- Paychex's first quarter earnings top analysts' expectations
Paychex Inc. on Wednesday reported fiscal first-quarter net income of $217.4 million, an increase of 4 percent from a year ago.
- New York ranks among worst states for tax climate
New York State is the second worst state to do business because of its taxes, a new report from the Tax Foundation shows.
- Constellation Brands gifts $500,000 to Mercy Flight
Mercy Flight Central Inc. has named a helicopter Constellation Brands | the Sands Family Foundation in thanks for a $500,000 investment from the Sands Family and Constellation Brands Inc.
- Upstate Venture Connect launches poll for CEOs
Upstate Venture Connect, a nonprofit that focuses on creating an entrepreneur-led startup ecosystem for Upstate New York, has launched the inaugural CEO Survey of Upstate NY tech companies, officials announced Wednesday.
- Officials mark opening of Eastman Gardens
Home Leasing LLC and New York State Homes and Community Renewal joined elected officials Wednesday to celebrate the opening of Eastman Gardens Senior Housing Community, a $20.7 million project in Rochester’s Marketview Heights neighborhood.
- UR unveils renovated Fredrick Douglass Building
The University of Rochester marked the opening this week of a newly renovated Fredrick Douglass Building.
- Vuzix takes one step closer to rollout of M300 Smart Glasses
Vuzix Corp. has begun shipping its initial design validation test units of its M300 Smart Glasses—the final step before production rollout, the company announced Wednesday.
- Trade group honors area bike shop
Tryon Bike LLC has been named one of America’s Best Bike Shops for 2016 for the third time by the National Bicycle Dealers Association, officials said. Fewer than 3 percent of bike shops in America receive the honor.
- RIT holds annual fall career fair
Rochester Institute of Technology played host to hundreds of employers and recruiters Wednesday as more than 4,000 students were invited to attend its annual fall career fair.
- Carestream wins $150 million federal contract
Carestream Health Care Inc. has won a $150 million federal contract to provide a digital imaging system for the U.S. armed services, Rep. Louise Slaughter said Tuesday.
- DelMonte Hotel Group to expand into the Midwest
The DelMonte Hotel Group is expanding into the Midwest beginning with its first project in Ohio, officials said.
- Comptroller: Monroe County under 'significant fiscal stress'
Monroe County is one of four counties, two cities and two towns in the state identified as suffering “significant fiscal stress,” a new report from the state comptroller states.
- Tax preparer charged in alleged refund scam
A Buffalo-area man who ran a Rochester tax preparation business is charged with participating in a nationwide tax scam involving more than $12 million in false refund claims.
- City police to continue body camera roll out
The Rochester Police Department will continue to roll out its body camera program in phases despite a call from the police union president on Monday to halt the program for further review.
- Autism Council founder nominated for international award
Lawana Jones, the executive director and founder of the Autism Council of Rochester, is getting international recognition for her work.
Majority opposes Kaepernick's protest|
Three out of four respondents to this week’s RBJ Daily Report Snap Poll do not support San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick’s refusal to stand for the national anthem, which he says is a protest against racial oppression.
A moat no more|
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Is it all about you or all about them?|
People are motivated by challenges, ownership, shared identity and pride in the end result.
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