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Jackie Ortiz is currently a Rochester City Council Member

Monroe County Legislature Fails to Vote on Ortiz Appointment

Patti Singer pattisinger@minorityreporter.net (Versión en español abajo.) The Board of Elections remains without a permanent Democratic...

Rochester Mayor Lovely Warren shows Lt. Gov. Kathy Hochul what La Marketa will look like when completed. File photo

Mayor Shows Lt. Gov. Hochul the Progress of La Marketa

By Tyronda James tyrondajames@minorityreporter.net (Spanish translation bellow) New York State Lt. Gov. Kathy Hochul made Rochester her...

Narcan can reverse the effects of an opioid overdose. The medication comes in two doses. Photo by Patti Singer/LaVoz

Under Proposed Law, Opioid Prescription Comes with Dose of Narcan

Patti Singer pattisinger@miniorityreporter.net A bill being proposed in the Monroe County Legislature would require that anyone receiving a...

A car belonging to the city of Rochester was vandalized May 30, 2020, in a parking lot across from the Public Safety Building. Police have begun announcing arrests in the riot and looting that followed a peaceful protest. Photo by Patti Singer/Minority Reporter Media Group

RPD Identifies First Wave of Arrests After Rally

Staff reports The Rochester Police Department identified the 13 people arrested following the May 30 protest that started peacefully at...

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RCSD Student, Once Conjoined Twin, is Celebrated as She Graduates

By Tyronda James tyrondajames@minorityreporter.net Nasmil Campusano, separated 20 years ago from her conjoined twin Jazmin, was celebrated...

Monroe County  Executive Adam Bello at a Zoom news conference May 22, 2020, where he talked about the effects of COVID-19 on the budget. Patti Singer/Minority Reporter Media Group

COVID-19 Puts Recommendations From Bello’s Transition Report on Hold

Patti Singer pattisinger@minorityreporter.net On February 11, Monroe County Executive Adam Bello accepted a report from his transition team...

Memorial Day Weekend Tests Resolve to Wear Mask, Stay 6 Feet Apart

Patti Singer pattisinger@minorityreporter.net Memorial Day – the unofficial start to summer, which this year promises to be different...

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‘Protect Your Circle” Videos Urge Everyone to Do Their Part

Patti Singer pattisinger@minorityreporter.net As businesses owners start thinking about when they can reopen, Orlando Ortiz wants to make...

Because of COVID-19, the city is asking residents to pause on neighborhood beautification projects. Photo by Patti Singer for Minority Reporter Media Group

City Asks Residents to Hit “Pause” on Sprucing Up Neighborhoods

Staff reports As tempting as it is to join with neighbors and make your street pretty for spring and summer, the city is urging residents...

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Superintendent Dade Could be Within Days of Leaving RCSD

Patti Singer pattisinger@minorityreporter.net At one point in the middle of all the talk about deficits, Terry Dade said he never expected...