Democrat and Chronicle from Rochester, New York on October 22, 2015 · Page A3
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DemocratandChronicle .com E2 Thursday,October22,2015 Page3A What's important and interesting around Rochester. ROCNews Share your panorama photos online at http://on.rocne.ws/rocview ROCHESTER VIEW SANDI OSTERWISE, FAIRPORT Historic homes at the Genesee Country Village and Museum. The U.S. government i s one step closer to naming the East Rochester Post Office in honor of fallen Rochester Police O fficer Daryl Pierson. The Senate on Tuesday passed the bill that would change the name of the facility to the Offic er Daryl R. Pierson Mem orial Post Office Building. The bill passed the House of Representatives in September. The bill, sponsored by R ep. Louise Slaughter in t he House and supported by Senators Charles Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand in the Senate, now goes before Presi- d ent Obama for final ap- p roval. “Rochester is home to s o many heroes and we m ust never forget those who made the ultimate sacrifice to keep us safe,” said Slaughter in a re- Post Office renaming advances Senate OKs E. Rochester honors for fallen officer JON HAND @JONHAND1 SeePIERSON,Page7A PHOTO COURTESY OF THE ROCHESTERPOLICE DEPARTMENT Officer Daryl Pierson Jobs and taxes shared the spotlight at a debate between three M onroe County executive candidates Wednesday as each spoke about changes they would like to see in the county in upcoming y ears. The debate, televised by WROC News 8, saw Monroe County Clerk Cheryl Dinolfo, a Republican, Sandra Frankel, a Democrat, and Raj esh Barnabas, a television prod ucer running on the Green Party ticket, trade answers on questions asked by anchors and residents via social media. The debate was cosponsored by the League of Women V oters. B oth Frankel and Dinolfo were quick to draw on their wealth of political experience as proof that they each are qualified to fill the county TAXES, POVERTY, JOBS DEBATED 3Monroe County executive candidates tackle key issues SARAH TADDEO @SJTADDEO MIKE BRADLEY From left, Rajesh Barnabas (Green Party), Cheryl Dinolfo (Republican), and Sandy Frankel (Democrat) participate in a candidates debate for Monroe County executive Wednesday night in Rochester. SeeDEBATE,Page7A

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