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New program supports national priority

Monroe Community College has developed a one-year homeland security certificate program to prepare individuals to effectively prevent and respond to a broad range of incidents — from cyberattacks and acts of violence to terrorism and other manmade disasters. Program participants ...

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Law students can learn about court practice

Law school students have an opportunity to learn from some of the area’s top judges about practicing in courts. A program, “Court Practice for Law Students,” will be presented 12:15 to 1:45 p.m. July 24 at the Monroe County Bar ...

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Funds granted for Fisher nurse practitioner program

A $335,235 federal grant has been awarded for St. John Fisher College’s Wegmans School of Nursing training program in Rochester. The program, called the “Primary Care Family Nurse Practitioner Traineeship Program,” will help provide traineeship funding for graduate students pursuing ...

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Agencies, city partner to help hungry children

The city is again partnering with the Rochester City School District, the Rochester Area Community Foundation, the Finger Lakes Health Systems Agency and Foodlink to provide free breakfast and lunch to children 18 and under during the summer. More than ...

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Work begins on Fisher science building


When the integrated science and health sciences building at St. John Fisher opens in October 2015, college leaders say the benefits will extend beyond the college’s Pittsford campus. The $14 million facility also will address a three-fold increase in the ...

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Nanotech summer camp offered

School-age children will be able to experience a series of hands-on, nanotechnology-based educational opportunities at the Carter Street Recreation Center later this summer. The free STEM-based learning activities are scheduled to take place at the Carter Street Recreation Center from ...

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State, city agree on schools legislation

An agreement has been reached on the incorporation of additional amendments to legislation authorizing Phase II of the Rochester School Facilities Modernization Program. State and city officials had been odds over aspects of the legislation, but amendments incorporate several of ...

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State settles with SUNY in Medicaid payments

A settlement has been reached with the State University of New York to recover $115,094 in excess Medicaid payments for dental services performed from Jan. 1, 2005, through Aug. 31, 2009, at the Daniel Squire Oral Diagnostic & Treatment Center ...

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RIT grad brings high-tech company to Rochester


A Connecticut-based high-tech data storage company, founded by Rochester Institute of Technology graduate Austin McChord, is opening its first business in Rochester. Datto Inc. is partnering with McChord’s alma mater and the state as part of Start-Up NY, an initiative ...

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Batavia girls will see new playing fields

Batavia varsity softball players are expected to be playing on a new, upgraded field by next season, although if it was the result of a Title IX lawsuit filed in federal court a year ago or was a plan in ...

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DA Doorley explains her office to Justinians


One of the rewarding things about being a prosecutor, Monroe County District Attorney Sandra Doorley told a room full of lawyers and judges Tuesday, is making a phone call to the family of the victim of a cold case and ...

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