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EVENTS: JOEL MCHALE, MIND2MOVIE CHALLENGE 19 FILM: “PARKER,” “MOVIE 43” 22 CHOW HOUND: BRICK, BAKE IT OR CLEAVE IT 11 GUEST COMMENTARY: MODEL FOR NEIGHBORHOOD SCHOOLS 3 ROCHESTER THEATER HALL OF FAME: NOMINATE NOW 12 CROSSWORD, NEWS OF THE WEIRD 31 ETHNIC HERITAGE ENSEMBLE • MAX CREEK JANUARY 30 - FEBRUARY 5, 2013 Free • ETERNAL SUMMERS • TEMPERAMENTAL FALCONS Greater Rochester’s Alternative Newsweekly • Vol 42 No 21 • TAMIR HENDELMAN • • • AND MORE MUSIC, PAGE 12 News. Music. Life. Hank Mobley never had to worry about straps falling down.” MUSIC REVIEW, PAGE 13 I-Square in limbo. NEWS, PAGE 5 Sing the vehicle electric. NEWS, PAGE 9 Fringe Fest 2013 details. NEWS, PAGE 5 Geva’s “Steve Jobs” hits Apple core. THEATER REVIEW, PAGE 18 PUBLIC SAFETY | BY CHRISTINE CARRIE FIEN | PAGE 6 | PHOTO BY MIKE HANLON Second chance for controversial fire program The tension, the sense that others saw him as different somehow — less — was a millstone that Lieutenant Lawrence “Shawn” Brumfield says he carried every day for about half of his 15-year career as a Rochester firefighter. Brumfield was part of the second class of students to graduate from a firefighter trainee program formerly at East High School. The purpose of the program was to introduce interested East students to a potential career in the fire service, and to also increase racial and gender diversity in the RFD’s ranks — a longtime goal of city officials. Somewhere along the line, though, the program stumbled. Those directly involved say bumps in the road are to be expected when you’re trying something new and innovative. But others suspect something more underhanded, and systemic.

January 30 - February 5, 2013 - City Newspaper

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