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YMCA lands $500K challenge grant

The YMCA of Greater Rochester and Monroe County Inc. has received a $500,000 challenge grant from the Kresge Foundation to help develop a day camp and family center in Greece.

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Parker Hannifin buys seals supplier

Parker Hannifin Corp. has acquired Advanced Products Co., a privately held manufacturer of metallic and polymer spring-energized seals, in a cash-for-stock transaction.

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FRIDAY, DEC. 3 Brighton’s Best Chapter of Business Network International Meeting—Free—7 – 8:30 a.m.—Hawthorne’s Restaurant, 3500 East Ave.—Visitors are welcome—Also offered Dec. 10—Call Sue Cook at (315) 986-2444 for additional information. RGI Learning Engineering PDH Workshops—“Communicating Technical Information and Ethics ...

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Army depot’s civilian future in talks

Property transfer issues at the Seneca Army Depot in Romulus are the subject of ongoing talks by local economic developers; federal, state and local leaders; and members of the U.S. Army.

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Ex-B&L VP, Geneva bank official join Transcat board

Transcat Inc., the Ogden-based distributor of test and measurement instruments, has expanded its board to 11 members with the appointment of Richard Harrison and Alan Resnick.

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Bush taps Nebraska governor as secretary of Agriculture

President George Bush on Thursday selected Nebraska Gov. Mike Johanns, a Republican attorney who grew up on an Iowa dairy farm, as secretary of Agriculture to oversee the nation’s farm and food programs, AP reported. Johanns would succeed Ann Veneman, ...

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Retail sales are lukewarm in November

Major U.S. retailers reported tepid November sales on Thursday, as discounting lured customers but high energy prices and nagging concerns about a soggy job market kept buying in check, Reuters reported. The results set a lackluster tone for the key ...

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Oil prices see biggest drop in 13 years

Oil prices crumbled to a 12-week low below $43 a barrel on Thursday, suffering the biggest two-day slide since the Gulf War. It followed a rise in U.S. heating oil stocks that triggered furious selling, Reuters reported.

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Factory orders, new jobless claims rise

Booming orders for new military aircraft boosted overall orders to U.S. factories by 0.5 percent to a seasonally adjusted $371.5 billion in October, the Commerce Department said on Thursday. And the Labor Department said new applications for jobless pay jumped ...

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Ex-B&L VP, Geneva bank official join Transcat board

Transcat Inc., the Ogden-based distributor of test and measurement instruments, has expanded its board to 11 members with the appointment of Richard Harrison and Alan Resnick. Resnick is president of investment management firm Janal Capital Management LLC. He served as ...

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Army depot’s civilian future in talks

Property transfer issues at the Seneca Army Depot in Romulus are the subject of ongoing talks by local economic developers; federal, state and local leaders; and members of the U.S. Army. Joseph Whitaker, deputy assistant secretary of the Army, met ...

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Wrestler proves a poor attitude is the true disability

Like a lot of you out there, I like to complain. And too many times for too many of us, the proverbial glass is half empty and we don’t even notice the other half. Consider this a confession: I’ve spent ...

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Parker Hannifin buys seals supplier

Parker Hannifin Corp. has acquired Advanced Products Co., a privately held manufacturer of metallic and polymer spring-energized seals, in a cash-for-stock transaction. Terms of the deal, announced Wednesday, were not disclosed. Parker Hannifin has annual sales of more than $7 ...

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YMCA lands $500K challenge grant

The YMCA of Greater Rochester and Monroe County Inc. has received a $500,000 challenge grant from the Kresge Foundation. The grant will help the YMCA develop a day camp and family center, Camp Northpoint, on North Greece Road. The overall ...

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