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New York State Assemblyman Carl E. Heastie

Assembly Names Carl Heastie as First African-American Speaker

By Staff New York State Assemblyman Carl Heastie, D-Bronx, was elected the first African-American speaker of the Assembly in its 238-year...

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East High names Shaun Nelms as New Deputy Superintendent

By Staff Reporter Shaun Nelms, current deputy superintendent of the Greece Central School District, and a former chief of schools for the...

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Attorney General Ends Bank’s Discriminatory Mortgage Practices

Getting a mortgage can be tough for a myriad of reasons. First, it’s because you need to have a FICO of at least 500 to even be...

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Anthony L. Jordan Health Center Employees ratify Contract

Anthony L. Jordan Health Center employees have ratified a new union contract, which will extend through December 31, 2017, according to...

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Obama says Economic Crisis is over in 2015 State of the Union Address

President Barack Obama delivered his sixth State of the Union address Wednesday, in a speech before Congress, stating there has been an end...

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Cuomo announces Competition for $1.5 Billion Upstate Revitalization Fund

Gov. Andrew Cuomo has proposed a $1.5 billion Upstate New York Economic Revitalization Competition, in which seven regions in Upstate New...

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Rochester Still Fifth Poorest City in the Nation; Holds Highest Child Poverty Rates, Report Finds

A new study released by the Rochester Area Community Foundation, and ACT Rochester, has found that Rochester poverty has gotten worse in...

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Some Community Members Call for Mayor’s Resignation after Ferguson Comments

Since Mayor Warren’s Nov. 24 statement regarding a St. Louis grand jury’s decision not to indict white police officer Darren Wilson in...

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Fast-Food Workers in Rochester Protest for an Increase in Minimum Wage

Rochester fast-food workers, along with cashiers, convenience store workers, airport employees, and home care workers, participated in a...

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Advocates for Victims of Domestic Violence Ask Barber Shops and Salons to help “Cut It Out”

According to non-profit organizations like Survivors Advocating for Effective Reform (SAFER) and Alternatives for Battered Women (ABW), the...