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Alex Castro

Alex Castro Set to Take the Helm at PathStone

By Carol Elizabeth Owens – On October 11, 2019, PathStone announced its leadership transition plan in which Alex Castro will take on...

Incumbent Cheryl Dinolfo and challenger Adam Bello are vying Nov. 5 for who will be Monroe County Executive. File photo

What Questions Do You Have for County Executive Candidates?

What questions do you want County Executive Cheryl Dinolfo and her challenger, County Clerk Adam Bello, to answer as you decide which...

Estella Velez Upegui

Estella Velez Upegui: Explaining Alzheimer’s in Words they Know

[Editor’s note: The September, 2019 print edition of La Voz features articles and information about Alzheimer’s disease. This...

Rudy Rivera of the Father Tracy Health and Wellness Center stands next to buckets placed by volunteers and to be used as a receptacle for used needles at a lot on North Clinton Avenue. Photo by Patti Singer/LaVoz

ODs in Black, Hispanic Communities Highlight Need for Education About Narcan

Patti Singer pattisinger@minorityreporter.net Through July in Monroe County, 75 of the 483 people who overdosed on an opioid died. The...

Norma Holland, longtime anchor at 13WHAM-TV, left the station in August 2019. Photo provided by Norma Holland

Norma Holland Leaving 13WHAM but Finding New Ways to Help Community

Patti Singer pattisinger@minorityreporter.net Mornings are going to be different in Norma Holland’s house – maybe in yours, too. Since...

One of the posters from the Northeast Safety Committee to promote responsibility during activities after the Puerto Rican Festival. Provided by Northeast Safety Committee

Northeast Safety Committee Organizer Proud of Volunteer Effort After Fest

Patti Singer pattisinger@minorityreporter.net First-year efforts by Northeast Safety Committee “laid the groundwork” for working with...

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Northeast Residents Strategizing to Clarify and Curtail Events after Puerto Rican Festival

By Dave McCleary – It’s become normal each year after the annual Puerto Rican Festival to see a caravan of cars with Puerto Rican...

Protesters gather in San Juan to demand Governor Rossello's resignation

Rosselló to Step Down as Governor of Puerto Rico

After twelve days of protest by the people of Puerto Rico, the embattled governor Ricardo Rosselló announced late Wednesday that he will...

Orlando Ortiz

Orlando Ortiz Named Hispanic Business Person of the Year

By: Deanna Brown deannab@minorityreporter.net Orlando Ortiz’s dedication to the community was always something that he thought went...

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America’s Economy Must Better Serve Black and Latino Consumers

  By: Charlene Crowell - (TriceEdneyWire.com) – Anyone who works for a living knows that their money goes a lot quicker than the...