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  • After four decades, Rochester eliminates lay preaching at Mass

    07/21/2014 11:50:13 AM PDT · by NYer · 26 replies
    Deacon's Bench ^ | July 20, 2014 | Deacon Greg Kandra
    I’m frankly surprised that this has been going on for so long.Details: For the better part of 40 years in churches across the Roman Catholic Diocese of Rochester, clergy ceded the floor to laypeople for the delivery of the homily — the sermon that follows the reading of the Gospel at Mass.The practice, which dated to the mid-1970s and was simultaneously derided by the faithful for running afoul of church law and praised for its inclusiveness, has come to an end.In an extensive interview, Bishop Salvatore Matano said he has been confronting the issue on a case-by-case basis since his...
  • Housing undocumented children at Blossom South Nursing Facility

    07/21/2014 7:51:46 AM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 11 replies
    WHEC-TV Rochester NY ^ | July 21, 2014 | By: Rebecca Fath
    A growing issue capturing headlines across the country is now back in the spotlight in Rochester. Monday morning, Mayor Lovely Warren will be briefed on the possibility of the former Blossom South Nursing and Rehabilitation Center housing immigrant children. According to statement from City Hall, members of Warren's staff were contacted by representatives of the owner of the former nursing home. They asked if the City had any interest in getting behind an idea to turn the complex into a home for kids in the U.S. illegally and without their parents. When Mayor Warren was asked about the issue last...
  • Imaging Technology Restores 700-Year-Old Sacred Hindu Text [ Sarvamoola granthas ]

    09/19/2006 9:13:54 AM PDT · by SunkenCiv · 9 replies · 450+ views
    RIT University News Web ^ | Tuesday, September 19, 2006 | Susan Gawlowicz
    Scientists who worked on the Archimedes Palimpsest are using modern imaging technologies to digitally restore a 700-year-old palm-leaf manuscript containing the essence of Hindu philosophy. The project led by P.R. Mukund and Roger Easton, professors at Rochester Institute of Technology, will digitally preserve the original Hindu writings known as the Sarvamoola granthas attributed to scholar Shri Madvacharya (1238-1317). The collection of 36 works contains commentaries written in Sanskrit on sacred Hindu scriptures and conveys the scholar's Dvaita philosophy of the meaning of life and the role of God... "It is literally crumbling to dust," says Mukund, the Gleason Professor of...
  • Reports of Tractor Trailer shot on 390 (Rochester NY)

    05/01/2014 9:14:30 AM PDT · by Revelation 911 · 18 replies
    WHAM 1180 AM RADIO ^ | 5/1/14 | wham news
    Reports to our own Bob Lonsberry, and other media outlets, say a tractor trailer was shot at on 390 South Near Buffalo Road. Last week a vehicle was reported as shot in the same area. Read more:
  • 'Few fights' bring cops running to school riot

    02/16/2014 7:13:07 AM PST · by Anila · 29 replies
    WND ^ | 02/13/14 | Colin Flaherty
    100 in black mob found destroying property and attacking people These are supposed to be the good kids. The ones supposed to be impressed with the legacy of their high schools namesake: Frederick Douglass. They wear uniforms. They have a strict code of conduct. They prepare for college. They are black. And this week, they are the ones rioting at Frederick Douglass high school and junior high in Rochester. Maybe the students dont know the story of Frederick Douglass: How it was against the law for a slave to learn to read or get any kind of education. How he...
  • Black Mob Violence in Rochester: Get Used To It

    01/09/2014 9:01:06 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 82 replies
    FrontPage Mag ^ | 01/09/2014 | Colin Flaherty
    Rochester does not have a problem with black mob violence. Or black on white crime. The city does, however, have a problem with white people who are not used to it.So says a Rochester city councilman.The latest example is a “disturbing” video of a group of black people laughing and dancing as they talk about how they are going wait for an “old lady” to leave a convenience story, then smash her in the face with a snow ball. And a fist.Which they did. Thanks to the efforts of local activist Davy V., police have a copy of the video...
  • [Rochester,] New York cops call video taped Knockout attack harassment, not assault

    01/08/2014 10:24:49 PM PST · by Olog-hai · 82 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 12:08 PM 01/08/2014 | Chuck Ross
    Rochester New York police are characterizing the brazen attack of an elderly woman as harassment rather than what it appears to beanother example of the hotly-debated knockout game. The attacker, a young black male who operated a Facebook account under the name True Goon Tocool Sneekey, narrated his plan for the camera. [] Despite the obvious assault, Rochester police spokeswoman Sgt. Elena Correia said that the incident is more likely an example of a harassment than an assault, reported The Rochester Democrat & Chronicle.
  • The Text of Bishop Matanos Homily Given at His Installation Mass January 3, 2014 (Inspiring!)

    01/07/2014 7:02:29 AM PST · by NYer · 24 replies
    Cleansing Fire of DOR ^ | January 5, 2014
    BISHOP SALVATORE R. MATANOS INSTALLATION MASS HOMILY JANUARY 3, 2014In the Name of the Father, of the Son and of the Holy Spirit. Amen.On this very joyous day, the first sentiments that must be expressed are those of very sincere gratitude. Gratitude to all of you gathered today in the Cathedral of the Sacred Heart, the Mother Church of our Diocese and to those throughout the Diocese of Rochester and beyond are united with us in spirit and in prayer through television and other media. I am particularly grateful to our late Holy Father of Venerable Memory, His Holiness...
  • Bishop Matano (Diocese of Rochester NY!) Celebrates New Year with the Carmelites

    01/03/2014 1:50:20 PM PST · by NYer · 11 replies
    Cleansing Fire of DOR ^ | January 3, 2014
    Click on picture to see clearer imagesA rumor spread that Rochester’s new bishop, Salvatore Matano, would be celebrating his first Mass of the new year with the Discalced Carmelites at their monastery in the Brighton-Henrietta area of Monroe County.You just can’t keep these things secret!I’m not sure if there was any attempt to keep it secret, it just wasn’t publicized. The chapel was overflowing as it was.Sure enough, there was the new bishop offering Mass on the occasion of the Solemnity of Mary the Mother of God. Well over one hundred people, on the chance the Bishop would be there,...
  • (Rochester NY) Mayor-Elect Warren Reveals Husbands Criminal Record

    01/01/2014 6:59:31 AM PST · by Third Person · 34 replies
    YNN NY State of Politics ^ | December 31, 2013 | Staff
    Just hours before her swearing in as Rochesters first woman mayor, Lovely Warren released a statement regarding the criminal history of her husband, Timothy Granison, when he was a teenager. Warren said her statement came in response to a question posed today by a reporter about her husbands past. She said in 1997, when Granison was 17 years old, he was was involved in a situation instigated by other youth that resulted in an encounter with the criminal justice system. Because of his age and the nature of the alleged offense, he was adjudicated a youthful offender, Warren said. The...
  • Knockout game attackers posts video on Facebook along with their information [VIDEO]

    12/16/2013 11:38:17 AM PST · by lowbridge · 53 replies ^ | december 16, 2013 | Giuseppe Macri
    Following the latest knockout game attack against an elderly man in Rochester, N.Y., the alleged attacker and his cameraman posted the video on Facebook along with their identifying information. Tiaje Gray of Rochester posted the video over the weekend of a young man running up and striking an elderly man from behind, who was walking through the snow with his hood up. Though Gray didnt identify the attacker in his post, Facebook alias Haze on Homage commented on the post and, with the inclusion of some explatives, said: He saw me the whole time getting ready to punch him...
  • NRA beat Bloomberg anti-gun group in 65 of 67 Va. delegate races

    11/08/2013 7:18:34 PM PST · by neverdem · 20 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | November 8, 2013 | Paul Bedard
    Nearly 10 percent of New York Mayor Michael Bloombergs anti-gun group Mayors Against Illegal Guns retired from their job or were sacked in Tuesdays elections, including the organizations two leaders: Bloomberg and Boston Mayor Thomas Menino. Some 95 key members of the group that targets and criticizes lawmakers backed by the National Rifle Association are losing their title of mayor. According to an election review of Bloomberg's membership list of about 1,000, three quit the group, 69 retired from their jobs, and 23 were rejected by voters.On the retirement list: Bloomberg and Menino.Among the defeated members of Mayors Against Illegal...
  • A new bishop for Rochester: reconstruction continues (wow ... excellent insight)

    11/06/2013 2:15:58 PM PST · by NYer · 21 replies
    WDTPRS ^ | November 6, 2013 | Fr. John Zuhlsdorf
    As I wrote when His Excellency Most Reverend Leonard Blair was translated from Toledo to Hartford: “Bishops are not being penalized for involvement in the doctrinal assessment of the LCWR. They are being promoted.” The Fishwrappers had a spittle-flecked nutty. Micken’s of The Bitter Pill had a melt-down.Now Bp. Salvatore Matano has been moved from Burlington, Vermont to Rochester in New York… where he replaces one of the most liberal and loooooong-ruling bishops ehvur.I wrote about Bp. Matano HERE. He celebrated a Pontifical Mass in the older, traditional form of the Roman Rite in the jammed co-Cathedral of Burlington. At...
  • For Rochester, Rome Declares Matano Law Vt. Prelate to Upstate Post (detailed info)

    11/06/2013 9:27:09 AM PST · by NYer · 13 replies
    Whispers in the Loggia ^ | November 6, 2013 | Rocco Palmo
    Capping weeks of speculation surrounding Bishop Salvatore Matano, at Roman Noon this Wednesday the Pope named the 67 year-old prelate head of Vermont's statewide diocese of Burlington since 2005 as bishop of Rochester. In the upstate New York post, the Providence-born, Rome-trained canonist succeeds Bishop Matthew Clark, who led the 320,000-member diocese for 33 years a length of tenure practically unheard of in recent times until his retirement was accepted last September, two months after his 75th birthday. While Rochester under Clark had been an outlier among Northeastern dioceses in its normative embrace of a...
  • Pope Francis Appoints New Bishop for the RC Diocese of Rochester

    11/06/2013 8:18:47 AM PST · by NYer · 14 replies
    Vatican ^ | November 6, 2013
    ● NOMINA DEL VESCOVO DI ROCHESTER (U.S.A.) Il Papa ha nominato Vescovo di Rochester (U.S.A.) S.E. Mons. Salvatore Ronald Matano, finora Vescovo di Burlington (U.S.A.). S.E. Mons. Salvatore Ronald MatanoS.E. Mons. Salvatore Ronald Matano è nato il 15 settembre 1946 a Providence (Rhode Island). Ha frequentato la scuola elementare di "Saint Ann" e la secondaria presso la "LaSalle Academy" a Providence. Nel 1964 è entrato nel Seminario "Our Lady of Providence". Alunno del "Pontifical North American College", ha proseguito gli studi di Teologia alla Pontificia Università Gregoriana a Roma (1967-1972), conseguendovi successivamente il Dottorato in Diritto Canonico (1983).È stato ordinato sacerdote, per...
  • Supreme Court to Hear Arguments on Constitutionality of NY Town's Public Prayers

    11/04/2013 11:58:11 AM PST · by Center2Right · 21 replies
    The Christian Post ^ | November 4, 2013 | Michael Gryboski
    The United States Supreme Court will hear arguments Wednesday on whether or not the sectarian prayers offered at a New York town's meetings are constitutional. The highest court in the land will hear an appeal from a lower court decision regarding Greece, N.Y.'s practice of having explicitly Christian prayers open town meetings. Known as Galloway v. Town of Greece, the lawsuit was filed by two residents of Greece who felt the sectarian prayers made them feel excluded from the public affairs of the town. Susan Galloway and Linda Stephens, the two plaintiffs, are being represented by the Washington, D.C.-based group...
  • The Blood Flows in Rochester

    10/11/2013 7:04:06 AM PDT · by rktman · 42 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 10/11/2013 | Colin Flaherty
    Rochester city councilman Adam McFadden has to be wondering why so many people are still so puzzled at the frequent black mob violence in Rochester. After all, McFadden explained it all to us just two years ago. "I think what you saw at the beach is what we've been seeing in many of our neighborhoods for two decades," (black) Councilman McFadden told WHAM TV. "It's just that you had a lot of people there who are not used to that culture and got to witness it personally."
  • Frederick Douglass Escapes Slavery, 175 Years Ago

    09/04/2013 5:10:36 PM PDT · by SunkenCiv · 11 replies
    History Channel ^ | September 3, 2013 | Christopher Klein
    On September 3, 1838, Frederick Bailey undertook the riskiest journey of his life. The 20-year-old slave made a daring escape from his master in Baltimore, and with his newfound freedom came a new name -- Frederick Douglass... After Douglass attempt to escape slavery two years prior was betrayed by a fellow slave, he had been jailed, sent to Baltimore by his master and hired out to work in the citys shipyards. Undeterred, Douglass vowed to try to escape again on September 3, 1838, although he knew the risk. "I felt assured that if I failed in this attempt, my case...
  • How Government Violates the Fourth Amendment Rights of Renters (Rochester, NY)

    08/14/2013 8:30:06 PM PDT · by neverdem · 27 replies
    Reason ^ | August 14, 2013 | Dan Wang
    In Rochester, New York, renting rather than buying a home is enough cause for a search warrant. Florine and Walter Nelson are grandparents who have lived in Rochester for over 30 years. For nearly a third of that time, they have resisted the efforts of city officials to inspect their home on the basis that they are renters rather than buyers. Since 2005, the city has steadily escalated its efforts to enter their house, by charging them with contempt and attempting to use administrative search warrants to conduct suspicionless searches.The Nelsons and other renters claim that the city is violating...
  • Crumbling American Dreams

    08/05/2013 10:53:47 AM PDT · by Hojczyk · 22 replies
    The New York Times ^ | AUG 3,2013 | ROBERT D. PUTNAM
    <p>My hometown Port Clinton, Ohio, population 6,050 was in the 1950s a passable embodiment of the American dream, a place that offered decent opportunity for the children of bankers and factory workers alike.</p> <p>But a half-century later, wealthy kids park BMW convertibles in the Port Clinton High School lot next to decrepit junkers in which homeless classmates live. The American dream has morphed into a split-screen American nightmare. And the story of this small town, and the divergent destinies of its children, turns out to be sadly representative of America.</p>
  • Happy holiday! Let the violence begin (Miami Beach, Jacksonville, Rochester, Baltimore)

    05/31/2013 6:38:42 AM PDT · by Perseverando · 23 replies
    WND ^ | May 30, 2013 | Colin Flaherty
    While locals fled in anticipation of the annual celebration of violence and chaos during Black Beach Week over the Memorial Day holiday in Miami Beach, large-scale black mob violence erupted in Jacksonville, Rochester, West Bloomfield, and Baltimore. A lot of it on video. The Jacksonville Beach riot started much like the other examples black mob violence documented in White Girl Bleed a Lot: The return of racial violence and how the media ignore it. When initial reports came in that police closed a section of the shore at Jacksonville Beach, police assured the media that it wasnt much: Just a...
  • RIT Students Accosted By Gunmen In Their Home

    01/24/2013 3:08:47 AM PST · by Revelation 911 · 22 replies
    wham13 ^ | 1/23/13 | evan white
    Rochester, N.Y. Early Tuesday morning, Christopher Boise heard a noise coming from the basement. As he walked toward the source of that noise, the RIT student noticed two men standing in the downstairs portion of his apartment. "They were waiting for me at the bottom of the stairs," said Boise. One of them had a handgun trained on Boise. Within moments, Boise screamed. His cries were heard by his roommate, Raymond. "It wasn't like a, 'I stepped by stepped on a piece of glass' kind of scream," Raymond said. "So, I instinctively went to my gun bag." Raymond owns...
  • Can the Governor of New York and 2016 Presidential Hopeful Actually Be this Thick?

    01/15/2013 7:13:03 PM PST · by rustyweiss74 · 15 replies
    In reading up on Governor Cuomo's new gun legislation in New York, I came across a rather startling statement. Startling in it's pure and utter stupidity. And in what Cuomo termed "the Webster Provision" a reference to the Dec. 24 killings of two firefighters fatally shot while responding to a call in a suburb of Rochester the murder of a first responder will become a felony punishable by life in prison without parole. That's right, a future Presidential hopeful for 2016 is actually bragging about a provision in his gun law named specifically for one individual gun man,...
  • City employees caught by red light cameras 119 times

    09/08/2012 9:53:42 AM PDT · by Behind Liberal Lines · 18 replies
    Copyright 2012 All rights reserved. | 9:19 AM, Sep 8, 2012 | Written by Brian Sharp Staff writer
    The Rochester, NY, Democrat & Chronicle reports that city of Rochester employees have committed at least 119 red light violations while driving city vehicles. But, unlike John Q Public, the violators have their fines waived.
  • Making The Bus Monitor Cry (video of feral kids)

    06/20/2012 3:56:40 PM PDT · by Lorianne · 70 replies
    You Tube ^ | 19 June 2012
    Video of widow Karen Klein being bullied and threatened in most disgusting ways by school children she is there to monitor for their protection.
  • Disturbing Viral Video Shows Middle Schoolers Abusing & Threatening Bus Monitor

    Prepare to see a disturbing video of young people at their worst. This clip of middle schoolers allegedly abusing a bus monitor is so disgusting, so bothersome that it will leave many wondering what has gone awry in our society. Of course, it is merely one of the many tragic, anecdotal instances of human cruelty that we so often see today. The unbelievable clip is painful to watch, as it shows alleged students from Greece Athena Middle School in Rochester, New York (my hometown) take their abuse to horrific levels. The woman purportedly shown in the video, Karen Huff Klein,...
  • Sign at Wegmans draws attention (New York supermarket becomes sharia complaint (Wegmans)

    04/01/2012 4:35:06 PM PDT · by lward99 · 115 replies
    WHEC News 10 ^ | March 30, 2012 | Ray Levato
    Its a first for Wegmans in this area. Theyve put up a sign asking customers buying pork or alcohol not to use a particular checkout line when a Muslim teenager is on duty as the cashier. The sign went up a week ago at their Lyell Avenue store. Read more:

    10/03/2011 9:26:07 AM PDT · by shortstop · 123 replies ^ | 10/03/11 | Bob Lonsberry
    My work is done. Those words were some of the last penned by George Eastman. He included them in his suicide note. They mark an ignoble end to a noble life, the leave taking of a truly great man. The same words could now be said for the company he left behind. My work is done. For all intents and purposes, the Eastman Kodak Company is through. It has been mismanaged financially, technologically and competitively. For 20 years, its leaders have foolishly spent down the patrimony of a centurys prosperity. One of Americas bedrock brands is about to disappear, the...
  • Vanity-RE: Rules- NYS Mayors and 'gifts' (or free stuff)

    09/04/2011 9:50:58 AM PDT · by CaptainPhilFan · 2 replies
    9/4/11 | nobody special
    FRiends, I'm looking for references to what kinds of gifts or freebies a mayor in NYS may recieve. Digging thru legal pages, .Gov pages, but can't find I'm looking for. Some friends having trouble with their Mayor , drinking at different bars every day, not paying. Thank you for any help in this.
  • Emily Good to sue Rochester Police Department (videotape at traffic stop)

    06/28/2011 1:39:35 PM PDT · by Do Not Make Fun Of His Ears · 312 replies ^ | 6/28/11 | Ray Levato
    The Rochester woman whose run in with the law with her iPhone and made national headlines, plans to file a lawsuit claiming Rochester police violated her civil rights. Donald Thompson, attorney for Emily Good, told News 10NBC's Ray Levato Tuesday they may sue the individual police officer involved in her arrest, the Rochester Police Department, "any or all of the above and that's something to be discussed and considered." Good was arrested in her bare feet and pajamas while standing in her own yard one night in May while taping a traffic stop that happened in front of her 19th...
  • VIDEO: Wash D.C. - Take a Photo? Go to JAIL! That's the law...? (OBAMA'S AMERICA)

    06/27/2011 6:15:15 PM PDT · by Do Not Make Fun Of His Ears · 17 replies · 1+ views
    YouTube ^ | 6/24/11 | YouTube video
  • Charge dismissed against woman who videotaped police encounter (Rochester NY)

    06/27/2011 2:32:01 PM PDT · by Do Not Make Fun Of His Ears · 306 replies ^ | 6/27/11 | Jesse Solomon, CNN
    (CNN) -- Prosecutors dismissed a charge Monday against a community activist who was arrested while filming a police encounter with her iPod camera because she was concerned it was initiated by racial profiling. "I'm feeling vindicated, I'm feeling energetic" Emily Good, 28, of Rochester, New York, said of the decision to have the charge dropped. Good had been charged with obstruction of governmental administration when she began videotaping the interrogation of a black man by three white officers in front of her house on May 12, she said. "Based upon the evidence, we could not make out the elements of...
  • Rochester Police Arrest Woman For Videotaping On Her Lawn

    06/21/2011 7:47:59 PM PDT · by kiryandil · 160 replies
    YouTube ^ | June 21, 2011
    "The woman was videotaping a traffic stop in front of her house at night. The video speaks for itself."
  • "Oh, my heavens!" Bishop Clark, responding to gay marriage question (Catholic Caucus)

    06/23/2011 3:20:43 PM PDT · by NYer · 6 replies · 1+ views
    WHEC ^ | June 22, 2011 | Pat McGonigle |
    As uncertainty lingers over whether or not there will be a vote in the state senate on a same sex marriage proposal, Bishop Matthew Clark discussed the issue for several minutes today. The leader of the Rochester Roman Catholic Diocese said he's not opposed to extending equal human rights to homosexuals but stressed his belief that redefining marriage is not the way to do that. "(Marriage) is an institution so deeply ingrained in the human spirit that to redefine it in such a short time frame under the very wonderful rubric of human rights, which I thoroughly support, the two...
  • Rochester (NY) Woman Arrested For Videotaping Traffic Stop

    06/23/2011 8:26:54 AM PDT · by Behind Liberal Lines · 70 replies
    Mayor Tom Richards released a statement Wednesday afternoon, which says he has seen the video of Emily Good's arrest last month. Good was arrested while she was videotaping police conducting a traffic stop in front of her home. The video has been posted on YouTube. Good was charged with obstruction of governmental administration.
  • Traditional marriage supporter hit on head with beer bottle, banner ripped to shreds (NY State)

    06/06/2011 11:59:50 AM PDT · by Pyro7480 · 10 replies
    LifeSiteNews ^ | 06/06/2011 | Rebecca Millette
    Volunteers with the American Society for the Defense of Tradition, Family, and Property (TFP) were attacked while peacefully demonstrating in support for marriage in Fairport, New York, on June 2. Watch a video of the attack here. The group was peacefully holding signs in support of marriage and distributing flyers titled “10 Reasons Why Homosexual ‘Marriage’ Is Harmful and Must Be Opposed.” The pamphlet calls on New Yorkers to firmly and peacefully resist the advance of the gay rights movement. Young demonstrators were approached by a pro-homosexual man who knocked down and tore to pieces the group’s thirteen foot long...
  • Beach Brawl 2011: Mayor, Police Chief Promise Order at Beach

    05/31/2011 9:41:14 PM PDT · by Publius804 · 9 replies ^ | 5/30/11 | Rachel Barnhart
    Rochester, N.Y. – A busy Memorial Day evening at the beach ended abruptly when fights broke out among at least 100 youth. Monroe County Sheriff’s deputies shut down Ontario Beach Park, prompting a traffic jam. Large crowds of youth ran south on Lake Ave.  Sheriff’s and Rochester police arrested 13 people on charges ranging from disorderly conduct to drug and alcohol offenses. Erica Blake, 34, allegedly assaulted a deputy who responded to the scene. She’s been charged with second-degree assault. Police say the deputy was scratched on the face as he was pulled into the fracas.  Witnesses said there were...
  • What the hell is going on with "Eric Holder's People" over Memorial Day?! (Multiple articles)

    05/31/2011 9:06:46 AM PDT · by DCBryan1 · 176 replies · 1+ views
    Multiple Sources on Drudge ^ | 31 May 11 | dcbryan1
    What the hell is going on over Memorial Day weekend among America's youts, specifically, "Eric Holder's People"?!IM SICK OF IT! Here in Little Rock, (which was just named No. 7 most dangerous city), I was talking to my friend yesterday, who is an LRPD officer. He asked if my wife and I were going to Riverfest that evening. I told him my son, age 9 mos. was sick, and we weren't planning to. He told me, "Good. There is a Rap artist playing at 9PM and there are not enough cops on duty so be very careful, and carry your...
  • New CPS chief owes us $100K for quitting, Rochester schools say (Rahm strikes again)

    04/23/2011 12:23:34 PM PDT · by Libloather · 10 replies
    Sun Times ^ | 4/21/11 | ROSALIND ROSSI, Fran Spielman
    New CPS chief owes us $100K for quitting, Rochester schools sayBy ROSALIND ROSSI and Fran Spielman Staff Reporters Apr 21, 2011 02:13AM Chicagos next Schools CEO, Jean-Claude Brizard, should pay the cash-strapped Rochester, N.Y., school district to cover the cost of searching for a new superintendent an estimated $100,000 now that hes walking away from a three-year contract that began Jan. 2. That was the view Wednesday of a two-term Rochester School Board member who calls himself a fan of Brizards. You dont have to be F. Lee Bailey or Johnny Cochran to figure this out, Rochester School...
  • RELIGION INTERVIEW: Bishop Matthew Clark and a changing church [Catholic Caucus]

    03/03/2011 7:40:44 AM PST · by NYer · 16 replies
    Rochester City Newspaper ^ | March 2, 2011 | Tim Louis Macaluso
    Bishop Matthew Clark: As he prepares for retirement, he leads a Diocese vastly different from the one he came to. On a frigid January morning, Bishop Matthew Clark could be seen kneeling in prayer off in a corner of Sacred Heart Cathedral. Though he is a tall, slender man, he seemed small and vulnerable next to a large stained-glass window with its brilliant shades of red, blue, and purple. But Clark is hardly a small figure in the Rochester region. For more than 30 years, he has led the Roman Catholic Diocese of Rochester, through often controversial and difficult periods....
  • FBI Jackets Not Authentic

    03/02/2011 5:06:30 PM PST · by Sammy67 · 13 replies ^ | March 2, 2011
    Found after a short car chase, and suspects face weapons charges. Two suspects may face additional charges after police say they were dressed as FBI agents and they were not law enforcement officers. Both suspects, 23-year-old Mohamed Diallo and 21-year-old Kwamell Smith, face charges of criminal possession of a weapon and criminal possession of stolen property. Police say the suspects were spotted in a car Tuesday in the area of
  • Farmington soldier to receive new home

    12/11/2010 6:18:57 AM PST · by Pan_Yan · 6 replies
    WHEC ^ | December 10, 2010 | Lynette Adams
    A Rochester home builder is giving a local veteran and his family the gift of a lifetime this Christmas -- a brand new home. News 10NBC was there when Faber Homes handed over the keys to Sergeant Matt Wido and his family in Henrietta. Imagine getting the keys to a brand new $185,000 house -- it seems to happen only on TV. But it happened for a young Farmington family and it was an emotional experience for just about everyone there. Matt Wido, his wife Diane and their two children are the new owners of a brand-new, three-bedroom home in...
  • WHEC TV (Rochester) Offering Voters "Rides to Polls" (Coalition of Black Trade Unionists)

    11/02/2010 3:07:02 AM PDT · by AmericanInTokyo · 22 replies
    Just heard right now (5:40 a.m. Eastern) that live radio, in Rochester, New York WYSL RADIO, relaying the morning news segment audio of News 10 WHEC-TV (NBC affiliate) is offering voters to the polls for free.Problem is, they are telling voters to call liberal, far leftist, anti-Republican UNION GROUP and giving out their phone number.This was done by the female component, of a male/female morning straight news anouncer team.Anyone think that this violates FCC neutrality rules?They told people to call the Rochester, NY office of the COALITION OF BLACK TRADE UNIONISTS for these free rides, and also said that the...
  • Seniors in Rochester(Mn) Area Flock to Affordable Housing

    10/04/2010 8:13:01 AM PDT · by Son House · 5 replies
    Post-Bulletin Company ^ | 10/3/2010 | By Christina Killion-Valdez
    Market research showed a need for more low-income senior housing in Rochester, but the numbers of people applying for 53 new rent-subsidized independent living apartment units brought that need home. As of several weeks ago, more than 80 people had applied to live at Kenosha Drive Apartments, a new low-income senior housing facility for those age 62 and older in northwest Rochester, which is set to become the flagship property for Accessible Space, a national nonprofit affordable housing provider based in St. Paul. That's the most applications the non-profit has received for a new facility, said Devin C. Vander Schaaf,...
  • Rochester(Mn) Congressional Debate Canceled[Tim Walz D-Mn, Declined to Participate]

    09/16/2010 3:30:25 AM PDT · by Son House · 10 replies
    Post-Bulletin Company ^ | September 14, 2010 | Post-Bulletin Company
    A 1st Congressional District debate slated for Monday has been canceled since DFL Congressman Tim Walz declined to participate. The Rochester Area Chamber of Commerce and the Post-Bulletin had partnered to sponsor the debate. Chamber president John Wade said it did not make sense to hold the debate even though the three other candidates Republican Randy Demmer, IP candidate Steven Wilson and independent Lars Johnson had planned to attend.
  • Tim Walz(D-Mn) in Rochester(Mn) Monday

    08/16/2010 10:40:35 AM PDT · by Son House · 4 replies ^ | Aug 16, 2010 |
    Representative Tim Walz will be in Rochester Monday to hear from southeastern Minnesotans about veterans' issues. Walz is holding a town hall meeting from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. in Memorial Hall, room 223 at RCTC. The public is invited to attend the town hall, and doors open at 5 p.m. Congressman Walz, a 24-year veteran of the Army National Guard, is a member of the House Veterans Affairs Committee.
  • Somalis Leaving U.S. for Jihad

    12/12/2008 3:57:22 AM PST · by Cindy · 157 replies · 3,859+ views
    PAJAMAS MEDIA via FRONTPAGE ^ | December 12, 2008 | Patrick Poole
    Pajamas Media | Friday, December 12, 2008 The funeral for Shirwa Ahmed last week in Burnsville, Minnesota, punctuated a growing national security threat metastasizing inside the U.S. one Homeland Security and law enforcement authorities have quickly taken note of. Ahmed, who killed himself in a suicide bombing attack in Somalia in October, is just one of up to 40 men from the Twin Cities area who have disappeared and are feared to have returned to their homeland for training with the al-Shabaab terrorist group to wage jihad. The FBI is investigating similar disappearances in other major Somali communities in...
  • 14 Indicted for Supporting al Shabaab

    08/05/2010 3:06:36 PM PDT · by Cindy · 44 replies · 2+ views ^ | n/a
    Note: Photo and Graphic Included. NOTE The following text is a quote: FIGHTING TERROR 14 Indicted for Supporting al Shabaab 08/05/10 Two Americans are under arrest and 12 other U.S. citizens have been charged with acts of terrorism that include providing money, personnel, and other material support to the Somali-based terrorist organization al Shabaab. Results of an FBI-led global investigation were announced today at Department of Justice headquarters in Washington, where indictments were unsealed charging individuals in Minnesota, Alabama, and California. Twelve of the 14 under indictment are fugitives believed to be in Somalia. About al Shabaab On Feb. 29,...
  • Two Rochester women charged with aiding Somali terrorists with al-Qaida ties (MN)

    08/05/2010 1:42:40 PM PDT · by ButThreeLeftsDo · 17 replies ^ | 8/5/10 | James Walsh
    Two Rochester women of Somali descent are among a group of 14 Somali-Americans to be indicted for providing support to a Somali terror organization with ties to al-Qaida. Amina Farah Ali and Hawo Mohamed Hassan, both naturalized American citizens, have been charged with providing financial support to Al-Shabab, a group that has been fighting to establish an Islamic state in Somalia. The U.S. State Department has classified Al-Shabab as a terrorist organization. The women were arrested by FBI agents Thursday morning, officials said. U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder said of the charges: "These indictments and arrests -- in Minnesota, Alabama...
  • Minn. Bankruptcies Highest in a Decade

    07/07/2010 1:22:38 PM PDT · by Son House · 12 replies ^ | Jul 07, 2010 |
    More people are filing for bankruptcy in Minnesota. Filings, in fact, are at the highest level in a decade. Through the end of May, nearly 9,600 bankruptcy cases were filed in Minnesota, up 11.6 percent from a year earlier. Bankruptcy attorney Richard Pearson in New Brighton says unemployment is running out for some people, and those who have found work aren't matching the income of their previous job. American Bankruptcy Institute figures show filings nationwide increased 14 percent in the first six months of 2010, compared to last year. The St. Paul Pioneer Press reports bankruptcy filings are considered a...