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Second Donuts Delite opening draws near after supply-chain, labor delays (access required)

It’s perhaps one of the longest lasting Coming Soon billboards ever erected. Donuts Delite bought advertising space at the corner of West Ridge Road and Dewey Avenue in June to trumpet the impending arrival of a second location. Founder Sam ...

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RIT’s CIMS awarded $1.1 million from CARES Act (access required)

Rochester Institute of Technology’s Center for Integrated Manufacturing Studies (CIMS) has been awarded $1.1 million in federal funding as part of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act). The funds specifically are designed to support industries that ...

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Nearly 40 organizations answer RMAPI’s call (access required)

Since the Rochester-Monroe Anti-Poverty Initiative in February quietly put out a call for area businesses and organizations to help lift 10,000 community members out of poverty, nearly 40 establishments have answered that call.  More than 6,500 Rochester area residents already ...

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Is COVID-19 surcharge for unvaccinated workers looming? (access required)

As the Delta variant of COVID-19 continues to spread, some employers are growing frustrated over vaccination rates, labor employment lawyers say. Companies fear employees that are still hesitant or opposed to vaccination not only create workplace safety concerns, but also ...

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Rental assistance still available for city, Monroe County residents (access required)

With the state’s eviction moratorium expiring at midnight, rental assistance for tenants and landlords is still available through the Emergency Rental Assistance Program (EPPI 2.0). The EPPI 2.0, a joint initiative of the city of Rochester and Monroe County, provides ...

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State expands eligibility for pandemic recovery grants (access required)

The state of New York has expanded eligibility for the $800 million COVID-19 Pandemic Small Business Recovery Grant Program in order to help more small businesses apply for funding. Beginning this week, businesses with revenues up to $2.5 million can ...

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Rite Aid offers free COVID-19 testing to public school students (access required)

Rite Aid will partner with BioReference Laboratories, Inc., to provide free COVID-19 testing for New York public school students. The RT-PCR laboratory-based tests will be conducted at the drive-thru. To participate in New York’s back to school testing program, students ...

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Revamped BayTowne Wine & Spirits offers customer-focused experience (access required)

BayTowne Wine & Spirits unveiled a new, larger store last weekend that is focused on customer experiences and education. The 10,000-square-foot wine and spirits’ superstore is still in BayTowne Plaza, which is owned by the DiMarco Group, but is in ...

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Is the end in sight? Preparing colleges for another pandemic semester (access required)

While the COVID-19 pandemic is far from over, for the first time since the spring of 2020, students are making their way back into the classroom at full capacity. To date, many colleges and universities have faced significant economic challenges and have relied heavily on governmental pandemic relief funding to keep them afloat. The regulations surrounding the usage of those relief dollars are ...

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How education will thrive and survive after COVID-19 (access required)

This past year presented some of the greatest educational challenges endured by students, teachers, and parents across the globe. Many families struggled to navigate remote learning technology. Then there were the psychological, emotional, and physical challenges associated with schooling from home.   However, ...

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Looking into the crystal ball: Estate planning during uncertain times (access required)

As we enter the dog days of summer, while estate planning may be last on your list of considerations, there are good reasons to do some planning before the end of the year. President Joe Biden’s administration (the “Administration”) has made several proposals that ...

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