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...
Hand sanitizer limited at Wegmans
The availability of hand sanitizer will be limited to Wegmans shoppers. There have been multiple reports of stores running out of disinfecting supplies such as hand sanitizer due to the spread of the novel coronavirus. This is causing some stores to limit the number of supplies people are able... Read more
Check the status of your refund online this tax season
Make sure to use the state’s Check your Refund application in order to easily check the status of your refund this tax season. According to The New York State Department of Taxation and Finance, the quickest way to access your refund information is to visit its site and access the application. The... Read more
Coronavirus causing delays in prom, wedding dress orders
Kathie Adams says her line of work is bustling this time of year. “Busy. Very busy. Weekends tend to be the busiest,” she says. Adams is the owner of Joeval’s Formal Wear on Monroe Avenue and runs the store with her daughter, Jordyn. Because of prom and wedding season,... Read more
Mayor Lovely Warren wants double the funding for this year’s Puerto Rican Festival
Mayor Lovely Warren wants to get more funding for the city’s Puerto Rican Festival. In a letter to the city council, the mayor asked for $80,000 to support the festival. For the past two years, the city has given the festival $40,000 in funding. The mayor says the additional... Read more
CDC: Coronavirus testing kits are flawed
It’s not if but when, according to the Centers for Disease Control. The CDC is warning Americans to be prepared for the possible spread of the coronavirus throughout the United States. This as concerns increase over problems with the kits used to test for the virus. The CDC says the kits are... Read more
Always ‘SUNY’ in Brockport? Timeline of tension on campus
Conflict has been swirling on the SUNY Brockport campus. In recent weeks the college has faced scrutiny from Rochester Mayor Lovely Warren, SUNY Chancellor Kristina Johnson, Monroe County Legislator Vince Felder, students, staff, and more. In brief, the Chief Diversity Officer was controversially fired. Students held widespread protests on... Read more
Local artist and activist pays homage to Rochester through his work
You may know Shawn Dunwoody from his vibrant mural displays throughout the city of Rochester. He recently partnered with East High School to create The Legacy Project: The Eyes of Our Ancestors, which features mural depictions of historical figures like Nelson Mandala, Harriet Tubman, and Martin Luther King Jr. throughout... Read more
RCSD teaches parents how to read district’s budget at workshop
The Rochester City School Board taught parents how to read the district’s budget Thursday night. They learned where to find answers to questions like how funding comes into the district, and where it is spent. This comes at a time when the district is in crisis and working to... Read more
Roc Brewing Co. LLC. adds partner FLX Wienery, expands location
Roc Brewing Co. LLC. is expanding and adding F.L.X. Wienery as a restaurant partner. “We’re thrilled to be partnering with F.L.X. Hospitality,” brewery co-founder Chris Spinelli said. “We can’t wait to serve the Rochester community quality craft beer paired with a truly unique culinary experience.” The brewing company did a... Read more
Rochester Youth Sports Expo kicks off Sunday
The Rochester Youth Sports Foundation in collaboration with the City of Rochester R-Centers and Rochester City School District is hosting a city Youth Sports Expo on Sunday. The event will give parents and students the chance to talk to officials from city youth sports and active play organizations. These... Read more