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Antonacci names Rossi finance chair

Onondaga County Comptroller Robert Antonacci has named Jane Rossi — an entrepreneur, community leader and nationally recognized expert on health care issues — as state finance chairwoman of his campaign for New York state comptroller. Born and raised in Central ...

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Astorino, NY GOP look to repeat Pataki’s 1994 win

RYE BROOK (AP) — Freshly nominated by his party, Republican gubernatorial candidate Rob Astorino on Thursday promised an aggressive campaign against Gov. Andrew Cuomo and said he’s confident he can win over Democrats and independents frustrated with the slow pace ...

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Campaign planned to end ‘R’ word

For the fourth year, the Golisano Foundation is challenging the Rochester community to “Spread the Word to End the R-Word.” The campaign is being held around the national day of awareness on March 5, and asks people to pledge to ...

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Gates supervisor gets GOP backing

The Monroe County Republican Committee has endorsed Gates Supervisor Mark Assini in his campaign for U.S. House of Representatives. Assini, a Republican, is running in the November general election against Rep. Louise Slaughter, R-Fairport, in the 25th Congressional District race. ...

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Al Sigl’s JustOne campaign underway

More than 440,000 blue envelopes have been sent to residents across the region as part of a campaign to help thousands of children and adults with disabilities and special needs served by Al Sigl Member Agencies. The JustOne campaign, now ...

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UR campaign surpasses $1B mark

The University of Rochester’s campaign has passed the $1 billion mark, with the commitment of more than $4 million from James Aquavella, professor of ophthalmology. Aquavella, a clinician and researcher in the university’s Flaum Eye Institute, made the gift in ...

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Mayor still not campaigning

Although the Independence Party issued a call over the weekend urging residents to vote for Rochester Mayor Thomas S. Richards, the mayor issued a statement reiterating that his campaign has ended. City Council President Lovely A. Warren defeated Richards in ...

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Richards drops out of mayor’s race

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Rochester Mayor Thomas S. Richards, who lost the Democratic nomination in the Sept. 10 primary, will not stay in the race to retain his seat. Richards announced Tuesday that he will end his campaign, saying his decision likely means that ...

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Farmington supervisor to run again

After contemplating retirement, longtime Farmington Town Supervisor Theodore Fafinski plans to seek another four-year term. Fafinski, a Republican, has been supervisor of the Ontario County town since 1998 and was first elected to the Town Board in 1989. He stepped ...

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Rochester mayor to seek re-election

Rochester Mayor Thomas S. Richards has made it official: He plans to run again in November. Fellow Democrat and City Council President Lovely Warren is considering a mayoral campaign, which would force a primary in September. Richards said others may ...

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Al Sigl’s dollar campaign

More than 440,000 blue envelopes will be arriving in mailboxes across the region as part of a one-of-a-kind campaign to help Al Sigl Community of Agencies bring greater abilities to life for thousands of children and adults with disabilities and ...

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