Category: Featured News, Local News

leticia-astacio

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...

30889461572_7ff06ba487_k-1

RCSD Teacher Receives Empire State Excellence in Teaching Award

By Staff   Gov. Andrew Cuomo has  presented Adel Bouallagui, a Rochester City School District ESOL teacher at Vanguard Collegiate...

dinolfo2-300x240

Dinolfo Presents First County Budget to Legislature

By Staff   Monroe County Executive Cheryl Dinolfo has presented her first County Budget to the Monroe County Legislature, promising...

recycle

Rochester Announces Plan for Mixed Material Recycling Scheme

Rochester is starting a new city-wide recycling scheme. This mixed recycling program is the first for Rochester, and means that you can...

louise_slaughter1

Local Election Results: Slaughter Declares Victory; Bello Will Remain County Clerk

By Staff   In local election news, 87-year-old Rep. Louise Slaughter, D-Fairport, has defeated republican Gates Town Supervisor Mark...

city-logo-new-300x200

Rochester Police Department to Hold Police-Community Relations Forums

By Staff   The Rochester Police Department will begin holding public police-community relations forums to discuss the state of its...

16_gardencontestbanner

City Announces Winners of 2016 Flower City Garden Contest

By Staff   The city has announced the winners of its 2016 Flower City Garden Contest. City gardeners nominated their own gardens, or...

small-rtf2016chart-1

ROC the Future Report: 90 Percent of Four-Year Olds Enrolled in Pre-K; Rate of Absent Students Falls

By Staff   ROC The Future, a community-wide alliance of organizations designed to improve academic achievement for Rochester’s...

rgc-connect-1

Rochester Global Connections to Host Networking and Volunteer Recruitment Event

By Staff   Rochester Global Connections (RGC) will host “RGC Connect: Network, Volunteer Engage,” a networking and volunteer...

Fire extinguisher on flame background

City Fire Department Implements Diversity Program to Reach Out to Women and People of Color

To kick off National Fire Prevention Week, the Rochester Fire Department hosted an open house on Oct. 9 from noon to 3 p.m. Station tours...