Saturday 29 February 2020
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Category: Business, Featured News, Health, Politics, State/National News, Top Stories


Violence and Riots in Venezuela as Food Shortage Crisis Worsens

Continuous food shortages in Venezuela have led to increasingly frequent and often violent public raids on stores, restaurants, bakeries,...


City Committed to Reviewing Proposals for Downtown Development

By Staff   Mayor Lovely Warren has announced the city is committed to reviewing every proposal it receives which may bring jobs to...

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La Cumbre Celebrates Its Spring Renewal Event

Spanish Version Follows/Versión en español adjunta By: Shalym Nater La Cumbre, a community forum in Rochester that advocates for the...

Some farmers in New York say a hike in the minimum wage would wipe out their profits. (Javier Ramos/

NY Farming Group Opposes Cuomo’s Minimum Wage Hike Proposal

ALBANY, N.Y. – Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s proposal to raise New York’s minimum wage to $15 an hour is praised by many. But the New...


Cuomo says Minimum Wage Increase will have $3.4 Billion Direct Economic Value

Gov. Andrew Cuomo has detailed the projected impact of a minimum wage increase from the current $8.75 to his proposed $10.50 statewide and...


Foodlink opens Remodeled Community Store on Jay St.

By Staff  Foodlink has unveiled a newly-remodeled community store, Stop One Meat Market, as part of its Community Store Initiative, which...

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Attorney General Ends Bank’s Discriminatory Mortgage Practices

Getting a mortgage can be tough for a myriad of reasons. First, it’s because you need to have a FICO of at least 500 to even be...


Cuomo announces Competition for $1.5 Billion Upstate Revitalization Fund

Gov. Andrew Cuomo has proposed a $1.5 billion Upstate New York Economic Revitalization Competition, in which seven regions in Upstate New...


Fast-Food Workers in Rochester Protest for an Increase in Minimum Wage

Rochester fast-food workers, along with cashiers, convenience store workers, airport employees, and home care workers, participated in a...

City issues Bid with Financial Incentives for Contractors who hire City Residents

Mayor Lovely Warren has announced the city has issued its first bid under a new financial incentive program for contractors who hire...