Business in Maplewood - Rochester, NY

The 2019 county spending plan calls for a tax rate decrease, LED lighting on some expressway and more help for families struggling with child care.

Section V high school boys and girls sports results and more for Dec. 11 and Wednesday, Dec. 12 and schedule for Dec. 13

Rochester, N. Y. – A relief effort was held Wednesday to help the victims of this week’s fire at an apartment building on Thurston Road in Rochester. Lonnie McDowell made it out with his life, but not much else. “We basically lost all of our possessions,” he said. “Everything that most of us own in the building. ”He awoke to the fire alarm Monday. He was forced to flee through a window and down a fire escape. He and 11 others lost everything…

WASHINGTON (AP) - Tens of millions of Social Security recipients and other retirees will get a 2.8 percent boost in benefits next year as inflation edges higher. It's the biggest increase most retired baby boomers have gotten. Following a stretch of low inflation, the cost-of-living adjustment, or COLA, for 2019 is the highest in seven years. It amounts to $39 a month for the average...

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's eldest son says his father is a "regifter" who "may or may not" have once given him the same gift he presented to his dad the year before. Donald Trump Jr. says in an interview with the entertainment program "Extra" that because he is his father's namesake, he "got regifted all the things that were monogrammed for him at times. "

CLEAR CREEK, W.Va. (AP) - Three people missing since last weekend were found alive Wednesday in an underground coal mine in West Virginia, authorities said.The three were located Wednesday inside Elk Run Coal's Rock House Powellton mine near Clear Creek, the state Office of Miners' Health, Safety and Training said in a statement. The mine was described as nonoperational.

WASHINGTON (AP) - Long-term U.S. mortgage rates leaped this week to their highest levels in seven years amid global anxiety over rising interest rates that has gripped financial markets. Costs for would-be homebuyers are climbing. Mortgage buyer Freddie Mac says the rate on 30-year, fixed-rate mortgages jumped to an average 4.90 percent this week from 4.71 percent last week. That's the...

Rochester, N. Y. (WHAM) - A group of volunteers read stories to students at School No. 17 in Rochester on Wednesday morning. The program to bring volunteers in to read with the elementary school students started 12 years ago as a way to engage students and contribute to their growth socially, emotionally and academically. Volunteers from Excellus and Celebration of Life Community, Inc. also donated the books they read to the 1st and 2nd grade students in the Help Me Read Program.

About 85 pounds of gas escaped into the atmosphere, sending one worker to the hospital for exposure Wednesday.

Rochester, N. Y. (WHAM) - Trillium Health received a state grant that will help expand a housing program for homeless people in Rochester. The $20 million grant is the largest in the organization's history. The money will go toward 20 apartments for chronically homeless individuals who are 55 years old or older and living with HIV. The apartments will be at at Union Square.

Support designs and development of new products and adaptations of existing products
Conduct necessary research incidental to design and product appiication
Define available hydraulic horsepower required to meet winch performance targets
Develop detailed designs of worm and planetary gear drives
Design and perform structural analysis on components and winch systems
Utilize 3D Modeling Software (Creo) to create and analyze designs
Create detailed drawings and Bill of…

A federal judge Wednesday sentenced another founder of the 5Linx company to 14 months for fraud and false tax returns.