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Neal Evans is Rochester’s Mr. GM (access required)

Neal Evans

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 ...

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Christmas year-round at Hillside (access required)


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 ...

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Uber brings food delivery to Rochester (access required)

The Distillery is one of a number of local restaurants partnering with Uber Technologies Inc. for its UberEATS app.

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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Retirees share home with music student (access required)

Yunjung Lee

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 ...

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