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...
Nick Cannon and Friends Coming To Rochester
ROCHESTER, NEW YORK—The cast and crew of the popular Hip-Hop embedded comedy improv show “Wild ‘N Out Live”—as seen...
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 date – “Things Went Horribly Wrong,” on stage from April 25 to May 5. This innovative production will break boundaries and initiate a new model for immersive theatre that engages... Read more
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 Luncheon on Thursday, May 9, 2019. The theme for this year’s meeting is “Resilience, Sustainability and Social Justice for All.” This year’s keynote address will be given by the Honorable... Read more
This 8-year-old girl kicked cancer’s butt. Now she’s helping other kids do it, too
Push through. And when you do, celebrate every victory. Those words have morphed into a mantra the Shaw family has leaned on and embodied after their daughter Jenny was diagnosed with a stage IV Wilms tumor, just before her seventh birthday in August 2017. Her mom, Scotesha Shaw, had noticed two long bumps protruding... Read more
Rochester housing activists push reforms with Tenant Spring
Unlike San Francisco and New York City, Rochester has a reputation for having housing that’s affordable – and it does, for people with a good income. But for many, many Rochesterians, housing isn’t affordable at all. About 65 percent of the city’s households are renters, not homeowners. And a... Read more
Undocumented immigrants prohibited from getting a driver’s license talk about everyday challenges
Eladio Beltran is a migrant who works in the agriculture field year-round. Last year, he was pulled over and handed to ICE, he says, for operating a vehicle with a foreign license. “Currently, I’m in a really bad situation that, uhh, possibly end up in family separation,” said Eladio Beltran,... Read more
Seneca Park Zoo teaching ways to protect our planet
The Seneca Park Zoo celebrated Earth Day on Saturday by teaching guests about the importance of protecting our planet. The zoo hosted activities for all ages and special animal experiences and taught guests about environmental sustainability and the simple actions they can take to make a difference for wildlife. RIT... Read more
Look Out! They’re Clocking Your 420 Swag
ONTARIO COUNTY, N.Y. (WHEC) — In preparation for April 20, Ontario County Sheriff Kevin Henderson and STOP-DWI administrator Sue Cirencione announced there will be increased patrols in the area on Saturday in order to crack down on impaired drivers.  Even though ‘Weed Day’ has become a worldwide phenomenon referring... Read more
Buffalo Bills 2019 season schedule released
The 2019-20 NFL schedule was revealed on Wednesday night, and the Buffalo Bills will begin the season with two weeks in the Meadowlands, and later will be spending Thanksgiving in Dallas. Although the opponents the team would face have been known since the end of last season, the actual... Read more
Congressman Morelle pushes for legislation to reduce veteran suicide
Every day nearly 20 veterans take their own life. Now there’s a new bill designed to address veteran suicide. Congressman Joe Morelle visited Rochester Wednesday to push for legislation called the “Reach Every Veteran in Crisis Act.” Morelle says Congress gave the veterans administation $6.2 million for suicide prevention... Read more
Willie Lightfoot named Vice President of Rochester City Council
Willie Lightfoot will serve as the new Vice President of Rochester City Council following a unanimous vote Tuesday night. Lightfoot will fill the seat until the end of the year. The position was left vacant after longtime councilmember Adam McFadden pleaded guilty to federal charges of wire fraud and... Read more