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Snap poll: 82% say politics is influencing search for MCC president

70% favor candidates named by search committees Search committees Monday recommended two finalists-both community college presidents-to succeed Thomas Flynn as president of Monroe Community College. However, a sharply divided MCC board of trustees approved adding the names of Republicans William ...

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The Record

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Element K partners with Sun Microsystems

Element K LLC and Sun Microsystems Inc. Thursday announced a partnership to expand the availability of Sun Authorized e-Learning courses and certification bundles. The interactive training will be distributed through Element K to improve the productivity of corporate IT departments ...

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Portfolio: GRAHAM

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 Batavia, Graham Corp. is a supplier of steam jet ...

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Society to honor top engineers in Rochester area

ENGINEER OF THE YEAR Santosh Kurinec Rochester Institute of Technology By JANICE B. PIETERSE Growing up in New Delhi, India, Santosh Kurinec would visit the U.S. Information Service office and read magazines such as Science Today and Scientific American, fascinated ...

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Area fiber optic ring honored

The board of directors of Ontario County’s $7.5 million fiber optic ring has earned a “Best of New York” award from the Center for Digital Government, a division of e.Republic Inc. The board of the Finger Lakes Regional Telecommunications Development ...

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Clark moved fast in bid to buy Rhinos

Rochester Rhinos executive vice president Matthew Ford was meeting with a staff member on Feb. 29 when he received a phone call from Utica-area banker Robert Clark. Clark and his father, Harold Clark Jr., were on their way to Paetec ...

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The Loop

Big things from Kodak Kodak business development leader Jeff Hayzlett spoke last week at the Rochester chapter of the American Marketing Association meeting. The cowboy boot-wearing, Mountain Dew-drinkin’ former South Dakotan is a funny guy. He poked fun at his ...

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Pressure builds at college

Community perceptions of county Republican influence on the search for a new president of Monroe Community College could affect efforts to raise private funds for the school, officials said this week. Concerns about fundraising surfaced Monday as a divided MCC ...

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Spotlight: New York is not alone in its budget woes

New York is one of 28 states facing a projected budget gap for fiscal year 2009, according to a report from the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities. Estimated at $4.9 billion, New York’s gap was the nation’s second-highest, but ...

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Permits for single-family houses in Monroe County fell to an 18-year low in 2007.

Monroe County building permits for single-family houses have been dropping since 2003, falling to a 18-year low in 2007. Local homebuilders say recessionary storm clouds have little to do with the decline. The local market merely is stabilizing after a ...

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To recruit successfully, connect with qualified candidates

Is your small company still basing its recruitment strategies on job boards, newspaper ads, career fairs and mailed-in resumes? If so, you may as well classify yourself as a recruiting dinosaur, doomed to attract only mediocre applicants. For companies of ...

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Element K partners with Sun Microsystems

Element K LLC and Sun Microsystems Inc. Thursday announced a partnership to expand the availability of Sun Authorized e-Learning courses and certification bundles.

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Finalists chosen for new awards honoring execs

Sixteen individuals have been selected as finalists for the Financial Executive of the Year Award. The award–launched this year by the Rochester chapter of Financial Executives International and the Rochester Business Journal–spotlights financial executives who have made outstanding contributions to ...

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Brizard unveils transitioning plan

Rochester City Schools superintendent Jean-Claude Brizard Friday unveiled a reform plan for the struggling district that would emphasize innovation and new programs to help students transition to high school. Brizard said the multipoint plan would not require increased resources but ...

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