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June 14, 2017
Family grateful for support
Family grateful for support

Courier photo by Jeff Witherow

Ali Abdulkadir Ali of Rochester spent nearly a month in a Columbus, Ohio, hospital recovering from injuries he suffered during an April 17 shooting that took the lives of his best friends. 

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By Annette Jiménez/EMC
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June 14, 2017
RPD asks community to help with recruiting efforts

To assist with the the City of Rochester’s efforts to hire more police officers, the Rochester Police Department is turning to the community.

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June 14, 2017
Proposed city budget does not raise taxes

The proposed 2017-18 budget from Rochester Mayor Lovely Warren does not raise taxes for city homeowners. 

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May 17, 2017
Rochester eyes climate action plan
Rochester eyes climate action plan

As thousands walked in climate marches across the country last month — including in downtown Rochester — to support policies to address climate change, the city of Rochester has been developing its own plan to reduce greenhouse emissions and become more energy efficient.

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By Annette Jiménez/EMC
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May 17, 2017
New process urged for reviewing alleged police abuse
New process urged for reviewing alleged police abuse

A group of activists and residents is calling for an overhaul of the process used to review allegations of police abuse.

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By Annette Jiménez/EMC
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May 16, 2017
New deputy mayor begins duties
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April 12, 2017
Social-justice advocates honored
Social-justice advocates honored

The Rochester Committee on Latin America recently honored two organizations working for social justice — one defending the land ownership rights of indigenous people worldwide and the other fighting for the civil rights of immigrants in the United States.

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By Annette Jiménez/EMC
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April 12, 2017
Activists urge juvenile-justice reform
Activists urge juvenile-justice reform

Members of the Rochester ACTS interfaith social-justice coalition said the time has come for New York to “Raise the Age” of when youth offenders are prosecuted as adults and state officials have agreed.

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April 12, 2017
Clean Sweep program has new partner

The city of Rochester has formed a new partnership for its annual Clean Sweep program.

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April 11, 2017
FOIL requests available online

The city of Rochester recently announced a new online application for Freedom of Information Law requests.

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