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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...

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Hilda Rosario Escher Explores Run for State Senate

Patti Singer pattisinger@minorityreporter.net Hilda Rosario Escher, retired chief executive officer of Ibero-American Action League, said...

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Will White House Advisory Council Act to End America’s Affordable Housing Crisis?

 By: Charlene Crowell - (TriceEdneyWire.com) – Nearly 90 years ago, Kelly Miller  (1863-1939), a Black sociologist and...

The Impact of Social Media Grows: Visa Applicants Subject to Social Media Checks

While countless parents are worried that their child is spending too much time on social media, the U.S. State Department’s recent...

President Trump Endorses Bipartisan Prison Reform Bill

Major changes are coming to the U.S. federal prison system. According to the Huffington Post, President Donald Trump has endorsed a...

Port of Rochester Building Named In Honor of Former Mayor Bill Johnson

Major remodeling projects happen all the time for commercial, residential, and municipal properties. According to the U.S. Census Bureau,...

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RCSD Partnering with URMC to Help Children with Asthma

By Yolanda Clark – The Rochester City School District (RCSD) is partnering with Dr. Jill Halterman and the University of Rochester...