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Staffing issues affect Graham Corp.’s third quarter results (access required)

Graham Corp. posted a third-quarter net loss of $3.7 million, or 27 cents per diluted share, with the Batavia Genesee County-based manufacturer taking a hit on contract labor costs to keep up with orders.   Sales for the quarter were ...

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Organization seeks new executive director as longtime leader retires (access required)

St. Peter’s Kitchen is looking for a new executive director after Patty Lorenzen announced she is retiring after more than 21 years on the job.   Lorenzen will remain as executive director while the organization searches for a new leader, ...

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Application process underway for city youth employment programs (access required)

Applications are now being accepted for two youth jobs initiatives: the city of Rochester’s Summer of Opportunity Program and RochesterWorks! Summer Youth Employment Program. Youth ages 14-20 are eligible to apply. The programs include six to eight weeks of paid ...

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APC offers sign-on bonuses for new employees (access required)

American Packaging Corp. is offering a $3,000 sign-on bonus for open positions.   The company will pay the bonus in two $1,500 increments. The first will be given at the completion of the first 90 days, and then again at ...

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Commercial real estate lenders optimistic about 2022 (access required)

Despite rising inflation, creeping interest rates and uncertainty around coronavirus variants, Rochester area commercial real estate lenders are primarily optimistic about the year ahead.

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Four local business owners complete Goldman Sachs program (access required)

Four small business owners recently completed the 10,000 Small Businesses Program sponsored by Goldman Sachs. The program, a partnership in Rochester with Assemblywoman Sarah Clark and Goldman Sachs, aims to provide business owners access to critical resources they need to ...

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Longtime Ganondagan manager retires (access required)

Peter Jemison (Seneca, Heron Clan) has retired as site manager of Ganondagan, effective Feb. 1. He was the first site manager for the state historic site, starting in 1985.   “Ganondagan gave me the opportunity to work with creative people ...

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Initiative will provide laptops to neighborhood associations (access required)

The Rochester Area Community Foundation and The Shore Foundation have launched a new initiative to provide increased access to technology for community associations and neighborhood business associations in the city of Rochester. The effort, spearheaded by state Sen. Jeremy Cooney ...

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SUNY Brockport announces Betsy Balzano Scholars fund (access required)

The Betsy Balzano Scholars fund has been established to assist incoming first-year students in SUNY Brockport’s School of Education, Health & Human Services defray expenses after Balzano left an estate gift of $619,000 to the Brockport Foundation.  The Betsy Balzano ...

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RochesterWorks receives grant for enhanced employment services (access required)

RochesterWorks has received a $200,000 grant from the Mother Cabrini Health Foundation that will allow the organization to provide enhanced employment services for adults in recovery for substance use disorders and mental health.   “This is an excellent opportunity for us ...

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Lawsuit alleges real estate investments gone bad with family friend (access required)

Jeff Braverman had known Kevin Burns since elementary school and by the time they graduated from Pittsford Sutherland High School in 1992 they were hanging out often, be it in homeroom or on the golf course. “We became really good ...

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Leadership Rochester Spotlight: Anne Wilder (access required)

Leadership Rochester inspires, connects and educates a vibrant, diverse network of individuals who can help transform and strengthen our Greater Rochester Region. Founded by Rochester’s top leaders, Leadership Rochester’s programs bring together individuals across industries, geographies and backgrounds. Together they ...

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Mutual aid groups collect supplies for the community (access required)

Eight local community groups are joining forces this Saturday to collect emergency supplies for the community.   The event will be from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 490 Farmer’s Community Garden, at the corner of Broadway and Meigs Street ...

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