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Honorees set for 24th year of Forty Under 40


Recipients of the 24th annual Rochester Business Journal Forty Under 40 awards have been selected. The honorees are professionals younger than 40 who demonstrate leadership in the workplace and in the community. “This year’s Forty Under 40 honorees are building ...

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Neighbors plan slowdown on Parsells Avenue (access required)

Neighbors paint the intersection of Parsells Avenue and Greeley Street. (Velvet Spicer)

Nearly two years after a Beechwood toddler was struck and killed while chasing a ball, residents, neighborhood groups and several organizations teamed up to make Parsells Avenue safer for everyone. Dozens of volunteers came together Saturday for Reconnect Rochester’s Complete ...

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Vuzix nabs aerospace contract (access required)


Rochester’s Vuzix has signed an agreement with an aerospace firm to produce waveguide-based head mounted display systems for aerospace industry. Vuzix is a manufacturer of augmented and virtual reality glasses for consumer and business spaces. The new contract is made ...

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Robert Beck promoted to Danforth CEO (access required)


Robert Beck has been named chief executive officer for John W. Danforth Company, becoming just the seventh CEO in the company’s 134-year history. Beck joined Danforth in 1993 and has been president of Danforth since 2015. He succeeds Kevin “Duke” ...

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