News Room News releases from the City are listed here in chronological order, starting with the most recent release. Releases can be searched by topic or date. Releases reflect current events at the time they were published. Some information may have changed. Results RSS Feed February 14, 2017 News Release - “Rediscovering Frederick Douglass” Documentary Makes TV, Library Debut for Black Heritage Month in Rochester (Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2017) – Mayor Lovely A. Warren announced today –on Frederick Douglass’ birthday– that the documentary “Rediscovering Frederick Douglass,” will make its broadcast debut on TV during Black Heritage Month on both City 12 TV and WXXI-HD. The program will air at 7 and 10 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 21 on City 12 and at 8 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 28 on WXXI-HD. DVDs are also available for checkout at all City branch libraries. In addition, DVDs are being donated to all Rochester City School District secondary schools. Categories: Historic Rochester, Downtown, and Library February 10, 2017 News Release - Public Meetings for week of Feb 20-24, 2017 (Friday, February 10, 2017) - The following public meetings are scheduled for the week of February 20 through February 24, 2017. Categories: Boards & Commissions News Release - Mayor Warren Invites City Business Owners to Take Advantage of Financial Assistance Programs (Friday, Feb. 10, 2017) – Mayor Lovely Warren is inviting business owners in the city of Rochester to attend an information session to learn how to access the City’s loans, grants and services in order to grow or improve their business. Categories: Business Assistance, Community and Youth Programs, Downtown, and Recreation Centers February 9, 2017 News Release - Public Meeting Cancellation for Feb. 14, 2017 (Thursday, February 9, 2017) - The following public meeting is cancelled: Categories: Boards & Commissions News Release - City Closings in Observance of Lincoln’s Birthday City Hall, Neighborhood Service Centers, R-Centers and other administrative offices will be closed on Monday, Feb. 13 in observance of President Lincoln’s birthday. February 8, 2017 News Release - “They Stepped up to the Plate: Stories of Inspiration from Segregated Baseball” to Air on City 12 TV (Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2017) – Mayor Lovely A. Warren is proud to present a special program “They Stepped up to the Plate: Stories of Inspiration from Segregated Baseball,” to be broadcast during Black Heritage Month on City 12 TV. The program will air at 8 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 12 and again at 7 p.m. on Sunday, March 11. Categories: Education, Historic Rochester, and Recreation Centers February 6, 2017 News Release - Ryan R-Center Closed Today The Thomas P. Ryan R-Center will be closed today as a precaution after the Sully Library branch was treated for bed bugs. Categories: Recreation Centers February 3, 2017 News Release - Public Meetings for Feb. 13-17, 2017 (Friday, February 3, 2017) - The following public meetings are scheduled for the week of February 13 through February 17, 2017. Categories: Boards & Commissions News Release - Sully Branch Closed for Pest Control Rochester, NY, February 3, 2017 -- The Sully Branch of the Rochester Public Library will be closed through Monday, February 6, for pest control remediation. Bed bugs were seen in the Branch. To minimize contact with the public, the library closed early Friday and will open Tuesday so that a pest control company can spray the building. Categories: Library January 31, 2017 City of Rochester News Release - City to Offer Free Biz Kid$ Camp During February Break Mayor Lovely A. Warren invites parents are invited to sign their kids up for R-Centers’ Biz Kid$ Camp, a free business education camp for youth ages 13 through 18. Biz Kid$ Camp runs from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday, Feb. 20 through Friday, Feb. 24 at the Danforth Community Center, 200 West Ave. January 30, 2017 News Release -- Mayor Warren Asks Legislature for Equity in Municipal Education Funding News Release Mayor Warren Asks Legislature for Equity in Municipal Education Funding (Monday, Jan. 30, 2017) – Mayor Lovely A. Warren testified before the joint legislative budget committee today, calling for equity in municipal education funding. The City is required January 27, 2017 News Release - Kiva Rochester Tops $100K Milestone, Named “Key Market” Mayor Lovely A. Warren announced today that Kiva US has facilitated more than $100,000 in microloans to more than a dozen Rochester small business owners in less than four months, surpassing a major milestone so quickly that the national crowd-funding platform has designated Rochester a “key market” in its national model. Categories: Business Assistance, and Jobs News Release - Public Meetings for week of Feb. 6-10, 2017 (Friday, January 27, 2017) - The following public meetings are scheduled for the week of February 6 through February 10, 2017. Categories: Boards & Commissions January 24, 2017 Contestants Sought for 23rd Annual City of Rochester News Release - Chilly Chili Challenge at City’s Lakeside Winter Celebration Mayor Lovely A. Warren and the Ontario Beach Park Program Committee invite local chili masters to compete for the prestigious designation of having the “Best Chili in Rochester.” The Chilly Chili Challenge cook-off will be held from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, Feb.11 inside the Port of Rochester Terminal. The contest is part of the Annual Lakeside Winter Celebration at Ontario Beach Park, a winter festival which draws thousands of people each year. January 20, 2017 News Release - Public Meeting for Feb. 1, 2017 (Friday, January 20, 2017) - The following public meeting is scheduled for February 1, 2017. Categories: Boards & Commissions 1234567891011121314 2Next > Help us improve our site. Take a short survey about our search engine.