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Nathaniel Rochester statue defaced

The statue of a pensive Nathaniel Rochester in Nathaniel Square Park in the South Wedge has been defaced. His hands have been painted blood-red, “SHAME”...
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Fri, 06/19/2020 - 7:06am
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Curfew in city, Monroe County after protest ends with violence

The city of Rochester and Monroe County were put under a curfew Saturday night after what began as a peaceful protest of hundreds of demonstrators...
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Sun, 05/31/2020 - 5:23am
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Mayor Lovely Warren makes Facebook plea to stop violence after weekend of fights

Nearing the end of a Memorial Day weekend rife with high-profile parties and large fights around Rochester, Mayor Lovely Warren took to Facebook on...
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Tue, 05/26/2020 - 12:04pm
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Monroe County COVID-19 hospitizations reach new high

Data from the Monroe County Health Department say hospitalizations for the coronavirus have reached a new high. As of Sunday night, 124 people were...
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Sun, 05/17/2020 - 5:21pm
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City Council votes to end THC testing for many prospective employees

The city of Rochester will no longer test job candidates for THC, the psychoactive chemical in marijuana. City Council approved legislation Tuesday that...
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Thu, 05/14/2020 - 7:35am
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Warren considers ‘shelter in place’ order, food options for residents

The city of Rochester is preparing for a possible “shelter in place” order that would make staying at home mandatory with some conditions. This type of...
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Thu, 03/19/2020 - 9:46am
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Mayor, other officials break ground on ROC the Riverway project at Rundel Library

Mayor Lovely Warren joined state and local officials Thursday to break ground for a ROC the Riverway project at the Rundel Memorial Library. The $8.1...
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Thu, 03/05/2020 - 11:56am
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Puerto Rican Festival 2020 brings more kid-friendly fun and expanded free admission

The Puerto Rican Festival is expanding free admission and kid-friendly activities this year and may receive twice as much funding from the city of...
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Tue, 03/03/2020 - 12:20pm
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Parents, advocates question RCSD leaders on 2020-21 budget

With the possibility of 800 layoffs at the end of the school year the Rochester City School District and community members are hoping for the best and...
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Thu, 02/20/2020 - 11:51pm
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City paves way for electric car sharing program

The city of Rochester already has a bike-share program, and now it's hoping that residents will soon share cars. The city is seeking proposals for a...
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Wed, 02/19/2020 - 12:25pm
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