Daily Archives: September 18, 2008

Consultants advise on Ren Square theater

A new theater as part of the proposed Renaissance Square development project would create $11.4 million in economic activity annually, compared with $4.7 million generated each year by the Auditorium Theatre, but will require $1.3 million in annual subsidies, a ...

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MidAmerican Energy to buy Constellation

Constellation Energy Group Inc., parent of the R.E. Ginna Nuclear Power Plant in Wayne County, will be acquired by Warren Buffett’s MidAmerican Energy Holdings Inc., the companies announced Thursday.

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Adecco to open center in Rochester

Adecco USA will open a shared services center in Rochester slated to create 200 area jobs by 2010, the company announced Thursday.

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Golisano makes list of richest Americans

Paychex Inc. founder and chairman Thomas Golisano ranks No. 281 on the Forbes 400, a list of the richest people in America. Forbes magazine lists Golisano’s net worth as $1.7 billion, down from $2 billion and a ranking of No. ...

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Five Star branch to open in Henrietta

Monroe County’s third Five Star Bank branch will be unveiled Monday at 765 Calkins Road in Henrietta. The bank is next to the new Wegmans Food Markets Inc. store.

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Hoffend & Sons sues S.D. firm for damages

Hoffend & Sons Inc. claims in a lawsuit that the South Dakota company that acquired its assets two years ago has failed to make millions of dollars worth of payments. The action asks for $12 million in damages.

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Worker confidence on the rise

Worker confidence in New York rebounded in August, climbing to its highest level in nearly a year, a Harris Interactive Inc. report for Spherion Corp. shows.

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Unemployment increases in August

The Rochester area economy declined again in August, with an increase in the unemployment rate and a decrease in the number of non-farm and private-sector jobs.

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MONDAY, SEPT. 22 RochesterWorks! Job Network Meeting—Free—9 – 11 a.m. and 1 – 3 p.m.—255 N. Goodman St.—Also offered Sept. 29—Call 258-3500 for additional information. Susan B. Anthony Center for Women’s Leadership/Center for Leadership Development/Center for Entrepreneurship Lecture Series—“Her Story: ...

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At long last, the Bills finally seem to have the right stuff

OK, so the limb does look a little shaky. And yes, the ice appears to be a tad thin. But I’m going out there anyway. No, no, I am not stoned and have not lost most of my marbles. It’s ...

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Unemployment increases in August

The Rochester area economy declined again in August, with an increase in the unemployment rate and a decrease in the number of non-farm and private-sector jobs. The jobless rate in Rochester grew to 5.7 percent last month from 5.6 percent ...

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Worker confidence on the rise

Worker confidence in New York rebounded in August, climbing to its highest level in nearly a year, a Harris Interactive Inc. report for Spherion Corp. shows. The New York Employment Report employee confidence index increased 10 points last month, from ...

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Five Star branch to open in Henrietta

Monroe County’s third Five Star Bank branch will be unveiled Monday at 765 Calkins Road in Henrietta. The bank is next to the new Wegmans Food Markets Inc. store. A fourth Monroe County branch, also adjoining a Wegmans store, is ...

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