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...
Rochester and Webster post offices extend hours this weekend for holidays
Rochester area post offices are offering extended hours this weekend to help with holiday shopping.On Saturday, the Webster and Rochester main post offices will be open until 3 p.m. and 4 p.m. respectively. On Sunday, the Rochester main office will be open from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. for... Read more
Developers: Joe Errigo Accepted Bribes to Delay Whole Foods Project
For the first time, an on-the-record connection has been made in the Joseph Errigo bribery scandal. Daniele Management and Development filed a lawsuit against the Livingston County lawmaker and Joe Rittler, a Monroe County Democratic Party operative, who the complaint claims convinced Errigo to take the $10,500 bribe. The... Read more
Why Buying Simple Toys Are Better Than Electronic
The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) wants parents of young children to keep a few things in mind when they’re shopping off their wish lists this holiday season. Their research has shown that purchasing electronics in replacement of traditional hands on toys can negatively impact child development. The AAP... Read more
Bills looking for snow shovelers for Sunday’s game
The Buffalo Bills are looking for workers to shovel out New Era Field on Friday as lake effect snow threatens to drop inches on the area. Shovelers who can work the day and possibly into the night Friday will be paid $12 per hour. Workers that put in four... Read more
Rochester Housing Authority Celebrates New Homeowners
With the year coming to a close, the Rochester Housing Authority is celebrating 12 low-income families who are now homeowners through their homeownership program. “They walked us through the path, the storm we were going through, so I thank God,” Rochester resident Jesse Williams said. Williams and his wife... Read more
Vote to “Reimagine Greece” passes by more than 2,000 votes
By a vote of 2,836 in favor to 653 against, voters Tuesday approved the Reimagine Greece capital improvement project, designed to reshape the Greece Central School District. The $107 million project includes a new, larger transportation facility, security upgrades at all school buildings and renovations to classrooms. The athletic... Read more
Rochester Precision Optics to expand, add 200 news jobs
Rochester Precision Optics is adding more than 20,000 square-feet to its facility in the Town of Henrietta and plans to add 200 new jobs as it does so, according to the governor’s office. As part of the expansion, the state says it is offering $1 million in a Finger... Read more
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 that exists. The fraternity was founded on Tuesday, December 4, 1906 on the campus of Cornell University in Ithaca, New York by seven men (commonly called the seven Jewel) who... Read more
MCC Union: Leadership Change is Needed
Monroe Community College faculty presented the results of a recent no confidence vote regarding college president Anne Kress to the school’s Board of Trustees. The vote comes after many years of concern, said Amanda Colosimio, faculty senate president. “I want to make it clear that both Bethany and I... Read more
Should Social Media Check be Required to Get a Gun License?
Should authorities be able to deny handgun licenses for hateful tweets? A New York lawmaker is raising the question with a bill that would require police to scrutinize the social media activity and online searches of handgun license applicants, and disqualify those who have published violent or hateful posts.... Read more