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Rochester drug distributor gets at least 6 years in prison
Rochester drug distributor gets at least 6 years in prisonDOVER — A Rochester woman who distributed the drugs that killed a 30-year-old man last October will spend at least six years in prison after pleading guilty to her involvement in the overdose. Amber Nicholson, 34, of Rochester appeared before Judge ...read more
Source: NewHampshire.com
Published on Wed, 16 Aug 2017 21:15:00 GMT
Pedal boat tours to start at Port of Rochester in 2018
Pedal boat tours to start at Port of Rochester in 2018Pedal boat tours to start at Port of Rochester in 2018 Starting in May, Rochester Pedal Tours will offer 90-minute outings on a pedal-powered pontoon on the Genesee River. Check out this story on DemocratandChronicle.com: http://on.rocne.ws/2wb01d6read more
Source: Democrat and Chronicle
Published on Wed, 16 Aug 2017 20:44:00 GMT
City council eases regulations on taxis in Rochester
City council eases regulations on taxis in RochesterLegislation passed by the city council will ease regulations on cab drivers in Rochester. The measure approved on Wednesday removed regulations on the age and color of taxicabs, and a requirement for a driver panic light. Taxi drivers rallied against ride ...read more
Source: WHEC TV-10
Published on Wed, 16 Aug 2017 20:42:00 GMT
Rochester OD victim's mom: Woman convicted of distributing the drugs deserves more jail time
Rochester OD victim's mom: Woman convicted of distributing the drugs deserves more jail timeThe mother of a Rochester man who lost his life during a drug overdose last October says the woman who distributed fentanyl to his girlfriend should have gotten more time in prison. There are currently two New Hampshire residents penciled in as starters on ...read more
Source: Union Leader
Published on Wed, 16 Aug 2017 18:54:00 GMT
Report: Rochester lags behind, gaps widening
Report: Rochester lags behind, gaps wideningROCHESTER, N.Y. -- "Hard Facts: Race and Ethnicity in the Nine-County Greater Rochester Area," released by ACT Rochester and the Rochester Area Community Foundation, reveals fault lines when it comes to childhood poverty, academic achievement, earnings ...read more
Source: TIME WARNER CABLE NEWS
Published on Wed, 16 Aug 2017 17:20:00 GMT
Police: Rochester Man facing 2 felonies in bat incident
Police: Rochester Man facing 2 felonies in bat incidentROCHESTER — A local man who allegedly attempted to intervene in a domestic violence incident on Rochester Common is facing two felony charges for using a bat to threaten an onlooker who made a comment about his driving. Donald James Saylor, 30, of ...read more
Source: Fosters Daily Democrat
Published on Wed, 16 Aug 2017 16:25:00 GMT
Second person taken into custody after Rochester shooting.
Second person taken into custody after Rochester shooting.(ABC 6 News)--A second person was taken into custody after the shooting in Rochester, said to be in the car with the alleged shooter. Rochester Police Captain John Sherwin said Artisha Blackman was arrested Tuesday night in Stewartville on charges of ...read more
Source: KAAL-TV
Published on Wed, 16 Aug 2017 17:11:00 GMT
Rochester's dance community wants your body
Rochester's dance community wants your bodyGrab your dancing shoes! You have two opportunities to get on the dance floor tomorrow night. Don’t miss your chance to learn Argentine Tango, then dance the night away on the Peace Plaza at the final Tango on the Plaza event. All you need is a decent ...read more
Source: Post-Bulletin
Published on Wed, 16 Aug 2017 12:48:00 GMT
'Pocket Parks' Add Green Space To Downtown Rochester
'Pocket Parks' Add Green Space To Downtown RochesterROCHESTER, MI — A pair of “pocket parks” should be completed in downtown Rochester by about Labor Day. The parks are in direct response to a 2016 community visioning session, where residents asked for additional green space in downtown. Promenade ...read more
Source: Patch
Published on Wed, 16 Aug 2017 12:07:00 GMT
Expanding play in downtown Rochester
Expanding play in downtown RochesterRochester, N.Y. – Plans to build a Neighborhood of Play are moving forward. On Tuesday, Rochester City Council approved the pending sale of Inner Loop land for the expansion of The Strong National Museum of Play. The plans are to add another 100,000 ...read more
Source: 13ABC WHAN
Published on Wed, 16 Aug 2017 16:03:00 GMT