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Diner, ice cream shop have the flavor of Victor

Nicholas and Kathy Cretekos’ days are filled with ice cream and burgers. The Cretekoses own Cretekos Restaurant Inc. in Victor, which does business as Papa Jack’s Grill and Ice Cream. Nicholas and Kathy, both 51, started out by opening Cretekos ...

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Ex-trooper combats violence in the workplace

With 20 years of experience as a state trooper, Sandra King co-founded Practical Consultants LLC to bring her understanding of violence prevention to the workplace. "I worked in a profession where every day I went to work and I changed ...

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Artists and dogs welcome at new gift shop

  On a Thursday evening in North Winton Village, a yellow labrador greets visitors who buzz in and out of Soulstice Creative Themed Events. Friends and family stop to say hello, chat about the week and wave goodnight. "One of ...

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Baker’s recipes are gluten-free, not taste-free

  After a friend was diagnosed with celiac disease, Donna Marie Bruno was inspired to turn her hobby into her career. She opened Donna Marie’s Gluten Free Bakery LLC last June. "When she started telling me all of the things ...

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Cancer centers make comprehensive care top priority

From a focus on patient needs to using new technologies, local cancer centers strive to offer comprehensive care. Rochester’s cancer treatment facilities offer patients many options for doctors, treatments, locations and technology. For some patients, just having a choice is ...

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Child Care Centers

Information was provided by licensed child care centers in Monroe County that are open to the public; ranked by licensed capacity.

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Printing company quickly made an impression

    By melding their Xerox Corp. backgrounds and channeling the work ethic they learned from their father, brothers Ronald and Michael Bittner made a business for themselves. Since 2001, their Henrietta-based printing company, AlphaGraphics Inc., has grown from four ...

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All the firm needed was an in-your-face name

Jeff Heveron has proved that a catchy name can be a shot in the arm for a business. In 2004 Heveron had a computer repair shop in Palmyra and was running a website design company, Pros Plus. On his Internet ...

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Private-Sector Employers, Part 1

Information was provided by individual organizations that responded to an e-mail or telephone survey, in addition to SEC fillings and other sources. The survey area was Monroe, Genesee, Livingston, Ontario, Orleand and Wayne counties. 

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Private-Sector Employers, Part 2

Information was provided by individual organizations that responded to an e-mail or telephone survey, in addition to SEC fillings and other sources. The survey area was Monroe, Genesee, Livingston, Ontario, Orleans and Wayne counties.

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New owner survived by sticking to his vision

Jerry Elman’s idea to start a car-repair business that would cater to women met with some skepticism initially. "My wife and my friends thought I was nuts, but I decided to stick to my vision," says Elman, recalling the early ...

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