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Urban League launches business development program for underserved (access required)

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The Urban League of Rochester is launching a new business development program. PowerShift: Building Small Business is a partnership between the Urban League and to launch a directory that spotlights minority, women and veteran-owned small businesses in Monroe County. ...

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Groups collaborate to fund remote learning internet issues (access required)


The County of Monroe is teaming with ESL Federal Credit Union, Greater Rochester Health Foundation and Rochester Area Community Foundation on a solution to improve internet connectivity to help more students actively participate in their lessons throughout the school day. ...

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New employment portal created for long-term care facilities (access required)


Monroe County officials have created an online employment portal to help long-term care facilities recruit staff. In partnership with the Finger Lakes Performing Provider System (FLPPS) Workforce Investment Organization program, the portal will give potential applicants a place to input ...

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Bello names several top officials to his administration (access required)

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Monroe County Executive-elect Adam Bello today named nine top officials who will serve his administration. “I am excited to announce these initial appointments, which represent a fundamental restructuring of the County Executive’s office, including the creation of an entirely new ...

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Federal grant will restart 4-H program in Rochester for urban youth and parents (access required)


A federal agriculture grant of $640,000 will help re-establish an urban youth 4-H program run by the Cornell Cooperative Extension of Monroe County. The grant from the Children, Youth and Families at Risk Sustainable Community Project of the U.S. Department ...

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‘Fiscally stressed’ Monroe County shows improvement (access required)

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Monroe County continues to rank among the most fiscally stressed communities statewide, a new report from the state comptroller’s office shows, but the county’s scorecard has improved significantly over the last two years. Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli’s Fiscal Stress Monitoring System ...

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Monroe County unveils new solar power and sustainability team (access required)

Cheryl Dinolfo announces her sustainability team, flanked by County Legislator Ed Wilt, Solar Liberty's Adam Rizzo, and Sustainability Team leader Mike Garland

Standing before a field of tens of thousands of solar panels in Hilton, Monroe County Executive Cheryl Dinolfo announced on Wednesday that she has created a sustainability team to carry on work like the solar array and other energy-saving projects ...

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Plan for highway, bridge upgrades announced (access required)

Monroe County Executive Cheryl Dinolfo on Thursday announced infrastructure funding that will create or sustain 4,000 jobs through 2024.

Monroe County has allocated $32 million toward infrastructure improvements this year and plans to spend nearly $200 million through the next seven years. The investment will create and sustain nearly 4,000 jobs over the funding period, officials said Thursday. “Infrastructure ...

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