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Category: City, Hot News, Latino to Watch

Brandon Bermudez, left, is swon in as Monroe County Sheriff's Office jail corporal at a ceremony Feb. 25, 2020. Photo by Patti Singer/Minority Reporter Media Group

Promotions Show Gains in Diversity in Sheriff’s Office

Patti Singer pattisinger@minorityreporter.net Brandon Bermudez was introduced to a law enforcement career early. His father was a probation...

Provided by PR Unidos

Fundraiser Set for Jan. 24 to Help Victims of Puerto Rico Earthquakes

Puertorriqueños Unidos en la Distancia (Puerto Ricans United in the Distance) and local organizations are hosting a fundraiser to help...

A former warehouse on the site of the soccer stadium will be transformed into an indoor training facility with youth athletes in mind. Provided by Rochester Area Community Foundation

Former Home of Rhinos Gets New Life

Patti Singer pattisinger@minorityreporter.net The soccer stadium that was supposed to turn around a neighborhood may yet have that...

Provided by Puerto Rican Festival Inc.

Survey Asks: How Would You Like to See Latino Culture Celebrated?

Patti Singer pattisinger@minorityreporter.net Having just celebrated its 50th year, the Puerto Rican Festival Inc. is drafting a strategic...

Ida Perez

Ida Perez, Rev. Rickey Harvey Named to Police Accountability Board

Patti Singer pattisinger@minorityreporter.net Northeast community activist Ida Perez and the Rev. Dr. Rickey Harvey are among nine city...

Hilda Rosario Escher, former Ibero-American Action League president and CEO. Provided photo

As Joe Robach Steps Away, Hilda Rosario Escher Looks to Step In

Patti Singer pattisinger@minorityreporter.net After serving the past 16 years in the state Senate and almost that long in the state...

Worth the Whole Dollar: Latinas Rally for Pay Equity

Patti Singer pattisinger@minorityreporter.net Annette Ramos knows firsthand about pay inequity. “You’d be surprised what they want...

Leonard Brock, executive director of the Rochester-Monroe Anti-Poverty Initiative, talks Nov. 18 about the toll of poverty on health. Photo by Patti Singer/Minority Reporter Media Group.

Report: Poverty is a Real Killer

Patti Singer pattisinger@minorityreporter.net Too much month at the end of money is more than a financial strain. The stress saps health,...

City Holds Groundbreaking on La Marketa

Patti Singer pattisinger@minorityreporter.net Decades after northeast Rochester residents first talked about having a Caribbean-style plaza...

Manuel "Manny" Ortiz of the Rochester Police Department died Nov. 2, 2019. Provided by the Rochester Police Department

Memorial Service Set for RPD Officer Manny Ortiz

The memorial service for Rochester Police Officer Manuel “Manny” Ortiz is scheduled for 11 a.m., Nov. 8, at the Rochester Riverside...