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Past articles by Meghan:

How to reenter society: Your questions and advice from experts on life post-quarantine

As many states end their social distancing orders, individuals and families are navigating how best to reengage with what was once everyday life. → Read More

Five things you need to know about Webster EMS

Five things you need to know about Webster EMS and its operator. → Read More

First African-American female officer joins Greece Police Department

Tiffani Gatson, 25, grew up in the city of Rochester, graduated from RIT and previously worked at the Monroe County Jail. → Read More

Gates has a new town supervisor, Cosmo Giunta

Cosmo Giunta is the new Gates town supervisor. Mark Assini resigned Nov. 7. → Read More

Two teens and one adult allegedly attempt robbery then take police on a stolen car chase

Two teens and one adult are in custody after Rochester police responded to an attempted robbery that turned into a car chase Wednesday night. → Read More

Sheriff's office releases cause of death for Penfield homicide victim Wendy Ford

Wendy Ford's cause of death was released by the Monroe County Sheriff's Office. → Read More

Faulty pens plague Ontario County polls

Ballot marking pens were faulty but voting continued in Ontario County. → Read More

Uma Thurman contributed to a local woman's candidacy

Jen Lunsford was shocked to see that Uma Thurman contributed to her campaign for New York state Senate. → Read More

Third arrest made in Sodus double homicide, another Texas police officer

Bron Bohlar, 34, was into custody at his residence in Dumasn Texas after Wayne County filed a warrant for second degree conspiracy. → Read More

Monroe County got out the vote in droves and voters tell us why

Rochester voters raise their voice at the polls, sharing why they voted. → Read More

Reimagine Greece project could brighten nights for marching band

Greece Blue Knights Marching band practices under the night sky, but the district has proposed lights as part of $107 million project. → Read More

Companies new to the Rochester Top 100 list share their stories of growth

Companies new to the Top 100 list share their stories of growth → Read More

Harry Bronson challenged by Patsy Iacovangelo for New York state's 138th Assembly

Two candidates are running for the 138th State Assembly seat in New York, incumbent Harry Bronson and Patsy Iacovangelo. → Read More

Hilton district nixes plan to arm school security guards

The Hilton Central School District has decided to end its consideration of having armed guards. → Read More

A 6-year-old boy was hit by car Saturday afternoon in Rochester

Rochester Police responded to an incident where a 6-year-old was struck by a vehicle Saturday. → Read More

Halloween in Victor: Jack-O-Lantern Trail walk and more

Halloween is quickly approaching and there are multiple ways to enjoy the holiday in Victor, Ontario County. → Read More

Molinaro on Cuomo's radio debate idea: 'I wont be a political prostitute'

"I'm not going to be a political prostitute ... I will not allow the governor of the great state of New York to dictate what and how we are supposed to come before him," Marc Molinaro said. → Read More

Who is running for Monroe County Legislature's 1st District?

Two candidates are running for Monroe County legislature's first district. Incumbent Ed Wilt will be on the ballot next to Michelle Ames. → Read More

Rochester police bomb squad investigated suspicious item for hours Saturday

The Rochester Police Department investigated a suspicious item Saturday. Part of Saratoga Ave was closed for hours. → Read More

Dirk Hightower to step down at Children's Institute

Dirk Hightower steps down at Children's Institute as executive director for a senior research scientist role. → Read More