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A resilient rental market

In many metros nationwide, the pandemic has forced landlords to drop their rents to retain and attract residential tenants. Not in Rochester.

J&J vaccine expected to ship this week

The Johnson & Johnson vaccine was approved last weekend. Though less effective at preventing all types of infections than the two other options, it protects just as well against COVID’s most severe effects, experts say.

New front against variants studied here

Rochester Regional Health and the University of Rochester Medical Center are among only four institutions nationally conducting a new clinical trial of a third dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine.

Blessing or curse?

Amazon’s plan for 3 million square feet of new construction and more than 1,000 jobs in Gates looks like a big win for Monroe County. But is a mammoth fulfillment center a net gain for the local economy?

Prude grand jury decides: no charges

Attorney General Letitia James announced the decision in Rochester, saying that “the criminal justice system has frustrated efforts to hold law enforcement officers accountable for the unjustified killing of unarmed African Americans.”

J&J vaccine expected to ship this week

The Johnson & Johnson vaccine was approved last weekend. Though less effective at preventing all types of infections than the two other options, it protects just as well against COVID’s most severe effects, experts say.

New front against variants studied here

Rochester Regional Health and the University of Rochester Medical Center are among only four institutions nationally conducting a new clinical trial of a third dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine.

Blessing or curse?

Amazon’s plan for 3 million square feet of new construction and more than 1,000 jobs in Gates looks like a big win for Monroe County. But is a mammoth fulfillment center a net gain for the local economy?

Prude grand jury decides: no charges

Attorney General Letitia James announced the decision in Rochester, saying that “the criminal justice system has frustrated efforts to hold law enforcement officers accountable for the unjustified killing of unarmed African Americans.”

Rochester’s renewed fuel cell focus

Hyzon Motors, established here in 2020, plans to create 100 jobs at the former GM facility in Honeoye Falls. The news follows Plug Power’s decision to create an innovation center in Rochester.

Thriving in a difficult time

For small financial institutions in the Rochester region, 2020 was a surprisingly good year, with strong demand for residential mortgages and PPP loans to small businesses.

Rochester-born rabbi helps synagogues heal

David Katz’s life as an interim rabbi, trained to help congregations that have grown dysfunctional,or that are in transition, has given him a singular perspective on the significant decline in synagogue and church membership.