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African Americans and Latinos are More Likely to Experience Chronic Mental Illness

It should come as no surprise that the United States mental healthcare system is in crisis. In the chronically ill population alone, over...

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Frankel Condemns County’s Day Care Cuts and Late Provider Payments

By Staff   Sandy Frankel, the Democratic candidate for Monroe County executive, issued a statement Aug.11 accusing the county’s...

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Foodlink Opens Its Second Remodeled Neighborhood Store

By Staff   Foodlink celebrated the grand re-opening of its second remodeled neighborhood store, T&K Fresh Corner, with a...

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Latinas Unidas Seeking Nominations for Annual Latina Reconocimiento Award

By Staff   Latinas Unidas is currently seeking nominations for its Twenty Second Annual Latina Reconocimiento Award. The awards...

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Rochester to Get Federal Photonics Institute

By Staff   U.S. Senator Charles Schumer, D-N.Y., announced July 22 that the Department of Defense has chosen Rochester as the location...

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NYSED Releases District Guidelines for Transgender Students

By Staff   New York State Education Commissioner MaryEllen Elia has released guidelines, the Transgender and Gender Nonconforming...

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How Can Rochester Latinos Better Leverage Their Political Power?

New data from the U.S. Census Bureau highlights the growing power wielded by the U.S. Latino population, while at the same time a Rochester...

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NY Immigrant Advocates: All Eyes on New Orleans Hearing

The fate of President Obama’s Executive Action on Immigration is in the hands of a federal appeals court in New Orleans, but plenty...

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After the Rochester Housing Authority Suspends Section 8, Many Residents Face Eviction

Residents of the Snug Harbor Court townhomes on Denise Road are facing eviction after the Rochester Housing Authority (RHA) suspended its...

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New SUNY Brockport President Assumes Post

By Staff   Heidi Macpherson PhD., has begun her position as SUNY Brockport’s new president, according to college officials....