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Celebrating Black Heritage Month

The City of Rochester’s Black Heritage Committee, in honor of Black Heritage Month, will host a month-long program of events to celebrate the nation’s black heritage. A special homage will be made to extraordinary black women in history. Kicking off ...

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Call for city project designs

The city of Rochester plans to commission three art installations for the University Avenue/Art Walk Extension Enhancement Project. Artists are encouraged to submit their best designs for any or all of the following projects: • Artistic seating: There will be ...

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City names new finance leaders

Mayor Thomas S. Richards announced the appointments of two new bureau leaders in the Department of Finance. Charles M. Zetteck Jr. is the city’s purchasing agent, effective Jan. 3. He replaces Jesse Dudley who retired. John T. Cox has been ...

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‘Chilly Chili Challenge’ contestants sought

Mayor Thomas S. Richards and members of the all-volunteer Ontario Beach Park Program Committee are inviting local restaurants, caterers and food service operators to vie for the prestigious designation of having Rochester’s best chili. The cook-off will be from noon ...

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2012 NYGOP convention will be in Rochester

The 2012 New York State Republican Convention will be in Rochester, at a date to be determined. The announcement was made Thursday by state Republican Chairman Ed Cox and Monroe County GOP Chairman Bill Reilich. “I am honored to have ...

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Some city property values are up

Estimates from the 2012 reassessment indicate property values are going up throughout the city, according to Assessor Thomas G. Huonker. The new assessments will be used to calculate the property owners’ city/school tax bill of July 2012 and the following ...

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City to host family-friendly New Year’s Eve

Mayor Thomas S. Richards and the city of Rochester will usher in 2012 by hosting a free, family-friendly New Year’s Eve Celebration from 7 to 10 p.m., Saturday at the Rochester Riverside Convention Center, 123 E. Main St. “Rochester’s New ...

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City offices holiday closings

City Hall, Neighborhood Service Centers and other administrative offices will be closed on Monday in observance of Christmas. Refuse and recycling collection will be on the regular schedule. In addition, city branch libraries will be closed today until Monday. The ...

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City announces holiday recreation schedule

The City of Rochester Bureau of Recreation has announced the holiday break hours for its Recreation and Community Centers around the city. All school sites will be closed from Dec. 22 through Jan. 3. For all other sites the schedule ...

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City’s IT officer leaving

Mayor Thomas S. Richards has announced that Chief Information Officer David Mayor has submitted a letter of resignation to pursue a new opportunity as the chief information officer for the Minneapolis Public School District. The department directs and manages the ...

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City mails re-assessment disclosure notices

The city of Rochester has begun mailing 2012 re-assessment letters to city property owners. The mailing will continue through the end of December. The re-assessment is an update to the assessments that were established during the 2008 re-assessment. The 2012 ...

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Free swimming lessons

The Community Place of Greater Rochester and Marketview Heights Collective Action Project is partnering with the Rochester Bureau of Recreation to provide swim lessons at the Dr. Freddie Thomas High School pool, 625 Scio St. Beginning Dec. 8, lessons will ...

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