Christine Carrie Fien 
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News editor. Writer. Mommy. Friend to all humankind.

Christine Carrie Fien

I'm City's news editor, which means I oversee all aspects of our news-gathering operation. I also sneak in to an occasional City Council meeting and cover Rochester's intriguing and eclectic neighbors. My family has a long legacy here, and I'm proud to continue to represent.

Recent Articles

  • Building up

    There's a lot of construction happening downtown. Here's what to expect to open
    • Mar 29, 2017
  • Hetsko's heart

    • Mar 15, 2017
  • Squeezing starts at GateHouse-owned Daily Record and RBJ

    • Feb 28, 2017
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    Recent Posts

  • Mayor Barnhart? She's thinking about it

    Barnhart’s possible mayoral run must have heads spinning at the Monroe County Democratic Committee.
    • Dec 5, 2016
  • Warren aims to get rid of red-light cameras

    • Dec 1, 2016
  • WEEK AHEAD: Events for the week of Monday, November 21

    • Nov 21, 2016
  • More »

    Recent Comments

    Re: “To reach city's potential, rethink what is possible

    Peter, you just caught us early. The art department puts the content online and, when news gets in, we put the stories in the order we want them.

    5 likes, 8 dislikes
    Posted by Christine Carrie Fien on 03/01/2017 at 10:16 AM

    Re: “Rochester needs real leadership

    CITY didn't extend an invitation to anyone; Mr. Sheppard asked if he could submit a response to a previous column. We will happily consider all submissions.

    3 likes, 6 dislikes
    Posted by Christine Carrie Fien on 02/16/2017 at 11:15 AM

    Re: “Barnhart says big tax cut will lead to more prosperous city

    Please refrain from making personal attacks, otherwise your comments will be edited or deleted. Thanks.

    3 likes, 5 dislikes
    Posted by Christine Carrie Fien on 02/08/2017 at 9:23 AM

    Re: “Working together to survive Trump

    DCole37: Thanks for the inquiry, but we've decided against adding the Libertarians; the Libertarian philosophy isn't a progressive one. We've included the GOP because we'd like to see some progressive reforms within.

    0 likes, 8 dislikes
    Posted by Christine Carrie Fien on 11/25/2016 at 1:56 PM

    Re: “Poison rhetoric trickles down

    Thanks for playing. Comments on this story are now closed.

    2 likes, 6 dislikes
    Posted by Christine Carrie Fien on 10/18/2016 at 9:23 AM

    Re: “Feedback 10/5

    Excellent point, RP. It's 470,000 barrels a day. We've added that to the story. Thanks!

    0 likes, 1 dislike
    Posted by Christine Carrie Fien on 10/07/2016 at 10:36 AM

    Re: “Nojay's life, and death, made an impression

    Comments on this story are now closed.

    0 likes, 7 dislikes
    Posted by Christine Carrie Fien on 09/19/2016 at 2:13 PM

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    • ELECTIONS 2012: The case against Brooks for Congress

      Congressional candidate Maggie Brooks almost never refers to the “people” of Monroe County; they are “taxpayers,” even when the context seems to demand another noun. The subtle bit of messaging aligns with Brooks’ signature and much-touted accomplishment as county executive: freezing the property tax rate.
      • Oct 24, 2012
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