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Category: City, Education, Hot News

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RCSD Board Passes Budget in ‘Very Difficult Times’

By Tyronda James tyrondajames@minorityreporter.net The Rochester City School District Board of Education passed the proposed 2020-21 budget...

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City to Mail Masks to Every Household

Patti Singer pattisinger@minorityreporter.net City residents, your mask is in the mail. Rochester Mayor Lovely Warren announced May 8 that...

Dr. Michael Mendoza, commissioner of the  Monroe County Department of Public Health, at a Zoom news conference May 1, 2020. Patti  Singer/Minority Reporter Media Group

What Does it Mean to ‘Flatten the Curve’ of COVID-19?

Patti Singer pattisinger@minorityreporter.net Since the first case of COVID-19 in Monroe County in mid-March, we’ve heard about...

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RCSD Accepts Dade’s Resignation; Hears Updated Budget Proposal

Patti Singer pattisinger@minorityreporter.net Two hours after he called for a vote on the resignation of Superintendent Terry Dade,...

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Superintendent Dade Could be Within Days of Leaving RCSD

Patti Singer pattisinger@minorityreporter.net At one point in the middle of all the talk about deficits, Terry Dade said he never expected...

In December 2019, Greenlight Networks showed a map of its service area in the city. Photo by Patti Singer/Minority Reporter Media Group.

City Agreement with Greenlight Could Bring High-Speed Internet into Underserved Areas

Patti Singer pattisinger@minorityreporter.net An agreement between the city and Greenlight Networks could build a bridge over the digital...

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Puerto Rican Festival Suspended Because of COVID-19

Staff reports Note: See article in Spanish below (Artículo en español abajo) The Puerto Rican Festival, scheduled for Aug. 13-15, will...

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East High Faces Cuts as RCSD Superintendent Closes Budget Gap

Patti Singer pattisinger@minorityreporter.net Rochester City School District Superintendent Terry Dade proposed closing two schools,...

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COVID-19 Crisis Highlights Disparities in Access to Care

Patti Singer pattisinger@minorityreporter.net COVID-19 is highlighting what people of color – and the medical community — knew...

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Mayor Pleads With Latino, Black Communities: Heed Warnings About COVID-19

Patti Singer pattisinger@minorityreporter.net Ministers making Facebook videos. Robocalls to homes. Using whatever tools are available and...