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RASE Commission to launch community leadership phase of implementation plan (access required)

The county of Monroe and city of Rochester have launched an updated website for the Commission on Racial and Structural Equity (RASE) ahead of the Community Leadership phase of its implementation plan. “The work of the Commission on Racial and ...

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Food pantries open at several city schools (access required)

A $20,000 grant from the William & Sheila Konar Foundation has enabled seven Rochester City School District schools to open food pantries. “I am very proud to join with the RCSD and our faith and business communities to address the ...

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City of Rochester rolls out RASE recommendation plan (access required)

The city of Rochester on Friday rolled out a comprehensive, three-phase implementation plan to accomplish  recommendations outlined in the Commission on Racial and Structural Equity (RASE) report that was released in March. “Our city’s roadmap to fulfill the recommendations set ...

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Revitalize Rochester Fund applications now open (access required)

Mayor Lovely Warren was joined Tuesday by Lt. Gov. Kathy Hochul and leaders of the Rochester Economic Development Corp. (REDCO) to announce the opening of the application period for entrepreneurs to join a partnership to expand business opportunities in the ...

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RTS to implement no-fare rides, new procedures for entering buses

Rochester’s Regional Transit Service on Thursday said it would waive all bus fares and enact a new procedure for entering and exiting buses through April 19 or until the current State of Emergency is lifted. The new procedures will begin ...

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

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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REDCO reorganizes, names new CEO (access required)

Baye Muhammad, Rochester’s commissioner of neighborhood and business development, has been named to lead the Rochester Economic Development Corp., or REDCO, while a longtime city employee, Gary Kirkmire, has been tapped to replace him. Muhammad will serve in the newly ...

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Hamburgers are back at the Port of Rochester’s terminal building (access required)

Bill Gray’s Restaurant and Tap Room is the newest addition to the terminal building at the Port of Rochester. The restaurant’s operators and corporate officials joined Mayor Lovely A. Warren for a ribbon cutting on Wednesday. The restaurant is in ...

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Anti-poverty center of discussion here on funding re-authorization (access required)

A national anti-poverty expert spent time in Rochester this week, learning about the region’s efforts to move people from poverty to self-sufficiency. David Bradley, CEO of the National Community Action Foundation and author of the Community Services Block Grant, or ...

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City combating climate change through electric vehicle usage (access required)

The City of Rochester will take extra steps to combat climate change by expanding its electric vehicle fleet and installing more public charging stations. The city received nearly $100,000 in state funding through the state Department of Environmental Conservation’s Municipal ...

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