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Daily Archives: November 6, 2008

Grant to help provide city housing

The Greater Rochester Partnership Housing Development Fund received a $950,000 grant to acquire and renovate 50 affordable homes in the city, New York State Affordable Housing Corp. officials announced. Priscilla Almodovar, president and CEO of Affordable Housing, said the grant ...

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Home Properties misses Street expectations

Home Properties Inc. missed analyst estimates by a penny a share in the third quarter, the local real estate investment trust announced. Funds from operations, the yard stick for REITs, were fairly flat with a year ago, totaling $39 million, ...

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Strong adds new toys to hall of fame

Two simple-to-use toys and one makeshift plaything have taken their places among 41 other toys in the National Toy Hall of Fame at Strong National Museum of Play in a ceremony Thursday. The baby doll, the skateboard and the stick ...

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Wegmans to slash food prices

Wegmans Food Markets Inc. announced Thursday a wave of ongoing price cuts in anticipation of lower costs next year. Despite falling fuel prices and declining costs for corn, wheat and soybeans, food prices not yet reflected those declines to consumers, ...

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Paterson to address budget crisis on WXXI

A taped town hall forum with Gov. David Paterson on the state’s budget crisis will air at 8 p.m. Thursday on PBS stations statewide, including WXXI-TV in Rochester. The forum, taped Wednesday in White Plains, was organized in preparation for ...

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Contact lens group honors B&L exec

A Bausch & Lomb Inc. executive has been named the 2008 recipient of the European Federation of the Contact Lens Industry Award for his contributions to the contact lens industry. Joseph Barr, vice president of global clinical and medical affairs ...

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Economic impact of proposed theater raised to $15.5M

The Atlanta consultant developing an operating plan for the theater component of the proposed $230 million Renaissance Square development has increased the projected economic impact to $15.5 million annually, officials said Thursday. The 2,800-seat theater would be used 170 days ...

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Someone’s bound to rub it in when the Bills are losing

It was inevitable, as sure as sunrise. I was wallowing in my misery after the No. 1-ranked Texas Longhorns lost to Texas Tech, 39-33, and the Buffalo Bills looked more like the Mormon Tabernacle Choir than a team supposedly bound ...

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Economic impact of proposed theater raised to $15.5M

The Atlanta consultant developing an operating plan for the theater component of the proposed $230 million Renaissance Square development has increased the projected economic impact to $15.5 million annually, officials said Thursday.

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Contact lens group honors B&L exec

A Bausch & Lomb Inc. executive has been named the 2008 recipient of the European Federation of the Contact Lens Industry Award for his contributions to the contact lens industry.

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Paterson to address budget crisis on WXXI

A taped town hall forum with Gov. David Paterson on the state’s budget crisis will air at 8 p.m. Thursday on PBS stations statewide, including WXXI-TV in Rochester.

Read More »

Wegmans to slash food prices

Wegmans Food Markets Inc. announced Thursday a wave of ongoing price cuts in anticipation of lower costs next year.

Read More »

Strong adds new toys to hall of fame

Two simple-to-use toys and one makeshift plaything have taken their places among 41 other toys in the National Toy Hall of Fame at Strong National Museum of Play in a ceremony Thursday.

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Home Properties misses Street expectations

Home Properties Inc. missed analyst estimates by a penny a share in the third quarter, the local real estate investment trust announced.

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