Commentary: About the Monroe County GOP’s change of heart

Commentary: About the Monroe County GOP’s change of heart

Monroe County Republicans say they’ve had a change of heart over a wrongheaded law they rammed through the County Legislature. But it smells more like a change of plans.

Commentary: If I were mayor . . .

A public shaming square at Parcel 5. Re-branding "Center City." A funding stream for the arts. The crow as the official city bird. Fill in the Inner Loop. What would you do if you were mayor of Rochester?

Commentary: What did Judge Rosenbaum do? We can only guess.

The best taxpayers can do to piece together the extent of Rosenbaum’s alleged harassment is to deduce what Rosenbaum didn’t do.

Commentary: Bankruptcy won't cure RCSD, but it could help

Sometimes bankruptcy courts can accomplish what no one else can because they can get stakeholders on the same page.

CITY's comments are back

Ten months ago, CITY disabled the comments function at the bottom of articles on its website after the platform became a disheartening, sucking, swirling eddy of insults. For years prior to being dismantled, the comments section had simultaneously served as a marketplace of ideas, an exchange of information, and a self-moderated town hall.

Congressional special election date looks like a rigged game

Combining a special election to replace disgraced Chris Collins with a presidential primary would save money. But it comes with another cost: credibility.

New York’s high-speed rail fail

Rochester doesn’t have enough train travelers to support a coffee shop. Is there really a market upstate for high-speed rail that costs billions?

Cuomo’s veto snubs Monroe County’s poor

Vetoed bill would have given public assistance recipients across the state the same protections for those in New York City.


Winter Kids Day of Play @ Montezuma Audubon Center

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Snow Sculpture @ Central Library

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