Monroe County

Trees struggling in Monroe County

A recent study says that planting a trillion trees across the globe could help reduce enough carbon to offset climate change. But locally, invasive...
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Tue, 07/16/2019 - 1:32pm
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Monroe County allows filing of lawsuit over licenses for undocumented immimgrants

The Monroe County Legislature on Tuesday night voted 17 – 10 authorizing County Executive Cheryl Dinolfo to sue New York State over the new ‘Green Light...
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Wed, 07/10/2019 - 9:30am
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Dinolfo focuses on economic development and jobs in State of the County address

Monroe County Executive Cheryl Dinolfo spent much of her 2019 State of the County address on Thursday night talking about advances the county has made...
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Thu, 05/30/2019 - 7:37pm
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Flu on the decline, but the season is not over yet

The flu virus is still around, but the numbers are definitely on the decline. The latest numbers just out from the Monroe County Health Department are...
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Mon, 05/06/2019 - 11:41am
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Campaign against flavored tobacco launches downstate, signals statewide effort

A new effort aimed at reducing minors' use of flavored tobacco products downstate could also be expanding to the Rochester area and across New York. The...
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Thu, 04/18/2019 - 1:20pm
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Flu deaths up by 1 - but overall, the number of new cases is declining

The latest weekly numbers on the flu in Monroe County show an increase in confirmed cases, but the number of new cases continues to decline. The number...
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Mon, 04/15/2019 - 12:04pm
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Flu cases increase in latest Monroe County numbers

The number of flu cases confirmed in Monroe County have risen. The latest on the weekly figures have been released by the county health department. The...
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Tue, 03/26/2019 - 1:47pm
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Seneca Park Zoo polar bear part of a conservation project

Monroe County’s Seneca Park Zoo is partnering with a program at the Cincinnati Zoo as part of a polar bear conservation project. County Executive Cheryl...
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Sat, 03/23/2019 - 7:40am
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Flu deaths increase by one, but the season still shows lower numbers than last year

The number of flu deaths in Monroe County has increased by one in the latest weekly numbers from the county health department. There were 10 deaths...
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Mon, 03/18/2019 - 12:07pm
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Grounding of Boeing 737 Max aircraft shouldn't have a big impact in Rochester

President Donald Trump says the U.S. is issuing an emergency order grounding all Boeing 737 Max 8 and Max 9 aircraft in the wake of a crash of an...
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Wed, 03/13/2019 - 1:42pm
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