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...
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 a unique challenge coined “The Pop-up Homework Series,” an engagement tactic used to help school administrators and teachers reinforce positive behavior and academic excellence. For the series, Rochester students will... 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
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
Look Out! They’re Clocking Your 420 Swag
ONTARIO COUNTY, N.Y. (WHEC) — In preparation for April 20, Ontario County Sheriff Kevin Henderson and STOP-DWI administrator Sue Cirencione announced there will be increased patrols in the area on Saturday in order to crack down on impaired drivers.  Even though ‘Weed Day’ has become a worldwide phenomenon referring... Read more
Nick Cannon and Friends Coming To Rochester
ROCHESTER, NEW YORK—The cast and crew of the popular Hip-Hop embedded comedy improv show “Wild ‘N Out Live”—as seen on MTV—is coming to the Blue Cross Arena in Rochester on Saturday, May 4 at 8 PM for a special show titled “Nick Cannon Presents: Nick Cannon and Friends” along... Read more
Upcoming Rochester Pop-up Shop Is An Example of Kwanzaa’s “Cooperative Economics” Principle
Rochester, New York—On Saturday, December 29 from 1 p.m. until 6 p.m., local celebrity photographer Christopher Cardwell of GoodKnews Apparel and business owner Anthony Miller of PRSCL.T Clothiers, LLC will host The Good Pop-up Shop, an engaging pop-up shop that happens to fall on the fourth day of Kwanzaa... Read more
The Beat 1055 Gifts For The Holidays
If you’ve been listening to 1055 The Beat during this holiday season you may have heard us talk about supporting 12 families and a local adoption agency for Christmas. We requested our listeners to submit letters explaining their dire needs for Christmas and set out to support Rochester families... Read more
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 old. Now at 7, she’s taking her love for reading on the road. This young lady has created reading programs through out the city of Rochester where she goes out... Read more
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 that exists. The fraternity was founded on Tuesday, December 4, 1906 on the campus of Cornell University in Ithaca, New York by seven men (commonly called the seven Jewel) who... Read more
Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc. Turns 107
On Saturday, November 17, 2018, the Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Incorporated turned 107 years old. According to the Theata Omicron Chapter, an unincorporated chapter of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc., (ROC NY QUES) website, the Omega Psi Phi fraternity is the first black intercollegiate fraternity that was founded on... Read more