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.