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Daily Archives: December 8, 2000

Ninfo allows Midtown to press claim on lease

U.S. Bankruptcy Court Judge John Ninfo II this week gave Midtown Rochester LLC permission to pursue a six-figure claim against Charter One Bank FSB. The state court action-stayed by the ongoing Midtown Plaza bankruptcy-concerns the bank’s disputed Midtown Plaza lease. ...

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Leadership required to keep economy on track

The nation is not likely to suffer a hard landing as the economy’s growth slows, says Charles Plosser, dean of the University of Rochester’s William E. Simon Graduate School of Business Administration. But Plosser, who delivered his annual overview Wednesday ...

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Albany all the time

In May, Sheldon Silver beat back an attempt led by then-Majority Leader Michael Bragman to oust him as Assembly speaker. On Monday, Mr. Silver-by a vote of 95 to 1-won the support of fellow Assembly Democrats for another term as ...

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Philanthropy benefits business too

People sometimes ask me if it makes good sense for Judy Columbus Inc. Real Estate and Relocation to have such an active charitable giving program. My answer is always a resounding “yes!” It’s good for both our business and our ...

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Nationwide gourmet coffee boom brews growing competition here

Local gourmet coffee shops are gaining steam in the multibillion dollar coffee industry as popularity of the hot liquid skyrockets. At least eight gourmet coffee shops plan to open soon here, adding to some 34 shops already established. Three of ...

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Kodak’s CEO wraps up year of challenges

The first year of the Carp era at Eastman Kodak Co. comes to a close this month with the company’s stock trading nearly 40 percent lower than when it began. Since Daniel Carp took the helm of the photo giant, ...

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Battle-scarred PSC facing cuts, move and credit worries

Despite the resolution of its longtime litigation war with its archrival and enlistment of a new CEO to chart its future course, PSC Inc. remains on shaky ground. Even as PSC prepares to move its headquarters to Oregon as part ...

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Xerox expects news soon on first asset sale

Xerox Corp.’s announcement of its first asset sale could be imminent, an internal message from the company’s president and chief operating officer indicates. Anne Mulcahy did not put a definite time frame on the announcement in a voice-mail message to ...

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Executive sees rosy future for elder care

“Older people are a joy,” Elizabeth Mullin-DiProsa says. The sentiment is well-placed. Mullin-DiProsa, a nurse by training whose career in elder care spans several decades, is president and CEO of St. Ann’s of Greater Rochester Inc. It is the non-profit ...

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Jewelry manufacturer grows on outsourcing

John Keim started making jewelry in his family’s basement when he was 13 after taking up lapidary as a hobby with his father. His love for the craft would inspire him to graduate from high school a year early so ...

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Non-profits strategize to acquire technology

Businesses that rely on the speed, efficiency and convenience of computers may wonder how they ever managed without them. Now, non-profit agencies are trying to incorporate technology into overall operations, but there are several stumbling blocks preventing many from reaping ...

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Non-profits struggle to attract and retain staff

William Fulton was feeling discouraged. He had just left a meeting where his staff had agreed to advertise for another week for a counseling position they had not been able to fill. So far, his agency, Delphi Drug and Alcohol ...

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Stock’s retreat fails to tarnish Paychex luster

Despite its stock losing more than 30 percent of its value since Nov. 21, analysts look for Paychex Inc. next week to deliver its typical consistent results for its second quarter. The analysts say Paychex will do better than other ...

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Million-Dollar Non-Profits

61. Legal Aid Society of Rochester Inc. 65 Broad St. Rochester, N.Y. 14614 232-4090 Total Expenditures 1999 ($000): 1,911 Total Revenue 1999 ($000): 1,879 Sources of Funding(1,2) (Numbers in parentheses indicate a loss was taken) ($000): Direct public support: 24; ...

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