Category: Local News

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...

Mayor Richards Releases Report on 2013-14 Voice of the Citizen Community Forums

Rochester Mayor Thomas S. Richards said he will be focusing on the input he received from this year’s Voice of the Citizen (VOC)...

Nine-County ‘Report Card’ Shows Region in Trouble

Story Detail Ann Johnson, Director, ACT Rochester Over 200 people from government, business, nonprofit and education sectors from the...

RCSD Receives Competitive Education Grant

Rochester is one of four districts that have been awarded a competitive education grant, Governor Andrew Cuomo’s office said Tuesday....

STUDENT ENROLLMENT MOVES TO RCSD’s CENTRAL OFFICE

Monday, Rochester City School District, Superintendent Bolgen Vargas, announced that the district’s placement office will move to the...

Latino to Watch: Julio Vazquez

By Oscar Martinez Story Detail Latino to Watch: Julio Vazquez In 1959, Julio Vazquez came to Rochester, NY not knowing the English language...

Baby of 13WHAM Anchor Dies

Minority Reporter Media Group would like to offer our condolences and best wishes to 13WHAM anchor Jennifer Johnson and her husband, Vinnie...