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 September 29, 2016 News Release - Public Meeting for Oct. 11, 2016 (Thursday, September 29, 2016) - The following public meeting is scheduled for October 11, 2016. Categories: Boards & Commissions Motorist Advisory - George Eastman Museum Photo Finish 5K (Thursday Sept. 29, 2016) - This Saturday, Oct. 1, several streets will be closed from 6:30 a.m. until approximately 10 a.m. for the George Eastman Museum Photo Finish 5K. The run will begin at 8 a.m. at the George Eastman Museum on University Avenue. To minimize inconvenience, roads will reopen as the last participant passes. Categories: Streets, Sidewalks and Infrastructure, and Things To Do News Release - Mayor Warren Welcomes Queen’s Royal Pastries and Cuisine to Northwest Rochester (Thursday, Sept. 29, 2016) -- Mayor Lovely A. Warren and State Senator Joseph Robach joined business owner Shantel Brown for a ribbon cutting ceremony today to celebrate the grand opening of Queen’s Royal Pastries and Cuisine at 1462 Dewey Ave. Categories: Business Assistance September 28, 2016 News Release - Public Meeting for Sept. 29, 2016 (Wednesday, September 28, 2016) - The following public meeting is scheduled for September 29, 2016. Categories: Boards & Commissions September 27, 2016 City of Rochester News Release - First Phase of City Public Market Renovation Complete; Indoor Shed Vendors to Relocate Oct.1 The first phase of the $8 million City of Rochester Public Market Improvement Project will be complete this week as current indoor “B” Shed vendors will be moved for a short-term stay in the newly constructed, temporarily enclosed, “D” Shed. Market shoppers should look for indoor shed vendors in their new location beginning Saturday, Oct. 1. Categories: Public Market News Release - City Releases Videos Related to Hollenbeck Street Incident (Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2016) – The City of Rochester today released a series of videos related to last week’s arrest on Hollenbeck Street. Categories: Community and Youth Programs, and Crime Prevention News Release - Mayor Announces ‘90-Days of Community Engagement’ (Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2016) -- Mayor Lovely A. Warren, Council President Loretta Scott, Councilman Adam McFadden and Chief Michael Ciminelli today announced renewed efforts to give the broad Rochester Community a voice in ongoing efforts to improve the relationship between the Rochester Police Department and the public they serve. Additionally, rank and file officers will also be engaged to give their feedback and ideas toward the same goal. Councilman McFadden outlined a process for City Council to strengthen the current Civilian Review Board which gives oversight to the Police Department. Categories: Crime Prevention September 26, 2016 News Release - Public meeting for Oct. 5, 2016 (Monday, September 26, 2016) - The following public meeting is scheduled for October 5, 2016. Categories: Boards & Commissions September 21, 2016 Motorist Advisory- GEVA Ribbon Cutting to Close Street Downtown traffic will be affected as a result of a Ribbon Cutting ceremony at Geva Theatre on Friday, Sept. 23. Traffic on Woodbury Boulevard will be effected. Categories: Things To Do New Release- Get Your Dog Licensed and Receive A Gift (Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2016) – Mayor Lovely A. Warren announced today that Rochester Animal Services (RAS) has launched a campaign in partnership with Pet Saver Healthy Pet Superstore and the Verona Street Animal Society (VSAS) to encourage city residents to license their dogs.. Categories: Pets and Animals September 20, 2016 News Release - Public Meeting for Sept. 28, 2016 (Tuesday, September 20, 2016) - The following public meeting is scheduled for September 28, 2016. Categories: Boards & Commissions September 19, 2016 City of Rochester News Release -Mayor Warren Embraces Rochester’s Deaf Community (Monday, Sept. 19 , 2016) – Mayor Lovely Warren was joined by City Councilmember Elaine Spaull to proclaim “International Deaf Awareness Week in Rochester” and announce the City’s ongoing initiatives to make City Hall more deaf friendly, including a new web page that communicates City resources and information about accessing City government for the deaf community at www.cityofrochester.gov/deafresources. Categories: Education, Community and Youth Programs, Jobs, City Council and Legislation, Crime Prevention, Things To Do, and Projects and Initiatives September 16, 2016 News Release - Mayor Warren Announces Inner Loop Project Recommendations (Friday, Sept. 16, 2016) — Rochester Mayor Lovely A. Warren today announced the selection of four projects that will be recommended to redevelop parcels along the former site of the Inner Loop highway in Downtown. The Projects recommended are from Home Leasing, the Strong Museum and Morgan Development in partnership with Christa Construction. A fifth site will be maintained as a temporary urban green space until the other projects are developed, at which time it will be reviewed for possible development. Categories: Business Assistance, Streets, Sidewalks and Infrastructure, and Projects and Initiatives September 14, 2016 News Release - Public Meeting for September 19, 2016 (Wednesday, September 14, 2016) - The following public meeting is scheduled for September 19, 2016. Categories: Boards & Commissions News Release - No-Fee Pet Adoption Event at Rochester Animal Services Center on Saturday Rochester Animal Services will host a no-fee Pet Adoption event, supported by the Petco Foundation from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 17 at the Rochester Animal Services Center, 184 Verona St. Categories: Pets and Animals 1234567891011121314 2Next > Help us improve our site. 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