- COMIDA OKs breaks for $118 million B&L project to create 112 jobs
Bausch & Lomb Inc. will receive tax breaks for a $118 million project that is projected to create 112 jobs over the next three years. The County of Monroe Industrial Development Agency on Tuesday approved a custom abatement for the project.
- Monro Muffler posts record Q3 sales
Monro Muffler Brake Inc. on Tuesday reported record third-quarter sales and net income.
- Region's unemployment rate drops to 5.4 percent
Rochester’s economy continues its upward climb, with an increase in the number of jobs and a decline in the unemployment rate in December, the state Department of Labor reported Tuesday.
- Transcat revenues climb, earnings flat in Q3
Transcat Inc. reported net income of $813,000, or 11 cents a diluted share in its fiscal third quarter ending Dec. 27 paired with record revenues of $31 million—a 1.8 percent year-over-year increase—the company said Tuesday.
- 'Street Smart' topic at Reshaping Rochester event
The Community Design Center of Rochester's 10th Annual Reshaping Rochester Series starts Wednesday night with a presentation on "Street Smart" by Victor Dover of Florida-based Dover, Kohl & Partners.
- PRSA seeking nominations for awards
The Public Relations Society of America’s Rochester Chapter has begun accepting nominations for the Sharleen M. Bruse and Rising Star Awards slated to be presented at the 2015 PRism Awards.
- Nixon Peabody to merge with Chicago law firm
Nixon Peabody LLP expects next week to finalize a merger with Chicago-based Ungaretti & Harris LLP.
- Vuzix gets OK to begin trading on Nasdaq this week
Vuzix Corp. said Monday it has received approval from Nasdaq Stock Market LLC to list its common stock on the Nasdaq Capital Market, officials said.
- Alstom seeks to fill some 30 positions at job fair
Alstom Signaling Inc. is conducting a career fair from 4 to 7 p.m. Feb. 5.
- Windstream Holdings appoints new CIO
Windstream Holdings Inc. said Monday it has appointed a new chief information officer.
Upstate competition gets thumbs down|
Gov. Andrew Cuomo last week announced a $1.5 billion economic revitalization competition, and nearly half of RBJ Daily Report Snap Poll respondents gave it a poor grade. See dozens of comments from readers.
Havana's streets leave lasting impression|
It is a reminder of my lasting affection for Cuba, the people I met, the sights I saw and the music I heard.
Finding common ground|
Members of the upstate delegation have an opportunity to set an example by working together productively on such issues.
More From RBJ
- For every thrill of victory, there is an agony of defeat. For every hero, there is a goat.Check out this week's Seen page. You might recognize someone ... maybe yourself!
- Let's keep gasoline prices above $3 a gallon and put the proceeds into needed infrastructure.Hattie Bryant hosts Small Business School. Daily videos educate you on small business operations.
- See the best bets for things to do this week in Rochester. Plus, the complete Explore listings.Rick Woodson - 1940-2013. Learn about the life and career of RBJ's longtime, award-winning columnist.
- Prosecutors promise thorough probe of police killing of teen (1/27/2015 11:47:07 PM)
- Russian govt proposes spending cuts in view of crisis (1/27/2015 11:45:53 PM)
- Syria opposition, Assad representatives meet in Moscow (1/27/2015 11:26:04 PM)
- German consumer confidence at 13-year high (1/27/2015 11:21:42 PM)
- Ex-Los Alamos scientist in nuke spy sting to be sentenced (1/27/2015 11:19:27 PM)
Get the most up-to-date data on the Rochester business community from the RBJ List Center. Download and purchase RBJ Lists and the complete Book of Lists in Excel format.
Learn More >