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Rochester's first housing court opens

When City Councilmember Mary Lupien was campaigning last year, she said she heard from hundreds of Rochester residents who described the unlivable...
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Tue, 01/07/2020 - 12:19pm
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Monroe County GOP fields first candidate of 2020, talks future

At a rally Friday announcing the first Republican candidate for office in Monroe County this year -- Elena Cariola for Surrogate’s Court judge -- the...
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Fri, 01/03/2020 - 2:50pm
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Rochester poverty czar Leonard Brock to step down

Leonard Brock, the executive director of the Rochester-Monroe Anti-Poverty Initiative, an ambitious effort to reduce poverty in the region that has been...
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Thu, 12/12/2019 - 3:13pm
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Rochester Human Trafficking Court expanding resources to include Monroe County

The Rochester Human Trafficking Court is expanding its services to include towns and villages around Monroe County, with the help of a federal grant....
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Tue, 10/29/2019 - 2:54pm
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School board referendum decision coming Friday

The judge who's hearing a Rochester City School District lawsuit against the city of Rochester says he'll issue a decision at 10 a.m. Friday. The...
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Thu, 08/01/2019 - 1:43pm
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American Council of the Blind names new leadership, continues battle for accessibility and inclusion

The American Council of the Blind , an advocacy group for the rights of visually impaired and blind people, elected new leadership at the organization’s...
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Fri, 07/12/2019 - 7:23am
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Rochester loses Jehovah's Witnesses convention over failed negotiations

For the first time in over 30 years, Rochester will not be hosting a regional convention for thousands of Jehovah's Witnesses this summer. According to...
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Wed, 07/10/2019 - 3:57am
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Peo wins tight Northwest City Council seat after absentee ballots counted

The close Democratic primary for a seat on Rochester's City Council was settled Tuesday. Candidate Jose Peo looked on as the votes were counted by hand...
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Tue, 07/02/2019 - 2:32pm
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Five-year grant will fund sexual risk avoidance program

Hundreds of Rochester children will get help with social-emotional development, sex education, and more, thanks to a $1.375 million grant from the New...
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Wed, 06/26/2019 - 8:50am
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Mayor Warren calls for change in the city school district during her State of the City address

Rochester Mayor Lovely Warren used her State of the City address on Tuesday night to not only list recent accomplishments and future goals, but also to...
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Wed, 04/24/2019 - 4:16am
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