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Gateways Music Festival aims to entertain and inspire

The Gateways Music Festival is in Rochester this week, capped off by a concert Sunday in Kodak Hall at the Eastman Theatre. The 125 musicians from all...
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Fri, 08/09/2019 - 7:04pm
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City files appeal on RCSD referendum

As Mayor Lovely Warren promised, the city filed an appeal Friday in the New York State Supreme Court's Appellate Division, asking the court to reverse a...
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Fri, 08/09/2019 - 11:39am
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Rochester Police break up rowdy crowds after bottles and other debris thrown at officers

Rochester Police say that they used a pepper ball deployment Saturday afternoon after residents in the Park Avenue area called in to complain about...
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Sun, 08/04/2019 - 11:42am
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Park Ave Fest anticipating big crowds with the sunny skies this weekend

Organizers of the 43 rd annual Park Ave Summer Art Fest have to be pleased with the weekend forecast: mainly dry and sunny, even if it will be on the...
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Sat, 08/03/2019 - 3:44am
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Judge rejects proposed advisory referendum on the Rochester School Board

A NYS Supreme Court Justice has ruled that Rochester cannot put an advisory referendum about the future of the city school board on the November ballot....
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Fri, 08/02/2019 - 3:13pm
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NYS Education Commissioner MaryEllen Elia is resigning

New York State Education Commissioner MaryEllen Elia is leaving that job at the end of August. Elia, who was appointed to the post in 2015, released a...
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Mon, 07/15/2019 - 1:37pm
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Police chief, Mayor appeal to public after crime spike

After a spike in homicides in the last several days, Mayor Lovely Warren and Rochester Police Chief LaRon Singletary on Friday made an appeal to the...
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Fri, 07/12/2019 - 3:20pm
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Connections: Discussing the City of Rochester's "dynamic staffing" policy for firehouses

A new policy implemented by the City of Rochester allows the fire chief to temporarily close firehouses due to low staffing. The move saves the city...
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Wed, 07/10/2019 - 10:56am
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Huge crowd expected for fireworks and concerts on Independence Day

The City of Rochester will be celebrating the 4th of July with free concerts and fireworks. Local salsa group Orquestra Antonetti, and soul groups Paul...
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Wed, 07/03/2019 - 10:38am
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Connections: Abby McCarthy on what she learned from running 2,000 streets in Rochester

Six months, 2,000 streets, 902 miles. Abby McCarthy decided last December that she wanted to run every street in Rochester, and now she’s done it. She’s...
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Mon, 07/01/2019 - 10:20am
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