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Million dollar Douglass center sits vacant

By Melanie Johnson ROCHESTER, N.Y. — About $1 million in funding went into establishing the Frederick Douglass Resource Center, but the building now sits vacant; doors locked and phones disconnected.

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Community input wanted on how to spend budget to help reduce poverty

      By Jillian Parker ROCHESTER, N.Y. — The Rochester-Monroe Anti-Poverty Initiative is calling out to the community for their input in the decision-making process to help reduce poverty.

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Downtown Rochester YMCA could lose operating license

    By Spectrum News Staff     ROCHESTER, N.Y. — The New York State Office of Children and Family Services has placed limitations on the operating license of the

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Community Meeting / ​NUMBER TWO

WHO:   Monroe County Sheriff Todd Baxter& Faith Community Alliance WHEN: Thursday​, May 17​, 2018   TIME:     6:00 PM​……….​6:00 PM​   WHERE: 186 Ward Street, Fight Village Community Room — Rochester,

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CITY EMS Provider Offers Free CPR Training May 20-26 to Save Lives as Part of Nationwide Initiative

  (Rochester, NY) – If a person crumpled to the ground near you, would you know what to do? If that person was unconscious, what would you do next?  

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Boyfriend arrested in fatal shooting of an 18-year-old

  By Spectrum News Staff ROCHESTER, N.Y. — RPD has made an arrest in connection with a fatal shooting of an 18-year-old female on Delamaine Drive last week. Ciara Grimes, 18,

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Lilac Fest kicks off with flowers, food, music and more

By Spectrum News Staff SPECTRUM NEWS VIDEO: It’s opening day for the region’s largest free festival of its kind. Rochester’s 10-day Lilac Fest is ready to show of flowers, food

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Volunteers beautify Rochester on United Way’s Day of Caring

      By Spectrum News Staff   ROCHESTER, N.Y. — It’s the United Way’s 25th Annual Day of Caring. Thousands of people around Rochester will help clean-up, repair, paint

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EAT ME ICE CREAM™ HEADS TO THE BIG APPLE WITH DAIRY FREE FLAVORS

  Available at Park Slope Food Co-op Starting May 10th   Upstate, NY’s famous Eat Me™ Ice Cream is heading to Brooklyn this month with their delicious and all natural

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Astacio will continue to get paid despite bench removal

  By Spectrum News Staff ROCHESTER, N.Y. — Despite being removed from the bench, Leticia Astacio will continue to receive her paychecks, according to the New York State Court of

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The Buffalo Roams Again

  Have you been to Buffalo lately? Apparently a billion dollars goes a long way. The money from NY State Governor Andrew Cuomo has brought new construction, increased economic development,

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Lamborghini driver flees scene after crashing into fire hydrant

    By Spectrum News Staff ROCHESRER, N.Y. — Rochester police are looking for the driver of a Lamborghini who they say crashed into a fire hydrant Sunday night. Police

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WIC Program Goes Electronic

By Yolanda Clark The WIC (women, infants and children) program is a supplimental nutrition program designed to assist low-income families afford healthy foods. The program started in 1972 and the

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Police billboards target heroin dealers

By Spectrum News Staff ROCHESTER, N.Y. — Law enforcement leaders across Monroe County are sending a strong message to drug dealers with some new billboards going up around the county.

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International software company announces Rochester expansion

By Spectrum News Staff ROCHESTER, N.Y. — LiveTiles, an Australian software company, is making its way to downtown Rochester and is expected to bring 500 jobs with it. Gov. Cuomo