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...
Recreational Marijuana: “Leaf” It Alone or Welcome It Home?
The question of whether marijuana should be legalized continues to burn across the state. Ending in Watertown, nine listening sessions across upstate New York are complete, with each gathering public comments under consideration when state lawmakers drafts legislation for a regulated marijuana program. A draft will be presented during the next legislative... Read more
Double voting deadline is here
After hundreds of New Yorkers had difficulty voting in the recent September 13th primary, Common Cause/NY is encouraging voters to check their registration status now. Friday, September 12 is a double deadline to register to vote for November 2018 and to change one’s party enrollment for September 2019. “Every New Yorker — no... Read more
University of Rochester Nursing School receives diversity award
The University of Rochester has been selected to receive the Health Professions Higher Education Excellence in Diversity Award from INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine for the second year in a row. The UR School of Nursing is one of 11 schools of nursing in the nation to receive this award... Read more
City of Rochester releases RFP for Port of Rochester development
The City of Rochester has posted a Request for Proposals for development at the Port of Rochester. The City is looking to develop the private sector along the waterfront, to work with the marina, promenade, improvements to the Port Terminal Building, and other upgrades recently understaken at the Port.... Read more
Sheriff Baxter discusses Rochester shooting spree
Mark Gruba sits down with Monroe County Sheriff Todd Baxter and discusses the police-involved shooting spree that took place October 10 in Rochester.    — ROCHESR FIRST Watch Below: 00 Read more
What’s the Plan For Long-Vacant Kodak Plant?
Ground was broken for renovations at a long-vacant site on St. Paul Street. The former Eastman Kodak Copany Hawkeye Plant has sat dormant for about seven years. Queens-based WBS Capital Incorporated plans to drop about $55 million to make the former manufacturing site into mixed use property including offices,... Read more
Multiple RCSD schools on lockout due to shootings
Multiple schools are on lockout due to three different scenes police believe to be all connected. Police tell News10NBC that a person was fatally shot and another was injured on Post Avenue near Arnett Blvd. Wednesday morning. Police then received a call for another person shot on Francis Street who ended up at School No.... Read more
UPDATE: Reimagine Greece to be put before voters on Dec. 4
The Greece School Board unanimously voted Tuesday night in support of putting the multi-million dollar capital improvement project before of voters on Dec. 4. The project, Reimagine Greece, would improve all 17 schools and many district facilities. Advertisement – Content Continues Below “There’s been a lot of thought put to... Read more
Monroe County deputy honored for saving 3-month-old baby
A Monroe County deputy is credited with saving the life of a three-month-old baby. Tuesday night, Court Deputy Kelly Cook was honored during the Monroe County Legislature meeting. Late last month, the baby stopped breathing at the Hall of Justice. Advertisement – Content Continues Below Deputy Cook performed rescue... Read more
Victims find voice at sexual assault survivor’s vigil
Community members chanted against sexual assault and domestic violence, while also standing against Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s Supreme Court confirmation. After hearing the news Saturday afternoon, Dotty Harris said she wanted to show support to those victims at the vigil for survivors. The confirmation was not a victory for women... Read more