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‘THIS ISN’T WORKING’ Mayor Lovely Warren on the Rochester school district

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Court cases permit changes in police discipline

I wanted to respond to Allen Hopkins’ February 27 Feedback letter, specifically addressing two issues: 1) the Rochester Police Locust Club’s involvement in the development of the Police Accountability Board proposal, and 2) the collective bargaining agreement and the Taylor Law. Mr. Hopkins is incorrect that no effort was made to include the Rochester Police Locust Club in the development of the Police Accountability Board proposal. I cannot speak for City Council, but I can offer my perspective as a member of the PAB Alliance. In the summer of 2017, the PAB Organizing Committee (now the PAB Alliance) met with Locust Club President Mike Mazzeo twice with the explicit intention of determining problems with the proposal from the police union’s perspective and possible changes. At neither meeting did the police union offer any kind of substantive or nuanced response to the PAB proposal. Three areas were generally touched on in our meetings: more transparency from the police department, the chief of police not having the 2 CITY

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final word on discipline, and better training for the Professional Standards Section (internal affairs for the department). City Council’s legislation addresses at least two of those areas. Fast forward to the start of 2019. Two City Councilmembers told me that they had reached out to the Police Locust Club about the PAB over a year ago and received no communication on the issue. There was no discussion or even a document to put up against the PAB proposal. Had the police union done that, the possibility of them being at the table might have increased markedly. The Locust Club cannot simultaneously refuse to participate in the policymaking process and claim a lack of representation at the table. The Alliance’s invitations to collaborate demonstrate that the community did not exclude the police union from the discussion. Rather, the union chose not to comment on the issue, either publicly or privately. It seems that only in the 11th hour does the police union cry foul. The second issue I want to respond to is the collective bargaining agreement and the Taylor Law. Generally, while Civil Service Law and the Taylor Law require that public employers “negotiate collectively with such

employee organizations in the determination of, and administration of grievances arising under, the terms and conditions of employment of the public employees,” there is an exception. As recently confirmed in City of Schenectady v. New York State Public Employment Relations Board, the court held that “the Taylor Law prevails where no legislation specifically commits police discipline to the discretion of local officials. However, where such legislation is in force, the policy favoring control over the police prevails, and collective bargaining over disciplinary matters is prohibited.” In Rochester, the Public Safety Commissioner was legislated the power to discipline police in the 1930 City Charter. In support of its decision in Schenectady, the Court cited Patrolmen’s Benevolent Ass’n of City of New York v. New York State Public Employment Relations Board, which held: “The New York City Charter and Administrative Code... state the policy favoring management authority over police disciplinary matters in clear terms.” The court held that the police commissioner was put in charge of disciplinary matters as a point of public policy, well before the Taylor Law was

enacted and because of this, matters of discipline were prohibited from collective bargaining. In Schenectady and in Patrolmen’s Benevolent Ass’n of City of New York, the New York State Court of Appeals allowed cities to change their disciplinary processes, and in Schenectady to transfer power from the police commissioner to others, despite the Taylor Law and despite conflicting collective bargaining agreements. If Schenectady and New York City can do it, so can Rochester. TED FORSYTH

New threats from nuclear arms

On July 7, 2017, nuclearweapons states and their allies, led by the United States, boycotted negotiations at the United Nations where 120 other nations adopted a treaty banning nuclear weapons. This disinterest in nuclear disarming does not bode well for our future. Even after the end of the Cold War, our nuclear weapons remain on trigger alert. Daniel Ellsberg, before his expose of the Pentagon Papers, had been a nuclear weapons planner for the Air Force, with the highest security clearance. His recent book, “The Doomsday Machine,” based on vast experience and expertise, reveals secrets that neither the public, members of Congress, or high-level government officials know or even suspect. For one, our nuclear arsenal has never been meant as a deterrent. Our strategic contingency plans, constant from the days of President Eisenhower, have been to decapitate Russia’s central command and destroy most

of its nuclear weapons before it could damage the US. Even now, the US refuses to pledge to a no-first-use agreement signed by almost all other nations. Such a US first strike would not only kill an estimated 500 million people but would result in a global nuclear winter, leading to omnicide. This shows how delusional, illogical, immoral, deranged, and criminal such planning is. Another frightening revelation is that in order to retaliate from a nuclear attack that destroys our central command centers, the decision to launch nuclear weapons has been delegated to many subordinate commanders. The president’s “football” with the nuclear codes is a myth designed for public consumption; there is no single finger on the nuclear button. Ellsberg concludes that both political parties and the major institutions that support militarism, American hegemony, and arms production and sales benefit from the status quo and are inordinately powerful. Only informed, dedicated, and resolute citizens can eventually prevail. I highly recommend starting by reading Ellsberg’s book, “The Doomsday Machine, Confessions of a Nuclear War Planner.” The possibility of ending life on earth due to man’s folly is strong. Sorry for the unpleasant news, but please become informed. As Martin Luther King Jr. noted, “we have a choice today of nonviolent coexistence or violent coannihilation.” King’s “fierce urgency of now” calls for strong voices, strong hearts, and a commitment to end this nuclear madness. Please be a force for peace and speak out. PETER R. MITCHELL

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URBAN JOURNAL | BY MARY ANNA TOWLER

Rochester’s school district and the push for change Is it time to change the way the Rochester school district is governed? Is it time to have it run by something other than an elected school board that hires and supervises a superintendent? A fairly formidable group of people and organizations – including Rochester Mayor Lovely Warren – says it is. Roc the Future, whose members include groups like the Children’s Agenda as well as broader organizations like Action for a Better Community and the United Way, is pushing for “systematic and transformational change” – including change in the governance of the district. “The system is broken,” Roc the Future said in a letter to state education Commissioner MaryEllen Elia, “and must be replaced.” “Historically,” the letter says, “there is no evidence that RCSD’s governance has enabled – or can enable – the development and implementation of meaningful change strategies.” And in a lengthy interview with CITY last week, Mayor Warren made it clear that she agrees. Adding strength to their argument: Late last week, Elia told the RCSD that its improvement plan, which she had ordered, isn’t good enough. The district had developed the plan in response to the scathing report issued by state-appointed Distinguished Educator Jaime Aquino. Among other problems, Elia said, the plan doesn’t include a coherent vision, contains timelines that are either unrealistic or “appear aspirational,” and lacks accountability measures. Elia told the district to revise its plan and resubmit it. The current board has been the object of intense criticism lately, but Roc the Future and the mayor say the problem isn’t a particular board. It’s the system of governance itself. We’ve been through the discussion of “governance” before, of course. Mayor Bob Duffy pushed for mayoral control of the district in 2010, which led to months of community division. The school board, the teachers union, and many activists opposed the change, and it went nowhere in the state legislature. Although the mayor and Roc the Future leaders say they have no concrete new structure in mind, I’m not aware of many options besides some form of mayoral control. The state could put a special monitor in charge of the district, but that would be temporary. Control would revert back to the school board. And ROC the

It’s good that so many groups want to help improve the district. But changing the ‘governance’ would be just a small step.” Future and the mayor seem convinced that governance by a school board can’t bring about the change we need. The state could put a control board in charge of the district, but that, too, would be temporary. We could have some form of “partnership” between the district and city government, but somebody has to be in charge. So this community has a big decision ahead of it: Do we believe that a school board is the best way to run Rochester’s school district? If the board receives training in governing – governing despite important differences of opinion – if it hires the right superintendent, and if the superintendent and other key administrators do a good job managing the district, can it do the job? That’s not the only decision the

community faces, though. Perhaps more important is whether all of the larger community – city and suburbs, government, business, non-profits, and private citizens – is willing to accept responsibility for its role in this. The school district did not cause many of the problems that stand in the way of children getting a good education. It will take the entire community to address those problems. continues on page 10 rochestercitynewspaper.com

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DEVELOPMENT | BY TIM LOUIS MACALUSO

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Highland’s growth worries neighbors If City Council approves a rezoning request next week, Highland Hospital will be able to move forward with its estimated $70 million plan to add four stories to the existing three-story building. The City Planning Commission approved Highland’s application last month to rezone the hospital’s 9.27-acre site from an Institutional Planned Development District to a Planned Development District. The rezoning is on the agenda for City Council’s Tuesday, March 19, meeting. Highland officials want to begin construction in 2020, completing the seven-story building in 2022. The rezoning, which was necessary for any further expansion, concerns Highland’s residential neighbors almost as much as the new development itself. They say it opens the door for the hospital’s continued growth in a residential neighborhood. Hospital officials say that the expansion is necessary to stay competitive in a rapidly changing field. An analysis done in 2009 indicated that the hospital needed as much as 130,000 square feet of additional space, says hospital spokeswoman Maureen Malone. The new structure would add 68,000 square feet and allow Highland to convert its 60 semi-private rooms into private rooms. The addition would not increase the number of beds at Highland, which stands at 261, Malone says. Patients want private rooms, Malone says, and private rooms tend to reduce infections during hospital stays. Some of Highland’s neighbors are concerned about the hospital’s future plans. And their immediate concern is the height of the proposed seven-story building. “The height is inconsistent with the character of the neighborhood,” Michael Thompson, a resident on Rockingham Street, told planning commissioners at last month’s hearing. But hospital officials say that they have few options when it comes to expansion. Residents strongly opposed plans several years earlier that would have allowed for new development off its 9.27 acre site into the surrounding area. “If we can’t go out, we have to go up,” Malone says.     

PUBLIC SAFETY | BY JEREMY MOULE

UR weighs proposal to arm more officers

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By March 27, an ad hoc University of Rochester committee is expected to make its recommendations on the UR Department of Public Safety’s proposal to arm more of its campus peace officers. The committee includes student, staff, and faculty representatives. The department first submitted the proposal to UR’s Public Safety Review Board last May, but the ad hoc committee was formed after vocal opposition from campus groups, particularly the Minority Students’ Association Board. The university’s public safety department already has 49 armed peace officers who are assigned to the University of Rochester Medical Center campus, including Strong Memorial Hospital, according to UR spokesperson Sara Miller. But no armed peace officers are assigned to any other university properties. The campus public safety department wants to arm additional peace officers, who would be assigned to patrol the River Campus, the Brooks Crossing and Riverview student apartments west of the Genesee River, and the Eastman

School of Music campus, according to the publicly available proposal. Under the department’s proposal, each site would have one armed officer per shift. Campus peace officers can perform many of the same duties as a police officer, including arresting people for alleged criminal offenses on UR property. Most, though not all, of the campus safety officers have been peace officers since 2013. The proposal also recommends giving armed public safety department supervisors “unrestricted access to all campuses.” In the proposal, which was updated in December, campus public safety officials say it’s necessary to have armed officers instead of relying on armed Rochester Police Department officers or armed medical center peace officers to respond to campus incidents involving weapons. Currently, armed supervisors and officers from the medical center can respond to the adjacent campuses during incidents in which people’s health or lives are at risk, the proposal says. But in active-shooter drills, it takes those officers continues on page 10

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New York lawmakers are considering two competing marijuana legalization proposals. A March 15 town hall event hosted by several pro-legalization groups will include discussion of how the differ and why the groups prefer a plan drafted by legislators over the governor’s.

CANNABIS | BY JEREMY MOULE

Marijuana legalization supporters to hold town hall New York lawmakers are the closest they’ve ever been to legalizing recreational cannabis. Right now they’re considering two different proposals that would allow adults to possess and use cannabis in various forms. One comes from Governor Andrew Cuomo, who included it in his executive budget proposal for the first time ever this year. The other, the Marijuana Regulation and Taxation Act, was introduced by Assembly Majority Leader Crystal PeoplesStokes and Senator Liz Krueger for the fourth consecutive session. Metro Justice is holding a town hall on marijuana legalization from 6 to 8 p.m. March 15 at Visual Studies Workshop, 31 Prince Street, where a three-person panel will discuss the differences between the two bills, as well as the overall importance of ending cannabis prohibition in New York. The event is also sponsored by Rochester Democratic Socialists of America, 1199SEIU, Rochester VOCAL-NY, ROCitzen, Citizen Action of New York, and Roc NORML. The town hall is meant to serve two purposes, says Mohini Sharma, leader organizer for Metro Justice and one of the panel speakers. It’s meant to give the people most impacted by marijuana criminalization – particularly people of

color and low-income communities – a chance to learn about the legalization proposals and to ask questions about them, she says. The other two panelists are Natalie Sheppard, a Rochester school board member, and Melissa Moore, deputy state director of the Drug Policy Alliance of New York. The group will discuss, among other topics, the difference between legalization and decriminalization; why marijuana legalization is a racial, worker, and gender justice issue; the public health benefits and drawbacks of legalization; the economic impacts of ending cannabis prohibition; and what it would take to build an equitable and diverse cannabis industry in New York. A question and answer session will follow. But the town hall is also meant to encourage people from communities most impacted by cannabis criminalization to join the push for legalization, Sharma says. Metro Justice is looking for people to work with its Criminal Justice Committee and it’s also looking for people to attend a cannabis legalization lobbying day in Albany on March 27, she says. “We’re hoping that this is the beginning of building a grassroots movement of

impacted people to have drug policies that actually lift up their communities rather than incarcerate them,” Sharma says. Most of the organizations sponsoring the town hall are part of the Start SMART NY campaign. (SMART stands for Sensible Marijuana Access through Regulated Trade.) The campaign supports the Legislature’s Marijuana Regulation and Taxation Act (MRTA) over Cuomo’s proposal, FILE PHOTO and they have several reasons for doing it. revenue generated from cannabis sales back That proposal has been around longer into community-based programs, such as than the governor’s, and it’s been vetted adult education, job training, after-school and tweaked; social justice activists and programs, and re-entry services. Cuomo’s legalization advocates prefer it. They believe plan contains no such provision, Sharma the MRTA emphasizes small business and says. It also sets aside funding for drug that it does a better job of addressing the treatment programs and campaigns aimed damage that cannabis prohibition inflicted at preventing opioid abuse and overdoses. on communities of color. And it designates a quarter of the tax Both the MRTA and the governor’s revenue for school funding. proposal layout ways that people convicted In recent weeks, Cuomo aides have of marijuana-related offenses can revisit talked publicly about using cannabis tax their sentences. But the MRTA provides revenue to help fund the New York City a way to expunge people’s records, which subway system. Cuomo’s plan doesn’t, Sharma says. The MRTA would direct half of the tax

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‘THIS ISN’T WORKING’ Mayor Lovely Warren on the Rochester school district

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EDUCATION | BY TIM LOUIS MACALUSO

Education was an important issue for Lovely Warren when she first ran for mayor in 2013. But when she was asked whether she would pursue mayoral control of city schools, something that had been hotly contested several years earlier, her answer was no. A lot has changed since then. Now Warren is pushing state officials to make a “complete, structural, systematic change” in the district – one that might include involving her, in some way, in the district’s operations. It’s clear that Warren has been studying the issue of school district governance. In a lengthy interview last week, she cited reports on school district operations and talked about successful school district and community efforts in other parts of the country. Warren still says she isn’t seeking mayoral control. Instead, she talks about the possibility of a “mayoral partnership” with the district, which she says could take many different forms. And in the interview, she referred several times to the need to figure out first what Rochester’s children need. She’s obviously unhappy with the current school board and its inability to work together. In the interview, Warren noted that the both the district’s budget and its response to the scathing report by Distinguished Educator Jaime Aquino failed to receive the support of all board members. The revolving door of superintendents has also frustrated Warren. It’s hard to partner with the district when the leadership keeps changing, she said. And she’s facing the prospect of another new superintendent and more new board members just months from now. Asked if she thought the school board could bring about the changes she envisions, or implement the recommendations called for in Aquino’s report, she said, “No, they can’t.” But her principal concern is not this particular school board, she said. It’s the system itself, in which an elected school board hires a superintendent, who runs the district. That system is broken, she said. “I’m not saying that an elected school board doesn’t work on some levels,” Warren said. “I’m saying that structurally,

this design as is currently being implemented is not something that works for Rochester’s children.” “A complete, structural, systematic change in my mind is what is needed here,” she said. “So many children are falling victim to a system. In business, we wouldn’t allow it to happen. In suburban neighborhoods, we wouldn’t allow it to happen.” Warren agrees that some Rochester schools are doing well. Those schools have strong principals, she said, and they have teachers in leadership positions who are “working with parents as partners.” But she also cited schools that went “from having a very strong principal to having an interim person to having really no direction.” That opens the door to chaos, she said, and “when we’re talking about children’s lives, you can’t allow chaos to ensue. We can’t.” City government has already been partnering with the school district in some areas, providing after-school programs at some recreation centers, for instance. “However,” Warren said, “those are not transformative things. Those are one-offs.” And she talked about her own frustrations dealing with the district. She has had what she called “decent relationships” with previous superintendents, but, she said, “As mayor, I’ve had in six years six different superintendents.” Warren wants State Education

Commissioner MaryEllen Elia and the Board of Regents to think seriously about some type of structural change. And in her call for structural change, she has the support of Roc the Future, a coalition of about 60 area individuals, business and community leaders, and nonprofits. In a letter Roc the Future sent to Elia on March 1, Warren and other RTF participants said they have no confidence in the district’s leadership. The current school system, they said, “is broken and must be replaced.” In addition to signing the letter, Warren has talked to Elia directly. “I’ve expressed this to her,” Warren said. “She has to do something. Doing nothing is not an option.”

Elia can’t change the structure of the Rochester school district on her own. That would require action by the state legislature. Elia could add her weight to Warren’s call, though. But Elia could prefer to appoint a monitor, someone who would have temporary oversight of the district and who might help stabilize it. There could be some advantages to that approach, because it wouldn’t mean a complete disruption of the system, even though Warren and many people seem convinced that’s exactly what’s needed. Some scholars of urban school districts also believe that structural change is key. “If you’re dealing with a district that isn’t doing well,” Hunter College Professor Joe Viteritti said in a phone interview last week, “the first thing you need is change. You can’t do anything without change.” Viteritti has been special assistant to New York City’s schools chancellor and has served as advisor to Chicago and Boston superintendents. His book “When Mayors Take Charge” looks at the experience of mayoral control in several large cities. There’s no guarantee that student achievement will improve under mayoral control, Viteritti said, but it shifts the accountability for the city’s education system to one person: the mayor. Perhaps more important, school systems like Rochester’s, which can’t raise its own taxes, are always in a battle with their city over money. “The real problem with that is that they have less of a stake in investing in the school system because they don’t have a stake in it,” Viteritti said. “That’s a disconnect.” Under some forms of mayoral control, city governments tend to increase their spending on schools rather than try to cut it, he said. Though Warren is not easily intimidated, a major change in the leadership structure, regardless of what it’s called, will be met with fierce resistance. Already there is a petition circulating against more state intervention in the Rochester school system. In the interview last week, Warren talked about her concerns about the district and the reasons she’s pushing for structural change. Portions of that interview follow, edited here for space and clarity.

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CITY: What, in your view, is the best way to improve the Rochester City School District?

WARREN: The best way to improve the district is literally through a redesign, a design that focuses more on children and their needs than on adults. When I say “redesign,” it’s really taking a step back as a community and figuring out what our children are facing on a daily basis, and how we best help them succeed. We’ve done that on a micro level when it comes to certain schools like East, School 17, School 9, and with Pre-K-3 and Pre-K-4. I’m not saying that an elected school board doesn’t work on some levels. I’m saying that structurally, this design is not something that works for Rochester’s children. To have different superintendents that have different visions and different paths forward is a problem not only for the people who work there, it’s a problem for children and parents to know what direction the district is going in. At one point in time, people believed that K-12 schools were a great thing. Then somebody else came in and believed that K-8 schools were great. And so when you have that sort of confusion that happens every two years, there really is no direction that people envision, that people can rally around. It’s not fair to parents, it’s not fair to students, it’s not fair to administrators, and it’s not fair to the board, really. Overall, that structure is what we’re talking about.

What do you think is at the root of the problem?

I can’t pinpoint it and say that it’s one thing that’s the problem, except for “the entire system.” Consistency, direction, leadership, a vision, and the micromanaging of the district are challenges. Do I listen to seven board members because they’re there or do I listen to the superintendent, who is in charge of the day-to-day operations? You have a situation where no corporation could function like that, with a board that constantly guides the day-to-day decision making and leaves the CEO basically just a figurehead. It’s complete dysfunction.

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You have to look at the district as a whole and not in pieces. Pieces won’t work.” You’ve cited East and School 17 as community schools embracing a wraparound approach to learning. Is that the direction the district should take?

Some people believe that we shouldn’t be everything to everybody. Unfortunately things change, and that’s one of the things that changed. At one point in time, city government was only expected to collect taxes and make sure that the trash was picked up, and when someone called the police officer or firefighter, that they were there, and that those basic, essential services were consistent across the board. But over time, government has been held to a standard where we are providing social supports, social services, after-school programming, recreation services, and housing options. Things have changed. We have to be willing to change with it.

As you’ve said, we all recognize there’s a problem. How do we solve it? Or is it premature to ask that?

I think that what Roc the Future was looking at was that the commissioner has all the information, right? She’s best equipped with, as the commissioner of education, to say: This is what I need the community to help me implement and be a partner with. But there have to be some changes here. I don’t think that anyone wants to lay out a specific vision and plan without having the authority do so, and the authority to implement it. The only body that has that power is the state legislature and the commissioner. The commissioner can’t do this by herself, but she can set out a vision of what she believes can happen and go to the state legislature, and ask the community to support her in that.


After Distinguished Educator Jaime Aquino released his report, people kept saying, ‘We’ve spent years nibbling around the edges of the district’s problems and we need to do something radically different.’ They said we need big ideas. What are the big ideas?

A single option is not the answer to the problem, right? So you go to community schools as a base: That can be utilized in some fashion with schools that are in trouble and need wrap-around services. That’s an option. Going to a magnet school, where you have some regional draw for science and technology, for arts, or for different technology programs; partnering with EPO’s like the universities and all that: Those are all just nibbling around the edges. Some of it will work; some of it may not work. And at this point in time, I think we all have to recognize that our children are not experiments, and we’ve been experimenting with them. There has to be a structural change here that creates an environment for learning and a path everyone can support, everyone can follow. You have to look at the district as a whole and not in pieces. Pieces won’t work.

The research shows that we’re the most segregated city in the northeast, and one of the most segregated in the country. When I think of big ideas, I think of desegregation. Where do you stand on that?

The premise I struggle with as an AfricanAmerican woman is the philosophy that people of color can’t succeed without help from other people. And that’s not true. Before we talked about the desegregation of schools, we had many graduates of schools that just had children of color that were in poverty. The whole premise was that no one rises to low expectations. Even before desegregation of schools, kids went to schools that were all students of color. They were expected to succeed. The whole point about segregation and desegregating schools was really about finances, it was really about having access to the same resources and the same

opportunities as their white counterparts. That’s what gets lost in the whole thing.

When we talk about fairness and equity, why are we asking a community of people to do it the hard way, without enough resources?

It’s not a matter of resources. There’s almost a billion dollars that’s poured into this school district. The question needs to be: What are you putting your resources towards? The resources that you have. And are you utilizing those resources in the right way?

In the 15 years I’ve been covering the district, there’ve been probably a dozen different kinds of summits and reports and conferences, and everybody says, “We’re gonna do this,” “We’re gonna get behind this,” and “The time is now; this is the opportunity.” And then a year later, it’s not really working. How are you going to keep this going? How do you prevent that from happening, when at the end of the day, a lot of these forces that you talk about hang on to their own pots?

Over the years, there’s been criticism directed at the board, directed at the district, a lot of it coming from City Hall – some of it clearly deserved, some of it not. But under a school district-mayoral partnership or mayoral control, all of that is gonna go in your direction.

It’s a community problem. As I said the other day, the community is to blame, because nobody wants to take the weight of the failure. And so it’s easy to point fingers. It is easier to keep pointing fingers and say: Oh, well, it’s your problem, it’s your fault, it’s this person’s fault. And then, while we’re pointing fingers at each other, nothing gets done. It’s all of our problem. It’s all of our fault. And we can acknowledge that we all have a role to play in it. People will say, Okay, city, the neighborhoods aren’t good enough; there’s drugs and activity and there are buildings that need to be torn down and there’s lead and other things. So you know what? The city has to own that. Our responsibility has to be the neighborhood. School district: the failure is on you, because the kids aren’t coming to school. They’re not learning. So you own that. Parents: you own the fact that if a child isn’t in the classroom, they can’t learn. You own the fact that there’s trauma and other things happening in the home. Community: you look at not-forprofit organizations that have gone from a $100,000 budget to a two million- and three million-dollar budget; are you trying to really solve poverty or solve the challenges, or are you trying to build your organization? And there’s big money in poverty. When you look at the number of not-for-profit organizations and systems and social supports and all of this billions of dollars in this community that goes towards fixing a fixed population – so you own that.

We continue to do the same thing over and over again. We continue to introduce program after program after program into a system that’s broken.”

In all of those scenarios, what’s the one thing that’s constant? The system. The system never changed. The one thing that stayed constant was the system. And if the system refuses to change, then I don’t care what you do, nothing will ever work. And that’s the definition of insanity: We continue to do the same thing over and over again. We continue to introduce program after program after program into a system that’s broken.

There is enough blame to go around, but as long as we’re pointing fingers at each other it never gets solved. And there’s power in that, ‘cause nobody takes the blame. That’s the challenge here. Nobody wants to be the person or the entity blamed, because they can always point to someone else whose problem it is. But in the end, it is all of our problem.

And if the state Education Commissioner agrees that structural change is necessary and that Rochester’s mayor should be a big player in the new system?

If the commissioner came back and said, “Mayor, we want you to be more involved,” we need to know what that looks like, because for me: I’m not going – and I don’t think that it’s fair to anyone – to take on a system that essentially you’re set up to fail in. In order to effectuate change, no one person can do it by themselves. Will there be an elected board? Are some members appointed by the mayor? Are some members appointed by the mayor, some of them elected? Who gets to appoint the superintendent? How do parents and the community play into that? I would want to do it with a clear plan as to how the commissioner believes that we can be most effective on behalf of children. I don’t want to just do something to do it. I want to do something to change the trajectory for our children. And if I don’t see mayoral control as changing that trajectory, then I’m not willing to go there. If there is a way that we can partner to change that trajectory, then I’m all in. Show me the road map to how you believe this can work. We’ll figure out a way to do it that makes sense for the children and the parents of the city.

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an average of 6 minutes to respond. The response time is unacceptable, officials say in the proposal. The Eastman School campus relies entirely on Rochester Police Department officers for incidents involving weapons, the proposal says. “We believe the University has a responsibility to provide the same level of protection to all of the areas patrolled by DPS,” says the proposal. “Failing to provide armed officer coverage on the River Campus and at the Eastman School of Music at best delays and worst leaves unprotected large segments of our community.” But the proposal still faces opposition from students and faculty. The Minority Students’ Association Board sent an e-mail to members in November saying the proposal “does not reflect the direct needs of this campus and surrounding community and in fact, endangers many,” according to a UR Campus Times article published at the time. Student and faculty opponents have expressed fears that the proposal is another step toward a fully armed campus police force, which many in the UR community have resisted for years. During a November forum on the proposal, some students asked why the university’s approach to a potential active-shooter situation centers on arming campus officers, and doesn’t include drills so students know how to respond, the Campus Times article reports. The students and faculty opposed to the proposal also note that the public safety officers who would be armed would be permitted to patrol sections of public streets and sidewalks, which they say would affect people in nearby neighborhoods. A 2017 change in state law gave campus peace officers jurisdiction over the sidewalks and streets immediately adjacent to UR grounds, buildings, or property. The law “allows DPS officers to make arrests on sidewalks adjoining University properties, as well as investigate motor vehicle accidents on city streets running through and adjacent to University properties,” Miller says. The opponents largely want the proposal to be withdrawn or rejected.

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The concentration of poverty in several Rochester neighborhoods is one of those problems. That is not opinion; that is fact. And if the community doesn’t have the will to address the concentrated poverty in a meaningful way, it will have a choice: continue to see generations of children leave school with little hope of a decent future or pay for the education and support the children need. One way to reduce the concentration of poverty in public schools is desegregation, of course: metro schools or some other way to stop forcing poor children to go to majority-poor schools. But that’s not going to happen. Not in the lifetime of anybody living in this community right now. It is possible to create a district that provides an excellent education for a high-poverty population. Changes in curriculum, better training for teachers and administrators... all of that would be essential. But so would strong support services for the children and their families, to counteract the damage of concentrated poverty. That is not the school district’s job. It is the community’s job – and it won’t be cheap. City government can’t afford to pay the cost. And the governor of the State of New York has already said that the state won’t pay. So what’s our plan? It’s good that so many organizations have said they want to be involved in providing, in their words, “a world class education” for Rochester’s children. But changing the way the school district is governed – changing the title of the person or persons in charge – would be just one step. If the community isn’t ready to share the burden and the responsibility for the non-education challenges, nothing will change. Whether the school board stays in charge, or we have some form of mayoral control, or we create some form of cityschool board partnership, nothing at all will change.

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URBAN ACTION This week’s calls to action include the following events and activities. (All are free and open to the public, unless otherwise noted.)

A focus on suffrage leaders

In recognition of Women’s History Month, Rochester NOW will present “Frenemies for Suffrage: Stanton, Gage, Anthony” on Friday, March 18. Mary Corey, SUNY emeritus professor of history, will explore the 40-year working relationship between Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Matilda Joslyn Gage, and Susan B. Anthony. The event will be held at Five Star Bank’s Flower City Community Room, 385 Westfall Road, at 7 p.m.

Warren plans budget talk

Mayor Lovely Warren will hold a community input session at City Hall on Wednesday, March 13, concerning the city’s 2019-2020 budget. Warren is seeking the community’s feedback on the city’s programs and services as she prepares to close a $38 million gap. The event will be held in the City Hall atrium, 30 Church Street, from 6 to 8 p.m. People who can’t attend can still provide comments online at www. cityofrochester.gov/budget, until Sunday, March 31.

Creating affordable housing

The Community Design Center of Rochester will host a panel discussion on the topic “How Do We House Our Most Vulnerable Populations?” on Wednesday, March 13. The panelists: City Council candidate Mary Lupien; Nicholas Coulter, co-founder of Person Centered Housing Options, and Joe DiFiore, youth and family engagement specialist at Common Ground Health. DiFiore and Lupien are also members of Little Flower Community, an affordable-housing group. The event will be held at CDCR, 1115 East Main Street, from 5:30 to 7 p.m.


Dining & Nightlife

In addition to the paella de marisco (front), The Cub Room offers small plate options such as the Devils on Horseback (top left), boquerones (top right), and Serrano ham croquettes (right) during its Paella Thursdays. PHOTO BY RENÉE HEININGER

Thursday night out Paella Thursdays at The Cub Room 739 SOUTH CLINTON AVENUE THURSDAYS, 5 TO 10 P.M. 363-5694, THECUBROOMROC.COM [ REVIEW ] BY CHRIS THOMPSON

I have not visited the Cub Room since the second Rochester Cocktail Revival, and I have no excuse for such a long absence. It’s a great spot for such an event: the space looks like a speakeasy with windows. Which makes sense, as it got its name from the VIP room of Manhattan’s Prohibition-era speakeasy The Stork Club. Though decadent in décor, The Cub Room is subtle in design. That is

a difficult task to accomplish. Or perhaps it isn’t. I never went to design school. During special events, it feels like a version of a Gatsby party, but with more demographic diversity and fewer lies and murder. I felt underdressed in a two-piece suit. This is a long way to say that I’m in my natural habitat when I’m there. Co-owner Jodi Johnson did a brilliant job in her design. And worry not; two- and three-piece suits are not required. What should be required, though, is a Thursday evening visit. Since July, The Cub Room has been presenting Paella Thursdays. They rotate in a special menu of meals and small plates that have old world character, with Paella as the centerpiece. Paella is a Valencian signature dish that includes rice cooked in a bone stock with

olive oil, meat, and a medley of vegetables, and it is usually seasoned with saffron and rosemary. Head chef and co-owner Greg Johnson includes sofrito: a mix of tomato, garlic, oil, onion, and peppers stewed to a base. All of this is cooked and served in a paella pan, and the result is fantastic. This isn’t just meat and rice. This is a trip to the Iberian Peninsula in flavor. Paella is an old school comfort food that Chef Greg has made into a meal to die for. He cooks the stock for days before to ensure its richness. You can tell that it is not just some salty, store-bought stock from a can. He tops the paella with a fresh sprig of rosemary right before he puts it in the oven. The paella de pollo (chicken) has huge chunks of tomato-tinted chicken breast and

chopped spears of asparagus. Paella de marisco (seafood) is speckled with baby octopus, mussels, calamari rings, and clams. You cannot go wrong with any of these choices. But my favorite part of the paella is the socarrat: the crispy, extra-browned rice at the bottom of the pan. Many people enjoy it like a savory prize buried in the bottom, but my method is to scrape up and mix it with the rest of the rice. It soaks up all the oil and flavors that have seeped down from the top, including the rosemary. There’s a certain skill to cooking it just right, so that you get socarrat and not just burned rice, and Chef Greg has mastered that. The paella is a sharing plate. Even the smallest order is made for two people, and all choices come in three sizes. Whether you get the paella de marisco ($36, $54, $72) or the paella de pollo ($30, $48, $60), you are in for a fulfilling meal. If you are not in the mood for such a large dish, there are plenty of other small plate options on the menu during Paella Thursday. Devils on Horseback ($9) are dates stuffed with bleu cheese and wrapped in bacon. The Serrano ham croquettes ($9) are served on a nutmeg-infused béchamel, and they are surprisingly light in texture and taste for a croquette. If you are not into ham or bacon, you can get boquerones ($10), a dish of lightly vinegar-soaked anchovies and tangy guindilla peppers sitting in olive oil and peppers with a side of potato chips, made to order and topped with crispy parsley. My favorite small plate dish, however, is the gambas al ajillo ($14), fresh-cooked shrimp in olive oil, garlic, and pepper, topped with a dried chili pepper that, when spread across the shrimp, gives it a nice bite and aftertaste. This dish is served with house-made baguette, perfect for dipping in the olive oil. All dishes are well-accented with one of The Cub Room’s signature cocktails. The menu for drinks is as diverse as the food menu, and they have partnered with New York Distilling Co. to provide their own branded gin and rye whiskey. Every day that they’re open is a good day to visit The Cub Room. I feel slight guilt for waiting so long to visit and enjoy it, but I am glad I chose Paella Thursday to break my absence streak. rochestercitynewspaper.com CITY 11


Upcoming

Music

[ COUNTRY ] Luke Bryan with Cole Swindell, Jon Langston. Friday, July 12. CMAC. 3355 Marvin Sands Dr., Canandaigua. $41-$302. 7 p.m. 394-4400. cmacevents.com; lukebryan.com. [ SINGER-SONGWRITER ]

Sarah McLachlan and the RPO Tuesday, August 6. CMAC. 3355 Marvin Sands Dr., Canandaigua. $40.50-$100.50. 8 p.m. 394-4400. cmacevents.com; sarahmclachlan.com.

Ryan Flynn

THURSDAY, MARCH 14 BUG JAR, 219 MONROE AVENUE 9 P.M. | $7-$9 | AGES 18 AND OVER | BUGJAR.COM; RYANFLYNNMUSIC.BANDCAMP.COM [ SPACE POP ] A synthetic dark horse roams the shadows of Rochester’s grey skies, and its name is Ryan Flynn. The brainchild of Ryan Cullinane, Ryan Flynn delivers ambient, electronic soundscapes influenced by funk, pop, and dark wave. The mostly instrumental dance pop is concocted with ethereal whirlpools of arpeggiated synth textures and ghostly echoes. Candy Isle, Free Casino, and Pinky Jam will also perform. Local artists Tabitha Coiro, Stefan Fella, Allison Froio, Alyssa Jones, and Ray Ray Mitrano will be selling their work.

— BY KATIE HALLIGAN

Amy LaVere with Will Sexton TUESDAY, MARCH 19 ABILENE BAR AND LOUNGE, 153 LIBERTY POLE WAY 8 P.M. | $12-$15 | ABILENEBARANDLOUNGE.COM; AMYLAVERE.COM [ FOLK ] Singer-songwriter and bassist Amy LaVere has

been produced by The Replacements’ producer Jim Dickinson, has worked at Sun Studios in Memphis, and has broken my heart at least three times. Though at home rockin’ little sawdust-floor, beer-and-a-shot joints, LaVere’s talent has catapulted her into bigger venues like the Bonnaroo and Austin City Limits festivals. You’ve seen her on the big screen, too, in “Walk the Line” and “Black Snake Moan.” She is enchanting and commanding, like a slightly less noir Neko Case; LaVere coos cool in a keen contralto full of sugar and spice. She’ll perform with Will Sexton.

— BY FRANK DE BLASE

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[ WED., MARCH 13 ]

Brindamor

ACOUSTIC/FOLK

‘Brindamor’ Self-released brindamor.bandcamp.com

Philippe Lemm Trio THURSDAY, MARCH 14 BOP SHOP RECORDS, 1460 MONROE AVENUE 8 P.M. | $10-$15 | BOPSHOP.COM; PHILIPPELEMM.COM [ JAZZ ] One moment pianist Angelo Di Loreto is playing

dazzling classical runs, the next Jeff Koch is funking out with his slap-bass riffs. It’s all anchored by Dutch drummer Philippe Lemm, the leader of this virtuosic trio. With its eclectic repertoire and unpredictable turns, if I had to compare the band to a better-known group, it would be The Bad Plus. But Philippe Lemm Trio is carving out its own territory, making more glorious noise than seems possible from only three musicians. — BY RON NETSKY

In the age of the EP and the MP3, it’s nice to hear a band offer a heaping helping of tracks like the Rochester neo-traditionalist group Brindamor does on its eponymous,10-track album. The first thing you stumble upon, amid the string-band strain, is that this ain’t a stringband record. But I can see folks digging this record and consequently falling for the style the band emulates ever so gently. The drums give it a nudge in that direction of what I guess could be called indie-string-band music. And “Brindamor” may serve, in some, cases as the gateway drug to the beautiful traditions of that genre. The band plays relaxed and melancholic, and conjuring ghosts within the sung stories. — BY FRANK DE BLASE

Absense ‘Absense’ Self-released absenserock.bandcamp.com

Skribe Da God THURSDAY, MARCH 14 FLOUR CITY STATION, 170 EAST AVENUE 7 P.M. | $25-$30 | AGES 21 AND OVER | FLOURCITYSTATION.COM; SKRIBEDAGOD.COM [ HIP-HOP ] Ras Tehuti Tafari — former full-time percussionist

and vocalist of local reggae-jam band Giant Panda Guerilla Dub Squad — had a spiritual epiphany in 2003 that awakened the musical entity Skribe Da God. Under that moniker, Tehuti Tafari delivers hip-hop fueled by Rastafari teachings, social awareness, and cosmic interconnectivity. Often accompanied by DJ 2-Way, Skribe Da God has released five albums since 2012, including his newest mixtape, “Steak 4 Babies.” He spits voluble streams of lyrics over funky hip-hop beats with an intelligence and grittiness similar to the music of Jurassic 5. Humble, introspective lyrics are accented by remixed samples and heavy bass drops, all in an energetic delivery. Skribe Da God knows how to get people moving and thinking critically with distinguished swagger. He’ll open for Eternal of Wu Killa Beez and Fidel Bozzo.

Absense’s eponymous debut EP brings to mind the perils of youth, confronting the listener with the uncertainty of a young person’s place in the world. The lyrics deal with heavy issues that give the songs moments of occasional discomfort. Lead vocalist and guitarist Tristan Harvey and drummer Kyle Hunter co-wrote the tunes, which are grounded in a fusion of alt-rock and punk. Recorded at Watchman Studios in Lockport, the EP overdubs guitar parts and adds bass lines to fill out the spare arrangements. Harvey has an everyman’s voice that lends itself to the material. Absense’s best songs — “I’ve Tried” and “Leave Me Alone” — are compressed, upbeat and clock in less than two and a half minutes. The band captures the spirit of teen angst and spins it into a thing of significance.

Bob White & Company. The Greenhouse Café, 2271 E. Main St. 270-8603. 11 a.m. Rochester Folkus: Michelle Younger. Downstairs Cabaret

Theatre, 20 Windsor St. 3254370. 7 p.m. $10. AMERICANA

Travis Prinzi Band. B-Side, 5 Liftbridge Lane. Fairport. 315-3003. 7 p.m.

Who? What? When? Why? & Werewolves? Abilene, 153

Liberty Pole Way. 232-3230. 8 p.m. $6. JAZZ

Margaret Explosion. Little

Theatre Café, 240 East Ave. 258-0400. 7 p.m. POP/ROCK

Anonymous Willpower.

Record Archive, 33 1/3 Rockwood St. 244-1210. 5-8 p.m. Rubblebucket. Anthology, 336 East Ave. 484-1964. 8 p.m. $20/$25.

Spicy Boys, Tyler Westcott. Temple Bar & Grille, 109 East Ave. 232-6000. 10 p.m.

[ THU., MARCH 14 ] ACOUSTIC/FOLK Big Blue House. B-Side, 5 Liftbridge Lane. Fairport. 315-3003. 7 p.m.

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Music we’re releasing in the beginning of April, there are definitely some songs that are inspired by that, including the title track “Like a Drum.” That song was inspired by the day the doctor said I could play drums again, I could make music again. Because I wasn’t allowed to leave the house for many months. I had a lot of infections. That song is about getting back to being ourselves and what we love. How do you attain your sound? Rich Libutti: Well, it’s all done with

smoke and mirrors. A lot of it is pretty straightforward. I play guitar and Melanie plays drums and sings. The only missing piece for us was the bass. So basically, Melanie has a Roland trigger pad and can play single notes and incorporate them with her beats. Krahmer: It’s basically set up like a piano. Libutti: And I have pedals like an organist would play. We trade off who’s covering for the bass.

SIRSY—comprised of vocalist-drummer Melanie Krahmer and guitarist Rich Libutti—will play Record Archive on March 27 as part of the store’s Women’s History Month Happy Hour series. PHOTO BY SANDY ROE

SIRSY WOMEN’S HISTORY MONTH HAPPY HOUR WEDNESDAY, MARCH 27 RECORD ARCHIVE, 33 1/3 ROCKWOOD STREET 5 P.M. | FREE | RECORDARCHIVE.COM; SIRSY.COM [ INTERVIEW ] BY FRANK DE BLASE

SIRSY is powerful and strong. It’s just always been that way. The duo has unparalleled tenacity and resolve, even when living life on the road, or staring down cancer and all the uncertainty that it brings. And when cancer reared its ugly head a second time, again SIRSY emerged victorious. This band is an indestructible enigma, a lo-fi on the hi-fi, two-man quartet, an insomniac’s lullaby. It is rock ‘n’ roll. Melanie Krahmer plays the drums, mans the Roland Trigger Pad, and belts out bolts 14 CITY MARCH 13 - 19, 2019

a more traditional, four-man band work. Krahmer: But we couldn’t find anyone as

Two-man quartet of hooks. Her voice—christ, that voice—is strictly stratospheric, but doesn’t break up upon re-entry. Guitarist Rich Libutti plays Big Star hooks with Rick Nielsen panache. The duo is headed this way at the end of March to close out Record Archive’s Women’s History Month Happy Hour series, which includes Anonymous Willpower on Wednesday, March 13 and Cinnamon Jones on Wednesday, March 20. SIRSY is your favorite band, you just don’t know it yet. I was convinced when I chit-chatted with them on the phone between tour dates. What follows is an edited version of the transcript.

Is this you being clever or is it more out of necessity? Libutti: A little bit of both. We tried making

crazy as we are or who wanted to tour as much as we do. cancer. I physically had cancer, but Richard and I went through it together. It certainly hasn’t defined you. Krahmer: No. It has, however, become an

CITY: On your “Tiny Desk Contest” video, you intoned “I am blood, I am bone, but I am not afraid.” It struck me. What is it about? Melanie Krahmer: That song is called

empowering part of my journey. When I first had cancer, I didn’t talk about it until I knew I was OK. But the second time I got it, we had to cancel a three-and-a-half month tour. I had to tell everyone why an entire West Coast tour had disappeared off our website. I learned how empowering it was, not just for me, but all the people in our camp to go through that journey together. They really supported us. And I learned about our fans, how amazing they are, and how much that love helped me fight it the second time—and it was harder the second time. It doesn’t define me, but it definitely is a part of me.

“Brave and Kind.” It was a song we wrote on our last album, “Coming into Frame,” and is about the first time I went through

And you’re writing about it. Krahmer: Absolutely. This new record

Is “Like a Drum” your best record? Krahmer: Of course it is. We’re really

proud of it, to be honest. We worked with Grammy Award winner Paul Q. Kolderie. He produced Radiohead’s “Pablo Honey” and Hole’s “Live Through This.” What are some standout cuts? Krahmer: “Brave and Kind” is pretty

important to me. And “Like a Drum” just makes me feel like I’m alive. Is it tough to record you guys, what with your two-man technology? Krahmer: We’re more traditional in the

studio, I sit down and play drums, and Rick plays an actual bass, and we record the rhythm section live. Paul didn’t let us do a million takes. Just a handful so it kept that same vibe and energy that we have live. So it won’t come out too perfect.


Jackson Cavalier, Dave Chisholm. The Daily Refresher,

293 Alexander St. 360-4627. 7 p.m. Jim Lane & Edd Altavela. Murph’s Irondequoit Pub, 705 Titus Ave. Irondequoit. 3426780. 6:30 p.m. Old Timey Jam. Bernunzio Uptown Music, 122 East Ave. bernunzio.com. Every third Thursday, 6:30 p.m.

Singer-Songwriter Night: J. Schnitt, Alex Fortier, Sarah Eide, Austin Hollow. Abilene, 153 Liberty Pole Way. 2323230. 7 p.m. $5.

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AMERICANA

Aaron Lipp & Brian Williams.

TANGO | ‘ETERNAL TANGO’

Little Theatre Café, 240 East Ave. 258-0400. 7 p.m.

Beethoven and Brahms are great, but I love it when classical stations shift to works by great Argentine composers like Astor Piazzolla. With quirky rhythms and bandoneon flourishes, CLASSICAL Piazzolla’s tangos really turn the radio on. One of today’s SUNY Geneseo Festival greatest Piazzolla interpreters is Héctor del Curto, who won Singers. Geneseo Central Presbyterian Church, 31 a major bandoneon contest at the age of 17. This week, the Center St., Geneseo. 245Héctor del Curto Tango Quintet will perform with the Rochester 5824. 7:30 p.m. Philharmonic Orchestra — under the baton of guest conductor Scott Terrell. The program, called “Eternal Tango,” will feature CONTEMPORARY works by Piazzolla and many other great Argentine composers. CLASSICAL While the audience will remain seated, vicarious thrills will Strings for Success: fivebyfive & Glory. Church of Love Faith be provided by the tango dancers Guillermina Quiroga and Center, 700 Exchange St. 454- Mariano Logiudice. 3270. 7 p.m.

Héctor del Curto Tango Quintet performs with the RPO on Friday, March 15 and Saturday, March 16, 8 p.m. at Eastman Philippe Lemm Trio. Bop Shop Theatre’s Kodak Hall, 26 Gibbs Street. $24-$112. 454-2100. Records, 1460 Monroe Ave. rpo.org; hectordelcurto.com. 271-3354. 8 p.m. $10/$15. — BY RON NETSKY Serge & Friends. The Rabbit

JAZZ

Room, 61 N. Main St. Honeoye Falls. 582-1830. 6:30 p.m. HIP-HOP/RAP

Eternal, Fidel Bozzo, Skribe Da God. Flour City Station, 170

East Ave. 413-5745. 7 p.m. $25/$30. Souly Had, Entrebad. Photo City Improv, 543 Atlantic Ave. 451-0047. 6 p.m. $15/$20. POP/ROCK

Ryan Flynn, Candy Isle, Free Casino, Pinky Jam & Art Sale.

Bug Jar, 219 Monroe Ave. bugjar.com. 9 p.m. $7. Sam Nitsch. Via Girasole Wine Bar, 3 Schoen Pl. Pittsford. 641-0340. 7 p.m. R&B/ SOUL B2K. Blue Cross Arena, One War Memorial Sq. 459-9233. bluecrossarena.com. 8 p.m. $48-$115.

[ FRI., MARCH 15 ] ACOUSTIC/FOLK

Bill Destler & Rebecca Johnson. The Greenhouse

Café, 2271 E. Main St. 3505265. 7 p.m. Sam Nitsch. B-Side, 5 Liftbridge Lane. Fairport. 3153003. 5 p.m. CLASSICAL

Perinton Concert Band: The Great American West Concert. Minerva DeLand

Auditorium, 140 Hulburt Rd. Fairport. 490-4751. 7:30 p.m. $6/$8. DJ/ELECTRONIC DJ Murdock. Record Archive, 33 1/3 Rockwood St. 2441210. 5-8 p.m. Slug Wife Takeover. Photo City Improv, 543 Atlantic Ave. 451-0047. 8 p.m.

JAZZ

Fred Costello & Roger Eckers Jazz Duo. Charley Brown’s,

1675 Penfield Rd. 385-9202. 7:30-10 p.m. Marco Amadio. Pane Vino, 175 N. Water St. 232-6090. 6:30 p.m. The Rod Blumenau Quartet. Immanuel Baptist Church, 815 Park Ave. 473-7664. 7 p.m. $5/$10. Vanishing Sun. Lux Lounge, 666 South Ave. lux666.com. 9 p.m. The White Hots. Little Theatre Café, 240 East Ave. 258-0400. 8 p.m.

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POP/ROCK Aqueous. Anthology, 336 East Ave. 484-1964. 9 p.m. $18.50/$20. Dave Riccioni & Friends. M’s 4300 Bar & Grill, 4300 Culver Road. 467-2750. Third Friday of every month, 6-9 p.m. Delilah Jones. Abilene, 153 Liberty Pole Way. 232-3230. 9 p.m. Dead tribute. $6. The Fallen. Firehouse Saloon, 814 S. Clinton Ave. 319-3832. 9 p.m. $5. Hey Mabel. B-Side, 5 Liftbridge Lane. Fairport. 3153003. 8 p.m.

Jan The Actress, Fox 45, PHOTO BY JAN REGAN Periodic Table of Elephants, ROOTS ROCK | WATKINS AND THE RAPIERS The Grinders. Bug Jar, 219

Monroe Ave. bugjar.com. 9:30 p.m. The Sisters of Murphy. Three Heads Brewing, 186 Atlantic Ave. 244-1224. 7 p.m. $5. Soul Passenger. Lovin’ Cup, 300 Park Point Dr. lovincup. com. 7:30 p.m. $5. The Greg Farley Band. Abilene, 153 Liberty Pole Way. 232-3230. 5:30 p.m. Greg Farley (Felice Brothers/ Conor Oberst).

Led by the unyielding, dreadnought-wielding Scott Regan, the band Watkins and the Rapiers is a bunch of wisenheimers who, with understated elegance, don’t let the shenanigans and monkeyshines crowd the talent within. Rootsy to the max, it’s like John Prine on giggle juice. Watkins and the Rapiers play Monday, March 18, 7 p.m. at The Little Theatre Café, 240 East Avenue. Free. 258-4000. thelittle.org. rapiers.org. — BY FRANK DE BLASE

TRADITIONAL

Mary Monroe & Nate Coffey.

Fanatics Pub & Pizza, 7281 W Main St. Lima. 624-2080. 7 p.m. VOCALS

Frans Bohman. Via Girasole Wine Bar, 3 Schoen Pl. Pittsford. 641-0340. 7 p.m.

[ SAT., MARCH 16 ] ACOUSTIC/FOLK Connie Deming. Little Theatre Café, 240 East Ave. 258-0400. 8 p.m.

St. Patrick’s Parade Day Bash. Abilene, 153 Liberty

Pole Way. 232-3230. 1:30 p.m.

Swimming Bell, Monteagle. Abilene, 153 Liberty Pole Way. 232-3230. 8:30 p.m. $5.

Fred Costello & Roger Eckers Jazz Duo. Charley Brown’s, 1675 Penfield Rd. 385-9202. 7:30-10 p.m. Jimmie Highsmith Jr. Via Girasole Wine Bar, 3 Schoen Pl. Pittsford. 641-0340. 7:30 p.m. METAL

Acrylazea, Sertraline / Pollock / Shadowborn. Bug

Jar, 219 Monroe Ave. bugjar. com. 9 p.m. $6/$8. POP/ROCK

Fairport Canal Authority. Lovin’ Cup, 300 Park Point Dr. lovincup.com. 8 p.m. Chicago tribute. $20/$25. Gavin Barry’s Rebel Banjo Circus. Johnny’s Pub, 1382

Culver Rd. 224-0990. 3 p.m.

CLASSICAL

ECMS: Student Showcase Recital. Kilbourn Hall, 26

Gibbs St. 274-1000. 3:30 p.m. COUNTRY

BorderTown, Buckit Brand, Begging Angels. Nashvilles, 4853 W Henrietta Rd. Henrietta. 330-1800. 6 p.m. $5. JAZZ

Brass Transit. Hale Auditorium, Roberts Cultural Life Center, Roberts Wesleyan College, 2301 Westside Dr. 7 p.m. Tribute to Chicago. $30-$38.

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RoarShark, Infrared Radiation Orchestra. Firehouse Saloon,

REGGAE/JAM

Personal Blend. Three Heads

Brewing, 186 Atlantic Ave. 244-1224. 7 p.m. $5. SKA

Some Ska Band. B-Side, 5 Liftbridge Lane. Fairport. 3153003. 8 p.m. TRADITIONAL

Harmonious Harps. Gates

Public Library, 902 Elmgrove Rd. 247-6446. 2 p.m. Registration required. Roisin Dubh. Downstairs Cabaret at Winton Place, 3450 Winton Place. 8 p.m. $15. Sean Rosenberry. B-Side, 5 Liftbridge Lane. Fairport. 3153003. 5-7 p.m.

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814 S. Clinton Ave. 319-3832. 9 p.m.

CLASSICAL

ShamROC’n3: Hall Pass, Sisters of Murphy. The

The Clover Center for Arts & Spirituality, 1101 Clover St. 490-9351. 3 p.m. .

Penthouse, 1 East Ave. 7752013. 11 a.m.-5 p.m. $15.

St. Patrick’s Parade Day Party. Flour City Station, 170

East Ave. 413-5745. 10 a.m. $5. Steve Fobert. The Rabbit Room, 61 N. Main St. Honeoye Falls. 582-1830. 8 p.m. $25.

Brighton Symphony Orchestra.


Performance Plus: Late Piano Quartet. George

Eastman Museum, 900 East Ave. eastman.org. 3 p.m. W/ museum admission: $5-$15. Schola Cantorum Compline. Christ Church, 141 East Ave. 454-3878. 9-9:30 p.m.

TRADITIONAL

JAZZ

Striking Strings Hammered Dulcimer Ensemble, Casery Costello, Harmonious Harps.

The Bourbon Street Parade.

The Sisters of Saint Joseph, 150 French Rd. 641-8100. 3-5 p.m.

[ MON., MARCH 18 ] JAZZ

Marco Amadio. Pane Vino, 175

N. Water St. 232-6090. 5 p.m.

CLASSICAL Tuba Mirum. Kilbourn Hall, 26 Gibbs St. 274-1000. 7:30 p.m.

Radisson Hotel, 175 Jefferson Rd. flowercityjazz.org. 6:30 p.m. $12. TRADITIONAL

College of Wooster Scot Symphonic Band. Third

Presbyterian Church, 4 Meigs St. 263-2616. 7:30 p.m.

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CLASSICAL

POP/ROCK

Tuesday Pipes. Christ Church,

Elliot Sheedy, Treasure Plate, Ryan Flynn. Bug Jar, 219

141 East Ave. 454-3878. 1212:45 p.m.

ACOUSTIC/FOLK

Amy LaVere & Will Sexton.

Abilene, 153 Liberty Pole Way. 232-3230. 8 p.m. $12/$15. BLUES

Frank Bang & The Cook County Kings. Fanatics Pub & Pizza, 7281 W Main St. Lima. 624-2080. 7 p.m. $15.

JAZZ

Grove Place Jazz Project.

Monroe Ave. bugjar.com. 9 p.m. $7/$9. REGGAE/JAM

Downstairs Cabaret Theatre, 20 Windsor St. 325-4370. 7 p.m. $10. Ted Perry Ibeji Quartet. Little Theatre Café, 240 East Ave. 258-0400. 7 p.m.

John Payton Project. B-Side, 5 Liftbridge Lane. Fairport. 3153003. 8 p.m.

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Theater “Looks Like Pretty” (March 31 through April

26, 2020, Wilson Stage): Set in 1963 in a lab at Kodak Park, this new play sees a couple of colleagues finishing work on new color film technology when an African American employee critiques the authenticity of the color in the film.

“Where Did We Sit on the Bus?” (April 23

through May 10, 2020, Fielding Studio): A one-man hip-hop musical by Brian Quijada, which the Times Square Chronicle has compared to the work of Lin-Manuel Miranda and John Leguizamo. Quijada will perform his autobiographical work about the love of performance and family and growing up Latinx in a world that sees in black and white.

“Vietgone” (May 5 through May 31, Wilson

Geva’s current season included a world premiere production of Lila Rose Kaplan’s “The Magician’s Daughter,” staged in January. More than half of the plays in the 2019-20 season, announced Monday, were written and will be directed by women. PHOTO BY GOAT FACTORY MEDIA ENTERTAINMENT

Geva announces 2019-20 season [ PREVIEW ] BY REBECCA RAFFERTY

Geva Theatre Center’s 2019-2020 season, which it unveiled on Monday, includes Tony Award-winning musical, “Once;” postVietnam hip-hop musical, “Vietgone;” and the world premiere of “Looks Like Pretty,” which is set in a Kodak lab. More than half of the productions are written by and will be directed by women, three plays are written by playwrights of color, and five will be led by directors of color. The season will also include KeyBank Rochester Fringe Festival, September 10-21; the Festival of New Theater, featuring plays and musicals that are under development as well as a regional writers showcase and a new writers showcase, October 7-20; and “A Christmas Carol,” November 27-December 29.

The next season: “La Cage Aux Folles” (September 3 through

October 6, Wilson Stage): Everything is 18 CITY MARCH 13 - 19, 2019

going well for Georges and Albin, who run a fabulous drag club in beautiful St Tropez, when Georges’ son gets engaged to the daughter of a conservative politician. The musical comedy is based on the 1978 French film of the same name, which inspired the 1996 film, “The Birdcage,” starring Robin Williams and Nathan Lane. “The Niceties” (October 22 through November 17, Wilson Stage): Eleanor Burgess’s play about race, history, and power dynamics clash in Eleanor Burgess’s play about a liberal white professor and frustrated black student. “Queen” (November 7 through November 24, Fielding Studio): Madhuri Shekar’s new play about women in science and the plight of bees sees PhD candidates Sanam and Ariel about to publish a career-defining paper, when one of them finds an error in their research. They must decide to move forward and help the vanishing bee populations or come clean about the mistake.

“Slow Food” (January 14 through February 9,

2020, Wilson Stage): In this new comedy by Wendy MacLeod (“Women in Jeopardy!”), a couple celebrate their anniversary in Palm Springs, but their relationship’s tenuous state is revealed through a trying interaction with a persnickety waiter.

“Once” (February 19 through March 22, 2020): Based on the 2007 film and featuring the Oscar-winning song “Falling Slowly,” the musical tells the story of an Irish musician who’s just about forsaken passion (in music and relationships) when a Czech immigrant makes him reconsider what he’s giving up. “Cry It Out” (March 5 through March 22, 2020, Fielding Studio): In a new comedy from Ithaca’s Kitchen Theatre, the loneliness of new motherhood leads to an unlikely friendship between neighbors Jessie, a corporate lawyer, and Lina, a community college drop-out. Despite class differences, the two spend their children’s nap times bonding over sleep deprivation and finding reliable childcare.

Stage): Set in 1975, this hip-hop comedy follows Vietnamese refugees in America who have a second chance at love. Fresh from Saigon, a widower and a woman who lost her fiancé meet in an Arkansas refugee relocation camp and navigate a new land together, in Qui Nguyen’s musical based on his parents’ reluctant romance.

Season subscriptions are now on sale. More details: 232-4382; gevatheatre.org.

Theater Listings Erma Bombeck: At Wit’s End. Tuesdays-Fridays, 7 p.m., Saturdays, 2:30 & 7 p.m. and Sundays, 3 & 7:30 p.m Open-captioned performance Mar 16, 2:30pm Geva Theatre, 75 Woodbury Blvd $34+. gevatheatre.org. The Humans. Wednesdays, Thursdays, 7:30 p.m., Fridays, 8 p.m., Saturdays, 4 & 8:30 p.m., Wed., March 13, 2 p.m. and Sun., March 17, 2 p.m Geva Theatre, 75 Woodbury Blvd $25-$59. gevatheatre.org. The Maids. Fridays, Saturdays, 7:30 p.m Bread & Water Theatre, 172 W Main St $8-$14. 538-9684. Rosie Revere, Engineer & Friends. Sat., March 16, 2 & 4 p.m. Callahan Theater at Nazareth College Arts Center, 4245 East Ave $15-$20. 389-2170. You Can’t Take it With You. Fri., March 15, 7:30 p.m., Sat., March 16, 2 & 7:30 p.m. and Sun., March 17, 2 p.m. MuCCC, 142 Atlantic Ave $15/$25. You Shouldn’t Have Told. Wed., March 13, 7 p.m., Thu., March 14, 7 p.m., Fri., March 15, 7 p.m., Sat., March 16, 2 & 7 p.m. and Sun., March 17, 5:30 p.m. The Avenue Blackbox Theatre, 780 Joseph Ave. $15-$25. avenuetheatre.org.

Theater Audition [ SAT., MARCH 16 ] Richard III. 1:30 p.m. Brighton Memorial Library, 2300 Elmwood Ave. The Open Road Theatre; for middle & high school students 784-5310. karendieruf@gmail.com.


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PHOTO PROVIDED

SPECIAL EVENT | ‘SCENT OF SPRING’

FILM | ‘DIRTY LOOKS’

Instead of trying to revel in the mid-winter gloom and watching a glitzy globe descend, wouldn’t it make so much more sense to celebrate the New Year in the springtime? You know, when new life is awakening? Nowruz, or Persian New Year, is an ancient and still thriving cultural tradition celebrated in Iran, as well as other countries in the Middle East, in Central Asia, and among the Persian diaspora around the world. Nowruz is celebrated on the vernal equinox, and is marked by valuing diversity, peace, cleanliness, art (visual, dance, poetry, and music), generosity, the natural world, and wisdom. This week Nowruz will be celebrated with “Scent of Spring,” a series of events and displays co-presented by International Culture and Arts Network and the University of Rochester. Highlights include speakers Shahin Monshipour and Daler Ibrahimov, who will give historic and cultural context of the celebration; performances by Omar Faruk Tekbilek & Murat Tekbilek, BIODANCE, Montreal-based dance group Simork, and Ithaca-based Dara Anissi Musical Group; Persian tea and sweets, and more. Festival dress is encouraged.

Founded in 2011 by Bradford Nordeen, Dirty Looks Inc serves as a platform for queer film, video, and performance. It seeks to illuminate queer histories and trace contemporary queer aesthetics by presenting important LGBTQ film and video art alongside emerging artists and filmmakers. The loose collective of artists and curators also presents an annual month-long, Los Angeles-spanning festival, Dirty Looks: On Location. This week Nordeen will visit Rochester to present “Dirty Looks: Eight Years On,” a selection of films that explore the history of the collective’s experimental screenings, featuring films by Mariah Garnett, Aimee Goguen, Brontez Purnell, Jill Reiter, Michael Robinson, Warren Sonbert + Wendy Appel, Chris E. Vargas and Xina Xurner.

Wednesday, March 20, 4 to 6 p.m. Feldman Ballroom, Frederick Douglass Building, University of Rochester. Free. 2735150; events.rochester.edu. — BY REBECCA RAFFERTY

Dansville ArtWorks Gallery, 178 Main Street. Dansville. Space. Through April 12. Exhibits May 3. 335-4746.; Juried Photography Exhibit. Thursdays-Saturdays. Through Apr 26. 335-4746.; Mert Wager Retrospective. ThursdaysSaturdays. Through May 26. 335-4746. Davis Gallery at Houghton House, 1 King’s Lane. Geneva. Now What?! Advocacy, Activism & Alliances in American Architecture Since 1968. Through April 12. hws.edu/ davisgallery. Davison Gallery, Cultural Life Center, Roberts Wesleyan College, 2301 Westside Dr. All Student Exhibition. Through March 22. 594-6442. Dept of Rare Books & Special Collections, Rush Rhees Library, UR River Campus. All the Days of Her Life: Amelia E. Barr, Readership, Authorship & Womanhood. Through March 16. 275-4461. Flower City Arts Center, 713 Monroe Ave. Wall-to-Wall: 2019 Members Exhibition. Mondays, Tuesdays, ThursdaysSaturdays. Through Mar 30. 244-1730. Friendly Home’s Memorial Gallery, 3156 East Ave. Tracie Doerner: To the Mountains & Back. Through March 31, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Watercolors. 789-3152.

Arts & Performance Art Exhibits [ OPENING ] GO ART!, 201 E Main St. Batavia. Third Annual Juried Show: Art of the Rural. Thursdays-Saturdays. Reception Mar 21, 6-8pm. Through May 4. goart.org. Image City Photography Gallery, 722 University Ave. Through the Student Lens 2019. Tuesdays-Sundays. Reception Mar 22, 5-8:30pm. Through Apr 14. 271-2540. Oxford Gallery, 267 Oxford St. Legacy. Tuesdays-Fridays. Reception Mar 23, 5:307:30pm. Through Apr 20. oxfordgallery.com. [ CONTINUING ] ART EXHIBITS 1570 Gallery at Valley Manor, 1570 East Ave. Sutherland at the 1570. Through March 31, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. 546-8400.

540WMain, 540 W Main St. Caitlin Bittner. Through March 31. AXOM Gallery, 176 Anderson Ave, 2nd Flr. Lin Price: Heart Doesn’t Know Rules. TuesdaysSaturdays. Through Apr 23. axomgallery.com. Bridge Art Gallery, URMC, 300 Crittenden Blvd. Everybody Has a Story. Through May 31. Reception Apr 3 4:30-6pm. 275-3571. Central Library, Local History & Genealogy Division, Rundel Memorial Building, 115 South Ave. Remembering Lewis Henry Morgan. Through March 30. 428-8370. Cobblestone Arts Center, 1622 NY 332. Kenneth Kuzia: Restyled Digital Photography. Mondays-Fridays. Reception Mar 14, 5-7pm. Through Apr 28. 389-0220. Create Art 4 Good, 1115 E. Main St., Suite #203, Door #5. Andrew Dumar: Layers of Illusion. Weds-Sat., Through Mar 23. 210-3161.

Thursday, March 14, 7 to 9 p.m. Visual Studies Workshop, 31 Prince Street. $5, free to VSW members. 442-8676; vsw.org. — BY REBECCA RAFFERTY

Gallery Q, 100 College Ave. Larson Shindelman: Dear Jeff. Mondays-Fridays. Through May 26. 244-8640. Ganondagan State Historic Site, 7000 County Road 41. Hodinöhsö:ni’ Women: From the Time of Creation. TuesdaysSundays, 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. $3$8. ganondagan.org. Geisel Gallery, Second Floor Rotunda, Legacy Tower, One Bausch & Lomb Place. Paul Brandwein: Forces at Play. Mondays-Fridays. Through Apr 27. thegeiselgallery.com. George Eastman Museum, 900 East Ave. #LarsonShindelman #Mobilize. Through May 26.; Nathan Lyons: In Pursuit of Magic. Through June 9.; A History of Photography. Tuesdays-Sundays. Through April 21. $5-$15. eastman.org. GO ART!, 201 E Main St. Batavia. Photography by David Miner. Through April 6. Reception Mar 21, 6-8pm. goart.org. Image City Photography Gallery, 722 University Ave. Peter’s Picks 2017: A Retrospective. Tuesdays-Sundays. Through Mar 17. 271-2540. INeRT PReSS, 1115 East Main St. Society Ladies. Thu., March 14, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Through Mar 28. 482-0931.

International Art Acquisitions, 3300 Monroe Ave. Marcella Gillenwater: Sunlit Birches. Through March 31. 264-1440. Link Gallery at City Hall, 30 Church St. Black History Month. Mondays-Fridays. STAR, Inc.: Sisters Together Achieving Results. Through Mar 14. 271-5920. Little Theatre Café, 240 East Ave. Looking at Nature Through Imagery & Abstraction: Paintings by David F Burke & Daniel Hogan. Through March 23. 258-0400. Lockhart Gallery at SUNY Geneseo, 28 Main St. Contemplative Interiors: Furniture & Ceramics; James Johnson & Kala Stein. Through Mar 13. 245-5813.; Works on Paper from the Series: 16 Times 8 Equals One. Wednesdays-Saturdays. Through May 4. 245-5813. Lumiere Photo, 100 College Ave. A Bold Maneuver: New Works by CRUK FUA. Through March 30. 461-4447. Main Street Arts, 20 W. Main St., Clifton Springs. Robert Ernst Marx: Silent Voices… Silent Rooms. TuesdaysSaturdays. Through March 29. (315) 462-0210. Memorial Art Gallery, 500 University Ave. Modern Czech Photography: A Portfolio. Through March 31.; Lessons of the Hour: Frederick Douglass. Through May 12. ; Peter Fischli & David Weiss: The Way Things Go. Through March 17. $6$15. 276-8900. Mill Art Center & Gallery, 61 N Main St. Honeoye Falls. Works on Paper. WednesdaysSaturdays. Through Mar 30. 624-7740. My Sister’s Gallery at the Episcopal Church Home, 505 Mt Hope Ave. Sherry Davis: The Watercolor Experience. Through March 31. 546-8400. NTID Dyer Arts Center, 52 Lomb Memorial Dr. Installation for Three Masters: Hidden Gems. Mondays-Saturdays. Reception Apr 12, 5-7pm. Through Apr 20. Igor Kolombatovic, Henry Newman, Claire Bergman,. rit. edu/ntid/dyerarts. The Owl House, 75 Marshall St. Peeled. Through March 31, 6-9 p.m. Robert Abplanalp, Chloe Loomis, & Alexandria Mockbee. 360-2920. RIT Bevier Gallery, 90 Lomb Memorial Dr., Booth Bldg 7A. Kosovo On the Edge. MondaysSaturdays. Through Mar 16. 475-2646. RIT City Art Space, 280 East Main St. Just Folks: Ten Years of 1975 & Wall\Therapy Curation. Thursdays-Sundays, 1-5 p.m. Artist talk Mar 23, 11:30am. Through Mar 23. cityartspace.rit.edu. Rochester Contemporary Art Center, 137 East Ave. Eclipsing the Sun / a Biological Storm. Todd McGrain & Fola Akinola.; Landscapes & the Unbuilt. Through Mar 16..; Sweepings by Cory Card. WednesdaysSundays. $2 461-2222.

Rochester Museum & Science Center, 657 East Ave. Bridging the Gap: Seneca Art Across Generations. Through March 31. $13-$15. rmsc.org. Roz Steiner Art Gallery, GCC, 1 College Rd. Emerge: Student Showcase. MondaysFridays. Reception Mar 21 12:30-2pm. Through Apr 4. genesee.edu/gallery. Studio 402, 250 N Goodman St, #402. Nancy Valle & Peter Veitch: Twenty Years Later. Through March 24. The Gallery @ Art & Music Library, Rush Rhees, 755 Library Rd. Rebecca Wing. Through March 15. 273-2267. Tower Fine Arts Center, 180 Holley St. Brockport. BFA Thesis Exhibition. Through March 15, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Reception Mar 12, 4–7pm. 395-2787. UR Rush Rhees Library, 755 Library Rd. Opening Cultural Borders With Translation: Ten Years of Open Letter Books. Through March 16. 275-5804.; Sit In. Walk Out. Stand Up: University Activism, 1962-73. Through June 1. 275-5804. Visual Studies Workshop, 31 Prince St. Sequential Considerations. MondaysFridays. Through Apr 13. vsw. org.; Elizabeth Moran: Laying Bare the Long Sought. Through April 6. vsw.org. Whitman Works Co., 1826 Penfield Rd. Penfield. Orange Sky Creations: The Mantra Series. Through March 30. 747-9999. William Harris Gallery, 3rd Floor Gannett Hall, RIT. Amalgamation. Through March 23. 475- 2716. Williams Gallery at First Unitarian Church, 220 S Winton Rd. Steven W. Justice: Light Sources. Mondays-Fridays. Through Apr 15. The Yards, 50-52 Public Market. Politits Art Coalition: Place Setting. Saturdays. Through Mar 23. attheyards.com.

Call for Artists [ WED., MARCH 13 ] Clothesline Festival. Through March 31. Memorial Art Gallery, 500 University Ave. Event Sep 7 & 8 276-8900. clothesline. rochester.edu. Jordyn Keeley Memorial Art Competition. Through March 14. Bridge Art Gallery, URMC, 300 Crittenden Blvd Grades 6-12 275-3571. Letchworth Arts & Crafts Show. Through March 15. Due March 15 237-3517. artswyco.org/lacs/.

Call for Participants [ WED., MARCH 13 ] Jordyn Keeley Memorial Writing Competition. Through March 14. Bridge Art Gallery, URMC, 300 Crittenden Blvd Grades 6-12 275-3571. continues on page 21

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Kate Lacy-Stokoe as Penelope Sycamore, Stephen Cena as Anthony Kirby, and Kathy Dauer as Essie Carmichael in Screen Plays’ production of “You Can’t Take it With You.” PHOTO BY ANNETTE DRAGON

Hobbyists onstage “You Can’t Take It with You” PRESENTED BY SCREEN PLAYS REVIEWED SUNDAY, MARCH 10 CONTINUES THROUGH SUNDAY, MARCH 18 MUCCC, 142 ATLANTIC AVENUE $15 STUDENTS WITH ID, $25 ADULTS | MUCCC.ORG [ REVIEW ] BY LEAH STACY

At a certain point, the question must be asked: Does a local theatre scene within a city of Rochester’s size reach capacity — are there not enough actors or resources? It’s a query most recently prompted by Screen Plays’ current production, “You Can’t Take It with You,” which runs through March 18 at MuCCC. “You Can’t Take It with You” is a 1936 play by George S. Kaufman and Moss Hart. The plot follows the tale of the Sycamores of New York City, an eccentric, hobby-loving family 20 CITY MARCH 13 - 19, 2019

whose youngest daughter is in love with the son of a Wall Street business owner. When the two families meet, it proves disastrous, but over three acts, a saga of acceptance and love plays out onstage. The storyline, however, is lost in translation during this production. Screen Plays is a group of folks with big hearts, and it’s clear they really enjoy what they’re doing. However, there are a few in this particular cast who do most of the proverbial “heavy lifting” on stage when it comes to acting. Just minutes into the play, there was stumbling over lines and character names, and a late entrance. Actors lifted eyebrows at each other’s missed lines and lengthy pauses happened when a line was missed. Sound and light cues were also missed, causing actors to tap dance instead of proceeding with the corresponding line. There was lots of overacting: affected voices, deadpan glances at the audience, fake crying, and screaming that startles. It’s a large cast, and director Karen Tuccio has done her best to spread the talent into the

appropriate roles. Unfortunately, there are problems with actors being much older than the writers intended for certain roles, which feels awkward. But one actor (Suzanne Bell, bless her soul) plays three different characters during the show, to hilarious effect. Other standouts include the alwayscaptivating, patriarchal Roger Gans (as Martin Vanderhof/Grandpa); charming newcomer Derek Schneider (Tony Kirby); and comedic duo Judie D’Ambrosio (Grand Duchess Olga Katrina) and David Byrne (Boris Kolenkhov) as the Russian family friends. Kate LacyStokoe (Penelope Sycamore) also has some admirable comedic moments throughout. As a hobby and an amateur art form, community theater is vital. But when the mistakes in a show detract from enjoyment and overall content of the show, it’s time to rethink the company’s strategy in show choices, production quality, and casting, and maybe the ticket price, too. An extended versin of this review is online at rochestercitynewspaper.com.


Art Events [ TUE., MARCH 19 ] Princess: Out There. 7 p.m. Rochester Contemporary Art Center, 137 East Ave. $5/$8. 461-2222.

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Comedy [ THU., MARCH 14 ] Earl David Reed. 7:30 p.m. Comedy @ the Carlson, 50 Carlson Rd $9-$15. 426-6339. [ FRI., MARCH 15 ] Bobby Collins. 8 p.m. Lyric Theatre, 440 East Ave $25. [ SAT., MARCH 16 ] Singing Notes & Slinging Jokes. 7 p.m. Focus Theater, 390 South Ave, Suite C. $15/$20. 666-2647. Sky Sands. 8 p.m. Comedy @ the Carlson, 50 Carlson Rd $12. 426-6339.

PHOTO BY NATE SENGILLO

RECREATION | LADIES’ SKATE NIGHT 2ND ANNIVERSARY

This week marks the second anniversary of Ladies Skate Night, which is hosted on the third Monday of each month at Breaking Free Skatepark. Founded in March of 2017, the night is a way to claim space and provide a judgement-free zone for women of all ages who want to learn to skateboard Dance Events (or ride their bikes or scooters, or roller skate/blade) in peace. The anniversary celebration of the women-and-girls-only night [ FRI., MARCH 15 ] Boland School of Irish Dance. 4 will featuring free admission; free rental of gear; free pizza, free p.m. Irondequoit Library, 1290 giveaways and prizes, moral support, and high fives. Titus Ave 336-6062. Eternal Tango. 8 p.m. Kodak Hall at Eastman Theatre, 60 Gibbs St Hector Del Curto Tango Quintet, Star Tango Dancers $24-$112. Goodwin Academy of Irish Dance. 2:30-3:15 p.m. Brighton Memorial Library, 2300 Elmwood Ave. 784-5310. [ SUN., MARCH 17 ] Boland School of Irish Dance. 2-3 p.m. Penfield Public Library, 1985 Baird Rd. 340-8720.

Activism [ THU., MARCH 14 ] Black Women & Girls Empowerment Summit. 6:308:30 p.m. MCC Brighton Campus, 1000 E Henrietta Rd $20. mjsproductions.org. RocRestorative: “The Pushouts.” 5:30 p.m. Edison Career & Technical High School, 655 Colfax St Film screening & discussion. [ FRI., MARCH 15 ] Metro Justice Town Hall: Racial, Worker, & Gender Justice in Marijuana Legalization in NYS. 6-8 p.m. VSW, 31 Prince St. Panel discussion metrojustice.org. [ SUN., MARCH 17 ] God’s Own Junkyard: Environmental Stewardship in NYS. 2-4:30 p.m. Asbury First United Methodist Church, 1050 East Ave 473-0295. Sunday Forum: There is a Better Way to Heat & Cool Your Home. 9:45 a.m. Downtown Presbyterian Church, 121 N. Fitzhugh St. Abigail McHughGrifa, Rochester People’s Climate Coalition. 325-4000.

Ladies Skate Night anniversary celebration will be held Monday, March 18, from 6 to 9 p.m., at Breaking Free Skatepark (1044 University Avenue). Free. 271-7277; breakingfreeskatepark.com. — BY REBECCA RAFFERTY

Kids Events [ WED., MARCH 13 ] Art & Story Stroll: Tall Tales. 11 a.m. Memorial Art Gallery, 500 University Ave. $10. 276-8900. [ THU., MARCH 14 ] It’s a Bird, It’s a Plane, It’s Superman. 7 p.m. JCC Hart Theatre, 1200 Edgewood Ave. $16/$18. 461-2000. [ SUN., MARCH 17 ] 8th Annual 90-Second Newbery Film Festival. 2 p.m. Eisenhart Auditorium, RMSC, 657 East Ave. 325-1238.

Special Events [ THU., MARCH 14 ] Gardenscape 2019. 10 a.m.-9 p.m. ROC Dome Arena, 2695 East Henrietta Rd . Henrietta $10/$12. rochesterflowershow.com. [ FRI., MARCH 15 ] Breakfast with Friends: Darryl Strawberry. 8-9:30 a.m. Joseph A. Floreano Rochester Riverside Convention Center, 123 E. Main St $50+. [ SAT., MARCH 16 ] Antique Show & Sale. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Nazareth College Shults Center, 4245 East Ave. Genesee Country Antique Dealers Assoc $8. 330-9282.

[ SUN., MARCH 17 ] Rochester Area Vegan Society Potluck. 5:30 p.m. Brighton Town Park Lodge, 777 Westfall Rd Talk: Healthy School Food: A NY State Update and What You Can Do. Bring a vegan dish to pass & a place setting $3. rochesterveg.org.

Culture Lectures [ WED., MARCH 13 ] Music Making Way for Women: Navigating the Male Dominated Industry. 7:30 p.m. Rochester Museum & Science Center, 657 East Ave. $6/$10. rmsc.org. [ TUE., MARCH 19 ] Physics & Findings of Apollo Moon Voyages. 2 p.m. Rochester Museum & Science Center, 657 East Ave. Exhibit Tours for Adults. Registration: 697-1942 $3-$18. rmsc.org.

Literary Events [ WED., MARCH 13 ] Philosophy & Politics in Utopian & Dystopian Literature. 7 p.m. Writers & Books, 740 University Ave wab.org. [ SUN., MARCH 17 ] Rochester Poets: JB Fletcher. 2 p.m. Legacy at Cranberry Landing, 300 Cranberry Landing Dr. 260-9005.

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Dev Patel in "The Wedding Guest." PHOTO COURTESY IFC

Marriage troubles “The Wedding Guest” (R), DIRECTED BY MICHAEL WINTERBOTTOM OPENS FRIDAY, MARCH 15 [ PREVIEW ] BY ADAM LUBITOW

In the opening scenes of “The Wedding Guest,” we observe as a mysterious British Muslim man named Jay (“Lion” star Dev Patel) makes his way from the UK to Pakistan. We’re with him as he rents two

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different cars, then purchases a couple guns, duct tape, and zip ties. It’s a strange collection of supplies that seem all the stranger once we figure out he’s on his way to a wedding celebration. Jay arrives while final preparations are still underway, and we see him skulk around the proceedings, avoiding being seen by the bride, Samira (Indian actress Radhika Apte), and keeping his distance from the wedding party. Gradually, we realize that he plans to abduct the bride-to-be on the eve of her

nuptials. The hows and why of his plot are only gradually revealed to us. Director Michael Winterbottom is a chameleonic filmmaker, adapting to a variety of genres over the course of a prolific career that has taken him from political documentaries (“The Shock Doctrine”) to comedy (“The Trip” and its two sequels). Working from his own barebones script, his latest takes the shape of a romantic thriller, though streamlined to a fault. Dialogue is sparse, while character

motivations and backstory are often frustratingly murky. With so much left ambiguous, much of the responsibility falls to the actors to carry us through on sheer charisma alone, and the film’s stars do an admirable job. As their journey continues, Jay and Samira grow closer to one another, and they become a team of sorts as they attempt to escape the notice of local authorities. While the locations add a nice texture to the film, there’s no real sense of what kind of threat Jay and Samira face as they tear through city after city, journeying from Mumbai to Delhi and Goa. As a performer, Patel (also acting as the film’s producer) has charisma to spare. He’s made a career playing breezily affable characters, so seeing him play the stoic international man of mystery is a nice change of pace. It’s a bona fide movie star performance. Apte invests her character with a cool, quiet intelligence. It’s obvious that the runaway bride holds much more power than at first appears, but we never learn enough about her or her life in Pakistan. As a character Samira remains maddeningly enigmatic, which is disappointing considering that Winterbottom’s screenplay seeks to explore female agency and power dynamics in a culture that tends to provide its women with few options. But our investment in the plight of Jay and Samira requires more than the promise of potential double crosses to latch onto such a flimsy narrative. Plus it’s tough to get fully on board with any romance that begins with one partner holding a gun to the other’s head. A thriller that’s surprisingly low on thrills, even strong performances from its two leads can’t turn “The Wedding Guest” into an event worth the trouble of attending.


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Legal Ads [ LEGAL NOTICE ] Erie Canal Distribution LLC (“LLC”) filed Arts. of Org. with Secy. of State of NY (“SSNY”) on February 12, 2019. Office Location: Monroe County. SSNY designated agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to 69 Country Club Drive, Rochester, New York 14618. Purpose: any lawful activity [ NOTICE ] 295 Meigs LLC (LLC) filed Arts. of Org. with NY Secy. of State (SS) on 12/7/18. LLC’s office is in Monroe Co. SS is designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SS will mail a copy of any process to 2024 W. Henrietta Rd, Ste 2A, Rochester, NY 14623. LLC’s purpose: any lawful activity. [ NOTICE ] 68 Nassau Street LLC, a domestic LLC, filed with the SSNY on 1/14/2019. Office location: Monroe County. SSNY is designated as agent upon whom process against the LLC may be served, SSNY shall mail process to 68 Nassau Street LLC, 5 Stag Creek Trail, Brockport, NY 14420 General Purpose. [ NOTICE ] ARKTON LLC (LLC) filed Arts. of Org. with NY Secy. of State (SS) on 12/19/18. LLC’s office is in Monroe Co. SS is designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SS will mail a copy of any process to 454 Manhattan Ave., Apt. 1P, NY, NY 10026. LLC’s purpose: any lawful activity. [ NOTICE ] CHALLENGER AUTO LLC Articles of Org. filed NY Sec. of State (SSNY) 2/11/2019. Office in Monroe Co. SSNY desig. agent of LLC whom process may be served. SSNY shall mail process to 1931 Lyell Ave., Rochester, NY 14606, which is also the principal business location. Purpose: Any lawful purpose. [ NOTICE ] David R. Cok, Safer Software Consulting, LLC, Arts of Org. filed with Sec. of State of

NY (SSNY) 2/25/2019. Cty: Monroe. SSNY desig. as agent upon whom process against may be served & shall mail process to 457 Hillside Ave., Rochester, NY 14610. General Purpose. [ NOTICE ] DSL PROPERTY MANAGEMENT, LLC Articles of Org. filed NY Sec. of State (SSNY) 3/1/2019. Office in Monroe Co. SSNY desig. agent of LLC whom process may be served. SSNY shall mail process to 3447 Latta Rd., Rochester, NY 14612, which is also the principal business location. Purpose: Any lawful purpose. [ NOTICE ] DUBBY’S WOOD FIRED LLC, Arts. of Org. filed with the SSNY on 12/26/2018. Office loc: Orleans County. SSNY has been designated as agent upon whom process against the LLC may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: Rebecca Alexander, 2332 Kenyonville Road, Albion, NY 14411. Purpose: Any Lawful Purpose. [ NOTICE ] FKPE LLC (LLC) filed Arts. of Org. with NY Secy. of State (SS) on 1/3/19. LLC’s office is in Monroe Co. SS is designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SS will mail a copy of any process to 115 Birch Hills Dr., Rochester, NY 14622. LLC’s purpose: any lawful activity. [ NOTICE ] FSH CONSTRUCTION LLC. Arts. of Org. filed with the SSNY on 01/17/19. Office: Monroe County. SSNY designated as agent of the LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to the LLC, 645 Maple Street, Suite B, Rochester, NY 14611. Purpose: Any lawful purpose. [ NOTICE ] Kalm Property, LLC, Arts of Org. filed with Sec. of State of NY (SSNY) 2/11/2019. Cty: Monroe. SSNY desig. as agent upon whom process against may be served & shall mail process to The Law Office of Anthony A. Dinitto, LLC, 2250 W.

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To place your ad in the LEGAL section, contact Tracey Mykins by phone at (585) 244-3329 x10 or by email at legals@rochester-citynews.com Ridge Rd., Ste. 300, Rochester, NY 14626. General Purpose. [ NOTICE ] Maplewood Express, LLC, Arts of Org. filed with Sec. of State of NY (SSNY) 2/12/2019. Cty: Monroe. SSNY desig. as agent upon whom process against may be served & shall mail process to The Law Office of Anthony A. Dinitto, LLC, 2250 W. Ridge Rd., Ste. 300, Rochester, NY 14626. General Purpose. [ NOTICE ] NAPPA TECHNOLOGIES INTERNATIONAL LLC. Filed 1/15/19. Office: Orleans Co. SSNY designated as agent for process & shall mail to: C/O John Nappa, 460 E. Center St, Medina, NY 14103. Purpose: General. [ NOTICE ] Notice hereby given that an alcohol beverage license is pending, has been applied for to consume Beer, Wine and Liquor at retail in a Restaurant, Under the Alcohol Beverage Control Law, at 1550 Ridge Road, Town Of Greece, Rochester NY 14615. Paulie D LLC. *DBA* Davinci’s Of Greece [ NOTICE ] Notice of Formation of 1225 Atlantic LLC. Art. of Org. filed Sec’y of State (SSNY) 2/5/19. Office location: Monroe Co. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: 420 Pelham Road, Rochester, NY 14610. Purpose: any lawful activities. [ NOTICE ] Notice of Formation of 15 Rundel Park, LLC. Art. of Org. filed Sec’y of State (SSNY) on January 28, 2019. Office location: Monroe County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to the LLC at 46 Hampshire Drive, Rochester, New York, 14618. Purpose: any lawful activities. [ NOTICE ] Notice of Formation of 192 North Goodman, LLC. Art. of Org.

filed Sec’y of State (SSNY) on January 28, 2019. Office location: Monroe County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to the LLC at 46 Hampshire Drive, Rochester, New York, 14618. Purpose: any lawful activities. [ NOTICE ] Notice of formation of 247 Cherry Road, LLC Arts. of Org. filed with the Sect’y of State of NY (SSNY) on 1/15/2019. Office location, County of Monroe. SSNY has been designated as agent of the LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: The LLC, 1638 Glendowan Ter., Webster, NY 14580. Purpose: any lawful act. [ NOTICE ] Notice of Formation of 2599 W. Ridge Road, LLC. Art. of Org. filed Sec’y of State (SSNY) 1/30/19. Office location: Monroe Co. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: The LLC, 616 Brookstone Bend, Webster, NY 14580. Purpose: any lawful activities. [ NOTICE ] Notice of Formation of 28 Rundel Park, LLC. Art. of Org. filed Sec’y of State (SSNY) on January 28, 2019. Office location: Monroe County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to the LLC at 46 Hampshire Drive, Rochester, New York, 14618. Purpose: any lawful activities. [ NOTICE ] Notice of Formation of 326 N Winton LLC. Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 6/26/18. Office location: Monroe County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: 417 Sundance Trail, Webster, NY 14580. Purpose: any lawful activity. [ NOTICE ] Notice of formation of 4468 CULVER

ROAD, LLC Arts. of Org. filed with the Sect’y of State of NY (SSNY) on 2/26/2019. Office location, County of Monroe. SSNY has been designated as agent of the LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: The LLC, c/o 2117 Buffalo Rd. #221, Rochester, NY 14624. Purpose: any lawful act. [ NOTICE ] Notice of formation of 5100 RIDGE LLC Arts. of Org. filed with the Sect’y of State of NY (SSNY) on 2/6/2019. Office location, County of Monroe. SSNY has been designated as agent of the LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: The LLC, c/o 161 Colby St., Spencerport, NY 14559. Purpose: any lawful act. [ NOTICE ] Notice of formation of 5412 Ridge, LLC Arts. of Org. filed with the Sect’y of State of NY (SSNY) on 1/28/2019. Office location, County of Monroe. SSNY has been designated as agent of the LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: c/o The LLC, 5 Rye Rd., Rochester, NY 14626. Purpose: any lawful act. [ NOTICE ] Notice of Formation of 69 SENECA AVE LLC Art. of Org. filed Sec’y of State (SSNY) on 1/11/2019. Office location: Monroe County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to 1 EAST MAIN STREET, 10th FLOOR, ROCHESTER, NY 14614, C/O MICHAEL PATTISON. Purpose: any lawful activities. [ NOTICE ] Notice of Formation of Anjel Homes LLC. Art. of Org. filed Sec’y of State (SSNY) on 1/30/19. Office location: Monroe County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to the LLC at 115 N Autumn Drive Rochester, NY 14626 . Purpose: any lawful activities. [ NOTICE ]

Notice of Formation of Away We Go Travel LLC. Articles of Organization filed with the New York Department of State on November 30, 2018. Its office is located in Monroe County. The Secretary of State has been designated as agent upon whom process against the Company may be served. SSNY shall mail a copy of process to: 5816 W Wautoma Beach Rd Hilton NY 14468. The purpose of the Company is any lawful activity. [ NOTICE ] Notice of Formation of Better Friend Cards LLC. Art. of Org. filed Sec’y of State (SSNY) on 2/20/19. Office location: Monroe County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to the LLC at 21 Wedmore Rd, Fairport NY 14450 . Purpose: any lawful activities. [ NOTICE ] Notice of Formation of Capfall Wine Cellars LLC. Art. of Org. filed Sec’y of State (SSNY) on 2/8/2019. Office location: Monroe County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to the LLC at 20 Courtenay Cir Pittsford, NY 14534. Purpose: any lawful activities. [ NOTICE ] Notice of Formation of Choice Property Investors LLC. Art. of Org. filed Sec’y of State (SSNY) on 2/21/19. Office location: Monroe County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to the LLC at 11 Mima Circle Fairport, NY 14450 . Purpose: any lawful activities. [ NOTICE ] Notice of Formation of Collaborative Organizations Demonstrating Excellence, LLC. Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 2/12/19. Office location: Monroe County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: The LLC, 79 North Clinton Ave,

Rochester, NY 14604. Purpose: any lawful activity. [ NOTICE ] Notice of Formation of Compliance by Design Consulting, LLC. Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 2/28/19. Office location: Monroe County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: 600 East Ave., Apt. #6, Rochester, NY 14607. Purpose: any lawful activity. [ NOTICE ] NOTICE OF FORMATION OF DOMESTIC LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY; Name of LLC: Lora Laine Properties, LLC; Date of filing: February 26, 2019; Office of the LLC: Orleans Co.; The NY Secretary of State has been designated as the agent upon whom process may be served. NYSS may mail a copy of any process to the LLC at 2228 Kent Road, Kent, New York 14477; Purpose of LLC: Any lawful purpose. [ NOTICE ] Notice of formation of DR. TODD DENEENPSYCHOLOGICAL SERVICES, PLLC. Art. Of Org. filed with the Sect’y of State of NY (SSNY) on 02/14/19. Office in Monroe County. SSNY has been designated as agent of the PLLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to the PLLC, 10 PRINCE STREET, APT. 1 ROCHESTER, NY, 14607 . Purpose: Any lawful purpose [ NOTICE ] Notice of Formation of Echo Entertainment Group LLC. Art. of Org. filed Sec’y of State (SSNY) on 1/4/2019. Office location: Monroe County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to the LLC at 158 Green Moor Way #4 Henrietta, NY 14467. Purpose: any lawful activities. [ NOTICE ] Notice of formation of First Gen Properties, LLC (the “LLC”). Articles of Organization filed with the NY Secy

of State (“SOS”) on 1/16/19. The office of the LLC is in Monroe County. SOS is designated as agent of the LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SOS shall mail a copy of such process to 480 Conkey Ave., Rochester, NY 14621. The LLC is formed to engage in any lawful activity for which an LLC may be formed under the NY LLC law. [ NOTICE ] Notice of Formation of Five Niyamas, LLC. Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 1/24/19. Office location: Monroe County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: The LLC, P.O. Box 1415, Webster, NY 14580. Purpose: any lawful activity. [ NOTICE ] Notice of formation of GJ Property Solutions, LLC Arts. of Org. filed with the Sect’y of State of NY (SSNY) on 1/25/2019. Office location, County of Monroe. SSNY has been designated as agent of the LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: The LLC, 9 Pinon Dr., West Henrietta, NY 14586. Purpose: any lawful act. [ NOTICE ] Notice of formation of GREGO HOMES LLC Arts. of Org. filed with the Sect’y of State of NY (SSNY) on 1/18/2019. Office location, County of Monroe. SSNY has been designated as agent of the LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: The LLC, 61 Avonmore Way, Penfield, NY 14526. Purpose: any lawful act. [ NOTICE ] Notice of formation of Imagen Cosmetics LLC. Arts. of Org. filed with the SSNY on 1/24/19. Office: Monroe County. SSNY designated as agent of the LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to the LLC, 804 S Grosvenor Rd. Rochester, NY 14618. Purpose: Any lawful activity. [ NOTICE ]


Legal Ads Notice of Formation of Iron Smoke Whiskey LLC. Art. of Org. filed Sec’y of State (SSNY) 10/28/11. Office location: Monroe Co. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: The LLC, 111 Parce Ave, Ste 5B, Fairport, NY 14450. Purpose: any lawful activities. [ NOTICE ] Notice of Formation of JB & SON PROPERTIES, LLC.Arts. of Org, filed with Secy. of State of NY(SSNY) on February 25, 2019 Office location: Monroe County.SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to princ.bus. Loc.: 550 Latona Road, Building D,Suite 400, Rochester, New York 14626. Purpose: any lawful activity. [ NOTICE ] Notice of Formation of L’ Angolo Properties, L.L.C. Arts. of Org. filed with NY Dept. of State on 2/21/19. Office location: Monroe County. Sec. of State designated agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served and shall mail process to: 24 Quaker Meeting House Rd., Honeoye Falls, NY 14472. Purpose: all lawful purposes. [ NOTICE ] Notice of Formation of Laskoski & Son Property Investors, LLC. Art. of Org. filed Sec’y of State (SSNY) on 03/21/2017. Office location: Monroe County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to the LLC at 10 Patera Avenue, Fairport, New York 14450. Purpose: any lawful activities. [ NOTICE ] Notice of Formation of Latta Road Properties LLC; Art of Org filed with Sec’y of State (SSNY) 1/30/2019; Office location: Monroe County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to 292 Hamlin Center Road, Hilton, New York

14468. Purpose: Any lawful purpose. [ NOTICE ] Notice of formation of LBJ HOLDINGS, LLC Arts. of Org. filed with the Sect’y of State of NY (SSNY) on 12/31/2018. Office location, County of Monroe. SSNY has been designated as agent of the LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: c/o The LLC, 457 Plymouth Ave., Buffalo, NY 14213. Purpose: any lawful act. [ NOTICE ] Notice of Formation of Nesci Transit LLC. Art. of Org. filed Sec’y of State (SSNY) January 24, 2019. Office location: Monroe County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to the LLC at 1271 Lehigh Station Road, Henrietta, NY 14467. Purpose: any lawful activities. [ NOTICE ] Notice of Formation of Ninepence LLC. Art. of Org. filed Sec’y of State (SSNY) on 2/21/19. Office location: Monroe County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to the LLC at 180 Overbrook Rd, Rochester, NY 14618. Purpose: any lawful activities. [ NOTICE ] Notice of formation of Phire Candle Company LLC Arts. of Org. filed with the Sect’y of State of NY (SSNY) on 10/15/2018. Office location, County of Monroe. SSNY has been designated as agent of the LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: The LLC, 300 Versailles Rd., Rochester, NY 14621. Purpose: any lawful act. [ NOTICE ] Notice of Formation of Pines MM LLC. Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 3/4/19. Office location: Monroe County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: Cogency Global Inc., 10 E 40th St, 10th Fl, NY, NY

To place your ad in the LEGAL section, contact Tracey Mykins by phone at (585) 244-3329 x10 or by email at legals@rochester-citynews.com 10016, the registered agent of LLC upon whom process may be served. Purpose: any lawful activity. [ NOTICE ] Notice of Formation of Pines of Perinton LLC. Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 3/4/19. Office location: Monroe County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: Cogency Global Inc., 10 E 40th St, 10th Fl, NY, NY 10016, the registered agent of LLC upon whom process may be served. Purpose: any lawful activity. [ NOTICE ] Notice of Formation of PLATINUM PROPERTY DEVELOPMENT, LLC Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 02/13/19. Office location: Monroe County. Princ. office of LLC: 150 Orchard St., Ste. 1, Webster, NY 14580. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to the LLC at the addr. of its princ. office. Purpose: Any lawful activity. [ NOTICE ] Notice of Formation of Primetime Wealth Management LLC. Art. of Org. filed Sec’y of State (SSNY) on 2/20/2019 Office location: Monroe County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to the LLC at 198 Park Rd Pittsford NY 14534 . Purpose: any lawful activities. [ NOTICE ] Notice of formation of RAY’S PHOTOGRAPHY, LLC Arts. of Org. filed with the Sect’y of State of NY (SSNY) on 2/28/2019. Office location, County of Monroe. SSNY has been designated as agent of the LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: The LLC, 1112 Peck Rd., Hilton, NY 14468. Purpose: any lawful act. [ NOTICE ] Notice of formation of ROCHESTER

TRANSITIONAL HOUSING LLC Arts. of Org. filed with the Sect’y of State of NY (SSNY) on 1/18/2019. Office location, County of Monroe. SSNY has been designated as agent of the LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: The LLC, 731 Lee Rd., Rochester, NY 14606. Purpose: any lawful act. [ NOTICE ] Notice of Formation of Royal Wash Tonawanda, LLC. Articles of Organization filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 2/5/2019. Office location: Monroe County SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whomprocess against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to principal business location: The LLC, 2851 Monroe Avenue, Rochester, NY 14618. Purpose: any lawful activity [ NOTICE ] Notice of Formation of Saga Properties LLC. Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 6/14/18. Office location: Monroe County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: 109 Despatch, East Rochester, NY 14445. Purpose: any lawful activity. [ NOTICE ] Notice of Formation of SALUT Artwork by Bradd A Young, LLC. Art. of Org. filed Sec’y of State (SSNY) on 2/12/19. Office location: Monroe County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to the LLC at 1900 Highland Ave Roch. NY 14618. Purpose: any lawful activities. [ NOTICE ] Notice of formation of Serqet Media, LLC Arts. of Org. filed with the Sect’y of State of NY (SSNY) on 6/27/2018. Office location, County of Monroe. SSNY has been designated as agent of the LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: c/o The LLC, 55 Danbury Circle, Rochester, NY 14618.

Purpose: any lawful act [ NOTICE ] Notice of formation of Serqet Productions, LLC Arts. of Org. filed with the Sect’y of State of NY (SSNY) on 6/27/2018. Office location, County of Monroe. SSNY has been designated as agent of the LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: The LLC, 55 Danbury Circle, Rochester, NY 14618. Purpose: any lawful act [ NOTICE ] Notice of Formation of Seven Sages Farms, LLC. Art. of Org. filed Sec’y of State (SSNY) 3/5/19. Office location: Monroe Co. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: 100 Allens Creek Road, Ste 100, Rochester, NY 14618. Purpose: any lawful activities. [ NOTICE ] Notice of Formation of SizzleBeach LLC . Art. of Org. filed Sec’y of State (SSNY) on 01/25/2019. Office location: Monroe County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to the LLC at 1297 Lake Road, Webster, NY 14580 . Purpose: any lawful activities. [ NOTICE ] Notice of Formation of Status Advisors LLC. Arts. of Org. filed with Sec’y of State (SSNY) on 2/5/19. Office: Monroe County. SSNY designated as agent of the LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to the LLC, at 1967 Wehrle Dr., Ste 1 #086, Buffalo NY, 14221. Purpose: Any lawful activity. [ NOTICE ] Notice of Formation of Stering Motor Group LLC. Art. of Org. filed Sec’y of State (SSNY) 01.15.2019. Office in Monroe County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to 290 Mt. Hope Ave. Roc., NY 14620. Purpose: any lawful activities.

[ NOTICE ] Notice of formation of Studio K Dance & Fitness, LLC Arts. of Org. filed with the Sect’y of State of NY (SSNY) on 2/7/2019. Office location, County of Monroe. SSNY has been designated as agent of the LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: The LLC, 29 Wood Hill Rd., Pittsford, NY 14534. Purpose: any lawful act. [ NOTICE ] Notice of Formation of THE HUNGS’ PROPERTIES LLC Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 01/14/19. Office location: Monroe County. Princ. office of LLC: 28 N. Goodman St., Rochester, NY 14607. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to the LLC at the addr. of its princ. office. Purpose: Any lawful activity. [ NOTICE ] Notice of Formation of The Saren Group LLC. Art. of Org. filed Sec’y of State (SSNY) on 01/14/2019. Office location: Monroe County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to the LLC at 72 Bonnie Brae Ave Rochester, NY 14618 . Purpose: any lawful activities [ NOTICE ] Notice of Formation of THURSTON & CHILI ASSOCIATES LLC Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 02/04/19. Office location: Monroe County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to c/o Home Leasing, LLC, 180 Clinton Sq., Rochester, NY 14604. Purpose: Any lawful activity. [ NOTICE ] Notice of Formation of THURSTON & CHILI ASSOCIATES MM LLC Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 02/04/19. Office location: Monroe County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process

against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to c/o Home Leasing, LLC, 180 Clinton Sq., Rochester, NY 14604. Purpose: Any lawful activity. [ NOTICE ] Notice of formation of VON REIGNS L.L.C.. Art. Of Org. filed with the Sect’y of State of NY (SSNY) on 10/24/18. Office in Monroe County. SSNY has been designated as agent of the LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to the LLC, 1967 WEHRLE DR STE 1 #086 BUFFALO, NY, 14221. Purpose: Any lawful purpose [ NOTICE ] Notice of Formation of VT Amps USA, LLC. Art. of Org. filed Sec’y of State (SSNY) on March 11, 2019. Office location: Monroe County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to the LLC at 10 Frostholm Drive, Rochester, NY 14624 . Purpose: any lawful activities. [ NOTICE ] Notice of Formation of WHITNEY PAINTING AND REMODELING, LLC Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 02/06/19. Office location: Monroe County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to Keith Whitney, 5839 Chili Riga Center J147, Churchville, NY 14428. Purpose: Any lawful activity. [ NOTICE ] Notice of Formation of WomenOwnedBiz, LLC. Art. of Org. filed Sec’y of State (SSNY) on 12/31/2018. Office location: Monroe County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to the LLC at 6 Creek Hill Lane, Rochester, NY 14625. Purpose: any lawful activities. [ NOTICE ] Notice of Qualification of dESCO, LLC Appl. for Auth. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 02/20/19.

Office location: Monroe County. LLC formed in Delaware (DE) on 12/02/14. Princ. office of LLC: 806 Linden Ave., Ste. 300, Rochester, NY 14625. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to c/o C T Corporation System, 111 Eighth Ave. - 13th Fl., NY, NY 10011. DE addr. of LLC: 1209 Orange St., Wilmington, DE 19801. Cert. of Form. filed with DE Secy. of State, 401 Federal St., Dover, DE 19901. Purpose: Any lawful activity. [ NOTICE ] Notice of Qualification of West Henrietta DG, LLC. Authority filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 02/12/19. Office location: Monroe County. LLC formed in Delaware (DE) on 02/01/19. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: 361 Summit Blvd., Ste. 110, Birmingham, AL 35243. Address to be maintained in DE: 160 Greentree Dr., Ste. 101, Dover, DE 19904. Arts of Org. filed with the Secy. of State, 401 Federal St., Ste. 4, Dover, DE 19901. Purpose: any lawful activities. [ NOTICE ] S3 Info Services L.L.C. Arts of Org. filed SSNY 2/14/19. Office: Monroe Co. SSNY design agent of LLC upon whom process may be served & mail to Jagadish Sau 97 Woodgreen Dr Pittsford, NY 14534 General Purpose [ NOTICE ] Sentinel Property Care LLC Arts of Org. filed SSNY 9/14/18. Office: Monroe Co. SSNY design agent of LLC upon whom process may be served & mail to princ address 25 Penhurst Rd Rochester, NY 14610 RA: US Corp Agents, Inc. 7014 13 Ave #202 Brooklyn, NY 11228 General Purpose [ NOTICE ] SIEMBOR GROUP, LLC has been formed as a Limited Liability Company (LLC) by filing a Certificate with the New York State Secretary of State (NYSS) on February 5,

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Legal Ads 2019. Office located in Monroe County. Address for process to be served against the LLC is: 1200 Beadle Rd, Brockport, NY 14420. Term of LLC is perpetual. Purpose: any lawful activities. [ NOTICE ] Stirling Bridge Homes LLC Filed 2/20/19 Office: Monroe Co. SSNY designated as agent for process & shall mail to: 32 Mulcahy Blvd., Rochester, NY 14624 Purpose: all lawful [ NOTICE ] T 4 PROPERTIES LLC Articles of Org. filed NY Sec. of State (SSNY) 1/16/2019. Office in Monroe Co. SSNY desig. agent of LLC whom process may be served. SSNY shall mail process to 84 Shadowbrook Dr., Rochester, NY 146161519, which is also the principal business location. Purpose: Any lawful purpose. [ NOTICE ] Yoruk Forest, LLC (LLC) filed Arts. of Org. with NY Secy. of State (SS) on November 17, 2017. LLC’s office is in Monroe Co. SS is designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SS will mail a copy of any process to 1425 Jefferson Rd., Rochester, NY 14623. LLC’s purpose: any lawful activity. [ Notice of Formation ] Atlantic-Van Bergh LLC (“LLC”) filed Articles of Organization with the NY Sec. of State (“SSNY”) on 2/8/19. Office location: Monroe County. SSNY is designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served and shall mail a copy of process to 417 Sundance Trail, Webster, NY 14580. Purpose: any lawful activity. [ NOTICE OF FORMATION ] KBG Concrete Facilitation & Excavations LLC filed Articles of Organization with the New York Department of State on February 14, 2019. Its office is located in Monroe County. The Secretary of State has been designated as agent of the Company upon whom process against it may be served

and a copy of any process shall be mailed to The Foti Law Firm P.C., 16 W. Main Street, Suite 100, Rochester NY, 14614. The purpose of the Company is to engage in any lawful act or activity within the purpose for which a limited liability company may be organized. [ Notice of Formation ] Queventive, LLC (“LLC”) filed Articles of Organization with the NY Sec. of State (“SSNY”) on 3/5/19. Office location: Monroe County. SSNY is designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served and shall mail a copy of process to Attn: Julian Goldstein, 200 Commerce Drive, Rochester, NY 14623. Purpose: any lawful activity. [ Notice of Formation ] RRC Property Holdings LLC (“LLC”) filed Articles of Organization with the NY Sec. of State (“SSNY”) on 2/19/19. Office location: Monroe County. SSNY is designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served and shall mail a copy of process to 250 Mill Street, Rochester, NY 14614. Purpose: any lawful activity. [ Notice of Formation ] Victor Manors LLC (“LLC”) filed Articles of Organization with the NY Sec. of State (“SSNY”) on 2/8/19. Office location: Monroe County. SSNY is designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served and shall mail a copy of process to 417 Sundance Trail, Webster, NY 14580. Purpose: any lawful activity. [ Notice of Formation of DRO GREECE LLC ] Arts. Of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on Jan 28, 2019. Office location: Monroe Co., NY. Princ. Office of LLC: 1950 BRIGHTON HEN TLR. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: Princ. Office of LLC. Purpose: Any lawful activity. [ NOTICE OF FORMATION OF LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY ] The name of the LLC is

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To place your ad in the LEGAL section, contact Tracey Mykins by phone at (585) 244-3329 x10 or by email at legals@rochester-citynews.com 419 West State Street LLC. The Articles of Organization were filed with the NY Secretary of State on 7/2/08. The LLC office is located in Orleans County. The NY Secretary of State is designated as the agent of the LLC upon whom process may be served, and the address a copy shall be mailed is 115 Brown Street Albion NY 14411. The LLC is managed by a manager. The purpose of the LLC is any lawful business. [ NOTICE OF FORMATION OF LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY ] The name of the LLC is Crossbridge Wellness Affiliates, LLC. The Articles of Organization were filed with the NY Secretary of State on 1/25/19. The LLC office is located in Monroe County. The NY Secretary of State is designated as the agent of the LLC upon whom process may be served, and the address a copy shall be mailed is 2000 S. Winton Rd, Rochester, NY 14618. The LLC is managed by a manager. The purpose of the LLC is any lawful business. [ NOTICE OF FORMATION OF LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY ]

Pittsford, NY 14534. The purpose of the LLC is to engage in any lawful activity for which Limited Liability Companies may be organized under Section 203 of the New York Limited Liability Company Law. [ NOTICE OF FORMATION OF LLC ] Lawnscapes LLC filed articles of organization with the New York Secretary of State on 01/31/2019 with an effective date of formation of 01/31/2019. Its principal place of business is located in Monroe County. The Secretary of State has been designated as agent upon whom process may be served. A copy of any process shall be mailed to P.O. Box 16403, Rochester, NY 14616. The purpose of the LLC is to engage in any lawful activity for which Limited Liability Companies may be organized under Section 203 of the New York Limited Liability Company Law. [ NOTICE OF FORMATION OF WILHUSKY HOUSING, LLC ]

The name of the LLC is MJM Focus Enterprises LLC. The Articles of Organization were filed with the NY Secretary of State on 3/4/19. The LLC office is located in Monroe County. The NY Secretary of State is designated as the agent of the LLC upon whom process may be served, and the address a copy shall be mailed is 36 Gieger Circle Rochester NY 14612. The LLC is managed by a manager. The purpose of the LLC is any lawful business.

WilHusky Housing, LLC (the “LLC”) filed Articles of Organization with NY Secretary of State (SSNY) 1/31/19. Office location: Monroe County, NY. Principal business location: 1265 Scottsville Rd, Rochester, NY 14624. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to CT Corporation System, 28 Liberty Street, NY, NY 10005 which is also the registered agent upon whom process may be served. Purpose: Any lawful activity.

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Boyar Business Group, LLC filed articles of organization with the New York Secretary of State on 02/27/2019 with an effective date of formation of 02/27/2019. Its principal place of business is located in Monroe County. The Secretary of State has been designated as agent upon whom process may be served. A copy of any process shall be mailed to 19 Whitecliff Drive,

Michels Corporation is seeking MBE/WBE Certified Contractors for subcontracting opportunities for the City of Rochester, NY “Cleaning And Lining of Water Mains 2019”, Project No. 19W102. We are soliciting quotes for the following items: Traffic Control Services & Signage, Project Information Signs, Hauling, Final Bituminous Pavement RestorationPatch Work, Final

Concrete Pavement Restoration-Patch Work, Modifications to the existing water main service line, Repairs to Concrete Driveways, Walkways & Curbs, General Excavation Services, Piping Materials (Ductile Iron Pipe, Fittings, Valves, etc.), Storage Containers, Portable Restrooms, Dumpsters, as well as any applicable items not listed. All quotations applicable to the construction of this project will be accepted and reviewed. All MBE/WBE Certified Contractors and Suppliers should contact, IN WRITING, Michelle Nieves via email MNieves@Michels. us with questions. All negotiations must be completed prior to 3/21/2019. Cost evaluation will be based on the lowest responsible quote. We are an equal opportunity employer. Please fax quotes along with certification to the attention of Estimator, Paul Petrykowski, or Michelle Nieves at 503391-8317. The plans and specifications are available for your review at https://michels.box. com/s/ jeir4dmqti 94myio4qfypm| pcsstqnl74. [ SUMMONS AND NOTICE ] SUPREME COURT OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK COUNTY OF MONROE Index No. E2018001231 CHESWOLD (TL), LLC, Plaintiff, vs. The heirs-at-law, next of kin, distributees, ecutors,administrators, assignees, lienors, creditors, successorsin-interest and generally all persons having or claiming under, by or through CHARLES A. CONNOR, by purchase, inheritance, lien or otherwise of any right, title or interest in and to the premises described in the complaint herein, and all creditors thereof, and the respective wives, or widows of his, if any, all of whose names and addresses are unknown to Plaintiff; NEW YORK STATE DEPARTMENT OF TAXATION AND FINANCE; UNITED STATES OF AMERICA; COUNTY OF MONROE; US BANK AS CUSTODIAN FOR PFS

FINANCIAL 1, LLC; PROPEL FINANCIAL 1, LLC; The heirsat-law, next of kin, distributees, executors, administrators, assignees, lienors, creditors, successorsin-interest and generally all persons having or claiming under, by or through CYNTHIA D.CONNOR, by purchase, inheritance, lien or otherwise of any right, title or interest in and to the premises described in the complaint herein, and all creditors thereof, and the respective husbands, or widowers of hers, if any, all of whose names and addresses are unknown to plaintiff; TERRY CONNOR A/K/A TERRY LEE CONNOR RANGER, AS HEIR AND DISTRIBUTEE OF THE ESTATE OF CHARLES A. CONNOR AND/OR OF THE ESTATE OF CYNTHIA D. CONNOR; MARY EDWARDS, AS HEIR AND DISTRIBUTEE OF THE ESTATE OF CHARLES A. CONNOR AND/OR OF THE ESTATE OF CYNTHIA D. CONNOR; CATHERINE HARRING, AS HEIR AND DISTRIBUTEE OF THE ESTATE OF CHARLES A. CONNOR AND/OR OF THE ESTATE OF CYNTHIA D. CONNOR AND “JOHN DOE #5” THROUGH “JOHN DOE #100,” Defendants. TO THE ABOVE NAMED DEFENDANTS: YOU ARE HEREBY SUMMONED to answer the complaint in the above-entitled foreclosure action, and to serve a copy of your answer on Plaintiff’s attorney within thirty (30) days after the service of this summons, exclusive of the day of service or within thirty (30) days after completion of service where service is made in any other manner than by personal service within the State. The United States of America, if designated as a defendant in this action, may answer or appear within sixty (60) days of service hereof. In case of your failure to appear or answer, judgment will be taken against you by default for the relief demanded in the complaint. Monroe County is designated as the place of trial. The basis of venue is the location of the subject premises. Dated:

December 27, 2018 TO THE ABOVE NAMED DEFENDANTS: The foregoing summons is served upon you by publication, pursuant to an Order of Honorable J. Scott Odorisi, a Justice of the Supreme Court, dated February 5, 2019, and filed with supporting papers in the Monroe County Clerk’s Office. This is an action to foreclose a tax lien covering the property known as 1339-1341 Clifford Avenue, City of Rochester, New York and identified as tax account no. 106.352-1 (the “Tax Parcel”). The relief sought is the sale of the Tax Parcel at public auction in satisfaction of the tax lien. In case of your failure to appear, judgment may be taken against you in the sum of $10,743.49, together with interest, costs, disbursements and attorneys’ fees of this action, and directing the public sale of the Tax Parcel .PHILLIPS LYTLE LLP Anthony J. Iacchetta Attorneys for Plaintiff Cheswold (TL), LLC 28 East Main Street Suite 1400 Rochester, New York 14614 Telephone No. (585) 758-2110 aiacchetta@ phillipslytle.com [ SUMMONS WITH NOTICE ] SUPREME COURT OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK COUNTY OF MONROE Plaintiff designates Monroe County as the place of trial, situs of the real property. The address of the real property is: 88 COLUMBIA AVENUE, ROCHESTER, NEW YORK 14608 INDEX NO. E2018005384 EB 2EMINY, LLC, Plaintiff,‑against‑ THE UNKNOWN HEIRS AND DISTRIBUTEES OF THE ESTATE OF GREGORY C. SMITH, if living and if they be dead, any and all persons who may claim as devisees, distributees, legal representatives, successors in interest of the said defendants, all of whom and whose names and places of residence are unknown to the plaintiff and cannot after diligent inquiry be ascertained, LUE E. SMITH AS HEIR AND DISTRIBUTEE OF THE ESTATE OF GREGORY C. SMITH, THE CITY COURT OF ROCHESTER,TOWN COURT OF

BRIGHTON, WORKERS COMPENSATION BOARD OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, ESL FEDERAL CREDIT UNION, ASSET ACCEPTANCE LLC APO COMP USA, THE MONROE COUNTY CLERK, NEW YORK STATE DEPARTMENT OF TAXATION AND FINANCE, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA (WESTERN DISTRICT), PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, COUNTY OF MONROE; US BANK AS CUSTODIAN FOR PFS FINANCIAL 1, LLC A/K/A PROPEL TAX; PROPEL FINANCIAL 1, LLC, GERALD C. SMITH AS HEIR AT LAW AND DISTRIBUTEE OF THE ESTATE OF GREGORY C. SMITH, GABRIELLE C. SMITH AS HEIR AT LAW AND DISTRIBUTEE OF THE ESTATE OF GREGORY C. SMITH,CRYSTAL SMITH AS HEIR AT LAW AND DISTRIBUTEE OF THE ESTATE OF GREGORY C. SMITH, Defendants. TO THE ABOVE NAMED DEFENDANTS: YOU ARE HEREBY SUMMONED to answer the Complaint in this action and to serve a copy of your answer, or if the Complaint is not served with this Summons, to serve a notice of appearance, on the Plaintiff’s attorney(s) within twenty (20) days after service of this Summons, exclusive of the day of service (or thirty (30) days after service is complete if this Summons is not personally delivered to you within the State of New York); and in case of your failure to appear or answer, judgment will be taken against you by default for the relief demanded herein. NOTICE YOU ARE IN DANGER OF LOSING YOUR HOME If you do not respond to this summons and complaint by serving a copy of the answer on the attorney for the tax lien holder who filed this foreclosure proceeding against you and filing the answer with the court, a default judgment may be entered and you can lose your home. Speak to an attorney or go to the court where your case is pending for further information on how to answer the summons and protect your property. Sending a payment to the tax lien holder will not stop


Legal Ads the foreclosure action. YOU MUST RESPOND BY SERVING A COPY OF THE ANSWER ON THE ATTORNEY FOR THE PLAINTIFF (TAX LIEN HOLDER) AND FILING THE ANSWER WITH THE COURT. The object of this action is to foreclose tax liens covering: 88 COLUMBIA AVENUE, ROCHESTER, NEW YORK 14608 JUDGMENT IN THE APPROXIMATE AMOUNT OF $7,237.82 plus interest [ SUMMONS WITH NOTICE ] SUPREME COURT OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK COUNTY OF MONROE The address of the real property is: 680 AVENUE D, ROCHESTER, NEW YORK 14621 Plaintiff designates Monroe County as the place of trial, situs of the real property. INDEX NO. E2018003481 EB 1EMINY, LLC, -Plaintiff, ‑against‑ OSNIEL C. MARTINEZ LOPEZ, if living and if they be dead, any and all persons who may claim as devisees, distributees, legal representatives, successors in interest of the said defendants, all of whom and whose names and places of residence are unknown to the plaintiff and cannot after diligent inquiry be ascertained; HERSHEL KLEIN; MIDLAND FUNDING, LLC; PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK; NEW YORK STATE DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS C/O ROCHESTER CORRECTIONAL FACILITY; MONROE COUNTY CLERK; THE CITY COURT OF ROCHESTER; NEW YORK STATE DEPARTMENT OF TAXATION AND FINANCE; COUNTY OF MONROE; TOWER DBW II TRUST 2013-1 A/K/A TOWER CAPITAL; US BANK AS CUSTODIAN FOR PFS FINANCIAL 1, LLC A/K/A PROPEL TAX, PROPEL FINANCIAL 1, LLC, “JOHN DOE #1” through “JOHN DOE #20” the last twenty names being fictitious and unknown to Plaintiff, the persons or parties intended being the tenants, occupants, persons or corporations, if any, having or claiming an interest in or lien upon the premises, described in the

complaint, Defendants. TO THE ABOVE NAMED DEFENDANTS: YOU ARE HEREBY SUMMONED to answer the Complaint in this action and to serve a copy of your answer, or if the Complaint is not served with this Summons, to serve a notice of appearance, on the Plaintiff’s attorney(s) within twenty (20) days after service of this Summons, exclusive of the day of service (or thirty (30) days after service is complete if this Summons is not personally delivered to you within the State of New York); and in case of your failure to appear or answer, judgment will be taken against you by default for the relief demanded herein. NOTICE YOU ARE IN DANGER OF LOSING YOUR HOME If you do not respond to this summons and complaint by serving a copy of the answer on the attorney for the tax lien holder who filed this foreclosure proceeding against you and filing the answer with the court, a default judgment may be entered and you can lose your home. Speak to an attorney or go to the court where your case is pending for further information on how to answer the summons and protect your property. Sending a payment to the tax lien holder will not stop the foreclosure action. YOU MUST RESPOND BY SERVING A COPY OF THE ANSWER ON THE ATTORNEY FOR THE PLAINTIFF (TAX LIEN HOLDER) AND FILING THE ANSWER WITH THE COURT. The object of this action is to foreclose tax liens covering: 680 AVENUE D, ROCHESTER, NEW YORK 14621 JUDGMENT IN THE APPROXIMATE AMOUNT OF $7,182.38 plus interest [ SUPPLEMENTAL SUMMONS ] SUPREME COURT OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK COUNTY OF MONROE Bank of America, N.A., Plaintiff, -againstBernice Hardy, James M. Hardy, as Heir to the Estate of James E. Hardy a/k/a James Edward Hardy a/k/a James Hardy, Harriet Fisher, as Heir to the Estate of James E. Hardy a/k/a James Edward Hardy a/k/a James Hardy if living, and if she be dead,

Fun her respective heirsat-law, next of kin, distributees, executors, administrators, trustees, devisees, legatees, assignees, lienors, creditors and successors in interest, and generally all persons having or claiming under, by or through said defendants who may be deceased, by purchase, inheritance, lien or otherwise, any right, title or interest in and to the premises described in the Complaint herein, Vikki Tabourne, as Heir to the Estate of James E. Hardy a/k/a James Edward Hardy a/k/a James Hardy, Sherman Hardy, as Heir to the Estate of James E. Hardy a/k/a James Edward Hardy a/k/a James Hardy, Public Administrator of the County of Monroe, as Administrator of the Estate of James E. Hardy a/k/a James Edward Hardy a/k/a James Hardy and James E. Hardy a/k/a James Edward Hardy a/k/a James Hardy’s heirsat-law, next-of-kin, distributees, executors, administrators, trustees, devises, legatees, assignees, lienors, creditors, and successors in interest, and generally all persons having or claiming, under, by or through said defendant, who may be deceased, by purchase, inheritance, lien or otherwise, any right, title or interest in and to the premises described in the complaint herein, Capital One Bank, NY Financial Services LLC, New York State Department of Taxation and Finance, United States of America, Defendants. Index No.: 9781/2017 Filed: 2/13/19 Plaintiff designates Monroe County as the place of trial. Venue is based upon the County in which the mortgaged premises is situated. TO THE ABOVE NAMED DEFENDANT(S): YOU ARE HEREBY SUMMONED to answer the Complaint in this action and to serve a copy of your Answer or, if the Complaint is not served with this Summons, to serve a Notice of Appearance on the attorneys for the plaintiff within twenty (20) days after service of this Summons, exclusive of the day of service; or within thirty (30) days after service is complete if this Summons is not

personally delivered to you within the State of New York; or within sixty (60) days if it is the United States of America. In case of your failure to appear or answer, judgment will be taken against you by default for the relief demanded in the Complaint. NOTICE OF NATURE OF ACTION AND RELIEF SOUGHT THE OBJECT of the above captioned action is to foreclose a Mortgage to secure $89,838.00 and interest, recorded in the office of the clerk of the County of Monroe on September 19, 1989 in Liber 9716, Page 164 covering premises known as 1250 Howard Road, Rochester, NY 14624. The relief sought in the within action is a final judgment directing the sale of the premises described above to satisfy the debt secured by the Mortgage described above. NOTICE YOU ARE IN DANGER OF LOSING YOUR HOME If you do not respond to this summons and complaint by serving a copy of the answer on the attorney for the mortgage company who filed this foreclosure proceeding against you and filing the answer with the court, a default judgment may be entered and you can lose your home. Speak to an attorney or go to the court where your case is pending for further information on how to answer the summons and protect your property. Sending a payment to your mortgage company will not stop this foreclosure action. YOU MUST RESPOND BY SERVING A COPY OF THE ANSWER ON THE ATTORNEY FOR THE PLAINTIFF (MORTGAGE COMPANY) AND FILING THE ANSWER WITH THE COURT. Dated: Bay Shore, New York January 23, 2019 Frenkel, Lambert, Weiss, Weisman & Gordon, LLP BY: Linda P. Manfredi Attorneys for Plaintiff 53 Gibson Street Bay Shore, New York 11706 (631) 969-3100 Our File No.: 01083565-F00

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