City of Rochester Search Result Rss 12:00:00 AM&maxdatecreated=9/2/2029 2:51:41 AM&datesearchfield=Publish_Date&categories=118 News Release - Message from Mayor Lovely Warren for Labor Day The purpose of Labor Day is to honor the contributions of our nation’s workers. Rochester is blessed to have such highly skilled and productive people, ready to help spur our community’s growth. City of Rochester 8/29/2014 News Release - Mayor Launches New ‘Books and Bears’ Initiative Bringing Smiles to City Youngsters <strong>(Thursday, August 28, 2014) ―</strong> Mayor Lovely Warren today announced the launch of a new initiative, “Books and Bears,” aimed at bringing smiles to the faces of our youngest city residents, who might otherwise be reduced only to tears. City of Rochester 8/28/2014 News Release - City Offices to Close for Labor Day - Refuse &amp; recycling collection will be delayed <strong>(Wednesday, August 27, 2014) – </strong>City Hall, Neighborhood Service Centers, City branch libraries and other administrative offices will be closed on Monday, September 1, in observance of Labor Day. There will be no refuse and recycling collection that day.<br /> City of Rochester 8/27/2014 News Release - Labor Day Parade to Feature World Class Drum Corps <p><strong>(Tuesday, August 26, 2014) –</strong> <span style=&quot;FONT-SIZE: 9pt&quot;>Mayor Lovely A. Warren will march in the annual Labor Day Parade, sponsored by the Rochester Labor Council, AFL CIO. The parade will take place at 6:30 p.m., Friday, August 29, stepping off at East Avenue and Lawrence Street.</span> </p> City of Rochester 8/26/2014 News Release - Food Truck Rodeos Continue Wednesday at the Rochester Public Market: Aug. 27, 2014 <strong>(Tuesday, Aug 26, 2014) – </strong>The Food Truck Rodeo series continues on Wednesday, Aug. 27 as dozens of food trucks converge at the Rochester Public Market for an evening of local food, local brew and local bands. <br /> City of Rochester 8/26/2014 News Release - Mayor Lovely Warren Declares Cool Sweep for Tuesday, August 26, 2014 <strong>(Monday, August 25, 2014) –</strong> Mayor Lovely Warren announced that Cool Sweep operations will be in effect Tuesday, August 26 to provide opportunities for residents to get relief from the heat with cooling sprays from fire hydrants and extended hours at Durand Eastman Beach and Genesee Valley Park Pool. <br /> City of Rochester 8/25/2014 News Release - City Welcomes ROC City Realty to Atlantic Ave. <strong>(Friday, Aug. 22, 2014) </strong>– City Neighborhood and Business Development Commissioner Delmonize “Del” Smith, City Councilmember Elaine Spaull and New York State Senator Joe Robach joined owner owner Carmelie Diamond for a ribbon cutting ceremony to mark the grand opening of ROC City Realty Rentals and Real Estate office, 169 Atlantic Ave. <br /><br /> City of Rochester 8/22/2014 News Release - Dual Art/Life Performances Tomorrow at Ontario Beach Park and Ibero Family Center <strong>(Friday, Aug. 22, 2014)</strong> – Tomorrow, Saturday, Aug. 23, will feature two City Art/Life performances, one at 2 p.m. at the Ontario Beach Park Bandstand with Banyok Guimilere Afro Cuban Music and the next at 7 p.m. outside the Ibero Family Center, 777 Clifford Ave., with #Self-E School No. 19 students and Avenue D Afro-Caribbean Dancers presented by the Rochester Latino Theatre Company. <br /><br /> City of Rochester 8/22/2014 News Release - City Pools and Community Centers Close for Staff Training Until Sept. 8 <strong>(Friday, Aug. 22, 2014) </strong>– Before the academic year begins, City pools and community centers will close for staff training from Monday, August 25 through Monday, September 8 with the exception of the Genesee Valley Park outdoor pool, 131 Elmwood Ave. City of Rochester 8/22/2014 News Release - City Recreation and Community Centers to Kick-off Fall Programming with Informational Open Houses <strong>(Friday, August 22, 2014) – </strong>The City of Rochester Department of Recreation and Youth Services is inviting the public to visit neighborhood recreation and community centers during a fall open house tomorrow, Saturday, August 23. From noon to 4 p.m., youth and their families can take a tour of the facilities, meet the staff and get information on after school offerings and other recreation programs. City of Rochester 8/22/2014