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...
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
Daycare assistance for parents in Monroe County
A lot of parents are unsure what to do with their kids who will be out of school while they go to work. Monroe County Deputy County Executive Corinda Crossdale says assistance will be available for parents who can’t afford childcare. Crossdale says some daycares will be allowed to expand... Read more
Confirmed case of coronavirus from Ithaca College
A member of the Ithaca College community has tested positive for the novel coronavirus. The announcement was made Sunday by Ithaca College President Shirley Collado. According to Collado, the person is at their home in mandatory isolation. “There are 12 members of the IC community who have been identified as possibly... Read more
Local stores under strain as people buy toilet paper, hand sanitizer
Several local stores are reporting a spike in people stocking up on supplies in response to coronavirus concerns. News10NBC stopped by Costco in Henrietta, Wegmans on East Ave, Price Rite on University Ave and Hegedorns Market in Webster just hours after Monroe County announced the first confirmed case of... Read more
Local schools switch to online courses due to virus outbreak
Now that coronavirus has arrived in Monroe County, local schools are taking preemptive measures and encouraging ‘distance learning.’ No cases have been confirmed in any of the school’s below. To add to this list, please email the status to Newsroom@wroctv.com Allendale Columbia — Suspended all in-person classes, effective starting Friday,... Read more
Wrestling with the virus: AEW event at Blue Cross Arena in Rochester postponed due to virus outbreak
All Elite Wrestling (AEW) was all set to make its New York state in debut in Rochester next week, but not anymore. Due to the outbreak of COVID-19 coronavirus, the wrestling event at the Blue Cross Arena, which was supposed to be broadcast live on TNT, has been rescheduled and will now... Read more
TONIGHT: Vagina Musiclogs for Domestic Violence Survivors
Rochester musician Zahyia Rolle is presenting the Vagina Musiclogs, a concert featuring only women that goes beyond empowering lyrics to actually benefit local domestic violence victims. She has experienced the pain of abuse and escaped a violent relationship herself. Inspired by the popular hit show Vagina Monologues, Rolle says... Read more
Daylight Saving Time and your health
If the twice-yearly hurdle of adjusting your body and clocks to daylight saving time, and back, fills you with dread, you’re not alone. It’s more than just mental.  Science shows it takes a physical toll. “Heart attacks occur at a higher rate during that Monday morning and also throughout... Read more
Returning SUNY students could be quarantined at Brockport dorm hall
The College at Brockport says preparations are underway to potentially quarantine SUNY students returning home from overseas at an empty residence hall on the college’s campus. Gordon Hall was selected to be the potential site, since it’s empty. However, the college tells 13WHAM News that leaders with SUNY have not... Read more
More than 100 people quarantined in Erie County, based on potential coronavirus exposure
UPDATE: The Niagara County Public Health Director Daniel Stapleton says at this time the county has four voluntarily quarantined individuals. In a statement released to News 4 this afternoon, Stapleton says, “Quarantine separates and restricts the movement of well people, who may have been exposed to a contagious disease to... Read more