Category: Education, Featured News, Local News

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Judicial Process Commission Seeking Volunteer Mentors

By Staff   The Judicial Process Commission’s Faith Community Adult Mentoring Program has announced it will hold training...

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State Offers Employees Hotline in Advance of Minimum Wage Increase

By Staff   The New York State Department of Labor has launched a new ad campaign in advance of the state’s minimum wage...

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New Data Reveals Half of Rochester City Students Are Living in Poverty

By Staff   According to new data released by the U.S. Census Bureau, nearly half of the children enrolled in the Rochester City School...

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Union St. Returns to Two-Way Traffic for First Time in 50 Years

By Staff   A section of Union St. has returned to two-way traffic for the first time in more than 50 years, as part of the...

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Witness Alleges Police Intimidation in Civil Rights Lawsuit

By Staff   Pedro Luis DeJesus, the Remington St. resident who initially reported to police that he saw officers approach and beat...

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Rochester to Participate in “Cities Supporting the Early Childhood Workforce” Initiative

By Staff   Rochester has been selected by the National League of Cities (NLC) to participate in the “Cities Supporting the Early...

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Rachel Barnhart Exploring a Run for Mayor

By Staff   Former WROC-TV news anchor Rachel Barnhart has announced she is currently exploring a run for mayor. “Our team is...

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Update: Judge Astacio No Longer Assigned Work as Judge

By Staff   (Update, Nov. 28) – Rochester City Court Judge Leticia Astacio will no longer be assigned work in her role as a...

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Monroe County Kicks Off Annual “Coats for Seniors” Drive

By Staff   Monroe County has kicked off its annual “Coats for Seniors” drive, to collect and distribute winter coats to seniors in...

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Astacio Apologizes After Pleading Guilty to Violation; Says Media Portrayal “Inaccurate”

By Staff   Rochester City Court Judge Leticia Astacio posted an apology on Facebook Thursday, after returning to court this week for...