BLOG: Let’s Talk About Cannabis on Tuesday, October 15
Blog: Submitted by Mary Kruger, ROC NORML Communities and Cannabis is a series of events hosted by Roc NORML...
Original Play to Preview at Avenue Blackbox Theatre on Joseph Ave.
Source: Avenue Blackbox Eventbrite The Avenue Blackbox Theatre closes its successful inaugural season with its most ambitious production to...
Baden Street Settlement to Host 118th Annual Meeting & Luncheon
In support of its mission to serve the community, Baden Street Settlement will host its 118th Annual Meeting and...
5th COVID-19 death in Monroe County, confirmed cases climb over 200
Monroe County officials confirmed the fifth local COVID-19 death Saturday afternoon. To date, there are 202 confirmed cases of COVID-19, officials say. As of the 4 p.m. Saturday update, the county had conducted 2,478 tests. Of the 202 confirmed cases, 32 people have required hospitalization and 22 of those... Read more
Coronavirus closures causing ammo shortages at local gun shops
Coronavirus closures are bringing overwhelming demand for ammo at some local gun shops. New York State shops have been labeled “non-essential” per Governor Cuomo’s “New York State on PAUSE” order, and many of them are shut down, though, there are some exceptions. News10NBC spoke to the crew at AllStar Tactical in... Read more
68 COVID-19 cases in Monroe County, 11 hospitalized, 6 in ICU, nearly 300 in mandatory quarantine
Monroe County Department of Public Health announced Sunday morning that there are 68 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Monroe County. There are four new confirmed cases of COVID-19 since the update earlier Sunday. The new individuals include: 1 Female in her 30s 1 Female in her 40s 1 Male... Read more
Amid virus, humble toilet paper is suddenly a hot commodity
There’s no denying Tissue Plus is on a roll. As luck would have it, the company launched production of toilet paper a couple of weeks ago – just as the reality of the coronavirus outbreak was starting to hit the U.S. Consumers began stocking up on the basic necessity... Read more
Homicide investigation underway after woman found dead on St. Paul Street
Police are now investigating a suspicious death as a homicide. Officers responded to a call of a person found dead at Parkview Apartments on St. Paul Street, just north of Norton Street, around 10 p.m. Sunday. Investigators say a woman was found dead, and the circumstances surrounding her death... Read more
Monroe County Public Health Commissioner confirms first COVID-19-related death
A patient who previously tested positive for COVID-19 has died at Rochester General Hospital according to the Monroe County Department of Public Health. Public Health Commissioner Dr. Michael Mendoza released the following statement on Tuesday: “Today, I am reporting that a patient who previously tested positive for COVID-19 has... Read more
At-home COVID-19 testing coming soon for high-risk individuals
The Monroe County Department of Public Health is partnering with the New York State Department of Health to offer at-home COVID-19 testing. The health departments will collectively deploy “strike teams” to perform in-home testing for high-risk individuals, identified during contact tracing following a positive test. The “strike teams” will... Read more
Jefferson Avenue School passes out free supplies, meals for families during closure
Jefferson Avenue Elementary school teachers and administrators are celebrating St. Patrick’s Day a little differently this year. With the school closed for the coronavirus they passed out instructional packets, school supplies, lunch and breakfast to families for free on Tuesday. “For our kids, this is a scary time for... Read more
First case of coronavirus confirmed in Ontario County
Health officials in Ontario County have confirmed the county’s first positive case of COVID-19. A Victor woman in her 50s has tested positive for the virus, Public Health Director Mary Beer confirmed at a press conference Monday morning. Advertisement Beer says the woman is an employee at the Friendly Home,... Read more
Positive coronavirus cases up to 729 in NYS; third person dies from virus
In New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo’s daily address to the media, he announced that a third person has died due to the coronavirus. It was a 79-year-old woman who had major underlying health conditions, and coronavirus contributed to her death. He did not mention where the woman was... Read more