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...
RPD officers show kids what it’s like to work in law enforcement
Rochester police spent the day on Friday showing Rochester youth what it takes to be a police officer. Kids got to tour police cars, got a look behind the scenes at police training, and were given a chance to act like real officers to see how quickly decisions are... Read more
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 in business, entrepreneurship, education, entertainment and community organizing. Crafted by Publicist Rashad J. Smith, Power Hour is defined as a “movement where bar-hoppers and networking enthusiasts learn how to support... Read more
Baseball and beats: Infielder Nick Gordon opens up about music career
The Rochester Red Wings are more than halfway through their season and as the summer rolls on, there’s one player in particular who hopes to beat the opponent…. and then drop a beat. “I like proving people wrong,” says Red Wings infielder Nick Gordon, “and if someone thinks I... Read more
City announces anti-violence initiatives following string of deadly shootings
The mayor, police chief and city council are hitting the streets to reduce gun violence after a string of fatal shootings in the last few weeks. Community leaders held a press conference Friday at the Portland Avenue Peace Garden on Rochester’s east side to encourage people to put down... Read more
International Community Services opens in downtown Rochester
A new business focused on helping immigrants and refugees transition to life in the U.S. opened in downtown Rochester. On Thursday, July 11, city officials joined the business owners at a ribbon cutting ceremony to celebrate the opening of International Community Services. Founder and CEO of ICS, Saida Ali,... Read more
Clinical trial in Rochester could change the lives of 26M people with chronic heart failure
A procedure done in Rochester might change the lives of the 26 million people globally who are suffering from chronic heart failure. The V-Wave is a tiny implant designed to regulate left atrial pressure. It serves as a pressure overload valve by diverting a small portion of blood flow... Read more
Wegmans alerts customers of Facebook gift card scam
Wegmans is alerting customers about a scam involving a fake Facebook post promising savings at its stores. The Facebook post shows the Wegmans logo with a false claim that the company is giving away an $80 voucher for use in stores. Wegmans confirmed that the post is not affiliated... Read more
Urban League of Rochester names first female president and CEO
Urban League of Rochester has named a new president and CEO. The Board of Directors announced Thursday that Dr. Seanelle Hawkins was selected after a nationwide search. She will be the first woman to ever serve as president of Urban League of Rochester. Dr. Hawkins will begin her new... Read more
Local children who have lost a loved one find comfort in a special day camp
Local kids who have lost a loved one were treated to a special experience at a free day camp on Wednesday. Camp Heartstrings/Camp Dreams is held at Nazareth College. During the camp, professionally trained bereavement social workers and volunteers help the kids by promoting understanding, acceptance, hope and healing.... Read more
Lakeshore residents meet to discuss solutions to lake levels and flooding
Folks living along the Lake Ontario shoreline got a chance to share their ideas on how to deal with the high water levels. Representatives from Webster, Irondequoit, Parma Hamlin and Greece met with the state commission on Wednesday to come up with solutions to combat flooding. Vincent Esposito is... Read more