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Author Archives: Velvet Spicer

Monroe Community Hospital acquires virtual reality technology for rehab patients (access required)

Monroe Community Hospital will begin using cutting-edge virtual reality technology to help rehabilitation patients. MCH is the only long-term care facility in New York to have a C-Mill VR+ on site. The C-Mill VR+ is a motivational step and balance ...

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CooperVision parent acquires life sciences company for $1.6 billion (access required)

CooperVision Inc. parent CooperCos. today said that it has signed a definitive purchase agreement to acquire Generate Life Sciences, a privately-held leading provider of donor egg and sperm for fertility treatments, fertility cryopreservation services and newborn stem cell storage. “This ...

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Leonard’s Express leases all-electric refrigerated trailers (access required)

Farmington-based Leonard’s Express has entered an agreement with eNow Inc. to lease two eNow electric Transport Refrigeration Units (TRU). One eNow Rayfrigeration trailer is all-electric and features a Carrier Vector 8100 reefer unit. The second, also electric powered but with ...

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Excellus BCBS awards equity grants to local nonprofits (access required)

Seven local nonprofits will share more than $130,000 awarded by Excellus BlueCross BlueShield as part of its 2021 Health Equity Awards. The awards represent more than $388,000 in financial support the nonprofit health insurer is providing to community programs that ...

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Warrior Salute veterans’ celebration to be held in person Thursday (access required)

Warrior Salute Veteran Services will celebrate veterans and rally the Rochester community Thursday at the 6th Annual Salute “A Toast to Our Veterans” event at the Strathallan Hotel. The fundraising event will feature celebrated military generals who have been supporters ...

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Garlock parent stock climbs on Q3 earnings results (access required)

EnPro Industries Inc., the parent company of Palmyra’s Garlock Family of Companies, on Friday reported strong third-quarter results, beating Wall Street expectations. For the quarter ended Sept. 30, the Charlotte, N.C., based manufacturer reported revenue of $283.1 million, up from ...

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Jazz Fest producers preparing for 2022 edition (access required)

Planning for the CGI Rochester International Jazz Festival is underway, with plans to hold the popular event in June 2022. Following a two-year hiatus due to the pandemic, festival producers John Nugent and Mark Iacona have been working continuously and ...

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First American moves to new digs in Victor (access required)

Following a decade of solid growth, First American Equipment Finance has moved its Rochester headquarters from its longtime Fairport location at Woodcliff Office Park to a new facility at High Point Business Park in Victor.

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National Toy Hall of Fame inducts three popular toys (access required)

Sand, that gritty substance that gets stuck between your toes and follows you home from the beach yet creates hours of fun for kids and adults alike, is one of three “toys” that have been inducted into the National Toy ...

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