Category: City, Featured News, Local News, Politics

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City Appoints Daisy Rivera Algarin as Director of Neighborhood Service Centers

By Staff –   Mayor Lovely Warren has appointed Daisy Rivera Algarin as the new director of the city’s Neighborhood Service...

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Rochester City School District Graduation Rate Increases Slightly

By Staff   The Rochester City School District’s June graduation rate increased slightly, rising from 45.5 percent in June 2015, to...

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Monroe County Executive Launches Petition to Bring Uber and Lyft to Upstate New York

By Staff   Monroe County Executive Cheryl Dinolfo has launched an online petition to bring ridesharing services such as Uber and...

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RCAN to Hold Free “FAFSA Fest” for College-Bound Students

By Staff   Rochester College Access Network, a program of Rochester Education Foundation, will host a series of free events to help...

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Monroe County Executive Cheryl Dinolfo Orders LDCs to Dissolve

By Staff   Monroe County Executive Cheryl Dinolfo recently announced she has ordered three Local Development Corporations (LDCs)...

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Cinemark Movies 10 to Close Its Doors Jan. 22

By Staff   Cinemark Movies 10, a discount movie theater in Brighton, will be closing its doors for good on Jan. 22....

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City Seeking Proposals for La Marketa Urban Renewal Project

By Staff   The city is seeking proposals regarding the purchase and development of property for the La Marketa Urban Renewal project,...

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Judicial Process Commission Seeking Volunteer Mentors

By Staff   The Judicial Process Commission’s Faith Community Adult Mentoring Program has announced it will hold training...

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State Offers Employees Hotline in Advance of Minimum Wage Increase

By Staff   The New York State Department of Labor has launched a new ad campaign in advance of the state’s minimum wage...

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New Data Reveals Half of Rochester City Students Are Living in Poverty

By Staff   According to new data released by the U.S. Census Bureau, nearly half of the children enrolled in the Rochester City School...