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Massive downtown fire displaces more than 2 dozen

  By Spectrum News Staff   ROCHESTER, N.Y. — More than two dozen people were impacted by an early morning fire in downtown Rochester. “I think it is a miracle

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Sibley Square transformation complete

    By Spectrum News Staff   ROCHESTER, N.Y. — Sibley Square’s transformation from department store to apartments is finished. Lt. Gov. Kathy Hochul (D) was on hand as the ribbon

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Search for missing boy resumes, suspect awaits court hearing

  By Spectrum News Staff     SODUS, N.Y. — The search for 14-month-old Owen Hidalgo-Calderon will pick up again Tuesday morning. Wayne County Sheriff Barry Virts says police and

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Search for missing baby resumes Monday

    By Spectrum News Staff SODUS, N.Y. — The search for 14-month-old Owen Hidalgo-Calderon resumed Monday. Wayne County Sheriff Barry Virts says police and 200 volunteers were unable to

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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