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Brooks Sworn In for Second Term as Monroe County Executive

Mon, Dec 31 2007

Reciting the oath of office before a packed crowd of family, friends and supporters in the County Office Building, Monroe County Executive Maggie Brooks officially began her second term

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Brooks, Dinolfo Kick Off 4th Annual "Coats For Seniors" Program

Thu, Dec 20 2007

Monroe County Executive Maggie Brooks and County Clerk Cheryl Dinolfo were today joined by County Legislator Steve Tucciarello to kick off the fourth annual “Coats for Seniors” program.

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Drop-Off Locations (pdf, 8.4k)

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Brooks Announces Projects Approved By COMIDA

Wed, Dec 19 2007

Monroe County Executive Maggie Brooks announced that the County of Monroe Industrial Development Agency (COMIDA) approved assistance for nine local economic development projects.

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Annual Holiday Show Opens at Highland Park's Lamberton Conservatory

Tue, Dec 11 2007

County Executive Maggie Brooks announced the opening of the 2007 Holiday Show at Monroe County’s Lamberton Conservatory. This seasonal horticultural exhibit is a popular annual tradition.

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Brooks Announces Projects Approved by COMIDA

Mon, Dec 03 2007

Monroe County Executive Maggie Brooks announced that the County of Monroe Industrial Development Agency (COMIDA) approved assistance for nine local economic development projects.

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Brooks Announces CentriLogic is December Business of the Month

Mon, Dec 03 2007

Monroe County Executive Maggie Brooks announced that CentriLogic Inc. has been named Monroe County’s “Business of the Month” for December

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Monroe County to Host Household Hazardous Waste Collection

Wed, Nov 14 2007

Monroe County Executive Maggie Brooks today announced that the County together with the Town of Irondequoit will hold an appointment-only Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) collection November 17, 2007.

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Brooks and Zoo Officials Introduce White Rhino "Bill"

Fri, Nov 09 2007

Monroe County Executive Maggie Brooks joined Zoo Director Larry Sorel and Zoo Society Executive Director Rachel Baker August to welcome Bill, a white rhino, to Seneca Park Zoo.

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Brooks Announces Gradient Lens Corporation is November Business of the Month

Thu, Nov 01 2007

County Executive Maggie Brooks announced that Gradient Lens Corporation has been named Monroe County’s “Business of the Month” for November

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Brooks: Budget Crisis Solved; Property Taxes Cut; Negative Watch Removed

Tue, Oct 30 2007

Monroe County Executive Maggie Brooks outlined the details of her 4th County budget before an audience in the Monroe County Legislative Chambers.

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County to Host First-Ever Consumer Energy Expo

Thu, Oct 25 2007

Continuing her commitment to energy conservation, environmental protection and economic growth, County Executive Brooks announced that the County will host its first Energy Expo.

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BROOKS: 30,933 RESIDENTS PARTICIPATED IN F.A.I.R. PLAN VIRTUAL TOWN HALLS

Fri, Oct 19 2007

County Executive Brooks announced that 8,162 County residents participated in the fourth community dialogue on her F.A.I.R. plan to end the County’s budget crisis.

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Village Square in Honeoye Falls Named First Shovel-Ready Site in Monroe County

Wed, Oct 17 2007

State designation offers fast track for development.

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Brooks Announces Projects Approved by COMIDA

Wed, Oct 17 2007

County Executive Maggie Brooks announced that the County of Monroe Industrial Development Agency (COMIDA) approved assistance for nine local economic development projects.

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Brooks: 22,771 Residents Have Participated in F.A.I.R. Plan Virtual Town Halls

Tue, Oct 16 2007

Building on the success of her two previous Virtual Town Halls, County Executive Brooks announced that 5,144 County residents participated in last evening’s community dialogue.

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BROOKS, DUFFY: JOINT COMPUTER RECYCLING EVENT SET FOR OCTOBER 20

Tue, Oct 16 2007

County Executive Brooks and Rochester Mayor Duffy announced that the County and the City will be partnering to host a free computer recycling collection for County residents.

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Brooks Announces First-Ever Fall Movie, Free at the Highland Bowl: Frankenstein

Mon, Oct 15 2007

County Executive Maggie Brooks announced that the popular “Movies in the Parks” series will present its first-ever fall motion picture, the 1931 Universal Studios film classic, Frankenstein.

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Brooks and Rochester Home Builders' Association Open New Headquarters

Fri, Oct 12 2007

County Executive Maggie Brooks today joined the Rochester Home Builders’ Association (RHBA) to open their new 9,000 square foot headquarters in the Town of Henrietta.

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Brooks: 9,402 Residents Participate in Second F.A.I.R. Virtual Town Hall

Thu, Oct 11 2007

County Executive Maggie Brooks announced that 9,402 County residents participated in her second F.A.I.R. plan Virtual Town Hall Meeting.

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Brooks Announces Sealed Air is October Business of the Month

Wed, Oct 10 2007

County Executive Brooks announced that Sealed Air, which manufactures Cryovac food packaging products in Rochester, has been named Monroe County’s “Business of the Month” for October.

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Brooks: John Riedman Makes Largest Pledge to Seneca Park Zoo

Wed, Oct 10 2007

County Executive Brooks joined Seneca Park Zoo officials to announce that the John Riedman Foundation has pledged up to $500,000 to help fund the Lion Habitat of The Ngorongoro Crater Exhibit.

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Brooks: First F.A.I.R. Virtual Town Hall “Largest Town Meeting in Monroe County History”

Wed, Oct 03 2007

Proclaiming her 1st Virtual Town Hall “the largest town meeting in Monroe County history”, County Executive Brooks announced that 8,225 County residents participated in yesterday’s community dialogue.

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Maggie Brooks Announces F.A.I.R. Plan

Fri, Sep 28 2007

County Executive’s local solution ends the budget crisis while cutting the property tax rate with NO cuts in quality of life services

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Brooks: jetBlue Announces Non-Stop Service to Orlando

Thu, Sep 27 2007

County Executive Maggie Brooks today announced that JetBlue Airways will expand their flight service with a seasonal non-stop flight to Orlando, Florida.

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County to Offer Home Computer Recycling Event

Tue, Sep 25 2007

County Executive Maggie Brooks announced that the County will hold its final computer recycling event this year in partnership with Metro Waste Paper Recovery U.S., Inc. and its subcontractor Sunnking

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Brooks, Duffy Announce Partnership for Economic Growth

Tue, Sep 18 2007

County Executive Brooks and Mayor Duffy announced they are moving forward on a new collaborative initiative to bolster the fight for more jobs in Monroe County and the Greater Rochester region.

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Brooks and Duffy Encourage Community Organizations to Offer Board Seat to Young Talent

Mon, Sep 17 2007

Monroe County Executive Maggie Brooks and Rochester Mayor Robert J. Duffy today encouraged the community’s non-profit organizations to offer a young professional a seat on their boards.

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Brooks: County to Host Veteran's Fair

Fri, Sep 14 2007

County Executive Maggie Brooks was joined by Legislator Dick Yolevich and leaders from our local veteran’s community to announce that the County will host a Health & Benefits Fair in October.

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Brooks: County to Host Veteran's Fair

Fri, Sep 14 2007

County Executive Maggie Brooks was joined by Legislator Dick Yolevich and leaders from our local veteran’s community to announce that the County will host a Health & Benefits Fair in October.

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Monroe County to Host Household Hazardous Waste Collection

Tue, Sep 11 2007

County Executive Maggie Brooks announced that the County’s Department of Environmental Services will hold an appointment-only Household Hazardous Waste collection in the Town of Chili.

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Brooks Opens New Meerkat Exhibit

Mon, Sep 10 2007

Monroe County Executive Maggie Brooks joined Seneca Park Zoo officials to unveil a new exhibit featuring meerkats.

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Brooks Announces Superior Technology is September Business of the Month

Wed, Sep 05 2007

Monroe County Executive Maggie Brooks today announced that Superior Technology, Inc. has been named Monroe County’s “Business of the Month” for September

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Brooks Announces Safe & Sober Campaign This Labor Day Weekend

Fri, Aug 31 2007

County Executive Maggie Brooks and Sheriff Patrick O’Flynn announced that local law enforcement agencies will participate in the annual Safe & Sober campaign during Labor Day weekend.

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Brooks Welcomes Stanley Cup to Monroe Community Hospital

Tue, Aug 21 2007

County Executive Maggie Brooks joined John Allaway, Assistant Equipment Manager of the 2007 Stanley Cup champion Anaheim Ducks, in welcoming the Stanley Cup back to Monroe County.

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Brooks Cuts Ribbon on Latest Airport Improvements

Tue, Aug 21 2007

Monroe County Executive Maggie Brooks held an official ribbon cutting ceremony for the newly-renovated Frederick Douglass Concourse A at the Greater Rochester International Airport.

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Brooks: AirTran Launches Non-Stop Service to Vegas

Thu, Aug 16 2007

Monroe County Executive Maggie Brooks announced that AirTran Airways has officially launched non-stop flight service from Rochester to Las Vegas, Nevada.

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Brooks, Esposito, Local Veterans to Welcome the Dignity Memorial Vietnam Wall

Tue, Aug 07 2007

Monroe County Executive Maggie Brooks announced that The Dignity Memorial Vietnam Wall will be on display at Gates Memorial Park September 7-9.

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Brooks: 10th Annual Girls' Sports Festival is August 4

Fri, Aug 03 2007

County Executive Maggie Brooks announced that the 10th annual Monroe County Girls’ Sports Festival will be held on August 4 at ESL Sports Centre.

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Brooks Announces Mirror Show Management is August Business of the Month

Thu, Aug 02 2007

Brooks recently joined Mirror Show to break ground on their expansion in Webster.

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Brooks Unveils New Bus for Greece Senior Center

Wed, Jul 25 2007

Monroe County Executive Maggie Brooks announced that the County has leveraged State funding to secure a new 20 passenger mini-bus to be used for the Greece Senior Center.

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Brooks and Mirror Show Management Hold Expansion Groundbreaking

Wed, Jul 25 2007

Monroe County Executive Maggie Brooks joined Donna Shultz, President of Mirror Show Management, to break ground on the company’s expansion project.

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Brooks Marks Continued Job Growth at Hammer Packaging

Tue, Jul 24 2007

Monroe County Executive Maggie Brooks joined Jim Hammer, President and CEO of Hammer Packaging, to celebrate the company’s recent expansion into web offset printing.

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Brooks Helps Dedicate New BioEnterprise Center

Tue, Jul 24 2007

The Rochester BioEnterprise Center meets a critical need for biotechnology start-up companies. It is another example of how government, higher education and the business community are partnering.

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Brooks Honors Rotork Controls' 50th Anniversary

Mon, Jul 23 2007

Rotork was founded in 1957 in Bath, England and is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year. Rotork is a global company with 150 offices located worldwide.

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Brooks Announces Monroe County to Host Disneymania Concerts for Conservation

Fri, Jul 20 2007

Monroe County Executive Maggie Brooks announced that the County and the Seneca Park Zoo Society are bringing Disneymania Concerts for Conservation to the Highland Bowl.

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Brooks Announces Projects Approved by COMIDA

Wed, Jul 18 2007

“Whether partnering with longtime local employers like Wegmans, or assisting small businesses and start-up companies, Monroe County is working to grow our economy and create more jobs,” said Brooks.

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Brooks and RIT Announce New Green Fleet Vehicle Partnership

Mon, Jul 16 2007

County Executive Maggie Brooks was joined by RIT President William Destler to announce a partnership to assess the performance of the County’s E85 flex-fuel vehicles.

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Brooks Details Efforts to Enhance Public Safety

Thu, Jul 12 2007

Monroe County Executive Maggie Brooks announced that major improvements are underway to upgrade the County’s law enforcement communications system and enhance public safety in the community.

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Brooks: Rochester Region is "First Class"

Mon, Jul 02 2007

US Airways Magazine’s July issue features a first-of-its kind profile on the Rochester Region. At 70 pages, it’s the magazine’s second largest feature ever.

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Brooks Announces Elo Touchsystems is July Business of the Month

Mon, Jul 02 2007

Monroe County Executive Maggie Brooks today announced that Elo TouchSystems has been named Monroe County’s “Business of the Month” for July

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Brooks Announces County Will Offer Longer Hours For Swimming at Ontario Beach Park on Hot Days

Mon, Jun 25 2007

County Executive Maggie Brooks announced that the hours for public swimming at Ontario Beach Park will be extended on days that the temperature is forecast to be 90 degrees or more.

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Brooks Announces Northwest Regional Household Hazardous Waste Collection

Thu, Jun 21 2007

Monroe County Executive Maggie Brooks announced that there will be an appointment-only Household Hazardous Waste collection in the Village of Hilton on June 23.

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Brooks Welcomes DDS Companies to Monroe County

Thu, Jun 21 2007

Monroe County Executive Maggie Brooks today joined Sean Donohoe, President and Owner of The DDS Companies, for a ribbon cutting ceremony for their new Center of Operations in Monroe County.

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Brooks Announces Projects Approved by COMIDA

Tue, Jun 19 2007

Monroe County Executive Maggie Brooks announced that COMIDA approved incentives for two local economic development projects.

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Brooks Announces Second Home Computer Recycling Event

Sun, Jun 17 2007

Monroe County Executive Maggie Brooks today announced that the County will hold the second of three computer recycling events

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Brooks Unveils New Green Building Initiative

Thu, Jun 14 2007

Continuing her leadership in protecting the environment and growing our economy, County Executive Maggie Brooks announced a bold new Green Building initiative.

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Brooks and Elo TouchSystems Hold Groundbreaking

Wed, Jun 13 2007

Monroe County Executive Maggie Brooks joined Elo TouchSystems, a Tyco Electronics Corporation business, to break ground on their expansion project.

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Brooks Opens Landmark Waste-to-Watts Power Plant at the Mill Seat Landfill

Mon, Jun 11 2007

County Executive Maggie Brooks was joined by Waste Management and local officials to officially open Monroe County’s first-ever public/private partnership gas-to-electric plant at the Mill Seat Landfi

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Brooks Joins CDS for Life Transitions Center Groundbreaking

Fri, Jun 08 2007

CDS is a tremendous resource in our community, offering help and hope to individuals with developmental disabilities. Monroe County is proud to be a partner in this project through COMIDA.

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Brooks Announces Certification Workshop for Minority, Women and Disadvantaged Business Enterprises

Fri, Jun 08 2007

“Monroe County is pleased to work with our partners in government and the private sector to host this certification workshop,” says County Executive Maggie Brooks.

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Brooks, Diocese and Providence Open Home Ownership Center

Wed, Jun 06 2007

Monroe County Executive Maggie Brooks joined Bishop Matthew Clark and officials from Providence Housing Development Corporation to officially open the new Home Ownership Center.

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County/City Announce Household Hazardous Waste Collection

Fri, Jun 01 2007

Monroe County Executive Maggie Brooks and Rochester Mayor Robert J. Duffy announced that the County and City have partnered to offer a free Household Hazardous Waste collection on Saturday, June 9.

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Brooks Announces Lenel is June Business of the Month

Fri, Jun 01 2007

Monroe County Executive Maggie Brooks announced that Lenel, a UTC Fire & Security Company, has been named Monroe County’s “Business of the Month” for June.

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Brooks Announces Winners of 2007 Stop DWI Poster Contest

Tue, May 29 2007

Monroe County Executive Maggie Brooks today recognized seven area youth as the winners of Monroe County’s 19th Annual STOP DWI Poster Contest.

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Brooks Receives Another Public Works Honor

Fri, May 25 2007

Monroe County Executive Maggie Brooks has been chosen as the recipient of the “New York Chapter Elected Official of the Year Award” from the New York State chapter of the APWA.

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Brooks and Zoo Officials Break Ground for Construction of Baboon Exhibit

Wed, May 23 2007

Monroe County Executive Maggie Brooks joined Seneca Park Zoo officials to break ground for the new Baboon Exhibit.

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Brooks Joins ACM Medical Laboratory to Dedicate Newly Expanded Facility

Wed, May 16 2007

Monroe County Executive Maggie Brooks joined Arthur Glenz, President and CEO of ACM Medical Laboratory, Inc. at a ribbon cutting ceremony for their newly expanded facility.

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Brooks Announces Projects Approved by COMIDA

Wed, May 16 2007

Monroe County Executive Maggie Brooks announced that the County of Monroe Industrial Development Agency (COMIDA) today approved incentives for five local economic development projects.

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Brooks Recognizes Members of The Entrepreneurs Network

Fri, May 11 2007

Joined by B. Thomas Golisano, Monroe County Executive Maggie Brooks recognized the Class II members of The Entrepreneurs Network (TEN) who recently completed the six month program.

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Brooks Announces First “Manufacturing Reward”

Thu, May 10 2007

New County Program Helps Ry-Gan Printing Purchase Equipment.

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Brooks Announces Household Hazardous Waste Collections for Pittsford, Perinton & East Rochester

Wed, May 09 2007

County Executive Brooks announced that the County invites residents to kick-off their spring cleaning by recycling Household Hazardous Waste free of charge.

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Brooks Visits Plumbers & Pipefitters Local 13

Thu, May 03 2007

County Executive Maggie Brooks recently visited Plumbers & Pipefitters Local 13 to tour their new, expanded facility on Mt. Read Boulevard.

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Brooks Leads Groundbreaking for New Elephant Splash Pool

Wed, May 02 2007

Monroe County Executive Maggie Brooks today joined Seneca Park Zoo officials and the Zoo’s SpokesKids for the groundbreaking of the Elephant Splash Pool.

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Brooks Announces Pierce Industries is May Business of the Month

Tue, May 01 2007

County Executive Maggie Brooks announced that Pierce Industries has been named Monroe County’s “Business of the Month” for May.

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Brooks: COMIDA Approves Incentives for Carestream

Wed, Apr 25 2007

Monroe County Executive Maggie Brooks announced that the County of Monroe Industrial Development Agency (COMIDA) approved incentives for Carestream Health.

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Brooks Proclaims May 2007 Buddy Poppy Month

Wed, Apr 25 2007

Citizens urged to pay tribute and honor all veterans by wearing a poppy.

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Brooks Announces Household Hazardous Waste Collections for Webster & Penfield

Tue, Apr 24 2007

Monroe County Executive Maggie Brooks announced that the County and the Towns of Penfield and Webster have joined forces to hold an appointment-only household hazardous waste collection.

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Brooks and AirTran Airways Announce Non-Stop Service to Las Vegas

Wed, Apr 18 2007

County Executive Maggie Brooks and officials from AirTran Airways announced that the airline will be expanding their flight service at the Greater Rochester International Airport.

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Brooks Announces Projects Approved by COMIDA

Wed, Apr 18 2007

Monroe County Executive Maggie Brooks announced that the County of Monroe Industrial Development Agency (COMIDA) today approved incentives for eight local economic development projects.

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Brooks launches the County’s first-ever Prom Safety Campaign

Thu, Apr 12 2007

Monroe County’s first-ever Prom Safety Campaign to help students make the right choices about alcohol and other drugs on prom night.

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Brooks Announces 85% Drop in Childhood Lead Poisoning

Mon, Apr 09 2007

County Executive Maggie Brooks announced that the number of lead poisoned children in Monroe County has been reduced from a high of 3,710 in 1995 to 571 in 2006.

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Brooks Announces County's First-Ever Home Computer Recycling Event

Fri, Apr 06 2007

County Executive Maggie Brooks announced that the County will hold its first-ever home computer recycling event.

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Brooks and Leuze lumiflex Open Research and Development Center

Wed, Apr 04 2007

County Executive Maggie Brooks joined Dr. Harald Gruebel and Joerg Woerner of Leuze lumiflex, Inc. to open the company’s new Research and Development Center in the Town of Perinton.

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Brooks Announces ABVI-Goodwill Industries is April Business of the Month

Mon, Apr 02 2007

County Executive Maggie Brooks today announced that ABVI-Goodwill Industries of Greater Rochester, Inc. has been selected as Monroe County’s “Business of the Month” for April.

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O’Rorke Bridge to be Raised for Training

Fri, Mar 30 2007

The Monroe County Department of Transportation announced today that in addition to normal bridge operations, the O'Rorke Memorial Bridge will be raised and lowered several times a day, for new operato

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Brooks Announces Collaborative Civil Preparedness Initiative

Tue, Mar 27 2007

Joined by local Supervisors and Mayors, Monroe County Executive Maggie Brooks today a new Civil Preparedness Initiative.

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Brooks Welcomes Special Olympics Site Selection Committee to Monroe County

Mon, Mar 26 2007

At a ceremony held at the Greater Rochester International Airport, County Executive Maggie Brooks welcomed the Special Olympics Site Selection Committee to the community.

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Brooks and Yolevich Dedicate Wilder Road in Memory of Fallen Vietnam Vets

Thu, Mar 22 2007

County Executive Maggie Brooks and County Legislator Richard Yolevich dedicated a stretch of Wilder Road in Parma in memory of residents who died while serving in Vietnam.

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Brooks Announces Applications Being Accepted for The Entrepreneurs Network

Wed, Mar 21 2007

Monroe County Executive Maggie Brooks announced that applications are being accepted for the third class of The Entrepreneurs Network (TEN).

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Brooks Announces Projects Approved by COMIDA

Tue, Mar 20 2007

Monroe County Executive Maggie Brooks announced that the County of Monroe Industrial Development Agency (COMIDA) approved incentives for five local economic development projects.

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Brooks, Duffy Partner with ROC City Coalition to Retain More Young Talent

Tue, Mar 20 2007

County Executive Brooks and Rochester Mayor Duffy joined board members of the ROC City Coalition to launch an online survey to gather information from the region’s under 40 population.

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Brooks: Carestream Creating 500 New Jobs in Monroe County

Fri, Mar 16 2007

Will Also Retain 800 Existing Jobs, Bringing Local Employment to 1,300

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Brooks, Flynn and RTMA Join Forces to Promote Job Training and Boost Manufacturing Employment

Fri, Mar 16 2007

Continuing to promote area manufacturers and attract skilled workers to the industry, County Executive Brooks, MCC President Flynn, and Kevin Kelley of RTMA unveiled a 10’ tall 3D-video kiosk.

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Brooks Launches Employee Wellness Initiative

Fri, Mar 09 2007

Monroe County Executive Maggie Brooks kicked off a new wellness program for all County employees that will promote healthier lifestyles.

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Brooks, Smith Continue Push For MCWA Reforms

Fri, Mar 09 2007

County Executive Maggie Brooks and Legislative Majority Leader Bill Smith submitted a joint referral that would change the future structure of benefits provided to the MCWA Board of Directors.

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Brooks Announces St. Patrick's Day Parade

Thu, Mar 08 2007

County Executive Maggie Brooks announced the 2007 St. Patrick's Day Parade will kick off Saturday, March 17 at 12:30PM.

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Brooks Joined GM to Unveil Fuel-Cell Vehicle

Thu, Mar 01 2007

Monroe County Executive Maggie Brooks joined General Motors to unveil the company’s new Chevy Equinox Fuel Cell vehicle.

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Brooks Announces Arnold Magnetic Technologies is March Business of the Month

Thu, Mar 01 2007

Brooks joined Arnold Chairman and CEO Gordon H. McNeil to announce that the company is expanding its headquarters and creating 50 new manufacturing jobs in Monroe County.

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Brooks Reports Year End Economic Development Numbers for 2006

Wed, Feb 28 2007

Monroe County Executive Maggie Brooks reported the 2006 year end numbers for the Monroe County Economic Development Division.

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Brooks Receives Website Award From Rochester Business Journal

Tue, Feb 27 2007

Monroe County Executive Maggie Brooks received the “e-Business Executive of the Year” award from the Rochester Business Journal

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Brooks Delivers State of the County Address

Mon, Feb 26 2007

County Executive Brooks delivered the State of the County address from Paychex's Henrietta Operations Center.

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Brooks Demands Immediate Action To Protect Children At Central Library

Wed, Feb 21 2007

County Executive Maggie Brooks expressed her anger and disgust at the Central Library for permitting library patrons to view pornographic materials in proximity to children.

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Brooks Announces Projects Approved By COMIDA

Tue, Feb 20 2007

Monroe County Executive Maggie Brooks announced that the County of Monroe Industrial Development Agency (COMIDA) approved incentives for seven local economic development projects.

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Brooks: RadNet Expanding Monroe County Operations, Creating 36 New Jobs

Tue, Feb 20 2007

County Executive Maggie Brooks announced that RadNet, Inc., a diagnostic imaging company, has decided to move a portion of its Reimbursement Operations Division to Monroe County.

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Brooks, Gunderson: Arnold Magnetic Technologies Creating 50 New Manufacturing Jobs

Thu, Feb 15 2007

Monroe County Executive Maggie Brooks announced that Arnold Magnetic Technologies Corporation is expanding its headquarters and creating 50 new manufacturing jobs in Monroe County.

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Brooks Urges Residents to Take Precautions for Winter Storm

Tue, Feb 13 2007

With a rapidly-approaching winter storm bearing down on our region, County Executive Maggie Brooks today urged residents to take the proper steps to prepare for a weather-related emergency.

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Golisano Partners With Kearney For Groundbreaking Education Model

Tue, Feb 13 2007

"In today's changing economy, we have to be innovative not only in our approach to governing and economic development, but also in our approach to education,” said County Executive Maggie Brooks.

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Brooks Announces Newest Addition to Monroe County Web Site

Mon, Feb 12 2007

Real Property Tax Portal Allows Monroe County Residents to Pay Taxes Online.

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Brooks: Allworx Opens New Corporate Headquarters in Monroe County

Fri, Feb 09 2007

Allworx Expansion Fueled by Growth in the Telecommunications Industry.

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Brooks Receives Top Environmental Honor

Mon, Feb 05 2007

Recognized once again for her environmental stewardship and commitment to renewable energy resource development, County Executive Brooks was awarded the “Frank E. VanLare Award” from the NYWEA.

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Brooks Announces Home Trends is February Business of the Month

Thu, Feb 01 2007

Monroe County Executive Maggie Brooks announced that Home Trends has been selected as Monroe County’s “Business of the Month” for February.

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Statement from Monroe County Executive Maggie Brooks

Wed, Jan 31 2007

County Executive Maggie Brooks released the following statement regarding Governor Eliot Spitzer's Executive Budget.

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Statement by Monroe County Executive Maggie Brooks

Tue, Jan 30 2007

Re: Governor Spitzer’s “Patients First” Plan

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Paychex to Host County Executive's State of the County Address on February 26

Fri, Jan 26 2007

County Executive Maggie Brooks announced that her 2007 State of the County Address will be delivered at Paychex’s Henrietta operations center.

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Zoo Announces Passing of Satchmo

Thu, Jan 25 2007

Seneca Park Zoo officials regretfully announced the passing of Satchmo, one of the Zoo’s two male White rhinos.

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Brooks Invites Community to Winterfest at Mendon Ponds Park

Fri, Jan 19 2007

Monroe County Executive Maggie Brooks invites residents to attend the 12th annual Winterfest at Mendon Ponds Park on Sunday, January 21, 2007 from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

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Brooks Unveils Pandemic Flu Information Campaign

Fri, Jan 19 2007

Monroe County Executive Maggie Brooks announced the County has launched efforts to educate, inform and prepare the public for a potential outbreak of Pan Flu.

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Brooks Joins NYPA Officials to Announce State Investment in Mill Seat

Thu, Jan 18 2007

County Executive Brooks announced a state grant and low-cost NYPA financing to assist construction of the County’s Landfill Gas to Electricity plant.

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Brooks Challenges COG to Propose New Ideas on Cooperation and Consolidation

Wed, Jan 17 2007

In a presentation to the Monroe County Council of Governments, Monroe County Executive Maggie Brooks challenged the bi-partisan Council to propose ideas for further cooperation and consolidation.

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Brooks: 5LINX Creating 133 New Jobs in Monroe County

Tue, Jan 16 2007

Monroe County Executive Maggie Brooks announced that 5LINX is expanding its operations and creating 133 new jobs in Monroe County.

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2007 St. Patrick's Day Parade Date and Route Announcement

Wed, Jan 10 2007

The St. Patrick's Day Parade of Greater Rochester.

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COMIDA Revokes Incentives for Henrietta Lodging

Mon, Jan 08 2007

Due to inquiries by the Rochester Building Trades, working cooperatively with COMIDA, COMIDA revoked all benefits for Henrietta Lodging, effective immediately.

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Monroe County Executive Maggie Brooks Issues Statement Regarding Governor Spitzer's State of the State Message

Wed, Jan 03 2007

"In the days and weeks ahead, I look forward to working with Governor Spitzer and the Monroe County state legislative delegation to turn this agenda into a reality."

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Brooks Announces Canfield & Tack is January Business of the Month

Tue, Jan 02 2007

Monroe County Executive Maggie Brooks announced that Canfield & Tack Printing has been selected as Monroe County’s “Business of the Month” for January.

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