- 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.
- Golisano gives $3 million to Al Sigl Community of Agencies
The Al Sigl Community of Agencies has received a $3 million gift from Thomas Golisano and the Golisano Foundation. It is the organization’s largest gift ever from a living donor and a major boost to its capital campaign.
- Allergan drops appeal in Alzheimer's drug antitrust lawsuit
State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman is declaring victory in a 2014 antitrust case against drug maker Allergan PLC.
- Snap Poll: Fantasy sports sites violate law, most say
Nearly two-thirds of respondents to this week’s RBJ Daily Report Snap Poll say daily fantasy sports sites such as DraftKings and FanDuel violate New York law on gambling. More than half also say the state law should not be changed to define daily fantasy sports as legal games of skill.
- Schumer tours Kraft Heinz plant in Avon
Sen. Charles Schumer, D-N.Y., toured the Kraft Heinz Co. facility in Avon Wednesday morning.
- Rochester residents are DIYers, survey finds
Rochesterians are do-it-yourselfers when it comes to home improvement projects, an online report shows.
- Advantage opens branch at URMC
Advantage Federal Credit Union has opened its eighth branch in Rochester at the University of Rochester Medical Center, officials said Wednesday.
- RIT plans online security event
Rochester Institute of Technology is hosting an event Dec. 8 aimed at helping the public stay safer and more secure online.
- Community Design Center plans Reshaping Rochester awards ceremony
Tickets are available for the Community Design Center of Rochester’s fifth annual Reshaping Rochester awards ceremony Dec. 9.
Most worried about terror attack threat|
Nearly three-quarters of respondents to this week’s RBJ Daily Report Snap Poll are personally worried about the threat of a terrorist attack, and 29 percent report being very worried.
The final Regulation Crowdfunding rules seem to achieve the right balance.
Let's end turf battles that squelch our region's growth|
Collaboratively, we must do a better job of promoting our strengths and assets.
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