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Agency distributing rent-relief funds says DiNapoli report was off base (access required)

Just hours after the state comptroller assailed New York’s handling of rent-relief funding, the agency in charge of overseeing distribution of that money said the process has been moving as smoothly as possible. “The comptroller’s sensationalized report doesn’t take into ...

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DiNapoli critical of state’s inability to process rent relief funding (access required)

New York could be at risk of losing federal rent relief funding if the tardiness within the distribution process is not addressed immediately, according to a report released today by New York State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli. DiNapoli’s findings show ...

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COVID impacts retirement planning strategies (access required)

The COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in a number of personal and professional changes for people; among them is the way they are looking at, and preparing for, their retirements. James Terwilliger, senior vice president and senior planning advisor with Canandaigua ...

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The Ontario County difference (access required)

I am often asked as to why Ontario County continues to grow amid many changes and challenges in regional, state and national circumstances. As I reflect on 36 years of experience as the executive director of economic development in Ontario County, ...

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Many employers caught between the vaccine and a hard place (access required)

Vaccine mandates are becoming more popular among large corporations and small businesses alike. But one in five Americans remain vaccine-resistant. What is an employer to do? Luke Wright, a partner at Harter Secrest & Emery LLP who practices in the area ...

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Irondequoit man with COVID-19 seeks court order for medication (access required)

An Irondequoit man hospitalized with COVID-19 is seeking a court order that would require doctors at Unity Hospital to administer medication outside of normal treatment protocol for the virus. Michael Gangemi, 63, wants to be treated with two prescription medications, Ivermectin ...

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Affiliation/acquisition options for nonprofits post-COVID (access required)

“Coming together is a beginning, staying together is progress, and working together is a success.”   —Henry Ford One thing about the pandemic is now perfectly clear. That is, nonprofit health and human service organizations have, for the most part, been given ...

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New York launches Excelsior Pass Plus to expand travel, commerce industries (access required)

New York state has launched Excelsior Pass Plus to expand travel and commerce opportunities by enabling compatibility between the state’s Excelsior Pass platform, which has generated 3 million passes and provides digital proof of vaccination or negative test result, and ...

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Developing, retaining talent crucial to Rochester economy (access required)

Greater Rochester Chamber of Commerce is a proud founding partner of ROC2025, an initiative that was inspired by a visit to Columbus, Ohio several years ago and is supported both personally and financially by Constellation Brands Chairman and Greater Rochester ...

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Upstate VOA celebrates 125 years of serving children, the impoverished (access required)

In its first 125 years, Volunteers of America Upstate New York has helped more than 1 million people through poverty and homelessness, reentry and children’s services and annually serves 6,000 people in Upstate New York. Founded in New York City ...

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Silverstein simultaneously upholds tradition, leads progress at WXXI (access required)

When he arrived in Rochester in December of 1995, hired by WXXI Public Broadcasting Council to run its radio and television operations, Norm Silverstein assumed there would be a very finite timeline to his stay. A New Jersey native who ...

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