Several local and regional colleges have made the Kiplinger’s list of 2018 Best College Values. University of Rochester ranked the highest of local schools, at 30th out of 100 private schools and 94th out of 300 schools overall. Among public ...Read More »
A Rochester construction firm has won a contract to build a 136,000-square-foot exposition center at the New York State Fairgrounds, state officials announced this week. The state awarded the nearly $63 million, design-and-build contract to HBP Joint Venture, a partnership ...Read More »
The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation has given Gateways Music Festival a $300,000 grant that will help the formerly all-volunteer organization forge a more secure future. The biennial festival provides a showcase for the talents of classical musicians of African descent ...Read More »
If you thought implementation of the Affordable Care Act was a colossal nightmare for business owners, guess what? The headaches may return — and they may pack a hefty financial punch. The Internal Revenue Service is just catching up to ...Read More »
It’s a marriage with Rochester roots—Lento restaurant is serving a new cocktail made with Love Beets, the packaged and ready-to-eat beets produced in Rochester. The farm-to-table restaurant in Village Gate created a drink called “Roots and Revel,” featuring Love Beets’ ...Read More »
Imagine Monroe, formerly the County of Monroe Industrial Development Agency, has approved financial assistance for two area projects expected to retain four jobs and create four new jobs. 49 Stone Street LLC, a Schenectady County-based property development company, will purchase ...
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Claiming construction costs on public work projects in the Rochester area increase 14 percent because of prevailing wage statutes, a coalition of state business and industry groups wants the law rewritten to adhere to what it believes would be more ...Read More »
By working cooperatively with landowners and local communities, the Finger Lakes Land Trust Inc. has protected more than 20,000 acres of the region’s undeveloped lakeshore, rugged gorges, rolling forest and scenic farmland since 1989. The Land Trust owns and manages ...Read More »
Rochester-area veterans have a new place to upgrade their skill-sets and earn certification training, as a result of a $25,000 contribution from AT&T Inc. Veterans Outreach Center has used the funds to update its Colonel Robert Abbott Veterans Community Technology Center ...
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Shoppers have a bonus Holidays at the Market event Sunday, Dec. 17, at the City of Rochester Public Market. By popular request a fourth day was added to the original schedule of three Sundays when market patrons can shop for ...Read More »
Batavia’s Hodgins Engraving has acquired Impact Printing and Engraving for an undisclosed sum. Based in northern New Jersey, Impact Printing is a fourth generation company that provides high-quality engraving, letterpress, foil stamping, thermography and offset printed products. The company employed ...Read More »
Solid Surfaces Inc. changed owners in January and is now changing names. A provider of custom countertops from its location at 1 Townline Circle in Brighton, the company as of Thursday will be known as Premier Surfaces. Gregg Sadwick, president ...Read More »
The Finger Lakes Regional Economic Development Council will receive $63.9 million for regional projects next year, part of an $800 million pot available to 10 REDCs statewide. The announcement was made in Albany Wednesday by Empire State Development President and ...Read More »