Education... means emancipation

What would Frederick Douglass think now of the state of education in the city he loved? Seven Rochesterians – community leaders, students, and parents – offer their assessment and their advice.
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Music

Interview: The Goddamn Gallows

Interview: The Goddamn Gallows

Hangmen

Of all the bands currently out there liberally slathering the suffix "billy" all over their diagnosis - as in psychobilly, punkabilly, swingabilly, et al. - The Goddamn Gallows makes the most sense.

News & Opinion

County exec race will be Dinolfo versus Bello

County exec race will be Dinolfo versus Bello

County Executive Cheryl Dinolfo has received the Republican Party's official backing for her reelection bid, and Democrats have designated County Clerk Adam Bello as their candidate against her.

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RTS is thinking about creating 'mobility zones'

RTS is thinking about creating 'mobility zones'

As early as summer 2020, RTS could be providing public transit in some key suburban areas through smaller buses and more flexible routes.

News & Opinion

Unlocking Alzheimer's blood-pressure connection

Unlocking Alzheimer's blood-pressure connection

Last year, more than five million people in the US were living with Alzheimer's Disease, the most common form of dementia, and that number is expected to grow to 14 million by 2050.

Arts & Entertainment

'#Mobilize' summons traces of social movements

'#Mobilize' summons traces of social movements

Using GPS info from tweets with social justice hashtags, art collective Larson Shindelman creates images at the sites where the tweeter stood. The duo's images are on view at Eastman Museum.

News & Opinion

Rochester school board shows off its problems

Rochester school board shows off its problems

Even before the vote on a crucial report was taken, the board demonstrated, almost on cue, one of Aquino's biggest concerns.

This Week's Issue

Cover Story:
Education... means emancipation
What would Frederick Douglass think now of the state of education in the city he loved? Seven Rochesterians – community leaders, students, and parents – offer their assessment and their advice.
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NordicFest @ Cumming Nature Center

Making a Difference in Rochester: A New Home, A New Beginning @ Downtown Presbyterian Church

Habitat for Humanity....

Black Students at Eastman Presents: Black Composers @ Ray Wright Room 120

Works by Price, Bonds, Hailstork, Still, and more. Reception to follow....

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    • Bello was Irondequoit supervisor for two years and two and 1/2 months, Jan. 1, 2016…

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