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  • Car owners, dealers are forced to deal with the effects of the VW emissions scandal.

  • ClickSpark LLC is among a new generation of technology companies in the area.

  • CFO David Klein is leader of the financial team at Constellation Brands.

  • Succession planning has moved to the forefront in the financial planning industry.

  • Liz Madison is bringing the farm to doorsteps across Wayne and Monroe counties.

  • Mirror Show Management grabbed the top spot on the 2015 Rochester Top 100.

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  • NYC-based firm acquires Advanced Language Translation
    Morningside Translations Inc.—a global translation company based in New York City—has acquired Advanced Language Translation Inc.
  • November bankruptcy filings flat with a year ago
    Area bankruptcy filings last month were dead even with November 2014 filings. The 127 new bankruptcy petitions filed last month in the Western District of New York’s nine-county Rochester division matched the total filed in the region a year ago.
  • National grocery co-op selects local e-commerce platform
    Freshop Inc.—an e-commerce grocery shopping platform—has been selected as a technology offering for the Associated Wholesale Grocers’ more than 600 members, officials announced Tuesday.
  • DiBella's to open in CityGate development
    DiBella’s Old Fashioned Submarines Inc. is moving its Brighton location—located on South Clinton Avenue—to 390 East Henrietta Road. The new restaurant will be part of the CityGate development, official said.
  • Whitman to speak at RocGrowth Candids event
    RocGrowth Candids—a speaker series that features local leaders sharing business lessons—will feature Christine Whitman, CEO and chairman of Complemar Partners Inc. on Wednesday.
  • Culver installed as dean at UR school
    Gloria Culver was installed as dean of the School of Arts and Sciences at the University of Rochester during an investiture ceremony Tuesday.
  • Financial Institutions to acquire investment advisory firm
    Financial Institutions Inc. has agreed to acquire Courier Capital Corp., an investment advisory firm with operations in Buffalo and Jamestown in the Southern Tier, in a more than $9 million deal.
  • Alzheimer's Association leader named to state council
    Teresa Galbier, president and CEO of the Alzheimer’s Association local chapter, was appointed to Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s state council to facilitate interagency planning and policy-making related to Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias, officials announced Monday.
  • Kirkpatrick's Irish Pub opens in East End
    Kirkpatrick’s Irish Pub held its opening Monday at 4 p.m. at 37 Charlotte St. in the East End.
  • Federal grant supports area public markets
    The U.S. Department of Agriculture has given a $178,902 grant to the Friends of the Rochester Public Market Inc.—a non-profit partner of the City of Rochester—to support public markets throughout Monroe County.

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