- Programs to help low-income homeowners
The Rochester Area Community Foundation and a Syracuse non-profit plan to help launch new programs to help low-income Rochester-area and central New York homeowners make energy saving repairs and improvements, state Attorney General Eric Schneiderman said Thursday.
- Renovations complete at hotel in Greece
The DelMonte Hotel Group announced Thursday the completion of major renovations to its Rochester Residence Inn West. The work involved 90 guest rooms and the lobby.
- State site lists record number of available jobs
A record number of available jobs have been posted on the New York State Jobs Express website, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced this week.
- College Town plans free block party April 24
The grand opening of College Town will be recognized by a two-day block party kicking off at 4 p.m. April 24.
- John Papponetti: 2014 Kate Gleason Young Engineer of the Year
- Russell LeFrois built the family firm
- Contract to protect site
A Livingston County firm has been awarded a $4 million contract to make massive concrete blocks that will protect a portion of the Port of Oswego.
- Alstom to hire 75 at Rochester facility
Alstom Transportation Inc. plans to hire 75 staffers at its Rochester facility this year as a result of federal investments in transportation infrastructure.
- Cuomo announces $160 million for clean-energy projects
There is $160 million in new funding available for clean-energy projects across New York.
- Rochester Lyric Opera to turn church into performing arts venue
Rochester will have a new major performing arts venue, the owners announced Wednesday morning. Rochester Lyric Opera Inc. has purchased the former First Church of Christ, Scientist at 440 East Ave. for $1.2 million. The opera group plans to spend an additional $6 million to renovate the 100-year-old landmark structure.
- Eastman Business Park gets funds
The Eastman Business Park has received $611,000 in new federal funding toward a program aimed at helping technology entrepreneurs develop their businesses.
- Home Leasing selected to develop Charlotte Street project
Home Leasing LLC has been named the developer for the Charlotte Street redevelopment project, the city announced Monday afternoon.
- LeChase acquires Westchester County firm C.W. Brown
LeChase Construction Services LLC has acquired C.W. Brown Inc. in Armonk, Westchester County, for an undisclosed sum. Under the agreement, which took effect April 1, C.W. Brown will operate as a division of LeChase, with the same workforce and market focus.
- Stepping stone
- Eastside Family YMCA in Penfield opens $7 million expansion
The Eastside Family YMCA in Penfield unveiled a $7 million, 34,000-square-foot expansion on Monday, making it one of the largest YMCA branches in North America and one of the first medical and wellness complexes of its kind in the area.
- Panel awards $1.2 million to beneficiaries
- Trio of projects approved for $4.75 million in state funding
The Empire State Development Corp. announced Tuesday funding for three local projects in Monroe County. The local projects were among 17 across the state that received more than $17 million in funding approved by the Empire State Development’s board of directors.
- Genesee County project gets grant from National Grid
The Genesee Gateway Local Development Corp., the real estate arm of the Genesee County Economic Development Center, has received a grant of $50,000 from National Grid PLC that was used to build the Innovation Zone, an incubator space at the 34-acre Upstate MedTech Park in Batavia.