- Morelle to step down as Monroe County Democratic chairman
Monroe County Democratic Committee chairman Joseph Morelle will step down from that position when his present term expires this year, he announced Tuesday.
- Rochester's unemployment drops in March
Rochester’s economy continued to show improvement in March, with a sharp decrease in the unemployment rate along with increases in both non-farm and private-sector jobs, the state Department of Labor reported Tuesday.
- Xerox shares rise after Q1 beats earnings expectations
Xerox Corp. on Tuesday morning reported a drop in first-quarter profit and sales Tuesday, due, in part, to higher than expected investments in its government health care business. But it still beat Street expectations for earnings.
- Employers, agencies to attend career expo
More than 40 employers and agencies that help job seekers will gather at Finger Lakes Community College Thursday for the 2nd Annual “Why I Love the Finger Lakes” Career Expo.
- New car sales surge in March
Sales of new vehicles in Monroe County skyrocketed in March, Rochester Automobile Dealers’ Association Inc. reported.
- N.Y. ranks poorly for taxpayer ROI, report finds
New York ranks in the bottom third of states with the worst taxpayer return on investment, a new report by WalletHub shows.
- Manufacturers get state funding for energy efficiency products
MicroGen Systems Inc. will get $455,000 and Arnold Magnetic Technologies Corp. $422,000 in state funding for energy efficiency products, officials announced.
- Northwest Bancshares Q1 profit shrinks
Northwest Bancshares Inc. on Monday reported a 4.3 percent drop in quarterly net income, missing analyst expectations for earnings per share by a penny.
- Kailbourne named vice chairman of NYISO board
Mendon resident and retired banker Erland Kailbourne has been named vice chairman on the New York Independent System Operator board of directors.
- YoTality launches locations at Twelve Corners, Mt. Hope
Owners of YoTality Frozen Yogurt have announced the grand opening of two new locations.
- Family First breaks ground on branch in East Rochester
Family First of New York Federal Credit Union will break ground Friday on a new branch in East Rochester, officials said Monday.
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