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Sandra Parker, former Rochester Business Alliance leader, dies (access required)

Longtime business and community leader Sandra Parker died over the weekend, following a short battle with cancer. She was 75. During her lengthy career in Rochester, Ms. Parker led the Industrial Management Council, which in 2003 merged with the Rochester ...

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Area chambers advise businesses to take precautions during surge in COVID (access required)

The Advocacy Coalition of Rochester Area Chambers (ACRAC) is encouraging its member businesses and other organizations to take precautions during an upswing in COVID-19 cases in the Finger Lakes Region. “ACRAC is not interested in taking political sides on this ...

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Chambers of commerce seeking additional funding for arts and humanities (access required)

The Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives is seeking additional funding through the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act for nonprofits that serve the arts and humanities. Members of ACCE include the Greater Rochester Chamber of Commerce Inc. ...

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Cuomo orders restaurants, bars, casinos to close

With the state closing of restaurants and bars Monday, as well as casinos, theaters and gyms, COVID-19-related restrictions grew more onerous for New Yorkers.  Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo on Monday announced a pact with adjoining states Connecticut and New Jersey ...

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Conservative’s talk will put free enterprise spin on climate change (access required)

When Republican Congressman Bob Inglis presented legislation in 2009 that would create a tax to battle climate change, South Carolina voters thought he had gone rogue, or at least liberal. And so Inglis lost his re-election bid in the subsequent ...

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Greece Chamber panel discusses regulations, educating young workers (access required)

Human resources regulations can be a pain in the neck and costly, agreed educators, business people and legislators participating in a wide-ranging panel discussion at the Greece Regional Chamber of Commerce Thursday. Even those regulations with the best of intentions ...

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