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Brooks Invites Community to Help Pick-Up-The-Parks

Tue, Apr 22 2014

Monroe County Executive Maggie Brooks announced the 5th annual Pick-Up-The-Parks Project, a green initiative hosted by the Monroe County Parks Department in partnership with Tim Horton’s Café & Bake Shop and Cascades Recovery, will be held this Saturday, April 26th at 9:00 a.m.

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Monroe County, Penfield & Webster To Host Household Hazardous Waste Collection

Fri, Apr 18 2014

Monroe County Executive Maggie Brooks announced that the County’s Department of Environmental Services (DES) and the Towns Penfield and Webster have joined forces to hold an appointment-only one day Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) collection at the Town of Penfield Highway Garage, 1607 Jackson Road, on Saturday, April 26, 2014 from 7:45 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

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11th Annual Taste of Our Community Wine & Food Event

Tue, Apr 15 2014

The 11th Annual Taste of Our Community will be held on May 2 at Monroe Community Hospital. For more information visit MCH-Foundation.org.

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Monroe County Enforces Statewide STOP-DWI St. Patrick's Day Crackdown Effort

Fri, Mar 14 2014

Monroe County Executive Maggie Brooks announced that Monroe County police agencies will participate in a special enforcement effort to crackdown on impaired driving.

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Brooks Issues State Of Emergency

Wed, Mar 12 2014

Monroe County Executive Maggie Brooks has issued a State of Emergency today, Wednesday, March 12th effective at noon. In addition, all County facilities will be closed at 11 a.m., the County’s Emergency Operations Center will be partially activated at noon, and a Travel Restriction will be put in place effective 1 p.m. All residents are advised to take the proper steps needed to prepare for winter weather-related challenges.

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Brooks Issues Travel Advisory And Urges Caution During Winter Storm

Tue, Mar 11 2014

With a major winter storm predicted, Monroe County Executive Maggie Brooks has issued a Travel Advisory for tomorrow, Wednesday, March 12th from 10:00 a.m. through midnight. All residents are advised to take the proper steps needed to prepare for winter weather-related challenges.

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Brooks Kicks-Off Monroe County's 2014 United Way Campaign

Fri, Mar 07 2014

County Executive Maggie Brooks, joined by United Way President and Chief Executive Officer Peter Carpino, kicked-off the 2014 United Way of Greater Rochester Campaign for Monroe County employees. 

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Brooks Announces Record Donations for Tenth Annual “Coats for Seniors” Program

Tue, Jan 28 2014

Monroe County Executive Maggie Brooks thanked the community for offering its generous support to the County’s 2013 “Coats for Seniors” program.   The initiative, which ran from November 18, 2013 to January 2, 2014, collected and distributed more winter coats for local seniors in need than ever before. “Coats for Seniors” was launched in 2004 and is sponsored by Monroe County and Medical Motors.

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Brooks Announces New Program to Better Serve Travelers with Special Needs at Airport

Thu, Jan 23 2014

Monroe County Executive Maggie Brooks was joined by representatives from the Arc of Monroe County and the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) to announce a new community outreach program, available to passengers with special travel needs at the Greater Rochester International Airport (ROC). ROC Your Flight allows participants to experience first-hand the Airport and the passenger security screening processes prior to flying from ROC. 

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Brooks, Warren & Legislative Leaders Announce CityGate to Move Forward

Tue, Jan 14 2014

Monroe County Executive Maggie Brooks and Rochester Mayor Lovely Warren announced a bipartisan effort has ensured that the CityGate project will move forward, including Western New York’s first Costco location in the City of Rochester. Warren played an integral role in securing support for CityGate after Brooks made a personal appeal for her assistance to end a Legislative impasse stalling the project.

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