Exelis shareholders approve merger with Harris
Exelis Inc. announced Friday its shareholders approved the merger agreement for the acquisition of Exelis by Harris Corp. during its special meeting of shareholders. The companies expect the merger to close May 29, subject to remaining closing conditions.
Crime tops downtown living concerns
Roughly 60 percent of respondents to this week’s RBJ Daily Report Snap Poll say concerns about crime would dissuade them from moving downtown or remaining a downtown resident.
Rochester region sees increase in jobs in April
Rochester’s economy continued its upward climb last month, with an increase in both non-farm and private-sector jobs, the state Department of Labor reported Thursday.
Work to begin Tuesday on Inner Loop bridge
Construction is scheduled to start Tuesday on the $5.9 million project to rehabilitate the bridge that carries the Inner Loop over the Genesee River and Brown’s Raceway.
UR researchers get grant to develop app for monitoring Ebola
Researchers from the University of Rochester have received a grant to develop an app to track the spread of Ebola and other infectious diseases, officials announced Friday.
AMA chapter's awards salute marketing talent
The Rochester Chapter of the American Marketing Association held its third annual Pinnacle Awards gala on Thursday evening to recognize the area’s top marketing talent.