News Room News releases from the City are listed here in chronological order, starting with the most recent release. Releases can be searched by topic or date. Releases reflect current events at the time they were published. Some information may have changed. Results RSS Feed February 11, 2016 News Release - Public Meetings for Feb. 22-26, 2016 (Thursday, February 11, 2016) - The following public meetings are scheduled for the week of February 22 through February 26, 2016. Categories: Boards & Commissions News Release - Public Meeting Cancellation (Thursday, February 11, 2016) - The following public meeting is cancelled: Categories: Boards & Commissions News Release - Mayor Warren Urges Citizens to Remember Fight for Freedom Over Presidents Day Weekend (Thursday, Feb. 11, 2016) – This Presidents Day weekend includes the birthday observations of four great Americans who dedicated their lives to the pursuit of freedom: George Washington, Abraham Lincoln, Susan B. Anthony and Frederick Douglass. We are fortunate here in Rochester to have such a powerful connection to Anthony and Douglass. Their legacies continue to influence our city’s drive to secure social justice and equal rights for all. Categories: Accreditation, Awards & Recognitions February 10, 2016 News Release - City Closings for Lincoln’s Birthday and Presidents Day City Hall, Neighborhood Service Centers, and other administrative offices will be closed on Friday, Feb. 12, in observance of Lincoln’s birthday as well as Monday, Feb. 15, in observance of Presidents Day. Categories: Refuse and Recycling, Downtown, Library, and Recreation Centers February 9, 2016 News Release - Public Meetings for Feb. 15-19, 2016 (Tuesday, February 9, 2016) - The following public meetings are scheduled for the week of February 15 through February 19, 2016. Categories: Boards & Commissions February 5, 2016 News Release - Public Meetings for Feb. 18, 2016 (Friday, February 5, 2016) - The following public meetings are scheduled for February 18, 2016. Categories: Boards & Commissions February 3, 2016 News Release - Embrace the Season at the 32nd Annual Lakeside Winter Celebration (Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2016) – Mayor Lovely A. Warren invites the community to enjoy exciting winter events and activities at the 32nd Annual Lakeside Winter Celebration. Categories: Things To Do February 2, 2016 News Release - ISO Ranks Rochester as Class 1 City for Fire Protection (Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2016) – Mayor Lovely A. Warren announced today that the national Insurance Services Office Inc. (ISO) has ranked Rochester as a Class 1 city for fire protection, which can lead to lower insurance rates for homes and businesses. Categories: Streets, Sidewalks and Infrastructure, and Fire Safety February 1, 2016 News Release -- Mayor Lovely A. Warren Calls for Volunteer 'Pillars of Hope' in Schools (Monday, Feb. 1, 2016) – Mayor Lovely A. Warren called on members of the community to serve as “Pillars of Hope,” volunteers who visit schools to share their stories with students and provide messages of hope, wisdom and inspiration. Her call coincided with the beginning of Black History Month. Categories: Volunteer and Giving Opportunities News Release - Public Meeting Cancellation for Feb. 9, 2016 (Monday, February 1, 2016) - The following public meeting is cancelled: Categories: Boards & Commissions January 29, 2016 News Release - Public Meeting for Feb 9, 2016 (Friday, January 29, 2016) - The following public meeting is scheduled for February 9, 2016. Categories: Boards & Commissions News Release - Mayor Warren Announces New Program to ‘Celebrate City Living’ Mayor Lovely A. Warren announced today that the City of Rochester and the Rochester Coalition for Neighborhood Living have launched Celebrate City Living, a new program to help home-buyers and renters learn about the benefits of living in the city and find the resources to make it easier to buy or rent a home in Rochester. Categories: Real Estate/Housing/City Property January 27, 2016 News Release - IBM Smarter Cities Challenge Report Provides Recommendations and Roadmap to Address Poverty Mayor Lovely A. Warren released the IBM Smarter Cities Challenge report today, which provides 13 recommendations and a roadmap to support the Rochester-Monroe Anti-Poverty Initiative’s (RMAPI) goal of reducing poverty in Rochester by 50 percent over the next 15 years. The recommendations call for neighborhood-based, data-driven strategies. January 26, 2016 News Release - Mayor Warren Asks State Legislature for Municipal Education Funding Mayor Lovely A. Warren asked state lawmakers for municipal education funding to close the budget gap and prevent cuts to critical City services. Categories: Budget and Finance January 25, 2016 News Release - Public Meetings for Feb 3, 2016 (Monday, January 25, 2016) - The following public meetings are scheduled for February 3, 2016. Categories: Boards & Commissions 1234567891011121314 2Next > Help us improve our site. Take a short survey about our search engine.