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Connections: ROC the Riverway, part one

Last month, Governor Andrew Cuomo announced awarded $50 million in state funding to redeveloping Rochester's riverway. The "ROC the Riverway" initiative aims to reestablish the Genesee River as the centerpiece of downtown Rochester.

The city already has a number of proposed projects on the docket. We discuss them this hour, and we talk about what it would take to revitalize Rochester's waterfront areas. In studio:

  • Bob Duffy, co-chair of the ROC the Riverway Advisory Panel
  • Anne Kress, co-chair of the ROC the Riverway Advisory Panel
  • Clement Chung, member of the ROC the Riverway Advisory Panel, and past president of ROC City Coalition
  • Alex Yudelson, chief of staff for the City of Rochester

Evan Dawson is the host of "Connections with Evan Dawson." He joined WXXI in January 2014 after working at 13WHAM-TV, where he served as morning news anchor. He was hired as a reporter for 13WHAM-TV in 2003 before being promoted to anchor in 2007.
Megan Mack is the executive producer of "Connections with Evan Dawson" and live/televised engagement programming.
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