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Moving Ontario County forward

Ontario County Administrator John Garvey has a list of projects hung up on the back of his office door. The projects remain on the list when they are completed, but with a check mark to indicate their status. He keeps ...

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Teamwork is his road to success


Kevin Bush, third from right, and his team must keep 4,700 miles of roads functioning year-round. (Photo by Kimberly McKinzie) When most people see a major storm coming they cringe or run and hide. But Kevin Bush is not most ...

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All he needed was an opportunity


Michael Young, who launched A.E.Y. Enterprises Inc. at age 21, credits his success to hard work and perseverance

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CEO builds the non-profit’s future


Matthew Flanigan is planning a little detour on the way to visit family in North Carolina. The executive director and CEO of Flower City Habitat for Humanity Inc. is paying a visit to the national organization’s branch in Charlotte, N.C.—one ...

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Agency veteran takes the reins

Like many young adults, in college Carla Palumbo was not exactly sure what she wanted to do. “I’ve always been the kind of person that spoke up for others and could argue my way out of just about anything,” Palumbo ...

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Californian drawn by founder’s legacy

Deana Porterfield believes she owes much of where she is today to B.T. Roberts. Porterfield, president of Roberts Wesleyan College and Northeastern Seminary, says it was the college founder’s promotion of progressive causes such as abolition and women’s suffrage back ...

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Top prosecutor seeks justice for victims


Sandra Doorley, Monroe County’s first female district attorney, leads an office that last year prosecuted nearly 5,000 felony cases and 17,548 misdemeanor cases with a conviction rate of 94 percent. (Photo by Kimberly McKinzie)   Rapists, robbers and murderers—Sandra Doorley ...

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Bold move builds future for leader


(Photo by Kimberly McKinzie)   Kevin Bragg is not someone who wastes time. Just a year after joining Chrisanntha Inc.—and two years out of college—Bragg approached the company’s owner and said he was interested in buying into the business. “I’d ...

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