Category: Featured News, Local News

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Union St. Returns to Two-Way Traffic for First Time in 50 Years

By Staff   A section of Union St. has returned to two-way traffic for the first time in more than 50 years, as part of the...

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Witness Alleges Police Intimidation in Civil Rights Lawsuit

By Staff   Pedro Luis DeJesus, the Remington St. resident who initially reported to police that he saw officers approach and beat...

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Rochester to Participate in “Cities Supporting the Early Childhood Workforce” Initiative

By Staff   Rochester has been selected by the National League of Cities (NLC) to participate in the “Cities Supporting the Early...

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Rachel Barnhart Exploring a Run for Mayor

By Staff   Former WROC-TV news anchor Rachel Barnhart has announced she is currently exploring a run for mayor. “Our team is...

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Update: Judge Astacio No Longer Assigned Work as Judge

By Staff   (Update, Nov. 28) – Rochester City Court Judge Leticia Astacio will no longer be assigned work in her role as a...

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Monroe County Kicks Off Annual “Coats for Seniors” Drive

By Staff   Monroe County has kicked off its annual “Coats for Seniors” drive, to collect and distribute winter coats to seniors in...

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Astacio Apologizes After Pleading Guilty to Violation; Says Media Portrayal “Inaccurate”

By Staff   Rochester City Court Judge Leticia Astacio posted an apology on Facebook Thursday, after returning to court this week for...

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RCSD Teacher Receives Empire State Excellence in Teaching Award

By Staff   Gov. Andrew Cuomo has  presented Adel Bouallagui, a Rochester City School District ESOL teacher at Vanguard Collegiate...

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Dinolfo Presents First County Budget to Legislature

By Staff   Monroe County Executive Cheryl Dinolfo has presented her first County Budget to the Monroe County Legislature, promising...

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Rochester Announces Plan for Mixed Material Recycling Scheme

Rochester is starting a new city-wide recycling scheme. This mixed recycling program is the first for Rochester, and means that you can...