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Out of the Darkness suicide prevention walk set for Saturday (access required)

Volunteers from the Greater Rochester area are joining the quarter of a million people who will be walking in towns across the country to raise awareness to the fight for suicide prevention. The annual Rochester Out of the Darkness Community ...

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RochesterWorks initiative aims to reduce gun violence through workforce development (access required)

RochesterWorks! has launched a $2.25 million gun violence prevention initiative that is designed to provide job opportunities for hundreds of Rochester young adults. The region’s largest nonprofit provider of workforce and career services is looking for community organizations to help ...

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Ravindra had structured plan for growth for Ravi Engineering (access required)

When designing a building or a bridge, every detail must be exact, every measurement precise. There can be no surprises, no ad-libbing. Life, however, doesn’t work that way, as Nagappa Ravindra will attest. When he completed his bachelor’s degree in ...

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Tips for evaluating retirement readiness (access required)

A successful retirement is the main financial priority for many people. Because retirement can last upwards of 30 years and coupled with all the variables that go into determining potential success or failure, it is often the most difficult financial ...

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Deep tech startup accelerator coming to Rochester (access required)

A California-based accelerator program focused on startups that create deep tech, will be investing in Rochester startups. MARL 5G, based in San Mateo, will open a center in Rochester and says it will use MARL Fund capital to invest in ...

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Frontier Airlines to add service to Tampa (access required)

Frontier Airlines is slated to add a new destination from the Frederick Douglass Greater Rochester International Airport. Beginning Nov. 30, Frontier will offer nonstop service to Tampa International Airport four times weekly on Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday. Return service ...

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Overbidding slows but home prices have soared since 2017 (access required)

While the frenzy of double-digit offers and overbidding has calmed on the local real estate market, home prices continue to rise to staggering heights compared with four years ago. Since 2017, the median sales price for a house in Monroe ...

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Time a vital factor in retirement planning (access required)

The ideal time to do a formal retirement plan is five to 10 years before your anticipated retirement, says Brennan Redmond, first vice president and financial advisor at Sage Rutty and Co.  “If you don’t have a retirement plan by the time you’re five years out ...

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Financial planning today requires agility, open communication with advisors (access required)

Flexibility is key when it comes to one’s retirement income options, says Maureen Pilato, vice president and senior financial advisor at High Probability Advisors LLC, an affiliate of The Bonadio Group.   “Don’t get too tied to one strategy,” Pilato ...

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GS Plastic Optics to expand, add 15 jobs (access required)

GS Plastic Optics, a Rochester-based manufacturer of precision polymer optics, has been awarded a contract to produce optical components for a COVID-19 antibody testing platform developed by LightDeck Diagnostics, a Boulder, Colo.-based diagnostic-testing company. LightDeck was awarded a $35.1 million ...

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Legal Assistance of WNY receives HUD grants (access required)

Legal Assistance of Western New York, Inc., has been awarded two grants totaling $500,000 from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). The awards are part of a $47.4 million national allotment through the Fair Housing Initiatives Program ...

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Churchville RV dealer expands to Ohio with acquisition (access required)

Meyer’s RV Superstores has expanded its reach with the acquisition of Mentor RV in Madison, Ohio. Financial details of the transaction were not disclosed. Mentor is considered northern Ohio’s top RV dealership and offers recreational vehicles from Coachmen and Forest ...

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Red Argyle is first tenant at Factory 243 in Canandaigua (access required)

Technology company Red Argyle will become the first commercial tenant at Factory 243, a mixed use development at the site of the former Lisk Manufacturing facility in Canandaigua. Factory 243 is an urban-style residential and commercial project of Capstone Real ...

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Volunteering, mentoring are two-way streets (access required)

I knew I would go into a helping profession as early as middle school, having several friends experience serious mental illness and suicidality, and having my own bouts with depression. As a psychology major at Nazareth College, I was fortunate to ...

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Luminate NY brings women, diversity in entrepreneurship to forefront at 2021 finals competition (access required)

Luminate NY, the world’s largest accelerator for startups with optics, photonics and imaging (OPI) enabled applications, will host a “Women and Diversity in Entrepreneurship” panel discussion at next week’s 2021 Luminate Finals, sponsored by Optica, formerly known as OSA, The Optical Society.   The ...

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