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Planned community
gets go-ahead

The Cornerstone Group Ltd. has received the final go-ahead from the town of Chili to develop a 104-acre planned community. Dubbed Union Square, the development will consist of 51 single-family homes and a 48-unit apartment complex located on a tract ...

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B&L to appeal
French court ruling

Bausch & Lomb Inc. plans to appeal a ruling by a French court that the company and Killer Loop S.p.A. infringed on Oakley Inc.’s “Eye Jacket” sunglass design. The court rejected Oakley’s claims of trademark infringement and unfair competition against ...

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ACC subsidiary
plans aggressive expansion

An ACC Corp. subsidiary will expand its local telephone service throughout most of New York, all of Massachusetts and perhaps into Rochester by early 1997. ACC National Telecom Corp.’s local service launched in December 1994. It currently serves the Syracuse, ...

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Pataki’s new welfare plan: “NY Works Gov. George Pataki today released his “NY Works” plan to reform welfare and replace Aid to Families with Dependent Children (AFDC). The plan allocates more money for child care, employment and related support services ...

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ACC subsidiary
plans aggressive expansion

An ACC Corp. subsidiary will expand its local telephone service throughout most of New York, all of Massachusetts and perhaps into Rochester by early 1997. ACC National Telecom Corp.’s local service launched in December 1994.

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Clark appointed dean of RIT college Robert Clark, a long-time faculty member and administrator of Rochester Institute of Technology, has been appointed dean of the College of Science by Stanley McKenzie, provost and vice president for academic affairs. Clark has ...

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Blue Choice gets accreditation

Blue Choice has received full accreditation from the National Committee for Quality Assurance. The designation is becoming the recognized standard for quality in the managed-care industry. Preferred Care, Blue Choice’s largest competitor, received full accreditation in September. Blue Choice, a ...

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Hutchins renews
Midtown lease

Midtown Holdings Corp. today said it has signed Hutchins/Young & Rubicam Inc. to a long-term lease extension on its Midtown Tower space. The ad agency, a division of Young & Rubicam and a Midtown occupant for 34 years, was one ...

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Firm takes majority
stake in Howe & Rusling

The New York City-based Laidlaw Asset Management Co. has taken a majority stake in Howe & Rusling Inc. Laidlaw principals have held a position in Howe & Rusling since 1992, when they helped finance a buyout of the firm from ...

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Firm takes majority
stake in Howe & Rusling

The New York City-based Laidlaw Asset Management Co. has taken a majority stake in Howe & Rusling Inc. Laidlaw principals have held a position in Howe & Rusling since 1992, when they helped finance a buyout of the firm from ...

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Hutchins renews
Midtown lease

Midtown Holdings Corp. today said it has signed Hutchins/Young & Rubicam Inc. to a long-term lease extension on its Midtown Tower space. The ad agency, a division of Young & Rubicam and a Midtown occupant for 34 years, was one ...

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Blue Choice gets accreditation

Blue Choice has received full accreditation from the National Committee for Quality Assurance. The designation is becoming the recognized standard for quality in the managed-care industry. Preferred Care, Blue Choice’s largest competitor, received full accreditation in September.

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Computerworld honors Fleet For the second straight year, Fleet Services Corp. has been cited by Computerworld magazine as one of the 100 best places for informational systems professionals to work. In its third annual ranking, Computerworld surveyed more than 1,100 ...

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Hudson Hotels
profit, sales jump

Buoyed by a recent five-property acquisition, Hudson Hotels Corp. today posted a triple-digit increase in third-quarter earnings while operating revenues jumped 50 percent. Revenues of $4.2 million for the period ended Sept. 30 rose from $2.8 million for 1995’s third ...

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Votan costs sink
Moscom’s quarter

Increased spending, as part of a plan to spin off a subsidiary, turned Moscom Corp.’s record third-quarter revenues into a $1.56 million loss. Revenues for the quarter ended Sept. 30 continued the growth the Pittsford company saw in the second ...

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