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September 12, 2017
Latino culture honored during Hispanic Heritage Month events
Latino culture honored during Hispanic Heritage Month events

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This year’s Hispanic Heritage Month will kick off with a performance from the “In the Heights” cast at Rochester City Hall.

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By Annette Jiménez/EMC
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September 12, 2017
Hispanic Heritage Month events planned for Rochester

Here is a list of upcoming events planned to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month, which is Sept. 15-Oct. 15.

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September 12, 2017
Food truck helps deliver more summer meals to kids
Food truck helps deliver more summer meals to kids

A Summer Meals food truck, which began as a pilot program last year, has helped expand the number of city children that were fed this summer.

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By Annette Jiménez/EMC
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September 12, 2017
Pregnancy center notes 27th year with Mass, Alveda King talk

The Women’s Care Center, a Catholic ministry run by volunteers to help women with unexpected pregnancies, will celebrate its 27th year of operation with a Mass and fundraiser in October.

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August 15, 2017
Anticipation mounts for Geva Theatre musical ‘In the Heights’
Anticipation mounts for Geva Theatre musical ‘In the Heights’

Anticipation is building locally for Geva Theatre Center’s season-opening musical production of "In the Heights," which focuses on a tight-knit Latino community.

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By Annette Jiménez/EMC
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August 15, 2017
Festival, parade showcase Puerto Rican heritage
Festival, parade showcase Puerto Rican heritage

 Adam Camson and Danielle Fleissig awoke July 29 to the sounds of Latin music in their downtown neighborhood.

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By Annette Jiménez/EMC
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August 15, 2017
Storytelling helps Latino seniors preserve culture, memories
Storytelling helps Latino seniors preserve culture, memories

Minerva Morales was one of the members of Centro de Oro who shared reflections on their native countries, childhoods and other reminisces during a July 6 presentation at Rochester Broadway Theatre League’s Floreano Conference Center at the Auditorium Theatre. 

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By Annette Jiménez/EMC
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June 14, 2017
Green thumbs gather to learn more about community gardening
Green thumbs gather to learn more about community gardening

City gardeners lacked a sense of being part of a larger community for many years, according to organizers of the second-annual Urban Agriculture Conference.

 
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By Annette Jiménez/EMC
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May 16, 2017
Ibero rolls out new language and cultural-training program
Ibero rolls out new language and cultural-training program

Ibero-American Action League will begin offering Spanish-language classes this month.

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By Annette Jiménez/EMC
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March 20, 2017
City's resurgence offers lessons for Rochester
City's resurgence offers lessons for Rochester

Detroit's resurgence following its 2013 bankruptcy offers valuable lessons for cities like Rochester, city and community leaders say.

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