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Harris Corp. reports decrease in Q3 sales for two local segments

Two local units of Harris Corp. reported decreases in third-quarter sales Wednesday. The Communication Systems segment logged sales of $461 million, down 5 percent from sales of $485 million during the quarter a year ago. Operating income for the segment ...

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LaBella acquires Albany-area firm

One of the region’s largest architectural and engineering firms has acquired another firm in a move company leaders say will bring additional capabilities to its offerings. LaBella Associates DPC announced this week the acquisition of Novus Engineering P.C. and its ...

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Human Resource Executive of the Year Awards given

Winners of the 2017 Human Resource Executive of the Year Awards were announced this week at a luncheon at Locust Hill Country Club. The Rochester Affiliate of the National Human Resource Association recognized six honorees and two winners at the ...

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Xerox misses Street expectations for Q1

Shares of Xerox Corp. were down slightly after the company reported first-quarter financial results that missed Street expectations. Shares of Xerox (NYSE: XRX) were trading midday around $7, down from its Monday close of $7.06. The company reported, before markets ...

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New MCC program gets NSF funding

Monroe Community College’s new Optics & Photonics Technology Innovation program, OPT IN!, has received $550,434 from the National Science Foundation to connect more high school and college students to career opportunities in the growing fields and produce a skilled workforce ...

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Wehle named CEO of Genesee Country Village & Museum

Elizabeth Wehle has been named president and CEO of the Genesee Country Village & Museum, following her 10 months of service as interim leader there, the non-profit’s board of trustees said Monday. Prior to the museum, Wehle most recently had ...

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Harris local division gets contract worth up to $875 million

Harris Corp.’s Rochester-based Communications Systems division has been awarded a five-year, contract that is worth up to $875 million from the U.S. Air Force for cryptographic and information assurance products, including support throughout their lifecycles. The contract, which consists of ...

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New CEO takes the helm

Passero Associates DPC is poised for growth, with a focus on expanding its geographic reach and the diversity of its projects. The Rochester architectural and engineering firm also has made management changes. John Caruso, president and chief operating officer for ...

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Panelists tout the potential for photonics

The New York contingent that attended a recent photonics conference in California not only included more participants than other states, the group of companies went head-to-head with entire countries. The number of New York firms that attended shows the state, ...

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Environmental smarts pervade MCC’s downtown site

With a focus on measures that range from water and energy conservation to the re-use of existing structures, Monroe Community College is creating a green campus downtown. The college is working toward energy conservation and sustainability goals using green building ...

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Special Touch Bakery construction begins

Construction has begun at the Special Touch Bakery on Mt. Read Boulevard, with the bakery expected to open this fall. The facility, to be operated by Rochester School of the Holy Childhood Inc. will create more than 25 jobs in ...

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Local ice arenas in final 10 of national contest

The Bill Gray’s Regional Iceplex in Henrietta and the Ira S. Wilson Ice Arena in Geneseo, Livingston county, are two of 10 finalists vying for funds for arena upgrades from the Kraft Heinz Co. Kraft Hockeyville USA 2017, a contest ...

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Shaffer to perform at music hall of fame ceremony at Eastman Theatre

Paul Shaffer, David Letterman’s former sidekick, band leader and musical director for 33 years, will join the lineup performing at the sixth annual Rochester Music Hall of Fame induction ceremony April 30 at Eastman Theatre. Shaffer will perform at the ...

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Bergmann Associates acquires Philly firm

Bergmann Associates has acquired Pennsylvania-based architecture firm spg3.The combined organization will have two office locations in the greater Philadelphia metro area, Center City and Conshohocken. The combined will operate as Bergmann Associates. Financial details were not provided. Bergmann leaders said ...

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Conduent to move employees to Medley Centre complex

Conduent Inc. will locate to the former Macy’s building at the Medley Centre complex in Irondequoit, moving its operations there from Webster. The deal will shift 350 call center employees from Webster to the Medley Centre and will create an ...

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