Democrats Harry Bronson
and Rachel Barnhart, who are running in a 138th Assembly District primary
, will debate from 8 p.m. to 9 p.m. Wednesday, September 7. Bronson is the incumbent in the race and Barnhart is a former television news reporter and anchor.
The debate is sponsored by Voice of the Voter, which is a collaboration between WXXI, the Democrat and Chronicle, WHAM channel 13, and WDKX FM 103.9. The debate will air on WXXI’s TV and radio channels, and streamed online. BY JEREMY MOULE
The lawsuit filed last month
by the Rochester building trades unions against the Rochester Joint Schools Construction Board
will be heard in State Supreme Court on Wednesday, September 7. The lawsuit challenges the board’s decision to cancel the project labor agreement for the $435 million second phase of construction work. BY TIM LOUIS MACALUSO
Proposals are due on Friday, September 9
, for Parcel 5 on the Midtown site
downtown. That’s also the day that a grassroots group says that it will submit plans
to keep part of the parcel as green space.
Ideas previously mentioned for Parcel 5 are a casino run by the Seneca Nation of Indians
, and a performing arts center.
A committee will review, evaluate, and rank all proposals received and then make a recommendation to Rochester Mayor Lovely Warren and City Council. BY CHRISTINE CARRIE FIEN