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Quad A for Kids Competes in National Soap Box Derby

By Lisa Dumas   Students from the local, non-profit group Quad A for Kids competed in the All American Soap Box Derby in Akron, Ohio,...

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Rochester’s 2015 Summer Recreation Programs

By Staff   The city has announced the following recreation programs for kids this summer, including camps, swimming, sports, and more....

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RCSD, RTS Reach Agreement to Bus Kids to Summer School

By Staff   The Rochester City School District and Regional Transit Service have reached an agreement to bus students to summer school,...

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Record Number of Student Scholarships

Record number of college scholarships will be awarded to high school seniors in the fall of 2015 Financial support for 61 students in...

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Six Tips for Keeping Teens Safe on Social Media

As the end of the school year approaches, children and teenagers might turn more to social media channels to stay connected with their...

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Assembly Initiates Search for Executive Director of New Office of Ethics and Compliance

Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie announced that the New York State Assembly has initiated a nationwide search for an attorney with extensive...

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Gates-Chili District to Contest Service Dog Findings

By Staff   The Gates-Chili Central School District has announced it will contest a ruling by the US Department of Justice (DOJ), and...

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MCC, Bryant and Stratton Step in after Everest Closes

By Staff   After Corinthian Colleges Inc.’s abrupt closure of the Everest Institute’s Rochester campus, several local colleges,...

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RTS Cancels Partnership with RCSD

By Staff   RTS CEO Bill Carpenter and RGRTA Board of Commissioners Chairman Jim Redmond announced RTS will discontinue its partnership...

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Civil Rights Groups Condemn Police Killings of Unarmed Latinos

By Staff   In the wake of civil unrest surrounding the police killings of several unarmed black males across the country, civil...