An educational asset at risk

International students enrolled at UR, RIT and other local schools boost these institutions and the local economy. But changes in immigration policies could prompt foreign students to study in other countries or return to their native lands.

Who will write its next chapter?

Writers & Books, one of the nation’s oldest and most active community-based literary centers, is searching nationwide for a new executive director with the soul of a literary artist and the brain of an entrepreneur.

Is Rochester ready for e-scooters?

Convenient, efficient and fun to ride, e-scooters are probably in our future. But adding them to the Rochester roadway could compound the transportation problem.

How young professionals see Rochester

When Rochester native Andrew Brady returned here in 2012 after going to college at Cornell University and living in Boston for a few years, he found the city undergoing a transformation. In an wide-ranging audio interview with Rochester Beacon publisher Alex Zapesochny, the Rochester Young Professionals president talks about why Rochester now is a magnet for a growing number of young people, and other topics. Listen to their conversation.