Riverway plans head toward the start line
The city took the first step today on an ambitious plan to redevelop the riverfront from the University of...
TV show being filmed in Rochester starting next week
A production company will begin filming a television show in Rochester next week. Greetings Media, LLC will have a...
2018 Inaugural ROC the Taste Food and Music Festival to be held July 27 & 28 in Downtown Rochester
ROC The Taste is a brand new free festival which blends the best of what Rochester has to offer...
RCSD Superintendent Retiring After Two Years With District
The Rochester City School District superintendent has announced her plans to retire after a board meeting Thursday night. Barbara Deane-Williams will retire effective January 31, 2019 — she didn’t comment on her reasoning behind the decision. #BREAKING: @RCSDNYS Superintendent Barbara Deane-Williams announces she’ll retire effective January 31, 2019. More... Read more
Time to “Uncork Their Potential”
The Boys & Girls Clubs of Rochester will host their annual wine tasting “Uncork Their Potential” Thursday, October 25 from 6:00 to 9:00 at the Country Club of Rochester. Executive Director Dwayne Mahoney and Club member Tamyah Simon discussed the event and what makes the Club so special Friday... Read more
Rochester Ranked One of the Worst Cities for People with Disabilities
WalletHub has deemed Rochester among the nation’s worst cities for people living with disabilities. According to website’s survey, Rochester is number 96 of 182, claiming that the city has very few family doctors and general practitioners compared to other cities. Tom Turner of Victor, who has spina bifida, disagrees.... Read more
The Little to re-open main theater next week following renovations
After a number of renovations, The Little Theater is set to re-open its 89-year-old main theater next week. The East End theater will re-open to the public on Thursday, October 25. It closed in May so crews could make upgrades including: Replacement of theater seating that matches the Art... Read more
Local kids compete on ‘American Ninja Warrior Junior’
If you think your workouts are tough, you have no idea. Some local kids have a killer routine that’s putting them in the national spotlight. Out of thousands of kids in the country, three local kids were selected compete on “American Ninja Warrior Junior.” The kids say it’s their... Read more
Bills great at Baden Street Gala
Buffalo Bills Hall of Famer Thurman Thomas will headline this year’s Baden Street Gala set for this Friday, October 19 at the Holiday Inn Downtown in Rochester. The Baden Street Settlement Director and Education Coordinator Gaynell Wethers discussed the Gala and the important programs it will help fund at... Read more
What’s Next for Astacio? Former Judge Says ‘Greatness’
Leticia Astacio has been officially stripped of her title of Rochester City Court Judge after ongoing legal troubles following a DWI conviction. “I’m just trying to realize that being a judge never defined me. It was just a job,” she said from her Rochester home. According to Astacio she got the... Read more
Paving The Way for Bull’s Head Revitalization in Rochester
The City of Rochester made its first steps to actualize the revitalization of a west side neighborhood Tuesday evening. They have been working on the Bull’s Head Urban Renewal Plan for several years now. “Bull’s Head is a great area of the city. It’s in the southwest part of... Read more
Mega Millions jackpot soars to $900 million, second-highest
The Mega Millions jackpot is now up to $900 million. Lottery officials raised the estimated prize Wednesday, less than a day after another drawing without a winner increased the prize to $868 million. Officials say no tickets matched all six numbers to claim the Mega Millions prize Tuesday night.... Read more
Rochester teen gets 2 to 6 years in prison for ex-girlfriend’s death
A Rochester teen has been sentenced to two to six years behind bars for manslaughter in the death of his girlfriend in May. Seventeen-year-old Jermaine Brown pleaded guilty to a charge of manslaughter in the death of 18-year-old Ciara Grimes. On May 9, police found Grimes suffering from a... Read more