- Constantino's grocery store to open April 9 at College Town
Cleveland-based Constantino’s Market is coming to Rochester next month, adding an estimated 38 jobs here. The family-owned grocery retailer said Thursday that it will open its doors April 9 with a grand opening scheduled for April 16.
- Brookings report shows drop in jobs near area residents
The number of jobs near residents in the Rochester metro area has fallen since the beginning of the millennium, with jobs in high-poverty areas experiencing the steepest declines, a new report from the Metropolitan Policy Program at the Brookings Institution shows.
- Wegmans ranks No. 9 on America's Best Employers list
Wegmans Food Markets Inc. ranks No. 9 on Forbes’ 2015 List of America’s Best Employers.
- State reports Rochester region added jobs February
Rochester’s economy improved again in February, with an increase in the number of non-farm and private-sector jobs, the state Department of Labor reported Thursday.
- Court keeps injunction against Kodak in place
Collins Inkjet Corp. is likely to succeed in an antitrust claim against Eastman Kodak Co., a Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals panel ruled last week.
- NATO nation orders $25M in radios from RF Communications
Harris Corp.’s RF Communications division in Rochester has received a $25 million order from an undisclosed NATO nation for tactical radios.
- Multimillion-dollar gift helps UR make fundraising history
Their name graces two buildings on campus already in honor of their generosity to the university. This time, a multimillion dollar commitment by Robert and Pamela Goergen puts the University of Rochester over the top of its largest fundraising campaign in its history.
- The Pittsford Pub & Grille reopens
The Pittsford Pub & Grille—at 60 Main St. in the village of Pittsford—announced Thursday it has reopened after weeks of renovation.
- Tops wins grocery industry award
Tops Friendly Markets LLC has been awarded the Independent Retailer of the Year by Grocery Headquarters—an industry publication based in New York City, the company announced Wednesday.
- Paychex reports boost in profit, sales
Paychex Inc. reported $704.3 million in total revenue for its fiscal third quarter, beating analyst expectations and representing what company executives call “good progress” against sales initiatives.
- Kraft, with operations in Avon, to merge with Heinz
H.J. Heinz Co. and Kraft Foods Group Inc.—which has local operations—announced Wednesday that they have entered into a definitive merger agreement to create the Kraft Heinz Co., forming the third-largest food and beverage company in North America.
- Hillside Family of Agencies affiliates with Binghamton-area facility
Hillside Family of Agencies is expanding its footprint to the Binghamton area with a new affiliation with the Stillwater Residential Treatment Facility.
- SUNY Brockport names new dean
The newest dean at SUNY College at Brockport brings more than 25 years of experience as a health educator.
- Roberts Communications founder dies at 89
Roberts Communications Inc.’s founder Walter Roberts died Monday after a battle with cancer. He was 89 years old.
- Bills to erect statue of Ralph Wilson Jr.
The Buffalo Bills will commission a statue of Ralph Wilson Jr. for display outside Ralph Wilson Stadium, the organization announced today.
- Nominees chosen for technology woman of the year honor
Digital Rochester Inc. has announced 11 nominees for the 2015 Technology Woman of the Year Award.
- Nearly 5,000 area travelers enrolled in TSA Precheck
Upstate New York regional Transportation Security Administration Precheck enrollment centers are some of the busiest in the country, with nearly 5,000 Rochester area travelers enrolled in the system since it opened last year.
- Fairport whiskey wins bronze at competition
Fairport-based Iron Smoke Whiskey LLC, doing business as Iron Smoke Distillery, has won a bronze medal for its “Rattlesnake Rosie’s Apple Pie” whiskey at the San Francisco World Spirits Competition.
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