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Jul 10, 2023

Métier Capital’s Habibe Hakiqi created own pathway for growth

Habibe Hakiqi admits that very little rattles her given her background, which includes fleeing war-torn Kosovo as a child.

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Jul 7, 2023

New York eligible for ag grant funding to support resilient food system

The funding comes from the Resilient Food Systems Infrastructure Program (RFSI), a U.S. Department of Agriculture and Markets grant program.

Monroe County wants residents to help determine future use of the concession stand building at Ontario Beach Park by filling out a survey. (Photo provided by Monroe County)
Jul 7, 2023

Survey results will help Monroe County decide use for beach park building

The concession stand building at Ontario Beach Park has been dormant since 2019 and Monroe County now wants public input to determine a future use. The county has launched a survey through its website to gauge interest in possible uses. The building formerly was home to an eat-in coffee shop and later became a walk-up […]

Jul 7, 2023

Rob Sands, former Constellation Brands’ CEO, to retire as chair of the company’s BOD  

Rob Sands will retire from his role as chair of Constellation Brand Inc.’s Board of Directors and will not stand for re-election as board chair following the company’s Annual Meeting of Stockholders on July 18. 

Jul 7, 2023

Geneva-based health system joins URMC

The affiliation will maintain and expand access to high-quality health services in the communities of eastern Ontario, Seneca, Yates and Wayne counties served by Finger Lakes Health.  

Jul 7, 2023

Providing a continuum of care through all stages of aging for Rochester’s seniors

As the population ages at a historic rate, what are local senior living and elder care organizations doing to embrace a continuum of care and preventive care for those living longer?

Jul 6, 2023

Rochester nonprofit launches inaugural pet photo calendar contest

Voting has now begun, and each vote is worth $1. People can still submit photos of their pets up to Sept. 1; the fee to submit is $10.  

Jul 6, 2023

From listing to sale, homes spent just 12 days on market in Rochester

Across the country, the typical home was on the market for 43 days, reported.

Jul 6, 2023

From a tiny seed … Van Putte Gardens celebrates 75 years of growth

“As my grandmother told the story,” Kyle Van Putte said, “one day he came home from work and said, ‘I’m starting my own business.’ ”

Jul 6, 2023

ROC the Block employment fair set for July 12

The city of Rochester is hosting a ROC the Block employment fair from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Wednesday at the Willie W. Lightfoot R-Center for Equity and Justice (271 Flint St.).

Jul 6, 2023

Rochester Business Hall of Fame announces Class of 2023

Junior Achievement, the Rochester Business Journal and the Rochester Museum and Science Center announced that four business leaders will be inducted into the Rochester Business Hall of Fame in 2023, joining 142 others who previously have been honored for their contributions to Rochester.

Jul 6, 2023

Record demand for senior housing in Rochester, Finger Lakes Region

“We’re getting emails and knocks on our door,” said Ryan C. Brandt, vice president of development at Rochester's Cornerstone Group.