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Tydings Automotive: 70 years of keeping cars running (access required)

The Tydings family, husband and wife Kevin and Carla flanked by sons Daniel (left) and Brendan (right).

The year was 1950 and Joseph Tydings had just opened a brand spanking new Sunoco gas station along East Ridge Road in Irondequoit, a little west of Culver Road. With only one station at the corner of Ridge and Culver ...

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Cook Properties bullish on mobile home parks, storage space (access required)

Brian, left, and Jeff Cook on the roof of the Cook Properties office building on Airpark Drive in Chili. (Provided photo)

When Jeff Cook sold his portfolio of rental property a dozen years ago, he turned his investment attention to office space. He used a portion of the money gained from the sale of his apartments to buy a building in Greece. ...

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RDG+Partners adds payroll division (access required)

Lauren Burns heads the new payroll division at RDG+Partners (provided photo).

RDG+Partners of Pittsford has expanded its service menu again with the addition of a payroll division. Lauren Burns has joined the accounting firm to lead the new payroll division. RDGpayroll will offer payroll processing, time and attendance, pay-as-you-go workers’ compensation insurance, ...

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Fraud charges against Robert Morgan dismissed; feds can refile (access required)

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Eight months after Robert Morgan’s defense team said their client’s right to a speedy trial had been violated, U.S. District Judge Elizabeth Wolford agreed and has dismissed federal fraud charges against Rochester’s most prominent real estate developer. Federal prosecutors are, ...

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RASE seeks community input on mental health, substance abuse issues (access required)

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A Zoom Community Voices Session hosted by the Commission on Racial and Structural Equality will help its Mental Health and Addiction Workgroup better understand how structural racism and inequities have prevented individuals and families from receiving the best available care ...

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Bills’ great Jim Kelly keynote speaker at virtual cancer conference (access required)

Former Buffalo Bills quarterback Jim Kelly, a member of the Pro Football Hall of Fame.

The second annual Global Virtual Cancer Conference (GVCC), a creation of GRYT Health, is set for Nov. 13 and 14, with former Buffalo Bills great Jim Kelly as the keynote speaker. GRYT Health is a digital oncology company that empowers ...

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Hyatt Regency Rochester announces pause in operations (access required)

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With its prime avenues for revenue shut down by the coronavirus pandemic, the Hyatt Regency Rochester has announced a four-month pause in operations. The downtown Hyatt relies heavily on business travel, as well as visitor traffic for conventions, conferences and ...

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Real estate takes to the radio airwaves (access required)

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Sharon Quataert Realty has launched a weekly radio program to educate and inform home buyers and sellers. HomeIQ, a one-hour show, airs twice on the weekend at 11 a.m. Saturday and 3 p.m. Sunday on WYSL-AM 1040, 950 FM and ...

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Stephen Barnes was fierce advocate for clients, defender of country (access required)

Stephen E. Barnes (photo provided by The Barnes Firm).

When Stephen E. Barnes completed his degree from the University at Buffalo School of Law in 1984, he didn’t dive head-first into a legal career. He instead joined the U.S. Marine Corps. He was a determined defender of his country, ...

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County, MCC to create free health care training program (access required)

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Monroe County will attempt to address the need for health care workers by helping Monroe Community College develop, implement and manage a workforce development partnership. MPower Healthcare will provide free training to Monroe County residents for work in essential health ...

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VanGorder named winner of Chamber’s IGNITE Award (access required)

Nicole VanGorder, chief operating officer at Upstate Special Needs Planning, was named winner of the IGNITE Award by the Greater Rochester Chamber of Commerce (provided photo).

Nicole VanGorder, chief operating officer at Upstate Special Needs Planning, was named winner of the 2nd annual IGNITE Future Leader’s Award. The IGNITE Award, presented by the Greater Rochester Chamber of Commerce, recognizes top young professionals, age 21 to 40, ...

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Datto’s SEC filing reveals plans to go public (access required)

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Datto is going public, filing its IPO plans with the Securities and Exchange Commission earlier this week. The form S-1 filing for an initial public offering says the maximum aggregate offering price will be $100 million. The filing does not ...

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Upstate Interiors included in Citizens Bank grant initiative (access required)

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Upstate Interiors, LLC, has received a $15,000 grant from Citizens Bank, part of a $1.5 million initiative by the financial institution to provide support to minority owned small businesses in areas it serves. Citizens Bank is awarding the $15,000 grants ...

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How the election may impact your retirement savings (access required)

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Results of the presidential election, as well as key swing seats in the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives, will impact more than just what your friends post and share on Facebook. Your retirement savings could take a hit if ...

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New state job training program addresses green energy initiative (access required)

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New York has created a training program that will prioritize the state’s most underserved populations for HVAC skills training, preparing more than 1,000 residents for job opportunities in the clean energy industry. The Career Pathway Training Partnerships program, with $8.5 ...

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