Tag Archives: covid

New York AG report details patient neglect, other conduct during pandemic (access required)


A new report from New York Attorney General Letitia James on COVID-19 deaths in nursing homes has community members and organizations statewide calling for answers and looking for solutions. Thursday’s report — a sprawling, in-depth 76-page document — details an ...

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Unshackle Upstate releases 2021 advocacy agenda (access required)


Unshackle Upstate, a pro-taxpayer education and advocacy organization, has released its 2021 Advocacy Agenda. The group again takes issue with taxes, prevailing wage mandates and the Scaffold Law, but this year also addresses the pandemic. “Given the state of New ...

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Catholic Family Center receives PPE donation from Bank of America (access required)


Catholic Family Center has received a second, significant donation of personal protective equipment from community partner Bank of America. The most recent donation includes 60,000 masks, 50 cases of hand sanitizer and 24,000 pairs of protective gloves. The PPE will ...

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Urban League, ESL offer small business grants (access required)


The Urban League of Rochester has teamed with ESL Federal Credit Union’s Charitable Foundation to provide small businesses in Monroe County $300,000 total in COVID-19 relief funds. The Sustaining Small Businesses and COVID-19 Relief Grant Program will support small business ...

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ESL invested $10 million in community for COVID-19 relief last year (access required)


ESL Federal Credit Union invested more than $10 million last year to help support local organizations with their pandemic efforts, the company said this week. ESL FCU reinvested nearly $20 million in the community overall. “Nonprofits have been experiencing critical ...

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Manufacturing improves in December (access required)


Operating conditions in the manufacturing sector improved significantly in December, a monthly report from IHS Markit shows. The IHS Markit U.S. Manufacturing Purchasing Managers Index recorded the sharpest upturn since September 2014. The seasonally adjusted PMI was 57.1 in December, ...

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