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Works by famed metal artist Albert Paley and photographic fine art prints by Frances Paley are on display in a new show at Nan Miller Gallery. Sculptures, furniture designs, lithographs and drawings reveal the breadth and depth of Albert Paley’s ...

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Real estate development builds momentum locally

Real estate development is providing a major boost to the Rochester area economy.  Adjusted for inflation, output at local construction and real estate rental and leasing firms has increased by $1.2 billion, or 22.4 percent, since 2007—nearly four times the ...

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It’s time to give Bills Coach Rex Ryan some praise

A columnist never enjoys eating his or her words, but that’s what I’m going to do this week. So, please pass me a libation with which to wash them down because these things are rarely pleasing to a wordsmith’s palate. ...

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CPI for urban consumers rises 1.5 percent in year

The Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) rose 1.5 percent nationwide from September 2015 to September 2016, the largest 12-month increase since October 2014, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics report released Tuesday. Year-over-year regional CPI-U increases ...

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Rochester Broadway Theatre League Aug. 15:  The Rochester Broadway Theatre League held its eighth annual Richard Guon Memorial Golf Tournament & Clam Bake at Midvale Country Club. Proceeds of $45,000 from the tournament will benefit RBTL’s arts education programs, enabling ...

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Quote of the week

“There are companies that will one day print living cells for patients that need a heart or kidney.” —Denis Cormier, director of the AMPrint Center at Rochester Institute of Technology 10/21/2016 (c) 2016 Rochester Business Journal. To obtain permission to ...

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Nonprofit Report: Rochester City Ballet Inc.

Rochester City Ballet Inc., established in 1987 by its founding artistic director, Timothy Draper, has developed a reputation for its versatility and singular repertoire, which includes award-winning contemporary ballets and masterworks. The company performs at the Nazareth College Arts Center ...

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Welfare system that discourages work ambitions needs fixing

In the past month, I have attended two presentations by Rob Sands, chairman of the Greater Rochester Chamber of Commerce and CEO of Constellation Brands, and Danny Wegman, Rochester Chamber board member and Wegmans Food Markets CEO, on exploring more ...

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Comparing index mutual funds and active managers

The index fund recently celebrated its 40th birthday. The Vanguard 500 Index Fund, the very first indexed mutual fund, began on Aug. 31, 1976. That might not seem like such a big deal, but consider that during a typical 10-year ...

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N.Y. ranks low among states on use of tobacco

New York and most of its neighbors have some of the lowest rates of tobacco use among the fifty states and the District of Columbia, according to a report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released on Oct. ...

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Fast Start: RYP’s new vision

Erin Burd and Pauleen Vacca, co-presidents, Rochester Young Professionals RYP recently went through a mission/visioning process. Tell us about it. A committee of all voting and nonvoting board members, plus many steering committee members, met monthly for six months. We ...

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Nonprofit Report: The Rochester Childfirst Network

The Rochester Childfirst Network is a nonprofit agency dedicated to advancing the quality of early education and care in Western New York through leadership, advocacy and innovative direct services to children. The organization began in 1857 when a group of ...

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A focus to create the right niche

Growing up in Westmoreland, Oneida County, Brett Farrow started planning his career, often while doing chores. Having time to think, he says, helped him dream big. “What I’ve always tried to do is create goals of where I want to ...

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CORRECTIONS AND AMPLIFICATIONS

A mechanics lien satisfied in the Oct. 7 issue contained an error due to incorrect information received from the Monroe County Clerk’s office. Midtown Tower LLC was incorrectly listed as the lienor. US Ceiling Corp. should have been listed as ...

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