Not so many years ago, Amanda Colon was a high school student who was comfortable handling figures and knew her way around a spread sheet. But she hadn’t decided on a path toward a career yet. Colon’s accounting class in ...Read More »
The meal begins with a scoop of sorbet perched on a large-handled tasting spoon. Sorbet has long been used as a palate cleanser between courses, but at the Legacy at Cranberry Landing in Irondequoit, it has a different function: to wake up ...Read More »
Design-build has become the most popular method for the delivery of construction projects in the country, with architectural firms working in collaboration with contractors from start to finish to streamline the process. A Victor firm takes design-build one step further, ...Read More »
Seneca Falls will be the next recipient of the state’s $10 million Downtown Revitalization Initiative grant in the Finger Lakes region, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Wednesday. Now in its fourth year, the DRI awards $10 million to a downtown location in ...Read More »
A college administrator and comparative literature scholar from Pomona College in Claremont, Calif., will become the next provost and dean of faculty at Hobart and William Smith Colleges. The colleges announced the appointment of Mary L. Coffey earlier this week. ...Read More »
Democrat challenger Adam Bello unseated incumbent Republican Monroe County Executive Cheryl Dinolfo in Tuesday’s election. Bello, the current Monroe County Clerk, received 90,035 votes, according to unofficial results from the Monroe County Board of Elections, while Dinolfo got 84,569. Incumbent Republican Monroe County District Attorney Sandra Doorley easily defeated Democrat challenger Shani Curry Mitchell. The unofficial vote count was 95,525 for Doorley and 76,241 for Mitchell. In the city of Rochester, voters passed a referendum to create a police accountability board by a wide margin —with 19,781 in favor and 6,583 opposed.
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Unencrypted devices that were lost are at the center of a $3 million settlement the University of Rochester Medical Center has agreed to pay for violations of the federal Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA). The devices contained protected ...Read More »
The feud between Xerox Holdings Corp. and Fujifilm Holdings Corp. may finally be over. Fuji has agreed to acquire Xerox’s one-quarter stake in Fuji Xerox for $2.3 billion, the two companies said Tuesday. Both companies’ boards agreed to the deal, ...Read More »
Bausch Health Cos. Inc., the Canadian parent company of Bausch & Lomb Inc., on Monday reported a third-quarter loss of $49 million but a bottom-line improvement that beat Street estimates. For the third quarter ended Sept. 30, Bausch Health posted ...Read More »
Goodwill stores in Henrietta and Macedon, Wayne County, stopped using disposable plastic bags for purchases on Monday, and the chain of thrift stores intends to end plastic bag usage at all Rochester and Syracuse-area stores before the statewide ban goes ...Read More »
Kathy Peterson knew it was time to reinstate a nurse practitioner degree program at The College at Brockport upon reviewing local and national trends. “People are aware of the need for nurse practitioners,” says Peterson, who chairs the college’s nursing ...Read More »
Rochester-area healthcare educators are preparing curriculums rich in technology at the same time there is competing pressure to ensure students are well-rounded in human-oriented disciplines. Daniel Ornt, a medical doctor and vice president and dean of Rochester Institute of Technology’s ...Read More »
The Rochester Intellectual Property Law Association will recognize leaders in creativity at the Inventor of the Year awards on Dec. 12 at Casa Larga Vineyards. Since 1976, RIPLA has recognized as Distinguished Inventor of the Year an individual or team ...
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The executive secretary of the Rochester Housing Authority (RHA) has been charged with defrauding, and conspiring to defraud, the Rochester Housing Charities (RHC) as well as with obstructing the government’s investigation. Janis White, 58, of Rochester, faces a maximum penalty ...Read More »