Fairport installs new historic marker with a nod to the Senecas

Fairport installs new historic marker with a nod to the Senecas

The new historic marker replaces one that commemorated the "first white child" born in what is now the village of Fairport.

Council freezes PAB hiring as investigation authorized

The Police Accountability Board will no longer be able to hire staff as an outside legal counsel investigates personnel complaints.

Police: FBI investigating whether Buffalo gunman had targeted Rochester

Online posts thought to be authored by the alleged Buffalo shooter show how he might have attacked spots in Rochester.

New York lawmakers question the role of pregnancy resource centers

A proposed state study would examine whether the facilities use tactics of manipulation to coerce women out of abortions.

Public safety, code enforcement, infrastructure top Evans’s budget

The $627 million budget marks new investments in public safety and infrastructure.

Police Accountability Board director Reynolds is placed on leave

The board has not yet said why its first executive director, Conor Dwyer Reynolds, has been suspended.

Court ruling could force sale of toxic sites along the Genesee River

A state judge has ordered developer Tom Masaschi to sell 5 and 15 Flint Street, both part of the former Vacuum Oil complex in PLEX.

Commission releases draft Monroe County Legislature redistricting map

The commission is holding several public input sessions, with the first one scheduled for Monday in East Rochester.

City earmarks $5 million in COVID relief funds for a 'peace collective'

City officials are looking to aside $5 million in federal COVID relief funds for violence prevention.

Highland Park ‘Children’s Pavilion’ to rise again decades later

The original Children's Pavilion, which was dedicated in 1890 and torn down in 1963, was a gift from the Ellwanger & Barry nursery.

City makes sweeping changes to how police respond to protests

Rochester police have been barred from using dogs, tear gas, and “flash bangs” in response to mass gatherings.

Estranged husband of Lovely Warren pleads guilty to drug charge

Timothy Granison has pleaded guilty to conspiracy to distribute cocaine and faces at least five years in prison.

Frontier Field to get $26 million upgrade — paid for by taxpayers

Monroe County and state taxpayers are expected to split the cost of renovations, with the county financing $13.5 million.

Committee recommends Cianca, Fogg as public defender finalists

The candidates will now be reviewed by the Monroe County Legislature, which is legally responsible for appointing the public defender.

Candidates make their cases to lead the Monroe County Public Defender’s Office

One big topic of discussion was whether the public defender needs to have experience working in criminal defense.

How about that awful stench around Kings Landing?

Operating difficulties at the wastewater treatment plant have raised a stink in the area.


Rochester Twilight Criterium @ Downtown

Rochester Twilight Criterium @ Downtown

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Climate Action Days @ Rochester Museum & Science Center

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