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Survey: Local business mostly stable

General business conditions remained stable in October for both manufacturing and non-manufacturing sectors, National Association of Purchasing Management-Rochester Inc. officials said.

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NY manufacturers report slightly better conditions

Manufacturing conditions in New York improved in November, but at a somewhat slower pace than earlier this year, the Federal Reserve Bank of New York’s Empire State Manufacturing Survey shows. The general business conditions index increased slightly to 19.8 from ...

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NY manufacturers report slightly better conditions

Manufacturing conditions in New York improved in November, but at a somewhat slower pace than earlier this year, the Federal Reserve Bank of New York’s Empire State Manufacturing Survey shows.

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Car repair facilities buying equipment for emissions tests

This winter, motorists who pull into a local garage for their annual vehicle inspection may be in for a surprise. In compliance with the Federal Clean Air Act, as of Dec. 1 New York will require that all light-duty vehicles ...

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Used-car sales have been a clunker in ’04, dealers say

Used-car and truck sales have slipped more than 10 percent from a year ago, the Rochester Automobile Dealers’ Association Inc. reports. Monroe County dealers have sold 16,317 used vehicles so far this year, compared with 18,236 in the first nine ...

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Employers face worker shortages as baby boomers hit retirement age

When William Shelby was laid off from Eastman Kodak Co. in 1998, the first thing he did was look for another job. He could have retired. Shelby, now 67, chose to keep working to supplement Social Security and the buyout ...

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Ideas spring from summit on young adult climate

Nearly 60 area business leaders, politicians and young adults gathered Friday at Nazareth College of Rochester to brainstorm strategies for building Rochester’s young adult community. Charged with devising initiatives to retain young people in Rochester, each attendee at the ROC ...

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Ideas spring from summit on young adult climate

Nearly 60 area business leaders, politicians and young adults gathered Friday at Nazareth College of Rochester to brainstorm strategies for building Rochester’s young adult community.

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Corporate culture a style guide to employees’ work wardrobes

Ever wonder what the employees in the upscale office building down the street are wearing to work? What about the creative people at the agency across town? Think about the firm’s culture and its corporate image and you might have ...

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ExecuScribe CEO gets small-business award

Linda Yaniszewski this week was named the Small Business Person of the Year for 2004. The award is presented by the Small Business Council of the Rochester Business Alliance Inc. Yaniszewski is president and CEO of ExecuScribe Inc., a company ...

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Corporate culture a style guide to employees’ work wardrobes

Ever wonder what the employees in the upscale office building down the street are wearing to work? What about the creative people at the agency across town? Think about the firm’s culture and its corporate image and you might have ...

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Corporate culture a style guide to employees’ work wardrobes

Ever wonder what the employees in the upscale office building down the street are wearing to work? What about the creative people at the agency across town? Think about the firm’s culture and its corporate image and you might have ...

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Yaniszewski wins small-business honor

Linda Yaniszewski Wednesday was named the Small Business Person of the Year for 2004 by the Small Business Council of the Rochester Business Alliance Inc. Yaniszewski is president and CEO of ExecuScribe Inc., which provides corporate and medical transcription services. ...

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Yaniszewski wins small-business honor

Linda Yaniszewski, president and CEO of ExecuScribe Inc., Wednesday was named the Small Business Person of the Year for 2004 by the Small Business Council of the Rochester Business Alliance Inc.

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Area jobless rate improves over 2003

The unemployment rate in the Rochester area was 5.1 percent in September, up from 5.0 percent in August, but down from 5.9 percent a year ago. The state’s unemployment rate was 5.5 percent in September, down from 5.6 percent in ...

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