New York State was among the top three states nationwide for out-migration, an annual report from United Van Lines LLC shows. The United Van Lines Movers Study 2017 shows that 61 percent of the moves were outbound from New York ...Read More »
More than a dozen companies statewide have received the state Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Business certification, including three in the Rochester area. The Office of General Services’ Division of Service-Disabled Veterans’ Business Development awards the designation and was created by Gov. Andrew ...
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Action for a Better Community Inc. has chosen a former board chairman as its next leader. Jerome Underwood, who most recently served as the Rochester City School District’s director of family initiatives, will succeed James Norman as president and CEO ...Read More »
Shari Hall Smith considers herself both a survivor and a thriver. And as a firm believer in the power of positive thinking, Smith is extending her healing energies to others through a new business. Smith’s story began more than a ...Read More »
Workers in Monroe County had the largest growth in weekly wages statewide in the second quarter last year, new data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics shows. Monroe County’s 3.9 percent wage increase to $968 weekly ranked 92nd among ...Read More »
Manufacturing has grown up. It may not be the sexiest career choice, but gone are the days when you came home from the factory floor covered in dirt and sweat, clamoring for a cold beer and a coffee table to put your feet on. With technological advances and an ever-increasing move toward automation, manufacturing looks nothing like it did just a few decades ago. Manufacturing is an industry that not only pays well but is expected to have millions of job openings over the next decade. It’s also an industry whose skills gap is seemingly widening on a daily basis...Read More »
Greater Rochester International Airport will begin operating a secondary “Checkpoint A” during peak travel periods next week. “Checkpoint A” will be located adjacent to the American Airlines ticketing counter and will consist of two passenger security checkpoint lanes. The main ...
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PathStone Corp. is partnering with a local restaurant to raise money for Puerto Rican victims of Hurricane Maria. Ten area business and community leaders will serve as celebrity guest bartenders at City Grill Thursday, including Rochester Mayor Lovely Warren. Other ...Read More »
Eastman Kodak Co. shares skyrocketed early Tuesday afternoon following an announcement that the company plans to launch a major blockchain initiative and cryptocurrency to protect photographers from licensing infringement. Shares of company stock (Nasdaq: KODK) spiked nearly 50 percent to $4.50 immediately following the announcement at the Consumer Technology Association’s CES show in Las Vegas Tuesday. Kodak shares last traded at $4.50 in November.Read More »
Rochester’s Children’s Institute has received a $2.6 million grant from the Greater Rochester Health Foundation to launch a new training and coaching center. The Training and Coaching Center for Healthy Futures is a partnership of 13 community organizations, led by ...Read More »
The Salvation Army of Greater Rochester’s Red Kettle Campaign exceeded its 2017 goal. The annual campaign raised more than $406,000, exceeding its goal of $400,000. “Whether it was through a donation to a Red Kettle or volunteering for a couple ...Read More »
The Greater Rochester Chamber of Commerce is encouraging volunteerism and community service through a new series of events. Rochester Chamber’s IMPACT program will include four events in 2018 including World Read Aloud Day on Feb. 1; food sorting and warehouse ...Read More »