- SUNY Brockport names first woman president
The State University of New York Board of Trustees on Wednesday named Heidi Macpherson as the next president of SUNY College at Brockport, effective in July.
- Slaughter announces $495,000 manufacturing grant for RIT
Rochester Institute of Technology has received a $495,000 grant from the National Institute of Standards and Technology to develop technologies to accelerate the growth of the advanced manufacturing industry in the United States, officials announced Wednesday.
- Unshackle Upstate calls for permanent tax cut
Unshackle Upstate is calling on state legislators to make a 2-percent property tax cap permanent, an act the business advocacy group said would save taxpayers millions of dollars.
- Frontier misses expectation with Q1 results, shares drop
Frontier Communications Corp.’s stock dropped nearly 12 percent after the company posted a loss in its first quarter.
- Rochester gets low marks for small business
Rochester is not among the best cities in which to work for a small business, a new report from WalletHub shows.
- Williamson-based cidery wins gold at San Francisco competition
Apple Country Spirits—a Williamson-based farm distillery and cidery—won a gold medal for its Pear Brandy at the annual San Francisco Spirits Competition. The company also took home a bronze medal this year for its AppleJack.
- Retailer everMaya to preview collection
On Thursday, local retailer everMaya will host a preview of its fashion and home collections at Midtown Athletic Club.
- RF sales down, operating income up; Exelis deal eyed for June
Harris Corp.’s Rochester-based RF Communications business reported a slight drop in third-quarter revenues, but an increase in operating income.
- MCC to offer degree with focus on telecommunications
Monroe Community College will offer a new Information and Network Technology A.A.S. degree program through its Information and Computer Technologies Department to help address the demand for skilled workers in telecommunications.
- Earthlink's Q1 loss, revenues better than expected
Atlanta-based Earthlink Holdings Corp.—which has some 500 employees here—reported a net loss of $10.5 million, or 10 cents a share, in the first quarter.
- Regional Primary Care Network gets nearly $1M grant
The Rochester-based Regional Primary Care Network has been awarded nearly $1 million in Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act funding, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services officials said Tuesday.
- Report ranks N.Y. 39th nationally for nurses
New York is not among the friendliest states for the nursing industry, a new report from WalletHub shows.
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