WATERLOO — The Trelina Solar Energy Center received state approval in December to build and operate an 80 megawatt solar electric generating field and facility in the Packwood and Serven road area of the town.
PALMYRA — The Breen family operated a grocery at 611 E. Main St. since 1966, before putting the 31,000-square-foot building on three acres up for sale in January, citing mounting losses amid a changing business climate.
GENEVA — The Temptations sang “Beauty’s Only Skin Deep,” but Jessica Lahr said she’s not in the vanity business.
LYONS — The county’s business startup competition has a new twist this year: There will be an opportunity for student entrepreneurs to make pitches as well.
NEWARK — A retail spot at Newark Plaza formerly occupied by the now-defunct Stage Stores chain is getting new life.
Getting married or divorced, having or adopting a child and retiring are significant milestones in life. These “qualified life events,” as they are commonly referred to in the insurance industry, may permit you to make adjustments to the benefits you receive through your employer or other pr…
LYONS — Mike DeCola and his friends are fixtures at the Community Co-op at Newberry on William Street in downtown Lyons.
As the summer season begins to ramp up, we will soon enjoy the farm-to-table bounty of the Rochester and Finger Lakes region. As you bite into the delicious tomato on top of your burger, you may think about how lucky we are to have access to locally grown and raised foods. As you sip your be…
GENEVA — The Cornell Agriculture and Food Technology Park, or Tech Farm, as it is often called, is now a New York state-certified Business Incubator — and one of only 20 statewide.
GENEVA — The Trinity Episcopal Church congregation is no longer the owner of the historic South Main Street property.
GENEVA — Classic cars, trucks and motorcycles will return to the streets of downtown Geneva on Friday, July 15.
When the Wayne County Board of Supervisors met in a special session in late April to adopt a temporary cap on the sales tax charged for fuel, some members wondered whether consumers would reap any real savings.
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WATERLOO — For nearly 80 years, the chemical plant at 228 E. Main St. has been known as Evans Chemetics — or just Evans, to many locals.
GENEVA — Jeff Calhoun went to the Geneva Enterprise Development Center in 2020 with a CNC router cutting machine and a plan to make outdoor furniture.
GENEVA — Last April, the city announced that a long-vacant piece of land at the corner of North Exchange and East North streets in Ward 6 would be developed into a retail space that would include the city’s second Dunkin’ Donuts site, as well as room for an additional tenant.
SENECA FALLS — When Paige Montgomery launched her ice cream truck business in 2018 as a newly minted high school graduate, she had no clear sense how her fledgling Sprinkle Starship would fare.
It’s no secret that many American parents want to support their kids by paying for their college education.
GENEVA — Star Cider chose an East Lake Road spot in Canandaigua for its tasting room that opened in 2020, but co-owner and Geneva native Cortni McGregor Stahl said setting up shop in her hometown was something she hoped to do one day.
NEWARK — Jonathan Taylor has served as Newark’s mayor for eight years — and he’d like to do so for another four.
SENECA FALLS — A physician-owned aesthetics and wellness practice is gearing up its services in the Kabari Wellness Institute building, site of the former St. Patrick’s School.
GENEVA — Climbing Bines started crafting ales and growing its own hops 15 years ago, developing a business that now includes a tasting room and events venue on hills overlooking Seneca Lake in the Yates County town of Torrey.
Buying a second home brings with it exciting possibilities. Perhaps it’s a place where you plan to make lasting family memories — or it will be your quiet refuge from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. Whatever your vision for the property, it’s important to consider whether you’re read…
LYONS — For nearly five decades, folks from Lyons and beyond made tracks for the venerable hot dog stand The Caboose to get an American-style taste of summer.
PENN YAN — Pennsylvania-based Wayne Bank, the parent company of Bank of the Finger Lakes, hosted a groundbreaking ceremony May 13 at the site of the new Penn Yan branch at 225 Main St.
GENEVA — The Geneva Business Improvement District is once again searching for a new director.
Making financial decisions takes time, attention and energy at any age. In the case of elderly adults, it may become increasingly difficult to manage daily finances, particularly if their health is declining or they’re experiencing a cognitive issue. If you’re providing support to aging pare…
GENEVA — Four of Geneva’s favorite craft breweries, join together with eleven other Ontario County breweries and offer free draft beer for a great cause!
LYONS — The Wayne County Industrial Development Agency has approved a package of tax incentives for Optimax, which is adding a 36,000-square-foot addition to its 115,000 square feet of space at its Dean Parkway complex off Route 104 in Ontario.
GENEVA — Fans of tool discounter Harbor Freight won’t need to drive to Canandaigua or Auburn for that sander or saw come summer.
Budgeting and financial planning are two terms that are easily confused. Both apply to personal finances and both are activities that can help you be financially successful now and in the future. Yet, while the two go hand-in-hand, they are not the same. Here are ways they differ and how the…
In 1998, Dave Breeden was working as a lab technician at Cornell extracting capsaicin from plants and trying to figure out what compounds in corn attracted certain species of moths to lay their eggs.
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BENTON — Fox Run Vineyards announced Friday that Peter Bell, its head winemaker, will be retiring effective Sept. 1, 2022.
MACEDON — The first vehicle Kitty Van Bortel purchased after launching her first used car business in the late 1980s was a Corvette.
BARRINGTON — When Stoltzfus Pastries opened in the Windmill Farm and Craft Market’s inaugural year of 1987, there were 64 shops in two buildings and 25 outdoor vendors.
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Rachel Morgan didn’t smoke pot while growing up in Rochester, but she’s now a firm believer in the medicinal qualities of cannabis.
TYRE — Love’s Travel Stops is now serving customers at its newest location just south of state Thruway Exit 41.
The year 2022 has presented challenges for investors, with stock markets experiencing significant volatility and bond markets showing unpredictable movement. Much of this can be attributed to external events. The most notable triggers are Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, an extended period of h…
GENEVA — Four members of the city’s Industrial Development Agency toured Trinity Episcopal Church this week as part of the agency’s consideration of a host of tax benefits for a developer who plans to convert the property into an inn, events center and restaurant.
GENEVA — The developer of the Trinity Episcopal Church redevelopment project is seeking a little over $3.6 million in tax breaks from the city’s Industrial Development Agency.
GENEVA — The owners of Torrey Park Restaurant have great reverence for the history of the venerable dining spot.
ONTARIO — A Wayne County optics manufacturer is spending $20 million to expand its operations in the town of Ontario and create up to 50 jobs, Empire State Development announced Thursday.
GENEVA — In conjunction with the inaugural Square Foot Day, Big aLICe Brewing and the Northeast Grainshed Alliance are teaming up.
In the midst of deep grief and sorrow, it can feel overwhelming for a newly bereaved spouse to face the many responsibilities and decisions they have to make. If you’ve recently lost a spouse, there are likely financial matters that must be considered to ensure your financial house is in ord…
CORNING — Help for the nation’s still-struggling restaurants and bars was left out of the omnibus spending bill passed by Congress earlier this month, but Congressman Tom Reed said there is broad support for such a measure as part of what he described as the next covid-relief package.
GENEVA — A Henrietta company specializing in mushrooms and related products is the first business at the Cornell Center of Excellence for Food and Agriculture’s new co-working space at Cornell AgriTech.
If you own a home, chances are your net worth has shot up in the last year. According to a new report, skyrocketing home prices caused by a pandemic-fueled real estate frenzy have led to a scenario where homeowners in the U.S. are sitting on a record $22.7 trillion worth of home equity.1 See…
GENEVA — The Canandaigua and Victor chambers of commerce announced last week that they were merging to form the Ontario County Chamber of Commerce, with new branding, an expanded service area, and enhanced offerings.