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...
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...
Pittsford Mendon Girls Bring Home a State Title
Pittsford Mendon brought home a state title for the first time in program history. The top ranked Vikings beat Seton Catholic Central 59-50 on Sunday in the Class A final. “Every alumni that ever played at Mendon has a gleam in their eye right now because the kids before this... Read more
Students at Rochester National College Fair React to Admissions Scheme
As news continues to come in on a scandal involving CEOs, actors, and more, who bribed coaches and universities to gain admission for their children, local students have begun their own college hunt with the National College Fair in Rochester. “It’s terrifying but exciting because it’s a whole new... Read more
No Powerball winner, jackpot climbs to $550 million
There was no Powerball winner Saturday, upping the next jackpot Wednesday to $550 million. The winnng numbers selected Saturday night for the $495 million jackpot were 30, 34, 39, 53 and 67 and the Powerball is 11. Powerball winning numbers 30, 34, 39, 53 and 67 Powerball: 11 How late... Read more
Rochester students working to save bees
In second grade, you probably remember spending a lot of time reading, writing and practicing math. But a group of second grade students at Francis Parker School No. 23 in Rochester are also raising awareness about bees. The group of students learned about bees in class. They learned that... Read more
Misfits Doughnuts is expanding its space and menu
A Rochester doughnut shop is expanding next door and expanding its menu. In recent weeks, News 8 is told Misfit Doughnuts and Treats on Monroe Avenue has been granted approvals from the city to move ahead with its expansion. The popular doughnut shop, which offers vegan options, launched a... Read more
Growing citizenship in Rochester
51 immigrants from 28 countries became citizens today in Rochester. Many of them came from thousands of miles away. Others were helped by the Catholic Family Center (CFC) in Rochester, one of 40 other organizations that have been awarded a citizenship and assimilation grant by US citizenship and immigration... Read more
Attorneys Discuss Potential Evidence in Adam McFadden Case
Rochester City Councilman Adam McFadden was back in federal court Friday. McFadden, who represents the southern district of the city, is accused in a wire fraud and money laundering scheme. Attorneys on Friday morning discussed potential evidence gathered by the prosecution, which will be shared with the defense for... Read more
FIRST creates workforce of tomorrow
Students in the Rochester region – and beyond – will show off their science, math and technical skills at this week’s Finger Lakes FIRST Robotics Competition Regional at RIT. The event will be held March 14-16 at the RIT Gordon Field House. It is free and open to the... Read more
Celebrating Women: Francine James ruled the skies
“High school dropout: she’ll rule the skies.” That was a local newspaper’s headline about Francine James in Fall of 1977- when she became the first female and first black air traffic controller in Ithaca. But that’s never how she saw herself. James said she was just working her way... Read more
State: Rochester City School District’s mental health services failed Trevyan Rowe
State leaders have released their report looking into the death of Trevyan Rowe — the Rochester student with autism who was found dead after going missing last year. On the morning of March 8, 2018, Rowe took the bus to School 12 on South Avenue, but security cameras showed... Read more