fbpx
Home (page 7)

Author Archives: Mike Dickinson

The Loop

Love is in the air Rochester is New York’s most romantic city. It was the only Empire State city to land on Amazon.com’s annual list of the Top 20 Most Romantic Cities in the nation—coming in at No. 18. It ...

Read More »

Explore

Douglass in Ireland Many of us think of Frederick Douglass in somewhat local terms and as a historical figure who became nationally prominent in the abolitionist movement and in civil rights. An upcoming talk will expand that view and describe ...

Read More »

The Loop

Bible on your mind This is not news to most of us: Rochester is a long way from the Bible Belt. In its annual “Bible-Minded” cities report, the California-based Barna Group partnered with the Philadelphia-based American Bible Society to explore ...

Read More »

The Loop

Saved from the dustpan Rochester librarian Cheri Crist tells of a recent great save. It’s a tale that reminds us of the old saw about not judging a book by its cover. Cheri recently received “quite a gem” from Warren ...

Read More »

The Loop

Little to snow for it Given the new year and the appearance of some snow this week, it seemed like a good time to check in on the Golden Snowball Award tally for the 2015-16 season. The Golden Snowball Award ...

Read More »

The Loop

‘Bowie Goes To Jail’ In March 1976, after a concert at the Rochester War Memorial, rock star David Bowie was arrested along with musician Iggy Pop, and two others, in the Americana-Rochester Hotel on felony pot possession charges. Several days ...

Read More »

The Loop

A local board The Strong is building quite a healthy collection of—perhaps even a monopoly on—historic Monopoly games. It has more than 145 of the games. My Favorite Toy Box, the Fairport toy store that recently produced the first Roc-opoly ...

Read More »

Transcat acquires Pennsylvania company for $11.25 million

Transcat Inc. on Wednesday said it has acquired Spectrum Technologies Inc. for $11.25 million in cash. Spectrum, which has its headquarters in Paxinos, Pa., generates annualized revenue of some $5.8 million.

Read More »

Paychex beats expectations for Q2 earnings

Paychex Inc. on Tuesday reported double-digit percentage increase in earnings per share along with a 7 percent jump in revenues for its fiscal second quarter.

Read More »

Kodak Alaris launches artificial intelligence business

Kodak Alaris Inc. has formed a new business dedicated to helping organizations process and learn from structured and unstructured data through the use of proprietary artificial intelligence technology.

Read More »

New No. 1

Mirror Show Management Inc. exhibited the strong growth needed to score the top spot on the 2015 Rochester Top 100. The Webster firm soared to the top of this year’s list of the area’s fastest-growing private companies after landing at ...

Read More »

Kodak talks, stock slides

Even as CEO Jeffrey Clarke was delivering his upbeat opening remarks at Eastman Kodak Co.’s first investor day since before its 2012 bankruptcy filing, the company’s shares had begun to sink. A half-dozen top executives spent more than a half-day ...

Read More »

Kodak leaders outline plans, outlook

Eastman Kodak Co. officials on Friday spent several hours laying out its financial, technological and strategic plans to grow the company and drive its financial performance.

Read More »

Kodak reports loss, revenue decline

Eastman Kodak Co. reported Thursday a third-quarter net loss along with a sharp decline in revenues. The company posted a net loss attributable to Kodak of $22 million compared with net income of $17 million.

Read More »