Articles by Don Chesworth

9 days after fire, tenants told their leases are getting terminated, but now changes

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WHEC) — Nine days after a fire destroyed their homes, four families got a letter from their landlord, PathStone Management Corporation, saying it’s…

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Tenants hold rally ahead of eviction moratorium’s expiration

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WHEC) — New York’s eviction moratorium ends on Tuesday. On Monday, the Rochester City-wide Tenant Union gathered outside of the Hall of Justice to demand…

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Health officials, lawyer talk about Pfizer getting full FDA approval

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WHEC) — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) approval of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine comes nearly nine months after the first Americans received…

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Rochester Mayor Lovely Warren and her husband facing weapons charges

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WHEC) — Rochester Mayor Lovely Warren and her husband, Timothy Granison, have been charged with criminal possession of a firearm, which is a Class E felony, two…

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Lawyer says COVID-19 vaccine requirement for schools could be met with resistance

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WHEC) — The latest coronavirus news from the state includes a hopeful promise for students kept out of school. New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo now says he expects…

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Can SUNY mandate faculty and staff get vaccinated?

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WHEC) — SUNY joined a growing list of universities mandating students to get the COVID-19 vaccine, but that’s not the case for those teaching or working at…

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4 lawyers among RBJ’s Icon Honors winners

Four Rochester-area lawyers are among the 25 recipients of the Rochester Business Journal’s 2020 Icon Honors awards. Donald O. Chesworth of Tully Rinckey PLLC, R. Thompson (Tom)…

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Colonie law firm acquires Rochester firm

The Colonie-based law firm of Tully Rinckey announced Monday it has acquired a Rochester law firm. Tully Rinckey acquired Harris, Chesworth, Johnstone & Welch, a general…

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Harris, Chesworth, Johnstone & Welch LLP acquired by Tully Rinckey PLLC

Tully Rinckey PLLC has acquired the Rochester law firm Harris, Chesworth, Johnstone & Welch LLP. The Harris Chesworth team, including partners Donald O. Chesworth, Jeffrey…

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