Tuesday 12 December 2017
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Category: Education, Featured News, Local News

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County Donates Coats to School No. 17 Students through “Coats for Kids” Program

By Staff –   Monroe County Executive Cheryl Dinolfo and Enrico Fermi School 17 Principal Caterina Leone-Mannino have recently...


House of Mercy Seeking Holiday Donations for Families

By Staff –   The House of Mercy, an anti-poverty mission and homeless shelter, is seeking the following food, toy, and clothing...

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Hurricane Maria Drug Shortage In Puerto Rico Threatens Premature Babies

Drug shortages in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria are now threatening the lives of premature babies. Months after Hurricane Maria brought...

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Rep. Tony Cardenas’ Fundraising Efforts Boost Latino Presence in Congress

After raising $6 million by 2016 and remaining on course to help the Hispanic Caucus’ political action committee (BOLD PAC) raise $10...

Spotify’s Viva Latino Becomes First Playlist to Incorporate Videos In Latin America

Traditionally, the ideal playlist for roughly a three-hour party is about 52 songs. Over the last few years, however, the playlist has...

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City Partners with Coalition for Police Reform to Exchange RPD Body Cam Info

By Staff –   The city has entered into a partnership with the Coalition for Police Reform – Community Justice Advisory Board...

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Number Of Latina Teachers On The Rise, U.S. Classrooms More Inclusive

A growing number of Latinas are going into teaching, new research shows, and they’re having a positive impact on the country’s...


Protesters Rally For Justice In Jayson Negron Shooting

The fatal shooting of 15-year-old Jayson Negron rocked the Bridgeport community, particularly because an officer of the law was responsible...

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City to Host Annual Liberty Pole Lighting and Family Ice Skating Event Dec. 2

By Staff –   The city will kick off the holiday season by lighting the Liberty Pole, and hosting “Family Ice Skating...

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Latinx Democrats Express Frustration With John Kelly Amid Fight For ‘Dreamers’

As the nation grapples over immigration policy, Latinx lawmakers are growing increasingly impatient with White House chief of staff John...