Construction is underway in Farmington on a $22 million affordable housing development. Beaver Creek Apartments will consist of 13 residential buildings with a total of 104 affordable homes, the state Homes and Community Renewal (HCR) said Thursday. Residents will have ...Read More »
A $500,000 investment by Rochester Housing Charities Inc. will bring four new affordable homes to Rochester’s Beechwood neighborhood. The recently completed first home, at 16 Diamond Place, is a single story, two-bedroom home built on a 40-foot lot. The four ...Read More »
Flower City Habitat for Humanity has launched an initiative aimed at eliminating Rochester’s growing zombie home issue. FCHH will team with the City of Rochester on its Vacant and Abandoned Homes pilot program, a partnership that has allowed the not-for-profit ...Read More »
A West Coast software developer plans to open a location in downtown Rochester next week, creating 30 jobs over the next five years. EmployeeChannel Inc. will open its Software Development Center for Excellence at Rochester Institute of Technology’s Center for ...Read More »
Fatigue costs American industries an estimated $411 billion a year in productivity loss, absenteeism and mistakes and accidents, and a typical employer with 1,000 employees can expect to experience more than $1 million lost each year to fatigue. But more ...Read More »
The 2018 Rochester Lilac Festival, which concluded its 10-day run on Sunday, raised nearly $15,000 for local charities. Beneficiaries included Honor Flight Rochester Inc., which received more than $10,000 in proceeds from the USA Flag Garden, and Willow Domestic Violence ...
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Business activity across New York showed strong growth in May, according to firms responding to the Federal Reserve Bank of New York’s May Empire State Manufacturing Survey. The general business conditions index climbed four points to 20.1, indicating a faster ...Read More »
Fairport residents and visitors to the idyllic town on the Erie Canal have more to occupy their time this summer with a new public art installation and trail improvements at Thomas Creek Wetland in the village. A $50,000 matching grant ...Read More »
One hundred local business and community leaders, dignitaries, funders and a half dozen children were on hand Monday for the ceremonial groundbreaking of the YMCA of Greater Rochester’s new Pittsford facility. “Woohoo, we made it,” cheered George Romell, YMCA president ...
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Rochester automotive undercar specialist Monro Inc. on Monday reported an increase in fourth-quarter revenue and record year-end sales, beating Street estimates. The company also announced the acquisition of 12 stores and four wholesale locations in the South. Sales for the ...Read More »
The Warriors of Freedom Memorial Committee has met its fundraising goal, paving the way for a new monument to be built in Highland Park. “It is with great humility and solemn reflection that Monroe County welcomes the Warriors of Freedom ...Read More »
The State of New York is making $100 million available for transportation funding to support and enhance community growth and revitalize downtowns. The funds, made available to the state through the Federal Highway Administration and awarded through the state Department ...Read More »