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Jul 27, 2015

City GIS project receives award

The City of Rochester was honored with a Special Achievement in Geographic Information Systems Award last week at the 2015 Esri International User Conference in San Diego for its exceptional application of geospatial technology. The award acknowledges vision, leadership, hard work and innovative use of Esri’s geographic information system technology. “We have an outstanding team [&hell[...]

Jul 23, 2014

Groups awarded for financial education work

The Marketview Heights Association and NeighborWorks Rochester were among the nine regional nonprofits awarded by Citizens Bank as part of the “Citizens Helping Citizens Manage Money” initiative. The Rochester organizations were chosen from among more than 150 applicants in a competitive application process based on their track record of success providing financial education programs, a [&hell[...]

Jun 26, 2014

Richards honored by Rotary Club

Former Rochester Mayor Thomas S. Richards recently received the 77th Rochester Rotary Award, 40 years after his father won the same award. The award is the oldest civic award in Rochester, which recognizes community members who personify Rotary International’s “Service Above Self” motto. Award recipients must demonstrate exceptional community spirit, touch the lives of many […]

Mar 5, 2014

Court upholds $185M award against Argentina

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Supreme Court has upheld a British natural gas company’s multimillion dollar award against the government of Argentina. BG Group won $185 million through arbitration of a dispute with Argentina over investment in natural gas development. An arbitration tribunal said the company did not have to first submit the dispute to Argentine […]

Feb 13, 2014

MCC partnership recognized nationally

Monroe Community College has been selected as a finalist for an American Association of Community College award that recognizes outstanding college-corporate partnerships. Cited is MCC’s work with the Corning Incorporated Foundation to help build educational opportunities in the optics field for area students and provide a pipeline of skilled workers for optics companies. AACC’s annual [&helli[...]

Jan 30, 2014

Judge Graffeo receives public service award

The Hon. Victoria A. Graffeo, senior associate judge of the New York State Court of Appeals, is the 2014 recipient of the Excellence in Public Service Award, given by the New York State Bar Association’s Committee on Attorneys in Public Service. The award recognizes public sector attorneys who demonstrate a “higher calling” by an extraordinary […]

Jan 30, 2014

Judge Scheindlin receives Fuld Award

The Commercial and Federal Litigation Section of the New York State Bar Association has recognized U.S. District Court Judge Shira A. Scheindlin of the Southern District of New York with its Stanley H. Fuld Award. The award, named for the late chief judge of the state Court of Appeals, was presented on Wednesday during the […]

Dec 27, 2013

Outgoing city commissioner honored

Paul Holahan, commissioner of the city’s Department of Environmental Services, was awarded the 2013 Colleague and Friend Award by the Joseph Avenue Business Association, according to a release from the city. The association is comprised of approximately 30 business owners from Upper Falls Boulevard to Norton Street and advocates on their behalf and the residents […]

Dec 18, 2013

Manhattan DA Vance honored

Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus R. Vance Jr., immediate past president of the District Attorneys Association of the State of New York, was honored last week with the U.S. Attorney General’s Award for Outstanding Contributions to Community Partnerships for Public Safety. The award, presented on behalf of U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder, recognizes the district attorney’s […]

Dec 5, 2013

FBI honors founder of Camp Good Days

Gary Mervis, chairman and founder of Camp Good Days and Special Times, is the recipient of the 2013 FBI Director’s Community Leadership Award. Mervis was honored Tuesday by Brian P. Boetig, special agent in charge of the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s Buffalo field office. The award is an honor bestowed by the FBI on individuals […]

Nov 27, 2013

SWBR’s Judson receives lifetime achievement award

Junius R. “Jay” Judson, principal and architect at SWBR Architects, was honored Nov. 16 with a Lifetime Achievement Award by the Builder’s Exchange of Rochester at its 125th anniversary celebration. Along with several other leaders from the local construction industry, Judson was honored for his outstanding contribution to the Rochester community and decades of involvement […]

Oct 10, 2013

Tops produce director honored

Tops Friendly Markets produce director Steven Wright has won 2013 Retailer of the Year from Produce Retailer trade magazine. Nominations for this distinction are submitted largely by the produce vendor community and are based on criteria such as innovative programs, creative merchandising, environmental stewardship, supplier relationship, leadership effectiveness and division culture. Wright has b[...]

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