Tuesday 28 September 2021
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Category: City, Featured News, Local News


Seven City Residents Become Recruits at State Fire Academy

Staff reports The Rochester Fire Department is sending seven recruits to the state fire academy. Despite the pandemic and plans by the...

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City’s 10-Point Plan to Reform RPD Covers Recruitment, Policies, Training and Officer Wellness

Staff report A new collective bargaining agreement with the Rochester Police Department, reducing the size of the department and having the...

Joe Prude speaks at an online news conference Feb. 4, 2021 about introduction of Daniel’s Law, named after his brother. Photo by Patti Singer/Minority Reporter Media Group from Zoom video conference

Daniel’s Law Would Send a Mental Health Responder to a Person in Crisis 

By: Patti Singer Under a proposed state law championed by the Rochester delegation, a mental health...

New York state has yet to release data on the number of Latinos and Blacks who have received either the Pfizer-BioNTech or the Moderna vaccine. File photo

So Far, No Data on Number of COVID-19 Vaccines for Latinos, Blacks

Patti Singer (Versión en español disponible.) How many Latinos and Blacks have received COVID-19 vaccine...

DeAnna R. Burt-Nanna, Ph.D., MCC’s 6th President

DeAnna Burt-Nanna Appointed as MCC’s First President of Color

By Tyronda James (Versión en español disponible.) An experienced educator, administrator, and advocate...

Miquel Powell said he will run for an at-large seat on City Council in 2021. Provided photo

Former PAB member Miquel Powell Says He’ll Seek City Council At-Large Seat

Patti Singer For the past few months, advocates and activists have been calling for different approaches...

Drivers line up in December at Wilson Magnet High School for COVID-19 testing. File photo

COVID-19 Testing Continues in City Through January

Staff reports Testing for people who are not showing signs of COVID-19 will continue through January. The city, along with Monroe County...

Aqua Porter

Meet the new executive director of Rochester-Monroe Anti-Poverty Initiative

Patti Singer (Versión en español disponible.) Aqua Porter figures things out. As a Black woman...

Anthony Jordan Health Center

Numbers Show Why Jordan Health Needed to be COVID-19 Test Site

Patti Singer (Versión en español disponible.) Health Center marked the six-month anniversary of its...

Latinx and racism panel

Virtual Panel Discussion About the Latinx Community and Racism Sponsored by ERASE

Marisol Galarza-Ruiz (Versión en español disponible.) On November 7, 2020, a newly formed group from...