Saturday 16 January 2021
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Category: City, Education, Hot News


RCSD Board Passes Budget in ‘Very Difficult Times’

By Tyronda James 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 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 Since the first case of COVID-19 in Monroe County in mid-March, we’ve heard about...


RCSD Accepts Dade’s Resignation; Hears Updated Budget Proposal

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


Superintendent Dade Could be Within Days of Leaving RCSD

Patti Singer 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 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...


East High Faces Cuts as RCSD Superintendent Closes Budget Gap

Patti Singer Rochester City School District Superintendent Terry Dade proposed closing two schools,...

Dr. Michael Mendoza, commissioner of the Monroe County Department of Public Health. Provided photo

COVID-19 Crisis Highlights Disparities in Access to Care

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

Rochester Mayor, Lovely Warren

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

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