Joseph E. Robach

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Electronics Recycling Event Saturday, January 5th

I am teaming up with Sunnking, Waste Management, Monroe County, and Time Warner Cable for an electronics recycling event on Saturday, January 5th from 9:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. at Monroe County ecopark, 10 Avion Drive, Rochester, NY, 14624.  

Most electronics are 100% recyclable. Common materials that are recovered through this process for reuse include glass, copper, aluminum, tin, steel, iron, plastic, silver, platinum, and gold.

            Some of the common items that are accepted include:

December 11, 2012
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School Number 9 Annual Cookie Contest

On Friday afternoon, I had the privilege to take part in the annual School #9 Cookie Contest as a judge. There were a number of worthy entries! Great job by all those who took part in this annual holiday tradition!

December 11, 2012
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State Street Bakery and Eatery Opens

On Friday I had the privilege to join with business owner Patrick Ralleo to cut the ribbon on the State Street Bakery and Eatery, located Downtown at 165 State St.

 

After seven years of planning, Patrick Ralleo opened the State Street Bakery and Eatery on Oct. 15, and has been offering fresh baked goods every morning, including croissants, Danish, cakes and breads. The State Street Bakery and Eatery also serves lunch specialty sandwiches, wraps and salads. Wedding cakes are also available for order.

 

December 10, 2012
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Charlotte Tree Lighting Ceremony

On Friday night, I had the privilege to take part in the annual tree lighting ceremony in Charlotte. It was a pleasure to be joined by so many great family and friends from our community!

December 10, 2012
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Community Connection for Week Ending Sunday, December 9th

In this week's Community Connection: the 2012 Coats for Kids Winter Clothes Drive winds down; upcoming events around our area in the week ahead, and looking back at the grand opening of MediSked. Click the link below to read this week's Community Connection in full-screen view.

December 6, 2012
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Town of Greece Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony

Last night I had the privilege to join families from the Town of Greece, the Greece Arcadia Middle School Chorus, and Santa Claus at the Town of Greece Christmas Tree Lighting ceremony. It was a pleasure to see so many families taking part in this year's ceremony. Great job by the Greece Arcadia Middle School Chorus in their performance last night!

December 6, 2012
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Rochester PD Offers Tips for Safe Holiday Season

The Rochester Police Department wants you

 to have a Happy and Safe Holiday Season!

 

Holiday Crime Prevention

Here are some tips from the Rochester Police Department on how to celebrate safely this holiday season:

If You Are Out for the Evening

December 5, 2012
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MediSked Celebrates Grand Opening

This afternoon, I had the opportunity to speak at the grand opening ceremony for MediSked, LLC, located on University Avenue. MediSked, LLC was born out of a partnership between provider agency management and proven success with software engineering. The founders of MediSked started the company as a research innovation at RIT in Rochester, NY back in 2003. What started out as an exhaustive search for an existing agency management software solution specific for home and community based provider agencies, quickly turned into the creation of MediSked and its one of a kind software solution that manages the unique workflows and requirements of such agencies.

December 4, 2012
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Buckingham Properties Opens New Corporate Office

On Friday afternoon, I had the privilege to speak at the grand opening ceremony for Buckingham Properties new corporate office, located in Alexander Park at 259 Alexander Street. Founded in 1970, Buckingham Properties LLC is the largest and most diverse real estate development and property management company in the Rochester area. The company currently owns and manages more than 40 properties comprising over 8.5 million square feet of rental space in the Greater Rochester region.

December 4, 2012
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WDKX Brings Christmas Downtown

In the continuing tradition of bringing quality entertainment and giving back to the Rochester Community, 103.9 WDKX FM will be spreading joy this holiday season, with the "Share the Warmth" coat giveaway taking place Saturday, December 1st as well as Saturday, December 15th at the Salem United Church of Christ (60 Bittner St.). With the help of multiple community organizations, WDKX will be distributing coats, hats & gloves, and pictures with Santa Clause to the less fortunate children of our community.

 

December 3, 2012
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Community Connection for Week Ending Sunday, December 2nd

In this week's Community Connection, details regarding the 2012 Career Fair for Business and Technical Professionals, upcoming events around our community, and joining Governor Cuomo on a tour of Rochester earlier this week. Click on the pdf link below to read this week's Community Connection in full-screen view.

November 30, 2012
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2012 Career Fair for Business and Technical Professionals

On Thursday, December 13th, I am proud to host the 2012 Career Fair for Business and Technical Professionals! Details below:

 

CAREER FAIR FOR BUSINESS AND TECHNICAL PROFESSIONALS

 

THURSDAY DECEMBER 13, 2012

2:00 P.M. UNTIL 5:00 P.M.

 

MONROE COMMUNITY COLLEGE

Warshof Conference Center

R. Thomas Flynn Campus Center

Monroe A & B

 

Hosted by Monroe Community College Office of Workforce Development

 

Sponsored by:

The August Group

Time Warner Cable

RochesterWorks!

Angelo Planning Group, LLC

Senator Joseph E. Robach

November 29, 2012
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Community Connection for Week Ending Sunday, November 18th

In this week's Thanksgiving-themed Community Connection, facts and history about Thanksgiving, looking back on the events around our community to honor our veterans during Veterans Day weekend, and upcoming events around the area. As always, click the link below to read this week's community connection in full screen. A reminder, there will be no Community Connection published next week, the next issue will be published on November 30th for the week ending Sunday, December 2nd. 

November 16, 2012
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Meeting with Boy Scouts from Troop 18

Earlier this afternoon I had the opportunity to meet with a group of boy scouts from Troop 18. The four scouts, who visited my district office, discussed issues regarding our community as they complete the process for their Citizenship Merit Badge. In addition to our community, we also discussed how government operates in New York State and current issues facing our state government.

November 15, 2012
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Town of Greece Senior Thanksgiving Party

Earlier today I had the privilege to visit with some of Greece's senior population at the annual Thanksgiving party, which was held at the Town of Greece Community and Senior Center. As always, the lunch was a hit, complete with turkey, mashed potatoes, stuffing, gravy, and pumpkin pie for dessert. Musical entertainment was provided following the lunch.

November 15, 2012
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News and Views November 13th, 2012

On Tuesday, November 13th, I was a guest on the New York Senate's television show News and Views. While on the show, I discussed the upcoming New York State Legislative Session, continuing the fight regarding an increase in tolls on the New York State Thruway for commercial trucks, and a review of Veterans Day events in Rochester.

November 15, 2012
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Darn Good Cookie Company Grand Opening

On Monday afternoon, I had the privilege to attend, and speak at the grand opening ceremony for Darn Good Cookie Company. Offering a variety of cookies in customizable baskets, boxes, trays or bags, Darn Good Cookie Company will delight the palette of Rochesterians and make a difference in the community. Whatever the event - a birthday or anniversary celebration, wedding or baby shower, summer picnic or holiday party or work meeting or conference - Darn Good Cookie Company will provide just the right cookie creation. Darn Good Cookie Company places and trains individuals in recovery in a supportive employment setting, providing them with a path to rebuild and relearn job skills.

November 14, 2012
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WebTitle Agency Opens New Corporate Offices

On Thursday afternoon, I had the privilege to attend, and speak at, the grand opening ceremony for WebTitle Agency's new corporate office, located in Brighton. WebTitle and partner companies Cascade Settlement Agency and Customized Lenders Services are now located at 500-A Canal View Boulevard. The new corporate headquarters occupies approximately 31,000 square feet with 37 separate offices, multiple training rooms with versatile conference space, Wi-Fi access and upwards of 200 parking spaces. This new facility will allow the staff of 160 to better integrate the three business units, further enhance the products/services offered to better serve the needs of their client partners and allow ample space for continued expansion.

November 14, 2012
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Veterans Day 2012

Throughout this past weekend, I had the honor and privilege to be a part of many great events around our community to honor all of our veterans as a part of Veterans Day weekend. Thank you to all of the courageous ment and women who sacrificed so much to fight for our country, and allow us to enjoy life as we know it today. Best wishes to all of the men and women who continue to fight for our freedom each and every day around the world. For many more photos from this weekend's Veterans Day events, visit https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.10151162419778090.461735.22775...

November 13, 2012
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Community Connection for Week Ending Sunday, November 11th

In this week's Community Connection, an update on my Coats for Kids Winter Clothes Drive; St. Lawrence students perform their annual Veterans Day ceremony and concert; upcoming events around our area in the week ahead. To read this week's Community Connection in full-screen, click on the link below. A reminder that last week's Community Connection, which was a special Veterans Day-themed one, has the schedule of some of the events taking place for Veterans Day.

November 9, 2012
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