A citizens group will rally Sunday against a New York State Canal Corporation plan to remove trees from sections of Erie Canal embankment in Pittsford and Perinton. Stop the Clear Cut's rally will be held at noon across from the Ayrault Road boat launch in Perinton.
Activists and workers staged a rally near the Cheesecake Factory in Pittsford Plaza yesterday, coordinated by Metro Justice, to call attention to "fair scheduling" regulations being considered in Albany. The regulations, which have been proposed by the State Labor Department, would provide important benefits to hourly workers, particularly those in fields such as restaurants, retail, and child care. If approved, the rules will require employers to give workers at least 14 days' notice of their work schedule, and the workers would receive extra pay for last-minute changes in their schedule.
Rochester City School District officials decided, at a meeting earlier this week, to close School 41 and re-open a new school in the same location
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This week's calls to action include the following events and activities. (All are free and open to the public, unless otherwise noted.)
The global refugee crisis has been getting worse over the past several years. More than 65 million people have been forced from their homes by political instability, war, persecution, or extreme poverty.
Cedric Alexander's office is sparse and uncluttered. There are the usual mementos, awards, and framed diplomas you find in most executive offices.
A new report notes that Rochester's police oversight process "was part of the first wave of civilian oversight in the first half of the 20th century" and that "many communities have moved beyond or enhanced this approach with other forms of monitoring."
Donald Trump and the madness in the White House isn't our biggest problem. The Republicans in Congress are.
Several advocacy groups will hold a Reimagine RTS "Meeting in a Box" from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday
at the Worker’s United Building, 750 East Avenue.