties of organic fruits and vegetables including apples, table grapes, peaches, strawberries, leeks and others. Wegmans Food Markets ...

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Life after work

It used to be that people living with intellectual or developmental disabilities did not retire. The word was not part of their vocabulary because either they did not work or, sadly, they were not expected to live long enough to ...

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