The focus was on women at this year’s Martin Luther King Jr. Day celebration at the Eastman Theatre Monday. “This is a momentous year,” Simeon Banister, chair of the Greater Rochester Martin Luther King Jr. Commission, told an audience of ...Read More »
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 ...Read More »
An Ontario County company is being sued by a former worker who claims she was not rehired after being injured because of her age. In 2010, Linda Lu DiMarco, a Monroe County resident, started working for G.W. Lisk, located in ...Read More »
Gail M. Norris, former vice president and general counsel at the University of Rochester, is entering a new phase of her career. In November, Norris, 61, retired from her position at the region’s largest employer and moved to the law ...Read More »
Canandaigua National Bank and Trust Co. is foreclosing on the home of a man convicted in the 5LINX federal fraud case. According to documents filed Thursday in state Supreme Court in Ontario County, Jason Guck, who was sentenced to seven ...Read More »
Attorneys Karlee Bolaños and William Lowe had reached a level of success that many lawyers would consider the pinnacle of a career, yet they have taken a major risk to fulfill a personal dream. Although both had achieved partner status ...Read More »
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 ...Read More »
Two new laws designed to secure personal information collected by businesses will take effect next year. The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) goes into effect Jan. 1. And New York’s Stop Hacks and Improve Electronic Data Security (SHIELD) Act starts March ...Read More »
State officials have gone to court to collect fines imposed against an Ontario County company and force the defunct business to pay money awarded to a Wayne County woman who won a discrimination claim against the firm. The New York ...Read More »
An Ontario County property owner has won a judgment that could approach $300,000 in a 12-year-old property tax case. State Supreme Court Justice John J. Ark wrote in a decision released last week that Ontario County officials failed to properly ...Read More »
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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The Rochester Intellectual Property Law Association will recognize leaders in creativity at the Inventor of the Year awards on Dec. 12 at Casa Larga Vineyards. Since 1976, RIPLA has recognized as Distinguished Inventor of the Year an individual or team ...
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Incumbent Monroe County District Attorney Sandra Doorley and challenger Shani Curry Mitchell agree that the winner of the race will be spending a lot of energy on new criminal justice reforms set to take effect in January. Starting next ...Read More »
As president of the Greater Rochester Association of Women Attorneys, or GRAWA, Carey Ann Denefrio wants to provide resources to help members deal with the stress of their work. A women’s health committee has been meeting to plan spin classes, ...Read More »