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Essential retailers take on ever-changing rules, role during pandemic

What worked last week doesn’t necessarily work this week.  That’s pretty much what essential retail businesses are dealing with as they carry on in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic. Just a few days ago, many companies were voluntarily providing ...

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Wegmans delays store opening downstate

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Wegmans is delaying the opening of its store in Harrison, Westchester County.  In an announcement made earlier this week, the manager of the store near White Plains mentioned “unprecedented times” as a reason for the delay but didn’t specifically mention ...

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Rochester community bands together during pandemic

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The Rochester community is known for giving back and this week there is more proof of that. As of Tuesday, when the United Way of Greater Rochester Inc. and the Rochester Area Community Foundation began coordinating support for those in ...

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Cuomo orders restaurants, bars, casinos to close

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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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Wegmans is No. 3 on Best Companies to Work For list, once again (access required)

A Wegmans store in sunnier Virginia

For the 23rd year in a row, Wegmans Food Markets has made the Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For list, placing third in 2020. Fortune magazine and the Great Place to Work firm announced the list Tuesday. Wegmans finished ...

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Women as leaders in business featured at conference at RIT (access required)

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Businesswomen in leadership positions will offer their experience and expertise at Rochester Institute of Technology’s annual Power Your Potential Women’s Conference Feb. 28. RIT’s Saunder’s College of Business hosts the conference each year, and Karen Magnuson, the former executive editor ...

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Outbreak of food-borne illness prompts recall of romaine lettuce again (access required)

Romaine lettuce  from Salinas, Calif., has been recalled. Photo supplied by the CDC

Just in time for Thanksgiving meal planning, there’s another E.coli outbreak affecting romaine lettuce. The Centers for Disease Control reported Friday afternoon that 40 people had become sick and 28 hospitalized with a strain of E. coli that appeared to ...

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Young brings rural and legislative know-how to new Center of Excellence (access required)

Catharine Young of Olean is the Executive Diretcor of the New York State Center of Excellence for Food & Agriculture

Catharine Young didn’t change much about her living situation when she became head of the new Center of Excellence in Geneva last March. Young had spent 20 years on the road, commuting between her home in Olean and Albany, where ...

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Soft skills are worth developing for your career

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Soft skills–those traits and techniques that help you build relationships with others–are a key to getting ahead at work. Even in a high-tech, highly electronic world, says Melisza Campos, a Dale Carnegie master, “The people who can get things done ...

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At MAGIC Center, David Long balances student opportunities with professional work (access required)

David Long of Victor is the Director of RIT's MAGIC Spell Studios.

A year ago this month, David L. Long was standing at a podium showing off Rochester Institute of Technology’s newest toy – MAGIC Spell Studios, a state-of-the-art studio for creating video games, movies and all kinds of media. It would ...

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