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Sep 14, 2023

Optics startup Quantune set to revolutionize the monitoring of biometrics | Luminate Spotlight

Berlin-based tech-startup Quantune Technologies is one of 10 companies participating in Luminate NY, a NextCorps accelerator program in downtown Rochester.

Sep 14, 2023

NAMI Rochester names new executive director

The Rochester affiliate of the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) has named its new executive director.

Electronic waste (Photo by John Cameron on Unsplash)
Sep 14, 2023

Rochester e-waste firm, employee plead guilty to environmental law violations

A Rochester company and one of its leaders have pleaded guilty in Wayne County Court for their roles in the illegal disposal of 800 tons of waste.

Sep 14, 2023

A reminder for employers: NY Pay Transparency Law takes effect soon | Viewpoint

New state legislation mandates that all employers, regardless of size, must disclose salary ranges for job openings and provide employees with information about their compensation.

The Strong announced this year’s 12 finalists for induction into the National Toy Hall of Fame. (Submitted picture)
Sep 13, 2023

From BOP IT! to Bingo! – The Strong announces 2023 National Toy Hall of Fame finalists  

The Strong’s National Toy Hall of Fame has announced the 12 finalists for induction. 

Sep 13, 2023

Victor-based Cognivue readies 2024 launch of nex-gen portable medical devices

Cognivue is readying to launch its next generation of devices designed to enhance its work in existing markets and lead to opportunities in new ones.

Following renovation of what was Adams Mobil Services, Quicklee's has reopened the convenience store and gas station at 575 Winton Road N. in Rochester. (Photo provided by Quicklee's)
Sep 13, 2023

Renovation complete at Winton Road Quicklee’s

Quicklee's Convenience Stores has completed renovation of the former gas station and convenience store at Winton Road and Atlantic Avenue.

A celebration was held this week commemorating the completion of the YMCA at Innovation Square. (submitted pic)
Sep 13, 2023

YMCA of Greater Rochester fully opens wellness center at Innovation Square

The YMCA of Greater Rochester has announced the completion of The YMCA at Innovation Square, a wellness center in Center City.

The Capitol building in Albany, New York. (By PeteDz., licensed under CC BY-SA 2.0)
Sep 13, 2023

Small business owners should consult legal experts about coming changes in laws, regulations

A survey of small business owners showed about 10% of respondents identify government regulations as the biggest problem they face today.

Sep 13, 2023

NY board to accept general applications for adult-use cannabis licenses next month

The New York Cannabis Control Board will begin accepting recreational cannabis licensing applications from all businesses on Oct. 4.  

The proposed STAMP site is shown from above, with buildings superimposed. (Photo provided)
Sep 12, 2023

Orleans County lawsuit against Genesee County threatens STAMP development

A lawsuit by Orleans County officials threatens to put the kibosh on a major economic development project in Genesee County.

Fernando Roland, president of ITT Industrial Process, speaks at a celebratory event commemorating the manufacturer’s 175th anniversary (submitted photo).
Sep 12, 2023

Goulds Pumps marks 175th anniversary, donates to area organizations

ITT Inc.’s Goulds Pumps recently commemorated its 175th anniversary with a celebratory event in Seneca Falls, Seneca County.