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Therapy gardening project blooms at RPC, Bryant & Stratton (access required)

Bryant & Stratton College and Rochester Psychiatric Center have partnered on student fieldwork since the school began its occupational therapy assistant program several years ago. But this year, the two organizations have added therapeutic gardening to the Level I component ...

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Revive Fitness offers alternative to routine workouts (access required)

A new fitness studio in Perinton that specialize in fitness, light therapy and recovering will celebrate its grand-opening ribbon cutting on Friday. Revive Fitness at 617 Whitney Rd. W. features small group, high-intensity, interval-style training classes for all levels of ...

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Rochester is taking the bicycle boom seriously (access required)

Rochester is quickly growing into a cycling city. Rochester recently ranked 22nd of 200 cities nationwide in LawnStarter’s 2021’s Best Biking Cities in America. Rankings were based on 18 key indicators that include length of bike lanes, the share of ...

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Merchants sought for return of Roc Holiday Village (access required)

Applications from merchants, vendors and restaurants for the third annual Roc Holiday Village are now being accepted. Roc Holiday Village is an outdoor festival at Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Park at Manhattan Square featuring family friendly events, shopping, ...

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Upstate cities join forces for virtual Tour de Cure (access required)

Four markets across Upstate New York will join forces to present a virtual American Diabetes Association Tour de Cure bicycling event on June 12. The Tour de Cure Upstate New York allows individuals and companies in Rochester, Buffalo, Syracuse and ...

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Tips from experts on easing into a fitness routine (access required)

Thinking about starting a fitness routine like walking, jogging, yoga, Pilates or weightlifting? Workout options are plenty and starting a workout regimen can be an overwhelming task, but experts say regular exercise is an important component of healthy living and ...

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Irondequoit rolling out first resident passes for community center (access required)

Free access passes for town residents are now available for the Irondequoit Community Center, which will open later this year. The Resident Access Pass allows users to take advantage of certain amenities when the center opens at Skyview on the ...

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Parcel 5 will be green space until permanent use is found (access required)

Parcel 5, the rock- and dirt-covered barren plot of land smack dab in the heart of downtown, will gain new life next month while the city of Rochester continues to seek a permanent use. “Meet Me at the 5” will ...

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Lilac Festival returns with a retro, weekends-only feel (access required)

The Lilac Festival is going retro, reverting to the format of yesteryear as it kicks off Rochester’s festival season and a return to near-normalcy. Instead of operating for 10 consecutive days, the 2021 Lilac Fest will welcome visitors to Highland ...

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City again accepting applications for event permits (access required)

The city of Rochester will begin issuing special event permits, provided organizers adhere to state COVID-19 mandates and health department guidance. Nearly all events, concerts and neighborhood festivals have been canceled since the onset of the coronavirus pandemic shutdown in ...

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Pandemic incites growth, innovation for cutting-edge AR technology supplier (access required)

In a year filled with turmoil ranging from the pandemic and social unrest, to business shutdowns and record unemployment rates, one local manufacturing company quietly grew its customer base and staff, its offerings and its bottom line. “A year’s worth ...

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Legal battle ensues for two semipro football teams of the same name (access required)

Neither the Rochester Chargers nor the Rochester Chargers have played a game on the field, but the semipro football teams are in a battle in the courtroom. If that sounds a little confusing, then you already understand why one of ...

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Allowing fans back doesn’t make business sense for Amerks (access required)

The Rochester Americans have opted to continue to play their abbreviated American Hockey League season without fans, even though state guidelines would allow a limited number of ticket buyers in the arena. Arenas in New York with at least 10,000 ...

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CompeerCORPS, OASIS merger means enhanced services for veterans (access required)

Compeer Rochester has merged with OASIS Adaptive Sports, Inc., enabling an expansion of regional services by offering outdoor adventures for veterans with disabilities. Honeoye-based OASIS (Outdoor Adventures for Sacrifice in Service) Adaptive Sports is now part of CompeerCORPS, the organization’s ...

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