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ROCHESTER BUSINESS JOURNAL NEWSLINK INDEX (c)
THIRD QUARTER 1996: July-August (Part I)

July 7, 1996

PAGE ONE
Contents,1
Shareholders left to guess on woes at Microlytics,2
Role of non-profit manufacturers expanding,3
Gabriele lawsuit seeks $5 million from Gordon,4
Frontier Field slides into home plate with grand opening,5

NEWS & TRENDS
News in Brief,6
Revived movie project cheers author,6
Ex-Spaghetti Warehouse building purchased by local entrepreneur,7
B&L realigns to achieve expense-reduction goal,8
OTC stocks here lead the way in 2nd quarter,8
Plan to spin off Votan uplifts Moscom stock,9
Railroad rolling toward offering,9
Napier plans to keep focus at Wolf Winterkorn,10
Holotek agrees to be sold to tap capital for expansion,10

SPECIAL REPORT: MANUFACTURING
Investing in retraining,11
A love/hate thing for business and government,12

LIST
Auto dealerships,13

PROFILE
William Strassburg: Chase-Pitkin,14

ENTERPRISE
Action Ice,15

OPINION
Editorial,16
Editor’s notebook,16

COLUMNS & FEATURES
Column: Strategic investing,17
Non-profit report,18

MARKET
Local stock performance,19
Portfolio: Wal-Mart Stores Inc.,20

PEOPLE
Businesspeople on the move,21

FOR THE RECORD
Applications for Authority,22
Awards and Achievements,22
Bankruptcies,22
Business Notes,23
Deeds,23
Dissolutions,23
Education,24
Federal Tax Liens,24
Federal Tax Liens Satisfied,24
Mechanics Liens,25
Mergers,25
Mortgages,25
Name Changes,26
Name Reservations,26
New Corporations,26
State/County Court Judgments,27
State/County Court Judgments Satisfied,27
State Labor Warrants,28
State Labor Warrants Satisfied,28
State Tax Warrants,29
State Tax Warrants Satisfied,29
Calendar: July 8-19,30

DATA BASE
Economy Track,31
Interest rate index,32
Loan rates,33
Savings rates and yields,34
Credit card rates,35

SPECIAL SECTION
Daily Edition 6-28-96,36
Daily Edition 7-01-96,39
Daily Edition 7-02-96,42
Daily Edition 7-03-96,45

July 12, 1996

PAGE ONE
Contents,1
Chain of mall-based craft stores launched,2
Chip-pact dispute gets mixed review,3
New postal rules catch many firms unprepared,4

NEWS & TRENDS
News in Brief,5
Blues to roll out coverage changes,5
Bonadio links with Moore Stephens network,6
Tridec ventures into U.K. Web market,7
Microlytics gives late-filing notice,7
Vintners’ symposium toasts Rochester region,8
McKay to step down as St. Joseph’s Villa CEO,9
Chamber members get Frontier deal,9
Uncertainty remains at IEC after Main’s death,10

SPECIAL REPORT: INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Mating of Internet and telecom firms heats market,11
Online flimflams slam gullible Web wanderers,12
RIT’s Esprit cuts the edge on digital photography,13
Column: Telecommunications,14
Column: Taxes,15
Column: Computers,15

LIST
Highest-Paid Public Co. Executives: Part I,16

PROFILE
Paul Nunes: Underberg Kessler,17

ENTERPRISE
Trude and Farr Inc.,18

OPINION
Editorial,19
Letter to the editor,19

COLUMNS & FEATURES
Non-profit report,20

MARKET
Local stock performance,21
Portfolio: Gleason Corp.,22

PEOPLE
Businesspeople on the move,23

FOR THE RECORD
Awards and Achievements,24
Building Loan Agreements,24
Deeds,24
Dissolutions,25
Education,25
Federal Tax Liens,25
Helping Out,26
Mechanics Liens,26
Mortgages,26
Name Changes,27
Name Reservations,27
New Corporations,28
New Products,28
State/County Court Judgments,29
State/County Court Judgments Satisfied,29
State Labor Warrants,30
State Labor Warrants Satisfied,30
State Tax Warrants,31
State Tax Warrants Satisfied,31
Calendar: July 12-26,32

DATA BASE
Economy Track,33
Interest rate index,34
Loan rates,35
Savings rates and yields,36
Credit card rates,37

SPECIAL SECTION: RBJ DAILY EDITION
Daily Edition 7-05-96,38
Daily Edition 7-08-96,41
Daily Edition 7-09-96,44
Daily Edition 7-10-96,47
Daily Edition 7-11-96,49

INFO & UPDATES
Corrections,51

July 19, 1996

PAGE ONE
Contents,1
Roberts to buy High Falls building,2
Genesee hopping mad over proposed beer bill,3
ACC might steal spotlight from Frontier in 2nd quarter,4
Two execs leaving Frontier,4

NEWS & TRENDS
News in Brief,5
Analysts still divided over vintner’s outlook,5
Second-quarter results pump up Kodak stock,6
Xerox faces challenge to match first quarter,6
Monro Muffler signs new venture,7
Soehner exits Preferred Care post,7
PSC boosts Frontier discount to local resellers,8

SPECIAL REPORT: SMALL BUSINESS
Crafting a living from your art,9
Read this when surfing with the SBA,10
Plan carefully when hiring that first employee,11

LIST
Highest-Paid Public Co. Executives: Part II,12

PROFILE
David Camp: Kayex Corp.,13

ENTERPRISE
Business Reengineering Resources,14
Ultraform Inc.,14

OPINION
Editorial,15
Editor’s notes,15
Letter to the editor,16

COLUMNS & FEATURES
Column: Capital,17
Non-profit report,18

MARKET
Local stock performance,19
Portfolio: Canandaigua Wine Co. Inc.,20

PEOPLE
Businesspeople on the move,21

FOR THE RECORD
Applications,22
Awards and Achievements,22
Bankruptcies,22
Building Loan Agreements,23
Business Notes,23
Deeds,23
Dissolutions,24
Education,24
Federal Tax Liens,25
Federal Tax Liens Released,25
Helping Out,26
Mechanics Liens,26
Mergers,26
Name Changes,27
Name Reservations,27
New Corporations,28
New Products,28
Speaking Of,28
State/County Court Judgments,29
State/County Court Judgments Satisfied,29
State Labor Warrants,30
State Labor Warrants Satisfied,30
State Tax Warrants,30
Calendar: July 19-Aug.1,31

DATA BASE
Economy Track,32
Interest rate index,33
Loan rates,34
Savings rates and yields,35
Credit card rates,36

RBJ DAILY EDITION
Daily Edition 7-12-96,37
Daily Edition 7-15-96,40
Daily Edition 7-16-96,43
Daily Edition 7-17-96,45
Daily Edition 7-18-96,48

INFO & UPDATES
Corrections,50

July 26, 1996

PAGE ONE
Contents,1
RTS among those owed millions by coin outfit,2
PSC keeping quiet on all fronts,3
More employers exploring self-insurance option,4
Former employees allege Kodak denied valid benefits claims,4

NEWS & TRENDS
News in Brief,5
Canandaigua Wine forms own PAC,5
Frontier rings up record numbers for second quarter,6
Bausch to unload Steri-Oss and partner with InSite Vision,6
Former Scientific Radio CFO guilty of charges,7
Former Sayett changes stock listing and closes financing deal,7
Not all health care reps happy with state budget,8
County to privatize area golf courses,8

SPECIAL REPORT: REAL ESTATE
Expect obstacles in closing commercial deals,9
Write-offs and zoning breaks prompt property donations,10
Column: Architecture,11
Column: Real estate,11

LIST
Commercial real estate brokers,12

PROFILE
Edith Martin: Eastman Kodak Co.,13

ENTERPRISE
Leon Kastner Wholesale Meats Corp.,14

OPINION
Editorial,15
Comment,15

COLUMNS & FEATURES
Column: Law,16
Column: Non-profits,17
Column: Labor,18
Non-profit report,19

MARKET
Local stock performance,20
Portfolio: ACC Corp.,21

PEOPLE
Businesspeople on the move,22

FOR THE RECORD
Awards and Achievements,23
Bankruptcies,23
Building Loan Agreements,23
Business Notes,24
Deeds,24
Earnings,25
Education,26
Federal Tax Liens,26
Helping Out,26
Mechanics Liens,27
Mortgages,27
Name Changes,27
Name Reservations,28
New Corporations,28
State/County Court Judgments,29
State/County Court Judgments Satisfied,29
State Labor Warrants,30
State Labor Warrants Satisfied,30
State Tax Warrants,31
State Tax Warrants Satisfied,31
Calendar: July 26-Aug.8,32

DATA BASE
Economy Track,33
Interest rate index,34
Loan rates,35
Savings rates and yields,36
Credit card rates,37

SPECIAL SECTION: RBJ DAILY EDITION
Daily Edition 7-19-96,38
Daily Edition 7-22-96,41
Daily Edition 7-23-96,44
Daily Edition 7-24-96,47
Daily Edition 7-25-96,49

INFO & UPDATES
Corrections,52

August 2, 1996

PAGE ONE
Contents,1
ACC chief Aab launches N.C. local-phone venture,2
Growth-minded CPAC Inc. seeks OK to increase shares,3
Proposals await shareholders’ vote,3
St. Mary’s and Park Ridge proceed with merger,4

NEWS & TRENDS
News in Brief,5
PTI expects profit streak to continue,5
Construction start set for HTR incubator project,6
Farmers angered by likely ruling in trade dispute,6
H.J. Meyers chief contends firm caught in rule changes,7
Kodak to sponsor BBB online service,7
PSC’s second quarter sends stock tumbling,8
Ultralife secures sizable order,8

SPECIAL REPORT: BANKING & FINANCE
Bond-rating game is more about performance than odds,9
Electronic payments save time and money,10
Column: Taxes,11

LIST
Credit unions,12

PROFILE
Warren Hern: Park Ridge Health System Inc.,13

ENTERPRISE
A.R. Arena Products Inc.,14

OPINION
Editorial,15
Interview with Heather Farnsworth: WUHF-TV Fox 31,15

COLUMNS & FEATURES
Column: Computers,16
Non-profit report,17

MARKET
Local stock performance,18
Portfolio: Detection Systems Inc.,19

PEOPLE
Businesspeople on the move,20

FOR THE RECORD
Ad Accounts,21
Applications for Authority,21
Awards and Achievements,21
Bankruptcies,22
Building Loan Agreements,22
Business Notes,22
Deeds,23
Dissolutions,23
Earnings,24
Education,25
Federal Tax Liens Released,25
Helping Out,26
Mechanics Liens,26
Mechanics Liens Released,26
Name Changes,27
Name Reservations,27
New Addresses,28
New Corporations,28
State/County Court Judgments,29
State/County Court Judgments Satisfied,29
State Labor Warrants,30
State Labor Warrants Satisfied,30
State Tax Warrants,31
State Tax Warrants Satisfied,31
Calendar: Aug.2-15,32

DATA BASE
Economy Track,33
Interest rate index,34
Loan rates,35
Savings rates and yields,36
Credit card rates,37

SPECIAL SECTION: RBJ DAILY EDITION
Daily Edition 7-26-96,38
Daily Edition 7-29-96,41
Daily Edition 7-30-96,43
Daily Edition 7-31-96,46
Daily Edition 8-01-96,48

INFO & UPDATES
Corrections,51

August 9, 1996

PAGE ONE
Contents,1
Providers dispute Medicaid budget,2
Delays bring sinking sales and earnings to Moscom,3
Two leave Sage Rutty,3
Long Island broker seizes market opportunity,4

NEWS & TRENDS
News in Brief,5
Racetrack workers’ suit gets court’s OK for trial,5
RTS finds shortfalls after coin-counting firm bankruptcy,6
Organization for blind and firms here might partner,6
PTI beats estimates with big jump in profit,7
PTI spinoff attracts venture investors,7
Monroe Title chairman replaces CEO,8
Fishgold drops action against estranged wife,8
Kodak opens Silicon Valley center,9
Trade groups establish international wine route,9
Home Properties in talks on private placement,10
CPAC subsidiary lands deal,10

SPECIAL REPORT: EDUCATION & TRAINING
Campuses bustle with activity during summer months,11
Summers off may not be a vacation,12
New partnership turns lunch into study time,13
Nazareth launches capital campaign,13
Sonnenberg to start masonry school,14
Try singing opera when stress strikes,14
Column: Organizational change,15
Local schools planning course changes for fall,16
Career Development Services to offer new workshops,16

LIST
Computer dealers,17

PROFILE
Robert Reeves: GeoVest Advisors Inc.,18

ENTERPRISE
Info Directions Inc.,19
Eagle Communication Services,19

OPINION
Editorial,20
Comment: Pataki is proving naysayers wrong,20

COLUMNS & FEATURES
Column: Advertising/Public Relations,21
Column: Taxes,22
Column: Labor,22
Non-profit report,23

MARKET
Local stock performance,24
Portfolio: Monro Muffler Brake Inc.,25

PEOPLE
Businesspeople on the move,26

FOR THE RECORD
Ad Accounts,27
Applications for Authority,27
Awards and Achievements,27
Bankruptcies,28
Business Notes,28
Deeds,29
Dissolutions,29
Earnings,30
Federal Tax Liens,31
Federal Tax Liens Released,31
Helping Out,32
Mergers,32
Mortgages,32
Name Changes,33
Name Reservations,33
New Corporations,33
State/County Court Judgments,34
State/County Court Judgments Satisfied,34
State Labor Warrants,35
State Tax Warrants,35
State Tax Warrants Satisfied,35
Calendar: Aug.9-22,36

DATA BASE
Economy Track,37
Interest rate index,38
Loan rates,39
Savings rates and yields,40
Credit card rates,41

SPECIAL SECTION: RBJ DAILY EDITION
Daily Edition 8-02-96,42
Daily Edition 8-05-96,45
Daily Edition 8-06-96,48
Daily Edition 8-07-96,52
Daily Edition 8-08-96,55

August 16, 1996

PAGE ONE
Contents,1
Radisson to join Holiday Inn ranks,2
Publicly traded firm to buy Azatar Computer,3
CooperVision expands sights,3
State probing gap in Russell account,4

NEWS & TRENDS
News in Brief,5
Labor Council’s Garlock joins radio show,5
Court approves sale of Warehouse Auto assets,6
Sutherland Group unit nabs deal with Xerox division,6
Transmation profits get high marks,7
Slate of proposals awaits shareholders,7
DSI shareholders savor hike in profits and stock,8
Sale of Holotek puts firm in hiring mode,8

SPECIAL REPORT: HOSPITALITY
Changing attitudes toward alcohol dampen hospitality industry,9
Mysteries and mock trials let businesses get away with murder,10
Pedigree not always key to finding a chef with culinary flair,10

LIST
Hotels & motels,11

PROFILE
David Fischer and James Ririe: Cypress Cryovac,12

ENTERPRISE
Brian Ambrose and Associates,13
Creative Event Consulting,13

OPINION
Editorial,14
Editor’s notes,14

COLUMNS & FEATURES
Column: Leadership,15
Column: Law,16
Non-profit report,17

MARKET
Local stock performance,18
Portfolio: CPAC Inc.,19

PEOPLE
Businesspeople on the move,20

FOR THE RECORD
Applications for Authority,21
Awards and Achievements,21
Bankruptcies,22
Building Loan Agreements,22
Business Notes,22
Deeds,23
Dissolutions,23
Earnings,24
Education,25
Helping Out,25
Mechanics Liens,25
Mergers,26
Mortgages,26
Name Changes,26
Name Reservations,27
New Corporations,27
New Products,27
State/County Court Judgments,28
State Labor Warrants,28
State Tax Warrants,29
State Tax Warrants Satisfied,29
Calendar: Aug. 16-29,30

DATA BASE
Economy Track,31
Interest rate index,32
Loan rates,33
Savings rates and yields,34
Credit card rates,35

SPECIAL SECTION: RBJ DAILY EDITION
Daily Edition 8-09-96,36
Daily Edition 8-12-96,39
Daily Edition 8-13-96,42
Daily Edition 8-14-96,45
Daily Edition 8-15-96,47

August 23, 1996

PAGE ONE
Contents,1
Rule changes spur TV station deals,2
Doctors aim to boost clout in changing market,3
Small manufacturers struggle to meet EU standards,4
Resources available on EMC compliance,4
Restraining order granted in case brought against Lloyd’s of London,5

NEWS & TRENDS
News in Brief,5
Russell agents await commissions,6
Transmation shareholders increase authorized shares,7
LSI sees promise in new patented surgical advance,7
Qualex-Konica lab deal advances consolidation,8
Allied Group inks deal with Kodak,8
Interest-rate fears produce roller-coaster ride for funds,9
Canandaigua Wine uncorks non-alcohol wines,9
SUNY Brockport MetroCenter joins MCC in Sibley Building,10
Melton Shirt factory set to close,10
High-tech execs on both sides of political fence,11
RIT Research Corp. signs first software licensing agreement,11

SPECIAL REPORT:
BUSINESS & THE ENVIRONMENT
Match ecodata with dollars for a green team that counts,12
Laws and economic perks boost recycling efforts,13
Recycling resources,13
Companies pitch in with ecofriendly facilities,14
UR study shows nuclear remnants,14

LIST
Property management firms,15

PROFILE
John O’Brien: PSC Inc.,16

ENTERPRISE
Custom Foil Printing,17

OPINION
Editorial,18
Editor’s notes,18

COLUMNS & FEATURES
Column: Non-profits,19
Non-profit report,20

MARKET
Local stock performance,21
Portfolio: Living Centers of America Inc.,22

PEOPLE
Businesspeople on the move,23

FOR THE RECORD
Ad Accounts,24
Applications for Authority,24
Awards and Achievements,24
Bankruptcies,25
Building Loan Agreements,25
Business Notes,25
Deeds,26
Dissolutions,26
Earnings,27
Education,28
Federal Tax Liens,28
Federal Tax Liens Released,28
Helping Out,29
Mechanics Liens,29
Mortgages,29
Name Changes,30
Name Reservations,30
New Corporations,30
State/County Court Judgments,31
State/County Court Judgments Satisfied,31
State Labor Warrants Satisfied,32
State Tax Warrants,32
State Tax Warrants Satisfied,32
Calendar: Aug. 23 – Sept. 5,33

DATA BASE
Economy Track,34
Interest rate index,35
Loan rates,36
Savings rates and yields,37
Credit card rates,38

SPECIAL SECTION: RBJ DAILY EDITION
Daily Edition 8-16-96,39
Daily Edition 8-19-96,42
Daily Edition 8-20-96,44
Daily Edition 8-21-96,47
Daily Edition 8-22-96,49

INFO & UPDATES
Internet information wanted,52

August 30, 1996

PAGE ONE
Contents,1
ACC begins to presell local telephone service,2
Contest slated for Best of the Web,2
Gleason to buy German gear-cutting manufacturer,3
Former Alliance partners locked in legal fight,3

NEWS & TRENDS
News in Brief,4
Ameritherm exports and U.S. sales growing,4
Local office drives Keane Inc. deal,5
CPAC investors and firm involved in stock deals,5
Heritage Media grows its presence with WHRR buy,6
Brother’s firm and others added to Fishgold lawsuit,6
Telecom upheaval heats talk of possible mergers,7
PSC rethinks independent power producer pacts,7
Rochester HMOs earn recognition from U.S. News,8
CooperVision parent boosts year-end earnings estimate,8
Consulting firm dissolving,9

SPECIAL REPORT:HOME-BASED BUSINESSES
Home business more accepted but not for everyone,10
Home-business resources,10
Home-office deductions require careful calculations,11
More tax info for home-based business,11
Direct-selling field gaining respect,12
Direct-selling facts and figures,12

LIST
Radio stations,13

PROFILE
Kate Bennett: Rochester Museum and Science Center,14

ENTERPRISE
Primar Filtration,15

OPINION
Editorial,16
Comment,16

COLUMNS & FEATURES
Column: Health care,17
Non-profit report,18

MARKET
Local stock performance,19
Portfolio: General Signal Corp.,20

PEOPLE
Businesspeople on the move,21

FOR THE RECORD
Ad Accounts,22
Applications for Authority,22
Awards and Achievements,22
Bankruptcies,23
Building Loan Agreements,23
Business Notes,23
Deeds,24
Dissolutions,24
Earnings,25
Federal Tax Liens,26
Federal Tax Liens Released,26
Mechanics Liens,27
Mechanics Liens Released,27
Mortgages,28
Name Reservations,28
New Corporations,28
State/County Court Judgments,29
State Labor Warrants Satisfied,29
State Tax Warrants,30
State Tax Warrants Satisfied,30
Calendar: Sept. 3-12,31

DATA BASE
Economy Track,32
Interest rate index,33
Loan rates,34
Savings rates and yields,37
Credit card rates,36

SPECIAL SECTION: RBJ DAILY EDITION
Daily Edition 8-23-96,37
Daily Edition 8-26-96,41
Daily Edition 8-27-96,43
Daily Edition 8-28-96,45
Daily Edition 8-29-96,48

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