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Federal funding bolsters PathStone, NeighborWorks programs (access required)

PathStone Corp. and NeighborWorks Community Partners will share $732,000 in funding from the Consolidated Appropriations Act to strengthen affordable housing initiatives in the Rochester area. PathStone has been awarded $477,000 and NeighborWorks will receive $255,000. The government funding is earmarked ...

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More than 11,000 Rochester employees benefit from minimum wage boost

As Monroe County sought ways to curtail ongoing staffing issues at Monroe Community Hospital last year, County Executive Adam Bello wanted to hear directly from employees. The input from one woman hit home. “She said, ‘I can work across the ...

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Clubhouse Fun Center owner named state SBA Small Business Person of the Year (access required)

Steven Olschewski, owner of the Clubhouse Fun Center in Henrietta and Greece, was named U.S. Small Business Administration New York State Small Business Person of the Year. The SBA’s signature award recognizes individuals that demonstrate success in business while also ...

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Definitely Downtown Events hope to invigorate city streets (access required)

A series of new special events in the heart of downtown — from music and movies to art and food — has been launched to lure people to the streets of Rochester and reconnect them with what the city has ...

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