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McDonald’s offers larger educational plum to seek new hires (access required)

McDonald’s restaurant owners and Rochester City Mayor Lovely A. Warren announced on Thursday morning two new recruitment tools that may help the restaurants hire about 230 new employees this fall. McDonald’s is expanding its Archways to Opportunities program that supports ...

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Three local or soon-to-be local companies are finalists for Grow-NY competition (access required)

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Eighteen finalists, including three from the Rochester area, have been selected in the first round of the state’s Grow-NY food and agriculture innovation competition. Competitors must present their business plans for consideration in a competition to win a top prize ...

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Local ice cream makers move toward non-dairy products (access required)

Perry's dairy-free ice cream

In April, Perry’s Ice Cream released a line of oat-milk-based frozen desserts that are dairy-free. In June they started sending out frozen yogurt laced with vegetable purees. This week craft ice-cream maker Eat Me Ice Cream was blending locally grown black currants into a ...

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Big interest exhibited in Grow-NY agricultural business competition (access required)

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The inaugural Grow-NY agricultural business competition has attracted nearly 200 applications hoping to win start-up money to launch a venture in the Finger Lakes region. The applicants are competing to be among the 20 finalists who will have a chance ...

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