Willie Lightfoot

Mayor, City Council president call for city residency requirement for new police officers

Rochester Mayor Lovely Warren and City Council President Loretta Scott are calling for a residency requirement for all newly hired officers in the...
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Tue, 09/01/2020 - 6:07am
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Defunding the Rochester police discussed at community forum

Rev. Lewis Stewart and the United Christian Leadership Ministry were joined by more than a dozen community leaders for a solutions-focused discussion on...
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Fri, 07/10/2020 - 3:35am
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Rochester City Council seeks to curb expected surge of evictions

Rochester City Council on Monday discussed a series of proposals meant to stem a wave of evictions that could come as a result of the coronavirus...
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Tue, 07/07/2020 - 8:11am
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Forum on ending gun violence goes virtual this week

A Rochester City Council leader is hoping a lot of people take part in a virtual town hall this week to combat gun violence. Council Vice President...
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Mon, 06/22/2020 - 8:29am
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‘Righteous rally’ overshadowed by violence, Stewart says

The Rev. Lewis Stewart and the United Christian Leadership Ministry spoke Monday in support of this weekend’s Black Lives Matter rally -- but said the...
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Mon, 06/01/2020 - 1:38pm
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Warren on traffic stop: 'I don’t think that handcuffing a child is something we should do'

Members of Rochester City Council and concerned community members are calling for a deeper look into the incident between a 10-year-old girl and city...
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Wed, 05/20/2020 - 11:11am
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Lightfoot looks to grow pool of minority-owned businesses in Rochester

Looking ahead to the new year, City Council Vice President Willie Lightfoot said he plans to continue his focus on economic development in the city, and...
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Tue, 12/31/2019 - 12:25pm
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Lightfoot elevated to City Council VP

Rochester City Council has a new vice president. At-large Council member Willie J. Lightfoot was elevated to the post Tuesday night by a unanimous vote....
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Wed, 04/17/2019 - 10:19am
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