Category: Business

MRB named 34th among Top 100 Businesses in Greater Rochester

MRB named 34th among Top 100 Businesses in Greater Rochester

MRB Group was recently named 34th among the Top 100 Businesses in the Greater Rochester area. President Ryan Colvin, PE, announced the ranking to his staff with a message of gratitude. “In keeping with the season of Thanksgiving, I want to express ... MORE
Unemployment aid will expire soon, so will federal support for hospitals: Congress called to act on new package

Unemployment aid will expire soon, so will federal support for hospitals: Congress called to act on new package

Congress only has a few weeks left to act, as federal aid for the unemployed expires at the close of 2020. New York’s unemployment rate has stayed above 9%, even as businesses reopened in the summer and fall. Now, as a second ... MORE
DAILY DEBRIEF: Can news organizations survive the Coronavirus Pandemic? (podcast)

Daily Debrief: Can news organizations survive the Coronavirus Pandemic? (podcast)

Earlier this year we talked with Steve Keeler from Cayuga Community College. It was mid-April and the economy had only been shut down for a few weeks. However, it was clear that the media landscape was going to change. In fact, it ... MORE
How to find a working Octopus Energy Code

How to find a working Octopus Energy Code

When it comes to shopping with discount codes, you don’t have to stop at retail. Octopus Energy is only the provider that allows new customers to use an Octopus energy referral code to receive money off of their monthly bill. In these ... MORE
Business
Wegmans responds after questions raised about mask policy

Wegmans responds after questions raised about mask policy

Wegmans says it sees 99% compliance with mandated face coverings in their stores. The Rochester-based company tweeted out a statement after a reporter for The Auburn Citizen, tweeted out a lengthy thread addressing questions, comments, and concerns he’s received since the pandemic ... MORE
Seneca Chamber launches two initiatives to help local businesses recover from COVID-19

Seneca Chamber launches two initiatives to help local businesses recover from COVID-19

As the Finger Lakes Region continues to rebound from economic challenges associated with COVID-19, the Seneca County Chamber of Commerce has launched a pair of initiatives designed to support local businesses. “Throughout the pandemic, our community has been extremely supportive of local ... MORE
Hearing scheduled for Sauders Store in Seneca Falls after several COVID-19 health violations

Hearing scheduled for Sauders Store in Seneca Falls after several COVID-19 health violations

One of Seneca County’s largest locally owned grocery stores has a public health administrative hearing scheduled over COVID-19 violations. In a notice sent from the County Attorney’s Office, an administrative hearing was scheduled for Sauder’s Store Inc. on December 9th at 10 ... MORE
Community Bank shutting down all of its lobbies due to COVID-19 increase

Community Bank shutting down all of its lobbies due to COVID-19 increase

Community Bank N.A. is shutting down its lobbies. Drive-thru services will continue to be available. However, the rise in COVID-19 cases caused company officials to reconsider how they would operate. “At Community Bank N.A., the safety and comfort of our customers, employees ... MORE
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Grocery store in Port Byron fined $500 for violating COVID-19 regulations

Grocery store in Port Byron fined $500 for violating COVID-19 regulations

Altogether there were 10 businesses that were handed fines on Tuesday at a Cayuga County Board of Health meeting. One of them received a heftier-than-typical fine, because it was their second offense. Ed and Jean’s Market in Port Byron was fined $500, ... MORE
List of top revenue industries during COVID-19

List of top revenue industries during COVID-19

The global COVID-19 pandemic really affected all industries in the world. While the majority of them took some serious economic hits, there were others that not only managed to pull through, but actually end up thriving. Simply put, social distancing measures and ... MORE
Business
Geneva restaurants donate nearly $3,000 to Boys and Girls Club

Geneva restaurants donate nearly $3,000 to Boys and Girls Club

The Geneva BID and downtown restaurants donated nearly $3,000 to the Boys and Girls Club of Geneva yesterday as the result of the first-annual “#Commit2Geneva Downtown Restaurant Week.” Participating restaurants offered a range of specials, unique menu items, in addition to their ... MORE
Round two Grow NY Food and Agriculture business competition winners announced

Round two Grow NY Food and Agriculture business competition winners announced

Governor Cuomo today announced that animal science company Soos Technology of Kidron, Israel was named as the $1 million grand prize winner of Round Two of Grow-NY, a global food and agriculture business competition. The unprecedented competition — which focuses on strengthening ... MORE
Business, Farm, News
Generations Bank helps more than 300 local businesses secure PPP loans

Generations Bank helps more than 300 local businesses secure PPP loans

Generations Bank has issued an update on its participation in the Paycheck Protection Program. The bank has helped more than 300 local businesses secure the PPP loans. “The PPP initiative was a Small Business Administration program providing emergency low cost, forgivable loans ... MORE
Why you need to buy Instagram followers: 6 tips for businesses

Why you need to buy Instagram followers: 6 tips for businesses

In only a decade Instagram has grown into one of the most popular online social media networking platforms. The figures speak for themselves in excess of 200 million active monthly users who share more than 50 million images and more than 1 ... MORE
Business
Total price of Thanksgiving dinner ticked up slightly from 2019

Total price of Thanksgiving dinner ticked up slightly from 2019

The price of Thanksgiving Dinner has become a little more expensive. New York Farm Bureau’s 2020 Market Basket Survey shows the price of a traditional Thanksgiving dinner increased modestly over 2019 levels. The average total price, which includes a 16-pound turkey and ... MORE
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