New York to follow CDC guidance on masks

New York to follow CDC guidance on masks

Starting Wednesday, the state will not require vaccinated people to wear masks in many business and public settings.

Red Wings opening day: watch some ball, get vaccinated

As the Red Wings take to Frontier Field on Tuesday for opening day, fans will be able to get COVID-19 vaccines.

Monroe County seeks election workers for June primary

Officials have said they are looking for 1,600 trained poll workers to staff 269 voting sites for the 2021 primary election.

RTS bus system begins route changes this week

The changes were originally planned to happen in June of last year, but the COVID-19 pandemic delayed their lauch.

Warren’s budget would boost PAB funding, cut police spending

The proposed $561 million budget comes as the city grapples with financial fallout from the pandemic, escalating violence, and a mayoral primary.

AIM Photonics names new Chair and awaits news about future funding

Tod Laursen, new Chair of AIM Photonics Leadership Council, said there is the potential for more than $300 million in funding for the next seven years.

Cuomo, in remarks, redefines sexual harassment

"If I just made you feel uncomfortable, that is not harassment. That's you feeling uncomfortable," Gov. Cuomo said.

Rare Rochester Historical Society rifle fetches record $306,000 at auction

The sale of a Kentucky rifle amounts to a windfall for the Rochester Historical Society at a time when the group is struggling financially.

Youth Opportunity Agenda is Evans’ first mayoral campaign proposal

Mayoral Candidate Malik Evans's first series of proposals focus on creating opportunity for city youth through programs like Teen Court.

Protest in Rochester gathers in support of Palestine

Dozens of protesters calling for Palestinian liberation organized at the federal building on State Street Wednesday.

Local health officials urge pediatricians to provide vaccinations in office

Dr. Michael Mendoza and other county health officials are encouraging primary care doctors to provide the COVID-19 vaccine for patients 12 and older.

Subsidized internet program bridges digital divide

A new federal program, Emergency Broadband Benefit, will provide low-income residents with a monthly stipend to help pay for internet service.

Here's where to get your 12- to 15-year-old vaccinated

Monroe County could begin administering the Pfizer vaccine to children between 12 and 15 years old as early as this week.

Corrections officers sue to overturn new solitary confinement law

Corrections officers claim customs the law puts them in danger from violent inmates.

Highland Park’s Remember Garden blossoms

The manicured area commemorates those discovered in an unmarked mass grave at Highland Park.

City Council bill would crack down on illegal dirt bikes, ATVs

A City Council bill would place stiff fines on riders of illegal dirt bikes and ATVs in the city of Rochester.


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