Child poverty level in city dips; extreme poverty rises
Updated census data shows Rochester’s child poverty level dropped by almost a percentage point as of 2015, even as the city’s level of “extreme” poverty increased slightly.
Most readers do not favor ACA repeal
But a majority of respondents to this week’s RBJ Daily Report Snap Poll favor keeping the ACA, also known as Obamacare. More than half say the law should remain with changes to improve it.
Local wine makes Wine Spectator's Top 100 list
A Finger Lakes wine has been named to Wine Spectator magazine’s recently announced 2016 Top 100 List.
KeyBank Foundation gives grant to Urban League
The KeyBank Foundation is providing a $75,000 grant to the Urban League of Rochester, N.Y., Inc. for a workforce development initiative aimed at adults ages 18 to 30.
Olive Garden completes Henrietta restaurant upgrade
Olive Garden has completed the remodeling of its restaurant in Henrietta, officials said. The restaurant has new artwork, fabrics, lighting, seating, and flooring.
RPO appoints vice president of development
Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra Inc. has a new vice president of development. Domenic Argentieri began in the post Dec. 1.