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Aug 1, 2023

What should NY employers know about the Supreme Court’s affirmative action ruling?

How does the Supreme Court's move impact affirmative action and DEI initiatives in private employment in New York?

The new UR Medicine Orthopaedics & Physical Performance Center at The Marketplace Mall was a recent major project for LeChase Construction Services, LLC. (Photo file provided)
Jul 31, 2023

LeChase again in top 10 on ENR’s list of NY contractors; Pike is No. 18

LeChase Construction Services, LLC is again ranked among the top 10 New York contractors while Pike Construction Services again landed in the top 20 in the annual list compiled by Engineering-News Record (ENR).

Jul 31, 2023

Alex Wilkes: Living his dream job as president of CooperVision, Americas

In his role, Wilkes, 45, is responsible for the executive leadership and driving the growth of the company’s largest region, determining the strategic direction for the United States, Canada and Latin America. 

Jul 31, 2023

Victor-based Cognivue supporting a new concussion study   

Researchers will assess 90 adults with definite or probable concussion diagnoses over a two-year period. Each person enrolled will be seen and evaluated within 48 hours of the initial impact, then seven days and six months later.

Jul 31, 2023

Barnhart critical of COMIDA funding for downtown ambassador program

In a letter to the County of Monroe Industrial Development Agency (COMIDA), Rachel Barnhart says the program is "a desperate attempt to paper over poverty and make downtown something it isn't," and that money should be spent addressing the city's real problems.

Jul 31, 2023

Foodlink’s Curbside Market celebrates milestone 

The market –which launched in the summer of 2013 – has totaled more than $2.8 million in sales since its inception. It has expanded to a fleet of six vehicles, an annual operating budget of more than $2 million and over 60 weekly stops on its schedule.  

Jul 31, 2023

SandBox Union’s enterprise development software team grows despite pandemic setbacks

Tiffany and Joey Organisciak were in the initial stages of starting their company when the COVID-19 pandemic hit the region in 2020 and they received a call from a client asking for help.

Jul 28, 2023

Kodak suing former executives

Eastman Kodak Co. is suing two former executives — a husband and wife — to force them to repay money they received from the sale of stock options that the company says they erroneously received.

Jul 28, 2023

Castro named Hispanic Businessperson of the Year

Alex Castro, president and CEO of PathStone Corp., has been named 2023 Hispanic Businessperson of the Year by the Rochester Hispanic Business Association (RHBA).

Jul 28, 2023

Geva’s executive director to depart after eight seasons 

Christopher Mannelli, Geva Theatre Center’s executive director, will be leaving his position to become the new executive director of The Huntington, the Tony Award-winning theatre company in Boston, Mass.  

Jul 28, 2023

New report on Latino community exposes health inequities 

Members of the Rochester area’s fast-growing Latino community have been ignored, silenced and marginalized, leading to glaring health inequities, according to a new report.  

Jul 27, 2023

Rochester extends community power program for 27 months

Rochester Community Power is a community choice aggregation (CCA) that leverages the buying power of a group to help lower energy costs through the use of clean energy sources.