- Prosecutors want lakefront homes from 5Linx defendantsFederal prosecutors have filed complaints to seize two Canandaigua lakefront properties worth roughly $1 million each that are linked to the co-founders of a multilevel marketing company who were arrested Thursday for allegedly defrauding the company of at least $4 million.
- Health Care Achievement Awards presented to 24 honorees
The Rochester Business Journal’s 15th annual Health Care Achievement Awards luncheon brought nearly 400 people together at the Hyatt Regency Rochester Friday to celebrate the region’s medical community.
- N.C. firm to purchase Smart System Technology
A North Carolina firm has signed an agreement to purchase the Smart System Technology and Commercialization Center in Canandaigua, and its related assets, for $2.75 million in cash.
- Rochester principal receives NY state award
Sheelarani Webster, the principal of Rochester’s World of Inquiry School No. 58, has been named the state’s 2017 K-12 Building Principal of the Year.
- 5Linx co-founders accused of fraud
The three co-founders of 5Linx Enterprises Inc., one of the fastest-growing companies in the Rochester area, are facing federal fraud charges accusing them of cheating investors out of $4 million.
- City proposes quadrupling fines for littering
The Rochester City Council is going after the litter bugs. City officials have proposed more than quadrupling fines for littering as part of a new effort to clean up city streets.
- Democratic committees give mayoral endorsements
Rochester Mayor Lovely Warren picked up her first Democratic committee endorsement Wednesday night from Legislative District 24 but is still behind challenger James Sheppard in assembling the votes needed to get the party’s backing.
- Nominees named for Technology Woman of the Year Award
Digital Rochester Inc. has 14 nominees for the 2017 Technology Woman of the Year Award, the organization announced Thursday.
- Second annual women's leadership series kicks off March 28
The Prima Group and the SJFC Public Relations Student Society of America at St. John Fisher College will serve as hosts to the second annual women’s leadership series, “Lead #LikeAGirl.”
- Annual Babies & Bumps convention slated for April 8
Babies & Bumps—a convention for soon-to-be parents—is hosting its fifth annual event in Rochester on Saturday, April 8, officials announced this week.
Majority: Firing hurts corruption fight|
This month President Donald Trump fired Preet Bharara as U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York after the prosecutor reportedly declined to resign. Roughly 67 percent of respondents to this week’s RBJ Snap Poll expect his departure to hurt efforts to reduce corruption in New York.
A boost for electric cars|
Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Tuesday announced a $70 million program to provide electric car rebates and pay for an outreach initiative—another step toward greater market acceptance.
Automation and job losses: Which way now?|
Many observers of the American workplace are concerned about the malign impact that automation is having and will continue to have on the demand for labor.
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