Category: Local News

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Rochester One of Five Cities to compete for $20 Million in State Energy Funding

By Staff   Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo has announced funding for a New York Power Authority (NYPA) Competition that will award up to $20...

Rochester Native Sets World Record in Millrose Games

It is often said that running is 10% physical and 90% mental. Though the sentiment can’t exactly be proven, Rochester native Brycen...

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U of R awards FuturPointe Dance the 2014 Lillian Fairchild Memorial Award

By Staff   The University of Rochester’s English Department has named N’jelle Gage and Guy Thorne of FuturPointe Dance the...

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RTS to hold Information Sessions for Proposed New Route

By Staff   Regional Transit Service (RTS) plans to launch a new route, and combine two previous routes,  which will now run between...

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Delmonize Smith Leaves City Hall, Kate Washington Appointed Interim

Delmonize Smith, commissioner of the city’s department of business and neighborhood development, will be leaving the job after less...

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Mayor Warren delivers First State of the City Address

By Staff   Mayor Lovely Warren said Rochester’s “best days are ahead,’ in her first ever Sate of the City address Thursday...

Maggie Brooks says Only Local Laborers will build New Downtown MCC Campus

By Staff Monroe County Executive Maggie Brooks has announced a Project Labor Agreement (PLA) with local labor unions for the new downtown...

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Action for A Better Community Employees hold Rally over Wage Increase

By Staff Union workers at Action for a Better Community’s ABC Head Start held a rally Feb. 12, in response to stalled contract...

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Former RPD Chief James Sheppard to run for Monroe County Legislature, says Community Engagement is Key

By Lisa Dumas Former Rochester Police Department Chief James Sheppard has announced he’s running for Monroe County Legislature, in the...

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Patrina Freeman Announces Candidacy for Irondequoit School Board

Irondequoit, NY – Patrina Freeman, longtime community volunteer and mother of three, announced her candidacy for a seat on the East...