Kodak Park History

The Rochester Democrat & Chronicle has created a webpage called “Kodak Park Through the Years.” On that page is a map showing how Kodak Park grew over the years. Also on the map are “clickable” links that open text files, photos and a few videos.  Kodak Park is officially now known as Eastman Business Park …

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Kodak News; July 9 – 13

History in the making… On Wednesday Kodak filed a motion with the Bankruptcy Court that would give 15 top executives awards if the company is successful in restructuring. A possible $8.82 in cash and deferred stock would be paid if the execs meet their goals to return money to creditors. To receive 100% of the …

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Telstar

On this day (July 10) 50 years ago was launched the first communication satellite. Telstar was 34.5 inches in diameter and weighed about 170 pounds. It was owned AT&T and made possible satellite communications between the US and Canada to Britain and France. As Telstar was an orbiting satellite, it was only available for about …

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Top Song 50 Years Ago; #13

The next song to hit the top of the charts in 1962 was a very romantic song. Roses are Red (My Love) by Bobby Vinton was originally recorded as an R&B song but he was allowed to record it again with a new arrangement including strings. It was Bobby’s first hit song. The song hit …

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