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Fast Start: On the trail

The Rochester region’s craft beverage industry has grown explosively in the last couple of years. This month, legislation was introduced in the New York Legislature to fund signs on highways to promote the Rochester Craft Beverage Trail. The signs would ...

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Fast Start: Rochester’s new generation of craft

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In three years Jason Barrett has built a distillery from nothing, earned national accolades for his spirits and added local jobs to Rochester’s economy—all under the age of 30. Last year, Barrett, 28, successfully led his company, Black Button Distilling, ...

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CORRECTIONS AND AMPLIFICATIONS

Due to an editing error, a Feb. 12 article stated the employment status of Borg & Ide Imaging P.C.’s physicians incorrectly. Borg & Ide’s doctors do not work for Rochester Regional Health. 2/19/2016 (c) 2016 Rochester Business Journal. To obtain ...

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Real food Ready to include more fresh fruits and vegetables in your diet? It doesn’t get fresher than produce grown locally. To get you thinking about this year’s harvest, Feb. 26 is National CSA Sign-Up Day. In the buying model ...

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Quote of the week

“I run this as a business, analyzing how we operate it as a stable business. Deficits are not the way to go.” —Ralph Craviso, interim president and CEO of the Rochester Philharmonic  Orchestra, on the RPO’s fourth straight annual deficit ...

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Finger Lakes Advanced Manufacturers’ Enterprise (FAME) Jan. 27: The annual Finger Lakes Advanced Manufacturers’ Enterprise (FAME) event, “Tomorrow’s Jobs: How Recent Developments in Our Region Will Impact Education and Training” was held at Monroe Community College. The goal of FAME ...

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Non-Profit Report: Dimitri House Inc.

Dimitri House Inc. assists people who are homeless or living in poverty. It currently is offering a winter shelter for men, an emergency food cupboard and a drop-in hospitality and service program. The organization is named in memory of Dimitri ...

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Quote of the week

“While I was at art school I was introduced to computer animation and digital tools and fell in love with that and went deep down that rabbit hole.” —Andrew Phelps, founding director of the Media, Arts, Games, nteraction and Creativity ...

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RBJ Daily

Retrotech sold for $40M Retrotech Inc. will be acquired by the German-based KION Group AG in a $40 million deal that is expected to close in the first quarter, officials said Monday. Retrotech will be held by Egemin Group Inc., ...

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Gilda’s Club Rochester Nov. 21:  Gilda’s Club Rochester held its Heroes Ball: Celebrating the Power of Hope, Courage, and Commitment at the RIT Inn & Conference Center. About 300 people attended the event, which raised $125,000 to benefit the men, ...

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Job openings rate on the rise in most regions

Three of four U.S. regions had statistically significant increases in the job openings rate—the number of job openings as a percent of total employment plus job openings, for nonfarm industries—over the 12 months ending in December, according to a report ...

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Non-Profit Report: Bishop Sheen Ecumenical Housing Foundation

Non-Profit Report: Bishop Sheen Ecumenical Housing Foundation Inc. provides safe, decent, sustainable housing for low-income families, seniors, veterans and persons with disabilities to promote their self-worth and dignity. Sheen Housing was established on Dec. 12, 1967, to help low-income families ...

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