Monroe County Newswire

Monroe County Newswire

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  1. Record year for tourism in Rochester regionRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | 13WHAM

    ... said Don Jeffries, President and CEO of Visit Rochester. "However, when visitors come and spend in Monroe County, that's all new money coming into the community." "The Strong Museum of Play is a huge draw, but our meeting and convention business is ...

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  2. Tourism Brought in More Than $1 Billion to Greater Rochester AreaRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Your News Now

    2014 was a record-setting year for tourism in Monroe County and the Greater Rochester region, according to VisitRochester , which announced Tuesday morning that more than 2 million visitors pumped more than $1 billion into the economy. VisitRochester ...

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  3. Former Stroud Township supervisor sentencedRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | WFMZ-TV Allentown

    James Decker, a former supervisor and roadmaster in Monroe County's Stroud Township,was sentenced to six months probation Tuesday morning in Monroe County Court. According to the criminal complaint, Decker used Stroud Township fuel cards to purchase more than $2,000 worth of fuel for his own use over a period of almost five years, with no intention of reimbursing the township for the purchases.

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  4. Tourism Impact on Monroe County Tops $1 BillionRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | WHAM-AM Rochester

    Monroe County officials say the economic impact of tourism on Rochester has topped a billion dollars a year for the first time. According to "Visit Rochester," tourism brought in 1-billion-1-million-985-thousand dollars in 2014.

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  5. Here and NowRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Albany Times Union

    ... (A media availability will be held outside the camp entrance following the LG's visit). Also at 10:30 a.m., Monroe County Executive Maggie Brooks, Rochester Mayor Lovely Warren and Don Jeffries, President & CEO of VisitRochester will hold a joint ...

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  6. Police chief concerned with medical marijuana planRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WHEC-TV Rochester

    ... However, Varrenti also headed a multi-agency drug task force, which included six different police agencies in Monroe County. He says despite tight controls, marijuana and other addictive drugs got on the streets. "In my opinion, after being involved ...

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  7. Upstate lawmakers concerned over LaGuardia lifting "perimeter rule"Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Albany Times Union

    Assembly Democrats from upstate New York today sent a letter to the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey to urge the agency to drop the possibility of lifting its ban on flights longer than 1,500 miles from LaGuardia Airport in Queens. Ending the so-called "perimeter rule" could hurt smaller, regional airports, including those in upstate, the lawmakers, led by Assembly Majority Leader Joseph Morelle, D-Irondequoit, Monroe County, wrote to the authority and Gov. Andrew Cuomo.

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  8. Rochester Woman Found Guilty in Girlfriend's StabbingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | WHAM-AM Rochester

    The Monroe County District Attorney's Office says 32-year-old Sherrita Crumpler has been found guilty of first degree manslaughter in the death of her girlfriend, Candra Keels. Keels was stabbed in the back during a domestic dispute on January 18th at 15 Denver Street in Rochester.

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  9. Carthage native injured in crash near RochesterRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Watertown Daily Times

    ... Lanpher, Mr. Lanpher's mother, said her son was traveling home to Fairport from his work as a deputy in the Monroe County Sheriff's Department at the time of the crash. She added that in addition to serving in the department, Mr. Lanpher serves as a ...

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  10. Man charged with DWI after hitting 2 cop cars, 3rd vehicleRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | 13WHAM

    Authorities say a 30-year-old man is in jail after his pickup truck slammed into two police cars while the officers were at the scene of a crash on a suburban Rochester highway. The Monroe County Sheriff's Office says the deputies were at the scene of a crash that occurred on Interstate 490 around 1:30 a.m. Monday in the town of Pittsford.

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  11. Henrietta Man Facing Felony DWI After Hitting Two Patrol CarsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Your News Now

    A Henrietta man is facing felony DWI charges on his birthday after crashing into two Monroe County Sheriff patrol cars on route 490 in Pittsford. It happened around 1:30 a.m. Monday.

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  12. DWI Arrest Following Crash Into Two Sheriff's CarsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | WHAM-AM Rochester

    Pittsford, NY- A West Henrietta man arrested after crashing into three cars including two Monroe County Sheriff's patrol cars this morning. Deputies say they were investigating another crash on 490 WB near Rt 31 around 1:30 this morning when a pickup truck being driven by Ryan Charcolla struck the read end of a parked patrol car with it's lights on, veered into another car travelling on 490 and then into another patrol car.

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  13. Drunk driver of pickup truck slams into 2 police cars, cops sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Newsday

    PITTSFORD, N.Y._ - Authorities say a 30-year-old man is in jail after his pickup truck slammed into two police cars while the officers were at the scene of a crash on a suburban Rochester highway. The Monroe County Sheriff's Office says the deputies were at the scene of a crash that occurred on Interstate 490 around 1:30 a.m. Monday in the town of Pittsford.

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  14. Leadership changes at Brockport's Hill SchoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 1 | Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

    ... Program. He has coached baseball at the Modified A and Junior Varsity levels for 11 years and served as the Monroe County Modified Baseball Chairperson. Broughton is an elementary certified teacher who holds a bachelor's degree with dual ...

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  15. A Pocono Country Place blocks resident from serving on board againRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 30 | Pocono Record

    Joe Kowalski has been removed from the board of directors at A Pocono Country Place, despite receiving the most votes among six candidates last month for three openings. It marks the second consecutive year Kowalski has been blocked from serving on the board of Monroe County's largest private common interest community.

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  16. New York Picks 5 To Grow, Dispense Medical MarijuanaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 31 | WHAM-AM Rochester

    ... versions of the drug. Columbia Care was selected to run a manufacturing and dispensary facility in Monroe County. Columbia Care said last month if chosen, it would run the operations out of the former Kodak Theater On The Ridge at the Eastman ...

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  17. Over the Top! Courtesy of the Military History Society of RochesterRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 30 | Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

    ... military heritage of our area from the War of 1812 through current times, many displays feature Rochester and Monroe county veterans or items made in Rochester. Chuck Baylis, the founder and Executive Director, provided me with this World War One ...

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  18. Monroe County Democratic Committee Chair Expected to Bring Fresh Perspective, New Energy to PartyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 29 | Your News Now

    A new leader for the Monroe County Democratic Committee is expected to be a new era for the local party. In a unanimous decision, Jamie Romeo, 30, became the new chairwoman.

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  19. Romeo to lead Monroe County DemocratsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 29 | 13WHAM

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  20. Is gas tank half full or half empty?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 29 | Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

    ... past month and are 96 cents lower than a year ago," she said. As of Wednesday, actual prices at the pump in Monroe County ranged from a low of $2.61 at Sam's Club and Costco in Henrietta to a high of $3.06 at a Kwik Fill in Rochester, according to ...

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