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Fisher seeks approval for new chapel

Nixon Peabody law partner Robert W. Burgdorf said St. John Fisher College had been talking about a new chapel at least since he was attending the Pittsford college in 1984. Three decades later, Burgdorf on Aug. 11 presented a preliminary ...

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Ground broken for new city homes

City and state officials joined the Greater Rochester Housing Partnership in breaking ground Aug. 6 on four new single-family homes on Straub and Pierpont streets in the Dewey Avenue-Driving Park neighborhood. The homes will be sold to low-income, first time ...

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Controller named at Buckingham Properties

Michelle Cook has been promoted to controller at Buckingham Properties. Cook joined the company in July 2013, and has over eight years of accounting experience. As controller, she will oversee Buckingham’s accounting team, provide accounting software administration, oversee payroll and ...

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Conversion of Eastman dental building moves ahead

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The Eastman Dental Dispensary structure has been vacant for decades, except on the occasion a private entity used the building as a haunted house. The thought of its repurposing isn’t so much spooky as it is daydreaming, coming after a ...

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Zillow buying Trulia to build real estate titan

NEW YORK — Zillow and Trulia, two companies that changed the way people shop for homes, are combining. Real estate website operator Zillow Inc. is buying its rival in a $3.5 billion deal that will make the biggest player in ...

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RE/MAX Plus ranks among most productive

Nunzio Salafia and his RE/MAX Plus team in Rochester have ranked among the Top 1,000 Real Estate Teams. Out of the 1,000 rankings, Nunzio Salafia and his team ranked 95th in the 2014 Real Trends “The Thousand.” RE/MAX had the ...

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Divide deepens over plan for former church

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For 50 years, Bertha Smith Isreal has seen her West Main Street neighborhood deteriorate. As someone who has lived in the same home for so long, she said she has some ideas on how to improve where she lives. One ...

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Study: U.S. millennials buying homes later

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WASHINGTON — Don’t blame the millennial generation for lackluster home sales. They are increasingly ethnically diverse, more educated and less likely to be married — all factors that make them less likely to own a home, said a new report ...

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Tax breaks sought for B+L Tower plan

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About $6 million in renovation work is proposed as part of a $15 million purchase of the 20-story Bausch + Lomb Tower. Clinton Court LLC, a partnership that includes developers Larry Glazer of Buckingham Properties and Bob Morgan of Morgan ...

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Hearing set on derelict property law change

Unless an unforeseen cause for material revision emerges, the Pittsford Town Board soon will be acting on beefed-up legislation that will help the town deal with derelict properties. A public hearing is scheduled for Tuesday, and board members could vote ...

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Interest in former Pittsford library

Some interest has been expressed in the home of a former Pittsford state senator that most recently served as a branch of the town library system. But although the future of the Janes home remains somewhat in question, there is ...

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