The Fairport 'race riot' that never happened

On Oct. 20, 1920, a Black man named James Noey was killed by a white police officer amid what has falsely been called a race riot. More...

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Rochester schools contractor settles diversity fraud case for $200K

Rochester schools contractor settles diversity fraud case for $200K

Bell Mechanical Contractors will pay New York $200,000 for forging diversity criteria in the Rochester Schools Modernization Program.

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For these employers, there are no background checks, no drug tests, no interviews, and no problems

For these employers, there are no background checks, no drug tests, no interviews, and no problems

Embracing the 'open hiring' concept means being open-minded to no background checks and no interviews and overlooking applicants' checkered pasts.

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Gates Police halt use of Strong for mental health arrests

Gates Police halt use of Strong for mental health arrests

Chief Jim VanBrederode cited incidents where patients are released within hours, only for the same behavior to result in another 911 call.

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Cuomo: Vaccine to go to essential workers and most vulnerable first

Cuomo: Vaccine to go to essential workers and most vulnerable first

Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Sunday that essential workers and high-risk individuals would get priority for a COVID-19 vaccine.

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LGBTQ people are being overlooked in New York's COVID-19 health data

LGBTQ people are being overlooked in New York's COVID-19 health data

New York has added the gender category of "other" to coronavirus test forms to capture transgender people, but advocates say "other" is not a catch-all.

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Monroe County officials say local COVID-19 infection rate remains low

Monroe County officials say local COVID-19 infection rate remains low

Monroe County has the lowest COVID-19 infection rate for communities with over 500,000 people in the United States.

Carol Naughton: Building Holistic Communities @ Livestream

Carol Naughton: Building Holistic Communities @ Livestream

Part of the Community Design Center's Reshaping Rochester series. Registration required. Details...
Book Discussion. Hold Still: A Memoir with Photographs by Sally Mann @ Virtual Central Library

Book Discussion. Hold Still: A Memoir with Photographs by Sally Mann @ Virtual Central Library

Librarians Nanci Nugent and Bob Scheffel will join you in a discussion...
Fannie Barrier Williams (1893-1918): 100 Years After Suffrage and the Legacies of Race, Gender, and Civic Voice @ Livestream

Fannie Barrier Williams (1893-1918): 100 Years After Suffrage and the Legacies of Race, Gender, and Civic Voice @ Livestream

This talk spotlights Fannie Barrier Williams (1893-1918), a Western NY Progressive Era...

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