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ACT Rochester, RACF Report Finds Increased Poverty in Rochester

By Staff   ACT Rochester and the Rochester Area Community Foundation have recently released the 2016 report titled, “Special Update:...

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Jazz Group Cabo Frio to Hold 37th Anniversary Concert in Rochester

By Staff   Jazz group Cabo Frio will celebrate its 37th anniversary with a performance in Rochester, Saturday, Oct. 22. The “Cabo...

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Latina to Watch: Kari-Elyssa Ignacia Milagros Cepero

Sixteen-year-old Rochester resident Kari Cepero always loved to write. So, when she announced she wanted to write and publish her first...

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Mexican Music Legend Juan Gabriel Passes Away at 66

By Staff   Mexican music legend Juan Gabriel has passed away at the age of 66. Gabriel, who recently suffered from heath issues, died...

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Update: Judge Reverses Decision in 2002 Case of Convicted Murderer Jose Torres

By Staff   (Update Aug. 24) – New York State Supreme Court Justice Francis Affronti has ruled convicted murderer Jose Torres...

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Thousands of Venezuelans Cross into Colombia as Border Reopens

By Staff   Thousands of Venezuelans crossed into Colombia to buy much-needed food and supplies Saturday, after the border was reopened...

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Latino to Watch: Orlando Ortiz

By Staff Spanish Version Follows/Versión en español adjunta Born in Cayey, Puerto Rico, Orlando Ortiz and his family moved to Rochester,...

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RCSD Names Barbara Deane-Williams as Superintendent

By Staff   The Rochester City School District Board of Education has named Barbara Deane-Williams as superintendent. Deane-Williams...

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Update: Dinolfo Appoints Michael Mendoza as Commissioner of Public Health

By Staff   (Update, July 11) – Monroe County Executive Cheryl Dinolfo has announced the appointment of Dr. Michael...

Senate Approves PROMESA to Assist Puerto Rican Debt Crisis

The U.S. Senate has passed legislation to restructure Puerto Rico’s massive debt payments and oversee its financial management, just...