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Diana Louise Carter is a native of Rochester, NY, and life-long journalist. She and her husband live in the Upper Monroe neighborhood and a daughter and two sons, all of whom are college students.

Food and agriculture Center of Excellence to be food innovator (access required)

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Wegmans executive Bill Strassburg likes to think of food and agriculture as the tortoise in the familiar hare and tortoise analogy. “It’s something that is consistent, and it consistently grows a little bit each year. It’s not a big jump ...

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UR to give honorary degree to Douglass (access required)

The Frederick Douglass sculpture in Highland Park.

On the 200th anniversary of his birth, Frederick Douglass, the escaped slave who became an abolitionist and presidential counselor, will receive an honorary degree from the University of Rochester. UR will present the degree to Douglass’s great-great-great grandson, Kenneth B. ...

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Imagine RIT has record number of exhibitors, new performing arts contest (access required)

The Theme Park Engineering exhibit will be at Imagine RIT once again.

  Old favorites and new creations are set to entertain visitors to this year’s Imagine RIT: Innovation and Creativity Festival, taking place on Saturday, April 28 on the campus of Rochester Institute of Technology. The automated s’more maker has been supplanted by ...

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New Center of Excellence designated at Geneva’s agricultural station (access required)

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Geneva’s New York State Agricultural Experiment Station is being designated a state Center of Excellence, bringing additional funding and attention for research and development aimed at job creation in  agriculture and food production. State Sen. Pam Helming announced on Wednesday ...

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