Tag Archives: Monroe County

Shooting victim suing Monroe County

Flags lowered to half-staff outside the Monroe County Office Building, 39 W. Main St., Rochester, on Monday, June 13, 2016. (Bennett Loudon)

A $10 million federal lawsuit has been filed by a man who was shot in October 2017 by a man he reported to a state child-abuse hotline. The lawsuit claims Monroe County employees revealed Michael Coles’ identity to the man ...

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Law enforcement ramping up efforts to fight opioid crisis

At a news conference Wednesday afternoon, elected officials and leaders of area law enforcement agencies shared details of the Monroe County Heroin Task Force, a law enforcement entity created to collect intelligence and identify long-term investigations in order to successfully ...

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Six judicial races on the ballot

Some small businesses are joining larger employers in giving workers some time off to cast their ballots. (File Photo/Maximilian Franz)

There are a total of six judicial races on ballots in Monroe County Tuesday, with the exact number depending on where you live. No matter what the results, we’ll see three new faces on the bench starting next year. Of ...

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Monroe County on list of financially stressed NY localities

ALBANY— New York’s comptroller reports eight localities — including Monroe County — were under “significant” fiscal stress last year, with low fund balances and operating deficits, while another 14 were under moderate stress and 18 were considered susceptible. The eight ...

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Robert Wiesner pleads guilty to bid rigging

ROCHESTER – Robert Wiesner, the former security director for the Monroe County Water Authority and husband of former Monroe County Executive Maggie Brooks, pleaded guilty Tuesday to bid rigging a multimillion-dollar public works contract in Monroe County. Wiesner entered the ...

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Monroe County – Special Permit: Friends of Pittsford Village v. Village of Pittsford, et al.

Supreme Court, Monroe County Special Permit Local Law Compliance and Review – Arbitrary and Capricious Friends of Pittsford Village v. Village of Pittsford, et al. 2012/13778 Judge Ark Background: The petitioner commenced an article 78 proceeding challenging the 2012 approval ...

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