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Surprise move from Collins (access required)

U.S. Rep. Chris Collins

When Rep. Chris Collins, R-Clarence, Erie County, was indicted on federal insider-trading charges, he quickly announced that he would not seek re-election in New York’s 27th Congressional District. The decision this week that not only will he remain on the ...

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NY tough on voters

Vote in American election

Voters in New York went to the polls Thursday to cast their votes in primary elections across the state, which provided a good reminder that New York is not an easy state in which to exercise your voting rights. New ...

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Honorees set for 24th year of Forty Under 40


Recipients of the 24th annual Rochester Business Journal Forty Under 40 awards have been selected. The honorees are professionals younger than 40 who demonstrate leadership in the workplace and in the community. “This year’s Forty Under 40 honorees are building ...

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1. Archaeology Weekend


You don’t have to be a trained archaeologist to come dig through an 18th-century farmhouse foundation and discover artifacts from the pioneer era. The public is invited to participate in scientific research at Rochester Museum & Science Center’s Archaeology Weekend. ...

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2. Wendell Castle: A Portrait

WXXI-TV’s production team took a year to film the life of master furniture artist, designer, sculptor and educator Wendell Castle. The hour-long documentary, “Wendell Castle: A Portrait,” premieres next week and it gives the audience a unique opportunity to see ...

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3. Her Voice Carries

The citywide public art project Her Voice Carries is wrapping up with a celebration this weekend. Sarah Rutherford led the exhibition and the party will feature an exhibit of her work, photography and murals by Lives Styled, refreshments and live ...

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4. Be the Astronaut

The Strong National Museum of Play invites visitors to come Be the Astronaut and explore the wonders of outer space. Kids can plan a mission, learn about the technology and math skills necessary to be an astronaut and fly spaceships, ...

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