A multigenerational farm on Brace Road in the Ontario County town of Canandaigua is more economically secure now that the Brocklebank family has agreed to provide a conservation easement to the state. The easement provides Scott and Travis Brocklebank, the ...Read More »
A $370,000 grant from the National Science Foundation will allow Rochester Institute of Technology to help other colleges compete for federal funding aimed at expanding STEM opportunities for bright, low-income students. “It’s critical to our national interests that we do ...Read More »
Nazareth College has won a $50,000 grant from the Florence M. Muller Foundation to provide developmental screenings for young children in the coming school year. The screenings of 3-year-olds are being done at in partnership with the Children’s Institute GROW-Rochester ...Read More »
Charming Charlie, a chain of stores offering women’s accessories, clothing and jewelry, filed for bankruptcy last week and is planning to close its stores, including one at Marketplace Mall. The 261 stores began going-out-of-business sales on Saturday, conducted by a ...
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Rochester’s Paradigm Environmental Services Inc. is one of 19 finalists in New York state’s 76West Clean Energy competition. The competition offers $2.5 million in prizes to companies that will build or expand clean energy business in New York’s Southern Tier, ...Read More »
Rochester Institute of Technology has a brand-new institute focusing on cybersecurity and has wooed a former Xerox executive away from research in Palo Alto, Calif., to head it. The university has hired Steve Hoover, former chief executive officer of the ...Read More »
As soon as a birthday party at Wickham Farms ended Sunday afternoon, the staff started dismantling the building in preparations to move. The popular agricultural-entertainment business closed last week temporarily to move around the corner to 1315 Sweets Corners Road ...Read More »
Sen. Charles Schumer, who has taken on limitations hindering canned cider in the past, is now trying to remove barriers affecting wine in cans. While visiting Fox Run Vineyards in Benton, Yates County, Wednesday morning, Schumer said federal regulations are ...Read More »
On Sarah C. Mangelsdorf’s first day as president of the University of Rochester, she took a walk around the River Campus. The first female president in the college’s history greeted reporters on the steps of Wallis Hall at 8:30 a.m. ...Read More »
Canned wine is increasingly popular these days, but there’s a mismatch between the size of cans wineries are using and the size the consumers want. That conclusion comes from a study conducted by WICResearch.com, an entity formed by a couple ...Read More »
Finger Lakes Community College has formalized four new degrees in the areas of American Sign Language, mathematics, creative writing and theater arts. The degrees will be available to students enrolling this fall. Previously, students could concentrate in those four areas ...Read More »
On July 1, three women will create history in the Rochester area as each one officially becomes the first woman to preside over her respective college or university.
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The University of Rochester Medical Center and the Monroe County Office of the Medical Examiner are partnering to offer a one-year fellowship in forensic pathology. The organizations are recruiting now for the position that will probably start next summer. “I’m ...Read More »