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 May 31, 2016 News Release - City Council Announces June 2016 Meeting Schedule The following is a list of meetings to be held by City Council for the month of June 2016: Categories: City Council and Legislation May 27, 2016 News Release - The Fast & The Furriest® set for June 4 The City of Rochester Animal Services and the Verona Street Animal Society are inviting dog owners and their dogs to The Fast & The Furriest®, benefit event on Saturday, June 4, at the Animal Services Center, 184 Verona St. and adjacent Brown Square Park. Categories: Things To Do, and Pets and Animals News Release - Public Meeting for June 7, 2016 (Friday, May 27, 2016) - The following public meeting is scheduled for June 7, 2016. Categories: Boards & Commissions Motorist Advisory - The Lomb Memorial Lighting to Affect Downtown Traffic Monday The Lomb Memorial Lighting will affect traffic Downtown Monday evening. Street closures will begin at 7:30 p.m. and are expected to re-open at approximately 8:30 p.m. Local traffic will be delayed. Categories: Streets, Sidewalks and Infrastructure, Historic Rochester, Downtown, and Things To Do May 26, 2016 News Release - City Offices to Close for Memorial Day, Refuse and Recycling Collection Delayed City Hall, Neighborhood Service Centers, City branch libraries, City R-Centers and other administrative offices will be closed on Monday, May 30, in observance of Memorial Day. There will be no refuse and recycling collection that day. Categories: Refuse and Recycling, and Recreation Centers News Release - Public Meetings for week of May 30 - Jun. 3 (Thursday, May 26, 2016) - The following public meetings are scheduled for the week of May 30 through June 3, 2016 Categories: Boards & Commissions News Release - Mayor Warren Announces SummerFest 2016 Dates & Acts Mayor Lovely A. Warren today announced the dates of the City of Rochester’s SummerFest 2016 concerts at Rhinos Stadium, 460 Oak St. Categories: Things To Do May 25, 2016 City of Rochester Public Market Offers Extended City of Rochester News Release - Flower City Days Schedule During Memorial Day Weekend (Wednesday, May 25, 2016) – The City of Rochester Public Market’s 28th annual Flower City Days at the Market series continues this upcoming Memorial Day weekend with extended days. The popular horticultural sale runs from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Friday, May 27; Sunday, May 29 and Monday, May 30. Categories: Things To Do, and Public Market News Release - The City of Rochester and Bausch + Lomb to Relight & Rededicate the “Lomb Memorial” on Memorial Day 2016 (Wednesday, May 25, 2016) – Mayor Lovely A. Warren will partner with Bausch + Lomb to relight and rededicate the “Lomb Memorial” on Monday. The memorial has not been illuminated for more than 30 years. Categories: Parks, and Streets, Sidewalks and Infrastructure May 24, 2016 City of Rochester News Release - Mayor Warren Announces 2016 Summer Recreation Programs and Cuts Ribbon on New Spray Park (Tuesday, May 24, 2016) – Mayor Lovely A.Warren and City Council President Loretta Scott announced today that City summer recreation programming will begin on June 27. They also cut a ribbon on a new spray park located at the Roxie Ann Sinkler R-Center, 75 Grover St. The spray park will officially open along with other spray parks around the city this Friday, May 28. Categories: Education, Community and Youth Programs, Things To Do, and Recreation Centers May 23, 2016 News Release - Mayor Warren Seeks Proposals for Downtown Revitalization Initiative Mayor Lovely A. Warren is seeking project proposals for the City of Rochester’s submission to Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo’s $100 million Downtown Revitalization Initiative (DRI). The program will invest $10 million into one downtown community in each of the State’s ten economic development regions. Categories: Downtown, and Contracts, Bids and RFPs News Release - Twilight Criterium Returning to Rochester in 2016 Mayor Lovely Warren announced today that the Twilight Criterium bicycle race event will return to Rochester for the second consecutive year this August. This year, the event will include a special event and partnership with Golisano Children's Hospital. Categories: Things To Do May 20, 2016 Motorist Advisory - Section of N. Plymouth Ave. to Close to Traffic Through July Starting Monday afternoon, May 23, as part of the Monroe Community College Downtown Campus Project, there will be a crane set up on North Plymouth Avenue between Morrie Silver Way and Brown Street for roof-top work. That section of North Plymouth Avenue will be closed to traffic until Friday afternoon July 3. Detour route will be posted. Categories: Streets, Sidewalks and Infrastructure News Release - City Hall Link Gallery Hosts The Artists’ Breakfast Group An exhibit entitled “Coming Together,” by the Artists’ Breakfast Group of Rochester is on display through June 27 at the City Hall Link Gallery. The exhibit showcases many different types of art, including paintings, photography, multimedia work, glass and metal work, jewelry and fiber pieces. An Artists’ Breakfast Group Reception will be from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, June 16 in the Link Gallery. It is free and open to the public. Categories: Accreditation, Awards & Recognitions, and Things To Do News Release - Public Meetings for the week of May 30 - June 3 (Friday, May 20, 2016) - The following public meetings are scheduled for the week of May 30 through June 3, 2016. Categories: Boards & Commissions 1234567891011121314 2Next > Help us improve our site. Take a short survey about our search engine.