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Magistrates Association holds annual dinner


Judge Donald J. Mark on Saturday received the Monroe County Magistrates Association’s 2015 James E. Morris Award at its annual dinner on Saturday at The City Grill in Rochester. Judge Mark, who has been a judge in state Supreme Court, ...

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Monroe County 911 employees complete safety program

Four Monroe County 911 state certified instructors have received the designation of Registered Public-Safety Leader from the Association of Public-Safety Communications Officials, International. They are Christopher R. Martin, Charles M. Vitale, Jody L. Englert and Joseph E. DeMars. The RPL ...

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County 911 employees complete RPL Program

John Merklinger, 911 director for Monroe County, announced that four of his NYS Certified Instructors, Christopher R. Martin, Charles M. Vitale, Jody L. Englert and Joseph E. DeMars, have received the designation of Registered Public-Safety Leader by the Association of ...

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Monroe County picked for medical marijuana grow location

The five companies picked to grow and dispense medical marijuana in New York include one run by a Minnesota physician, three with dispensaries in other states and another with a personal connection to those the state’s new program aims to ...

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Counsel will be provided at all Monroe County arraignments

Monroe County Public Defender Timothy Donaher, at left, honors Chief Judge Jonathan Lippman during his May 20 visit to Rochester, which included a stop at the Monroe County Bar Association. The Hon. Craig Doran is to the right. Credit: Vasiliy Baziuk

All criminal defendants in Monroe County now have an attorney available at arraignment. That includes violations and misdemeanors, as well as felony matters. The Monroe County Public Defender’s Office on Monday began round-the-clock shifts with an on-call counsel program, becoming ...

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Patterson found guilty of murder

A Monroe County jury Friday found Dakwan Patterson, 34, guilty of second-degree murder in the Dec. 18, 2013 shooting death of 27-year-old Antoine Brown after the two argued on Jay Street in the city of Rochester. Patterson, who fled the ...

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COA reviews Monroe County’s immunity waiver

jury box

A case involving Monroe County’s waiver of immunity form, which included more than just the wording of the statute governing such waivers, is under review by the state Court of Appeals. Before signing the waiver as he was about to ...

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AG suing Monroe County bottler

New York Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman on Wednesday announced a lawsuit alleging that Monroe County-based The Juice Factory Corp. repeatedly violated multiple provisions of the state’s Returnable Container Act, otherwise known as the “Bottle Bill.” Investigations by his office ...

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