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Schumer pushes for Douglass statue in D.C.

  U.S. Sen. Charles E. Schumer on Thursday introduced a resolution to direct the Joint Committee on the Library to finally accept a statue of abolitionist hero Frederick Douglass for prominent display in the U.S. Capitol. Schumer’s resolution would cut ...

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Appellate Division presents Dillon Awards

Representing the Seventh Judicial District, attorneys Robert P. Turner and Marlene A. Attardo accept the Hon. Michael F. Dillon Attorneys for Children Awards during a ceremony at the Appellate Division, Fourth Department on June 19. See additional photos in today’s ...

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RPO gets award for programming

The Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra is one of 24 American orchestras to be honored with a 2011-2012 ASCAP Award for Adventurous Programming.   The RPO was recognized recently at the League of American Orchestras annual meeting at its 67th National Conference ...

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Geva fundraiser planned

Several Rochester celebrities will raise the curtain Friday for the 12th annual Summer Curtain Call.   The gala event raises funds for Geva Theatre Center’s nationally-recognized education and outreach programs, which serve up to 40,000 people each year, including 20,000 ...

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City concert series announced

The city of Rochester kicks off its 2012 Party in the Park season today with Southern rock group Molly Hatchet.   The 10-week concert series will runs from 5 to 10 p.m. every Thursday at the Riverside Festival Site, corner ...

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Make-A-Wish gala raises $155K

More than 250 people attended the May 12 Rochester Make-A-Wish office’s annual gala, “An Evening of Wishes,” raising $155,000 for seriously ill children. Conor, a 28-year-old Rochester Wish Alum, shared the positive impact the wish experience had on his life ...

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Holocaust Museum exhibit comes to Brighton

The Jewish Community Center of Greater Rochester is hosting a traveling exhibit of the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum on “Nazi Persecution of Homosexuals 1933-1945.”   This nationally acclaimed exhibition, which is free and runs through July 22, tells the ...

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Heveron & Heveron celebrates 40 years

Heveron & Heveron CPAs is celebrating its 40th anniversary this month.   “In the very early days I spent time teaching at St. John Fisher College and the Rochester Institute of Technology, in addition to my CPA duties,” President John ...

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Marcia Havens’ horses part of her way of life

Marcia Havens only commutes about 15 feet to work each morning, but that is after a 5:30 a.m. horseback ride and perhaps 90 minutes of chores in the barn. She has no worries about getting to the gym, either — ...

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Attorney provides lasting legacy for his son

His life was short, but his father is working to make sure his legacy is long. Even though he was only 4 years old when he died, Anthony Poselovich touched so many lives — from family and friends, to doctors, ...

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Lacrosse championships inspire wager

As the Rochester Knighthawks prepare for the National Lacrosse League Champion’s Cup Finals this Saturday against the Edmonton Rush, Rochester Mayor Thomas S. Richards and Edmonton, Alberta, Canada’s mayor, Stephen Mandel, have announced a friendly wager. The game is at ...

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