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City creates COVID-19 Online Memorial (access required)

Rochester Mayor Lovely Warren (photo courtesy of the city of Rochester).

A COVID-19 Online Memorial honoring residents lost to the pandemic has been launched by the city of Rochester. Residents can submit a loved one’s name and image, along with sentiments, by visiting the online memorial. “This memorial is dedicated to ...

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State comptroller’s audit follow-up finds issues with Pittsford budget process (access required)


The village of Pittsford has demonstrated limited progress implementing corrective actions with regard to its budget, a follow-up audit from the state comptroller’s office shows. In a previous report issued in July 2017, auditors identified problems with the board’s oversight ...

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Pandemic impact will be long-lasting, economist tells commercial Realtors (access required)

Uncertainty with how future legislation may impact eviction and rent collection has made multifamily apartments a less desirable commodity in recent months, Stewart Title Guaranty Co. chief economist Ted Jones told a New York State Commercial Association of Realtors (photo by Kevin Oklobzija).

Flanked by iconic LeRoy Neiman artwork of Muhammad Ali on his office wall, Ted Jones provided an in-depth look at the U.S. economy for the Rochester Area Chapter of the New York State Commercial Association of Realtors on Thursday afternoon. ...

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