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Thursday 23 February 2017
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Category: Featured News, Local News, Politics, Top Stories

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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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Study Finds Sugary Drinks Pose Greater Health Risk For Latino Children

Compared to the average kid in the U.S., young Latino children consume sugary drinks at an alarmingly high rate rate. In fact, nearly 75%...

The U.S. and Rest of the World Responds to the Death of Fidel Castro

At the age of 90 years old, Fidel Castro, who governed the Republic of Cuba for 47 years as Prime Minister and then President, died on...

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Tijuana Expecting Massive Influx of Deportees With Trump Presidency

The city of Tijuana, nicknamed Mexico’s “deportee capital,” has been the final destination for 40% of all U.S. deportations for the...

A Positive Election Day Outcome: Largest Ever Congressional Hispanic Caucus

Despite the immense amount of anti-immigrant rhetoric from the new president-elect, one good thing came out of Election Day this year: the...

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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...

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Hispanics Are Suffering from Nationwide Pollution More Than Any Other Demographic

In yet another disappointing survey, air pollution was found to be a risk factor for minorities nationwide. In a federal study completed by...

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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...

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How One Latina Woman is Breaking Down Barriers in Massachusetts Politics

(Update, Nov. 9) – Juana Matias, a Democrat, became the first Latina woman to be elected to the Massachusetts House of...

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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...