Best Happy Hour And Networking Experience In Rochester
POWER HOUR is a new way of networking! This mid-week happy hour event is for local movers and shakers...
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...
Rochester awarded $1.4 million state grant to foster kids’ health
A new program through the city of Rochester is working to reach 300 young people to help equip them with skills to overcome challenges and foster better relationships with adults. City officials announced the program Tuesday as part of a five-year, $1.375 million grant awarded by the New York... Read more
Police: McQuaid Jesuit teacher won’t face charges for having ‘consensual’ relationship with student
A female teacher at McQuaid Jesuit High School will not face any criminal charges following an investigation into an alleged inappropriate relationship she had with a male student. Brighton Police Chief Mark Henderson says school administrators told him in May that the teacher allegedly had an inappropriate relationship with... Read more
Teens rally for peace hours after latest shootings
On the heels of two Rochester shootings, young people gathered at City Hall calling for peace Saturday afternoon. Emoni Barnes, president of Success Beyond Negativity, says he was disheartened to hear about the shootings less than 24 hours before his group had a rally and march planned. “This is... Read more
Rochester Animal Services hosts free pet adoption
Rochester Animal Services hosted a free pet adoption day at their center on Verona Street. Altogether 25 animals were adopted at Saturday’s event, including all of the cats that were available. However, there are still some dogs looking for a home. Adoption fees for the event were waived thanks to... Read more
Third annual “Rochester, Make Music Day” hit the streets
Rochester celebrated the summer solstice with “Make Music Day” on Friday. Festivities in Rochester were part of a global celebration of music-making in over 700 cities, inspired by France’s Fête De La Musique. Co-founder of Make Music Day, Rochester, Maria Furgiuele said she loves what this event does for... Read more
Seneca Park Zoo unveils giraffe statue
The Seneca Park Zoo debuted a new statue Friday. The closer you get to the statue, the more you’ll have to look up to see all of it. A life-sized, stainless-steel giraffe debuted at the “Animals of the Savanna” area of the zoo. The twenty-two foot tall scultpure was... Read more
Race for Rochester City School Board: Candidate Ricardo Adams
Next Tuesday is Primary Day in New York. News10NBC is highlighting the race for Rochester City School Board because it’s important. The city school district is still struggling with graduation rates and facing a possible state takeover. Each day this week, we’ll highlight two school board candidates and their... Read more
Buffalo common councilman banned from Buffalo Public Schools
A Buffalo common councilman is paying the consequences after being caught with a loaded weapon inside Riverside High School last month. According to our Buffalo affiliate WGRZ, the Buffalo Public School Board passed a resolution Wednesday banning Ulysees Wingo from district property for 18 months. Wingo brought the gun and ammunition... Read more
What you need to know about the Rochester jazz festival: Parking, street closures and more
Getting around the CGI Rochester International Jazz Festival is easy, and there is a lot of parking available nearby. Where are the best places to park? Nearby city-owned parking garages (rates vary) include: East End Garage at Main and Scio streets. Midtown Garage, with entrances on South Clinton Avenue... Read more
Get married on the Bills 50-yard line
Are you a Buffalo Bills fan who also happens to be looking for a unique wedding venue? The Bills want you to get married at the 50-yard line at New Era Field. The team will pick one lucky couple to tie the knot during halftime at the home game... Read more