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Mechanical Contractors

1. Postler & Jaeckle Corp. 615 South Ave. Rochester, N.Y. 14621 www.postlerandjaeckle.com (585) 546-7450 Number of Local(1) Employees Full-time/Part-time: 245/5 Percentage of Work Done as a Contractor/Subcontractor: 75/25 Percentage of Business Design/Build(2)/Plan Specific(3): 15/85 Percentage of Customers- Commercial: 35 Industrial: ...

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Women-Owned Businessess

1. Superior Staffing Services Inc. 155 Corporate Woods Rochester, N.Y. 14623 www.superiorstaffingservices.com (585) 475-9600 Number of Local(1) Full-Time/Part-Time Employees: 425/15 Gross Sales Volume Last Fiscal Year($000): NA Percentage of Business Woman-Owned: 74 Principal Business: Provides temporary staffing, direct placement, managed ...

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Portfolio: Bon-Ton stores Inc.

A weekly report compiled from the proxy statement and annual report of a publicly held company with local headquarters or a company with a major division in the area NASDAQ—BONT Based in York, Pa., the Bon-Ton Stores Inc. is a ...

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Arbitrator here among leaders in field in U.S.

Well-known in some circles inside the Washington, D.C., beltway circles and by Fortune 500 firms, Margery Gootnick is far from a household name here. A top U.S. labor arbitrator, Gootnick might easily go unnoticed if one were to pass her ...

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Judge gives OK on final payout in fast-ferry fray

While City Council and Mayor Robert Duffy agreed this week to put off a decision on whether to arrange an $11 million loan for the struggling Rochester Fast Ferry Co. LLC, U.S. Magistrate Judge Jonathan Feldman last week signed off ...

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SBA honoree opted to travel on path to success

Growing up on Rochester’s northwest side, Duane Cuyler saw the demons that too often prevent its youth from reaching their potential. “In the inner city, you have choices,” he said. “I wasn’t the best of the best in drafting or ...

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Aussies, Kiwis find market here strong for property investments

Rochester is becoming a hot spot for Australian and New Zealand real estate investors, who accounted for at least 20 residential rental property sales here last year. The international real estate boom-which has sent property prices soaring elsewhere-has directed foreign ...

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Zapata mulls sale of its only holding

Zapata Corp. may sell its stake in Omega Protein Corp., a move that would leave the Brighton-based private holding company with no holdings. Last month, Zapata released a statement saying the company may sell its 58 percent stake in Omega. ...

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HSBC Bank now owns former CDS headquarters

Career Development Services Inc. has handed over ownership of its former headquarters at 706 East Ave. to CBS Holdings Inc., a subsidiary of HSBC Bank USA N.A. The bank plans to put the 7,955-square-foot converted mansion on the market. “Currently, ...

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Livingston County victorious in effort to get Empire Zone

Livingston County’s new Empire Zone designation, awarded this week, will create tax incentives and benefits for companies in six sites countywide. It is a move leaders there say will increase the county’s economic competitiveness. “This is a long-awaited new beginning ...

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Javelin Associates helps Infotonics pursue aims

Henry Gottfried knows a little networking goes a long way. Gottfried and his son, David Gottfried, run Javelin Associates Inc., a company that helps its clients secure federal contracts, assists them with business plans and helps with networking. Henry Gottfried ...

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Manufacturers brace for jump in non-wage costs

Peter Schott gets the same standard letters every December. They read something like this: “Dear Valued Customer, in order to maintain the high level of service you expect, effective Jan. 1, we must raise our prices.” The notes, which come ...

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Graham tops local stocks in ’06 with 205 percent rise

Stocks of local interest on the New York Stock Exchange treaded water in 2005. The 52 publicly traded companies, as a group, finished the year unchanged from Dec. 31, 2004. The 26 local stocks traded on the Nasdaq, American Stock ...

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Our own best hope

In his inaugural speech on Sunday, Mayor Robert Duffy cited this quote attributed to Napoleon Bonaparte: “A leader is a dealer in hope.” The new mayor is an unabashed believer in the power of positive thinking. He sees challenges as ...

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The new, improved business news quiz

Breaking with roughly a dozen years of tradition, the annual Rochester Business Journal local business news quiz appears a week late-who’s in a big hurry to start another year, anyway?-and branches out. The quiz, which tests your knowledge of the ...

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