Question of the Day – Rent

April 1, 2020

FYI. This Bill has not passed. It’s still pending. There are Senators who oppose because of the financial devastration it will cause landlords.  At the moment there is no state relief for renters. The only relief are for those who have a mortage . It a 90 day extension but they still have to pay; […]

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New emergency measures impact Rochester residents and others

April 1, 2020

On Friday, March 27, Rochester’s mayor, Lovely Warren, announced that she was adding additional measures to her emergency plan in the light of the growing number of coronavirus (COVID-19) cases and lack of adherence to social distancing orders. Mayor Warren has ordered the closure of all athletic fields, basketball courts and parks, city playgrounds, outdoor […]

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SEVERE BLOOD SHORTAGE – Please Help

March 30, 2020

Blood Shortage –Give Now Healthy donors who are feeling well needed now. Schedule your appointment today!   Rochester Makerspace, 850 St. Paul Street Senator Funke & Senator Robach  Blood Drive   SEVERE BLOOD SHORTAGE Tuesday, March 31, 2020 Hours:  10am – 4pm Location:  850 St. Paul Street Rochester, NY  14605 Please call 1-800-RED Cross or […]

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New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo

March 24, 2020

Governor Cuomo: “Our health care workers, who are doing God’s work. They are doing God’s work. Can you imagine the nurses who leave their homes in the morning, who kiss their children goodbye, go to a hospital, put on gowns, deal with people who have the coronavirus? They’re thinking all day long, oh, my God, I hope […]

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81 Confirmed Cases in Monroe County

March 24, 2020

“Monroe County Department of Public Health COVID-19 Update 4 p.m. Monday March 23, 2020 Confirmed Cases There are 81 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Monroe County. New Cases There is 1 new confirmed case of COVID-19 since the 10 a.m. update earlier today. The new individual is a Female in her 40s. COVID-19 Testing in […]

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Monroe County Department of Public Health COVID-19 Update

March 22, 2020

Monroe County Department of Public Health COVID-19 Update 10 a.m. on Sunday March 22, 2020   Confirmed Cases There are 63 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Monroe County. New Cases There are 17 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 since the 4 p.m. update on Saturday March 21. The new individuals include:   –        2 Females […]

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Department of Labor Advisory

March 20, 2020

“ADVISORY: New York State Department of Labor Implements a Filing System and Extends Hours to Address the Influx of Unemployment Claims and Make Process More Efficient for Claimants Albany, NY (March 17, 2020) – Providing Unemployment Insurance benefits is DOL’s number one priority, and everyone who is entitled to UI benefits will receive them in […]

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Executive Order: Personal Care Services

March 20, 2020

According to the recently released Executive Order below, all hair salons, barbershops, tattoo shops, nail shops, estheticians and other personal care services must close shop beginning tomorrow March 21st. Read the order in full below.

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City of Rochester – News Release – Rochester Public Market Will Remain Open for Food Shopping During COVID-19 Crisis

March 20, 2020

PRESS RELEASE   “Rochester Public Market Will Remain Open for Food Shopping During COVID-19 Crisis (Wednesday, March 18, 2020) — For the convenience of its many regular food shoppers, the City of Rochester’s Public Market will remain open with precautionary accommodations during the COVID-19 pandemic. The Market’s shopping hours will remain the same: Tuesdays and […]

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Monroe County Libraries Are Closed

March 19, 2020

“Effective Tuesday, March 17, all libraries in the Monroe County Library System are closed to the public. Our library directors have been in regular contact with their town supervisors and have made the decision to close to support the recommendation of social distancing in response to COVID-19. We wish to inform you of the steps […]

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