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Mayor: Some Areas Hit Harder Now Than In Great Depression

The Huffington Post | Byron Kittle | Posted 02.18.2014 | Politics

Lovely Warren, the first female mayor of Rochester, N.Y., said Thursday that for many of her constituents, making ends meet in a still struggling econ...

Celebrate Division III Athletics

Daan Braveman | Posted 04.02.2014 | College
Daan Braveman

When the media discusses college sports, it seems to focus much of the attention on NCAA Division I athletics. Quite often, too little attention is paid to the important role of Division III athletics at campuses all over the country.

'I've Been Married Three Times... To The Same Man'

Annette Ramos | Posted 03.02.2014 | Weddings
Annette Ramos

"You're going to marry me," I blurted out. He asked why I thought so. "Because you are my destiny; there is no one else for you in this lifetime but me," I declared confidently.

Affordability and Accessibility in Higher Education

Daan Braveman | Posted 01.23.2014 | College
Daan Braveman

Despite the resistance it is clear that as we move forward, quality and innovation will need to be achieved through redeployment of existing resources, restructuring the ways we deliver our programs and administrative services, and collaborations.

Serving America's Veteran Students

Daan Braveman | Posted 11.03.2013 | College
Daan Braveman

I believe strongly that colleges and universities have an obligation to ensure that our veterans have the knowledge and skills to make the transition to productive civilian lives.

"Pianos for Peace" Project Unites Urban Rochester Community

Zachary Preucil | Posted 10.30.2013 | Arts
Zachary Preucil

"Not only are we bringing pianos into these neighborhoods, but we're having the neighborhood -- and the community -- determine what peace means to them, and expressing it on the piano."

Do These Tests Have Educational Value?

Alan Singer | Posted 10.15.2013 | New York
Alan Singer

The new Common Core Standards tests are really being used as weapons against teachers and schools to force them to adopt questionable but expensive curriculum being marketed by test prep companies that seem to have enormous influence over politicians.

Official Fights To Ban Rainbow Flag During Pride Week

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rudolph | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

A rainbow flag in Rochester, NY has raised some tempers after an official said that the Monroe County Office Building in Rochester would not be flying...

Astoria Characters: The Different Drummer

Nancy Ruhling | Posted 07.15.2013 | New York
Nancy Ruhling

There's a Conga by the kitchen table. Tall and handsome, it stands next to a mushroom-shaped dumbek and a gloriously rotund davul. Richard Khuzami, whose smoldering eyes match his shoe-polish-black hair, has all these drums at his fingertips, yet when he wants to pound home a point, he raps on his shin.

48 Hours In Rochester

Reuters | Posted 05.15.2013 | Travel

By Ben Dobbin ROCHESTER, N.Y., March 15 (Reuters) - Synonymous with film photography, lilacs and classical music, Rochester offers an ...

Get Your Touch On With $60 an Hour Cuddles at The Snuggery

Lela Davidson | Posted 09.16.2012 | Small Business
Lela Davidson

Need a hug? A fledgling Rochester, New York venture could be just what your snuggle-deprived body craves.

Pet Food Company Recalls Food After Cats in the Rochester Area Fall Ill

Sophia Yin | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Sophia Yin

Diamond Pet Foods announced that they had voluntarily withdrawn from distribution two brands of cat food deficient in the water-soluble vitamin Thiamine, also known as vitamin B1.