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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...
Bahamas Strong Raises Money for Geneva Woman
If she only had shells and sand from home. Tameera McCardy would use them in her art sessions at the Boys and Girls Club in Geneva to help kids understand the beauty of the Carribean and her home, the Bahamas. “I could use some shells. You can’t find them... Read more
Bills Sweep the Meadowlands By Taking Down Giants
Somewhat maligned Josh Allen ran for a touchdown, threw for another, and the Bills claimed the bragging rights of New York with a 28-14 victory over the Giants on Sunday. Buffalo has its first 2-0 start since 2014 and only the third in 11 mostly fruitless years. Devin Singletary... Read more
Decision on East High football star’s eligibility expected next week
There may be hope for a local high school football star as he fights to back on the field this season. Section V will decide early next week if East High’s Seven McGee can play after the school appealed the decision. East Superintendent Dr. Shaun Nelms said school officials... Read more
A week since Dorian, here’s how you can help survivors
It has been a week since Hurricane Dorian hit the east coast of the USA and the Bahamas. The recovery is a very slow process, and is going to be ongoing for some time. Relief efforts continue with one organization, the American Red Cross, committing $2 million to support... Read more
Aspiring teen journalist should get plea deal, attorney says
A teenager dubbed “Rochester’s youngest journalist” for his online coverage of crime scenes, sought a break from prosecutors as he faced his own criminal charges for stealing an unmarked police car. Geoffery Rogers, 17, appeared in Rochester City Court on Tuesday where prosecutors referenced negotiations for a possible plea deal.... Read more
Cereal bar opens on East Avenue
There’s a new go-to spot for cereal lovers in Rochester. Morgan’s Cereal Bar on East Avenue celebrated its grand opening on Sunday. The eatery will feature an array of different hot and cold cereals, toppings, and breakfast food. The menu will also feature special cereal items such as waffles, pancakes,... Read more
Students receive a positive message at Dake Junior High
Students at Dake Junior High School in West Irondequoit are being greeted by a positive message when they arrive at school.“You matter” has been written in chalk outside the doors. The deputy superintendent posted a video on Twitter with the hashtag #BuildingIdentity. — WHAM 13 00 Read more
East High star Seven McGee ruled ineligible for this season
One of the best high school football players in the state will not take the field this season for East High. The New York State Public High School Athletic Association’s (NYSPHSAA) Section V Football has denied Seven McGee’s right to play at East this year following issues over a... Read more
Boy Scout leader from Genesee County accused of sexually abusing boys
A Boy Scout leader from Elba was arrested by state police following an investigation into allegations of sexual abuse. Troopers say 55-year-old Ronald Rowcliffe, a leader at Camp Massawepie along Tupper Lake in the Adirondacks, sexually abused multiple victims ranging in age from 12 to 14 during the summers... Read more
Rochester restaurant to hold fundraiser for Hurricane Dorian recovery
A local restaurant will hold a fundraiser for Hurricane Dorian recovery Wednesday night. It is happening at Taste of the Bahamas on Lake Avenue in Rochester from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. According to a post on the restaurant’s Facebook page, all proceeds will go to relief efforts in... Read more