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1000s of Homes Needed, Independent Clayton Retailer Expresses Concern, Frustration with FEMA Connected Delays

An informed source tells MHProNews that “I have been told that FEMA has 3,700 units on hand and they have commitments for about 11,000. However, they needed 36,000 before Irma.” To put that total need by FEMA into perspective, last year, the entire manufactured housing industry produced some 81,100 HUD Code manufactured homes. With manufactured […]
Author: soheyla
Posted: September 19, 2017, 6:10 pm

“If You’re Not Catching Flak, You’re Not Over the Target”

“If you’re not catching flak, you’re not over the target. Lawsuits won’t deter us. Expect more videos soon,” tweeted James O’Keefe with Project Veritas. The expression O’Keefe shared is a reference to what bomber pilots use to express the point that when they are “catching flak,” or anti-aircraft fire, they are over the target area. […]
Author: soheyla
Posted: September 19, 2017, 4:29 pm

HUD Secretary Dr. Ben Carson’s Comment Strikes Latest Hot Chord, Recovery Programs, 1 Minute Video

Americans have “allowed themselves to be manipulated into believing they’re enemies,” Housing and Urban Development Secretary Dr. Ben Carson said, per ABC News. He made the statement in response to the divide exposed by sometimes violent – and deadly – protests spotlighted last month in Charlottesville, Virginia. “I think a lot of the Americans that get […]
Author: soheyla
Posted: September 19, 2017, 7:23 am

Markets Reach New Highs, MH Industry Stock UPdates

Due to technical and human factors, this market report was unavoidably delayed.  For the next several days, it will be produced later than normal in the day. Some standard features will not be included in today’s report. The Daily Business News apologizes for any inconvenience this may cause regular readers of this feature. News requires […]
Author: soheyla
Posted: September 19, 2017, 3:14 am

USA Today Network’s Naples Daily News Hyperventilation – “East Naples Senior Community ‘Unliveable’ After Irma

“The putrid smell of rotting fish wafts through the air at West Wind Estates in East Naples, and it’s made all the worse by the relentless sun beating down upon the decaying corpses. Still, sun is better than rain since most of the homes in the community have roof damage, if they even have a […]
Author: soheyla
Posted: September 18, 2017, 3:48 pm

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Democrat and Chronicle lays off three newsroom employees

Gannett Co. Inc.—parent company of the Rochester Democrat and Chronicle and USA Today—has laid off three members of its local newsroom staff. Gannett President and CEO Robert Dickey this month announced plans for a corporate restructuring that would result in the elimination of roughly 1 percent of its employees across the company’s more than 100 ...
Author: Velvet Spicer
Posted: September 19, 2017, 6:09 pm

Accelerator seeks wider electric vehicle use

Plug-in electric vehicles account for less than 1 percent of all vehicles registered in Monroe County and the Rochester metro area, but those who own EVs are passionate about both their cars and what driving them represents. “I finally got to a point this past year where I just couldn’t do this anymore. I felt ...
Author: Velvet Spicer
Posted: September 19, 2017, 9:50 am

Competition key to success of regional economic development councils

Last month, I was pleased to accept Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s appointment as co-chair of the Finger Lakes Regional Economic Development Council. The appointment came as Wegmans Food Markets Chairman Danny Wegman stepped down as co-chair after nearly seven stellar years of service. I now join Monroe Community College President Anne Kress as co-chair to continue ...
Author: Rochester Business Journal Staff
Posted: September 19, 2017, 9:32 am

Immigrant entrepreneur class scheduled

The Catholic Family Center will host a free class for immigrant entrepreneurs this month. Through the New York State Office for New Americans, immigrants and foreign-born citizens will get advice and guidance on how to start, run and grow a business. Isse Abukar, a Somalian-born immigrant, will guest speak on his experience developing his own ...
Author: Nicole Sheldon
Posted: September 18, 2017, 7:31 pm

Activists protest ‘Force Science’ police training

Mingling outside the lawn of the Rochester Police Locust Club, protesters carried picket signs reading “De-escalate, Don’t Shoot.” Raising their fists into the air, they let out chants of “It is our duty to fight for our freedom.” This collection of activists from Showing Up for Racial Justice (SURJ), Rochester Black Rose Anarchist Federation and ...
Author: Gino Fanelli
Posted: September 18, 2017, 7:07 pm

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