Upstate Economy

Tough times for our city's great orchestra

You’ve probably heard the news.  In a comprehensive front page story published in Sunday’s Democrat and Chronicle, Stuart Low reported the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra may be facing an operating shortfall in excess of $700,000.  

But it could be much worse. 

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There are a few tasks I loathe with the blazing heat of a thousand exploding suns.  These include (in no particular order) untangling kite strings, cleaning out the fridge, and sitting through long meetings, especially sessions in which everyone gets a turn to talk.  This is why my impatient spirit was surprised when my body decided to hop in the car and drive us to a potentially leth

Companies Team Up to Make LED Lights

WXXI Innovation Trail reporter Emma Jacobs explains how a team of companies from the U.S. and Canada is partnering to build super-efficient LED lights.

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Growing Business Out of Higher Education

WXXI Innovation Trail reporter Zack Seward profiles a local business that grew out of a partnership involving the University of Rochester.

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Need to Know Rochester: Harris RF Communications

This week on Need to Know Rochester on WXXI-TV, a conversation with Harris RF Communications Group President Dana Mehnert about his company's success and continued growth locally.

Business Park Offers Solar Power as Sweetener

Business parks - clusters of low slung brick buildings with tinted glass windows - are nothing new. But a developer in Tonawanda is putting a new twist on the old model.

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Incubator Looks to Hatch Businesses, Students' Potential

SUNY Fredonia is placing students in its business incubator so they can grow along with the businesses they work for.

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Solar Company Picks Rochester for Research Center

New Jersey-based solar company Natcore Technology is establishing a research center at Kodak's Eastman Business Park.

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