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On Sunday, the 103rd anniversary of women’s suffrage was celebrated. Local female creatives showcased their talents at Susan B. Anthony Park in commemoration. Additionally, the upcoming 19th Amendment Emporium was introduced, designed to be a hub where women can explore new creative ventures or learn entrepreneurship skills to succeed in business. Set to open its […]

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August 12, 2023

The 2023 A.P. Property Services Airshow is set to take flight this weekend at the Frederick Douglass Greater Rochester International Airport. Attendees can look forward to exhilarating performances by the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds, along with the MQ-9 Reapers, MH-65 Dolphin, and A-10C Thunderbolts, among others. Originating from Nellis Air Force Base in Nevada, the […]

During the 2023-24 academic year, the Gates Chili and Greece school districts will provide all students with complimentary breakfast and lunch. These districts have been granted the Community Eligibility Provision (CEP) with backing from the U.S. Department of Agriculture. While families can access these meals without the need for paperwork, it’s recommended they submit an […]

The Monroe County Legislature enacted the Fair Chance Employment Act and prohibited “the box,” banning inquiries about criminal history on county job applications. During yesterday’s legislative meeting, the lawmakers cast their votes, resulting in a 20 to 9 decision in favor of the act. Source: 13 WHAM

This year at Bills training camp, local health organizations are launching nutritional awareness campaigns featuring a two-for-one special. Foodlink has joined forces with others to tackle the issue of food insecurity within New York State. To address the vital need for food access, they have deployed mobile farm market trucks to the camp. Nichole Borch […]

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August 8, 2023

This week, Monroe County is taking its Recycling Education Road Show to nearby farmers’ markets. This past Sunday at the Brockport Farmers’ Market, Monroe County’s Department of Environmental Services enlightened the community on the correct methods of recycling. Tina Stephens, the county’s waste diversion and education coordinator, emphasized the importance of proper recycling, stating: “The […]

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August 5, 2023

The city’s annual Puerto Rican Festival began Thursday evening at Innovative Field. Recognized as Monroe County’s longest-standing ethnic festival, the celebration is filled with live music, dance, an array of delicious food, and more! The festival schedule is set for Friday night from 5 to 11 pm, and Saturday from noon to 11 pm. Advance […]

The Rochester Fringe Festival revealed the lineup for this year’s event, consisting of almost 500 performances and more than 30 diverse venues. Featuring a rich mixture of local, regional, national, and international artists, the extensive array of entertainment is set to attract new visitors to the festival. It will offer attendees the chance to explore […]

Nurses at Rochester General Hospital are prepared to strike today, a move that is creating widespread concern over the possible impact. The recent round of negotiations between Rochester Regional Health and the Rochester Union of Nurses and Allied Professionals has recently concluded without significant progress. RRH has expressed dissatisfaction with the outcome, leading to a […]

A multimillion-dollar enhancement is on the way for one of Rochester’s historical locations! Legislators from the state have revealed a $2 million grant that will be directed towards refurbishing the Auditorium Theatre. Earlier this year, the entire Auditorium Center complex was acquired by the Rochester Broadway Theatre League, who are now in the process of […]

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