Tuesday 12 December 2017
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Category: Hot News, State/National News, Top Stories

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U.S. Military Aid Pulled From Puerto Rico Despite Remaining Damage

The U.S. government is pulling emergency aid from Puerto Rico seven weeks after initial deployment in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria....

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Study Finds Lack of Teacher Diversity Throughout New York State

By Staff –   Eighty-six percent of students in the Rochester City School District are black or Latino, compared to 18 percent of...


Puerto Ricans Mobilize Throughout U.S. To Help Island Hurricane Victims

Puerto Ricans across the U.S. are mobilizing, rallying, and gathering supplies to help and deliver critical materials to the island of...

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58 People Killed, Hundreds Injured in Las Vegas Shooting

By Staff –   Fifty-eight people were killed, and over 500 were injured in what authorities have said is the deadliest mass...

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Gov. Cuomo Launches Statewide Relief Effort to Help Puerto Rico

By Staff –   Gov. Andrew Cuomo has launched the Empire State Relief and Recovery Effort for Puerto Rico, after the governor...

Trump Ends DACA Program, Many Republicans Disagree With President’s Decision

In 2012, the Obama administration founded the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, which allows illegal immigrants who...

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ACT Rochester, RACF Report Finds Educational and Economic Gaps for Blacks and Latinos in Rochester

By Staff –   Spanish Version Follows/Versión en español adjunta –   ACT Rochester and the Rochester Area Community...

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Marisol Ramos-López, City Rec Commissioner, Named Grand Marshal of 2017 Puerto Rican Festival Parade

By Staff –   Marisol Ramos-López, commissioner of Rochester’s Recreation and Youth Services Department, was designated...

Child Care Council received the Project of the Year award at the recent NAFCC conference in Alabama. Pictured (from left to right): Hector Santiago; Council CEO Barbara-Ann Mattle; Linda Schumacher, NAFCC accreditation council chair; provider Carmen Gonzalez; Lynne Fisher; Ed Maier; and provider Juanita Sanchez.

Child Care Council Receives NAFCC Award for Increasing Number of Latino Providers

By Staff –   The National Association for Family Child Care (NAFCC) has recently presented its Accreditation Facilitation...

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Rochester Public Market Celebrates Latino Night

By Edy Toribio Rosenfeld –   Spanish Version Follows/Versión en español adjunta –  As the sun went down and the moon...