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NYPA announces $840,000 award for Rochester (access required)

Students from Eugenio Maria De Hostos Charter School hold up their plans for an energy efficient Rochester with Sen. Joe Robach, Commissioner Norman Jones, and MCC President Anne Kress.

The New York Power Authority (NYPA) announced Wednesday two grants totaling $840,000 to support Rochester energy-saving initiatives. Part of Cuomo's Five City Energy Plan, the two projects include $400,000 toward energy efficient lighting at 17 community and recreational facilities in Rochester, as well as $440,000 in funding for energy efficient lighting at the Blue Cross Arena, the Emergency Communications Center and the Charlotte Branch Library. In total, the projects are estimated to reduce carbon emissions by 630 tons annually, as well as save $90,000 in energy costs per year.

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Highland unveils OR scanning device (access required)

In a brightly lit operating room at Highland Hospital, a medical professional stands behind a small operating stand, fit with joysticks, buttons and dials. Across from him, a large, white arm with a clamp-like appendage and two panels fixed onto the ...

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