The Beat 1055 New Incentive Program for High School Students
WLGZ-FM The Beat 1055 will be at University Prep Charter School for Young Men (UPREP) this week to premiere...
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...
NFL Draft comes to Rochester
One hundred years after the start of the league, one of the biggest events on the NFL calendar came to Rochester. The Rochester Jeffersons were one of the original 13 teams that formed what would become the NFL. Leo Lyons was the owner of the Jeffersons back in the... Read more
Autism Awareness Walk held at Eastview Mall
More than the usual amount of mall walkers filled Eastview Mall on Saturday. They came together for the Ability Partners Foundation 9th annual Autism Awareness Walk. Allesandra Beavers served as the honorary chair in the Ability Partners Foundation 9th annual Autism Awareness Walk. She appeared on Good Day Rochester... Read more
Bills draft O-lineman Ford and running back Singletary
Buffalo Bills general manager Brandon Beane promised no hesitations about drafting an offensive lineman on the heels of signing six newcomers in free agency. The Bills traded up two spots in the second round of the NFL draft to select Oklahoma offensive tackle Cody Ford with the 38th overall... Read more
Grocery delivery services will soon accept food stamps
A new program will allow people who receive SNAP benefits to order groceries online and get them delivered to their home. The USDA announced this is a pilot program that will be launching in New York state first. This new program has the chance to help Rochester, which continues... Read more
Rochester Board of Education names 4 superintendent finalists; public forums scheduled
The Rochester City School District is coming closer to getting a new superintendent. On Wednesday, the Rochester Board of Education named four finalists for consideration as the district’s next superintendent of schools. The four finalists are: Mr. Terry Dade: Assistant superintendent for Fairfax County Public Schools in Falls Church,... Read more
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 date – “Things Went Horribly Wrong,” on stage from April 25 to May 5. This innovative production will break boundaries and initiate a new model for immersive theatre that engages... Read more
Rochester students meet with famous astronomer via Skype
A local science teacher and her students got an out of this world experience on Tuesday. Students from the Rochester Early College and International High School were able to Skype with American astronomer Jill Tarter. Tarter told the kids her story and all about her search for alien life.... Read more
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 Luncheon on Thursday, May 9, 2019. The theme for this year’s meeting is “Resilience, Sustainability and Social Justice for All.” This year’s keynote address will be given by the Honorable... Read more
This 8-year-old girl kicked cancer’s butt. Now she’s helping other kids do it, too
Push through. And when you do, celebrate every victory. Those words have morphed into a mantra the Shaw family has leaned on and embodied after their daughter Jenny was diagnosed with a stage IV Wilms tumor, just before her seventh birthday in August 2017. Her mom, Scotesha Shaw, had noticed two long bumps protruding... Read more
Rochester housing activists push reforms with Tenant Spring
Unlike San Francisco and New York City, Rochester has a reputation for having housing that’s affordable – and it does, for people with a good income. But for many, many Rochesterians, housing isn’t affordable at all. About 65 percent of the city’s households are renters, not homeowners. And a... Read more