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Daily Archives: March 21, 2008

Portfolio: Seneca

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 Based in Marion, Seneca Foods Corp.?s primary business is food processing, ...

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Finalists go to board for MCC job

Search committees have recommended two finalists for president of Monroe Community College: the president of Broome Community College in Binghamton and the president of Cumberland County College in New Jersey. BCC president Laurence Spraggs and Cumberland County College president Kenneth ...

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Manage software assets, facilitate continuity plans

Do you know how you would handle your business assets if a natural disaster strikes, a top-ranking executive unexpectedly resigns or your business volume triples over a quarter? To help alleviate potential concerns, executives and information technology decision makers have ...

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Embrace change, participate in a new arena: Web 2.0

Pretty much all of us have “Googled” at this point. But increasingly, some of us are “Tweeting,” some “Facebooking,” others are “Stumbling” and “Tumbling,” and many, many, many of us “Flickr.” When Time magazine named “you” their person of the ...

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Carriers expand networks, compete to lure customers

Eyeing great potential in Rochester and Upstate New York, major wireless providers are racing to expand their networks and lure customers. These players, however, also are working to differentiate themselves in a competitive market. “This business is not slowing down, ...

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Plans to advance broadband penetration pick up pace

Build it and they will come. That rallying cry has fueled new plans in both the private and public sectors to ensure more rural New Yorkers have access to high-speed Internet service. Some efforts involve corporations lengthening their fiber backbones, ...

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Custom tailor weaves a pattern for success

Dazzling shades of magenta, olive, turquoise, mustard and lavender swathe the showroom at Europa Custom Tailors Inc. Besides suit linings, neckties generally are a man’s only opportunity to use color in his wardrobe, so Europa stocks between 700 and 750 ...

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Close up: Anne Loria

Title: Director of Rochester colleges and institutional assessment team chairwoman, Bryant & Stratton College Age: 44 Education: B.S. in accounting, SUNY College at Geneseo, 1985; M.S. in management, Roberts Wesleyan College, 2003 Family: Husband, Russell; sons Garrett, 17, and Matthew, ...

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Putting a focus on careers

Like many mothers, Anne Loria is concerned about her firstborn son’s upcoming journey to college. Unlike most moms, Loria-director of Rochester colleges for Bryant & Stratton College-also is concerned about the well-being of some 800 students under her charge at ...

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Leaders aim to strengthen VirtualScopics

VirtualScopics Inc.’s recent unusual trading activity and a notice from Nasdaq have triggered polar responses-from strong belief in the company to concern among some local shareholders. Key shareholders, investors, directors and company officials voice confidence in the medical image analysis ...

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HMO ups share of market

Preferred Care saw a 12 percent jump in its subscriber base in the January open enrollment, pushing its share of the Rochester health insurance market for the first time above the 30 percent mark. As of Feb. 29, Preferred Care’s ...

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Building a vital link

A medical information technology startup is hoping to become an indispensable link in the U.S. medical information highway under construction. Launched in Rochester some three years ago and nationally a little over a year ago, eHealth Global Technologies Inc. is ...

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Snap Poll: 83% support bringing back ferry service to Toronto

An overwhelming majority of readers participating in the RBJ Daily Report Snap Poll support efforts to restore ferry service between Rochester and Toronto. But only 32 percent say they back use of any local taxpayer-funded incentives to encourage a privately ...

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Credibility, clarity are key for Paterson’s success

In a time of leadership transition, there’s never a shortage of opinions from the sidelines. There’s a lot of advice coming David Paterson’s way. He has a big job ahead of him with many problems to solve for our state. ...

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Marketing group names finalists for annual awards

Seventeen finalists have been named for the annual Marketer of the Year Awards. The Rochester chapter of the American Marketing Association is slated to announce the winner of the 2008 Marketer of the Year Award on May 7. Four awards ...

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