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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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Park to be renamed for Dr. King

Manhattan Square Park in Rochester could be getting a new name. Mayor Thomas S. Richards announced he’s started the process to rename the park, “Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Square Park.” Richards was joined Wednesday by City Council President ...

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Richards’ campaign releases first TV ad

The first television commercial for the re-election campaign of Rochester Mayor Thomas S. Richards has hit the airwaves. “What it Takes” details progress under Richards’ leadership, including his work to provide a better education for city school children, more job ...

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Mayor endorsed by state pride agenda

Rochester Mayor Thomas S. Richards has received the endorsement of Empire State Pride Agenda, New York state’s largest LGBT civil rights and advocacy group. The endorsement came last week as the city kicked off its annual Pride Week celebration. “Rochester ...

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Richards receives endorsements

Rochester Mayor Thomas S. Richards has announced endorsements by the Independence and Working Families parties in his bid for reelection. Neither party endorsed him on his first mayoral campaign two years ago. City Council President Lovely A. Warren is challenging ...

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Enrollment open for city tennis programs

Rochester Mayor Thomas S. Richards has announced the City of Rochester Bureau of Recreation’s Swing Tennis Academy, an adult tennis program at Cobbs Hill Park and Genesee Valley Park, is now registering participants. The eight-lesson program is being offered in ...

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Mayor’s address to be rebroadcast

City12, the city of Rochester’s government access television channel, will re-air Mayor Thomas S. Richards’ State of the City address in its entirety this weekend. The May 6 address was televised live on City12. The rebroadcasts are scheduled for noon ...

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Mayor’s focus on safety, development

Over the last four years, public and private investments in housing, infrastructure and business development have topped $1.7 billion and are occurring in all four of the city’s quadrants, Rochester Mayor Thomas S. Richards said in his second State of ...

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June ‘Gun Violence Awareness Month’

Rochester Mayor Thomas S. Richards has proclaimed the month of June as “Gun Violence Awareness Month” in Rochester as part of a statewide effort to bring needed attention to the destructive costs of gun violence. “I am proud to join ...

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Mayor greets home builders

Mayor Thomas S. Richards on Tuesday thanked a group of volunteers donating their time and skills to make free home repairs for residents in need. The work is part of the Flower City Work Camp, which continues through Friday. The ...

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