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Author Archives: Bennett Loudon

New Rochester housing court created (access required)

State Supreme Court Justice Craig J. Doran, chief administrative judge for the Seventh Judicial District, on Tuesday announced the creation of the Specialized Housing Expedited Part (SHEP) of Rochester City Court. (Bennett Loudon)

Tenants in the city of Rochester now have a new option to deal with code enforcement violations their landlord has failed to address. State Supreme Court Justice Craig J. Doran, chief administrative judge for the Seventh Judicial District, on Tuesday ...

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Jail suicide triggers lawsuit (access required)

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The mother of a woman who committed suicide while being held in the Monroe County Jail has filed a lawsuit against the county. On Sept. 4, 2018, Sitarah Daniels hanged herself with a blanket tied to the bars of her ...

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Bello unseats Dinolfo (access required)

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Democrat challenger Adam Bello unseated incumbent Republican Monroe County Executive Cheryl Dinolfo in Tuesday’s election. Bello, the current Monroe County Clerk, received 90,035 votes, according to unofficial results from the Monroe County Board of Elections, while Dinolfo got 84,569. Incumbent Republican Monroe County District Attorney Sandra Doorley easily defeated Democrat challenger Shani Curry Mitchell. The unofficial vote count was 95,525 for Doorley and 76,241 for Mitchell. In the city of Rochester, voters passed a referendum to create a police accountability board by a wide margin —with 19,781 in favor and 6,583 opposed.

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