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September 9th is Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder Day

The National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence-Rochester Area (NCADD-RA) is joining our national and international partners to increase awareness of the risks of drinking alcohol while pregnant. The U.S. Surgeon General advises pregnant women and women who are considering becoming pregnant to abstain from alcohol consumption to eliminate alcohol-exposed Continue reading →

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Poster Contest Draws Attention to Problem Gambling

The National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence-Rochester area invites area youth between the ages of 12 and 17 to help raise awareness about the truth surrounding problem gambling by participating in the New York Council on Problem Gambling’s 2014 YOU(th) Decide NY poster contest. Posters should focus on facts Continue reading →

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See, hear and ride behind vintage diesel locomotives!

Railroads have been a vital part of our nation’s success for more than 150 years, thanks to continuous expansion and innovation. One of those innovations is the diesel locomotive, which has been the backbone of the industry since the 1940s. From the earliest switch engines to today’s high-horsepower thoroughbreds, the Continue reading →

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Oz-some Exhibit to Open at the Fairport Historical Museum

1939 was an incredible year for motion pictures. Movies such as Gone with the Wind, Love Affair, Wuthering Heights and Goodbye Mr. Chips vied with each other for top honors at the 12th Academy Awards. Another top contender that year was MGM’s film, The Wizard of Oz. In honor of Continue reading →

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Got Music Event a Huge Success!

Mobile Music’s Got Music event on July 26 was a spectacular day filled with wonderful talent from our community. Many local teachers, judges and musicians helped to make this celebration of artistic talent possible. With the support of participating registrants, Mobile Music was able to raise and donate $500 to Continue reading →