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At the helm

Rochester ranks 10th among U.S. cities for female entrepreneurs. Using 2015 census data, financial organization Merchant Cash USA ranked some of the nation’s largest cities based on the number of small businesses per 10,000 people, rental costs and unemployment rate. ...

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Explore Greater Rochester: Andrew Gallina

Andrew Gallina, president, Gallina Development Corp. and a Rochester native with fond memories of downtown’s heyday The Metropolitan (formerly Chase Tower, which Gallina is converting): It is simply a beautiful building with such a rich history. Architecturally, I love the ...

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Explore Greater Rochester: Accommodations

Bed & Breakfasts and Luxury Rentals 7 on Strath: 461-5010; 7onstrath.com A B&B at the Ellwanger Estate: 314-1793; ellwangerestate.com A B&B at the Genesee Country Inn: 538-2500; geneseecountryinn.com Abner Adams House: 657-4681; abneradamshouse.com Adams Basin Inn B&B on the Erie ...

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Five Star Bank sets its sights on downtown

Five Star Bank’s plan to move downtown represents a critical step toward expansion in the Rochester area, bank officials say. The bank, which operates under parent company Financial Institutions Inc., last week said it was relocating its regional administrative center ...

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Study details gender wage gap in N.Y.

Women in New York lose a combined $20 billion every year because of the gender wage gap, a new analysis by the National Partnership for Women and Families shows. On average, the report found, women in New York are paid ...

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Sweet spot

What if the conventional wisdom about Rochester these days is wrong? Would we believe it?

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Portfolio: United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX)

Portfolio is a weekly report compiled from the proxy statement and annual report of a publicly held company with local headquarters or a company with a major division in the area. View this week’s Portfolio.  

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Matthew Fronk: Engineer of Distinction

Matthew Fronk has lived a gearhead’s dream, turning a love of cars into a long and accomplished career in the automotive industry, included leading General Motors’ global charge into the world of fuel cell technology. Now, in his post-GM life, ...

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2016 Best of the Web finalists

Banking and financial services teamdkb.com DeJoy, Knauf & Blood LLP Website went live: Approximately 2000 Last major overhaul: September 2015 Average number of page views per month: 2,264 Percentage of site traffic that is mobile: 78 percent of new sessions ...

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Best of the Web Buzz Award finalists

This year’s Best of the Web Buzz Award finalists are Blackfriars Theatre, Premium Mortgage Corp. and Roberts Communications Inc. The award goes to a local business or organization generating the most buzz on social media platforms—such as Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, ...

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Comments from 2016 Best of the Web judges

Banking and Financial Services teamdkb.com DeJoy, Knauf, & Blood Extremely content-rich site with a wide variety of client resources. Good responsiveness for variety of screen sizes. Easy/consistent navigation. At max screen size, interior page text content is lengthy and difficult ...

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Portfolio: ITT Corp. (New York Stock Exchange–ITT)

Portfolio is a weekly report compiled from the proxy statement and annual report of a publicly held company with local headquarters or a company with a major division in the area. View this week’s Portfolio.  

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