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ONBANCorp criticizes
move by activist investor

ONBANCorp Inc. officials say they will oppose a plan by activist shareholder Seymour Holtzman to force the Syracuse-based bank to sell itself or merge with a larger financial institution. A statement issued today by Robert Bennett, ONBANCorp chairman and CEO, ...

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Denniston-Welker merges with Prudential Rochester Realtors

Denniston-Welker Realtors has merged with the Prudential Rochester Realtors. The merger creates a three-office firm with 39 full-time and 40 part-time agents. Denniston-Welker employs 13 full-time and 17 part-time agents at offices in Macedon and Fairport. The newly formed Prudential ...

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Outlying hospitals
get good grades

Patient surveys show overall satisfaction levels for Finger Lakes Area Hospital Corp. members in the first six months of 1996 above the national average. FLAHC has commissioned the Gallup Organization to conduct phone surveys throughout the year.

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Single-number phone service offered

Cellular One yesterday began offering a service in the Rochester area that allows customers to use one number for their cellular and cordless telephones. The FreedomPlus service is designed to operate on both cellular and landline networks delivering calls to ...

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Ex-R.J. Russell
agents appeal rulings

Former Prudential R.J. Russell Realtors agents are fighting recent bankruptcy court rulings limiting what they can collect from the bankrupt residential realty firm. The agents yesterday filed an appeal of two recent rulings by U.S. Bankruptcy Court Judge John Ninfo ...

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Holiday Inn buyer plans
$5 million in renovations

GF Management Inc. today said it will pump $5 million in renovations into the downtown Holiday Inn Genesee Plaza, and plans to hire more than 200 hotel staffers. As reported yesterday in the Rochester Business Journal’s Daily Edition, GF Management ...

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First Empire posts third-quarter gains First Empire State Corp. today reported net income of $35.9 million for the third quarter, compared with $35.6 million in the same period a year ago. Excluding after-tax effects of securities transactions, net income and ...

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Holiday Inn buyer plans
$5 million in renovations

GF Management Inc. today said it will pump $5 million in renovations into the downtown Holiday Inn Genesee Plaza, and plans to hire more than 200 hotel staffers. As reported yesterday in the Rochester Business Journal’s Daily Edition, GF Management ...

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Ex-R.J. Russell
agents appeal rulings

Former Prudential R.J. Russell Realtors agents are fighting recent bankruptcy court rulings limiting what they can collect from the bankrupt residential realty firm. The agents yesterday filed an appeal of two recent rulings by U.S.

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Single-number phone service offered

Cellular One yesterday began offering a service in the Rochester area that allows customers to use one number for their cellular and cordless telephones. The FreedomPlus service is designed to operate on both cellular and landline networks delivering calls to ...

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People’s Pottery makes pitch

People’s Pottery Inc. officials this morning pitched to investors their efforts to become the first national mall-based retailer of handmade pottery, art glass, weaving and related crafts. James and Carla Froehler addressed the Rochester Venture Capital Group. People’s Pottery has ...

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ACC stock continues nosedive

ACC Corp. stock continues to dive this week, unable to recover from a free-fall set off two weeks ago. ACC was trading midday at $42.38, down 16 percent from a Sept. 24 close of $50.50. On Sept. 25, telecom stocks ...

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New Jersey firm buys
Holiday Inn Genesee Plaza

A New Jersey hotel firm has signed a deal to buy the Holiday Inn Genesee Plaza. A final contract scheduling the deal for an early 1997 closing was signed last month, Herbert Mendelson said. Mendelson, a Manhattan attorney, is a ...

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Doyle plan keeps property taxes flat Monroe County Executive Jack Doyle today unveiled a $932.7 billion budget plan for 1997 that keeps property taxes flat and trims spending by more than $20 million from last year’s level. Doyle said the ...

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New Jersey firm buys
Holiday Inn Genesee Plaza

A New Jersey hotel firm has signed a deal to buy the Holiday Inn Genesee Plaza. A final contract scheduling the deal for an early 1997 closing was signed last month, Herbert Mendelson said. Mendelson, a Manhattan attorney, is a ...

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