Hair Salon Offering Free Hair Styles on 4th Sundays
The Blow Dry Lounge (BDL) inside the Mall at Greece Ridge Mall is partnering with Building Better Foundations mentorship...
BLOG: Let’s Talk About Cannabis on Tuesday, October 15
Blog: Submitted by Mary Kruger, ROC NORML Communities and Cannabis is a series of events hosted by Roc NORML...
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...
Amazon warehouse opens in Henrietta, Rochester adds 6,000 private sector jobs
Amazon is up and running in Henrietta. It’s about 100 jobs and it’s part of an economy recovery that News10NBC uncovered Monday. It’s a giant, non-descript warehouse on Clay Road in Henrietta. The only thing that tells you it’s the Amazon regional distribution center is a small A-frame sign... Read more
New African restaurant serves enticing flavors spanning the continent
Owning a restaurant might seem to be a puzzling departure for someone who has made a career in higher education, diversity and inclusion. But for Mohammed Ahamed, his new restaurant is an important facet of his life’s work. Together with his sister, Naima Ahamed, he has opened Akwaaba Restaurant, which serves authentic African fare.... Read more
Cooler weather means apples: Where to go apple picking around the Rochester area
The weather changing from warm to cool weather may make some wistful, but it’s good news for apple farmers. One reason is that the lower temperatures make people start thinking about fall activities such as apple picking. Another reason: Cool nights make apples turn red. “Some varieties need cool nights... Read more
Bills pull off a shocker with hurdling rookie QB, dynamic defense in Minnesota
Let me stand up and raise my hand in shame, because I was among the masses who gave the Bills no chance to be competitive with the Vikings, let alone blow them out 27-6 Sunday afternoon. This looked like the classic lambs-being-led-to-the-slaughter game, a Buffalo team that had been... Read more
Mother battling cancer creates support website to help others cope
If you know someone with metastatic breast cancer, you know the prognosis can be terrifying. Metastatic means the cancer has spread to other parts of the body. There’s no cure, but in our Extraordinary People report, we meet a Rochester woman trying to change that. “I would give anything... Read more
Students in Rochester get 1,000 donated backpacks for school
Students in Rochester got a special delivery Thursday from teachers across the country. Tom’s of Maine teamed up with The Kids In Need Foundation to donate 1,000 backpacks full of school supplies to students in the Rochester area. Pens, markers and glue sticks were among the items donated. It... Read more
Three shootings in Rochester Thursday; two people killed
Rochester Police are investigating three separate shootings that killed two people and injured three others in a four-hour span on Thursday. The first of the shootings happened on Wilkins Street near Hudson Avenue around 4:30 p.m. Police say two men were shot. One of the two men died at... Read more
Rochester man gets check after winning $3M jackpot
A man is taking home a $3 million jackpot after buying the right scratch-off ticket from a gas station in Rochester.Daniel Grinnell received his check Tuesday afternoon after a $3,000,000 Money Clip ticket he bought at the Fastrac on West Ridge Road near Dewey Avenue turned out to be a... Read more
Post Office hiring 500 seasonal workers in Rochester area
The U.S. Post Office is looking to hire 500 people ahead of the holidays. In a release, officials say both seasonal holiday helpers and long-term positions are available. Seasonal workers would start in mid-November through mid-January. The post office is also hiring long-term, non-career positions:  Postal Support Employees, City... Read more
No, New York doesn’t plan to arm its teachers
New York will not be arming teachers despite recent reports the Trump administration is moving ahead with plans to allow school districts to use federal education funds to purchase weapons. Betty Rosa, the state’s Board of Regents chancellor, announced the decision in a statement Thursday, citing concerns over violence and... Read more