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The annual Polar Bear Plunge will take place Sunday, February 8, 2009 to raise money for Special Olympics NY. it will be held at Ontario Beach Park in Charlotte. The lake is currently 34 degrees, but people are going to be freezin for a reason! Rochester's Polar Bear Plunge has become one of Roc...
Hyundai Motor America is offering a new incentive to those concerned about job loss. If you buy a new Hyundai and lose your job within a year, you can give it back. They are including other life changing events as well such as personal bankruptcy if self-employed, getting transferred overseas a...
They say real estate is local. Meaning it depends on where you live. I am fortunate to live in Upstate NY. Even Forbes seems to think so. Rochester NY was rated as one of the strongest housing markets on their list. You can see the full article here: America's 25 Strongest Housing Markets - ...
Interesting Facts from Rochester, NY Actors & ActressesBuffalo Bill Cody lived in Rochester in the 1870s and buried three of his children at Mt. Hope Cemetery. Silent movie vamp Theda Bara attended high school here in the 1900s. The 1920s were a very active time for film stars in Rochester--Micke...
It appears that Google is feeling the pinch of the recession. Or preparing themselves for the long haul. They will be closing three engineering offices, and cutting 100 recruiters. Their global work force has over 20,000 people. They will soon stop accepting new users for Google Notebook, and...
Public perception is that real estate agents make a very good income. Some people think agents make too much money for what they do, but is it true? Is it really that easy? Everyone strives to be paid well, and be appreciated for their efforts. A real estate career can be very rewarding and p...
Rochester, NY's proximity to Lake Ontario and its being on the Genesee River and the New York State Canal System makes it ideal for boating. Rochester, NY is also close to the Finger Lakes of Upstate New York.
I took this picture in the summer of 2008 while we were waiting to be seated at The Bayside resteraunt on Irondequoit Bay in Rochester NY. There are many swans that make the bay their home. I have read that swans have the same mate for life. They are usually seen in pairs. I am looking forwa...