Category: Local News

Commissioner Identifies 354 Reward Schools under the ESEA Flexibility Waiver

New York State Commissioner John B. King, Jr. has identified 354 high achieving and high progress schools as Reward Schools. The...

SUNY Brockport president announces plan to retire

Story Detail John R. Halstead, PhD President, The College at Brockport John Halstead Ph.D., the sixth president of The College at...

Carla Perez named as Latinas Unidas board member

Carla Perez has recently been appointed as a Latinas Unidas board member. Perez, a Rochester native, graduated from the SUNY Buffalo Law...

Free summer meals for Rochester kids

Free summer meals will continue for a second year, with an emphasis on increasing awareness in neighborhoods of need and making the meal...

Republican Leader Run Over by the Grass Roots

Op/Ed by Raoul Lowery Contrera   With an almost 100 percent string of victories over Tea Party insurgents so far in the 2014 political...

Jadiel el Tsunami….el Incomparable

Shalym Nater Family, friends and the world of Reggaeton mourns after the tragic death of Jadiel el Tsunami. The world-renowned singer, a...

Board of Education’s Youth Council Will Recommend Changes to RCSD Curriculum

The Rochester Board of Education passed a resolution creating the Youth Instructional Improvement Advisory Council, Thursday night. The...

Take Back the Land Joins Akhom Phetphanh To Stop Eviction Of Family Home

By Delani Weaver Tuesday morning, Akhom Phetphanh, Take Back the Land Rochester and dozens of community supporters stood outside in the...

Is Your Home Prepared for Warmer Weather?

(StatePoint) Warmer weather is just around the corner, which means higher temperatures. But does it have to mean higher energy bills too? ...

American Red Cross to Host Babysitter’s Training Day

The American Red Cross is turning Saturday, May 3 into Babysitter’s Training Day, offering discounted courses simultaneously at 11...