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The Wegman Family Charitable Foundation has committed $5 million to support patient care and capital improvements in the Rochester Regional Health...
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There’s growing pressure on a group of breakaway Democrats in the state Senate to reunite with the mainstream Democrats and form a majority to rule...
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A local high-tech company is expanding and adding jobs. Governor Andrew Cuomo announced on Tuesday that IDEX Health...
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The Rochester City School District is conducting a week long leadership summit consisting of national speakers, educational seminars and personal...
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What is the future of Catholic education? We’ve seen some schools shift and close, but the evolution of Catholic education shows some resilience....
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We continue our series of interviews with the candidates for Rochester City School Board. We discuss the candidates’ priorities, and we discuss hot...
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One woman is dead as the result of a collision between a car and a train in the Town of Palmyra Tuesday morning. It happened just after 7:00 a.m.,...
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ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is proposing changes to the state's hate crimes law following the deadly white supremacist rally in...
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The abundance of rain this spring and summer has boosted the growth of local honeybee hives, but a menacing mite is continuing to cause havoc....
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A woman described by Mayor Lovely Warren as a ‘trailblazer and a fighter’ for the Rochester community has died. Vernice Warfield died at home Monday...
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