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August 14, 2018
Prayers sought for Father Lawrence Tracy
Prayers sought for Father Lawrence Tracy
Members of the Latino community are seeking prayers for Father Laurence Tracy, who has been hospitalized at Strong Memorial Hospital since Aug. 9.
 
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August 14, 2018
Rochester DMV office to reopen

The state Department of Motor Vehicles will reopen a full-time office in downtown Rochester after a 15-year absence.

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August 14, 2018
Grant to aid Rochester with jobs, minority-owned businesses

The City of Rochester will receive a $100,000 grant and technical support to increase jobs and strengthen minority-owned businesses as part of the national Living Cities City Accelerator program.

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August 14, 2018
New York, Puerto Rico trade partnerships announced

Following a trip to Puerto Rico in July, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced new agricultural trade partnerships between the state and the island, according to information from the governor’s office.

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July 17, 2018
Protections for bus passengers urged
Protections for bus passengers urged

The future remains uncertain for a Mexican couple at the center of local protests against U.S. Custom and Border Protection officers boarding buses and interrogating passengers.

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July 17, 2018
El Mensajero Católico receives 14 press awards
El Mensajero Católico receives 14 press awards

El Mensajero Católico won 14 awards from the Catholic Press Association for work published in 2017.

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July 17, 2018
Rochester City Council adopts $539.6 million budget

The Rochester City Council unanimously adopted a $539.6 million 2018-19 budget last month that included an amendment to reinstate community policing officers.

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July 17, 2018
Monroe Community College expands child care for low-income students

Monroe Community College has been awarded a federal grant to provide child care for low-income students.

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June 12, 2018
Rosario Escher honored at Iberos’ annual scholarship gala
Rosario Escher honored at Iberos’ annual scholarship gala

During the agency’s annual Hispanic Scholarship Gala June 9, Hilda Rosario Escher, CEO and president of the Ibero American Action League, Inc., received accolades from city and state officials for her decades of service.

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June 12, 2018
Rochester proposes $539.6 million spending plan

Rochester Mayor Lovely Warren has proposed a $539.6 million spending plan that will invest in neighborhood police stations, provide funding for infrastructure and continue supporting anti-poverty initiatives.

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