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Voters reject new $16.6 million library for Victor/Farmington (access required)

Voters in Victor and Farmington rejected a proposed new library that would have tripled the tax liability for homeowners. The $16.6 million project for the 24,000-square-foot facility was soundly defeated at the polls, with 3,256 no votes compared to 1,415 ...

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PathStone’s Skyview Park Apartments a model for big-box adaptive reuse (access required)

When Amy Casciani looked at the shuttered remnants of retail vitality on the former Irondequoit Mall complex a few years back, she didn’t see urban/suburban blight, she saw a solution to a problem. Monroe County, like just about every other ...

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Passero Associates celebrates 50 years (access required)

It has been exactly 50 years since Gary Passero launched Passero Associates in a one-room office on Lake Avenue. Over the five decades that began on April 15, 1972, the engineering and consulting firm has become a stalwart not just ...

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Officials christen new senior housing, Meadow Reserve at Irondequoit (access required)

Meadow Reserve at Irondquoit, a $20.4 million affordable and supportive housing community for seniors, officially opened on Thursday. Developed by Rochester Management, Inc., Meadow Reserve provides 80 affordable housing units for residents 55 and older. Half of the units are ...

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Clean Energy Webinar: Best time to invest is right now (access required)

Kevin Schulte doesn’t mince words when it comes to whether a business should consider solar energy options. “Right now, in 2022, is the greatest opportunity to invest in clean energy and clean energy technologies than there has been in the ...

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Open office hours for Downtown Revitalization planning team (access required)

With an April 1 deadline for proposals on how to spend $10 million in Downtown Revitalization Initiative funding, officials will hold open office hours from noon to 3 p.m. on Friday at the Mercantile on Main at Sibley Square. The ...

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SWBR promotes two to principal, four to senior associate (access required)

SWBR, a Rochester-based multidisciplinary design from, has added two principals to the firm’s leadership team and also promoted four others to senior associates. Architects Leticia Blaya Fornataro and Robert Fornataro join the leadership core that is responsible for client relationships, ...

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Passero promotes two to senior management, adds shareholders (access required)

Civil engineer David Cox and architect Mira Mejibovsky have been promoted to the senior management team at Passero Associates.   Cox, a senior associate and civil department manager, has 20 years of engineering experience, the past 12 with Passero. Mejibovsky, ...

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DOT honored for Orleans County bridge project (access required)

The  state Route 104 bridge replacement project over Oak Orchard Creek in Orleans County was named Project of the Year by the Genesee Valley Chapter of the American Public Works Association. The project won in the “Structures less than $5 ...

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RDG+Partners relocates to former Hart’s building in the East End (access required)

When RDG+Partners realized they had outgrown their space in Pittsford Village Green, the search began for a new home. You can only add on so many times before you reach a building’s limit. “Our old space was homey and comfortable ...

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LaBella expands Buffalo presence with acquisition of Stieglitz Snyder (access required)

LaBella Associates will soon acquire Stieglitz Snyder Architecture (SSA) of Buffalo, providing further expansion into Western New York for the Rochester-based multidiscipline design firm. Founded in 1970, SSA’s portfolio of projects includes residential, civic, cultural, corporate, educational and commercial. The ...

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