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High schoolers consider accounting careers at 20th World of Accounting event (access required)


Not so many years ago, Amanda Colon was a high school student who was comfortable handling figures and knew her way around a spread sheet. But she hadn’t decided on a path toward a career yet. Colon’s accounting class in ...

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Bello unseats Dinolfo (access required)

County Clerk Adam Bello

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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Housing Authority secretary charged with fraud (access required)


The executive secretary of the Rochester Housing Authority (RHA) has been charged with defrauding, and conspiring to defraud, the Rochester Housing Charities (RHC) as well as with obstructing the government’s investigation. Janis White, 58, of Rochester, faces a maximum penalty ...

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