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Officials Break Ground on New Irondequoit Library
State and local officials dug shovels into the ground on a new state-of-the-art library in the Town of Irondequoit on Wednesday. "Our new library,...
University Of Rochester Gets A Major Research Grant To Study Longevity
The University of Rochester is getting a major grant to lead a research project to study longevity. The U of R will be doing the research into how a...
Mass Meditation Means to Bring Attention to Pollution in the Genesee River
Dozens sat in silent midday meditation Tuesday on the Pont de Rennes footbridge in the heart of downtown Rochester.
A Green Space Replaces Asphalt for Earth Day
A small green space popped up in downtown Rochester Tuesday. In honor of Earth Day, a tiny park took to the place of what had been four city parking...
Bed Bath & Beyond Settles Employment Discrimination Case
The state Attorney General’s office has settled an employment discrimination case with a national chain of home wares stores The case against Bed...
School of the Arts Wins $5,000 in Singing Competition
Representatives from the New York Lottery presented a $5,000 check Wednesday at the School of the Arts.
Conference Focuses on Future Storm Prep
Governor Cuomo gathered local leaders from around the state to talk about reaction to past storms, and to plan for the next ones. Cuomo invited...
Wegmans To Build Two Stores Near Richmond, Virginia
Wegmans has confirmed that it plans to build two stores in the suburbs of Richmond, Virginia. The Rochester-based supermarket chain says they will be...
New Nature Center Planned for "Grand Canyon of the East"
Letchworth State Park has announced plans to construct a four-season nature center. Local officials say this will enhance the visitor experience and...
Developer Submits $1 Million Casino Application Fee
A Rochester based developer has submitted the required $1 million fee to the New York State Gaming Commission to compete for a casino license....
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