Today, U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer announced his plan to extend tax treatment afforded to film producers and music publishers to investors in live theatre. Schumer will introduce the STAGE Act of 2013, which aims to amend the Federal Tax Code and to promote financing in the often prohibitively risky enterprise of commercial stage production. Schumer noted that there are dozens of theatres throughout Upstate New York, like Proctors in Schenectady, Shea's Performing Arts Center in Buffalo, the Rochester Broadway Theatre League, Stanley Theatre in Utica and Broome County Forum Theatre that put on Broadway shows and live productions, and this bill would benefit the production companies that bring their shows to those theatres.
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Testimony began Monday in the case involving the drivers who allegedly caused the death of Fairport teacher Heather Boyum last July.
There are two juries in the case of Megan Merkel of Ontario, Wayne County and Mark Scerbo of Penfield, who both face charges including vehicular manslaughter and DWI after the crash on Route 250 in Penfield.
Classic car enthusiasts will have their choice of “Cruise Night” events this season as the tradition continues at the Box Factory in the village of Fairport.
While Larry DiLullo, the original event organizer has chosen to leave the location after 11 years, Chris Casa, landlord of the Box Factory, has decided to start his own event of the same kind starting June 4.
Last week was a great week for Obama-haters. They’ve been writing and calling me to gloat: Obama’s mired in scandal, they crow. His agenda is stalled. He’s sleazy, tyrannical and incompetent, heading up a corrupt administration – just like we’ve been saying for years. Not so fast.