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NYSBA calls for more vets courts

The New York State Bar Association is asking state leaders to expand the availability of veterans’ treatment courts throughout New York. “As we celebrate Veterans Day, we should recognize the special needs of veterans within the justice system,” said President ...

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VNS names new president, CEO

The University of Rochester Medicine’s home care agency, Visiting Nurse Service of Rochester and Finger Lakes Visiting Nurse Service, has appointed Jane Shukitis of Gates as president and CEO. She will begin leading the $60 million home care agency on ...

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Kodak helps vets connect with past

Kodak Alaris is working with the Democrat & Chronicle to help reunite Korean War veterans and their families with more than 150 recently discovered historical photographs. The 8-by-10-inch glossy, black and white photographs, found by the daughter of a veteran, ...

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Slain officer remembered

Rochester Police Officer Daryl Pierson and his partner, Officer Mike Dipaola, were honored Friday at the 10th annual Human Service Worker luncheon. Pierson was killed in the line of duty Sept. 3 while pursuing a suspect on Hudson Avenue. Dipaola ...

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Tips for comparing health care plans

A brochure offering tips to New Yorkers buying health insurance coverage for 2015 is available online through the office of the attorney general. The pamphlet, “Shopping for Health Insurance Coverage,” is being released in advance of the New York State ...

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Driver convicted in fatal accident

Taylor Carbonaro, 24, was found guilty Wednesday of manslaughter and drunken driving charges in the Feb. 17, 2012 crash in the town of Sweden that claimed the life of his girlfriend, 24-year-old Mallory Hale. He and Hale were celebrating her ...

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First responders Mass

A “First Tuesday – First Responders Mass” was held Tuesday at Our Lady Queen of Peace Church, 601 Edgewood Ave., Brighton. Various representatives from all areas of public safety were in attendance, and the Rev. Bill Coffas officiated. Coffee and ...

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Legal officers can control costs

The 15th annual Altman Weil Chief Legal Officer Survey finds corporate law departments are wielding their buying power to drive down expenditures on outside counsel, and innovating from within to further control costs. The two methods chief legal officers used ...

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Stand with families and children

The findings of a Center for Governmental Research report on “Child Care Subsidies in Monroe County — An Analysis of Need and Availability” will be presented at a forum at 7 p.m. Nov. 13, at the Asbury First United Methodist ...

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Ice rink hosting salute to veterans

The city of Rochester will honor veterans by hosting the annual Skate and Salute event at Genesee Valley Park Ice Rink on Veterans Day, Nov. 11. There will be with open skating from 10:30 to 11:45 a.m. and noon to ...

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Rochester training and career fair

The city of Rochester and the University of Rochester will host the Rochester Employment Training and Career Fair from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday at the Staybridge Suites Hotel, 1000 Genesee St. The event is a collaborative effort to ...

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Thousands attend SUNY Polytechnic Institute activities

More than 3,000 people attended Community Day events this weekend at three SUNY Polytechnic Institute locations across the state. Participants learned about powerful scientific concepts underpinning advances in technology. Community Day was the official start of SUNY Poly’s seventh annual ...

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