Category: City, Featured News, Local News

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City Council Holds Parcel 5 Forum; Crowd Leaves Standing Room Only

By Staff –   Rochester City Council’s public forum to discuss the future of Parcel 5 in Midtown drew a crowd that left...

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Marisol Ramos-López, City Rec Commissioner, Named Grand Marshal of 2017 Puerto Rican Festival Parade

By Staff –   Marisol Ramos-López, commissioner of Rochester’s Recreation and Youth Services Department, was designated...

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Rochester Monroe Anti-Poverty Initiative Launches Door-to-Door Push for Enrollment in New Programs

By Staff   The Rochester Monroe Anti-Poverty Initiative will begin a door-to-door push to enroll city residents in its new Bridges to...

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City Selects Golisano Center for the Performing Arts for Parcel 5

By Staff –   Rochester Mayor Lovely Warren has announced the city has selected Morgan Communities and the Rochester Broadway...

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City Appoints Daisy Rivera Algarin as Director of Neighborhood Service Centers

By Staff –   Mayor Lovely Warren has appointed Daisy Rivera Algarin as the new director of the city’s Neighborhood Service...

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City Seeking Proposals for La Marketa Urban Renewal Project

By Staff   The city is seeking proposals regarding the purchase and development of property for the La Marketa Urban Renewal project,...

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Rochester to Participate in “Cities Supporting the Early Childhood Workforce” Initiative

By Staff   Rochester has been selected by the National League of Cities (NLC) to participate in the “Cities Supporting the Early...

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City Fire Department Implements Diversity Program to Reach Out to Women and People of Color

To kick off National Fire Prevention Week, the Rochester Fire Department hosted an open house on Oct. 9 from noon to 3 p.m. Station tours...

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Schumer: HTR’s Business Accelerator Project to Receive $2.6 Million

By Staff   U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer (D -N.Y.) has announced High Tech Rochester, a non-profit economic development agency, will...

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Mayor Warren Announces New Program for Local Entrepreneurs

By Staff   Mayor Lovely Warren has announced the city will partner with Kiva, a national crowdfunding effort, to give local,...