Caurie Putnam, Rochester D and C

Caurie Putnam

Rochester D and C

Rochester, NY, United States

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Past articles by Caurie:

Gateways Music Festival opens Nov. 9 with multiple nights of virtual events

The Gateways Music Festival opens Nov. 9 -13. Black musicians and composers across the nation are prepared for virtual events. → Read More

'Be fearless': Monique Mendes, first Black woman in UR history to earn PhD in neuroscience

In an area of science and research lacking in diversity, the first PhD in neuroscience ever awarded to a Black woman in UR history is a big deal. → Read More

View black and white photography, listen to a virtual concert and more this week in the arts

Traveling Cabaret, Greece Performing Arts Society events for Fourth of July. → Read More

'Different organizations, same cause': Greek groups united in their passion to help others

A live stream event for Foodlink will include music by DJ Big Reg and information about nine black Greek letter organizations. → Read More

They wanted to do more than write a check. So they launched their own humanitarian project

Indian-American community creates a new fund and more in organized effort to collect donations and to help people in need during coronavirus pandemic. → Read More

Caurie Putnam: West Extra is amazing. 'I'd do it all over again.'

Caurie shares highlights from her years as an Our Towns West Extra columnist. → Read More

Brockport kids help make chemo patients' lives comfier

The students raised over $600 dollars during their "Stache for Cash" event during No-Shave November. → Read More

Study: Rochester's anti-poverty project sees signs of success

New data from University of Notre Dame reveals results of anti-poverty projects designed to help people through mentoring. → Read More

Woman who gave to community at Jordan Health now in need of help

Lois Reddick dedicated her life to help others. Now she needs a kidney. → Read More

Nicaraguan folk dancers escape bad situations, share culture

“We use dance to take young men off the streets, to share the culture and talent of Nicaragua and to talk about what’s going on politically there,” says founder Jed Brien, a former College at Brockport student. → Read More

Free shows at Rochester Jazz Fest include local and national bands

More than 30 local groups (not including the many school ensembles) will join national acts in performing more than 100 free shows this year. → Read More

Authentic Sisterhood: A Women’s Conference in Rochester all about female affirmation

On Saturday, March 30, Tanishia Johnson’s dream will become reality when her conference is held in Rochester. → Read More

Fresco Italian Kitchen to raise funds to fight opioid addiction

Owner Al Giardino's childhood friend Joseph “Shane” Grygrowych died of an overdose → Read More

Trader Shag’s Emporium to celebrate vinyl on Record Store Day

The Brockport store will offer limited-edition releases on April 13. → Read More

Friends rally to raise funds for mom with cancer

Jenna DeTar, 31, of Sweden is battling non-Hodgkins lymphoma for the second time. → Read More

Underground Railroad quilt replica symbolizes messages of freedom

Four women and a handful of children are participating in a pilot quilting program at 411 Ministries in the Beechwood neighborhood. → Read More

New Parma store focuses on estate buyouts

Two partners purchase several estates a week from across the region, so the inventory in the store at Parma Commons is always changing. → Read More

The Workshop, a do-it-yourself craft studio, opens in Greece

Amy Colombo has been crafting for years and has finally opened a DIY craft studio on W. Ridge Road. → Read More

Rochester's favorite MLK quotes from six people you may know

Rochesterians to remember the Civil Rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., in myriad ways. → Read More

'Rochester is home now' ... how 3 Hurricane Maria survivors found peace for Christmas

The Rochester region has seen about 5,000 Puerto Ricans displaced from Hurricane Maria settle in the area, according to Ibero. → Read More