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New fire, rescue boat to be deployed this summer (access required)

The City of Rochester Fire Department will deploy its new fire and rescue boat, Marine 1, on July 1, 2021. (provided)

The city of Rochester Fire Department has acquired a new fire and rescue boat, Marine 1, to be deployed by Engine 19, the Lake Avenue Fire Station. Marine 1 will provide substantially improved fire, rescue and medical water-based response capabilities ...

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ROC the Riverway project gets underway at the library (access required)

The new Rundel Library North Terrace in the city of Rochester is one of a series of riverside projects which, when complete, will create a seamless connection along the banks of the Genesee River. (provided)

A much-anticipated ROC the Riverway project broke ground this week. The new Rundel Library North Terrace in the city of Rochester is one of a series of riverside projects which, when complete, will create a seamless connection along the banks ...

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Rochester rediscovers its riverfront

Broad Street, left, runs atop an abandoned Erie Canal aqueduct. At right, the Rundel Memorial Building of the Central Library of Rochester and Monroe County. (RBJ file photo)

For lifelong Rochesterians, it may be easy to visualize what downtown will look like when its revitalization is complete, for it may have had a similar look and feel decades ago: Millennials heading out to a hip new restaurant, flanked ...

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Event will celebrate Genesee River and environmental leadership (access required)

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Genesee RiverWatch will celebrate the Genesee River with its annual Genesee River Bash next week. The Sept. 29 event will feature the annual Elizabeth Thorndike Environmental Leadership Awards and exhibits from river-focused organizations, in addition to a silent auction, live ...

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