Area bankruptcy filings drop 13%
New bankruptcy filings took a nearly 13 percent dip in the Rochester area last month, falling to 135 from 155 in September 2013.
Kodak names new chief marketing officer
Eastman Kodak Co. officials named an author and former Nokia Corp. executive as its marketing chief. Steven Overman, 46, will serve as chief marketing officer and senior vice president of corporate marketing.
URMC gets $6M to study schizophrenia
Researchers at the University of Rochester Medical Center’s Center for Translational Neuromedicine have won more than $6 million in National Institutes of Mental Health funding to delve into a suspected cause of schizophrenia, URMC officials said.
Taylor gets contract to build Jimmy John's at College Town
Empire Commercial Construction, a retail-specific division of R-J Taylor General Contractors Inc., which does business as Taylor—the Builders, will work on a new Jimmy John’s location at College Town.
Bill Gates visits Cornell for building dedication
Bill Gates was in Ithaca on Wednesday to officially dedicate Cornell University’s new Computing and Information Science building, which will bear his name.
Killian Construction names new leaders
Killian Construction in Rochester is under new management. The company announced Wednesday that it would have a new president, Jason Gibbs, and a new vice president of operations, Steve Smith.
Area ranks in bottom half of nation for people with disabilities
Rochester ranks among the bottom half of cities nationwide for people with disabilities, a new WalletHub report shows.