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Tops has new ‘price lock’ guarantee

Tops Friendly Markets is rolling out a new list of hundreds of regularly purchased items included in “Tops’ Price Lock Guarantee” running through Jan. 3. Some popular brand name items will remain on the list, like Tide Detergent, Maxwell House ...

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Hinckley Allen expands practices

Rhode Island-based law firm Hinckley Allen, which has an office in Albany, is bolstering its intellectual property and litigation practices with the addition of Scott & Bush, a boutique intellectual property and business litigation firm in Providence. Founding partners Craig ...

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HR Connection: Why you need to be a social executive

Many executives’ eyes glaze over as soon as another article appears featuring the words Twitter, blog, wiki, “viral” or other social media terms. However, executives should pay attention to what it means to be a social executive (social media savvy). ...

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Commissions release judicial qualification ratings

Independent Judicial Election Qualification Commissions for the Fifth, Seventh and Eighth judicial districts have issued ratings for candidates running for elected judicial offices within those districts. Fifth Judicial District (Herkimer, Jefferson, Lewis, Oneida, Onondaga and Oswego counties) State Supreme Court ...

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July bar exam results announced

The New York State Board of Law Examiners announced today that grading has been completed for the July bar examination. The board examined 11,195 candidates during the two days of testing July 29-30. Candidates received electronic notification of their examination ...

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Ring accused of plan to steal

Eight present and former members of Plumbers & Steamfitters Local 267 have been charged with conspiring to steal funds belonging to their union-sponsored health care plan. The charges carry a maximum sentence of five years in prison, a $250,000 fine ...

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Company admits violating Clean Air Act

Tier NY LLC, a Niagara Falls corporation, has pleaded guilty before U.S. Magistrate Judge Hugh B. Scott to negligent endangerment under the Clean Air Act. The charge is punishable by a fine of $200,000 and a possible term of probation ...

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LaTray celebrates new office

LaTray Realty Group & Is Levy Realtors has relocated to a larger office space in the Winton Design Center in Henrietta. The business, owned by Cheryl LaTray for the past two years, celebrated the opening of their new offices Thursday. ...

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Make a difference day set

Volunteers will gather at Rochester’s Mount Hope Cemetery from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday to participate in national Make a Difference Day. Members of such groups as Rochester AmericCorps, Citizen U, Downtown United Presbyterian Group and Newman Catholic Community have ...

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NY Wine Region of the Year

New York state has been honored with the title of “Wine Region of the Year” by Wine Enthusiast magazine. The publication cited the quality of wines, tremendous growth of the industry and greatly improved business climate. The award will be ...

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Restaurant expands into Rochester

After the recent re-launch of its franchise development efforts across the U.S., Dallas-based Boston’s Restaurant & Sports Bar has identified Rochester as a major expansion hub. Responding to consumer demands, Boston’s unveiled its plans to bring multiple restaurants to the ...

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Stantec office wins awards

Stantec’s Rochester office was recently honored with two different industry awards: the Center for Environmental Initiatives Environmental Excellence Award and the Building Commissioning Association 2014 Commissioning Project Award. The CEI Environmental Excellence Awards are given annually to organizations or individuals ...

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