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September 12, 2017
ACT Rochester report notes Rochester region’s social, economic gaps

A report from ACT Rochester has found substantial gaps in social and economic outcomes among people of different racial and ethnic backgrounds in the nine-county Greater Rochester area.

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August 16, 2017
El Mensajero receives 13 press awards
El Mensajero receives 13 press awards

El Mensajero Católico won a total of 13 awards from two different press associations for work published in 2016.

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August 15, 2017
Monroe Community College opens new Rochester campus

Fall classes are slated to begin at Monroe Community College’s new Downtown Campus in Rochester on Sept. 5.

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August 15, 2017
New Rochester firefighter makes history

For the first time in the 200-year-history of the Rochester Fire Department, an African-American woman has graduated from its academy.

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August 15, 2017
City opens first dog park

Dog owners in Rochester have a new place to bring their dogs for recreation.

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July 11, 2017
Puerto Rican festival, parade set for July
Puerto Rican festival, parade set for July

Downtown construction will have an impact on this year’s Puerto Rican Parade,which will take place during the 48th-annual Puerto Rican Festival to be held later this month. 

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By Annette Jiménez/EMC
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July 11, 2017
Nonprofit organizations receive grants

The Rochester Women’s Giving Circle recently awarded $175,300 in grants to 10 local nonprofit organizations. 

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July 11, 2017
Foodlink opens new commercial kitchen

Foodlink of Rochester recently celebrated the opening of its new commercial kitchen. 

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June 14, 2017
Latino students awarded scholarship
Latino students awarded scholarship

A record number of Latino students were recognized this month during the 22nd-annual Hispanic Scholarship program presented by Rochester’s Ibero-American Action League.

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By Annette Jiménez/EMC
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June 14, 2017
Family grateful for support
Family grateful for support

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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