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A public directory helps people support Black-owned businesses this holiday season

People looking to support minority owned businesses this holiday season can find a list of black-owned businesses on BOBrochester.com . The website,...
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Sun, 11/29/2020 - 6:04am
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City of Rochester makes some changes due to orange zone designation

Mayor Lovely Warren has announced some changes to city operations as a result of Monday’s directive from the state that portions of the city will be...
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Mon, 11/23/2020 - 12:47pm
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City Council approves Conor Dwyer Reynolds as PAB executive director

By a unanimous vote, the Rochester City Council has approved Conor Dwyer Reynolds as the first executive director of the Police Accountability Board....
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Tue, 11/10/2020 - 4:28pm
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Biden-Harris supporters get together for a party at the Liberty Pole

When Joe Biden and Kamala Harris were declared the president-elect and vice president-elect on Saturday, the local activist organization Free the People...
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Sat, 11/07/2020 - 5:04pm
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Expectation for big crowds at Susan B. Anthony's gravesite on Tuesday

City of Rochester officials are anticipating big crowds at Mount Hope Cemetery on Tuesday, with the potential for thousands of people paying respects to...
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Tue, 11/03/2020 - 10:47am
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RPD investigates double murder that happened early Sunday morning

Rochester Police say two people were shot and killed on State St. early Sunday morning. RPD responded at about 1:15 a.m. to 429 State Street for a...
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Sun, 11/01/2020 - 5:01pm
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Warren outlines initiatives to address gun violence spike

The city will take several initiatives to curb gun violence in response to a recent spike in shootings, Mayor Lovely Warren announced Friday. Warren...
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Fri, 10/30/2020 - 12:08pm
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Software company expands in Rochester and plans to add up to 100 new jobs

A software company is expanding in Rochester and expects to create up to 100 new jobs over the next five years. Officials with Calero-MDSL officially...
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Fri, 10/30/2020 - 5:33am
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State auditors finger-wag city on ethics training

Two weeks after the family of Daniel Prude and its attorneys made his death and the circumstances around it public, Mayor Lovely Warren, under pressure...
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Mon, 10/26/2020 - 2:08pm
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Protective covering put over Susan B. Anthony’s gravestone

The City of Rochester has devised a plan to protect Susan B. Anthony’s grave and keep a new tradition alive. In 2016, thousands of people flocked to...
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Mon, 10/26/2020 - 9:22am
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