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  1. Chinese man visiting family in US is hit, killed by vehicleRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 20 | New Jersey Herald

    Authorities say a Chinese man visiting family in the United States has been struck and killed while crossing a suburban street in western New York. The Monroe County sheriff's office says 77-year-old Xuming Tian was crossing a street in the Rochester suburb of Pittsford on Wednesday night when he was struck by a vehicle driven by an 80-year-old man from nearby Webster.

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  2. Rochester police officer shot in face is out of hospitalRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 27 | New Jersey Herald

    A Rochester police officer who was shot in the face while on duty last weekend has been released from the hospital. WHEC-TV reports fellow officers lined the main entrance to Rochester General Hospital and saluted as Jeremy Nash was released Monday, his 36th birthday.

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  3. Search continues for suspect who wounded NY police officerRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 26 | New Jersey Herald

    Rochester police say 36-year-old Jeremy Nash was shot near his face around at 10:45 p.m. Saturday on North Street. Officials say he was among the officers responding to an unrelated call in the city's northeast section.

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  4. Police investigating woman's death at western NY group homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2017 | New Jersey Herald

    Police say they're investigating the death of a 35-year-old woman who was a resident of a suburban Rochester group home. Authorities in the Monroe County town of Webster say officers responded early Sunday afternoon for a report of an unresponsive woman at a local state-run group home. 1 comment

  5. Police investigate death of 10-year-old western New York boyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2017 | New Jersey Herald

    Authorities say they're investigating the death of a 10-year-old western New York boy who police say had been left alone. Monroe County Sheriff Patrick O'Flynn says deputies were called around 9:30 p.m. Monday to a home in the village of Churchville, about 10 mile west of Rochester.

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  6. Dance costume maker steps upRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 4, 2017 | New Jersey Herald

    Photo by Daniel Freel/New Jersey Herald - Pamela Bastek, owner of Prime Dress Designs, discusses how her Irish step dancing competition dresses manufacturing business started in her home and then moved into a 3,000-square-foot facility in Frankford. Photo by Daniel Freel/New Jersey Herald - Custom Irish step dancing dresses are seen at Prime Dress Designs as Lily Wilson works on templates.

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  7. Hospital: Trooper injured in crash on NY's I-86 is improvingRead the original story w/Photo

    May 23, 2017 | New Jersey Herald

    The condition of a state trooper injured last week in a crash on an upstate New York highway is improving. The Democrat and Chronicle reports that officials at Strong Memorial Hospital in Rochester say Trooper Craig Foglia's condition has been upgraded from critical to guarded.

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  8. State trooper injured in collision on western NY highwayRead the original story w/Photo

    May 18, 2017 | New Jersey Herald

    State police say a trooper has been hospitalized for treatment of serious injuries suffered when his patrol car was hit by another vehicle along a western New York highway. Police say the trooper had pulled over a westbound vehicle on Interstate 86 in the Steuben County town of Campbell around 5 p.m. Wednesday and was sitting inside his car when it was hit by a pickup truck.

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  9. Homeowners deal with flooding along Lake Ontario's NY shoreRead the original story w/Photo

    May 1, 2017 | New Jersey Herald

    Authorities say hundreds of homes along Lake Ontario's southern shore in western New York have been hit by wind-driven flooding. Officials in Monroe County says high winds over the weekend sent waves crashing over breakwalls and onto properties in the neighboring towns of Parma and Greece, just west of Rochester.

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  10. Cuomo announces Rochester airport renovations are underwayRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 25, 2017 | New Jersey Herald

    Work has begun to transform the Greater Rochester International Airport into what Gov. Andrew Cuomo says will be a state-of-the-art transportation center. The $53.7 million project will feature a new solar canopy for night-time lighting and rainwater collection, a smartphone lot where drivers can wait for arrivals, energy efficiency, Bluetooth connectivity, and new signage, accessibility and landscaping.

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  11. NY teen hit by car while walking to school dies of injuriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 14, 2017 | New Jersey Herald

    A 14-year-old western New York boy has died from injuries suffered two weeks ago when he was hit by a car while walking to school. The family of Michael Lynch posted a statement online saying the teen died Thursday with his mother, father and brother at his side.

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  12. NY sets dates for hearings on utilities' windstorm responseRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 27, 2017 | New Jersey Herald

    State regulators have scheduled public meetings to gather comments from utility customers impacted by the windstorm that knocked out power to more than 200,000 homes and businesses in western New York earlier this month. The state Department of Public Service says hearings will be held April 12 at the Southside Commerce Center Auditorium in East Aurora, outside Buffalo, and April 13 on Monroe Community College's Brighton campus in suburban Rochester.

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  13. Airman from western NY killed while deployed in Middle EastRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2017 | New Jersey Herald

    The Pentagon says a 25-year-old airman from western New York has died while on duty in the Middle East. The Department of Defense announced Thursday that Staff Sgt.

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  14. 3-time Oscar-winning cinematographer being honoredRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2017 | New Jersey Herald

    A three-time Oscar-winning cinematographer is being honored by the George Eastman Museum in Rochester, New York, for his work with such Hollywood icons as Francis Ford Coppola and Warren Beatty. Vittorio Stararo will be presented with the George Eastman Award during a ceremony Saturday night at the museum's Dryden Theater.

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  15. Slammer Sale: States find closed prisons can be a tough sellRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2017 | New Jersey Herald

    Perched atop an Adirondack mountain, the 325-acre site for sale seems to have everything a developer could want: spectacular views, a man-made lake, close proximity to the tourist destination of Saratoga Springs and, oh, former President Ulysses S. Grant lived out his final days in a home next door. But the property on Mount McGregor was also a former New York state prison, and if history is any guide, it will be a tough sell.

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  16. The Latest: Cuomo visits Rochester following storm damageRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2017 | New Jersey Herald

    The Latest on the effort to restore power in western New York in the wake of Wednesday's windstorm and the snowstorm hitting downstate areas : Gov. Andrew Cuomo is headed to western New York to discuss the recovery effort underway in the wake of violent weather that knocked out power to more than 200,000 utility customers. The Democrat has scheduled a news conference for 1:30 p.m. Friday at the state Division of Military and Naval Affairs army at the Greater Rochester International Airport.

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  17. Vermont utility workers to help with in New York outagesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2017 | New Jersey Herald

    More than 40 Vermont utility lineworkers, supervisors, and mechanics are heading to Rochester, New York, to help restore power after a storm with strong wind. The wind on Wednesday also caused damage in Vermont.

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  18. Rochester, New York schools aim for more teacher diversityRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2017 | New Jersey Herald

    WHEC says the district has started recruiting about two months ahead of schedule - and officials will travel as far as Puerto Rico as part of those efforts. The school board says about 80 percent of teachers in the district are white.

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  19. Police: Father, son hunting coyotes shoot NY man by accidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 21, 2017 | New Jersey Herald

    Authorities say a man has been seriously injured after being accidentally shot by a father and son hunting coyotes in a rural western New York town. The Monroe County Sheriff's Office says the shooting occurred around 6:30 p.m. Monday in a wooded area in the town of Sweden, 15 miles west of Rochester.

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  20. Rapper Young Thug sued after New York concert no-showRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 8, 2017 | New Jersey Herald

    An upstate New York event organizer says he lost $360,000 when the Atlanta rapper Young Thug did not show up at a concert he was supposed to headline. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports that organizer Nicholas Fitts filed a lawsuit last month in a Cobb County, Georgia court against the rapper and his Smyrna-based company YSL Enterprises.

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