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Fisher on AT&T board Eastman Kodak Co. CEO George Fisher has been named a director-nominee to AT&T Corp.’s board of directors. Fisher will join AT&T’s board after the shareholders’ annual meeting in May. RCSB reports first-quarter boost RCSB Financial Inc. ...

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Frontier Corp. expects
drop in quarterly earnings

Frontier Corp. today forewarned investors that its first-quarter earnings will arrive next month below expectations. Company officials blamed it on slower-than-anticipated revenue growth and higher bad debt in its long-distance operations. Revenue in Frontier’s core long-distance business is expected to ...

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GeVa spearheads collaboration

Area non-profit organizations for the past few years have been trying to find a way to forge meaningful collaborations. GeVa Theatre is one of the first to formalize the effort with a number of events during its 25th anniversary season ...

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Grape harvest yields
sweet returns

Last year’s grape harvest was a good one for New York, the New York Wine & Grape Foundation says. “In terms of … quality, quantity and demand, 1996 was one of the best years in recent history,” said James Trezise, ...

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Grape harvest yields
sweet returns

Last year’s grape harvest was a good one for New York, the New York Wine & Grape Foundation says. “In terms of … quality, quantity and demand, 1996 was one of the best years in recent history,” said James Trezise, ...

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GeVa spearheads collaboration

Area non-profit organizations for the past few years have been trying to find a way to forge meaningful collaborations. GeVa Theatre is one of the first to formalize the effort with a number of events during its 25th anniversary season ...

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Ikon buys
OA Systems

Ikon Office Solutions Inc. has acquired OA Systems Inc., the parent company of the local New Horizons Computer Learning Centers Inc. In June, the technical-learning centers in Rochester, Buffalo, Syracuse and Albany will become part of Ikon Office Solutions’ Technical ...

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KeyBank moving
to B&L

Key Bank of New York will locate its Rochester district headquarters in the Bausch & Lomb Inc. world headquarters building downtown, the company announced today. The bank announced it has taken 20,000 square feet at One Bausch & Lomb Place, ...

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United Way sets ’97 goal United Way/Red Cross campaign volunteers today announced that their goal for this year’s campaign is $38 million. The 1997 goal is $1 million more than last year’s effort. Officials also announced that the 5th annual ...

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KeyBank moving
to B&L

Key Bank of New York will locate its Rochester district headquarters in the Bausch & Lomb Inc. world headquarters building downtown, the company announced today. The bank announced it has taken 20,000 square feet at One Bausch & Lomb Place, ...

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Ikon buys
OA Systems

Ikon Office Solutions Inc. has acquired OA Systems Inc., the parent company of the local New Horizons Computer Learning Centers Inc. In June, the technical-learning centers in Rochester, Buffalo, Syracuse and Albany will become part of Ikon Office Solutions’ Technical ...

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Eastman Dental to
merge with URMC

The University of Rochester announced today that Eastman Dental Center will merge with its medical center. The Eastman Dental Center-UR merger has been in the works for several months. However, the close affiliation of the two institutions dates back decades ...

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Fleet to sell upstate branches Fleet Financial Group Inc. has made definitive agreements for the sale of 18 bank branches in Upstate New York. The sale consists of two separate transactions. Twelve branches, representing $183 million in deposits and $70 ...

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Investors launch
hit on B&L

The Investors Rights Association of America has started its attack against Bausch & Lomb Inc. The shareholders’ group placed the Rochester-based company at the top of its hit list for 1997, and members have made several shareholder proposals to be ...

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Rochester General
president named

Richard Constantino M.D. was named president of Rochester General Hospital. Constantino has been acting president–as well as retaining his duties as head of ambulatory-care services–since Steven Goldstein left to become president and chief operating officer of Strong Memorial Hospital in ...

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