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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 ...

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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, ...

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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. ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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$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 ...

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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 ...

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UNITE Rochester hosting 2nd Court Academy

UNITE Rochester will host its second Court Academy at 6:30 p.m. Oct. 8 at the Asbury First United Methodist Church Gathering Center, 1040 East Ave. The Court Academy is a project of the UNITE Rochester Justice Engagement Committee. UNITE Rochester ...

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Members named to new advisory council

Chief Administrative Judge Lawrence Marks Monday named members of an advisory group that will work to address the concerns of judges, the bar, litigants and others with regard to a topic of increasing public interest — immigration-related issues arising in ...

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Cuomo launches youth program led by his mother

The launching of the new New York Youth Mentoring Program which will provide career and life guidance to at-risk children was announced Monday by Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo. The Program — guided by its advisory board, chaired pro bono by ...

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Rights brochure for domestic violence victims

 Marking October as the 28th annual Domestic Violence Awareness Month, Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman today issued a “Victims of Domestic Violence: Know Your Rights” brochure. The guide, available under the “latest news” section at www.ag.ny.gov, is intended to raise ...

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Hiring without risking religious discrimination

The impacts on employers of the U.S. Supreme Court’s June decision siding with a Muslim-American woman who was not hired by a national clothing chain store because she was wearing a headscarf will be discussed Tuesday during a lunchtime continuing ...

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