Call it practicing what you preach. If you’re in the business of designing and constructing eco-friendly buildings with reclaimed wood, as well as promoting the use of sustainable timber products, then the structure that houses your company probably should conform ...Read More »
Under the philosophy of “conscious capitalism,” Rochester’s own CleanCraft has joined the ranks of the Center for Open Hiring. The Center for Open Hiring, or CFOH, is a philosophical mission put forth by Yonkers bakery Greyston which emphasizes hiring practices ...Read More »
Greater Rochester Enterprise Inc. will work with Invest Buffalo Niagara to entice Amazon.com Inc. to locate its second headquarters in the Buffalo-Rochester Metro Corridor. The collaboration will give officials the opportunity to leverage both regions’ assets. “As far as Invest ...Read More »
Rochester Institute of Technology has received a $3 million gift from one of its most dedicated alumni, concluding a $20 million challenge to raise money for the Saunders College of Business. Joseph M. Lobozzo II, who is founder and former ...Read More »
They have had transformational impacts on their industries. They have seen beyond the day-to-day demands of their organizations. They have understood the value of strengthening their communities. They are the icons. The Rochester Business Journal announced Thursday that it is ...Read More »
The last minute to sign up to vote is upon us, with mail-in and in-person voter registration ending tomorrow. Mail-in voter registration forms must be mailed out by midnight on Friday, Oct. 13, and received by the Board of Elections ...Read More »
The University of Rochester’s Eastman School of Music will award honorary doctor of music degrees to drummer Steve Gadd and jazz keyboardist and composer Chick Corea at a performance here Friday. A Rochester native and 1968 Eastman School graduate, Gadd ...
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As part of KeyBank’s ambitious community benefits plan, Kawanza Humphrey has been appointed corporate responsibility officer and will lead the way for implementation of community banking efforts. The plan, a $16.5 billion endeavor first unveiled in March 2016, constitutes 12 ...Read More »
Bria Beckley seems like a typical college student: tired, frazzled perhaps, but determined. Scratch the surface and it becomes clear that Beckley’s path to Monroe Community College was a long and bumpy one. The 24-year-old criminal justice student in 2016 ...
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American soccer fans aren’t the only ones disheartened by the failure of Team USA to qualify for the 2018 World Cup. Bar owners are equally distraught. No games in the World Cup tournament featuring the American team means no chance ...Read More »
With the investigation into University of Rochester professor Florian Jaeger underway, the Special Committee has received two new members. The investigation, by Mary Jo White of Plimpton and Debevoise LLP and a former chairwoman of the Securities and Exchange Commission, ...Read More »
Motorists have one more place to buy food and drink created in the Empire State, now that the Taste NY program has expanded to include the Pembroke Travel Plaza along Interstate 90 in Corfu, Genesee County. Though there are some ...Read More »
Congresswoman Louise Slaughter has announced a $600,000 grant for the Worker Justice Center of New York, Inc. The grant, to be disbursed over the course of three years, was secured through the Department of Justice, stemming from the Slaughter co-sponsored ...Read More »
Rochester legislators have shown notable improvement in environmental voting, with perfect and high scores across the board, according to the 2017 New York State Environmental Scorecard. The scorecard, an annual release from New York’s EPL/Environmental Advocates, ranks scores for environmental ...Read More »