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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...

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...

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New Study Shows Inflammation Plays a Major Role in Dementia

A new British study finds there might be a link between brain inflammation and dementia. Thomas Cope, who’s on the Department of Clinical...

Beatriz Lebron, RCSD School Board Commissioner

LeBron, Barnhart, Lupien ‘Zoom’ in on Residents’ Concerns

Patti Singer pattisinger@minorityreporter.net A Monroe County legislator, a Rochester City Council member and a Rochester Board of...

Monroe County Department of Public Health Commissioner Dr. Michael Mendoza, left, at a news conference March 12, 2020 about COVID-19. File photo

Health Department to Issue Regular Updates on COVID-19

Patti Singer pattisinger@minorityreporter.net Monroe County has 14 confirmed cases of COVID-19 as of 10 a.m. March 17, according to 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...

How Would You Change Medicaid to Save Money, Keep Services?

The public is invited to comment on proposed changes to the state’s Medicaid program under the budget for the 2021 fiscal year. The New...

Real estate industry

Rochester Housing Market’s Growing Popularity Poses Potential Problem For Renters

Rochester’s real estate market is heating up. According to a recent report from Realtor.com, the housing market in Rochester is one...

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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...