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Greece, New York is located in Monroe County. Zip codes in Greece, NY include 14615, 14626, and 14616. The median home price in Greece is $134,900 which is roughly $84/per square foot. More Greece information.

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War dog memorial aims to honor 'forgotten heroes'

When David Anderson's dream to build a war dog memorial was repeatedly shut down by local officials, the Vietnam War era veteran nearly gave up on the idea.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

The Orlando Sentinel

Lake commissioners start meeting with secular invocation rather than Christian prayer

Sitting in the County Commission chambers this week, Gail Boettger couldn't believe it when the meeting began not with a Christian prayer but with a secular invocation.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

Washington Times

Higher Ground: Prayer policy

The town at the center of a landmark U.S. Supreme Court ruling that endorsed prayers before government meetings has adopted new guidelines that have some worried that nonreligious groups will be limited in their participation.

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Religion Dispatched

Public Prayer Verdict Shows Its True Colors

This May, the Supreme Court's "Town of Greece vs. Galloway" ruling allowed sectarian invocations at town meetings.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

Daily Kos

Town of Greece legislative prayer: "An enormous bait and switch"

Hey, guys, remember back in May? When the Supreme Court handed down their decision on Town of Greece v.

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Slate Magazine

Checking In on the Town of Greece

When last we left the town of Greece, New York , the Supreme Court had just blessed its legislative prayer policy, announcing that expressly sectarian prayer, which persisted over many years, prior to town council meetings does not violate the storied tradition of nonsectarian legislative prayer and is therefore acceptable under the First ... (more)

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

Newsalert

Leftists Upset: Supreme Court Affirms America is a Christian Country- ...

TPM reports: Earlier this year, the Supreme Court gave its blessing to local governments that want to open their public meetings with religious prayer.

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Arkansas Times

Surprise: The public prayer crowd welcomes only certain types of prayer

In a case arising in Greece, N.Y., the U.S. Supreme Court upheld opening public meetings with prayer .

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

USA Today

Town's prayer policy raises new questions

Secular groups are accusing the town of Greece of slamming the door on atheists with a new set of guidelines for invocations at public meetings.

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WHEC-TV Rochester

Dairy Queen opens Webster location

The newest Dairy Queen in our area is officially open for business. The restaurant is located on Hard Road in Webster.

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Sun Aug 24, 2014

13WHAM

Greece changes prayer policy

Greece N.Y. - In a unanimous vote at a recent town board meeting, the Town of Greece made changes to its prayer policy that have been the source of much controversy.

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

WHEC-TV Rochester

FBI searching for fugitive connected to rape of 14-year-old

The FBI's Rochester Child Exploitation Task Force is searching for a fugitive, Jordan McCloud, in connection to a rape that was videotaped and posted to Facebook.

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The Raw Story

NY town bans atheists from delivering invocations after Supreme Court prayer victory

In the wake of the Supreme Court ruling in its favor, the town of Greece, New York issued a new policy that will bar atheists from delivering opening invocations at city functions, the Center for Inquiry reports .

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

13WHAM

Mall spokesperson: Security not breached

A spokesperson at The Mall at Greece Ridge said there was not a breach in security the day a jewelry store was robbed.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

WHEC-TV Rochester

Greece Police: Arrests made in jewelry store heist

The Greece Police Department says arrests have been made in The Mall at Greece Ridge jewelry store heist that happened earlier this month.

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13WHAM

Three people arrested in Greece home invasion

Investigators say Thomas Pryor, 29, Qzay Clark, 28, and Alexander Kates, 23, are charged with holding a mother, father and son captive overnight.

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WHEC-TV Rochester

Rochester man arrested on child pornography charges

A Rochester man has been arrested on child pornography charges after being accused of raping a girl while another individual videotaped it.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

Rochester Business Journal

Hilton Garden Inn general manager named

Rochester's newest downtown hotel has its general manager in place, with an October opening scheduled, officials said Monday.

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Fri Aug 15, 2014

WHEC-TV Rochester

Investigation into incidents of broken windows on 390 ongoing

It has been about two months since we have heard reports about windows being shattered while cars are driving along 390.

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WHAM-AM Rochester

Guilty plea in 3 bank robberies

The U.S. Attorney's Office says 41-year-old Christopher Matthew Mancuso either robbed or acted as the getaway driver in three Rochester-area bank robberies.

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