Safer opioid packaging urged after Brighton baby fatally overdoses on methadone

Safer opioid packaging urged after Brighton baby fatally overdoses on methadone

Sen. Charles Schumer calls on FDA to put opioids in blister packs.

 

Second Dinolfo administration official announces departure

Parks Director Larry Staub announced his retirement last week. Now, Robert Franklin, the county's chief financial officer, will follow suit.

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Feedback 11/20

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Urban Action 11/20

This week's call to action includes the following events and activities. (All are free and open to the public unless otherwise noted.)

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URMC plans orthopedic campus at Marketplace Mall

There are big expansion plans in the works for The Marketplace Mall, but they don't include the addition of any big-box store or other retailers. Instead, the University of Rochester, the town of Henrietta and Wilmorite have announced plans for a new tenant —UR Medicine's Orthopedics and Physical Performance Center.

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Let’s call it what it was: The Cabal Act of 2019

As one astute CITY reader noted, the CABLE Act was more cabal.

Editor's Notebook

County first responder harassment law passes

Democratic legislators who have worked as first responders say it’s unnecessary and problematic.

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CABLE Act took a page from GOP playbooks in other states

Republicans in North Carolina, Wisconsin, Michigan have taken legislative action to weaken incoming Democrats

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Monroe County GOP withdraws CABLE Act

The bill would have curtailed the power of the incoming Democratic county executive, Adam Bello.

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Committee will help Bello with county exec transition

County Executive-elect Adam Bello has asked committee groups to identify "critical issues facing our community" and recommend strategies to address them.

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‘This is not a power grab,’ GOP says of bill

Legislators first saw CABLE Act bill at GOP headquarters.

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Filmi Worlds: A Festival of Indian Cinema @ Dryden Theatre

Panel discussions & screenings....
2019 Beaujolais Nouveau Celebration & Fundraiser for our Veterans @ Strathallan

2019 Beaujolais Nouveau Celebration & Fundraiser for our Veterans @ Strathallan

The evening consists of Beaujolais Nouveau wine and other light tastings, cash...
Flower City All-Stars: Chef Throwdown @ The Historic German House Auditorium

Flower City All-Stars: Chef Throwdown @ The Historic German House Auditorium

Two teams, each comprised of 3 chefs, battle for the People's Choice...

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Popular Events

  • Filmi Worlds: A Festival of Indian Cinema @ Dryden Theatre

    • Thu., Nov. 21 $7-$10
  • Read With a Furry Friend @ Gates Public Library

    • Thu., Nov. 21, 6-7 p.m.
  • Get to Know Your Android Phone or Tablet: Beyond the Basics @ JCC of Greater Rochester

    • Wed., Dec. 18, 2-4 p.m. $45/$55; Optional text $15
  • "All Things Are Photographable" @ Main Street Arts

    • Thu., Nov. 21, 7 p.m.
  • Animal Encounters @ Strong National Museum of Play

    • Wednesdays, 12 p.m. Continues through Dec. 18 $21
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