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International Plaza

International Plaza to Open for the Season Thursday

   Staff reports (Versión en español disponible.) The City of Rochester and Ibero-American Development Corporation announce the...

Mayor Lovely A. Warren unveils chapter three of the 2021 State of the City, discussing jobs for city families and the local economy as part of the Equity and Recovery Agenda. Photo screenshot of YouTube video.

Jobs, Minority-Owned Business Highlighted in Mayor’s Third State of the City Episode

by Tyronda James tyrondajames@minorityreporter.net Recently, Mayor Lovely A. Warren released chapter three of the 2021 State of the City,...

Dr. Michael Mendoza, commissioner of the Monroe County Department of Public Health/ Minority Reporter Media Group

Monroe County Adjusts to Pause in Use of J&J COVID-19 Vaccine

Patti Singer pattisinger@minorityreporter.net News that six women who received the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine reported severe...

Monroe county-Adam Bello

Monroe County Parks Department Seeks Seasonal Workers

    Staff report Monroe County is hiring for seasonal positions in the Department of Parks. A job fair is scheduled from 11 a.m....

RACE

RASE Commission Report: No More Excuses, It’s Time for Action

Patti Singer pattisinger@minorityreporter.net (Versión en español disponible.) Racism is embedded in Monroe County, existing across...

Aqua Porter, executive director of the Rochester-Monroe Anti-Poverty Initiative. File photo

Posting Data on Vaccinations Available to Minorities is Matter of Trust

Patti Singer pattisinger@minorityreporter.net (Versión en español disponible.) Just how many Blacks and Latinos are being vaccinated...

A year after

After a Year in a Pandemic, Here’s What’s Happening in Rochester

(Versión en español disponible.) Although the Empire State was hit hard by the COVID-19 pandemic, we’re starting to see the light at...

File photo

City’s 10-Point Plan to Reform RPD Covers Recruitment, Policies, Training and Officer Wellness

Staff report A new collective bargaining agreement with the Rochester Police Department, reducing the size of the department and having the...

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...

Felipe Hernandez was announced as interim chief of the Rochester Fire Department on Jan. 14, 2021. His appointment takes effect the end of February.  Retiring Chief Will Jackson is at left and Mayor Lovely Warren is at right. Patti Singer/Minority Reporter Media Group

Felipe Hernandez Jr. Named Interim Chief of Rochester Fire Department

Patti Singer pattisinger@minorityreporter.net (Versión en español disponible.) A couple of years ago, Rochester Fire Department’s...