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


Dade Proposes $948.9M Balanced Budget to School Board

Patti Singer For each item that goes back into the budget, Rochester City School Superintendent Terry Dade...

Julio Saenz, Ibero American Action League. Provided photo

Ibero is Among Community Agencies Helping During COVID-19 Crisis

Patti Singer Even before the first confirmed local case of COVID-19, officials in Rochester and Monroe...

Rosario Escher, Two Others Want Petition Process Stopped During COVID-19 Threat

Patti Singer Concerns about the coronavirus have led two rivals in the 137th Assembly District to ask the...

Maria Quiñones-Cordero. Provided by the University of Rochester Medical Center.

URMC Seeks to Diversify Study of Dementia Caregivers

Carol Elizabeth Owens Older African Americans and Latinos are more likely than Whites to get a diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease,...

Red indicates the site of fatal overdoses and blue indicates nonfatal overdoses in Monroe County in 2018 and 2019. Provided by Monroe County Heroin Task Force

Team Approach to Opioid Epidemic Resulted in 9 Convictions in OD Deaths

Patti Singer Opioid deaths and overdoses show little sign of abating. As a result, neither do the...

Brandon Bermudez, left, is swon in as Monroe County Sheriff's Office jail corporal at a ceremony Feb. 25, 2020. Photo by Patti Singer/Minority Reporter Media Group

Promotions Show Gains in Diversity in Sheriff’s Office

Patti Singer Brandon Bermudez was introduced to a law enforcement career early. His father was a probation...

Provided by PR Unidos

Fundraiser Set for Jan. 24 to Help Victims of Puerto Rico Earthquakes

Puertorriqueños Unidos en la Distancia (Puerto Ricans United in the Distance) and local organizations are hosting a fundraiser to help...

A former warehouse on the site of the soccer stadium will be transformed into an indoor training facility with youth athletes in mind. Provided by Rochester Area Community Foundation

Former Home of Rhinos Gets New Life

Patti Singer The soccer stadium that was supposed to turn around a neighborhood may yet have that...

Provided by Puerto Rican Festival Inc.

Survey Asks: How Would You Like to See Latino Culture Celebrated?

Patti Singer Having just celebrated its 50th year, the Puerto Rican Festival Inc. is drafting a strategic...

Ida Perez

Ida Perez, Rev. Rickey Harvey Named to Police Accountability Board

Patti Singer Northeast community activist Ida Perez and the Rev. Dr. Rickey Harvey are among nine city...