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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 $64,000 which is roughly $45/per square foot. More Rochester information.

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2 hrs ago | 13WHAM

Suspected Enterovirus cases in Rochester

"All of our inpatient pediatric units are above capacity right now because of so many children admitted with severe respiratory illness," said Dr. Elizabeth Murray. Cases of Enterovirus first began appearing in the Midwest last month.


6 hrs ago | WHAM-AM Rochester

Homeless Advocates Arrested

Rochester N.Y.- Three advocates for the homeless who had been demonstrating again outside the Monroe County Office Building were arrested today and charged with criminal trespass. The representatives of the House of Mercy, including sister Grace Miller, want a meeting with County Executive Maggie Brooks.


8 hrs ago | WSTM-TV Syracuse

Man accused of killing Rochester Police officer indicted on six charges, including aggravated murder

The 38-year-old man accused of fatally shooting Rochester police officer Daryl Pierson has been indicted on six criminal counts, including aggravated murder. The grand jury indictment against Thomas Johnson III was handed up Friday and made public Monday morning at about the same time he was sent from Strong Memorial Hospital to the Monroe County Jail.


9 hrs ago | WHAM-AM Rochester

Suspect in Officer's Fatal Shooting Sent to Jail

Thomas Johnson III has been transferred to the Monroe County Jail. Johnson is charged with eight felony counts including two counts of aggravated murder, He is accused of shooting and killing Officer Pierson September 3rd.


9 hrs ago | WHAM-AM Rochester

Psychiatrist Charged In Man's Death Pulled From River

Rochester N.Y.- A psychiatrist who faces criminal charges in connection with the death of man found buried in his backyard had to be rescued from the Niagara River. Police say Dr. William Lewek was found sitting in two feet of water after his car left a road on Grand Island Sunday.


13 hrs ago | Watersblogged

Howie Hawkins

Source: --- Sunday, September 14, 2014Ralph Nader, the former Green Party presidential Candidate, is hosting a fundraiser for the Party's gubernatorial candidate Howie Hawkins and congressional candidate Matt Funiciello. ... Source: --- Friday, September 12, 2014Howie Hawkins, the Green Party candidate for Governor of NY, discusses the primary election and its impact on the campaign as well as the upcoming march for climate change in New York City, the status of gubernatorial debates, fracking, and other issues of concern to NY residents.


17 hrs ago | U.U. World

All are welcome, to a point

What is reproductive justice? Women need more than a right to choose. Unitarian Universalists are joining a broader movement seeking reproductive justice.


Sun Sep 14, 2014


Top 5 finalists selected in Miss America pageant

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WHEC-TV Rochester

Isaiah House hosts 'A Rose is a Rose' Gala

A fundraiser was held on Sunday for an organization that provides comfort to people during their last days of life. The Isaiah House held its third annual "A Rose is a Rose" Gala at the Colgate Rochester Divinity School, and News10NBC's Nikki Rudd was the emcee for the event.



N.Y. Radio Hosts Fired for Transphobic Rant Are Back on the Air

Less than four months after being fired from Rochester, N.Y.'s Breakfast Buzz radio show on 98.8 "The Buzz" for a transphobic tirade, radio personalities Kimberly Ray and Barry Beck are back on the air, reports The Post-Standard . "It was nice to have the summer off," Ray told Rochester's Democrat & Chronicle .


Sat Sep 13, 2014

Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

More Fit at 50: Walking along rivers and cemeteries

More Fit at 50: Walking along rivers and cemeteries Well, that was a quick summer. Check out this story on One can't complain too much, I guess, because for a person who likes to walk, the weather from May through August was nearly perfect.

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Genesee Country Express

The valley view: A week of solitude and sadness

The nearly full harvest moon is high in the southern sky above the house tonight and the Big Dipper is low in the sky to the northwest. There is coolness to the air; the smell of wood burning stoves and freshly cut lawns hint at the activities that have kept many residents busy this weekend.


Climate Change from special interest to mainstream

Those trying to communicate the necessity of adhering to the critical measures recommended by most official climate studies are thought to be overwrought and 'passionate' about this issue. Those trying to communicate the necessity of adhering to the critical measures recommended by most official climate studies are thought to be overwrought and 'passionate' about this issue.


The Miami Herald

US team preps for exhibition against Mexico

The American forward made her first international appearance in 2010 at the home of Major League Soccer's Real Salt Lake, a late-March match played in near-blizzard conditions. The team returns to Rio Tinto on Saturday in far better weather for the first of two exhibitions against Mexico in advance of October's championship of soccer's North and Central American and Caribbean region, which serves as qualifying for the Women's World Cup next year in Canada.



ER football honors Officer Pierson

Officer Daryl Pierson grew up in East Rochester. He was an athlete and his brother, Brett, played on the football team for four years.



Suspect targets mail in front of homes

The Rochester victims are a husband and wife, Michael and Denee Forbes. The two run a home business that cares for pregnant women.

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Fri Sep 12, 2014


'Clergy On Patrol' Offers Hope To Improving Rochester's Community, Police Relations

The city of Rochester, New York will kick off a program on Saturday aimed at improving relations between community members and law enforcement -- and the timing could not be better. The idea behind 'Clergy on Patrol' is simple, Rochester Press Officer Jessica Alaimo told The Huffington Post.


Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Despite challenges (see Buffalo), the East/University of Rochestera

Despite challenges , the East/University of Rochester partnership can succeed As has been extensively discussed , the partnership between the UR's Warner School and East... Check out this story on As has been extensively discussed , the partnership between the UR's Warner School and East is gaining steam. Everyone I talk with is cautiously optimistic the initiative--a breath of fresh air--can be the positive step forward the District definitively needs.



New company comes to downtown Rochester

A new technology business has joined the ranks of Rochester's downtown offices with a ribbon cutting ceremony, Governor Cuomo announced Friday. Datto, one of the first businesses to join the START-UP NY program, is a global provider of cloud-based backup, disaster recovery and business continuity solutions.


WHAM-AM Rochester

Jury Selection Begins In Murder Trial

Rochester N.Y.- Jury selection has begun in the murder trial of a Rochester man who is accused of killing a mother and daughter in Sodus.



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