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Action for A Better Community Employees hold Rally over Wage Increase

By Staff Union workers at Action for a Better Community’s ABC Head Start held a rally Feb. 12, in response to stalled contract...

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Former RPD Chief James Sheppard to run for Monroe County Legislature, says Community Engagement is Key

By Lisa Dumas Former Rochester Police Department Chief James Sheppard has announced he’s running for Monroe County Legislature, in the...

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Patrina Freeman Announces Candidacy for Irondequoit School Board

Irondequoit, NY – Patrina Freeman, longtime community volunteer and mother of three, announced her candidacy for a seat on the East...

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Webster Chamber of Commerce names Ty-Quasia Reid 2015 Business Person of the Year

By Lisa Dumas The Webster Chamber of Commerce has named Ty-Quasia Reid, owner of Rising Earth Massage in Webster, as the Chamber’s 2015...

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LaShay Harris announces run for Monroe County Legislature

By Staff LaShay Harris, Rochester native and market development manager for Rural/Metro Medical Services, has announced her bid for Monroe...

Vino con Sabor – Wine Tasting Event

The Puerto Rican Festival, Inc is excited to present our 5th Vino con Sabor: Wine Tasting Event on Saturday May 9th, 2015 at the Radisson...

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Louise Slaughter announces $6.9 Million Grant awarded to Action for a Better Community

By Staff Editor’s note: This article has been updated from a previous version, and includes the fact that the grant has been a partial...

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Foodlink opens Remodeled Community Store on Jay St.

By Staff  Foodlink has unveiled a newly-remodeled community store, Stop One Meat Market, as part of its Community Store Initiative, which...

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Rochester Urban League to Celebrate 50th Anniversary, Honor former Mayor Bill Johnson

By Staff The Urban League of Rochester, NY Inc. has announced it will celebrate its 50th Anniversary March 10, with a luncheon fundraiser...

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City to sponsor FAFSA Fest

Rochester College Access Network, a program of Rochester Education Foundation, will host a series of free events to help families file...