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Mayor Warren Opens the ROC City Skate Park

Mayor Warren Opens the ROC City Skate Park

(Thursday, Nov. 5, 2020) – Mayor Lovely A. Warren, joined by state and local officials and a host of skatepark enthusiasts, officially opened the new ROC City Skatepark during a ribbon cutting ceremony today. The long-awaited and much-anticipated skatepark, located along the Genesee Riverway Trail under the Frederick Douglass-Susan B. Anthony Bridge, just south of the Erie Harbor Promenade, is part…

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City Provides No-Cost COVID-Testing and Flu Shots

City Provides No-Cost COVID-Testing and Flu Shots

(Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2020) – Mayor Lovely Warren today announced that nearly a thousand people benefited from the no-cost COVID testing and flu shot clinics set up at select Rochester churches over the past two weeks. The initiative provided Rochester’s minority communities with additional opportunities to access to these services during the pandemic as the area prepares for the upcoming influenza…

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Mayor Warren Creates Crisis Intervention Teams

Mayor Warren Creates Crisis Intervention Teams

(Wednesday, Sept. 16, 2020) – Mayor Warren announced that operation of the Family and Victims Services office has been transferred from the Rochester Police Department to the City’s Department of Recreation and Youth Services (DRYS), and a new Crisis Intervention Services Unit has been created that will better serve the needs of the community. Details regarding the new crisis intervention…

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Mayor Warren Appoints Cynthia Herriott-Sullivan As RPD Chief

Mayor Warren Appoints Cynthia Herriott-Sullivan As RPD Chief

(Wednesday, Oct. 14, 2020) – During a swearing-in ceremony performed by Mayor Lovely A. Warren this morning, Cynthia Herriott-Sullivan took the Oath of Office to become the new Interim Police Chief of the Rochester Police Department. Chief Herriott-Sullivan is the first female in RPD’s history to hold the Police Chief’s position. A native Rochesterian, Chief Herriott-Sullivan previously served as a member…

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Mayor announces overwhelming support for community schools model

Mayor announces overwhelming support for community schools model

More than 90 percent of Rochester citizens who participated in community input sessions on Rochester schools support a Community Schools model as well as the Mayor having a closer, more formal partnership with City schools, according to a report on the Community Input sessions released today. “It’s clear that our residents want Community Schools that provide wrap-around services including counseling,…

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Mayor, City Leaders Commit to “Let’s Get REAL”

Mayor, City Leaders Commit to “Let’s Get REAL”

  “We are thrilled to be in Rochester as part of their participation in the Cities for Racial Equity and Racial Healing Technical Assistance Initiative, which is generously supported by the W.K. Kellogg Foundation,” said Leon Andrews, director of the National League of Cities Race, Equity and Leadership program at Tuesday’s news conference–  kicking off a multi-year plan for strategic work…

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Governor and Lieutenant Governor Endorse Mayor Warren

Governor and Lieutenant Governor Endorse Mayor Warren

Mayor Lovely A. Warren received the endorsement of Governor Andrew Cuomo and Lieutenant Governor Kathy Hochul today, adding to the list of high-ranking dignitaries who have backed her bid for reelection. “Rochester has seen unprecedented growth in recent years, and much of this can be credited to Mayor Lovely Warren’s leadership and vision,” Cuomo said. “Mayor Warren has been a…

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Mayor Warren Reminds Citizens of Their Right to Vote

Mayor Warren Reminds Citizens of Their Right to Vote

Mayor Lovely A. Warren is urging citizens to exercise their right to vote tomorrow — regardless of which candidate they support. Citizens can check their registration status by visiting the Monroe County Board of Elections Web site http://www2.monroecounty.gov/elections-index.php. Attorneys will be be available at the Monroe County Board of elections for any citizens who feel their right to vote is…

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