After 104 years, Wilson Hardware closes shop

After 104 years, Wilson Hardware closes shop

A neighborhood staple, the store at Monroe Avenue and Canterbury Road remained family-owned since its founding in 1916.

Legislature looking to add Board of Elections staff

The positions are needed in part because of shifts in election schedules that'll last into coming years, legislative leaders said.

Mayor Lovely Warren makes Facebook plea to stop violence after weekend of fights

Mayor Lovely Warren pleaded on Facebook to stop the violence after a Memorial Day weekend rife with high-profile fights.

Coronavirus antibody testing is a 'wild west' in NY

Public health officials in New York say the coronavirus test shortage is gone. Now, antibody testing has become a "wild west."

Henrietta becomes a Democratic Party battleground

An unprecedented battle for control of the Henrietta Democratic Committee reflects the growing pains of the party in Monroe County.

Monroe County’s pandemic-driven budget gap shrinks, but remains massive

County Executive Adam Bello laid out steps his administration is taking to bridge a projected $45.8 million to $81.5 million shortfall.

COVID-19 hospitalizations climb to new high again in Monroe County

The 157 people in hospitals for COVID-19 treatment in Monroe County on Thursday was a new record high.

How much plastic is in the Great Lakes? Tons and tons.

A pair of RIT researchers calculated that Lake Erie contains an estimated 381 tons of plastics. They'll analyze Lake Ontario next.

Judge sets hearing on Democratic elections commissioner lawsuit

Legislators, however, plan to hold previously scheduled candidate interviews over the next few days.

Proposed city budget closes Durand Eastman Beach to swimmers

Last year, it was high water that kept Durand Eastman Beach closed to swimmers. This year, it will be money.

Twentysomethings are testing positive for COVID-19 in higher numbers

The prevalence of young people working in frontline health care jobs may be a factor, the county’s top health official said.

WANTED: The personal ad that brought them together

After 37 years, an "honest, open, fun loving, and loyal" man called CITY looking for the personal ad that landed him the wife, and life, of his dreams.

Local Democratic Party's elections commissioner fight heads to court

Some Monroe County Democratic Party members have sued Democratic county legislators to stop them from choosing an elections commissioner.

COVID-19 hospitalizations in Monroe County still climbing

Rising hospitalizations are thought to be the result of a state executive order that restricts the release of patients in hospitals to nursing homes.

Monroe County builds an 'army' of COVID-19 contact tracers

More than 600 people have signed up to be contact tracers in Monroe County, according to the official responsible for training them

Lesli Myers-Small named new Rochester superintendent

Lesli Myers-Small becomes the RCSD's seventh superintendent in 10 years amid a financial mess and a state-appointed monitor.


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