Home / Columns and Features (page 52) /

Columns and Features

Non-Profit Report: The Realtors Charitable Foundation

The Realtors Charitable Foundation was founded about 12 years ago by a group of Realtors and real estate industry colleagues initially to increase homeownership, but the group now focuses on helping Rochester’s homeless and people in crisis. Over its lifetime, ...

Read More »

Emerging adults value individuality at work

“It’s not who I am underneath, but what I do that defines me.” –Bruce Wayne (a.k.a. Batman) The multigenerational workforce is increasingly the subject of insightful research and lively discussion, as new generations take on leadership roles in the workplace. ...

Read More »

Explore

Auction sneak peek A party at the Little Theatre will kick off WXXI’s annual online auction April 1. The public broadcasting station has procured some interesting auction items to sell online from April 9 to 16, including a six-night stay ...

Read More »

Revised employment data make picture here murkier

Earlier this month, the U.S. Department of Labor released revised employment figures for the Rochester area dating back to April 2014. The annual “benchmark” revision process, based on a review of state unemployment insurance tax records, produces job count tallies ...

Read More »

Gossage’s heated rant had a familiar generational tone

This, folks, was a volcanic eruption—a profanity-laced rant of epic proportions that rapidly went viral and provided sports columnists and talk show hosts nationwide with heaven-sent material. Given the passion and anger of Goose Gossage’s comments, you would have thought ...

Read More »

Coach your employees to help them reach new levels

When a chief financial officer I’ll call Laura meets with her company president, she wants to bring up a worsening tension she’s experiencing with another member of the leadership team. “I want to share with my boss about the growing ...

Read More »

Northeast gasoline prices down 18.3 percent in year

Gasoline prices in the Northeast declined 18.3 percent between February 2015 and February 2016, slightly less than the average decline nationwide, according to the latest Mid-Atlantic Consumer Price Index Data Summary released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics on Wednesday. The ...

Read More »

Non-Profit Report: Benincasa Inc.

Benincasa Inc. is a two-bed home for the terminally ill serving the Greater Rochester area and surrounding counties. Located in Mendon, Benincasa is dedicated to ensuring individuals are treated with dignity and respect at a time when they may feel ...

Read More »

New rules shorten wait for S corporation asset sales

Congress has passed a new rule that shortens the length of time that small business corporations must wait before they can sell certain assets free of corporate tax. The change presents planning opportunities for owners of corporations looking to sell ...

Read More »

Explore

From trees “Into the Woods,” a new exhibit at the Nan Miller Gallery, brings together art media created from trees. Dozens of pieces will be on display, from sculptural tables, lamps and mirrors to paintings and wood-turning vessels. The artists ...

Read More »

Fast Start: What we do

Sean O’Donnell and Alex Freeman, collaborators, Flour City Food Core Flour City Food Core is: a collaboration between Alex Freeman’s videography and Sean O’Donnell’s cooking. Through the video web series and social media hashtag (#flourcityfoodcore), we introduce people to different ...

Read More »

The Loop

Syracuse, the title favorite With spring officially arriving on Sunday, it’s a good time to check in on the Golden Snowball Award tally for the 2015-16 season. The Golden Snowball Award is a contest among five cities in Upstate New ...

Read More »

Much work ahead for us as photonics headquarters

AIM Photonics presents a transformative opportunity for our region’s economy, but we have much work to do to bring it to its full potential. Vice President Biden came to Rochester last year to announce the designation of Rochester by the ...

Read More »

Quote of the week

“It’s a really great opportunity. … I could have never afforded to start my own business in New York City.” —Greece native Danielle Raymo, 30, who moved back to the area three years ago when she started the Rochester Brainery ...

Read More »