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Rochester, New York is located in Monroe County. Zip codes in Rochester, NY include 14652, 14621, and 14609. The median home price in Rochester is $59,900 which is roughly $44/per square foot. More Rochester information.

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Local news for Rochester, NY continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.

1 hr ago | Free Republic

Surrendered “smelly cat” finally finds new home [kitteh has serious gas problem]

Cats are surrendered to animal shelters due to any number of owner complaints: clawing up the furniture , fighting with other pets, not liking the owner's new baby.


5 hrs ago | Reuters

Off-season may not be enough for football players' brains

The time between football seasons may not be enough for players' brains to recover from hard hits to their heads during games and practices, suggests a new, small study.


9 hrs ago | 13WHAM

City selects high rise proposal for Charlotte

Mayor Lovely Warren's office has confirmed the city of Rochester is moving forward with the high rise option for the Charlotte Project.


11 hrs ago | WHAM-AM Rochester

Rochester Tops List of Metros With Happy Workers

The website is out with its list of the metropolitan areas with the happiest workers and Rochester is Number 1. The rankings were based on commute times, wages, good bosses and equipment and the freedom to easily find a better job.


13 hrs ago | Albany Times Union

Albany casino plan gets support of OTB union

The AFSCME local that represents employees at Capital District Off-track Betting Corp. on Wednesday announced support of the proposed casino at Exit 23. The group led by Rochester developer David Flaum and Capital OTB President John Signor, calling itself Capital Gaming LLC, received the endorsement of AFSCME Council 66 Local 2055.


17 hrs ago | Daily Kos

Upstate NY Casino Debate - The Battle of Two Heavyweights: Jim Featherstonhaugh vs. David Flaum?

After voters statewide approved Proposition I last November, which authorized the New York State Legislature to grant up to seven full-scale casino licenses in certain selected zones, tension has brewed throughout the Albany-area and the Capital Region, which is one of the areas slated to receive a full-scale, Las Vegas-style casino in the near ... (more)


21 hrs ago | Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Limited Engagement of New Show at Downstairs Cabaret Theatre

Broadway veteran Tom Deckman returns to Downstairs Cabaret Theatre with his new solo show TOM DECKMAN: SINGIN' & TALKIN'.


Tue Apr 15, 2014

USA Today

Woman convicted in case tied to firefighter ambush

The woman charged with buying the guns a man later used to kill two firefighters on Christmas Eve 2012 was found guilty Tuesday of first-degree falsification of a business record.


WHAM-AM Rochester

Rochester man charged with drug sales in Albion

A Rochester man is in the Orleans County Jail after being arrested by the Orleans County Major Felony Task Force on several drug charges.


WIVB-TV Buffalo

Woman convicted of buying guns used to kill firefighters

A jury has returned a guilty verdict in the trial of a woman charged with buying the guns a man used to kill two suburban Rochester volunteer firefighters on Christmas Eve 2012.

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News8 Now

Record Cold Possible but not Likely for Rochester

Written By: Scott Hetsko Canadian high pressure will build Southeast overnight which should clear out the sky for most outside of 2-3 miles of Lake Ontario.

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WHAM-AM Rochester

Roadwork Resumes On 590

Rochester N.Y.- The New York State Department of Transportation says steel bridge repairs that began last spring are resuming this week on nine bridges along Route 590 in Irondequoit.


WHEC-TV Rochester

Officials: Rochester apartment fire caused by food left on stove

More than a dozen people are back in their apartments Tuesday after an early morning fire on Rochester's north east side.


The Times Leader

$900K from Sherman Hills sale to be held

A judge on Monday approved a preliminary injunction requiring Brooklyn, N.Y.-based Sherman Hills Realty LLC to place $900,000 in escrow while a wrongful death suit against them by the family of a woman shot at the complex last year works its way through the courts.


Mon Apr 14, 2014

Comedy Badboy in K-town

Kris LaBelle has been labeled "THE BAD BOY of COMEDY" and is an all out, edgy comedian who utilizes real life observation and current trends to connect with his audience.


WTOP-FM Washington

Whitefish shortage causing Passover meal problems

A shortage of whitefish in the Great Lakes region resulting partly from the winter deep freeze is coming at an inconvenient time for Jewish families: the Passover holiday, when demand is high because it's a key ingredient in a traditional recipe.


ABC News

Whitefish Shortage Causing Passover Meal Problems

A shortage of whitefish in the Great Lakes region resulting partly from the winter deep freeze is coming at an inconvenient time for Jewish families: the Passover holiday, when demand is high because it's a key ingredient in a traditional recipe.


Smelly Cat Returned After Parents Claim 'He Farts All the Time'

After raising quite a stink - literally, it's been said - the saga of Lenny the farting cat has a happy ending.


Press & Sun-Bulletin

NY Senate task force on opiate addiction to meet

A legislative task force is continuing its review of ways to address the rise in heroin and opioid abuse.


WHAM-AM Rochester

Will Child Killer Get Parole?

Rochester N.Y.- We should find out later today whether a child killer will get out on parole.


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