Vargas files claim against school board over firing powers
Rochester City School District Superintendent Bolgen Vargas is taking legal action against the district’s board of education after the board voted to strip some firing powers.
Torvec reports net loss, to focus on WAM Watch
Torvec Inc. continued to report losses in revenue and earnings in 2014 and has narrowed its development focus to two products, documents filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission show.
ClearCove, Precision Optical join START-UP NY
Rochester Institute of Technology and SUNY College at Brockport will sponsor a pair of businesses that will participate in the Start-Up NY program.
Cuomo visits Rochester to promote minimum raise hike
Gov. Andrew Cuomo rallied in Rochester Wednesday with labor and community leaders for support of his proposal to raise the minimum wage.
Cornell Cooperative Extension names new interim leader
Cornell Cooperative Extension of Monroe County has announced a change in leadership.
Poll: 9 out of 10 NYers use cell phones
Over a quarter of Upstate New York homes no longer have landlines, and 90 percent of New Yorkers are now using cell-phones, a Siena Research Institute poll released today shows.
Thomson Reuters enters agreement regarding same-sex benefits
Thomson Reuters Corp. has agreed to change the way it calculates taxes owed by employees married to same-sex partners.
Report touts benefits of working from home
Workers in New York State could save nearly $12,000 a year by working from home, a new report from WalletHub shows.