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A government contract with Rochester Optical is expected to support 160 jobs in Rochester, according to democratic N.Y. Senator Charles Schumer.
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They say pollution from the fire should not impact healthy people, but could affect the elderly, children or the ill.
3 hrs ago | WHEC-TV Rochester
The day after Rochester first blizzard in 15 years, many school districts in Monroe and surrounding counties closed for the second day.
7 hrs ago | WSYR-AM Syracuse
A lone pedestrian crosses Monroe Ave in near white-out conditions, Wednesday, March 12, 2014 in Rochester, N.Y. Many business and government offices closed early ahead of a winter storm.
For years, many Americans followed a simple career path: Land an entry-level job.
Rochester, N.Y. - Six years ago, whiteout conditions were blamed for a 36 car accident that caused the death of one person along the stretch of Interstate 390 just east of the airport, near the Scottsville Road exit ramp.
Some of our Facebook fans posted questions for 13WHAM's meteorologists Mark McLean and Jeff Najder about Wednesday's blizzard and they responded.
Misconduct in scientific research dates back to Ptolemy in 2nd Century A.D. who declared that he had recorded measurements - which he couldn't possibly have - to show that the earth was at the center of all celestial bodies, including the sun.
Pictured from left to right: Provost Peter Lennie, Dean Joanna Olmsted, Francis R. Grebe '54, Professor Joan Shelley Rubin and President Joel Seligman Joan Shelley Rubin, a professor of American cultural history, is the inaugural holder of the Dexter Perkins Professorship in History at the University of Rochester.
Perinton, N.Y. -- Former Rochester news and sports anchor Rich Funke is expected to announce a run for political office Wednesday.
"I'm just closing this chapter, but I plan to start a new one and see where it takes me," Bemis said.
Rochester, N.Y. - A Rochester man pleaded not guilty Tuesday morning to a murder charge, but his lawyer insists the real killer is still on the loose.
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HAS ISSUED A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW...BLOWING SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 5 AM WEDNESDAY TO 5 AM EDT THURSDAY.
The Rochester metro area economy showed marked improvement in January, with an increase in jobs and a decline in unemployment since January 2013, the state Department of Labor reported Tuesday.
Fitchburg's mayor has selected a candidate with federal law enforcement experience to be the city's new police chief.
Authorities say two students at a New York state college have been charged with animal abuse after a dog was held upside down over a keg and forced to drink beer.