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Youth advocates and philanthropists honored

Several community leaders, young people and philanthropists committed to improving the lives of children and teenagers in the community were honored Monday at The Center for Youth’s annual meeting at The Strong Museum.Awarded were Chuck Cuminale Youth Advocate Awards, created ...

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LSC announcing civil legal services grant

 Legal Services Corp. President Jim Sandman will be in Albany Friday to announce a grant that will partner the Legal Aid Society of Northeastern New York with Legal Assistance of Western New York and the Volunteer Legal Services Project of ...

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NY courts mark International Translation Day

 The New York State Unified Court System, commemorating International Translation Day, reassures its commitment to ensuring access to courts and court services and effectively meeting the needs of people with limited English language proficiency, including those who are deaf or ...

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Gates-Chili schools being sued over service animal

The U.S. Justice Department on Tuesday filed a lawsuit against a Gates-Chili Central School District elementary school for refusing to permit a student with disabilities to attend school with a service dog unless accompanied by a separate handler provided by ...

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St. John Fisher celebrates new building

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St. John Fisher College recently celebrated the opening of its new Integrated Science and Health Sciences building with a ribbon-cutting ceremony. The 31,000 square foot academic facility includes two 100-seat classrooms, teaching laboratories, a lab prep room, faculty offices, and ...

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U.S. Courts weathering storms

Federal courts have greatly improved their response to natural disasters in the last decade, according to a new U.S. Courts video, released in observance of National Preparedness Month. The video, available under “judiciary news” at www.uscourts.gov, details lessons from four weather ...

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Muldoon’s ‘how to’ book offers solid advice

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Gary Muldoon’s decades of lawyering experience in the public and private sectors gives him significant credibility as the author of The Education of a Lawyer: Essential Skills and Uncommon Advice for Building a Successful Career. His years of classroom experience ...

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Young Entrepreneurs Academy names leaders

The Young Entrepreneurs Academy is proud to announce that Chris Martusewicz, vice president of Finance for Toshiba Business Solutions, and Lauren Burruto, director of Sales for WHEC-TV, have been named the “Big Idea” instructors for this year’s University of Rochester and ...

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Spanish protection order program expanded

Temporary and final orders of protection are being issued in bilingual format for people whose proficiency in English may be an issue. A Spanish translation will appear directly below or alongside the English text, in all Family Courts within the ...

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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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Tuition help for future firefighters

The Firemen’s Association of the State of New York has announced an Oct. 2 application deadline for tuition reimbursement through its historic educational initiative, the Higher Education Learning Plan. The statewide community college tuition reimbursement program is geared towards recruiting ...

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UNITE Rochester hosts 2nd Court Academy

UNITE Rochester will host its second Court Academy at 6:30 p.m. Oct. 8 at 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 Justice ...

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