My Feelings About The Charges Against The Ex Minneapolis Police Officer Responsible For George Floyd Death

According to news reports, Derek Chauvin the ex-police Minneapolis officer responsible for the death of George Floyd on Memorial Day, has been arrested and charged with third-degree murder and manslaughter. The other officers involved in the incident have yet to be charged with anything. My thing is if Derek Chauvin is being charged with 3rd […]

YMCA of Greater Rochester Announce 2000 Employees Will Be Furloughed

The YMCA of Greater Rochester just announced more than 2000 employees will be furloughed. The reason? ‘Unforeseeable Business Circumstances Prompted by COVID-19. Here is a lists of the YMCA branches affected: – Association Office, 444 E. Main St., Rochester. – Carlson MetroCenter Branch, 444 E. Main St., Rochester. – Lewis Street YMCA Child Care, 53 […]

Central Park Video Could Lead To A Hate Crime For Falsely Reporting A Crime

You know the Central Park video of Amy Cooper? That’s the video showing her lying to a 911 dispatchers that a Black man is threatening her life. Well, she could be charged with a hate crime in the future. A proposed state legislation from 2 years ago, has new life. Originally proposed by New York Assemblyman […]

Federal Legislators Urged to Put Partisan Politics Aside

On Wednesday, May 27th, Governor Andrew Cuomo travelled to Washington D.C. to meet with President Donald Trump at the white house to discuss reopening the economy. During his address on Tuesday May 26th, Cuomo announced that while still very tragic, only 74 people died of coronavirus and that it’s a sign that “…We are heading […]

Pre-Screening for Covid-19 in May

— Community Fighting COVID, a volunteer effort to disrupt COVID-19’s impact in communities of color in Rochester, is holding prescreening sessions at the following locations this week: Sunday, May 17: Emmanuel Missionary Baptist Church (1772 Clifford Avenue), 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Monday, May 18: Bulls Head Plaza (West Main Street), 3-6 p.m. Tuesday, May 19: Father Tracy Advocacy Center (821 N. […]

ROC Summer Soul Music Festival @ Frontier Field

Fri. & Sat. Aug. 28th & 29th
Fri. & Sat. Aug. 28th & 29th CELEBRATING 25 YEARS… Tickets Onsale Now @ The Frontier Field Box Office… And RocSummerSoulFest.com

My Feelings About The Charges Against The Ex Minneapolis Police Officer Responsible For George Floyd Death

According to news reports, Derek Chauvin the ex-police Minneapolis officer responsible for the death of George Floyd on Memorial Day, has been arrested and charged with third-degree murder and manslaughter. The other officers involved in the incident have yet to be charged with anything. My thing is if Derek Chauvin is being charged with 3rd […]

YMCA of Greater Rochester Announce 2000 Employees Will Be Furloughed

The YMCA of Greater Rochester just announced more than 2000 employees will be furloughed. The reason? ‘Unforeseeable Business Circumstances Prompted by COVID-19. Here is a lists of the YMCA branches affected: – Association Office, 444 E. Main St., Rochester. – Carlson MetroCenter Branch, 444 E. Main St., Rochester. – Lewis Street YMCA Child Care, 53 […]

Central Park Video Could Lead To A Hate Crime For Falsely Reporting A Crime

You know the Central Park video of Amy Cooper? That’s the video showing her lying to a 911 dispatchers that a Black man is threatening her life. Well, she could be charged with a hate crime in the future. A proposed state legislation from 2 years ago, has new life. Originally proposed by New York Assemblyman […]

Federal Legislators Urged to Put Partisan Politics Aside

On Wednesday, May 27th, Governor Andrew Cuomo travelled to Washington D.C. to meet with President Donald Trump at the white house to discuss reopening the economy. During his address on Tuesday May 26th, Cuomo announced that while still very tragic, only 74 people died of coronavirus and that it’s a sign that “…We are heading […]

Rochester mayor responds to memorial weekend chaos

Mayor Lovely Warren has posted a lengthy Facebook post to critique the activity and behavior of some Rochester residents over the long, memorial weekend. The Mayor wrote, “You must like what people say about our community. Calling us fools and spewing hateful rhetoric and other names. It breaks my heart to constantly hear…lock them up, […]

Some churches remain closed as officials permit limited religious gatherings in New York

Governor Andrew Cuomo recently announced that New York officials worked with faith-based groups to try to bring back certain religious services after the pandemic resulted in the shut-down of all social gatherings. Religious institutions weren’t originally supposed to re-open until Phase 4. Drive-in and parking lot services restarted on Thursday along with religious gatherings of […]

$4 Million Available For Rochester & Finger Lakes Region With New York Forward Business Loan

If the federal government denied you a business loan, New York State could say YES! Starting today at noon, you can fill out a pre-application for the “New York Forward Loan Fund” on-line. Gov. Andrew Cuomo made the announcement last week. Small businesses could get up to $100,000 of the $4 million dollars that is […]

Happy Memorial Day

Mayor Warren and Police Chief Singletary discuss Memorial Day weekend guidelines Mayor Lovely Warren said the city is allowing the small celebrations, if everyone follows social distancing guidelines. “We must remember that COVID-19 is still very much among us,” Warren said. “The virus is still within our community and it’s still spreading. It will not […]

Pre-Screening for Covid-19 in May

— Community Fighting COVID, a volunteer effort to disrupt COVID-19’s impact in communities of color in Rochester, is holding prescreening sessions at the following locations this week: Sunday, May 17: Emmanuel Missionary Baptist Church (1772 Clifford Avenue), 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Monday, May 18: Bulls Head Plaza (West Main Street), 3-6 p.m. Tuesday, May 19: Father Tracy Advocacy Center (821 N. […]

ROC Summer Soul Music Festival @ Frontier Field

Fri. & Sat. Aug. 28th & 29th CELEBRATING 25 YEARS… Tickets Onsale Now @ The Frontier Field Box Office… And RocSummerSoulFest.com

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