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RIT faculty awarded grant to assist victims of gun violence  (access required)

A team of faculty from Rochester Institute of Technology’s Center for Public Safety Initiatives is spearheading a new initiative to address community trauma and health inequity caused by gun violence. Through a $225,000 grant from the Greater Rochester Health Foundation, the team ...

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Tops-anchored plazas in Hamlin, Avon part of $38.5 million deal (access required)

Two local plazas that are home to Tops Friendly Markets stores were part of a $38.5 million real estate sales transaction arranged by Cushman & Wakefield along with Pyramid Brokerage. Sky Capital Group and affiliate Four Points Management bought the ...

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“Handcrafted Hotel” episode featuring local firm airs tonight   (access required)

A local millwork contractor will be featured tonight on an episode of the “Handcrafted Hotel” series airing on Magnolia Network and Discovery+.   Pioneer Millworks’ Farmington campus will be featured on the episode, which will contain interviews with the company’s ...

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Nazareth students team up with area high schoolers for class, share findings   (access required)

A group of area high school students joined Nazareth College education students earlier this week to share their research on community topics that matter to them, from student mental health to promoting anti-violence in schools.   Nazareth School of Education adolescent ...

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After 52 years in Hill family, Twin Hills Golf Course has a new owner (access required)

Twins Hills Golf Course, a staple on Rochester’s public golf scene for 52 years, has been sold to 5719 W Ridge Road, LLC, an enterprise owned by Kristopher Oaks. The sale price was $1.025 million, according to the deed filed ...

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Urban League’s YouthBuild receives $1.1 million in federal funding (access required)

The Urban League of Rochester’s YouthBuild program is receiving $1.1 million in federal Department of Labor funding to continue providing job training and educational opportunities for participants ages 18-24 who dropped out of high school. YouthBuild provides Pre-Apprenticeship Certificate Training ...

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Healing the racial divide is subject of weekend events (access required)

Will Ford III and Matt Lockett will bring their message of how to heal America’s racial divide during a four-stop tour in Monroe and Orleans counties this weekend. Ford and Lockett co-authored “The Dream King, How the Dream of Martin ...

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Ultralife reports first-quarter net loss, double-digit increase in sales   (access required)

Ultralife Corp. reported a first-quarter net loss before markets opened on Thursday due, in part, to rapid input cost inflation and investments in engineering for new product development.   The company reported a net loss of $168 million, or a ...

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Vuzix and partners provide medical support to doctors in Ukraine (access required)

Vuzix Corp. has collaborated with Ohana One, a global surgical training nonprofit organization, and TeleVU, a Canadian technology company, to provide critical support to medical personnel in Ukraine.   Vuzix has donated several M400 smart glasses, which will run TeleVU ...

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Brighton Grassroots, Whole Foods will finally collide in courtroom (access required)

Construction is well underway on the new Whole Foods plaza off Monroe Avenue in Brighton, but now opponents challenging the size and scope of the project will get their day in court — six years after first raising opposition. State ...

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Marl Startup Studio’s next pitch competition is May 19 (access required)

The latest pitch competition by Marl Startup Studio of Rochester will be May 19, and include 10 entrepreneurs who will be able to pitch their projects to the venture capital community. Marl Startup Studio is looking for first-time founders and ...

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