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Felipe Hernandez was announced as interim chief of the Rochester Fire Department on Jan. 14, 2021. His appointment takes effect the end of February.  Retiring Chief Will Jackson is at left and Mayor Lovely Warren is at right. Patti Singer/Minority Reporter Media Group

Felipe Hernandez Jr. Named Interim Chief of Rochester Fire Department

Patti Singer pattisinger@minorityreporter.net (Versión en español disponible.) A couple of years ago, Rochester Fire Department’s...

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 pattisinger@minorityreporter.net Brandon Bermudez was introduced to a law enforcement career early. His father was a probation...

Orlando Ortíz

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,...

Daniel Dunne

Latino to Watch: Daniel Dunne

Spanish Version Follows/Versión en español adjunta Daniel Dunne describes himself as a Nuyorican. The name defines a “person of Puerto...