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February 15, 2017
Hundreds show support for refugees
Hundreds show support for refugees

EMC photos by Jeff Witherow

Hundreds of people recently showed their support of refugees and immigrants by flocking to two local events.

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By Jennifer Burke/EMC
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February 15, 2017
Endowment fund seeks applicants

Applications are currently being accepted for the Hispanic Scholarship Endowment Fund.

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February 15, 2017
RPD increases diversity of its force

More than half of the most recent graduating class of 25 Rochester Police Department recruits were women and minorities, according to city officials.

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February 15, 2017
Lupus alliance offers scholarships

The Lupus Alliance of Upstate New York offers an annual scholarship program in each of its four regions for students affected by the disease.

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January 17, 2017
La Marketa proposals sought

The city has issued a request for proposals for the sale and development of land for commercial and other uses to transform a section of the 800 block of North Clinton Avenue into La Marketa urban village.

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January 17, 2017
Gov. Cuomo proposes free college tuition

Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo started off 2017 with a proposal to make college tuition-free for middle-class families at all SUNY and CUNY two- and four-year schools.

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January 17, 2017
Catholic Family Center received $1.7 million grant

A $1.7 million grant from New York state's Homeless Housing and Assistance Program will help Rochester's Catholic Family Center improve services offered by Sanctuary House.

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December 14, 2016
City counters surge in heroin use
City counters surge in heroin use

 City, police and neighborhood groups are working together to take back their streets after a surge in heroin use along the North Clinton Avenue area.

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By Annette Jiménez/EMC
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December 14, 2016
Safe play spaces a priority

Several local organizations are leading a campaign to create more safe places for children to play in throughout the city.

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December 14, 2016
Individuals, projects recognized for their positive effects

The Community Design Center Rochester presented its sixth-annual Reshaping Rochester Awards last month.

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