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Tuesday 12 November 2019
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Category: City, Local News, Police Reports

Manuel "Manny" Ortiz of the Rochester Police Department died Nov. 2, 2019. Provided by the Rochester Police Department

GoFundMe for Manny Ortiz Gets a Boost

The GoFundMe account for late Rochester Police Office Manny Ortiz received a boost with the promise of a matching donation. The Rochester...

City Holds Groundbreaking on La Marketa

Patti Singer pattisinger@minorityreporter.net Decades after northeast Rochester residents first talked about having a Caribbean-style plaza...

Rochester Police Officer Manny Ortiz was a member of the  Community Affairs Bureau. Ortiz died Nov. 2 in a one-car crash in Penfield while coming to work. In this photo, he is conducting bicycle safety training for residents of Corn Hill. Photo courtesy of Rochester Police Department.

Sheriff: RPD Officer Manny Ortiz Died From Accidental Self-Inflicted Gunshot

Patti Singer pattisinger@minorityreporter.net The death of Rochester Police Officer Manny Ortiz is being called a tragic accident after...

Rochester Police Officer Manny Ortiz was a member of the  Community Affairs Bureau. Ortiz died Nov. 2 in a one-car crash in Penfield while coming to work. In this photo, he is conducting bicycle safety training for residents of Corn Hill. Photo courtesy of Rochester Police Department.

RPD Officer Manny Ortiz Dies in One-Car Crash

Patti Singer pattisinger@minorityreporter.net Rochester Police Officer Manny Ortiz died in a one-vehicle accident Nov. 2, according to the...

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City to Update Northeast Residents About Don Samuel Torres Park

The city will hold a meeting form 6 to 7 p.m., Nov. 4 at the Salvation Army, 915 N. Clinton Ave. to give an update on plans for Don Samuel...

A sign announces that a vacant lot on North Clinton Avenue will become a public plaza. Photo by Patti Singer/Minority Reporter Media Group

La Avenida Gets Facelift to Help Drivers, Walkers, Bikers Share Road

North Clinton Avenue between Hoeltzer and Sullivan streets is scheduled for a facelift from 1 to 6 p.m. Sept. 15 as part of Reconnect...

Rudy Rivera of the Father Tracy Health and Wellness Center stands next to buckets placed by volunteers and to be used as a receptacle for used needles at a lot on North Clinton Avenue. Photo by Patti Singer/LaVoz

ODs in Black, Hispanic Communities Highlight Need for Education About Narcan

Patti Singer pattisinger@minorityreporter.net Through July in Monroe County, 75 of the 483 people who overdosed on an opioid died. The...

One of the posters from the Northeast Safety Committee to promote responsibility during activities after the Puerto Rican Festival. Provided by Northeast Safety Committee

Northeast Safety Committee Organizer Proud of Volunteer Effort After Fest

Patti Singer pattisinger@minorityreporter.net First-year efforts by Northeast Safety Committee “laid the groundwork” for working with...

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Mayor Warren Releases 2018-19 Budget Proposal

By Staff –   Mayor Lovely Warren has recently released her 2018-19 budget proposal, which includes investment in new...

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City Announces 2018 Clean Sweep Event

By Staff – Mayor Lovely Warren joined Naomi Silver, president of Rochester Community Baseball, to announce the details of this...