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How to surrender license plates with DMV closed

New York license plate

The four Department of Motor Vehicles locations in Monroe County (Greece, Irondequoit, Henrietta and Rochester) will be closed indefinitely for all in-person transactions. There was an automatic extension of validity on driver’s licenses and non-driver identification cards that expired on ...

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Students get boost in job, internship searches at RIT job fairs (access required)

RIT's Golisano Institute for Sustainability, an SWBR design project, earned a LEED platinum rating in 2014 (provided photo).

If there’s any doubt that Rochester Institute of Technology is still career-oriented, that doubt would evaporate quickly at one of the university’s job fairs. The second of two career fairs for all majors this year was held last week, drawing ...

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New program to address EV charging station costs (access required)

Blink DC fast charger
(photo by ECOtality)

The New York State Department of Public Service is putting its support behind electric vehicles. A new report from the department recommends the establishment of a statewide utility-support “Make-Ready” program that would provide incentives to light-duty electric vehicle supply equipment ...

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Skilled trades, middle skills in schools battle a pro-college bias

(File photo) Classes like this one in auto mechanics at Monroe Community College seek to teach important middle skills jobs that will help graduates find employment.

Students in the optics technology program at Monroe Community College often have job offers before they complete their degree or certificate. Now some of the 120 optics companies in Rochester are also reaching into local high schools. The students either ...

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