Business in Pearl-Meigs-Monroe - Rochester, NY

Beyond just profits, how do you "measure what matters" at your company
There's a new initiative in town called MeasureUp Finger Lakes, which encourages companies to use the B Impact Assessment to get a more holistic measure of success and see how they "measure up" compared to other companies in the region. But it's not a competition! The MeasureUp initiative is meant to encourage businesses throughout the finger lakes to learn from each other and raise the bar together!
You don't need to…

Buffalo, NY SWBR won the Buffalo/Western NY American Institute of Architects (AIA) 2018 Community Award for its work on the Evergreen Center administration buil...

 Family fun doesn’t have to have a price tag associated with it. One of my family’s favorite thing to do is to drive around and look at all of the Christmas light displays. Some people go all out! We have put together a list of neighborhoods that traditionally go all out, Clark Griswold style! …

Scientists have found a compound in coffee that may team up with caffeine to fight Parkinson's disease and Lewy body dementia -- two progressive and currently incurable diseases associated with brain degeneration.

As digital security becomes a greater business priority, responsibility is shifting away from just the CIO and CISO.

A 7 On Your Side Health Alert for women who use tampons. They're called the U by Kotex Sleek Tampons and although stores have been asked to remove the product from store shelves, ABC7 News found them fully stocked at a local drug store. Kimberly-Clark is the company that makes the tampons and is recalling them due to a "quality related defect. "Consumers have complained of the tampons unraveling and or breaking apart during removal.

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...

Downtime hurts businesses of all sizes. Learn how you can avoid downtime at your business.

Mandy Remmell rocked out to Kelly Clarkson's iconic song "Since You Been Gone," as the Maryland Terps 'Fan Cam' fixated on her and her 10-year-old son Blake — who was obviously mortified — at a Tuesday night basketball game. "I was shocked that he was actually so embarrassed, but you know, when your mom is broadcasted on the Jumbotron making you laugh and sing, you get real scared," said Remmell. Blake plays basketball and it was their first Maryland game together.

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...

Rep. Nancy Pelosi all but ensured Wednesday that she will become House speaker next month, quelling a revolt by disgruntled younger Democrats by agreeing to limit her tenure to no more than four additional years in the chamber’s top post...

Already popping up in 15 states, an E. coli outbreak through tainted romaine lettuce has made the food a health risk. But, as the CDC and FDA have both stepped in to help, when will romaine lettuce be safe again? With some cases still emerging, consumers may want to wait before eating the food.

Syracuse has signed football coach Dino Babers to a contract extension, the school announced Wednesday night...

Bowling is a great activity for all ages and makes for a great birthday party. That something this local centennial is proud to combine. Tom Pisano has been bowling since he was 15. That was 90 years ago as he celebrated is 105th birthday on December 12, 2018.

PASCAGOULA, Miss. (WPMI) - Attacked at a daycare. A family says their 18-month-old son was mauled by another child at a Mississippi daycare after the owner stepped away into another room. WPMI spoke to the heartbroken parents who are demanding justice for their son Dakota. 18-month-old Dakota Hudson is too young to talk, but the brutal marks on his body tell a heartbreaking story.

Another co-founder of Webster-based company 5LINX has been sentenced to prison time in a fraud case.

Neighbors took the witness stand Wednesday during the ongoing Waterloo double homicide trial, with surveillance videos being the prime source of evidence...

A former co-founder of a Henrietta-based marketing company has been sentenced to 14 months in prison...

Want a video like this sent to you every Monday? You can sign up for Motivational Intelligence™ Insider for free here: blog.2logical.com/insider/

Stream the Radio 95.1 Clips episode, Andrea Maranville From ABCs The Great American Baking Show, free & on demand on iHeartRadio.

WXXI Broadcasting intends to buy CITY Newspaper, the two media companies announced Wednesday. WXXI has signed a letter of intent to acquire the weekly print publication and its digital presence, a …