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Rochester-based tech firm acquired by Canadian company (access required)

A Canadian technology company has acquired Rochester’s LPA Software Solutions LLC. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. Converge Technology Solutions Corp. is a software-enabled IT and cloud solutions provider. The LPA acquisition is its 24th since October 2017, ...

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Rochester Regional Health opens new medical campus in Geneseo (access required)

A long-awaited Rochester Regional Health medical campus has opened in Geneseo. The new campus is billed as a one-stop facility that offers nearly one dozen new and existing specialty services. “We’re proud to play a larger role in serving Geneseo ...

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Searles to join Trillium Health leadership team (access required)

Joseph Searles has joined Trillium Health as its vice president and chief community engagement officer. He starts his new position on Oct. 25. Searles previously served as corporate diversity relations director for Excellus Blue Cross Blue Shield. He has been ...

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Increase in material costs affecting local construction projects (access required)

An increase in the price of building materials is having an impact on local construction and development projects, but the price hikes are not stopping work from getting done.   Peter Muench, vice president of preconstruction services at LeChase Construction Services LLC, says the situation requires the firm to ...

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RIT, Pure Imagination Studios bring Hollywood to Rochester (access required)

The Rochester region could soon have a leading role in the entertainment industry due to a creative collaboration between Rochester Institute of Technology and Pure Imagination Studios.   The L.A.-based entertainment studio, known for combining proprietary technology with storytelling, is partnering with RIT’s MAGIC Spell Studios to launch a satellite office and spatial ...

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Veterans Outreach Center closing brick and mortar flag store (access required)

The Stars & Stripes Flag Store, an enterprise of Veterans Outreach Center Inc., is permanently closing its doors today. The VOC made the announcement regarding the 455 South Ave. store this afternoon. Flags and merchandise will continue to be sold ...

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Sculpture honors singing great William Warfield at Eastman School of Music (access required)

A sculpture and commemorative plaque honoring famed international African American opera singer William Warfield have been unveiled in the Miller Center Courtyard of the Eastman School of Music. The unveiling fulfills a vision of the William Warfield Scholarship Fund (WWSF) ...

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Nation’s first autism nature trail opens at Letchworth (access required)

The nation’s first nature trail specifically designed to address the sensory needs of those with autism spectrum disorder and other developmental disabilities has opened at Letchworth State Park in Livingston and Wyoming counties. Supported by more than $3.3 million in ...

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Cybersecurity: It’s not just your business you’re protecting (access required)

Protecting against cybercrime for law firms and other legal organizations is particularly acute because it is not just legal professionals’ data and confidential information at stake, says Cheryl Nelan, the owner and president of CMIT Solutions of Monroe. “One of ...

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Batavia christens City View Residences at Elliott Place (access required)

City View Residences at Ellicott Place, a $3.15 million Downtown Revitalization Initiative (DRI) in Batavia, was officially christened on Thursday. The 10 market-rate apartments range in size from 876 square feet to 1,184 square feet. There are seven one-bedroom units ...

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Renovation complete on St. Bernard’s Park senior apartments (access required)

The stately St. Bernard’s Park apartment community has been brought back to life again through the collaborative efforts of Edgemere Development Inc. and CB-Emmanuel Realty LLC. Over the past two years, the 130-year-old structure along Lake Avenue and across from ...

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