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Meetings on police body cameras start tonight

Community members will be able to voice their opinions tonight as the City of Rochester hosts its first of five sessions regarding the Rochester Police Department’s Body Worn Camera Program.

Community Youth

Local model walks in VS Fashion Show

NEW YORK (AP) – Some lit up, others were pretty – and patriotic – in pink and still more burst forth like fireworks. Yes, Tuesday was Victoria’s Secret sexpot angel

Community Education Youth

RTA leaders suggests reopening school

Rochester, N.Y. – The president of the Rochester Teacher’s Union wants to resurrect the Josh Lofton High School in Rochester, which closed more than a decade ago. The school used

Arts Community

Philip Seymour Hoffman’s family honored | ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) – The brother and mother of the late actor Philip Seymour Hoffman have been honored by a film festival being held in family’s western New York


Man Charged With Murder in Connection With Devonshire Court Homicide

The 44-year-old faces charges of second degree murder and criminal possession of a weapon. Police said he shot Justin Crowder, 25, on Devonshire Court at Thurston Road just after 2:30

Community Health

Fidelis Care to Open Rochester Community Office – Yahoo Finance

 Residents Invited to Join Grand Opening Celebration   ROCHESTER, NY–(Marketwired – October 16, 2015) – Fidelis Care, a Statewide health plan with over 1.3 million members, invites the public to


Rochester Opens a New Temporary Amtrak Station

The first phase of a nearly $30 million project to build a new train station in Rochester gets underway this week. Source: Rochester Opens a New Temporary Amtrak Station


Video shows Rochester Police using force to detain a man on Tuesday – Story | Rochester, NY | RochesterFirst | WROC-TV

The Rochester Police Department used force on Tuesday to control and detain a man outside of Open Door Mission on Washington Street near West Main Street. Source: Video shows Rochester

Community Education

RCSD Superintendent to step down

Rochester, NY – Rochester City School District Superintendent Bolgen Vargas announced he will resign Source: RCSD Superintendent to step down – 13WHAM News, Weather, Sports, Rochester NY ABC – Top

Community National

How Black Lives Matter Uses Social Media

Technology has revolutionized how the civil rights movement can respond to racism and police brutality. Source: How Black Lives Matter Uses Social Media to Fight the Power | WIRED