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Thursday 19 October 2017
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Category: Featured News

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Four-Alarm Fire Erupts Downtown When Fire Alarm Wasn’t Working

Having a sprinkler system is a surefire way to stop a blaze before it gets out of hand. Research shows that sprinklers operated in 91% of...

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Why Can’t People With Special Needs Find Dentists? U of R Has Answers…

The University of Rochester Medical Center’s Eastman Institute for Oral Health received a $3.5 million grant this September to help...

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Gov. Cuomo Calls for Increased Gun Control

By Staff   In the wake of the shooting of Carey Gabay, an aide in Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s administration, Sept. 7, the governor has...

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City Announces Hispanic Heritage Month Events

The city of Rochester’s Hispanic Heritage Committee has announced the following events, which have been scheduled to celebrate Hispanic...

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Upstate Latino Summit To Be Held on Sept. 16 for Minority Entrepreneurs in Rochester

Rochester is often considered one of the best hidden gems in Upstate New York when it comes to business growth, and a new initiative to tap...

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Hispanic Heritage Committee Held Inaugural Latino Golf Tournament

By Staff   The City of Rochester Hispanic Heritage Committee held its inaugural Latino Golf Tournament Saturday, Aug. 29, as part of...

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Vargas Projects Higher Graduation Rates, in Annual Address

By Staff   Rochester City School District Superintendent Bolgen Vargas said 2014-15 graduation rates are projected to have...

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Why Are So Many Dry Cleaners in Rochester Getting Superfund Status?

For the second time in two weeks, a former Rochester dry cleaner has been declared a major environmental and public health threat. This...

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Police Warn Rochester Residents To Refuse Door-to-Door Salespeople

Rochester-area police departments are warning residents to beware pushy door-to-door salespeople as the summer draws to a close. Police in...

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African Americans and Latinos are More Likely to Experience Chronic Mental Illness

It should come as no surprise that the United States mental healthcare system is in crisis. In the chronically ill population alone, over...