- N.Y. comes in nearly last on State Business Tax Climate Index
New York maintained last year’s position on the Tax Foundation’s 2015 State Business Tax Climate index.
- Graham reports surge in net income, sales in Q2
Graham Corp. Wednesday posted an increase in second-quarter profit and sales, driven by orders in the domestic petrochemical market, as well as higher sales to oil refining markets in South America and the Middle East.
- URMC team gets $6.1 million from NIH for lung research
A University of Rochester Medical Center research team is in line for a $6.1 million grant to fund its part of five-year project to produce a birth-to-death model of human lung functioning.
- Rochester area gas prices higher than most of nation
Gas prices averaged less than $3 a gallon in more than half the states across the country this week, and drivers in 47 states can find gas below the $3 level, data from GasBuddy.com shows. But not in Rochester, where pump prices averaged $3.40 a gallon on Monday.
- Mengel, Metzger Barr acquires Canandaigua CPA firm
Mengel, Metzger Barr & Co. LLP has acquired Canandaigua CPA firm Barone, Siciliano & Co. CPAs P.C., officials said.
- HNP Capital adds partner
Joseph Rulison has joined HNP Capital LLC as an equity partner and will focus on the firm’s family office and private wealth divisions, representatives announced Wednesday.
- Boston's to expand chain in Rochester
Boston’s Restaurant and Sports Bar has selected Rochester among the sites for its new expansion plan, which includes bringing multiple restaurants—and roughly 30 to 50 jobs per location—to the area by 2019.
- Q1 operating income, sales drop at RF Communications
RF Communications reported Tuesday a drop in fiscal first-quarter sales and operating income. The Rochester-based company, part of Florida-based Harris Corp., logged sales of $387 million, down from $423 million a year ago.
- Greater Rochester Awards presented
The 2014 Greater Rochester Awards honored 16 individuals and eight organizations for their contributions to the area’s non-profits. Some 330 people attended the event Thursday at Joseph A. Floreano Rochester Riverside Convention Center.
- Former URMC CEO pledges $1M for orthopedics department
Retired University of Rochester Medical Center CEO McCollister Evarts M.D. has pledged $1 million to establish an endowed chair in the university’s orthopedics department.
- Transcat shares climb after second-quarter results
Transcat Inc. reported an 11 percent increase in net income along with record sales in its fiscal second quarter.
- Federal funding to help enhance East Main Street
Federal funding of $1.55 million will help the city of Rochester pay for new parking spaces, sidewalks and other improvements along East Main Street, officials announced.
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