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Saturday 26 September 2020
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Category: Editorial, Local News, Politics

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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...

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‘Hyped for Halftime’ Concert Draws More Than Twice Expected Crowd in Downtown Rochester

Thousands of people packed a blocked-off section of East Avenue on Sunday evening for a free pop-up concert featuring Norwegian hip-hop duo...

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Monroe County D.A. Sandra Doorley switches to Republican Party

Monroe County District Attorney Sandra Doorley has announced she’s switching from the Democratic Party to the Republican Party. Doorley...

City of Rochester

Rochester Still Fifth Poorest City in the Nation; Holds Highest Child Poverty Rates, Report Finds

A new study released by the Rochester Area Community Foundation, and ACT Rochester, has found that Rochester poverty has gotten worse in...

City Ethics Board Says Yes to McFadden, HUD Says No

The U.S. Office of Housing and Urban Development has sent a letter to the Rochester Housing Authority, ordering the RHA to fire its interim...

Board of Ethics Dismisses Ethical Concerns Regarding McFadden’s RHA Appointment

Rochester’s Board of Ethics voted 4-1 Dec. 9 to dismiss ethical concerns regarding Adam McFadden’s appointment as interim executive...

Take Back the Land Rochester Plans Eviction Defense for U.S. Military Veteran

Take Back the Land Rochester has planned another eviction defense, this time for U.S. military veteran Joe Martinez, to keep Martinez and...

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Some Community Members Call for Mayor’s Resignation after Ferguson Comments

Since Mayor Warren’s Nov. 24 statement regarding a St. Louis grand jury’s decision not to indict white police officer Darren Wilson in...