Miss Taleah Elliott is Young, Gifted And Going Places
Taleah Elliott is a young author/ influencer who wrote her first book at the tender age of 5 years...
Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. Commemorates 112 Years of Leadership
Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. is the first black collegiate fraternal organization of the nine black Greek letter organizations...
Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority Celebrates 96 Years
Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc. celebrates 96 years of sisterhood, scholarship and service! The organization was founded on November...
Rochester civil rights icon Constance Mitchell passes away
Constance Mitchell, the first African-American woman to be elected to the Monroe County Board of Supervisors passed away on Friday, Mayor Lovely Warren announced. Mayor Warren in a statement said, “Constance Mitchell was one of my personal heroes and role models in the fight to bring civil rights and... Read more
More Xerox Employees Laid Off
Employees at Xerox in Webster faced another round of layoffs Thursday. Spectrum News spoke with one employee who said he was laid off after 20 years with the company. That employee said workers are getting notice at several different buildings. No word yet on how many workers will be... Read more
Miss Taleah Elliott is Young, Gifted And Going Places
Taleah Elliott is a young author/ influencer who wrote her first book at the tender age of 5 years old. Now at 7, she’s taking her love for reading on the road. This young lady has created reading programs through out the city of Rochester where she goes out... Read more
Rochester community supports residents after Thurston Rd. apartment building burns down
“Rochester has so much love in it man.” Wednesday, that love pulled through: Clothes, shoes, blankets and more were brought to Eclipse Bar in Rochester, giving those who lost everything in the five-alarm fire on Thurston Road on Monday, like James Francis, hope. “It was unbearable,” said Francis. “To... Read more
What is the mayor’s role in Rochester’s public schools?
December’s turning out to be an unusually heavy news month, but one of the more interesting developments is Mayor Lovely Warren’s public input sessions on the Rochester school district. Warren has scheduled three of them: two especially for parents, at 6 p.m. December 13 and 17, and one for... Read more
Abby’s St. Kittchen to Host Drive for Families Devastated by Fire
A Caribbean restaurant on Thurston Road is lending a hand to families left homeless by Monday’s five-alarm fire. Abby’s St. Kittchen, located a few blocks away from the demolished complex, has set up a collection drive to replace belongings. Clothes, coats, shoes, toiletries and non-perishable food items will be... Read more
Webster CSD capital improvement project approved
The Webster community Tuesday voted yes to a proposed $69.5 million capital improvement project. The project went through with 1,595 people voting yes, 763 voting no. The project is focused on community wellness, safety and security and infrastructure integrity. Included in the project are state-of-the-art media centers at all... Read more
IDEX brings high tech jobs
IDEX Health & Science is creating high tech products and jobs at its new Optical Center of Excellence in Henrietta. Mike Ransford, the Vice President of Operations for IDEX Health & Science, discussed the new center and new jobs Wednesday during our Greater Rochester Enterprise Why ROC conversation on... Read more
RCSD to hold Special Meeting tonight to respond to report calling district ‘dysfunctional’
City school leaders are meeting tonight to discuss how to move the school district forward, all in response to a critical report on the status of the Rochester City School District. The Rochester City School Board will hold a Special Meeting on Tuesday evening. According to the Executive Assistant... Read more
Source: DA Investigating Warren Campaign
The Monroe County District Attorney’s office is looking into accusations that Rochester Mayor Lovely Warren’s campaign used her political action committee to circumnavigate state campaign finance rules, a source confirms. Under state law, a PAC can raise and spend money on a candidate, but only if the two don’t... Read more