- Rochester area unemployment rate drops to 6 percent in February
Rochester’s economy continues to show promise this year, with an increase in the number of jobs and a decline in the unemployment rate in February, the state Department of Labor reported Tuesday.
- Board OKs tax breaks for Darien Lake expansion
The board of directors of the Genesee County Economic Development Center on Monday approved tax exemptions of $180,000 for a $2.5 million capital investment at Darien Lake Theme & Water Park Resort.
- CJS Architects selected for work at Women's Hall of Fame
Chaintreuil Jensen Stark Architects LLP has been selected by the National Women’s Hall of Fame in Seneca Falls, Seneca County, to create a site plan and provide design services.
- Gas prices in Rochester dip slightly
Following a month of increasing gas prices, Rochester area drivers saw a slight decline in prices at the pump in the last week, a survey from GasBuddy.com shows.
- Blackfriars Theater announces new artistic director
For the first time in 35 years, the Blackfriars Theater will have a new artistic director. Danny Hoskins, current associate artistic director, will take up the position July 1when John Haldoupis retires, theater leaders announced.
- Collins, Katko join to prevent funding of lake level plan
Congressmen Chris Collins and John Katko have partnered in an effort to prevent federal funding for the Joint Commission’s Lake Ontario-St. Lawrence River Plan, known as Plan 2014.
- Tartan Holdings acquires assets of Moog creates new firm
A new firm—iuvo BioScience LLC—was created last Friday through an acquisition by Tartan Holdings LLC. The new firm is led by former Bausch & Lomb Inc. executives Benjamin Burton and Mary Richardson.
- Talbots store to open at Waterloo Premium Outlets
The Talbots Inc. is opening a store at the Waterloo Premium Outlets on Thursday.
- N.Y. ranks among worst states for doctors
New York ranks as the fourth-worst state for doctors, a new report from WalletHub shows.
- Kodak CEO Clarke's compensation in 2014 totals $4.9 million
Eastman Kodak Co. CEO Jeffery Clarke received total compensation of $4.9 million in 2014, including a salary of $758,885, stock awards of $3 million and option awards of $1 million, according to the company’s annual proxy statement filed Monday with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.
- Eastside Family YMCA in Penfield opens $7 million expansion
The Eastside Family YMCA in Penfield unveiled a $7 million, 34,000-square-foot expansion on Monday, making it one of the largest YMCA branches in North America and one of the first medical and wellness complexes of its kind in the area.
- Vice president resigns from IEC Electronics
Newark, Wayne County, manufacturer IEC Electronics Corp. announced Monday the resignation of Brett Mancini, vice president of business development and engineering services, effective April 9.
- RF Communications gets $16M order from NATO nation
Harris Corp.’s RF Communications division in Rochester has received a $16 million order from an undisclosed NATO nation for radios from the company’s Falcon line of tactical radios.
- Challenge aims to change community's nutrition
Roc Eats Real—a six-week community nutrition challenge—is slated to take place from May 3 to June 13.
- New York ranks among the best for tax help
New York ranks among the best states for tax help, a new report from WalletHub shows.
- Return to Normandy campaign finalist for award
McDougall Communications LLC teamed up with the National Warplane Museum to create a campaign that is now a finalist in the 2015 Public Relations Society of America Silver Anvil Awards. It is one of 136 finalists out of more than 800 entries.
Digital Rochester Inc. announced the 12th nominee for its 2015 Technology Woman of the Year Award.
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GASB released proposed rules that for the first time would require public entities to disclose key facts about property and other tax-abatement pacts.
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