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  1. The Rosamond Gifford Zoo's Asian Elephant Preserve is home to a herd of seven elephants.Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 14 | The Post-Standard

    Of over 10,000 zoos and aquariums worldwide and over 3,000 in the United States, only 232 are accredited by the Association of Zoos & Aquariums . And as of this fall five are in Upstate New York.

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  2. Blink Fitness unveils first Upstate NY gym in ClayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 14 | The Post-Standard

    The 20,000-square-foot center at 4979 W. Taft Road, next to a Wegmans Food Markets, in Clay features 92 pieces of cardio equipment and 60 pieces of strength equipment, including 16 weight benches. The brightly colored facility fills most of the former Chase-Pitkin home improvement store, which was closed by its owner, the Wegmans supermarket chain, in 2006.

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  3. Wegmans named No. 1 on list of 20 Best Workplaces in Retail in 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 13 | The Post-Standard

    Rochester, NY-based Wegmans has been named No. 1 on Fortune's annual list of the 20 Best Workplaces in Retail 2018 for the third consecutive year.

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  4. North Syracuse political operative takes top role on NYS Democratic CommitteeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 12 | The Post-Standard

    A Central New York political operative was recently elected to a top spot with the New York State Democratic Committee. Joe Rossi, 42 of North Syracuse, was made a vice chair of the party's executive committee last month.

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  5. Tony-nominated Broadway actor named Redhouse artistic directorRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 9 | The Post-Standard

    Actor, director and writer Hunter Foster has been named the new artistic director of the Redhouse Arts Center in Syracuse. Foster, a Broadway veteran of more than two decades who earned a Tony Award nomination for his portrayal of Seymour in "Little Shop of Horrors," originated the role of Bobby Strong in "Urinetown" and appeared in numerous other productions, will start his new position in December.

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  6. The Interstate 81 viaduct viewed from East Adams Street, looking north.Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 9 | The Post-Standard

    The American Institute of Architects CNY I-81 Task Force wrote this open letter in August to the New York State Department of Transportation regarding the Interstate 81 project environmental impact statement. We wish to share it with the community: There is a necessary and critical component for the evaluation of the options to replace the I-81 viaduct that has been missing over the past five-year history of this project.

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  7. 'Sesame Street Live! coming to 5 Upstate NY cities in 2019Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 8 | The Post-Standard

    Tickets go on sale Friday for "Sesame Street Live! Make Your Magic" a family-friendly live stage show that's playing in five Upstate New York cities in 2019. The national tour kicks off at the Times Union Center in Albany on March 12 and 13. The tour will stop at SUNY Buffalo on March 16 and 17, the Blue Cross Arena in Rochester on March 21, the Broome County Forum Theatre in Binghamton on March 29 and 30 and the Oncenter Crouse-Hinds Theater in Syracuse on March 31. Tickets go on sale Friday, Nov. 9, at 10 a.m. Prices start at $15 and all seats are reserved.

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  8. Billionaire Tom Golisano pulls $25M pledge from Rochester arts centerRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 8 | The Post-Standard

    Golisano originally promised the donation to a new venue for the Rochester Broadway Theatre League in 2016. He said in a news release that the project was no closer to reality two years later.

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  9. Cuomo loses Upstate again, but holds onto big citiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 6 | The Post-Standard

    Cuomo won six out of 50 counties Upstate: Albany, Erie, Monroe, Onondaga, Tompkins and Ulster. Four of the counties happen to be home to the state's big Upstate cities: Albany, Buffalo, Rochester and Syracuse.

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  10. Genesee Brewery to produce first non-bubbly spiked 'seltzer'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 6 | The Post-Standard

    Pura Still is a new uncarbonated alcoholic flavored water drink that will be produced by the parent company of Genesee Brewery and made in Rochester. . The Genesee Brewery in Rochester has experience in this category: It's been producing the fruit-flavored Seagram Escapes line, at under 4 percent alcohol, for several years.

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  11. Amazon HQ2 site in New York? Gov offers to change name to 'Amazon Cuomo'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 6 | The Post-Standard

    Governor of New York Andrew Cuomo addresses the crowd at the 2018 Global Citizen Festival in Central Park on Saturday, Sept. 29, 2018, in New York.

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  12. Wayne County sheriff announces 2 arrests in Sodus double homicideRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 5 | The Post-Standard

    The ex-girlfriend of a Sodus homicide victim and her husband have been charged in connection with last month's double homicide, Wayne County Sheriff Barry Virts announced at a news conference Monday night. Charlene Childers, 25, and Timothy Dean, 32, of Sunray, Texas, are accused of conspiring to kill Joshua Niles, 28, and Amber Washburn, 24, in Sodus, the sheriff said.

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  13. Syracuse-based Funk 'n Waffles closes Rochester locationRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 5 | The Post-Standard

    Funk 'n Waffles, a funky eatery and live music venue that got its start near the Syracuse University campus, is closing its 18-month-old Rochester location at the former Water Street Music Hall. But owner Adam Gold said he's not giving up on Rochester.

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  14. Fayetteville's decision to drop Rochester developer's apt. proposal challenged in courtRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 2 | The Post-Standard

    In early September, Fayetteville decided to pull its consideration of a Rochester-based developer's proposal to build an apartment-retail complex along Route 5 largely because of a pending federal investigation of the developer. FOUBU Environmental Services LLC - which was formed by O'Brien & Gere - along with Morgan Acquisitions LLC, filed the lawsuit in late September.

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  15. Syracuse's first 'pedal-powered pub' is up for saleRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 1 | The Post-Standard

    The concept wasn't new, but it was new to Syracuse: A multi-passenger vehicle powered like a bicycle, with a tour guide and opportunities to stop for an occasional drink. It was the Big Yellow Fellow, launched at the 2016 Syracuse St. Patrick's Day Parade.

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  16. Should the 'Call of Duty' franchise be banned for kids?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 31 | The Post-Standard

    It has been 15 years since "Call of Duty" dropped, and the video game series is still going strong. The first-person shooter game that allows its players to blast opponents with weapons of mass destruction has been at the center of controversy since it hit the shelves in 2003.

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  17. Democratic group launches $400K ad blitz against KatkoRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 29 | The Post-Standard

    A new Democratic group plans to spend $400,000 on TV ads opposing Rep. John Katko in the final week before the election in the 24th Congressional District. Change Now, a political action committee supported by a coalition that includes the Service Employees International Union and League of Conservation Voters Victory Fund, began airing the commercials over the weekend.

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  18. Man, woman fatally shot in Wayne County town of Sodus; police seek suspectRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 22 | The Post-Standard

    Authorities say two people have been fatally shot in an upstate New York town and police are searching for the suspect. WHEC-TV in Rochester reports that officials in Wayne County say the shooting occurred Monday afternoon outside a home in the town of Sodus, on Lake Ontario 25 miles east of Rochester. 14 comments

  19. Kristen Gill Clark on leadership: You hear amazing ideas if you take time to listenRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 16, 2018 | The Post-Standard

    Kristen Gill Clark stands in part of a lobby display about Bradley & Company, which once occupied The Bonadio Group's building. The machine at right is one of the thousands of industrial hammers once made in the factory.

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  20. Marcellus teen competes on America Ninja Warrior JuniorRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 12, 2018 | The Post-Standard

    Anella Bolster might look like an average 13-year-old girl. She's on her middle school cross country team and loves to come home to bake and sew.

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