Happy 200th birthday to the woman who dared

Happy 200th birthday to the woman who dared

The media tributes to Susan B. Anthony on the anniversary of her 200th birthday are many and glowing. But the press mocked her mercilessly in during her crusade for women's suffrage.

Monroe County loses both elex commissioners within a month

Monroe County will lose both its elections commissioners in the span of a month as the county prepares for an onslaught of contests and expected high turnout.

ROC the Riverway projects advancing

The Roc City Skatepark, the Rundel building's new terrace, and an expansion of the Rochester Riverside Convention Center's terrace are among the projects moving forward through ROC the Riverway.

Rochester tenant’s battle with landlord, rodents persists

Linda Barger is still waiting for her landlord to make court-ordered repairs to her apartment.

SUNY Brockport calls off 'dirt-digging' probe

The president of SUNY Brockport has ordered the chief of campus police to cease investigating a tip on the college’s former head diversity officer, Cephas Archie, whose firing three weeks ago has sparked campus unrest.

Monroe County lowers parents fees for child care subsidies

The Bello administration estimates the change could save families $560 per year.

Kolb is latest Republican to bow out

The 10-term Assembly member resigned as his conference's leader after he was charged with DWI and now he's not seeking reelection.

Assembly member Peter Lawrence will not run for re-election

Assembly member Peter Lawrence becomes the latest in a string of Republican state legislators to announce he will not run for re-election this year.

'Change of heart' pushes police 'annoyance law' repeal

In a bipartisan push, Monroe County legislators are looking to repeal a newly-enacted law that prohibited intentionally annoying police officers and first responders.

RCSD superintendent warns of 800 layoffs without state bailout

RCSD Superintendent Terry Dade told Albany lawmakers on Tuesday that the district will have to lay off 800 people if the state doesn't meet its request for $35 million in emergency aid.

County lawmakers take step toward a climate plan

Bipartisan legislation submitted to the Monroe County Legislature would establish a county Climate Action Plan Advisory Committee.

Transition team gives Bello his charge

Monroe County Executive Adam Bello’s transition team has identified 29 items for him to focus on during his first term.

Vape rules loophole keeps flavors on shelves

Flavored vape products were banned by the FDA, but a loophole in the rules has kept them on store shelves.

City eyeing $10 million convention center terrace expansion

The city is looking to expand the southern terrace at the Joseph A. Floreano Rochester Riverside Convention Center.

Meet the people who light up Rochester's skyline

The soft, luminescent kiss to the Rochester skyline has many wondering who is behind the nighttime lights. His name is Mark Glickman and his cell phone is the switch.

Unearthing the forgotten stories of Mt. Hope Cemetery

The book, “Beyond These Gates: Mountains of Hope in Rochester’s African-American History,” seeks to ensure that black residents who broke barriers in life and were laid to rest at Mt. Hope Cemetery continue to inspire.

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