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...
Kanye West’s Yeezy Brand Reportedly Worth An Estimated $1.5 Billion
Kanye West has always said his Yeezy brand is the biggest streetwear brand in the game, and it turns...
Big Sean Blasts EA & NFL For “Madden 19” Censorship Of Colin Kaepernick
Big Sean finds it “disappointing” and “appalling.” Towards the end of July, EA Sports revealed the official soundtrack to...
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 12, 1922, in Indianapolis, Indiana, by seven young educators: Mary Lou Allison Gardner Little, Dorothy Hanley Whiteside, Vivian White Marbury, Nannie Mae Gahn Johnson, Hattie Mae Annette Dulin Redford, Bessie... Read more
Photonics manufacturer IDEX opens new center in Henrietta
A new photonics center opened Monday in Henrietta, expanding its previous operations in the Rochester area. IDEX Health & Science, a photonics manufacturing company, opened its new Optical Center of Excellence on John Street in Henrietta. IDEX supports photonics and optics systems for businesses in the defense, life science,... Read more
Tax breaks for veterans

Tax breaks for veterans

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CPA Jamie Block of the New York State Society of CPA’s discussed tax breaks that all veterans can take advantage of Monday during News 8 at Sunrise.”I’d like to focus on some tax credits, educational benefits and some state and property tax exemptions for veterans that they can receive... Read more
Veterans honored in ceremony at Highland Park
Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 20 held a Veterans Day ceremony in Rochester on Sunday at the Greater Rochester Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Highland Park. The ceremony honored the men and women who have served and and to those who are still serving our country in the United States Armed Forces.... Read more
Our Lady of Mercy Receives $1 Million for Leadership Institute
A big name helped announce a big gift for Our Lady of Mercy High School. The school has received a $1.2 million donation from the Cheryl and Paul Speranza Foundation to create a new leadership institute named for Cheryl, a graduate of the school. The institute, to begin next... Read more
Barkley leads Bills to 41-10 win over Jets
In their last three games the Bills had combined for 20 points and had scored just one touchdown. They hit paydirt four times and scored 31 points against the Jets by halftime in a 41-10 win on Sunday. Matt Barkley, who was making his first career start with Buffalo, threw for 232 yards... Read more
“Oh Watta Night!” to bring laughs
Polite Ink will present the second “Oh Watta Night!” variety show to benefit the Willow Domestic Violence Center Saturday, November 17 at the Lyric Theatre in Rochester.Karen Craft and Corrie Carter from Polite Ink discussed what’s on tap Friday during News 8 at Noon. “It’s sketch, and it’s also... Read more
NY eyes plan to be first state to ban flavored e-cigarettes
The Cuomo administration says New York state is taking steps that could make it the first state to ban the sale of flavored electronic cigarettes. A spokesman for Gov. Andrew Cuomo says Friday that the Democrat is concerned about the rise in e-cigarette among young people, calling it an... Read more
Ronald McDonald House Charities’ new location for annual sale
Officials from Ronald McDonald House Charities of Rochester and Town of Irondequoit Supervisor Dave Seeley cut the ribbon Thursday night celebrating a new location for the organization’s annual sale. “The Sale” is RMHC’s biggest fundraiser and it’ll now be held at Skyview on the Ridge which is formally known as The... Read more
Rally planned in Rochester in response to Sessions firing
A rally in Rochester is set for Thursday evening, part of a series planned across the country in response to the firing of Attorney General Jeff Sessions by President Trump.In Rochester, local Democrats are expected to speak at an event at the Federal Building starting at 5 p.m. The... Read more