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Cold Weather Training Tips for Running in Rochester
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Cold Weather Training Tips for Running in Rochester

Posted  October 29, 2014  by  Staff

We're well into the fall season in Rochester, and for runners, that means adjusting to running in cooler temperatures. For many hardcore runners, it also means the last couple of weeks of training before the NYC marathon. Preparing for big fall races can be challenging, as runners must adapt to changing temperatures to make sure they're ready for anything come race day. For any runners who are preparing to participate in a marathon or half marathon this fall, here are some things to keep in mind: [...]

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New York Small Business Owners Optimistic About Economy
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New York Small Business Owners Optimistic About Economy

Posted  October 27, 2014  by  Staff

According to a new report from American Express, entrepreneurs in New York state are more optimistic about the economy. The American Express OPEN Small Business Monitor reports that 59% of small business owners in New York have a positive view of the economy, while 54% of them are optimistic about the economy over the next year. About 84% of people also feel that the rewards of being an entrepreneur outweigh the risks. [...]

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State Police Release Identity of Man Killed in Accident Near Arcadia NY
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State Police Release Identity of Man Killed in Accident Near Arcadia NY

Posted  October 27, 2014  by  Staff

On Friday the New York State Police released the name of the man killed in an accident in the Western New York town of Arcadia. James E. Savolainen of Lyons, NY was killed Wednesday when his 1978 Chevrolet sedan collided with a garbage truck. The accident occurred at about 10:30AM on Route 88 (also known as Fairville Station Road). [...]

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Monroe County Projected to Experience Increasing Diversity Over Next 50 Years
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Monroe County Projected to Experience Increasing Diversity Over Next 50 Years

Posted  October 24, 2014  by  Staff

A survey from the research organization ProximityOne has found that the Rochester, NY region may be facing both positive and negative changes in the future. The study found that Monroe County is projected to diversify faster in the next 50 years than all but six metropolitan counties in the United States, reaching a non-Caucasian population of 42% by 2060. Unfortunately, in a city with a complex racial history and a number of existing social and economic challenges, experts say that changes will need to be made in order to create a healthy community for the future. [...]

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Two Rochester Men Hit By Drunk Driver on Park Ave Sidewalk
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Two Rochester Men Hit By Drunk Driver on Park Ave Sidewalk

Posted  October 23, 2014  by  Renee

The Rochester men who were struck by a drunk driver while walking down a Park Avenue sidewalk early Sunday morning are just two of an alarming number of recent victims of pedestrian accidents in the area. What do they all have in common? The drivers of the vehicles were intoxicated. [...]

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Rochester's Carestream Health 3D Imaging Could Lower Medical Costs for Many
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Rochester's Carestream Health 3D Imaging Could Lower Medical Costs for Many

Posted  October 15, 2014  by  Staff

Carestream Health, a Rochester-based dental and medical imaging company, recently announced a partnership with the UBMD Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine Program at the University at Buffalo that could lead to the introduction of a portable 3D medical imaging solution in doctors' offices across the country. [...]

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Drug-Related Crime in Rochester May Decrease as Pharmacies Collect Unwanted Prescriptions
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Drug-Related Crime in Rochester May Decrease as Pharmacies Collect Unwanted Prescriptions

Posted  October 14, 2014  by  Staff

Rochester, NY may not be the focal point of the state's largest drug rings, but residents are frequently seeing news headlines in which drugs were at the heart of, or at least played a role in, a dangerous criminal offense. A 33-year-old man was arrested for selling drugs on Warsaw School property as far back as the fall of 2013. A 36-year-old woman in Victor is now dealing with authorities after she ran off a road in Farmington, hitting several street signs in the process, because she had taken prescription pills, had been drinking and was talking on her cell phone while driving -- all with an eight-year-old child in the back seat [...]

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After Resort Scraps Train Through PA, Luxurious Rail Cars Sold
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After Resort Scraps Train Through PA, Luxurious Rail Cars Sold

Posted  October 14, 2014  by  Staff

The owners of The Greenbrier resort in White Sulphur Springs, WV, once dreamed of establishing a luxury train line running between the resort and Washington, D.C. and through Pennsylvania. That dream ended, however, when the rail cars and other assets for the train service were sold at auction in Pottstown, PA last Thursday. [...]

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Rochester Woman Hits Bicyclist With Car and Flees Scene
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Rochester Woman Hits Bicyclist With Car and Flees Scene

Posted  October 07, 2014  by  Staff

Tycresha Robinson, a 22-year-old Rochester, NY woman, is accused of killing 26-year-old bicyclist Jonathan Rivera after hitting him with her vehicle. She is also charged with fleeing the scene and trying to cover the incident up. [...]

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Job Corps Celebrates 50th Year of Employing and Guiding Low-Income Youth
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Job Corps Celebrates 50th Year of Employing and Guiding Low-Income Youth

Posted  September 24, 2014  by  Staff

Job Corps celebrated its 50th anniversary as an employer. For half a century, Job Corps has been providing one of the largest career-training networks aimed at low-income youths. By giving no-cost technical and academic training to young people ages 16 to 24, Job Corps helps guide youth towards a better path for their future careers. [...]

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