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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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1 hr ago | Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

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Golf, without the clubs or a ball Interest in disc golf is growing, and the Rochester area has 13 courses.

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5 hrs ago | WHEC-TV Rochester

Fifty years after the Rochester Riots: Where are we now?

The riots broke out after a 19-year-old man was arrested at a street dance on Joseph Avenue and Nassau Street for public intoxication.

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5 hrs ago | WHEC-TV Rochester

F.I.G.H.T addressed the issues plagued by the Rochester Riots

The riots broke out after a 19-year-old man was arrested at a street dance on Joseph Avenue and Nassau Street for public intoxication.

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8 hrs ago | The Batavian

Le Roy police arrest two men - an alleged slasher and another accused of criminal sex acts

An investigation into an alleged assault which occurred in January 2013 resulted in the arrest Wednesday of a 29-year-old Le Roy native living in the City of Rochester.

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11 hrs ago | 13WHAM

Witness to arrest that triggered riots

The riots shut down Rochester streets and impacted many. But few would witness the events as they unfolded from start to finish.

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15 hrs ago | North County Public Radio

Rochester marks 50th anniversary of race riots

Public officials and community leaders in Rochester are marking the 50th anniversary of race riots that drew national attention to the upstate city.

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19 hrs ago | Rochester Business Journal

Report says Rochester ranks high among poorest metro areas

Rochester ranks as the fifth poorest city nationwide among the 75 largest metro areas, a new report from Rochester Area Community Foundation and ACT Rochester shows.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

13WHAM

Free lunch for children in the summer

There is such a thing as a free lunch and in school district's that qualify, it is open to all children.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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