Friday 18 September 2020
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Category: City, Local News, Politics

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City Council to Fill Seat Vacated by New Election Commissioner Jackie Ortiz

Staff reports (Versión en español abajo.) The appointment of Jackie Ortiz as Democratic Commissioner of the Monroe County Board of...

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RCSD Explains Reopening Plans

Staff reports (Versión en español abajo.) The Rochester City School District is holding five virtual sessions to explain its reopening...

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Test Negative for COVID-19? Keep That Mask On

Test Negative for COVID-19? Keep That Mask On By: Patti Singer (Versión en español abajo.) More than...

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Monroe County Democrats Want Jackie Ortiz as Election Commissioner

Patti Singer (Versión en español abajo) The Monroe County Democratic Committee ended several months of...


City Reopens Youth, Family Recreation Options Under COVID-19 Guidelines

Staff reports (versión en español abajo) The city’s summer recreation program will get back on track starting July 6 and follow...

Rochester Mayor Lovely Warren shows Lt. Gov. Kathy Hochul what La Marketa will look like when completed. Photo by Tyronda James/Minority Reporter Media Group

Mayor Shows Lt. Gov. Hochul the Progress of La Marketa

By Tyronda James (Spanish translation bellow) New York State Lt. Gov. Kathy Hochul made Rochester her...

Narcan can reverse the effects of an opioid overdose. The medication comes in two doses. Photo by Patti Singer/LaVoz

Under Proposed Law, Opioid Prescription Comes with Dose of Narcan

Patti Singer A bill being proposed in the Monroe County Legislature would require that anyone receiving a...

A car belonging to the city of Rochester was vandalized May 30, 2020, in a parking lot across from the Public Safety Building. Police have begun announcing arrests in the riot and looting that followed a peaceful protest. Photo by Patti Singer/Minority Reporter Media Group

RPD Identifies First Wave of Arrests After Rally

Staff reports The Rochester Police Department identified the 13 people arrested following the May 30 protest that started peacefully at...

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RCSD Student, Once Conjoined Twin, is Celebrated as She Graduates

By Tyronda James Nasmil Campusano, separated 20 years ago from her conjoined twin Jazmin, was celebrated...

Monroe County  Executive Adam Bello at a Zoom news conference May 22, 2020, where he talked about the effects of COVID-19 on the budget. Patti Singer/Minority Reporter Media Group

COVID-19 Puts Recommendations From Bello’s Transition Report on Hold

Patti Singer On February 11, Monroe County Executive Adam Bello accepted a report from his transition team...