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47th Annual Turtle Hill Folk Festival

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47th Annual Turtle Hill Folk Festival Golden Link Folk Singing Society is hosting its 47th Annual Turtle Hill Folk Festival at the Rotary Sunshine Camp in Rush this weekend. What makes this festival so remarkable is that guests don’t just ...

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Wise use of VW settlement (access required)

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New York’s decision to invest the $127.7 million settlement it received from Volkswagen in clean vehicles is a welcome one. New York received the money as part of a national settlement resulting from Volkswagen installing devices in about 580,000 vehicles ...

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RPD chief Michael Ciminelli to resign (access required)

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Rochester Police Chief Michael Ciminelli has accepted a new job with the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration and will resign Sept. 15, according to city officials. Mayor Lovely A. Warren has appointed Deputy Chief Mark Simmons interim chief, effective Sept. 16. ...

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1. Hop Harvest Festival

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The Genesee Country Village & Museum is celebrating hops with the Hop Harvest Festival, featuring Flint Hill Folk, Mount Pleasant String Band (pictured above) and the Niagara Regional Police Pipe Band. Guests can enjoy live music along with craft brew ...

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2. 46th Annual Rochester Antiquarian Book Fair

Rochester Area Booksellers Association is hosting the 46th Annual Rochester Antiquarian Book Fair—the oldest consecutively run antique book fair in the country. Rare and antiquarian books from dealers around the nation will be available, including scholarly texts, prints, maps, collectible ...

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3. Sankofa Festival 2018

The Multi-Use Cultural Community Center is hosting two weeks of theatrical fun with Sankofa Festival 2018. This marks the 11th year of the festival and features works from local African American playwrights, actors and directors including “The GreenBook Chronicles,” “Night ...

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