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  1. Public charters don't deserve second-class statusRead the original story

    Oct 20, 2016 | Rochester Business Journal

    Once again in 2016, New York's charter school students, most of whom are poor, minority and urban, dramatically outperformed their local district schools on New York's standardized math and English Language Arts exams. But here's the really good news.

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  2. Nonprofit Report: The Rochester Childfirst NetworkRead the original story

    Oct 13, 2016 | Rochester Business Journal

    The Rochester Childfirst Network is a nonprofit agency dedicated to advancing the quality of early education and care in Western New York through leadership, advocacy and innovative direct services to children. The organization began in 1857 when a group of civic-minded women founded the Industrial School of Rochester.

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  3. Rochester praised for LGBT inclusion in public policyRead the original story

    Oct 19, 2016 | Rochester Business Journal

    The city of Rochester scored a perfect 100 in a survey that measured support for LGBT people and workers and their inclusion in public policy. The Human Rights Campaign's 2016 Municipal Equality Index gave Rochester the highest ranking, along with New York City, Albany and Yonkers.

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  4. NTID at RIT plans job fairRead the original story

    Oct 19, 2016 | Rochester Business Journal

    Rochester Institute of Technology's National Technical Institute for the Deaf hosted recruiters from Rochester and across the country Wednesday at its 16th annual job fair. Representatives from more than 40 local and national corporations, federal agencies and nonprofit organizations met with hundreds of deaf and hard-of-hearing students in hopes of finding prospective employees, university officials said.

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  5. The guide to leading attorneys in RochesterRead the original story

    Oct 13, 2016 | Rochester Business Journal

    For important business and personal matters, top-quality legal representation is a must. Best Lawyers in Rochester can help you obtain the legal representation you need.

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  6. Assistive Living CommunitiesRead the original story

    Oct 13, 2016 | Rochester Business Journal

    Information was provided by assistive living communities that responded to an email survey. The survey area included Monroe, Livingston, Genesee, Ontario, Orleans and Wayne counties.

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  7. Skilled Nursing ProvidersRead the original story

    Oct 13, 2016 | Rochester Business Journal

    Information was provided by skilled nursing facilities that responded to an email or fax survey. The survey area included Monroe, Livingston, Genesee, Ontario, Orleans and Wayne counties.

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  8. Impact investing takes root upstateRead the original story

    Oct 13, 2016 | Rochester Business Journal

    Entrepreneurs with a new product or technology that improves human health or the environment have a special appeal when investors want more than just a financial return from their investments. The growing field of impact investing has found fertile soil in Upstate New York, where a growing number of angel investors and venture funds are partnering with startups in clean technologies, renewable energy and health care to do good and earn a return.

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  9. Palmer re-elected as chairman at Roberts WesleyanRead the original story

    Oct 17, 2016 | Rochester Business Journal

    The CEO of Rochester-based Palmer Family of Companies, has been re-elected as chairman of Roberts Wesleyan College and Northeastern Seminary. Dwight Palmer, known as Kip, has served multiple terms on the board of trustees since 1997, college leaders said.

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  10. Bergmann holds opening for new headquartersRead the original story

    Oct 17, 2016 | Rochester Business Journal

    Bergmann Associates on Monday marked the opening of its new headquarters at Tower280 at Midtown. The engineering-architecture firm is occupying 60,000 square feet of space, the entire second floor, at the building and is serving as its anchor commercial tenant.

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  11. Greater Rochester Awards honor achievement in nonprofitsRead the original story

    Oct 14, 2016 | Rochester Business Journal

    The 2016 Greater Rochester Awards honored more than a dozen individuals and six organizations for their contributions to the area's nonprofits. Lifespan of Greater Rochester Inc.'s Health Care Coordination Service won the Bank of America Impact Award, presented to a program that has demonstrated measurable, positive results.

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  12. Contractors fined $825,000 for fraudulent hiring detailsRead the original story

    Oct 14, 2016 | Rochester Business Journal

    Three Rochester contractors along with one from Batavia and one from Niagara Falls have agreed to pay $825,000 in fines after the state attorney general's office accused them of falsifying information indicating they'd hired minority and women owned businesses on the Rochester school construction project. "These contractors engaged in flagrant schemes that flouted the diversity rules they were required to meet, and in the process, denied minority and women owned businesses a fair shot at winning valuable sub-contracts," Attorney General Eric Schneiderman said in a statement Friday.

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  13. City to receive $3 million for teen pregnancy preventionRead the original story

    Oct 14, 2016 | Rochester Business Journal

    Rochester will receive a grant of more than $3 million from the state Department of Health, Mayor Lovely Warren announced Friday. The grant of $3,084,080 from the state's Center for Community Health for the Comprehensive Adolescent Pregnancy Prevention Program will be paid over five years beginning in January "This funding will enable us to grow the services we provide and reach even more city youth," Warren said.

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  14. The Optical Society--marking a century of lightRead the original story

    Oct 13, 2016 | Rochester Business Journal

    Scientific discovery requires the inspiration of individuals, collaboration among potential competitors and the commitment of industry and government to support innovation. As World War I loomed in Europe, the demand for technological innovations grew increasingly urgent.

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  15. 3 area firms make list of top workplacesRead the original story

    Oct 13, 2016 | Rochester Business Journal

    Three Rochester-area companies have made the national Great Places to Work list of best midsize workplaces in the country and are slated to be featured in Fortune magazine next month. First American Equipment Finance in Perinton ranked 14th place.

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  16. Sulkes receives Golisano Health Leadership AwardRead the original story

    Oct 13, 2016 | Rochester Business Journal

    Special Olympics New York on Thursday honored Stephen Sulkes M.D. of Rochester as the 2016-17 Golisano Health Leadership Award honoree. The award was established in 2016 in partnership with Special Olympics International and the Golisano Foundation.

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  17. UR to arm patrols at the medical centerRead the original story

    Oct 13, 2016 | Rochester Business Journal

    The University of Rochester patrols at the medical center soon will be armed, President Joel Seligman announced Thursday. The move follows the recommendation of a security commission studying the issue for several months, Seligman said.

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  18. Industry seeks to end shortage of workers hereRead the original story

    Oct 6, 2016 | Rochester Business Journal

    The Rochester region is estimated to be short hundreds of workers in the field of advanced manufacturing as older workers retire, and officials in the field are taking steps to increase interest in the career path. "In conversations with business leaders we've learned there is a growing skills gap within the manufacturing community for occupations requiring less than a bachelor's degree but more than a high school diploma - the so-called middle-skills gap," said Todd Oldham, vice president of the Economic and Workforce Development Center at Monroe Community College.

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  19. Reddit co-founder sees amazing tech opportunityRead the original story

    Oct 6, 2016 | Rochester Business Journal

    Rochester Institute of Technology is bringing to campus a major tech entrepreneur who started three successful companies, all by the age of 33. Alexis Ohanian is the keynote speaker for RIT's Saunders College William D. Gasser lecture series - a series held annually that aims to advance interaction and dialogue between business and academic communities. Ohanian, 33, is the co-founder of Reddit Inc., a popular social media and social news aggregation site; Hipmunk Inc., a travel search engine; and Breadpig Inc., an online marketplace targeting geeks.

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  20. Specialists in dirt tackle jobs we can't handleRead the original story

    Oct 6, 2016 | Rochester Business Journal

    Renewit Cleaning and Restoration takes pride in being the first on scene after a crisis. The family-owned and -operated business specializes in property damage recovery.

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