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...
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...
Hilton holds final public forum on arming school security Monday
The Hilton Central School District held its second public meeting Monday night about arming school security. The policy would allow a school security guard at the high school to be armed with a weapon. One public forum was held on August 8 to hear the public’s input about whether... Read more
Typical grocery store run spurs unexpected act of kindness
A typical grocery store runs spurs an act of charity that will help more than 100 kids with school supplies this school year. Local businessman, Angelo Speranza says he was moved to action after seeing a mother in a store, crying because she couldn’t afford to purchase school supplies... Read more
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 Rochester area through downtown and north past the High Falls area. At a press conference at the Riverside Convention Center, Governor Andrew Cuomo announced that he has accepted plans for... Read more
Recreational marijuana: Cuomo takes next step toward legalizing it in New York
Andrew Cuomo created a new state panel Thursday that will come up with legislation to legalize marijuana New York, marking the state’s latest step toward allowing the drug for recreational purposes. The 20-person workgroup — filled with Cuomo administration officials, college professors and law enforcement officers — will be tasked... Read more
21 of the most fascinating University of Rochester Alumni: Have you heard of them?
Upstate NY’s prestigious colleges and universities have produced some of the highest-achieving and fascinating individuals in American history, and the University of Rochester is no exception. From influential figures in American politics to stars of TV and film, these 21 alumni have left their mark in whatever fields they... Read more
Renetta Thomas Story
Renetta Thomas once walked the streets of Rochester on a hunt for drugs to fuel her addiction. But now, she’s on a different wave. On Saturday, August 4, 2018 at 6 p.m.Thomas, known on stage as “Grandma ReRe” will host a comedy roast to raise awareness for drug addiction... Read more
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 crew at Eastman Kodak Business Park between Monday, July 30 and Tuesday, August 14. The city says filming will take place on private property and out of the public right... Read more
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 – great food, fabulous live music and fun. Local restaurants and vendors will offer a wide variety of food, merchandise and everything in between. The event will take over Parcel... Read more
Rochester seeking to build urban skate park
A skate park in Rochester. It’s something that’s been in demand for years, but now it’s finally starting to come together. Skateboarding is a fun activity for people of all ages but unless you know where to go, there are not many options locally… at least for now. The... Read more
Five-year-old child’s body recovered from Erie Canal
Greece police say the body of a five-year-old girl was recovered from the Erie Canal in Greece Thursday night after she had been reported missing earlier in the evening. Police were dispatched to Henpeck Park around 7 p.m. for the report of a missing five-year-old. Investigators say the child... Read more