Miss Taleah Elliott is Young, Gifted And Going Places
Taleah Elliott is a young author/ influencer who wrote her first book at the tender age of 5 years...
Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. Commemorates 112 Years of Leadership
Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. is the first black collegiate fraternal organization of the nine black Greek letter organizations...
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...
Hundreds of Students Compete at Lego Robot Championship
After 16 weeks of preparing, designing and building, 400 students competed in this year’s FIRST Lego Challenge Regional Championship. Kids ages nine to 14 built Lego Mindstorm robots designed around one topic, space. More than 40 teams competed against each other at the University of Rochester’s Goergen Athletic Center.... Read more
Gifts for Boys & Girls Clubs
The Boys & Girls Clubs of Rochester will celebrate the holiday season with its annual “Breakfast with Santa” this Saturday, December 15 at 500 Genesee Street in Rochester. Executive Director Dwayne Mahoney discussed the annual tradition Tuesday during News 8 at Sunrise. “This is one of our biggest get... Read more
Astacio scheduled to appear in court on Monday
Former Rochester City Court Judge Leticia Astacio is expected to appear in front of a judge on Monday. This is for a motions hearing related to a felony gun charge. Astacio is accused of trying to illegally buy a gun from two Dick’s Sporting Goods stores back in April.... Read more
Sam Darnold steals the show as the Jets comeback to beat the Bills.
The Bills led 23-20 with 2:35 remaining but the defense couldn’t hold off Sam Darnold and the Jets. New York’s rookie quarterback led his first ever game-winning drive, highlighted by a perfect 37-yard pass to Robbie Anderson over Tre White. Instead of kicking a field goal for the tie,... Read more
‘Shop with a Cop’ at Eastview Mall
There was a heavy police presence at Eastview Mall in Victor Sunday morning, but it was all in the spirit of holiday fun. It was for the 5th annual “Shop with a Cop” event, which pairs local students in Ontario County with officers to shop for things like clothes,... Read more
Salvation Army in Need of More Volunteer Bell Ringers
Their kettle bells are a sound synonymous with the holidays. Every year, a fleet of bell ringers post out in front of storefronts across the country, asking for donations to help the Salvation Army. “It’s very clear our community needs the extra funds to help families in need, and... Read more
Frosty and friends at Strong Museum
Strong National Museum of Play has a family-fun weekend in store for those looking to escape the cold. Families can meet and greet Frosty the Snowman and his friends and take pictures. The museum will also have live dance performances, arts and crafts stations, and more family activities. The... Read more
RCSD Names New Interim Superintendent
An interim superintendent has been named in the Rochester City School District. The district’s Chief of Communications Carlos Garcia confirmed Dan Lowengard accepted the job offer on Friday. He previously served as interim superintendent in 2016 but stepped down after suffering a stroke. Linda Cimusz, who was Lowengard’s interim, will become... Read more
Bigger and Brighter: Genny’s Keg Tree Lighting is Tonight
It’s a Rochester holiday tradition like no other — the lighting of the keg tree at Genesee Brewery. The brewery announced its party plans for the special event Tuesday and thousands of people are expected to attending the lighting ceremony on Friday, December 7. Last year, more than double... Read more
Developers Lock Eyes On Henrietta for Next Chick-fil-A
A second Chick-fil-A could soon be coming to the Rochester area. The Henrietta Town Planning Board is reviewing a proposal to open a restaurant at the former site of Joe’s Crab Shack on Marketplace Drive. The town says it is requesting traffic studies on the Greece location that opened... Read more