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Check Out Hunger time is here (access required)

The Check Out Hunger campaign, in which grocery shoppers add two or more dollars to their grocery bills to donate to Foodlink, starts on Sunday at Wegmans Food Markets in the Rochester area. Wegmans shoppers raised more than $3.3 million ...

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Small business finalists named in Greece (access required)

Six businesses have been named finalists for the 2019 Greece Small Business of the Year awards.  The Greece Regional Chamber of Commerce and Genesee Regional Bank, which sponsors the awards, announced the finalists this week. The 2019 winners will be ...

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Saturday marks 40 years for Bristol’s Wizard of Clay (access required)

The Wizard of Clay is holding a celebration Saturday to celebrate its 40th year in business in Bristol, Ontario County, and thank its fans. The family owned business, which makes wheel-thrown pottery, was founded by the first wizard, artist Jim ...

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Wegmans opens 100th store (access required)

Wegmans opened its 100th store on Sunday, ushering thousands of North Carolinians into the “Wegmans way.” The store in Raleigh is the first of six the Rochester-based grocery store chain has planned for North Carolina, including one in West Cary ...

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Retail is key to downtown development, but it’s changing

In the 1970s and early 1980s, New York City’s Bryant Park was a dangerous place to be. Whether people were walking through the park next to the New York Public Library, or along the streets nearby, they risked becoming victim ...

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Inner Loop projects beginning to take shape

For decades, it was perhaps the most underutilized thoroughfare in Rochester, an urban-renewal-era roadway meant to move drivers into and out of downtown in rapid fashion. In reality, the Inner Loop was very much a moat, sans water. The sunken, ...

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Designers to pay tribute to Louise Slaughter, Rochester architecture during Fashion Week

Because it’s the 10th anniversary, the flashy Fashion Week Rochester (Oct. 14-19) had to shake things up a bit. The five-day extravaganza, which raises hundreds of thousands of dollars each year for the Center for Youth, became a six-day event, ...

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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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