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Back In Brown: The Original Honey Brown Returns To Its Roots
February 22, 2010 – 7:47 PM | No Comment
Back In Brown: The Original Honey Brown Returns To Its Roots

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ROCHESTER, N.Y., Feb. 22 /PRNewswire/ – First introduced in 1994 and widely popular in the late 90s, The Original Honey …

Defying Critics, Paterson Opens His Campaign
February 21, 2010 – 10:09 AM | No Comment
Defying Critics, Paterson Opens His Campaign

Gov. David A. Paterson returned to his boyhood hometown on Saturday and defiantly proclaimed his candidacy for election, portraying himself as a champion of New Yorkers struggling with discrimination and economic hardship.
“So many people are …

New law makes carbon monoxide detectors a must
February 20, 2010 – 8:23 AM | No Comment
New law makes carbon monoxide detectors a must

The death of a 16-year-old girl at a sleepover in West Seneca last year has contributed to a change in carbon monoxide detector laws for New York state.
On Feb. 22 any dwelling that has systems …

New Yorkers win special wine awards at Unity Banquet
February 19, 2010 – 8:33 PM | No Comment
New Yorkers win special wine awards at Unity Banquet

Thursday night was the annual Unity Banquet as part of Viticulture 2010, an event put on by the New York Wine and Grape Foundation.
A number of awards were given out at the banquet. Here is …

N.Y. grapes shine in Rochester ice wine competition
February 18, 2010 – 1:16 PM | No Comment
N.Y. grapes shine in Rochester ice wine competition

From a deep red to a light lemon, 13 New York ice wines were swished, sniffed, tasted and judged in the first competition of its kind.
Casa Larga Vineyards in Perinton, whose 2005 Fiori Vidal ice …

Closings loom for NY state parks, historic sites
February 17, 2010 – 7:13 PM | No Comment
Closings loom for NY state parks, historic sites

No nuptials at Niagara Falls? Jones Beach off limits on a 90-degree day? The “Grand Canyon of the East” devoid of campers?
New York’s state parks system, the nation’s oldest, is facing another round of funding …

Ontario County, New York Wants Ultra-Fast Google Network
February 16, 2010 – 9:22 PM | No Comment
Ontario County, New York Wants Ultra-Fast Google Network

From Canandaigua, N.Y., comes the news that a day after Google’s  blog entry saying the company was looking to set up an ultra-high speed network, Axcess Ontario is reportedly announcing it wants Ontario County to serve …

Wine Industry Gathers Wednesday
February 15, 2010 – 9:54 PM | No Comment
Wine Industry Gathers Wednesday

The New York wine industry will converge on Rochester this Wednesday, as “Viticulture 2010″ begins.
Jim Trezise is the president of the New York Wine and Grape Foundation. He says the conference is held every three …

Small Business 101
February 14, 2010 – 11:15 PM | No Comment
Small Business 101

In a difficult economic climate, one new local small business is off to a successful start.
It’s a wine bar called “Chocolate and Vines,” located on University Avenue in the city.
The menu is simple enough – …

Rhinos Sign Three Players
February 13, 2010 – 11:21 AM | No Comment
Rhinos Sign Three Players

The Rochester Rhinos announced today the signing of defender Adam West, goalkeeper Neal Kitson and forward/midfielder Carlos Aguilar pending USSF approval.
West, 22, joins the Rhinos after spending the 2009 season with the Tacoma Tide of …