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Top Political Science Programs-Rochester Makes the List
June 21, 2009 – 4:58 PM | No Comment
Top Political Science Programs-Rochester Makes the List

If you’re new here, you may want to subscribe to my RSS feed. Thanks for visiting!   According to the US News ranking, three US universities are ranked joint top in the nation for their political …

Rochester Tops Brookings’ “Strongest Metro Areas”
June 18, 2009 – 5:40 PM | No Comment
Rochester Tops Brookings’ “Strongest Metro Areas”

The “Metro Monitor” report looks at a number of factors including wages, unemployment, housing prices, and foreclosures. It found that overall, the Rochester metro area is one of the 20 strongest areas in the nation.

NY court strikes down city youth curfew
June 9, 2009 – 8:24 PM | No Comment

By BEN DOBBIN | Associated Press Writer
June 9, 2009

ROCHESTER, N.Y. - New York’s top court invalidated Rochester’s juvenile curfew Tuesday, saying the nearly three-year-old ban on children appearing on the streets or in …

Can Incandescent Bulbs Compete on Efficiency?
May 30, 2009 – 9:43 PM | No Comment
Can Incandescent Bulbs Compete on Efficiency?

The race to find more efficient lighting technologies appears to have an unlikely dark horse: the incandescent light bulb.
While traditional incandescents will soon be phased out in the United States and abroad, researchers are plugging …

Hollywood Comes to Rochester
May 29, 2009 – 10:15 PM | No Comment
Hollywood Comes to Rochester

WXXI Local Stories-Bud Lowell

Some big names from Hollywood and from the world of sports are betting that Rochester can be the home of a major new TV production company.
They’re Peter and Bobby Farrelly — …

Kodak Achieves New Breakthrough in Imaging Technology / World’s First 50 Megapixel CCD
May 29, 2009 – 9:28 PM | No Comment
Kodak Achieves New Breakthrough in Imaging Technology / World’s First 50 Megapixel CCD

ROCHESTER, N.Y., July 8 — Eastman Kodak Company (NYSE:EK) has achieved another breakthrough in its storied history of imaging technology innovation with the introduction of the world’s first 50 million pixel CCD image sensor for …

Rochester Makes Another List-Top 25 U.S. cities to work in
May 28, 2009 – 5:05 PM | No Comment

When you’re looking to relocate, you have to check out several factors of the cities you’re considering. One publication ranked the top 25 U.S. cities in terms of cost of living and average commute time.
When …

As new Xerox chief, Ursula Burns will set more than one precedent
May 24, 2009 – 2:35 PM | No Comment

By A. James Memmott
May 24, 2009 at 10:55am

Xerox Corp. made history last week when CEO Anne M. Mulcahy announced she would retire and that her replacement would be Ursula M. Burns, the company’s president.
Mulcahy will …

Analysis: NY’s taxes, spending still priorities
May 23, 2009 – 9:45 PM | No Comment

ALBANY, N.Y. - Gov. David Paterson on Tuesday called legislative leaders to gather around a table in the Capitol to find ways to reduce New York’s high taxing and spending. But it looked more like …

Missing NY woman’s car found in river; body inside
May 22, 2009 – 8:23 PM | No Comment

ROCHESTER, N.Y. - A car belonging to an upstate New York woman missing since February has been pulled from the Genessee River with a body inside.
Irondequoit (uh-RAHN’-duh-kwoyt) police say a vehicle belonging to 85-year-old Bernice …