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Readers pick Wegman as top CEO of decade
December 31, 2009 – 8:35 PM | No Comment
Readers pick Wegman as top CEO of decade

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In an RBJ Daily Report Snap Poll, Wegmans Food Markets Inc.’s Daniel Wegman was selected by readers as the local …

Films of DeNiro and Scorsese, Kathryn Bigelow Kick off New Year at George Eastman House
December 30, 2009 – 9:56 PM | No Comment
Films of DeNiro and Scorsese, Kathryn Bigelow Kick off New Year at George Eastman House

The Dryden Theatre at George Eastman House kicks off 2010 with some great film series, including a look at the collaborations between Robert DeNiro and Martin Scorsese; a series of four films by critically acclaimed …

On the Road: A Milestone for Susan B. Anthony’s House
December 29, 2009 – 8:31 PM | No Comment
On the Road: A Milestone for Susan B. Anthony’s House

 
Is Susan B. Anthony’s house really 150 years old?
The city of Rochester seems to think so. It installed a brass plaque recognizing the sesquicentennial of the three-story house, where Anthony lived from 1866 until her …

Rochester Rips Past Binghamton 5-3
December 28, 2009 – 7:34 PM | No Comment
Rochester Rips Past Binghamton 5-3

The B-Sens hit the road for the Blue Cross Arena in Rochester, New York Sunday for an intra-conference match with the North Division leading Americans.
Just 1:15 into the second period, following a scoreless first, Rochester’s …

A pipe organ that ‘screams with joy’
December 27, 2009 – 9:22 PM | No Comment
A pipe organ that ‘screams with joy’

The ceremonial pipe organ of the 18th century was the Formula One racer of its time, a masterpiece of human ingenuity so elegant in its outward appearance that a casual observer could only guess at …

“LIKE A STORM” CONTINUES HEATING UP THE WINTER BY ANNOUNCING NEW TOUR DATES WITH SHINEDOWN, PUDDLE OF MUDD, & SKILLET
December 26, 2009 – 11:14 PM | No Comment
“LIKE A STORM” CONTINUES HEATING UP THE WINTER BY ANNOUNCING NEW TOUR DATES WITH SHINEDOWN, PUDDLE OF MUDD, & SKILLET

After making their presence felt across North America by debuting at number 61 on Billboard’s New Artists Chart from tour sales alone of their head-turning debut album, “The End Of The Beginning”, New Zealand natives …

The best Christmas light displays in Rochester, NY
December 25, 2009 – 9:29 PM | No Comment
The best Christmas light displays in Rochester, NY

Christmas is upon us! I’m so frenetic this year that I won’t be travelling anywhere this Christmas break. Why am I so charged to be stuck at in town, you ask? You probably guessed, but …

Tips to survive snow, winter’s hazards
December 24, 2009 – 10:08 PM | No Comment
Tips to survive snow, winter’s hazards

Earlier this month, blowing snow and howling winds stranded more than 100 people in their vehicles on the New York State Thruway overnight.

 
A 52-mile stretch of highway west of Dunkirk, Chautauqua County, was closed because …

Mayor Wants Control of RCSD
December 23, 2009 – 7:05 PM | No Comment
Mayor Wants Control of RCSD

Posted by: Rachel Barnhart
Rochester’s mayor wants to take over the City School District. Bob Duffy said the district would be “run like a city department.”
Citing poor graduation rates, Duffy said the current system does not …

Snowmobiling Begins In Central New York, and, Unfortunately, Snowmobile Injuries Will Soon Follow.
December 22, 2009 – 7:26 PM | No Comment
Snowmobiling Begins In Central New York, and, Unfortunately, Snowmobile Injuries Will Soon Follow.

By Michael Bersani  Central New York Injury Lawyer Blog
Snowmobiling is a favorite winter activity of many central New Yorkers. New York boasts over 10,000 miles of funded or groomed trails, many of which are …