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Seven City Residents Become Recruits at State Fire Academy

Staff reports The Rochester Fire Department is sending seven recruits to the state fire academy. Despite the pandemic and plans by the...

Joe Prude speaks at an online news conference Feb. 4, 2021 about introduction of Daniel’s Law, named after his brother. Photo by Patti Singer/Minority Reporter Media Group from Zoom video conference

Daniel’s Law Would Send a Mental Health Responder to a Person in Crisis 

By: Patti Singer pattisinger@minorityreporter.net Under a proposed state law championed by the Rochester delegation, a mental health...

New York state has yet to release data on the number of Latinos and Blacks who have received either the Pfizer-BioNTech or the Moderna vaccine. File photo

So Far, No Data on Number of COVID-19 Vaccines for Latinos, Blacks

Patti Singer pattisinger@minorityreporter.net (Versión en español disponible.) How many Latinos and Blacks have received COVID-19 vaccine...

DeAnna R. Burt-Nanna, Ph.D., MCC’s 6th President

DeAnna Burt-Nanna Appointed as MCC’s First President of Color

By Tyronda James tyrondajames@minorityreporter.net (Versión en español disponible.) An experienced educator, administrator, and advocate...

Miquel Powell said he will run for an at-large seat on City Council in 2021. Provided photo

Former PAB member Miquel Powell Says He’ll Seek City Council At-Large Seat

Patti Singer pattisinger@minorityreporter.net For the past few months, advocates and activists have been calling for different approaches...

Drivers line up in December at Wilson Magnet High School for COVID-19 testing. File photo

COVID-19 Testing Continues in City Through January

Staff reports Testing for people who are not showing signs of COVID-19 will continue through January. The city, along with Monroe County...

Save Rochester Voices Concern Over Potential Vaccine Mandate

Patti Singer pattisinger@minorityreporter.net As COVID-19 vaccination extends to more health care workers, nursing home residents and...

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City Offers Guide to Prepare Families If COVID-19 Hits Home

Staff reports (Versión en español disponible.) If you or a family member were to get COVID-19, do you have enough masks and cleaning...

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New York’s Online Learning Opportunity Could Leave Some Workers Behind

Patti Singer pattisinger@minorityreporter.net (Versión en español disponible.) New York state is offering a free way for unemployed and...

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Las Navidades y COVID, ¿cómo se van a celebrar las fiestas navideñas?

Por Marisol Galarza-Ruiz (English version available.) Este año, a diferencia de años anteriores, no van a haber grandes reuniones de...