• On Sept. 7 the New York State Court of Appeals ruled that access to physician-assisted suicide is not a constitutionally protected right, and as such, the state’s current law against...

    <p>Peter Colosi gives a presentation on the euthanasia debate Aug. 3 at St. John of Rochester Church in Fairport. Colosi is an assistant professor of philosophy at Salve Regina University in Newport, R.I.  Courier photos by Jeff Witherow </p>

    Peter Colosi gives a presentation on the euthanasia debate Aug. 3 at St. John of Rochester Church in Fairport. Colosi is an assistant professor of philosophy at Salve Regina University in Newport, R.I. Courier photos by Jeff Witherow

  • Deacon Ray and Kathy Garbach’s daughter, Meg, took her own life in 2014 at the age of 27. Although their daughter’s suicide is incredibly difficult to talk about, the couple knows it’s...

    <p>Carleen Schmittendorf, of Rochester, poses with a sign before the start of the annual Out of the Darkness Community Walk Sept. 24 at Genesee Valley Park in Rochester. </p>