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RBJ Daily

2015’s top 10 This is a recap of the 10 most-read news articles posted in 2015 on RBJdaily.com, the Rochester Business Journal’s website. Links to the full articles can be found at go.rbj.net/top10. 1 Rochester Lyric Opera to turn church ...

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Quote of the week

“I promised this community I would leave Monroe County in a better place than I found it, and I did that.” —Maggie Brooks, on her legacy as the longest-tenured county executive in Monroe County history 1/4/2016 (c) 2016 Rochester Business ...

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Answers to the 2015 RBJ news quiz

To view the questions in the 2015 RBJ news quiz, click here. 1. Fibertech Networks Inc. 2. New York City 3. Leonard Brock 4. Paychex Inc. founder and chairman Thomas Golisano, on his plans for the B. Thomas Golisano Foundation ...

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City cancels New Year’s Eve fireworks

The city of Rochester on Thursday announced the fireworks scheduled for 10 p.m. have been canceled following the alleged terror plot arrest. The free family New Year's Eve party at the Joseph A. Floreano Rochester Riverside Convention Center is still slated to take place.

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Lyric Opera story leads the top 10 in 2015 on RBJ website


Rochester Lyric Opera Inc.'s acquisition of the former First Church of Christ, Scientist on East Avenue and its plans to renovate the 100-year-old landmark structure was the most-read news story on the Rochester Business Journal's website in 2015.

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Valeant names interim leadership

Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc., the parent company of Bausch & Lomb Inc., said a trio of executives will lead the firm while its chairman and CEO, Michael Pearson, is on a medical leave of absence.

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Mendon-Honeoye Falls-Lima Sentinel acquired

Pandamensional Solutions Inc., a Mendon-based publishing firm, has purchased the Mendon-Honeoye Falls-Lima Sentinel, a weekly suburban newspaper.

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Maggie Brooks to take new post at RGRTA

Rochester Genesee Regional Transportation Authority on Wednesday announced Monroe County Executive Maggie Brooks will become the transit organization’s vice president of strategic initiatives.

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Fast Start: What I do

Jesse Amesmith, lead teacher and studio manager, YogaVibe Rochester LLC Age: 29 Building a dream: I was teaching yoga and working at the front desk of another yoga studio when we decided to open YogaVibe. How long had you thought ...

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