Category: Local News

The Literary Café and The Snow Child by Eowyn Ivey

Op/Ed by Diana Casais Translation by Steven Farrignton Edited by Raquel Serrano During this month, the Literary Café chose to join the...

Dominican Republic Unveils “Ambitious and Comprehensive” Citizenship Plan

The Dominican Republic unveiled recently what the country is calling an “ambitious and comprehensive” immigration plan aimed at...

Ten Students Receive “Do the Right Thing” Award

By Delani Weaver Ten students, from throughout the City of Rochester and Monroe County were named the January and February winners in the...

Latina To Watch: Leslie Rivera

By Shalym Nater Monroe County’s First Latina Legislator History was made last month when Leslie Rivera, a Puerto Rico native was sworn-in...

Mayor Thomas S. Richards Publishes State of Rochester

Mayor Thomas S. Richards today released a booklet entitled “The State of Rochester” to provide a snapshot of the status of the...

New City Management Team Tours Neighborhoods

Mayor Lovely A. Warren organized a bus tour of city neighborhoods today for the members of her Senior Management Team today. “Our...

City to Host Free Family-Friendly New Year’s Eve Celebration and Fireworks

If you don’t have plans to be at a party for New Year’s Eve, at church or watching the ball drop at Times Square, the City of Rochester...

Latino Grand Marshals … Their Legacy, Their Story

By Raquel Serrano Story Detail Puerto Rican Parade Grand Marshals, Ms. Ida Pérez and Mr. Juan Padilla. A Parade Grand Marshall is the...

Chiropractic care, should I get checked?

Op/Ed by Dr. Yasellyn Diaz-Veg Upon my partial return to the office (after being out in maternity leave) I did a presentation. I had to...

Day Care Centers Suffer Due to Decreased Funding

By Delani Weaver Rochester day care centers are experiencing much difficulty with the changes happening on the county level as well as the...