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Mayor Pleads With Latino, Black Communities: Heed Warnings About COVID-19

Patti Singer pattisinger@minorityreporter.net Ministers making Facebook videos. Robocalls to homes. Using whatever tools are available and...

From April 6, 2020 until further notice, all trash will have to fit into the green refuse toter or blue recycling toter. No bulk items will be collected as the city adjusts trash collection because of COVID-19. Photo by Patti Singer/Minority Reporter Media Group

City Suspends Bulk Refuse Collection During COVID-19 Outbreak

Staff reports As of April 6, the city will suspend the collection of bulk refuse. The hold is in effect until further notice. Normal refuse...

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Rochester Offers Economic Programs to Help Residents During COVID-19

Staff reports Mayor Lovely Warren announced programs and services to support residents and businesses during and after the coronavirus...

Superintendent Terry Dade at a news conference March 15, 2020, about how the Rochester City School District would provide meals to children. Provided by Rochester City School District

School No. 7 Becomes Site for Grab-and-Go Meals

Staff reports City children have one more place to pick up a meal during the COVID-19 outbreak. Starting March 31, the Rochester City...

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Dade Proposes $948.9M Balanced Budget to School Board

Patti Singer pattisinger@minorityreporter.net For each item that goes back into the budget, Rochester City School Superintendent Terry Dade...

RCSD Budget Put Off Again, Now Set for March 26

Patti Singer pattisinger@minorityreporter.net First, the date was March 17. Then it was March 24. Board of Education President Van White...

Julio Saenz, Ibero American Action League. Provided photo

Ibero is Among Community Agencies Helping During COVID-19 Crisis

Patti Singer pattisinger@miniorityreporter.net Even before the first confirmed local case of COVID-19, officials in Rochester and Monroe...

Rosario Escher, Two Others Want Petition Process Stopped During COVID-19 Threat

Patti Singer pattisinger@minorityreporter.net Concerns about the coronavirus have led two rivals in the 137th Assembly District to ask the...

Real estate industry

RHA Accepting Online Applications for Public Housing Wait List

Staff reports Applications for the Rochester Housing Authority  public housing waiting list can be made online as the system moves to...

Maria Quiñones-Cordero. Provided by the University of Rochester Medical Center.

URMC Seeks to Diversify Study of Dementia Caregivers

Carol Elizabeth Owens Older African Americans and Latinos are more likely than Whites to get a diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease,...