More than half of COVID-19 deaths in Monroe County are people over 80

The Monroe County Health Department appears to be relaxing its policy of releasing age ranges of those who have died of COVID-19. More...

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Rochester runners launch the Virtual COVID-19 Miler this weekend

Rochester runners launch the Virtual COVID-19 Miler this weekend

Organizers wanted to provide a social experience for runners and support local shops that have had to temporarily close.

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Suspected COVID-19 patient in Brighton jail by order of Monroe County Health

Suspected COVID-19 patient in Brighton jail by order of Monroe County Health

Monroe County has turned the Brighton jail into a COVID-19 isolation center, and the Health Department has issued its first civil order to detain an individual with symptoms who refused to be tested.

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Monroe County deputies field fewer domestic violence, theft calls in March amid pandemic

Monroe County deputies field fewer domestic violence, theft calls in March amid pandemic

Calls to the Monroe County Sheriff's Office for domestic violence, mental health, and thefts fell in March, countering a trend across the country.

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Urban agriculture regroups as Rochester halts permits for community gardens

Urban agriculture regroups as Rochester halts permits for community gardens

Advocates, activists, and policymakers are wrestling with what community gardening and growing looks like in a pandemic.

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Cuomo orders upstate hospitals to give spare ventilators to  downstate health centers

Cuomo orders upstate hospitals to give spare ventilators to downstate health centers

The governor said the hospitals will get the ventilators back or will be reimbursed so they can buy new ones.

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Jazz Festival canceled; fall date being considered

Jazz Festival canceled; fall date being considered

Rochester’s heavy summer festival season has already taken many hits, including the cancellation of the Lilac Festival.

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Catch up with friends over video chat with while you quarantine with a sweet treat

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Musical Theatre Virtual Trivia Night @ A Magical Journey Thru Stages

Musical Theatre Virtual Trivia Night @ A Magical Journey Thru Stages

March 31, 7pm: Grades 6-8 Meeting ID: 735-838-854 March 31, 8pm: Grades...

Online Forest School @ Virtual Rochester Museum & Science Center

Via Zoom, far ages 5-7, 8-10, and 11-13....

Livestream: Story Time with Hannah @ Gates Public Library

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