Wednesday 25 November 2020
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Category: City, Featured News, Local News, Top Stories

A car belonging to the city of Rochester was vandalized May 30, 2020, in a parking lot across from the Public Safety Building. Police have begun announcing arrests in the riot and looting that followed a peaceful protest. Photo by Patti Singer/Minority Reporter Media Group

RPD Identifies First Wave of Arrests After Rally

Staff reports The Rochester Police Department identified the 13 people arrested following the May 30 protest that started peacefully at...

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RCSD Student, Once Conjoined Twin, is Celebrated as She Graduates

By Tyronda James Nasmil Campusano, separated 20 years ago from her conjoined twin Jazmin, was celebrated...

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Families Urged to Collect Meals to Last Through Holiday Weekend

Staff reports In observance of Memorial Day on May 25, the Rochester City School District schools providing pack-and-go breakfast, lunch,...

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How Should City Spend $7.5M in COVID-19 Aid?

Staff reports The city is seeking input on how to use money from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) in response to...

Because of COVID-19, the city is asking residents to pause on neighborhood beautification projects. Photo by Patti Singer for Minority Reporter Media Group

City Asks Residents to Hit “Pause” on Sprucing Up Neighborhoods

Staff reports As tempting as it is to join with neighbors and make your street pretty for spring and summer, the city is urging residents...

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Tell the Mayor Which City Services Are Crucial

Staff reports COVID-19 is affecting more than physical and emotional health. The illness is expected to take a financial toll on every...

COVID-19 and Crime: How Coronavirus Is Changing Crime

COVID-19 has already changed the world. Unfortunately, it doesn’t seem like it’s going to end anytime soon. In Monroe County...

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...