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Rochester, New York is located in Monroe County. Zip codes in Rochester, NY include 14652, 14621, and 14609. The median home price in Rochester is $65,000 which is roughly $45/per square foot. More Rochester information.

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2 hrs ago | 13WHAM

Arson, murder suspect pleads not guilty

Rochester, N.Y. -- In court Wednesday, a man accused of arson and murder interrupted the judge to say "I didn't kill my grandmother."

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6 hrs ago | BroadwayWorld.com

Gerard Floriano Named New Artistic Director of Rochester Chamber Orchestra

The Rochester Chamber Orchestra is pleased to announce that Gerard Floriano has been named as Artistic Director for the 2014/2015 season, and he will become the orchestra's Music Director in August, 2015.

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9 hrs ago | WBEN-AM Buffalo

Vanek Involved in Federal Gambling Probe

Former Sabre Thomas Vanek went to the federal court building in Rochester Monday, apparently as part of a gambling investigation.

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14 hrs ago | WTLV

FREE hot dogs on National Hot Dog Day

Kangaroo Express celebrates National Hot Dog Day with free hot dogs from 6 a.m. to midnight to anyone with military ID or their mobile app.

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18 hrs ago | WHEC-TV Rochester

Rochester man shot on city's southwest side

A Rochester man is recovering after police say he was shot while sitting on his front lawn.

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19 hrs ago | 13WHAM

Monroe County's plan to clean up Ontario Beach

If you've lived in the Rochester area long enough, you know there have been days when access to the beach is closed due to algae levels.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

WHEC-TV Rochester

Governor Cuomo gives the green light for red light cameras in Rochester

Governor Cuomo gave the green light to Rochester to continue its red light camera program across the city.

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13WHAM

A founder of NTID dies

A man who lost his hearing as a child and became a leading educator of the deaf and a pioneer of studies of deaf culture has died.

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Denver Post

"America by the Numbers" on PBS

By 2043 the U.S. will be a multicultural majority nation. PBS will launch the first national series tracking these massive demographic changes, "America by the Numbers with Maria Hinojosa," in October.

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Rochester Business Journal

Weather ranking puts Rochester near bottom

Rochester ranks among the worst cities nationwide for its weather, a new report from WalletHub shows.

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Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Holy Mackerel! Man catches 26-pound fish in Lake Ontario

Holy Mackerel! Man catches 26-pound fish in Lake Ontario Something fishy is going on in New York! Check out this story on DemocratandChronicle.com: http://on.rocne.ws/1mAtFaL A Monroe County man on June 14 caught a freshwater drum from Irondequoit Bay in Lake Ontario near Rochester that broke the state record by more than 2 pounds, the state ... (more)

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Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Allendale Columbia Offering Unique Chinese/American Summer Experience

This summer Allendale Columbia School will welcome Chinese students between the age of 7-17 for a week of immersion and cultural exchange.

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The News Tribune

Travel delays push back Dareus' return to Bills

Dareus was scheduled to return to camp in time for practice Tuesday morning. But the team says his flight was canceled by bad weather in North Carolina.

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WHAM-AM Rochester

President Obama Lends Helping Hand To Rochester CSD

The district is getting involved with an initiative called "My Brother's Keeper."

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Press & Sun-Bulletin

Catholic diocese upends custom on homiliesCatholic diocese upends...

Catholic diocese upends custom on homilies A decades-long practice at some churches of laypeople delivering the homily has come to an end.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

The Post-Standard

Wayne County motorcyclist charged with DWI, manslaughter after crash kills ballet teacher

A motorcycle driver from Upstate New York has been charged with riding drunk and manslaughter after a crash killed his passenger, authorities said Monday.

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WHEC-TV Rochester

Arthur Treacher's opens in Spencerport

Arthur Treacher's Fish and Chips opened its newest location on Monday. The newest location is in Spencerport in the Tops Plaza.

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13WHAM

Thomas Vanek connected to gambling investigation

Former Buffalo Sabres Captain Thomas Vanek is being questioned by federal investigators as they look into an illegal gambling business in Rochester.

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13WHAM

Police charge driver in fatal motorcycle crash

State police say a motorcycle driver has been charged with riding drunk and manslaughter after a crash that killed his passenger.

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13WHAM

Blossom South neighbors to weigh in on immigrant housing

Neighbors are being asked to weigh in on whether a closed nursing home on Monroe Avenue in the City of Rochester should be re-opened to house immigrant children coming over the Mexican Border.

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