Thursday 18 October 2018
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Category: City, Education, Local News, Top Stories


IBERO Launches Its First English As a Second Language Program

By Staff Senator Rich Funke, R-Pittsford, and Hilda Rosario-Escher, President and CEO of the IBERO American Action League (IBERO), have...


Foodlink Opens Its Second Remodeled Neighborhood Store

By Staff   Foodlink celebrated the grand re-opening of its second remodeled neighborhood store, T&K Fresh Corner, with a...

PR Parade Committee with Stephanie Paredes and County Legislator Ernest Flagler.
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First Latino Art Gallery and Wine Tasting of Rochester

Latino Art Exhibit and Award Ceremony that took place at the Frederick Douglas Resource Center yesterday.  Last year’s recipient of...

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Latinas Unidas Seeking Nominations for Annual Latina Reconocimiento Award

By Staff   Latinas Unidas is currently seeking nominations for its Twenty Second Annual Latina Reconocimiento Award. The awards...

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Rochester to Get Federal Photonics Institute

By Staff   U.S. Senator Charles Schumer, D-N.Y., announced July 22 that the Department of Defense has chosen Rochester as the location...


New York Set to Raise Minimum Wage to $15 Per Hour

By Staff   A state wage board appointed by Gov. Andrew Cuomo recommended July 22 that the minimum wage for fast-food chain restaurant...

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NYSED Releases District Guidelines for Transgender Students

By Staff   New York State Education Commissioner MaryEllen Elia has released guidelines, the Transgender and Gender Nonconforming...

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Latino to Watch: Alfred Burgos

By Staff   Alfred Burgos defines himself as a community oriented individual with a great passion for advocating towards the...


NY Immigrant Advocates: All Eyes on New Orleans Hearing

The fate of President Obama’s Executive Action on Immigration is in the hands of a federal appeals court in New Orleans, but plenty...

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New SUNY Brockport President Assumes Post

By Staff   Heidi Macpherson PhD., has begun her position as SUNY Brockport’s new president, according to college officials....