Rochester Newswire (Page 11)

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  1. Norman Leenhouts, co-founder of Home Properties, diesRead the original story

    Jan 9, 2017 | Rochester Business Journal

    Real estate developer Norman Leenhouts, the co-founder of Home Leasing Corp. and a Rochester Business Hall of Fame inductee, died Saturday at the age of 81. Mr. Leenhouts, and his twin brother, Nelson Leenhouts, co-founded Home Leasing in 1967. The company went public in 1994 and changed its name to Home Properties Inc. The Leenhouts brothers stepped down as chief executives in 2003.

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  2. Empire Precision Plastics makes assets buyRead the original story

    Dec 30, 2016 | Rochester Business Journal

    Empire Precision Plastics will add jobs and services as a result of its assets' purchase of Advanced Mold & Tooling Inc. in Gates. The deal also expands the Rochester-based Empire Precision's tooling and manufacturing capabilities and increases its ability to build tools used in the medical, industrial, firearms and electronics industries, Empire Precision leaders said.

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  3. Two sports events to draw visitors next weekRead the original story

    Jan 6, 2017 | Rochester Business Journal

    Two sports events are set to draw nearly 5,000 athletes and out-of-town visitors to the Rochester area next week. Some 3,400 are expected to attend the Rochester Can-Am Volleyball Tournament, scheduled for Jan. 14 and 15 at multiple venues across the area.

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  4. Maplewood YMCA recognized for childhood obesity preventionRead the original story

    Jan 6, 2017 | Rochester Business Journal

    The Maplewood YMCA Center is being recognized for its work preventing childhood obesity through the Healthy Way to Grow Program. The center is one of 16 early care and education centers to be honored this year, with the Maplewood YMCA receiving the top prize, a "Gold Award."

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  5. Tribute to honor longtime Eastman faculty memberRead the original story

    Jan 5, 2017 | Rochester Business Journal

    Longtime Eastman School of Music faculty member Frederick Sturm is slated to be honored in a tribute concert organized by two local high school band directors. Sturm, an Eastman alumnus who served on the faculty from 1991 to 2002, headed the school's Jazz Studies and Contemporary Media Department, directed the Jazz Ensemble and the Studio Orchestra.

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  6. Ektachrome film to be brought backRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2017 | Rochester Business Journal

    Eastman Kodak Co. and Kodak Alaris Holdings Ltd. are bringing back the iconic Ektachrome film.

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  7. Hart's Local Grocers selected for USDA pilot programRead the original story

    Jan 4, 2017 | Rochester Business Journal

    Hart's Local Grocers in Rochester has been selected to be part of a two-year pilot program with the U.S. Department of Agriculture along with six other retailers across the country, officials announced Thursday. The pilot program is slated to start this summer.

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  8. Rochester ranks among worst cities for jobsRead the original story

    Jan 4, 2017 | Rochester Business Journal

    Rochester ranks among the worst U.S. cities for jobs, though it appears in the top third for industry variety and job opportunities, a new report shows. In 2017's Best & Worst Cities for Jobs , WalletHub analysts compared the 150 largest cities across 23 key metrics ranging from job opportunities to employment growth and monthly median starting salary.

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  9. Joe Louis Walker to perform at the LittleRead the original story

    Jan 4, 2017 | Rochester Business Journal

    Blues legend Joe Louis Walker is set to kick off the 2017 concert series at the Little Theatre on Jan. 15. Walker's "Everybody Wants a Piece" earned a 2017 Grammy nomination for Best Contemporary Blues Album. Advance sale tickets for his 7:30 pm performance are $20 and available at www.thelittle.org and Bop Shop Records.

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  10. Museum lands $487K grant for restorationRead the original story

    Jan 4, 2017 | Rochester Business Journal

    The funding from the New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation and the Finger Lakes Regional Economic Development Council will be used to restore 68 original windows that were installed between 1903 and 1905. The total cost of the window restoration is estimated to be $700,000, with the balance after the newly announced grant covered largely by private donors, museum officials said.

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  11. Pike Co. Inc. names new presidentRead the original story

    Jan 4, 2017 | Rochester Business Journal

    William Tehan has been named president of the Pike Co. Inc., effective immediately, the Rochester company announced Wednesday.

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  12. Bike-share program seeks community supportRead the original story

    Jan 4, 2017 | Rochester Business Journal

    A new mode of public transportation could be available here this spring, as Reconnect Rochester works with the city of Rochester and Zagster Inc. to bring bike-sharing to downtown. The project is contingent on raising money and finding corporate sponsors to fund the venture.

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  13. Dec. bankruptcy filings riseRead the original story

    Jan 4, 2017 | Rochester Business Journal

    The 103 bankruptcy petitions filed in the Western District of New York's Rochester division Bankruptcy Court last month represented a 28.8 percent increase over the 80 cases filed the previous December. At 1,469, the region's filings for all of 2016 stayed in negative territory, showing a 1.9 percent decline from the 1,497 cases filed during the previous year.

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  14. RIT-led consortium wins $70M in funding for clean energy instituteRead the original story

    Jan 3, 2017 | Rochester Business Journal

    A Rochester Institute of Technology-led consortium has won a nationwide competition and secured $70 million in federal funding to bring a public-private clean energy manufacturing institute here, officials announced Tuesday. The competition was held by the U.S. Department of Energy.

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  15. Northwest Bank names Rochester-area managerRead the original story

    Jan 3, 2017 | Rochester Business Journal

    Northwest Bank on Tuesday said it has appointed Todd Schirmer of Hamlin as vice president and Rochester-area manager. He will be responsible for overseeing four offices in the Rochester area, including operations, lending, product sales and customer service, the bank said.

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  16. Gas prices climbed in Rochester over the weekendRead the original story

    Jan 2, 2017 | Rochester Business Journal

    Rochester partygoers paid more at the gas pump last weekend than they did New Year's Eve a year ago. The average price of a gallon of gas in Rochester on Dec. 26 was $2.40; that rose to $2.46 over the weekend, GasBuddy.com reported.

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  17. Federal grant funds job training for city residentsRead the original story

    Dec 30, 2016 | Rochester Business Journal

    The city of Rochester has landed a federal grant that will provide job training in the environmental construction industry for up to 60 unemployed or underemployed city residents in the new year. "Giving our citizens the skills they need to earn a living in a growing industry while also cleaning contaminated properties in our city will greatly enhance our efforts to create more jobs, safer more vibrant neighborhoods and better educational opportunities in our schools," said Mayor Lovely Warren in a statement.

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  18. Arbitrator orders union to drop complaint against Ajay GlassRead the original story

    Dec 22, 2016 | Rochester Business Journal

    An arbitrator has ordered a Syracuse Ironworkers union local to drop a court complaint against Ajay Glass Co. in a hiring beef centering on Wilmorite Management Group LLC's close-to-completion del Lago Casino and Resort project.

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  19. Tech firm D4 expands hereRead the original story

    Dec 22, 2016 | Rochester Business Journal

    One of the area's fastest-growing firms is taking steps that will help grow its operations in Rochester. D4 LLC, a provider of discovery management, computer forensics and litigation support services, plans to occupy space in the Kirstein Building at 234-250 Andrews St. in a move that will give the firm more room.

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  20. City anti-poverty effort to begin with mentoringRead the original story

    Dec 22, 2016 | Rochester Business Journal

    It has been a long process, but the Rochester-Monroe Anti-Poverty Initiative is launching the first of several programs intended to help city residents out of poverty. In early 2017, both peer and professional mentoring programs begin as two-year pilots, and data is to be collected and reviewed to determine what is working and how best to grow or adapt the efforts.

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