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Mar 10, 2023

City of Rochester hosting jobs fair on Saturday

Young people ages 14-25 can learn about job opportunities and apply for jobs at Saturday's ROC Youth Community Resource and Employment Fair.

Mar 9, 2023

Regal Greece Ridge showing movies for the final time

The company abandoned its Irondequoit location in the Culver Ridge Plaza in 2020, prompting the property owner, Irondequoit TK Owner LLC, to file suit in state Supreme Court in Monroe County.

Shoppers at Tops Friendly Markets can find discounted food items nearing the best-by date through the Flashfood app (photo provided).
Mar 9, 2023

App helps Tops customers save on grocery items nearing best-by date

Flashfood, an app-based digital marketplace, provides a list of items — from meats and produce to dairy and bakery — that are about to reach the best-if-used-by date stamped on the package.

Mar 8, 2023

Court denies latest challenge to Whole Foods plaza

A state Supreme Court Justice has ruled that Brighton and developers of the Whole Foods Market plaza complied with state law regarding easements and parklands.

Mar 8, 2023

GoNetspeed expands into Macedon, Palmyra

GoNetspeed has expanded into the towns of Macedon and Palmyra, with up to 2,700 homes and businesses now with access tot he fiber internet service through a $3.2 million network investment.

Mar 8, 2023

Visit Rochester will promote local attractions within I Love NY Black initiative

"The new I LOVE NY Black travel initiative will be a celebration of New York's unparalleled Black history, culture, food, and arts," Hochul said in a news release.

The Hickey Freeman factory store opens on May 25 in the Union Square building at the corner of Union and East Broad streets in downtown Rochester (photo by Kevin Oklobzija).
Mar 7, 2023

Hickey Freeman brings factory store downtown

The new store, at the corner of Union and East Broad streets in a building owned by Home Leasing, is expected to open later this month.

Mar 7, 2023

New JK Executive Strategies division focuses on nonprofit guidance

JK Executive Strategies has launched a nonprofit consulting division that will provide guidance and help organizations grow a strong board of directors. Along with coaching and training designed to enhance the role that board members play, the division also will ensure nonprofits can create lasting, adaptive change. Jill Knittel, president and CEO of JK Executive […]

Mar 6, 2023

Data will help Red Cross create more energy efficient real estate footprint

Blueprint Power will install its DIGBOX metering hardware at the Greater Rochester Chapter of the American Red Cross building, a 112,000-square-foot facility on John Street. DIGBOX metering will collect detailed, real-time energy usage data.

Mar 6, 2023

InSite Software provides critical jobsite insight for contractors

How efficiently an excavator can move and remove topsoil and other layers at a construction site can mean the difference between making or losing money on a job.

Mar 6, 2023

Hickey Freeman resolves issues with union, NLRB complaint withdrawn

The Rochester Regional Joint Board of Workers United has withdrawn a charge of unfair labor practices after reaching agreement on issues regarding wages and benefits with the company that oversees employee operations at Hickey Freeman. Montreal-based Luxury Men’s Apparel Group, a subsidiary of Grano Retail Holdings and assets owner of Hickey Freeman, has implemented a […]

Mar 3, 2023

Franchise ROC to host informational meeting

Prospective small business owners and franchisees have another opportunity to learn what it takes to start and maintain a business, and if becoming a franchise owner is the right move.