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. 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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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.

Movies

Round-up: new to streaming

Round-up: new to streaming

With movie theaters around the greater Rochester area shuttered due to the coronavirus pandemic, film lovers are having to look elsewhere for their viewing entertainment. Here are some of the best from the waves of new offerings arriving on digital platforms.

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Other Half Brewing challenges breweries to get 'All Together'

Quaran-tea time

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

A sobering reality

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Rochester Livestream Music Festival @ Livestream

Rochester Livestream Music Festival @ Livestream

FRIDAY APRIL 3rd 12:00pm Brian MacDonald from the Honey Smugglers 12:30pm Ben...
Come Together for Hochstein @ Hochstein School of Music & Dance

Come Together for Hochstein @ Hochstein School of Music & Dance

Classical Guitar Night: Live Online @ Virtual Little Cafe

Classical Guitar Night: Live Online @ Virtual Little Cafe

Featured performer: Tom Torrisi Also featuring Patrick Peralta, Daniel Conant...

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