- RPO records another annual deficit
in 'transition year'
The Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra Inc. ended fiscal year 2015-16 with its fifth consecutive deficit, yet President and CEO Ralph Craviso said there are more positive signs than ever that the orchestra is on a path to stability with a balanced budget and growth through new audiences.
- Area taxi drivers argue against ridesharing
Rochester-area taxi drivers spoke out against ridesharing deregulation Friday, two weeks after the state Senate passed legislation allowing ride-hailing services to operate in Upstate New York.
- New-car sales jump in January
New-car sales in Monroe County were brisk last month, topping year-ago sales by more than 8 percent, Rochester Automobile Dealers’ Association Inc. reported.
- Women's Council seeking nominations
The Women’s Council of the Greater Rochester Chamber of Commerce is calling for nominations for its 17th annual Young Women of Distinction Award.
- Gleason buys Swiss software firm
Gleason Corp. has acquired KISSsoft AG, the Rochester manufacturing firm said Thursday. KISSsoft, based in Switzerland, develops design software for gears and power transmission systems.
- MCC to unveil $4.8 million theater renovation
Monroe Community College is slated to unveil its newly renovated theater on Friday. The $4.8 million renovation was funded by Monroe County and the State University of New York.
- Saunders College alumni slated for 'Shark Tank'
Two alumni of Rochester Institute of Technology’s Saunders College of Business are pitching their business next week on the ABC show "Shark Tank." Nathan Coleman and James Brooks, both in the class of 2009, are pitching a harem-style pants apparel line to help save elephants.
- Submissions sought for 2017 Fringe Festival
The 2017 KeyBank Rochester Fringe Festival is slated to begin taking submissions from artists and art producers on April 1.
Snap Poll: Readers divided on millionaires' tax|
Readers are narrowly divided on whether New York’s so-called “millionaires’ tax” should be allowed to expire this year.
The notion that New York’s high earners will simply stay and pay does not hold up under scrutiny.
Can Trump bring back U.S. manufacturing jobs?|
Trying to recreate the U.S. manufacturing sector of the 1950s and 1960s would be difficult and costly.
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