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West seeks staffers
despite plant closing

West Information Publishing Group has placed help-wanted advertisements to hire permanent, full-time employees locally. However, a spokeswoman for the company–which resulted from the $1.1 billion merger of Thomson Legal Publishing and West Publishing–said the hiring activity does not mean any ...

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Christa wins small-business award

David Christa, president of Christa Construction Inc., has been named 1996 winner of the Small Business Person of the Year award. The award is given by the Greater Rochester Metro Chamber of Commerce Inc.’s Small Business Council. A top Rochester ...

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West seeks staffers
despite plant closing

West Information Publishing Group has placed help-wanted advertisements to hire permanent, full-time employees locally. However, a spokeswoman for the company–which resulted from the $1.1 billion merger of Thomson Legal Publishing and West Publishing–said the hiring activity does not mean any ...

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Vacco urged to sue tobacco firms The American Lung Association of New York State yesterday urged Attorney General Dennis Vacco to file a lawsuit against the tobacco industry, to recover Medicaid expenditures attributable to smoking. According to figures from a ...

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Paychex absorbs
software supplier

Paychex Inc. has completed a merger with one of its suppliers, the company reported today. The supplier, San Francisco-based Olsen Computer Systems Inc., licenses computer software to approximately 100 payroll service centers located throughout the United States.

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Christa wins small-business award

David Christa, president of Christa Construction Inc., has been named 1996 winner of the Small Business Person of the Year award. The award is given by the Greater Rochester Metro Chamber of Commerce Inc.’s Small Business Council. A top Rochester ...

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Exec picked for
leadership program

Bausch & Lomb Inc.’s Film Technology Division president is one of 12 women from the United States chosen to participate in a unique international leadership training program for women. Gayle Johnston will be paired with a mentor for the Fellows ...

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Cellular One unveils
new service

Cellular One has launched a “pay as you go” cellular telephone service aimed at infrequent users and companies looking to rein in employee usage. The firm’s Cellular One-2-3 service does not require credit approval, an annual contract or a security ...

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Tax amnesty revenues pass $6.2 million mark The state tax-amnesty program, which began on Nov. 1 and runs through Jan. 31, 1997, has collected more than $6.2 million. Once the amnesty period is over, penalties will rise 5 percent. The ...

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Cellular One unveils
new service

Cellular One has launched a “pay as you go” cellular telephone service aimed at infrequent users and companies looking to rein in employee usage. The firm’s Cellular One-2-3 service does not require credit approval, an annual contract or a security ...

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Exec picked for
leadership program

Bausch & Lomb Inc.’s Film Technology Division president is one of 12 women from the United States chosen to participate in a unique international leadership training program for women. Gayle Johnston will be paired with a mentor for the Fellows ...

Read More »

Dissident investor retreats;
ONBANCorp to press suit

ONBANCorp officials say they will pursue legal action against dissident shareholder Seymour Holtzman, despite Holtzman’s retreat from a threat to force a proxy fight. Citing two broken ribs and other injuries he suffered in a recent accident, Holtzman yesterday said ...

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MTC rebounding

Magnetic Technologies Corp. today reported its second consecutive profitable quarter, rebounding from big losses in the last fiscal year. The company posted net income of $246,925 for its first quarter, ended Oct. 31. Net income jumped tenfold from $23,335 a ...

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MTC rebounding

Magnetic Technologies Corp. today reported its second consecutive profitable quarter, rebounding from big losses in the last fiscal year. The company posted net income of $246,925 for its first quarter, ended Oct. 31.

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Dissident investor retreats;
ONBANCorp to press suit

ONBANCorp officials say they will pursue legal action against dissident shareholder Seymour Holtzman, despite Holtzman’s retreat from a threat to force a proxy fight. Citing two broken ribs and other injuries he suffered in a recent accident, Holtzman yesterday said ...

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