It may be hard to fathom, but imagine a manufacturer losing 30,000 years of experience in one fell swoop. That’s what happened following Delphi Automotive Systems’ 2005 bankruptcy filing, which resulted in more than 1,000 early retirements. And that was ...Read More »
Willow Domestic Violence Center has tapped a 40-year veteran of the nonprofit sector as its interim president and CEO. Bonnie DeVinney, who most recently was engaged in strategic initiatives for the United Way of Greater Rochester, will serve in the ...
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Genesee Country Village & Museum has introduced a new daytime holiday program, culminating in a Yuletide Open House Dec. 17. Eight buildings in the historic village will be open and filled with holiday activities including tree-lighting traditions and holiday music. ...
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The KeyBank Rochester Fringe Festival has been chosen to host the 2018 U.S. Association of Fringe Festivals annual conference next year. The conference will be held Nov. 5 through Nov. 7 and will include tours of the region, visits to ...Read More »
Nearly 3,000 Rochester-area children will find more gifts under their Christmas trees this year, thanks to a decades-old program offered by Hillside Children’s Foundation. Now in its 34th year, the organization’s Special Santa program provides presents for 1,200 to 1,500 ...Read More »
Tutor Doctor of Rochester will offer a gift of education this holiday season that will help students achieve academic success while supporting a local nonprofit. The organization’s Brain Gain Baskets will feature a number of items that boost brain power, ...Read More »
Uber Technologies Inc. has launched UberEATS in Rochester, offering food delivery from a number of area restaurants. UberEats is an on-demand food delivery app that connects hungry people to the food they want. UberEATS local partners include the Distillery, Dogtown, ...
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In a unique, intergenerational pairing, Episcopal SeniorLife Communities has teamed with the Eastman School of Music to bring the arts to its residents, while also offering an affordable living arrangement for a music student. The artist-in-residence program—whereby an Eastman School ...Read More »
Imagine Monroe, formerly the County of Monroe Industrial Development Agency, has approved financial assistance for two projects that will create or retain more than 90 jobs. Sirness Vending Services, a Gates-based vending and micro-market food service operation, will convert its ...
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Rochester was one of three metropolitan areas statewide last month to lose private-sector jobs, and one of five with an increase in the unemployment rate, the state Department of Labor reported this week. The Rochester area—which includes Livingston, Monroe, Ontario, ...Read More »