Links of the Day:
– Cleveland hopes to succeed where Rochester failed. A ferry service has been proposed from the Ohio city to Canada. A businessman would like to restart ferry service from Rochester to Toronto, but it won’t happen this year.
– Rochester was named one of the top 10 affordable housing markets in the U.S. in a recent survey. The study divided each region’s median housing price by median household income to come up with the list.
– The I-Square development appears stalled. The builder, Mike Nolan, referred me to his Facebook page. The posts are a bit a rant. Nolan is a rookie developer. This is a popular project, but did he think this would be rubber-stamped?
– The Buffalo News editorial board compares Kodak’s bankruptcy with the decline of Buffalo manufacturing:
As neighbors in this end of the state, Buffalo and Rochester have had much in common as manufacturing powerhouses that went into decline. The Buffalo Niagara region had 92,600 manufacturing jobs in 1990, compared with 49,200 in 2011, according to the state Department of Labor. The Rochester area had 124,100 manufacturing jobs in 1990, compared with 60,000 last year.