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Corporate Challenge back on the running calendar (access required)

After cancellation in both 2020 and 2021 due the COVID-19 pandemic, the 30th running of the J.P. Morgan Corporate Challenge in Rochester is once again on the in-person schedule. JPMorgan Chase, owner and operator of the Corporate Challenge, announced the ...

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Canandaigua hosting Fire & Ice Winter Festival this weekend (access required)

The Fire & Ice Winter Festival takes place Saturday and Sunday on Main Street in Canandaigua, with ice sculpting, fire shows, horse-drawn wagon rides and a warm beverage trail. The festival is a celebration of winter, with events such as ...

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Bristol Mountain introduces Gateway Card, offers Corporate Card   (access required)

Bristol Mountain is offering a Gateway Card for the 2021-2022 season, with technology that allows the user to go direct-to-lift and bypass the ticket window.   The Gateway Card contains a radio frequency identification chip that contains information pertaining to the user’s pass. When the person approaches the access ...

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Brave Women FLX virtual 100K challenge returns for a second year (access required)

Registration is underway for the second annual Brave Women FLX Winter 100K virtual challenge, a marketing campaign of the northern counties of the Finger Lakes designed to encourage outdoor activity while celebrating the region’s brave women of the past and ...

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Amid buying spree by entertainment mogul, Silver says Red Wings not for sale (access required)

Endeavor, a private equity-backed sports and entertainment firm, announced it will purchase nine minor league baseball teams, the start of what is expected to be an effort to own a significant percentage of the market, The Athletic reported today. The ...

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Soccer returns as Rochester NY FC joins MLS Next Pro league (access required)

Professional soccer will return to Rochester in March when Rochester NY FC begins play in the inaugural season of MLS Next Pro, a league created to strengthen the player development pathway. Rochester’s previous pro franchise, the Rhinos, had been on ...

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T.Y. Lin work on Niagara Falls park honored for engineering excellence (access required)

Work by T.Y. Lin International on the Niagara Falls State Park Transformative Initiative was honored with the 2021 Outstanding Civil Engineering Achievement (OCEA) Award from the American Society of Civil Engineers. The OCEA Awards recognize exemplary civil engineering projects around ...

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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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Visit Rochester making sure people again do just that (access required)

If you ever want to disappoint the folks at Visit Rochester, just tell them they can’t work. The COVID-19 pandemic created a collective case of cabin fever for the 18 employees at Visit Rochester, the official tourism promotion agency of ...

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Pelican Point Marina has new owner (access required)

Pelican Point Marina along the east side of Canandaigua Lake in Rushville has been sold to Matt Winslow. Pelican Point Marina is a full-service marina offering seasonal wet and dry storage and launch services, on-water fuel and a service center ...

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COVID-19 vaccination now required for all events at Blue Cross Arena (access required)

Proof of COVID-19 vaccination will be required for guests 12 and older attending any event at Blue Cross Arena at the War Memorial. The mandate follows a similar requirement issued earlier this month by Pegula Sports and Entertainment for events ...

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Salvation Army, Red Wings team for Red Kettle kickoff (access required)

The Salvation Army of Greater Rochester has teamed with the Rochester Red Wings on its annual Red Kettle Campaign. With less than 100 days until Christmas, the Salvation Army’s Red Kettle Campaign is set to begin collecting monetary donations and ...

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