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...
Man Shot at Rochester General Hospital
Rochester Police say a man was shot in the Emergency Department parking lot at Rochester General Hospital Sunday morning. Officers say the shooting happened around 3 a.m. They say the 26-year-old victim then walked to the hospital to report the incident to security. As of Sunday morning, police say... Read more
Fall Back: Daylight Saving time ending
Get ready for an extra hour of sleep this weekend as Daylight Saving Time officially comes to an end. The clocks will roll back one hour this weekend at 2 a.m. November 4, 2018. The annual change comes in the middle of the night, but most people usually set their... Read more
Hundreds Come Out for Fight for Air Climb
Hundreds of people climbed Rochester’s First Federal Plaza this morning to raise money for the American Lung Association. It’s called the Fight for Air Climb. Members of the community, EMS, and local fire departments all pledged to climb the 400 steps to raise money for research on lung disease.... Read more
Reverend Wants Footage Released in Christopher Pate Case; Says Justice Not Served
Officer Michael Sippel will be charged with third-degree assault in the May 5 assaulat on Christopher Pate. Monroe County District Attorney Sandra Doorley announced the single charge Friday afternoon. In a statement, Rochester Mayor Lovely Warren calls the grand jury’s decision “the first step in the judicial process. We... Read more
Section V Football Class AA Final: McQuaid seeks more history against Aquinas
The McQuaid Jesuit Knights (8-1) have lose to perennial powerhouse Aquinas (8-1) 13 straight times dating to 2007. In that time frame they’ve had to watch their rivals win four state championships and 10 sectional titles. However, with a talented senior-laden group Bobby Bates and the Knights are determined... Read more
Lobbyist arrested, accused of bribing state legislator
Longtime lobbyist Robert Scott Gaddy was arrested Thursday, accused of providing bribes to Assemblyman Joseph Errigo. A criminal complaint accuses Gaddy, a 48-year-old Albany resident, of bribery and wire fraud. The FBI last month arrested Errigo and also charged him with bribery and wire fraud. Authorities alleged that Errigo, R-Conesus, Livingston... Read more
Rochester Chamber’s biggest event celebrates Top 100 companies
Celebrating the diversity and unique business culture of Rochester. That was the theme of the 32nd annual Rochester Top 100 award Thursday night. More than 1,800 people packed into the Joseph A. Floreano Rochester Riverside Convention Center downtown for the annual event to congratulate businesses large and small on... Read more
After 15 Months, Renovations at Greater Rochester International Airport Complete
State and local officials were out at the Greater Rochester International Airport on Wednesday to announce the completion of the renovation project. It’s a project that County Executive Cheryl Dinolfo says is not only an investment in boosting the airport’s image, but in the people of Monroe County. “The... Read more
Trick-or-Treat for those who need it most
The trick-or-treaters took over across Rochester and for some the treat was the experience. “We really try to make the hospital as normal a place as possible for kids,” Jared Woodhouse, child life specialist at Golisano Children’s Hospital, said. More than 120 employees lined up to bring the taste of a normal childhood to... Read more
RIT reinstates services for transgender students at campus health center
After a year and a half of acrimony, Rochester Institute of Technology is again offering hormone replacement therapy for its transgender students. Wendy Gelbard, the college’s associate vice president of Student Health, Counseling and Wellness, wrote in a letter last month: “After many months of carefully listening and talking... Read more