Joseph E. Robach

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Unveiling the Three-Panel Mural on the Erie Canal in Greece

On Monday, September 20th, 2010, the Greece Chamber of Commerce dedicated a new kiosk and three-panel mural underneath the Elmgrove Road bridge at Henpeck Park in Greece. The mural, located on the Erie Canal, was designed by artist Stacey Kirby and depicts three stages of the canal in Greece. The ribbon-cutting ceremony was held as a part of World Canals Conference, which is taking place through Thursday this week. Events are scheduled for Spencerport, Brockport, Pittsford, Fairport, Bushnell's Basin and Buffalo.

September 20, 2010
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Community Update for Week Ending September 17th, 2010

Here is my Community Update for the week ending Friday, September 17th, 2010. As always to view this in full screen, please click on the link below.

September 17, 2010
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Be Prepared for Flu Season!

As we enter flu season, here is some helpful information from the Monroe County Health Department:

Regardless if you got the seasonal and/or the H1N1 shot last year, you need a flu shot this Fall. This year's flu vaccine will contain H1N1 as it is believed that H1N1 will again circulate. But unlike last year, you will not need a separate shot -- 1 shot will do it. Also new this year, all persons 6 months and older are encouraged to get vaccinated.

There are numerous venues to get a flu shot -- your doctor, a pharmacy, or one of the dozens of public clinics. There are LINKS below to the major flu clinic providers in Monroe County. We encourage you to visit their web sites to find the location that is most convenient for you.

September 17, 2010
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Senator Robach Kicks Off Hilton Rotary Dictionary Project

On Thursday, September 16th, Senator Robach was at Village Elementary School in Hilton to kick off the Hilton Rotary Dictionary Project. Through this project, third graders at elementary schools in Hilton will receive a dictionary to use throughout the new school year. Senator Robach also distributed dictionaries to third grader's at St. Paul's Lutheran School in Hilton on Thursday.

September 16, 2010
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Ada Ridge Court II Grand Opening

On Wednesday, September 15th, Senator Robach made remarks at, and helped cut the ribbon at, a ceremony to mark the opening of Ada Ridge Court II in Greece. A devastating fire in 2009 during the final stage of construction required the building to be completely razed and rebuilt from the ground up. Through the dedication of the Greece Fire Department, PathStone Corporation, the development team, and financing partners, the project was reconstructed in less than 8 months. For more information, visit PathStone's website by clicking here.

September 15, 2010
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Senator Robach Kicks Off Greece Rotary Dictionary Project

On Tuesday, September 14th, Senator Robach kicked off the 2010 Greece Rotary Dictionary Project. Throughout the next two week, Senator Robach will visit elementary schools in Greece to distribute dictionaries to third grade students. Tuesday morning, Senator Robach distributed dictionaries to students at West Ridge Elementary School.

September 14, 2010
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Senator Robach Welcomes Back Honor Flight Veterans

This weekend, local Veterans took part in an Honor Flight on Saturday, September 11th. Veterans returned to the Rochester International Airport on Sunday, September 12th. Senator Robach welcomed Veterans as they returned home. For more information on Honor Flight, you can visit Honor Flight Rochester's website by clicking here.

September 13, 2010
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Senator Robach Conducts Coin Toss at East High School

On Saturday, September 11th, Senator Robach performed the coin toss prior to kickoff of the Marshall vs. East varsity football game at East High School in Rochester. East defeated Marshall 47-6 to move to 2-0 on the season. With the loss, Marshall dropped their record to 1-1.

September 13, 2010
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Reaching Out for Change Stop the Violence Day

On Saturday, September 11th, 2010, Senator Robach attended Reaching Out for Change's Stop the Violence Day. Reaching Out for Change is an organization whose mission is to stop violence while influencing young people to put their full energy and focus in to school.

September 13, 2010
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Ridge Road Fire District 09/11 Remembrance Ceremony

On Saturday, September 11th, 2010, Senator Robach attended and made remarks at a remembrance ceremony to mark the 9th anniversary of the terrorist attacks of September 11th, 2001. Each year, the Ridge Road Fire District hosts a 09/11 Remembrance Ceremony at the Living Memorial. The memorial was dedicated in 2006 as a tribute to those who lost their lives in the terrorist attacks on September 11th, 2001, in addition to firefighters who have lost their life in the live of duty.

September 13, 2010
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Senator Robach's Community Update for Week Ending September 10, 2010

Here is Senator Robach Community Update for the week ending Friday, September 10th, 2010. As always, to view it in full screen, click the .pdf file link below.

September 10, 2010
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September 11th Remerbrance Ceremonies

Saturday will mark the 9th anniversary of the terrorist attacks in our country, which took place on September 11th, 2001. There will be a number of events around the area to remember those who perished on that day. In my district, the September 11th Memorial Service at Monroe Community College will begin at 8:00 a.m. This is free to the public, and you should use parking lot G on the Brighton campus. In Greece, a 9/11 Remembrance Service will be held at the Greece Ridge Fire Department, 1299 Long Pond Road. The service will begin at 10:00 a.m. and guests are ask to assemble at the Emergency Service Memorial on grounds.

 

September 8, 2010
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Labor Day Parade 2010

On Monday, September 6th, Senator Robach was proud to once again walk in this year's Labor Day Parade with a large number of supporters from our community.

September 8, 2010
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Old Timer Club Picnic at Genesee Valley Park

On Saturday, August 28th, Senator Robach visited with guests at the Old Time Club Annual Picnic, which was held at Genesee Valley Park in Rochester. Included in this group is the Most Wanted Motorcycle Club of Rochester, pictured with Senator Robach.

September 7, 2010
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Senator Robach Attends March for Norman Williams

On Saturday, August 28th, Senator Robach took part in a march to remember the life of Norman Williams. This is the third year for the march, which was held by his mother, Mrs. Alpha Harris. Williams was killed on the corner of Frost Ave. and Jefferson Ave. The march began at that corner and continued to Victory Living Christian Faith Center.

September 7, 2010
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Community Update for Week Ending September 3, 2010

Here is my Community Update for the week ending Friday, September 3, 2010. For a full screen view, click on the link below. Have a safe and happy Labor Day Weekend!

September 2, 2010
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Smoke, Flames and Courage 2010

On Saturday, August 28th, Senator Robach made remarks at Smoke, Flames, and Courage 2010, which was held at Ontario Beach Park in Charlotte. Smoke, Flames, and Courage was an expo of firefighting past and present, and took place for two days. It featured displays and exhibits for families throughout the weekend. For more information, visit their facebook page here.

September 1, 2010
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Senator Robach Presents Award to Executive Director of Skip Generations

On Friday, August 27th, Senator Robach attended the First Church Divine Hall of Fame Stella Awards Dinner, where he presented an award to Linda James, Executive Director of Skip Generations. Pictured with Senator Robach are Dr. Lloyd T. Oldham and Linda James.

September 1, 2010
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Senator Robach's Legislative Update for August 30th, 2010

On Monday, August 30th, Senator Robach was a guest on Legislative Update.

September 1, 2010
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Susan B. Anthony House Launches "Send Susan Home"

“SEND SUSAN B. ANTHONY HOME” ---That’s the refrain being heralded by the Susan B. Anthony House and museum, a National Historic Landmark, in Rochester, NY. Remember those Susan B. Anthony dollars first minted by the United States Treasury in 1979? They were originally released by the U.S. Mint at the Susan B. Anthony House at 17 Madison Street in Rochester, New York. The dollar coin, the first U.S. currency to bear the image of a famous American woman, went into circulation from her home much the same she journeyed forth from Madison Street to campaign for human rights. About eight hundred million Susan B. Anthony dollars were minted over twenty years. However,the coin was similar enough in size and color to the quarter that it never caught on as currency.

August 30, 2010
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