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  • The seven Rochester Business Ethics Awards finalists are profiled.

  • Rochester mourns the loss of Larry and Jane Glazer.

  • Vibrant, updated properties can be easier to market than older ones.

  • When Robert Titus joined Innovative Solutions, he "had no idea" he'd become CEO.

  • For Christian Flooring owner Christian Curts, diversification has been a key factor in his success.

  • Robert Linton guides Jazz 90.1 through a new era in media.

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  • Golisano backed off Bills bid,
    fights Mendon in court

    Paychex Inc. founder Thomas Golisano on Monday said he decided against making an offer to buy the Buffalo Bills after Terrence Pegula assured him that he had the money to secure the National Football League franchise and keep it here.
  • Woods Oviatt adds attorneys, Buffalo office
    Woods Oviatt Gilman LLP plans to open a Buffalo office, firm officials said Saturday.
  • Report: Conditions improve for N.Y. manufacturers
    Business activity expanded for New York manufacturers at a robust pace in September, the Federal Reserve Bank of New York’s Empire State Manufacturing survey shows.
  • Bank president, Batavia native Ronald Hermance Jr. dies
    Ronald Hermance Jr., a graduate of St. John Fisher College and head of Hudson City Bancorp Inc. as it awaits federal approval of its acquisition by M&T Bank Corp., died Thursday from leukemia.
  • Canandaigua Airport to get federal funding
    Canandaigua Airport will receive $847,161 from the Federal Aviation Administration to help pay for the construction and maintenance of its taxiway, officials announced Monday.
  • Iberdrola USA to add electric vehicles
    Iberdrola USA Inc. is partnering with the Edison Electric Institute to spend at least 5 percent of its annual fleet acquisition budget on electric vehicles and related equipment, company officials announced Monday.
  • Readers pay tribute to the Glazers
    More than 110 readers responded to our call for readers to share their thoughts on Laurence and Jane Glazer—their achievements in business and their impact on the community. See dozens of comments from readers.
  • Services set for the Glazers
    A memorial service has been set for next week for Laurence and Jane Glazer.  The service is slated to be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Temple B'rith Kodesh in Brighton.
  • Awards to put spotlight on non-profit work
    Fifteen individuals and eight organizations will be recognized at the 2014 Greater Rochester Awards for their contributions to the non-profit sector.
  • Vuzix partners with Rochester Optical
    Vuzix Corp. has partnered to pair its M100 Smart Glasses with Rochester Optical Co.’s Smart Gold fashion frames and prescription lenses.
  • M&T subsidiary Wilmington Trust to pay $18.5M settlement
    Wilmington Trust Co., the Delaware-based subsidiary of M&T Bank Corp., will pay $18.5 million to settle accounting and disclosure fraud charges prior to its acquisition by the Buffalo-based bank.
  • Tops opens supermarket in Ontario County
    Tops Holding II Corp.—indirect parent company of Tops Friendly Markets LLC—opened a store in Clifton Springs on Wednesday. It marks the third location for the supermarket chain in Ontario County.
  • Regional council to present funding proposals
    Officials from the Finger Lakes Regional Economic Development Council are slated to be in Albany on Monday to pitch their proposals for funding to an appointed state panel.
  • Democrats seek board for tax exemptions
    Legislation proposed by Democrats in the Monroe County Legislature would empower a non-partisan board to determine whether business property tax exemptions should be based, in part, on location and industry, the caucus announced Thursday.

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Readers pay tribute to the Glazers
More than 110 readers responded to our call for readers to share their thoughts on Laurence and Jane Glazer—their achievements in business and their impact on the community. See dozens of comments from readers.

Higher education owes the public some answers
Higher education in 2014 may be getting what it deserves, paying the price of having been a law unto itself for too long.
The Glazers' legacy
Laurence and Jane Glazer did not steer clear of challenges; they embraced them.
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