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Daily Archives: June 20, 2008

Seneca Foods sales again top $1B;profit shrinks on valuation change

Seneca Foods Corp. reported a drop in annual earnings this week, due largely to a new way the firm values inventory. For fiscal 2008, the Marion, Wayne County-based firm reported earnings of $8 million, or 65 cents a diluted share, ...

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Simpson to retire; led firm’s push to HR peak

When human resources director William Simpson had the idea for Nixon Peabody LLP to apply for the Fortune 100 Best Places to Work list in 2004, his enthusiasm on the firm’s ability to win was not universally shared. Conventional wisdom ...

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Independence fuels growth at Pluta Center

Some five years after setting itself up as the state’s first-and for a time only-cancer center not linked to a hospital or academic medical center, the Pluta Cancer Center Inc. counts the move as a success. The cancer center is ...

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Q4: Eugene Bay, President, Colgate Rochester Crozer Divinity School

Q: The school announced this week the New Hope Lodge and Hospitality House and a partnership with the American Cancer Society. How did this come about? A: CRCDS has a fine campus building, which for many years was a dormitory ...

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City honors Citizens Communications

ochester Mayor Robert Duffy on Friday presented Citizens Communications Co. chairman and CEO Maggie Wilderotter with the key to the city. He also proclaimed it “Frontier Day” to honor the telephone company’s “long history of corporate citizenship to the city ...

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Xerox inks major order for iGen4s

Xerox Corp. announced Friday that Ifolor AG, a photo and print lab based in Kreuzlingen, Switzerland, has agreed to purchase multiple iGen4 digital production presses and other iGen-related equipment, making it one of the world’s largest orders for Xerox iGen ...

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Readers support cap on property taxes

A significant majority—85 percent—of poll respondents in this week’s RBJ Daily Report Snap Poll said they favor enacting a state law capping annual local property tax levy increases. A December 2007 Snap Poll on the idea of a state law ...

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Three at Kodak receive award

The Women’s Forum of Kodak Employees at Eastman Kodak Co. has selected three women as recipients of the Jane Lanphear Legacy Award. The 2008 recipients are Mary Jane Hellyar, president of the film, photofinishing and entertainment group; Betty Noonan, director ...

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