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Rochester's Hispanic Heritage Committee Holds College Fair at Monroe CC
As National Hispanic Heritage Month comes to a close, the Hispanic Heritage Committee in Rochester held a college fair for high school students. According to    read story

Rochester Housing Authority Names Adam McFadden Executive Director
In a move that's leaving many in the Latino Community scratching their heads, the Rochester Housing Authority (RHA) removed Alex Castro and named City Councilman Adam McFadden executive director in a vote Tuesday evening.    read story

Experts Identify the Top Trends for Fall and Winter Decorating
Now that we’re completely into autumn, it’s time to turn home improvement attention away from lawns and barbecues and toward creating warm, inviting spaces indoors. Here are five of the hottest current design trends -- collected from regional experts -- for the chilly months to come:   read story


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Governor Cuomo Outlines Ebola Preparedness Plan for New York State
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U.S. Department of Education Announces Final Rule to Help Colleges Keep Campuses Safe
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Death of Thomas Eric Duncan Gives Rise to Question: Where is the Surgeon General?
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October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month
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3 Ways to Protect Our Farmers This Fall
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Ringling Bros. comes to Rochester with new show, diverse cast in “Built to Amaze”
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Guacamole Recipe
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Rochester Housing Authority Addresses Castro Firing; Mayor Asks for Explanation
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Red Cross Announces Holiday Season Blood Drive Donation Dates
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UR, Service Workers Reach Contract Agreement
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Rochester Works to receive $5.2 million grant to help area unemployed
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Why do people need to be vaccinated against the flu? Getting vaccinated with the flu vaccine is a simple way to protect you and your family! The flu vaccine protects and prevents complication from the flu, such hospitalizations and death.    read story

“Ferguson October” and the Effect of Militarized Police Forces on Minority Communities
One of the main reasons I wanted to travel the sixteen plus hours to St. Louis to participate in the weekend of national resistance called "Ferguson October," was to make a visible stand against the militarization of our police forces.    read story

Readers Write: "An open letter To Rich Funke"
Editors Note: Betty DeFazio, executive director of Planned Parenthood of Central and Western New York's Action Fund Political Committe,has written the following letter to Republican Senate candidate Rich Funke, regarding his position on the Women's Equality Act:   read story

Race to Nowhere
I hate to be the bearer of bad news, but it's vitally important for African American and Hispanic parents and families in particular, to understand, with regard to progressive education policies, or really the lack thereof, President Barack Obama has not been our friend.   read story

Celebrate Farms and Schools
In October, America celebrates the harvest, and specifically initiatives to put healthy, locally-grown food on our children’s plates at school. And, it all starts with America’s farmers and ranchers.   read story

got health?
Health advice and information from the Center for Community Health Walk Your Way to Good Health When was the last time you took a leisurely walk in your neighborhood? With all of the hustle and bustle of our daily lives, we may not take the time to experience the beauty of our city neighborhoods, speak to our neighbors, or visit a local point of interest.    read story
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