Andrew Kuhls peeks through the curtain before walking the runway at the 5th Annual Gilda’s Guys bachelor auction in Rochester on March 27. The event raises money for Gilda’s Club of Rochester, a cancer support group.
World War II veteran Richard “Dick” Faulkner sits with his Purple Heart in Auburn, New York March 8, 2014. Faulkner was the only person to survive a plane crash during WW II over France and finally received the medal seventy years later.
Edwards Kemedjio, 12, of Chili, laughs as the Garth Fagan Dance School Ensemble prepares for their performance at the Struggle Toward Freedom event in Rochester on Sunday, February 23, 2014. The event was part of Brighton’s bicentennial celebration.
U.S. Secretary of Labor Thomas Perez arrives at the Syracuse Center of Excellence on Wednesday, February 19, 2014. Secretary Perez made several stops in upstate New York, where he announced the availability of $150 million in “Ready to Work” grants, which are designed to to “prepare and place those facing long-term unemployment into good jobs.”