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From civil rights leaders to award winning artists, the Rochester area has been home to a number of remarkable people. Since 2010, the Democrat and Chronicle's Jim Memmott has chronicled the lives of individuals who have helped define our...

When Japanese planes attacked Pearl Harbor on the morning of December 7, 1941, five servicemen from Monroe County were among the dead. A half-dozen more gave their lives on D-Day when Allied troops stormed the beaches at Normandy. Young men...

The Democrat and Chronicle worked in conjunction with ACT Rochester and the Rochester Area Community Foundation to commission a poll of Monroe County residents on racial opinions. Siena College Research Institute conducted the survey Dec. 4-12,...

The poll of 1,056 registered voters in the city of Rochester was conducted July 29 to August 1 for Voice of the Voter by the Siena College Research Instiitute. The margin of error is plus or minus 3.0 percent. Voice of the Voter is a...

The poll of 503 likely Democratic voters in the city of Rochester was conducted September 3-5 for Voice of the Voter by the Siena College Research Instiitute. The margin of error is plus or minus 3.0 percent. Voice of the Voter is a...

In a CSA (community-supported agriculture) program, consumers become shareholders in the farm by making investments at the beginning of the growing season. In return, the farm supplies the consumer with fresh produce on a weekly basis...

In 1996, retired Kodak engineer Roland Zavada was one of several experts asked to review the photographic evidence relating to the assassination of President Kennedy. His full report. including some appendices, is available below. His work was...