Since Apple offered the first smartphone, the iPhone, in 2007, the devices have revolutionized mobile communications for individuals and businesses. A number of Rochester-area firms are using them to enhance their operations. For those who still flip open their clamshell-style ...Read More »
Ivanka Trump recently wrote a Wall Street Journal op-ed saying “Providing a national guaranteed paid-leave program—with a reasonable time limit and benefit cap—isn’t an entitlement, it’s an investment in America’s working families.” Although there is bipartisan support for a national ...
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While adjunct professors have long been a regular part of campus life, many colleges nationally are now employing more part-time faculty than before, according to a report published in 2013 by the American Association of University Professors. The findings showed ...Read More »
Local colleges are offering a bevy of new courses this fall. Here is a look at some of the new opportunities that await students when they return to campus. The College at Brockport The College at Brockport is offering a ...Read More »
New York State’s Excelsior Scholarship program has already begun to make its mark at some of the Rochester area’s public colleges. “We’ve certainly seen an uptick in general inquiries and interest in the programs in Brockport,” says Robert Wyant, director ...Read More »
Local physicians are reacting with intrigue and caution to a recent study challenging the long-held notion that everyone who suffers a heart attack should receive beta blockers. The observational study from the University of Leeds in England was published this ...Read More »
Projects that range from the ground-up building of college facilities to renovation of retail buildings keep local construction firms busy these days—and could for years to come. LeChase Construction LLC, which has offices all over the East Coast, generally takes ...Read More »
Great designs speak for themselves. Yet certain projects have a much wider and more significant impact, leading to “bigger and better” things. Famous examples from around the country include Camden Yards in Baltimore and the High Line in New York ...Read More »
Amid heightened scrutiny of safety violations and increased penalties, construction safety training has begun to change. Live demonstrations and hands-on exercises are replacing passive learning, and the instruction is not necessarily occurring at training facilities. “Most (clients) want us to ...
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Though senior campuses are not yet hubs of medical innovation, some in the Rochester area have made strides toward becoming more cutting-edge. A willingness to abandon timeworn approaches to care, in particular, has helped the communities move forward. With their ...Read More »
By the time Michael Adamski discovered that his grandfather had been the victim of financial abuse, the culprit had spent more than $250,000 in his name, racking up credit card debt and failing to pay for the elder Adamski’s nursing ...Read More »