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Oct 29, 2015

Allendale Columbia School opens new lab

As part of Allendale Columbia School’s 125th anniversary celebration, the school is hosting a press conference today to officially open its new Design and Innovation Lab. The Design and Innovation Lab will allow AC to expand year-round opportunities for students to make relevant connections across STREAM (science, technology, research, engineering, arts, mathematics) disciplines, and strengthen[...]

Oct 24, 2015

Understanding science, law of head trauma

Increasing interest in concussions is not just happening in sports, but highlights many legal concerns as well, which will be addressed in a new program Nov. 11 at The Rubin Center for Education. State Supreme Court Justice Richard A. Dollinger will present “Concussion: The Science & Law of Brain Injuries and Their Consequences to Sports,” […]

Oct 20, 2015

Courts publish voter guide to judicial candidates

For the 2015 general election, the New York State Unified Court System will publish a nonpartisan online voter guide for the public with information about candidates for elective judicial office. There are 109 state-paid judicial vacancies to be filled in the general election this year, including a number of newly created Family Court positions. For […]

Oct 20, 2015

State’s latest campaign to combat drug abuse

Two new public service announcements are airing on television stations and music streaming services across the state to warn residents about the dangers of synthetic drugs and prescription opioid abuse. “These PSAs spread the simple message that these drugs are harmful, addictive and simply not worth it,” said Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo. “This administration will […]

Oct 20, 2015

MCC’s Rochester campus enters 2nd construction phase

The downtown campus now being built for Monroe Community College inside a former Kodak building represents more than just a new use for an old building downtown. Committing to build the campus at 321 State St., in four connected buildings adjacent to Kodak headquarters, is also about fairness, county executive Maggie Brooks said Tuesday. “MCC […]

Oct 19, 2015

More than $1.6 million for Catholic Charities

U.S. Sen. Charles E. Schumer, Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand and Rep. John Katko Monday announced more than $1.6 million in federal funding for the Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Rochester. The grant was allocated through the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Healthy Marriage and Education Grant Program to fund a new family initiative in […]

Oct 16, 2015

Lecture series features talk on Disney design

Design expert Andreas Wezel-Peterson returns to the Rochester Institute of Technology as the featured speaker for the annual Lyon Memorial Lectureship Series. Wezel-Peterson is a communications designer on the Internal Corporate Communications team at Disney Consumer Products in Glendale, California, and a National Technical Institute for the Deaf graduate from RIT’s College of Imaging Arts [&he[...]

Oct 16, 2015

Explore GCC at two open houses this fall

Genesee Community College will offer two open house events this fall at the Main Campus in Batavia allowing perspective students and their families to explore the college and the opportunities it offers. The first event is scheduled on Saturday, Oct. 24, from 9 to 11 a.m. The admissions, financial aid and advisement staff will be […]

Oct 14, 2015

Host a student for Thanksgiving Day

Just as the Native Americans welcomed settlers to the New World to the First Thanksgiving feast, Rochester Global Connections invites the Rochester community to welcome international students from local universities by hosting them for Thanksgiving Dinner. It may be an opportunity for international students far from home for the first time to meet a local […]

Oct 13, 2015

Nuts and bolts of a NYS Constitutional Convention

The intricacies of a state Constitutional convention will be discussed Monday when the League of Women Voters Rochester Metropolitan Area hosts a forum, beginning at 7 p.m. at the Asbury First United Methodist Church, 1050 East Ave., Rochester. The event is open to all. Voters will decide in 2017 whether or not a constitutional convention […]

Oct 12, 2015

$15,000 to Rochester Prep High School

The KeyBank Foundation recently announced a grant of $15,000 to Rochester Prep High School, which will help the school prepare students for thriving futures. Rochester Prep High School, part of the Uncommon Schools charter school network, is dedicated to readying their high school students for graduation, college and fulfilling careers and lives. The KeyBank grant […]

Oct 8, 2015

Homeland Security hosts ‘kids and trucks’

Agents and vehicles assigned to U.S. Border Patrol Rochester Station recently joined other law enforcement agencies, first responders, and businesses to display trucks and vehicles at the annual “Kids and Trucks” event, hosted by Children’s Institute. Several thousand Rochester area families visited Frontier Field where children learned about the vehicles on display and their use. […]

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