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Webster golf course developer's plan for homes debated at Planning Board meeting

There were five items on the Webster Planning Board agenda on Tuesday night, but -as anticipated - one item stole the show. For the first time since talk of potential development on Webster West golf course became a center of community conversation,residents and the developer came before the Plannin

DEMOCRAT AND CHRONICLE - 2017-09-20 03:33:21

Xerox to cut jobs in Webster, Rochester

According to Xerox, members of the Information Management group and the Finance group were told on Monday that a number of positions would be eliminated. The company says this is part of their initiative to make Xerox more efficient and responsive to markets. News partner, News10NBC A Xerox spokesp

WAYNEPOST.COM - 2017-09-19 12:56:58

Political golf heats up over proposed sale of Webster course

Golf and politics often go hand in hand. It's not uncommon for government representatives to get together and conduct business on the fairway, but the town of Webster is engaged in a game of a different nature. For Webster, the golf course is no longer common ground where conflicts can find a resolu

DEMOCRAT AND CHRONICLE - 2017-09-17 20:00:02

Day 5: UR student's hunger strike over sex harassment case

The case reached national spotlight earlier this month after a group of professors filed a Equal Employment Opportunity Commission complaint against Dr. Florian Jaeger. Professor Jaeger is accused of using his position to gain sexual favors from female students. U of R student, Lindsay Wrobel's hung

WAYNEPOST.COM - 2017-09-19 11:23:49

Good Question: What's the delay on Broad Street?

It's a road construction project in downtown Rochester that was supposed to be completed two months ago, but we found out it still has a ways to go and is costing taxpayers more money than expected. In downtown Rochester these days, there is a sea of orange. Orange signs, cones and road construction

WHEC TV-10 - 2017-09-19 13:12:00

Rochester businessmen accused of bilking investors of more than $13 million

If they're convicted, two Canandaigua lakefront homes could be forfeited Three former owners of a Henrietta-based marketing business, including two who own Canandaigua lakefront property the federal government could seize, are facing additional charges accusing them of defrauding investors of more t

WAYNEPOST.COM - 2017-09-20 00:02:55

Remembering Elizabeth Pine with songs of a summer night

The contrast was sharp, but pitch perfect. The attendees of a memorial service in Rochester Saturday for Elizabeth W. Pine of Pittsford, a legal pioneer who died at age 83 on Aug. 28 after suffering from Alzheimer's disease and colon cancer, gave voice to Beethoven's stirring and lofty "Joyful, Joyf

DEMOCRAT AND CHRONICLE - 2017-09-19 15:14:03

Student ends hunger strike after U of R professor put on leave

Jaeger has been accused in an EEOC filing, submitted by a group of fellow professors, of sexual harassment. In the filing, the professors claim Dr. Jaeger used his position of power to pursue sexual relationships with students. Tuesday afternoon, the university's Board of Trustees said Jaeger has be

WHEC TV-10 - 2017-09-20 06:24:00

Hispanic Heritage Committee: Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month

This year's theme is "Exhibiting Our Cultural Treasures; Exhibiendo Nuestros Tesoros Culturales." The following is the list of 2017 Hispanic Heritage Month events: Latino Art Gallery Exhibition Tuesday, Sept. 12 to Oct. 23, City Hall, 30 Church St. Attendees may view unique and eclectic art crea

ROCHESTERLAVOZ.COM - 2017-09-19 17:13:54

RBTL chair: Parcel 5 project is not just a theater, it's downtown redevelopment

The project includes a 3,000 seat performing arts center and a residential tower with 150 units. But Rothschild says later this week they'll roll out the fundraising team, and then send it to the Rochester City Council. "This is actually not a theater project," Rothschild says. "Some people like to

WHEC TV-10 - 2017-09-20 02:44:00

Restaurants Exposed: Golden Ponds goes on the auction block

Tuesday, a bit of Rochester restaurant history was auctioned off piece by piece. Golden Ponds was a popular Greece restaurant and party house for more than three decades. But last year, it was the site of one of the biggest outbreaks of foodborne illness in Monroe County history. Advertisement - Con

WHEC TV-10 - 2017-09-20 02:35:00

Missouri governor put to the test by St. Louis protests

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) - As a candidate for Missouri governor, Eric Greitens asserted that there could have been peace "by the second night" if a governor with a calm and commanding presence had intervened in the violent protests in Ferguson after the fatal police shooting of Michael Brown. The fo

WHEC TV-10 - 2017-09-20 09:00:00

Immigrant hurricane victims turn to churches amid fear

HOUSTON (AP) - Immigrants came from across Houston to a Baptist church gymnasium and stacked dollies with boxes of cereal, orange juice and household necessities like cleaning bleach. For many of them, the church was the safest place to seek relief after Harvey devastated Houston and left thousands

WHEC TV-10 - 2017-09-20 09:00:00

Police: Man holding stick shot by officer in Oklahoma City

Mathews says two officers confronted a man holding a stick near the vehicle. One officer fired a Taser and the other shot the suspect with a firearm. The man was pronounced dead at the scene. Names of the suspect and the two officers have not been released. Mathews says the officer who shot the man

WHEC TV-10 - 2017-09-20 09:00:00

College towns feel pinch from rental sites like Airbnb

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) - Time was when renting an apartment in one of this college town's funky triple-deckers or two-family homes wouldn't cost an arm and a leg. Now, renting in Cambridge can feel like that - something critics say is made tougher by short-term rental websites like Airbnb, through wh

WHEC TV-10 - 2017-09-20 09:00:00

UR places Florian Jaeger on leave in harassment case

A University of Rochester professor has been placed on leave and a special committee appointed to investigate the university's handling of sexual harassment claims against him. The matter involving professor Florian Jaeger has rocked the prestigious university since the controversy surfaced earlier

DEMOCRAT AND CHRONICLE - 2017-09-19 20:47:34

Arizona Police defend takedown of autistic teen

Police in Buckeye, Arizona have released body camera footage of an officer detaining a teen boy with autism who he believed to be doing drugs. The footage, taken the afternoon of July 19, 2017, shows Officer Grossman with the Buckeye Police Department go to the ground with Connor Leibel, 14. The new

WHEC TV-10 - 2017-09-19 20:11:00

Syracuse police station has been shot at dozens of times since June

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) - A police station in New York has been hit by gunfire more than three dozen times since opening in June, but Syracuse officials say no one has been injured. The Post-Standard reports that about 40 bullet marks dot the shatterproof windows at the Syracuse Police Department subst

WHEC TV-10 - 2017-09-20 05:52:00

UR, RIT team up on new heart health mobile app

ROCHESTER, N.Y. -- The University of Rochester Medical Center has teamed up with RIT to create an inexpensive mobile app to alert doctors of the onset of a heart condition. Researchers have received a $2 million grant to enroll 300 people at risk for Atrial fibrillation to test the new app. A-fib is

TWCNEWS.COM - 2017-09-19 19:45:00

The Latest: People trapped in fallen Mexico City buildings after earthquake

MEXICO CITY (AP) - The Latest on the strong earthquake that hit Mexico City (all times local): 1:05 p.m. Mayor Miguel Angel Mancera says there are reports of people trapped in collapsed buildings in Mexico City, though the number is not clear. He told the Televisa network that there appear to be

WHEC TV-10 - 2017-09-19 23:16:00