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...
Let your “Hair” down at Geva
Hippies are taking over the Geva Theatre stage to start the new season.Performances of the classic musical “Hair” continue through October 7 in Rochester. Michael Burrell, who plays Claude, and Kevin Curtis, an ensemble member and Dance Captain, discussed the high energy show Friday during News 8 at Noon. “Spoiler... Read more
Father charged with first-degree manslaughter in beating death of 9-month-old girl
A 9-month-old girl who died in Rochester in January was beaten to death, police announced on Thursday. Her father has been criminally charged in connection with her death. According to Rochester Police, the Monroe County Medical Examiner has determined that Arabella Richmond died on Jan. 3 of blunt force... Read more
5-year-old Rochester girl killed in Labor Day crash
A 5-year-old girl from Rochester was killed after police say the pickup truck she was riding in crossed over a highway median and struck an oncoming pickup truck in Sullivan County. The sheriff’s office says the crash happened just before 3 p.m. Monday on Route 17 in Monticello. Deputies... Read more
Take it greasy: Best cheap burgers in Rochester
Looking for a great burger that won’t bust your bank account? So is Adam Wilcox. The Cheap Eats writer has been on a hunt, choking down two-bit burgers at one-bit dives that reek of desperation and last year’s grease. You may be surprised by how the local patties are stacking up and who’s not on... Read more
RPD Chief Ciminelli resigning, mayor appoints interim leader
Rochester Police Chief Michael Ciminelli is stepping down. Mayor Lovely Warren announced Tuesday that she has named deputy chief Mark Simmons as the interim Rochester Police Chief. Simmons will take over on September 16, one day after Ciminelli’s resignation. Ciminelli has accepted a position with the U.S. Drug Enforcement... Read more
Most Greece Odyssey students to get free school supplies
Back-to-school shopping can be costly and time-consuming but this year Greece Odyssey Academy is helping slash costs and putting more time on the clock. Greece parent Darlyn Harris said she couldn’t believe that there wasn’t a school supplies list this year for her seventh-grade daughter. This year Odyssey is supplying... Read more
83-year-old woman hosts her 19th Community Block Fair
This past Saturday a Community Block Fair was held at St. John Missionary Church on Edwards Street in Rochester. Mary Butler is 83-years-old but that hasn’t stopped her from putting on the fair for the last 19 years. Butler created the outreach event to inform people about things available... Read more
Local husband and wife duo help hundreds of Rochester students graduate
A local pastor and his wife have found a way to help hundreds of children in the City of Rochester with what started out as a simple breakfast has turned into a lifelong bond. Michael Peace and his wife Julia have dedicated the last 30 years of their life... Read more
Rochester Rhinos to leave Marina Auto Stadium, looking for new stadium site
The Rochester Rhinos will no longer call Marina Auto Stadium home and could see a new multi-purpose stadium within Monroe County. The announcement came Wednesday from Rochester Stadium Operations, the company that operates the stadium and the Rhinos soccer team. Wendy and David Dworkin, co-owners of the Rhinos, said... Read more
Netflix confirms car series ‘Hyperdrive’ filming in Rochester
A car racing series being filmed at an Eastman Business Park property in Rochester has a name: Hyperdrive. Netflix confirmed Tuesday that the series has been filming ten episodes at the industrial site. Most of the filming took place during overnight hours, from 7 p.m. until 7 a.m In... Read more