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Child care centers say funding boost coming none too soon (access required)

When the pandemic hit in March 2020, enrollment vastly declined for child care centers. New York state’s $5 billion investment in child care in the 2022 budget will greatly help both child care providers and working families in need of affordable child care. (Photo provided)

New York state’s enacted 2022 budget includes a historic $5 billion investment in child care through both state and federally funded initiatives designed to help restart the economy, support essential workers and child care providers and improve access to quality, ...

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Small Business Council selects finalists for Business Person of the Year (access required)


The Greater Rochester Chamber of Commerce Inc. and the Small Business Council have chosen the finalists for the 2020 Business Person of the Year Award. In the category of 50 and under employees, the finalists are: • John Allen, president, ...

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The Fischer Group honored on Barron’s list of top consulting teams (access required)


One local wealth management group was recently honored for its achievements with placement on the Barron’s 2021 list of America’s Top 100 Institutional Consulting Teams. The group’s managing director was also recognized individually. The Fischer Group at Graystone Consulting ranked ...

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Regional Economic Development Councils begin next decade of awards (access required)


The state of New York will continue its successful Regional Economic Development Council initiative and a more than $750 million Consolidated Funding Application. The CFA opened on May 10, enabling businesses, municipalities, nonprofits and the public to begin applying for ...

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Larsen Engineers opens downtown office (access required)


Larsen Engineers has opened a downtown office to focus on green energy solutions. The firm, founded in 1955 and headquartered on Metro Park off East Henrietta Road in Brighton, now will also operate out of the Greentopia office in High ...

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Construction on Phase 2 of ‘Main Street Streetscape’ begins (access required)

Construction on the second phase of Main Street Streetscape gets underway today (photo courtesy of the city of Rochester).

Construction on the second phase of Main Street Streetscape begins today in downtown Rochester. Upgrades on the stretch of East Main Street from the corner of South Avenue/St. Paul Street westward to the Four Corners intersection of State Street/Exchange Boulevard ...

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Dells strive for beyond ordinary at market, sweet shop (access required)

Patty, Ryan and Bill Dell outside Dell's Market & Deli. (Provided photo)

Bill Dell spent 30 years working at Wegmans, and in his various roles — as a chef, as a deli merchandise buyer and as head of catering operations — he learned to understand the value of hearing what employees and customers say. “Bob ...

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Report card: Rochester trails state in 5 key areas (access required)


The Rochester Metropolitan Statistical Area trails New York state in five of eight key areas used to assess the nine-county region’s wellbeing, a new report from ACT Rochester shows. The 2021 Nine-County Regional Report Card, presented Tuesday by ACT Rochester, ...

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RHIO to improve demographic data within health system (access required)


Rochester RHIO will use $222,000 in funding from the Greater Rochester Health Foundation over the next two years to improve the quality and completeness of demographic data collected and shared in electronic health record systems across the region. The effort ...

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Greece dental practice providing a day of free care to uninsured (access required)

Dr. Oliver Cabrera and his staff will provide free dentistry to the uninsured on June 5 (photo courtesy Greece Family Dentistry & Implantology).

There may be no such thing as a free lunch, but for one day the uninsured can receive free dental service, thanks to Dr. Oliver Cabrera. Cabrera and his staff at Greece Family Dentistry & Implantology in Greece will host ...

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