Category: Arts & Culture, City, Local News

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

Staff reports (Spanish version bellow) The city’s summer recreation program will get back on track starting July 6 and follow COVID-19...

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 tyrondajames@minorityreporter.net (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 pattisinger@miniorityreporter.net 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 tyrondajames@minorityreporter.net 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 pattisinger@minorityreporter.net On February 11, Monroe County Executive Adam Bello accepted a report from his transition team...

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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...

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RCSD Announces Increase in August Graduation Rate

The Rochester City School District’s four-year graduation rate was 63% in August, a 3.7 percentage point increase from the previous...

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The Children’s Agenda Sponsors Advocacy Trip to Albany

The Children’s Agenda is organizing an Early Childhood Advocacy Day trip to Albany for parents and providers to urge legislators for more...

Manuel "Manny" Ortiz of the Rochester Police Department died Nov. 2, 2019. Provided by the Rochester Police Department

GoFundMe for Manny Ortiz Gets a Boost

The GoFundMe account for late Rochester Police Office Manny Ortiz received a boost with the promise of a matching donation. The Rochester...