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 December 2, 2016 News Release - Public Meetings for week of Dec. 12-16, 2016 (Friday, December 2, 2016) - The following public meetings are scheduled for the week of December 12 through December 16, 2016. Categories: Boards & Commissions December 1, 2016 News Release - Mayor Warren Pulls Plug on Red Light Camera Program (Thursday, Dec. 1, 2016) – Mayor Lovely A. Warren today submitted legislation to City Council that would terminate the City’s Red Light Camera Traffic Safety Program. Categories: Crime Prevention November 30, 2016 City of Rochester News Release - Mayor Warren Announces “Light up the Holidays” and City’s Schedule of Festive Holliday Events Mayor Lovely A. Warren today announced a host of fun-filled family activities and events to celebrate the holiday season beginning with “Light up the Holidays,” an evening of fun that includes the lighting of the Liberty Pole Downtown, a holiday parade, ice skating and fireworks. November 29, 2016 News Release - City Launches Vanpool Pilot Project (Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2016) – Mayor Lovely A. Warren today announced the launch of the Rochester Vanpool Pilot Project, a new transportation initiative that will help connect Rochester residents to jobs in the region. The City has contracted vRide, Inc., the nation’s largest van pool vendor, to provide a turn-key van pool program in Rochester. The City is partnered with the Regional Transit Service (RTS) and, during this pilot phase, will test the new service with a local job-placement agency, Career Start. Categories: Jobs November 23, 2016 News Release - Public Meeting for Dec. 7, 2016 (Wednesday, November 23, 2016) - The following public meeting is scheduled for December 7, 2016. Categories: Boards & Commissions A Thanksgiving Message from Mayor Lovely A. Warren: Nov. 24, 2016 Our nation’s first Thanksgiving celebrated the cooperation of the Pilgrims and the Native Americans who helped the Pilgrims learn how to succeed in a new home. Today, more than ever, that spirit of unity still defines America’s values. It remains a cause for celebration and a reason to give thanks. Categories: Things To Do November 21, 2016 City of Rochester News Release - The City of Rochester and RochesterWorks! Seek Community Partners to Deliver Summer Work Experiences for Youth The City of Rochester’s Summer of Opportunity Program (SOOP) and the RochesterWorks! Youth Summer Employment Program is seeking community partners to offer structured, project-based, paid work experiences for youth ages 14 to 20 during the summer of 2017. News Release - No-Fee Pet Adoption Event at Animal Services Center Black Friday Weekend Rochester Animal Services will host a four-day, no-fee pet adoption event, supported by Zappos and Best Friends Animal Society from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m, Friday, Nov. 25 to Monday, Nov. 28 at the Rochester Animal Services Center, 184 Verona St. Categories: Pets and Animals November 18, 2016 News Release - City Offices to Close for Thanksgiving Rochester City Hall, Neighborhood Service Centers, administrative offices and all R-Centers will be closed on Thursday, Nov. 24, and Friday, Nov. 25 in observance of Thanksgiving. November 17, 2016 News Release - Public Meetings for Nov. 28 and Nov. 30, 2016 (Thursday, November 17, 2016) - The following public meetings are scheduled for November 28 and November 30, 2016. Categories: Boards & Commissions November 16, 2016 News Release - Rochester Public Library Named Top Innovator Mayor Lovely A. Warren has announced that the Rochester Public Library (RPL) was named as one of 10 Top Innovators at the 2016 Urban Libraries Council (ULC) Annual Forum Awards Ceremony in Kansas City this October. Categories: Library November 15, 2016 News Release - Mayor Warren Launches Citywide Pace Car Traffic Calming Program (Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2016) – Mayor Lovely A. Warren announced today that the City’s Pace Car Traffic Calming Program will be expanded from a pilot program in Southeast Rochester to a citywide program. The program will improve traffic safety and promote pedestrian-level vibrancy on city streets. Categories: Streets, Sidewalks and Infrastructure November 10, 2016 News Release - Public Meetings for Nov 21-22, 2016 (Thursday, November 10, 2016) - The following public meetings are scheduled for November 21 and November 22, 2016. Categories: Boards & Commissions News Release - Monday is First Public Meeting on City’s Comprehensive Master Plan (Friday, November 11, 2016) — A series of public meetings on the City of Rochester’s Comprehensive Master Plan begins 5 p.m., Mon., November 14 at the David F. Gantt R-Center, 700 North St. Categories: Code Enforcement, Quality of Life, Streets, Sidewalks and Infrastructure, Zoning and Planning, Reports and Studies, and Projects and Initiatives November 9, 2016 City of Rochester News Release - The City of Rochester Department of Recreation and Youth Services Seeks Fitness Instructors and Programming The City of Rochester, Department of Recreation and Youth Services requests information from qualified individuals or organizations to provide fitness instruction and conditioning programming for City R-Center participants to supplement existing programs. Youth ages 6 to 18 as well as adults, families, and seniors are the primary customers. The consultant may also be asked to provide fitness-related professional development and training for R-Center staff. 1234567891011121314 2Next > Help us improve our site. Take a short survey about our search engine.