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Rochester, NY Is Officially The Snowiest City In America

Rochester, NY has been rated the snowiest city in the U.S. after this past weekend’s additional 6.6 inches of snow. The Rochester...

Rochester Fire Department January 2020 recruit class. Provided by Rochester Fire Department

Hispanics are Nearly One-Third of New RFD Recruits

The Rochester Fire Department announced that its current recruit class has the highest percentage of minorities of any class in the history...

Are Opioids to Blame For Home Depot Thefts?

Although pop-up shops are helping small businesses (thanks to a growing market value of $50 billion), big box stores still reign supreme in...

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Rochester Makes Top 10 List For Realtor.com’s Hottest 2020 Markets

Rochester, NY has been ranked No. 6 nationally on Realtor.com’s analysis of the 100 largest metropolitan areas for real estate growth...

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Rochester Caregivers Of Color Are Finding Support Through Faith-Based Health Initiatives

Rochester health organizations are collaborating with local faith communities in an effort to reach out and provide support to family...

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

Fundraisers Added to Help Family of Officer Ortiz

Patti Singer pattisinger@minorityreporter.net The Rochester Police Locust Club has set up a fund to help the two younger children of...

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A Sad Day For Sushi Lovers: California Rollin’ Closes Doors at Village Gate

It’s a sad day for sushi lovers in the heart of Rochester: California Rollin’ has officially closed its doors at the Village...

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Team MannPower walks to find a cure for Alzheimer’s

By Olga Monacell On a recent summer morning, I met with Norma Holland Mann at the iSquare coffee shop in Irondequoit. We talked about her...

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...

Blue-Green Algae Bloom Found in Rochester Lakes: What Dog Owners Should Know

Although the kids are heading back to school, the mild weather will likely last at least another month in Upstate New York. And since...