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A beneath-the-surface solution

Her own experience in the operating room convinced surgeon Paula Doyle of the need for a tool that would allow doctors to see what is under the surface of body tissue. The firm she co-founded, EndoGlow, has developed a product to do just that.

The public defenders’ burden

For 25 years, Julie Cianca has represented indigent clients facing charges ranging from misdemeanors to murder. Now, new state standards could mean even heavier caseloads for Cianca and her colleagues in the Monroe County Public Defender’s Office.

Why more VC dollars are flowing here

Somak Chattopadhyay, whose firm recently led a funding round for locally based Jorsek, says upstate is seeing “an influx of young entrepreneurs (who) are eager to participate in the region and make it their home.”

A beneath-the-surface solution

Her own experience in the operating room convinced surgeon Paula Doyle of the need for a tool that would allow doctors to see what is under the surface of body tissue. The firm she co-founded, EndoGlow, has developed a product to do just that.

Why more VC dollars are flowing here

Somak Chattopadhyay, whose firm recently led a funding round for locally based Jorsek, says upstate is seeing “an influx of young entrepreneurs (who) are eager to participate in the region and make it their home.”

Honoring nonviolence

Members of the Rochester community will mark Mahatma Gandhi’s 150th birth anniversary today. Kit Miller, director of the M.K. Gandhi Institute for Nonviolence, believes Rochester has a big role to play in promoting nonviolence.

New data on the minimum wage

The effects of the increase enacted by New York are hard to measure, but we can be certain it will be good for some workers, employers and consumers—and bad for others.

Finding refuge

Fleeing pograms, my family started a new life in America.
Will others get the same chance?