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City to Host Annual Liberty Pole Lighting and Family Ice Skating Event Dec. 2

By Staff –   The city will kick off the holiday season by lighting the Liberty Pole, and hosting “Family Ice Skating...

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Child Care Council Honors Local Child Care Providers

By Staff –   The Child Care Council Inc., a nonprofit that connects families with quality child care, has recently honored local...

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Mayor Lovely Warren Wins Re-Election; Democrats Victorious in Local Races

By Staff –   Democratic Mayor Lovely Warren easily won re-election on Nov. 7, defeating four of her political...

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Ibero CEO Asks Community to Assist Puerto Rican Families Affected by Hurricane Maria

By Edy Toribio Rosenfeld –   Ibero American Action League CEO Hilda Rosario-Escher, in a press conference recently, talked about...

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DePaul Seeks Community Support for “Holiday Helpers Program”

By Staff –   With the holiday season fast approaching, DePaul, a not-for-profit human service agency based in Gates, is seeking...

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House of Mercy to Recognize First “World Day of the Poor”

By Staff –   The House of Mercy, an anti-poverty mission and homeless shelter, will hold a series of events in response to Pope...

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Cesar Vargas to Speak at Rural and Migrant Ministry’s “Annual Harvesting Justice Dinner”

By Staff –   Cesar Vargas, one of the first undocumented lawyers in New York State, will be the featured speaker at the Rural...

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Study Finds Lack of Teacher Diversity Throughout New York State

By Staff –   Eighty-six percent of students in the Rochester City School District are black or Latino, compared to 18 percent of...

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Rochester YWCA Honors Ida Perez with 2017 Empowering Women Award

By Staff –   The YWCA of Rochester and Monroe County has recently honored Ida Perez, Ibero American Action League’s...

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TSA to Implement New Screening Procedures at Upstate Airports

By Staff –   The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has begun to implement new, stronger screening procedures for...