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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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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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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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Web Sights

The Government Job Source has added New York state and Monroe County positions to its docket. Located at http://www.netcom.com/usajobs, the site also includes information about government jobs in 30 other states. It also includes private-sector jobs in New York, including ...

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Web Sights

The Government Job Source has added New York state and Monroe County positions to its docket. Located at http://www.netcom.com/usajobs, the site also includes information about government jobs in 30 other states. It also includes private-sector jobs in New York, including ...

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Frontier sets dividend Frontier Corp. will distribute a quarterly dividend of $0.2175 per share on its common stock. The dividend will be payable May 1 to shareholders of record on April 15. Speranza joins Business Council’s board The secretary and ...

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DSI enters into
Russian deal

Detection Systems Inc. has signed a deal to sell its security systems throughout Russia. DSI today received a letter of intent signed by officials from OHRANA, the state security ministry for Russia. The pact calls for the initial installation of ...

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CAI aims to offer service
throughout state

CAI Wireless Systems Inc. wants to use its wireless cable network to offer local-telephone service throughout New York state. Company officials applied to the New York State Public Service Commission for the authority to provide telephone–including local and interexchange telecommunications–and ...

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CAI aims to offer service
throughout state

CAI Wireless Systems Inc. wants to use its wireless cable network to offer local-telephone service throughout New York state. Company officials applied to the New York State Public Service Commission for the authority to provide telephone–including local and interexchange telecommunications–and ...

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DSI enters into
Russian deal

Detection Systems Inc. has signed a deal to sell its security systems throughout Russia. DSI today received a letter of intent signed by officials from OHRANA, the state security ministry for Russia. The pact calls for the initial installation of ...

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Saxby goes to United Way WHEC-TV 10 reporter Laura Saxby has been named senior vice president for communications at the United Way of Greater Rochester Inc. Saxby is replacing Neal Haddad, who will be leaving on March 31 to begin ...

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Credit-union
amendment proposed

Members of the U.S. House of Representatives Banking Committee have proposed a law that would amend the Federal Credit Union Act to let credit unions enroll members from unrelated companies and groups. If passed, the measure would probably make a ...

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NASD fines
brokerage firms

The National Association of Securities Dealers has hit brokerage firms Smith Barney Inc. and Lehman Bros. with fines of $250,000 each and ordered the companies to return to clients nearly $3 million each in wrongly collected commissions. The overcharges affected ...

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Thompson, Clifton Springs
approve merger

The boards of F.F. Thompson Health System Inc. and Clifton Springs Hospital & Clinic voted Thursday to form a common parent corporation for the two institutions. The merger is pending regulatory approval–and legislative approval because Clifton Springs was formed through ...

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Thompson, Clifton Springs
approve merger

The boards of F.F. Thompson Health System Inc. and Clifton Springs Hospital & Clinic voted Thursday to form a common parent corporation for the two institutions. The merger is pending regulatory approval–and legislative approval because Clifton Springs was formed through ...

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