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A classic American tradition in Seabreeze

More than 100 years of track lie behind the Long and Norris families as Seabreeze Park zooms forward.   The park’s long history has its roots in both families. Seabreeze is the fourth-oldest amusement park in the United States and, ...

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Klein had steely resolve to build business in N.Y.

Three truckloads of steel are all that Klein Steel Service Inc.’s starting inventory consisted of when Arnold Klein and his brother Charles founded the company in 1971.   Today, Klein Steel has four warehouse locations totaling 360,000 square feet in ...

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Junior Achievement is readying future leaders

As the Rochester Business Hall of Fame gets ready to honor another class of inductees, the spotlight turns once again to current and past business leaders who have shaped the region.   The Hall of Fame is a joint initiative ...

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Professor was the ‘Indiana Jones’ of his times

By following an early curiosity about the natural world, Henry Augustus Ward built a successful business and positioned Rochester at the forefront of 19th-century scientific advances.   Ward was born in Rochester in 1834, the year the city was incorporated. ...

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David Reh: The science of staying local while going global

A decision David Reh made in the 1970s has shaped employment in Rochester in the years since.   Reh chose to keep his capital equipment business, Gorbel Inc., in the area. Jobs were on the line.   "First and foremost, ...

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Senior Living Resources

EDUCATION Accessible Home Renovations CP Rochester 3399 S. Winton Road Rochester, N.Y. 14623 Contact: Rick Bready 334-6000, ext. 1225 Email: rbready@cprochester.org Website: www.cprochester.org for a Better Community Inc. 550 E. Main St. Rochester, N.Y. 14604 325-5116 / Fax: 325-9108 Email: ...

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Long-Term Care Resources

ADULT DAY CARE PROVIDERS Adult Day Health Care Services at the Jewish Home of Rochester (An affiliate of Jewish Senior Life) 2021 S. Winton Road Rochester, N.Y. 14618 442-1420, ext. 710 Email: info@jewishhomeroch.org Website: www.jewishhomeroch.org  Brighter Day Medical Adult Day ...

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Had enough of winter’s bite? Try snowbirding

Locals who swore that last winter-with its record low temperatures-was their last in Rochester might want to try snowbirding. But be warned: There are major tax and other considerations, experts say.   Florida, Texas and Nevada boast not only mild ...

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Jumpy market calls for patience, level heads

By SHEILA LIVADAS The turbulent economy has prompted retiree Joseph Pinker to keep a close eye on his investments, but it has not shaken his faith in Wall Street.   Even when the Dow plunged last month after Standard & ...

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With Medicaid payments, big changes loom

For New York’s long-term care facility operators, the coming months are full of uncertainty.   Sweeping changes in how nursing homes and home-based long-term care programs are paid are guaranteed as the state irons out details of an ambitious Medicaid ...

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New care options fill gap, prolong independence

Options that fill the gaps between independent living and nursing home facilities are growing for seniors who want to stay put.   With enriched living programs, for example, independent living residents can receive help with bathing and dressing, along with ...

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Five companies in spotlight for ethical conduct

Since 2003, the Rochester Business Ethics Award program has honored firms in the Rochester region that exemplify high standards of ethical behavior in their daily business practices and in response to challenges or crises.   This year five finalists have ...

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After a few tough years, the picture brightens

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Increases in staff, earnings, sales and return to shareholders are common themes among this year’s RBJ 75. The RBJ 75 Public companies Private companies Non-profit organizations The area’s leading companies and non-profit organizations generally held a steady course through a ...

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Market cap fluctuations reveal changing fortunes

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At the close of the second quarter of 2001, Gannett Co. Inc.’s market capitalization was $15.8 billion, giving it bragging rights among homegrown publicly held companies. Next came Paychex Inc. at $13.8 billion, followed by Eastman Kodak Co. at $11.6 ...

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Top 75: Public companies CEOs

Al Angrisani CEO, Harris Interactive Inc. Angrisani was named CEO on July 13. He also is chairman and CEO of Angrisani Turnarounds LLC, an advisory firm for underperforming companies. Angrisani was president and CEO of Harris Interactive once before, from ...

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