SEC said to be investigating Kodak

SEC said to be investigating Kodak

The Securities and Exchange Commission is reportedly probing the circumstances of a $765 million federal loan for Kodak to make generic drugs.

RCSD superintendent says reopening plan can't please everyone

Schools superintendents are struggling to interpret health and safety guidelines related to reopening their districts.

Cuomo directs hate crime task force to help investigate assault against transgender man in Rochester

Cuomo said that he is outraged by reports that a 30-year-old Black trans man was attacked last Friday.

HOPR bike share could soon coast into Rochester

HOPR, a replacement for Zagster/Pace, could bring bike, e-bike, and e-scooter shares to Rochester as early as September.

Candidates emerge to replace Ortiz if she leaves Rochester City Council

City Council is considering their options to replace Jackie Ortiz, who is likely to become Monroe County’s next Democratic Board of Elections Commissioner.

Report: Monroe County awash in racist land deeds

Racist deed restrictions that are no longer enforceable but remain on the books plagued Monroe County, now we must confront their damage.

Rochester tenants facing eviction would get free legal counsel under new bill

A new pilot program would allow for tenants heading to eviction court to receive free legal representation.

After 97 years, Monroe Family YMCA closes

The Monroe Family YMCA branch is closing after 97 years. The organization has donated the building to the Center for Youth.

RCSD proposes hybrid schools reopening plan

Rochester Superintendent Lesli Myers-Small has introduced a plan for reopening schools that calls for a mix of in-school and distance learning.

RPD expands officer use of PepperBall guns

Previously, only the force’s specially trained tactical unit had access to the weapons. Now, trained patrol officers can also use them.

Rochester airport could be named for Frederick Douglass

The move was spurred by an online petition that received more than 2.500 signatures the weekend it was posted.

School boards say more money needed to safely reopen schools

While school board members want children back in the classroom — at least part time – they're concerned there isn't enough money to do it safely.

Monroe County COVID-19 hospitalizations drop to lowest number since March

The NYS health department has credited widespread acceptance of masks, distancing, and robust testing and tracing programs for the state's success in reining in the virus.

RIT will test dorm, apartment sewage to monitor COVID-19 spread on campus

The approach is meant to serve as an early warning system against campus outbreaks of the virus.

Morelle says he contacted RIT about LaMar, but denies seeking her firing

Representative Joe Morelle acknowledged Tuesday that he contacted RIT to inquire about Sabrina LaMar, but denied seeking to have her fired.

Waiting game awaits Rep. Joe Morelle after ethics complaint

Whether Morelle will be investigated for an alleged ethics violation is far from certain, but history suggests any probe would be thorough and aggressive.

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