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The benefits of music just get better with age

When Roy Stein was a teen in the 1970s, he spent weekends sneaking into the Penny Arcade on Lake Avenue to see rocker Lou Gramm sing lead vocals for Black Sheep. Two years later, the East Irondequoit native was on ...

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Want to feel great? Keep moving, eat right

A healthy diet, regular exercise and a positive attitude can help you stay active well into retirement.   "Given modern medical science, there’s no reason that people shouldn’t live much longer," says William Hall M.D., a geriatric specialist who directs ...

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Partnership helps older adults deal with depression

Some cultures believe it takes a village to raise a child. Many in Rochester’s research, medical and social work community have found it takes just about the same to help elders survive, especially if they want to remain in their ...

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More about Best Lawyers(r) and Woodward/White Inc.

     These lists are excerpted from The Best Lawyers in America(c) 2014, which includes listings for more than 50,000 lawyers in 134 specialties, in all 50 states and the District of Columbia. The Best Lawyers in America(c) is published by ...

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Methodology for Best Lawyers(r)

This list is excerpted from the 2014 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America, the pre-eminent referral guide to the legal profession in the United States. Published since 1983, Best Lawyers lists attorneys in 134 specialties, representing all 50 states, ...

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Best Lawyers(r) in Rochester – 2014 Edition

Appellate Practice PITTSFORD A. Vincent Buzard Harris Beach PLLC ROCHESTER David M. Lascell Harter Secrest & Emery LLP Thomas G. Smith Harter Secrest & Emery LLP David H. Tennant Nixon Peabody LLP  Arbitration ROCHESTER Richard D. Rosenbloom Boylan Code LLP ...

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His company has attained true international reach

Since founding Sutherland Global Services Inc. in 1986, Dilip Vellodi has grown his company to employ more than 35,000 people in 14 countries. Some 3,000 work in the Rochester area.   Sutherland, an outsourcing company for many Fortune 1000 firms, ...

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Rare staying power in a high-turnover business

Before they married each other, Lauren Dixon and Michael Schwabl combined their skills to advance the company they own together.   Dixon and Schwabl are CEO and president of Dixon Schwabl Inc., an advertising, public relations and digital media agency ...

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Innovators gave region’s economy its own flavor

2001 John Jacob Bausch and Henry Lomb, who co-founded global eye-care leader Bausch & Lomb Inc.; Chester Carlson, whose revolutionary invention launched Xerox Corp.; George Eastman, who built Eastman Kodak Co., one of the most recognizable brands in the world; ...

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Ready to innovate? JA students prep for future

When Junior Achievement of Rochester, New York Area Inc. began operations here in 1968, students learned what goes into starting, operating and sustaining a business. Fast forward to 2013, and JA students are learning broader skills, becoming financially literate critical ...

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With vision and focus, he built a thriving firm

After recovering from a shooting that nearly killed him, Robert Morgan made a business decision that changed his life.   Morgan, president and CEO of Morgan Management LLC, grew up working in the family’s seafood business on Plymouth Avenue. Today ...

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Joseph Harris, descendants nurtured seed firm

Sharing flowers and vegetables with neighbors gave Joseph Harris the push he needed to start his own company.   In 1863, Harris, an English immigrant, bought a 141-acre farm in Gates, merged with an American agriculturalist and started his seed ...

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The decision to differentiate proved the right one

When Amy Castronova became CEO and owner of Novatek Communications Inc., she was still in college. She proved right away, however, that she had the insight and the guts to make big decisions that would take the company forward successfully. ...

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A business strategy built on never standing still

Tipping Point Media Inc. is an 8-year-old public relations, social media marketing and media-buying firm. Both the business and its CEO are changing every day.   "Our industry is changing so fast and there are so many media opportunities popping ...

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Business Person of the Year Award winners from the past three decades

The Small Business Council of the Rochester Business Alliance Inc. established the Business Person of the Year Award in 1983. In 2011, two categories-small firm and large firm-were created. This is the 31st year when individuals have been recognized by ...

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