Category: Local News

Vino con Sabor – Wine Tasting Event

The Puerto Rican Festival, Inc is excited to present our 5th Vino con Sabor: Wine Tasting Event on Saturday May 9th, 2015 at the Radisson...

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Louise Slaughter announces $6.9 Million Grant awarded to Action for a Better Community

By Staff Editor’s note: This article has been updated from a previous version, and includes the fact that the grant has been a partial...

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Foodlink opens Remodeled Community Store on Jay St.

By Staff  Foodlink has unveiled a newly-remodeled community store, Stop One Meat Market, as part of its Community Store Initiative, which...

William A. Johnson, Jr., former Mayor of Rochester, NY

Rochester Urban League to Celebrate 50th Anniversary, Honor former Mayor Bill Johnson

By Staff The Urban League of Rochester, NY Inc. has announced it will celebrate its 50th Anniversary March 10, with a luncheon fundraiser...

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City to sponsor FAFSA Fest

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

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Slew of Pedestrian Accidents Plague the Rochester Area, One Man Survives

A rash of car accidents have plagued the Rochester area over the last year, and an alarming number of them have involved pedestrians. In...

Community Advocate Yahya Jihad Abdullah Dies

Yahya Jihad Abdullah, of Rochester, passed away Jan. 20. A retired Monroe County employee, Abdullah had recently worked as a sales and...

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An Open Letter to Monroe County Republican Leaders: Bill Reilich must go

About a month ago, Republican leaders, elected officials, and petition passers received an anonymous letter outlining several issues that...

Local Director presents Project Baldwin

Local director David Shakes will present Project Baldwin, a theater performance featuring the works of famous author James Baldwin, from...

City Council votes to spend $30K for Additional Red Light Camera Study

Rochester city council has voted to spend up to $30,000 for an additional study into the effectiveness of Rochester’s red light camera...