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Rochester women featured in new RMSC exhibition (access required)

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Rochester Museum & Science Center will feature more than 200 diverse Rochester and Haudenosaunee women in a new exhibition set to open on Nov. 20. “The Changemakers: Rochester Women Who Changed the World” is a community-curated exhibition that aims to ...

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Vaccinex reports clinical trials, financials (access required)

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Rochester biotech company Vaccinex Inc. on Friday reported third-quarter financials and said it has entered into several new biotech and major pharma collaborations. The clinical-stage company develops therapies for the treatment of neurodegenerative diseases and cancer and supports multiple collaborations ...

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Commercial property experts say future of office space remains unclear (access required)

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Those in the commercial property management sector say there is a likelihood that tenants will not renew leases, either because businesses are closing, or they have decided they do not need as much office space due to remote work. On ...

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Wealth management and business banking help drive modern day ESL (access required)

Marcelina Nobrega Courtney, ESL's senior vice president of retail banking. (Matt Wittmeyer)

For over 75 years, ESL Federal Credit Union stuck to a traditional consumer banking formula that worked well for the bank, for Eastman Kodak employees and, ultimately, the entire Rochester community. The expansion of services offered into wealth management in ...

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ESL strives to cultivate strong workplace culture

Shevonne Wroten, a financial consultant in ESL Investment Services LLC’s Batavia office. (Matt Wittmeyer)

In the nine years Shevonne Wroten has worked for ESL Federal Credit Union, everyone has always been extremely friendly and she has seen an emphasis on caring about people and doing the right thing. “When I first started, I thought ...

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Local, statewide groups call on governors to adopt transportation climate initiative (access required)

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Dozens of New York groups, including one local nonprofit, are part of a 200-organization push to urge Northeast and Mid-Atlantic governors to move on an “ambitious and equitable” transportation and climate initiative. The largest and most diverse collection of health, ...

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GLOW With Your Hands goes virtual (access required)

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The Genesee, Livingston, Orleans and Wyoming counties’ successful GLOW With Your Hands career exploration project has launched a new virtual platform to benefit students in the four-county region. GLOW With Your Hands Virtual expands the hands-on career exploration experience with innovative, ...

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Community impact a century-old priority for ESL

Maureen Wolfe, ESL senior vice president and director, human resources and community impact. (Matt Wittmeyer)

ESL Federal Credit Union’s impact on the region extends beyond its traditional role as a lender. The credit union counts among its priorities helping the area through its community impact efforts. The community impact team — a staff of five ...

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Amazon ‘Final Mile’ distribution center coming to Greece (access required)

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A portion of a 73-acre parcel of undeveloped land along Lexington Avenue in the town of Greece will become home to an Amazon “Final Mile” distribution center next summer, bringing an infusion of jobs to Monroe County. Acquest Development, based ...

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Transcat selects financial management veteran as CFO (access required)

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Transcat Inc. has tapped a financial management veteran as its next CFO. Mark Doheny succeeds Michael Tschiderer, who will provide support as needed until his retirement from Transcat at the end of 2020. Doheny brings more than two decades of ...

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Women’s Hall of Fame to induct six women posthumously (access required)

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The National Women’s Hall of Fame in December will host a new program to showcase new inductees virtually. Beginning Dec. 10, NWHF will present the “Virtual Induction Series,” honoring women posthumously who were deceased prior to the establishment of the Hall ...

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Transcat posts Q3 record sales (access required)

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Rochester’s Vuzix Corp. this week reported record sales in the third quarter but a weak bottom line. For the quarter ended Sept. 30, the supplier of smart glasses and augmented reality technologies and products posted revenues of $2.69 million, up ...

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