Behind the Production of West Side Story
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Governor Cuomo Issues Update on Winter Storm Conditions in Western New York
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Latino to Watch: Nereida Vazquez
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Colombian Activist Marylén Serna Salinas to Speak at Several Syracuse Locations Week of Nov 17
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Governor Cuomo Declares State of Emergency for Counties Affected by Winter Storm
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RECIPE   read story

Tips to Grill Your Thanksgiving Turkey and Trimmings
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What Every Parent Needs to Know About Changes in the Classroom
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Mexico is the Latin American Country With the Most Number of Emigrants
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Green Party Is Now New York's Third Major Party
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Duffy named president and CEO of RBA
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As Temperatures Drop in Rochester and Batavia, Advocates Struggle to Help Homeless
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Kodak and Excellus receive top ratings on HRC’s 2015 LGBT Corporate Equality Index
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Report finds RCSD Suspends Students Excessively, Disparities among Students
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Rochester Public Library Holds Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony for New Media Center
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Holidays at the Market
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The Literary Café Club Met Valerie Miles
This month, the Cafecito Literario attended a presentation of the book A Thousand Forests in One Acorn (published in 2014), from the multifaceted writer and cultural journalist Valerie Miles (born in New York, 1963). This book is, in reality, a translation into English of the book Mil Bosques en una Bellota, published in 2012.   read story

How to Make Sense of the Medicare Annual Election Period
Consumer Alert: People with Medicare can expect information overload this month! Medicare’s Annual Election Period (also known as “open enrollment”) began October 15 and runs through December 7. This is when people enrolled in or eligible for Medicare have the opportunity to reevaluate their healthcare options and sign up for or switch their current coverage in Medicare Advantage plans.    read story

Another “Food For Thought” Report on Developing Task Forces in the Community
Dear Rochester City School District (RCSD) Parents and Community Members, My critique of the article at the link above is not offered as a matter of simplistic cynicism, nor cheap criticism.    read story

Update:LULAC's Major Scandal and Travesty of Justice Within National Board Elections
NiLP Note: The election of officers of the League of United Latino American Citizens (LULAC) last July during the organization's annual convention in New York has been steeped in controversy. Below is an update on the situation from the perspective of one of the sides in this issue, which we thought you would find useful nonetheless in understanding some of the issues involved. We would, of course, welcome other perspectives. ---Angelo Falcón    read story

“My name is Jones (hoe-ness)”
Being a news and politics junkie, I spend hours every day reading news articles and watching cable news channels – especially items about Hispanics. I burst into laughter while reading an article of how Republicans are reaching out to Hispanics.   read story

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
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