Cuomo speaks out against acquisition of First Niagara by Key Bank
The proposed acquisition of First Niagara Financial Group Inc., the holding company for First Niagara Bank, by KeyCorp has a new and powerful opponent. On Wednesday, Gov. Andrew Cuomo released a statement requesting that federal officials block the proposed merger, citing what he said would be a “devastating impact on consumers and businesses in Upstate New York.”
Broadstone buys Va. building leased by Wegmans
Broadstone Net Lease Inc., a private real estate investment trust managed by Broadstone Real Estate LLC, has acquired a property in Sterling, Va. tenanted by Wegmans Food Markets Inc. in a $27 million deal.
Monroe County among top counties in N.Y. for solar jobs
Monroe County is among the top 10 counties statewide for its number of solar jobs, a new report from the Solar Foundation shows, and New York State ranks fourth in the country.
Ohio man sentenced to jail for email scam of Dansville lawyer
An Ohio man convicted of stealing nearly $250,000 in an email spoofing scheme that temporarily fooled a local lawyer drew a 46-month prison term in a Rochester U.S. District Court last week.
Lawmakers call for Rochester Craft Beverage Trail
Legislation was brought forward Tuesday to designate a Rochester Craft Beverage Trail along portions of the state and local highway system. The legislation was brought forth by Assembly Majority Leader Joseph Morelle, D-Irondequoit, and Sen. Rich Funke, R-Perinton.