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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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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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