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Benefit Resource (BRI)
Jul 14, 2023

Illinois firm acquires Henrietta-based Benefit Resource

Henrietta-based Benefit Resource, LLC, a provider of health spending accounts and COBRA administrative services, has been acquired by Millennium Trust Co., LLC.

Jul 13, 2023

CooperVision’s Henrietta building achieves LEED Silver certification

The 235,000-square-foot facility scored highly in the LEED evaluation categories of materials and resources, indoor environmental quality and water efficiency.

U.S. Senate Majority Leader Charles Schumer helped negotiate a deal to bring Tom James Co. into the Hickey Freeman factory on North Clinton Avenue. (Photo by Kevin Oklobzija)
Jul 13, 2023

Tom James Co. lured to Hickey Freeman by dedicated workforce

The presence of that skilled workforce was essentially the driving force for Tom James to consider acquiring the operations of what had been Hickey Freeman Tailored Clothing — but only after a plea from U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.).

Jul 13, 2023

Monroe County invites residents to attend Climate Action Plan workshops

Monroe County will conduct two public workshops on July 26 as part of Phase II of its Climate Action Plan.

A Boston real estate investment firm bought Greece Willow Ridge Senior Living along with Penfield Willow Ridge Senior Living for a combined $5.03 million. (Photo by Kevin Oklobzija)
Jul 12, 2023

2 Rochester area senior living facilities sold to Boston investment firm

A real estate investor from Boston has purchased two senior living facilities in the Greater Rochester area.

Jeffrey Halik is the new president of Rochester Rotary. (Photo provided)
Jul 12, 2023

Halik assumes role as Rochester Rotary president

Jeffrey Halik, a communications consultant, has started his one-year term as president of Rochester Rotary.

Jul 12, 2023

The Grove: Bringing downtown Rochester together for wining, dining and more

Formation of what Buckingham CEO Ken Glazer is calling The Grove is well underway in the courtyard space between Tower280 and the Butler/Till Building at 260 East Broad St.

Jul 11, 2023

Wegmans announces closing date for Massachusetts mall store

The Rochester-based grocery giant said on Tuesday that the two-level Natick Mall store in Natick, Mass., will close at 3 p.m. on July 22. Wegmans had announced in early June that it would cease operations at the Natick location sometime this summer.

The rendering provided to the city of Rochester of a proposed Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen for East Main and Alexander streets.
Jul 11, 2023

Developer abandons plans for Popeyes at East Main/Alexander

Liberty Restaurants Holdings, headquartered in Bellerose, had planned to build a Popeyes restaurant with a drive-thru at 770 East Main St.

Jul 10, 2023

Owners of excavating firm, pawn shop among 7 indicted on gambling charges

The owner of a Rochester excavating business and owner of a Greece pawn shop were among seven men indicted by a federal grand jury for their roles in an illegal gambling enterprise that produced more than $10 million in winnings for the operators, prospectors allege.

Jul 10, 2023

Hyzon moves closer to production of innovative fuel cell system

Hyzon Motors Inc. announced today the successful completion of factory acceptance testing of its first nine single-stack 200kW fuel cell system (FCS) B-samples.

(Photo by Nicolas Veithen/Pexels)
Jul 7, 2023

New York eligible for ag grant funding to support resilient food system

The funding comes from the Resilient Food Systems Infrastructure Program (RFSI), a U.S. Department of Agriculture and Markets grant program.