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Non-Profit Report: The School of the Holy Childhood

A WEEKLY PROFILE OF A LOCAL NON-PROFIT ORGANIZATION The School of the Holy Childhood celebrates its golden anniversary this year, commemorating 50 years of service to mentally challenged children and adults. The school traces its history back to 1946 and ...

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Now that it’s on the Net, what do you do with it?

For the last two months, we’ve been covering how to cope with files from the Internet. In our first column we discussed how to work with files prepared for storage and transmittal over the Net. Last time, we discussed giving ...

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The Loop

Exhibitors looked tired Thursday afternoon at the International Trade Expo, after a day of glad-handing and passing out trinkets. The hottest freebie amongst the pens and pins: a stress ball masquerading as a globe, gratis the Chubb Group. Squeezing their ...

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Non-Profit Report: East House Corp.

A WEEKLY PROFILE OF A LOCAL NON-PROFIT ORGANIZATION The mission of East House encompasses improving the quality of life of those it serves who are recovering from mental illness, alcoholism and substance abuse by providing residential, rehabilitation and support services ...

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“Bad” rates can be good for real estate investing

Real estate represents approximately 17 percent of the U.S. economy and most experts in asset allocation think investors should have some participation in this industry. Fortune magazine’s list of the nation’s wealthiest people traditionally has included many people who have ...

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The Loop

New York Senator Alfonse D’Amato, R-Long Island, in town last Friday to throw Senate support behind Kodak’s efforts to break through Japanese trade barriers, unwittingly showed why the Republicans could have trouble sloughing a party-of-the-rich image. Railing that Japanese protectionism ...

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Non-Profit Report:
19th Ward Community Association of Rochester N.Y. Inc.

A WEEKLY PROFILE OF A LOCAL NON-PROFIT ORGANIZATION 19th Ward Community Association of Rochester, N.Y. Inc., incorporated in 1965, is one of the city’s oldest neighborhood associations. It serves the approximately 8,000 households in the 19th Ward, which the association ...

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Flat tax promises to aid businesses, people alike

A flat income tax for individuals will be simpler and more fair, will provide a significant tax cut and will prevent future tax increases. That may be wonderful for individuals, but what impact will all this have on business? The ...

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The Loop

Lost in space, but caught in Dayton: Ken (with that R in a circle) and Barbie (with that R in a circle) were caught cybersporting in a sexually explicit manner, much to the embarrassment of trademark owner Mattel. “And Paramount ...

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Non-Profit Report:
Greater Rochester Amateur Athletic Federation

A WEEKLY PROFILE OF A LOCAL NON-PROFIT ORGANIZATION The Greater Rochester Amateur Athletic Federation was started in 1984 to help two local Olympic hopefuls, Terry Kent and Phil Lanzatella, afford the costs of training for and competing in the Olympic ...

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Non-Profit Report:
Genesee Region Home Care

A WEEKLY PROFILE OF A LOCAL NON-PROFIT ORGANIZATION Genesee Region Home Care provides comprehensive home health services and products to patients at all stages of life and levels of wellness in Monroe, Wayne, Seneca and Livingston counties. GRHC was the ...

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The Loop

In the public battle for consumer hearts, it’s hard to say whether Rochester Tel or its CWA union workers are gaining ground–certainly neither are taking the high road. The union blitzed radio and TV with ads featuring a bumbling contract ...

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Non-profits represent an industry in themselves

This week marks the debut of a monthly column exploring the business of non-profits, their roles in the community, and the issues and challenges they face. Charitable work requires as expert handling as any business that I know of.” So ...

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Finessing Internet files just a click or two away

Bookstore, software bazaar, government forms-and-information center: The Internet is a valuable resource for business and home, a virtual library. You can find classic literature, software programs that soon will hit the market, and promotional film clips for next week’s “Star ...

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The Loop

Can’t we all just get along? In today’s telecom market, apparently not. After months of bickering, Rochester Tel and AT&T seemed ready to kiss and make up. Last month, the local phone company went as far as alerting media about ...

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