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Rochester Roots: Jackeline Vazquez is trailblazing for female firefighters

When she took the oath in 2014, Jackeline Vazquez became the first black woman to join the Rochester Fire Department.

Fact-Checking a Facebook Executive’s Comments on Russian Interference

Rob Goldman, Facebook vice president for ads, tweeted about Russia’s disinformation effort. President Trump then cited him. We fact-checked Mr. Goldman.

Rochester Roots: Honoring Garth Fagan

Garth Fagan was born in Kingston Jamaica in 1940. He came to the SUNY College at Brockport in 1970 to teach minority students the art of dance and stayed there for 30 years..

Rochester Roots: Andrew Langston, founder of WDKX-FM

WDKX-FM first signed on the air in April 1974. Andrew Langston was the visionary and pioneer, who created the first black-owned radio station in Rochester...

Local History: The Canandaigua Arsenal was a symbol of readiness

The armory in Canandaigua stored weaponry and ammunition to equip militias against the British and their native allies

Special Olympiads ready to take centerstage

The opportunity to cheer on olympiads is about to become a reality...

Report: Tops Friendly Markets planning for bankruptcy

According to Bloomberg, the owner of Tops Friendly Markets may be preparing for bankruptcy...

Three-alarm fire in Henrietta destroys former hotel, closes roads

The Country Inns and Suites location on West Henrietta Road was undergoing renovations to become a senior living facility when it was destroyed by fire Sunday.         

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