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...
Remember the name: Seven McGee
Remember the name: Seven McGee. He’s a sophomore four-star recruit and is already committed to Oregon. His future seems bright, but it wasn’t always that way. McGee’s dreams of playing college football were humbled when he only played modified in 8th grade at Leadership Academy. “When I played modified... Read more
Officials investigating arson at a Rochester school
The Rochester Fire Department is investigating an arson at the Wilson Foundation Academy in Rochester. Investigators say that at approximately 11:00 p.m. Friday night fire crews arrived to find a fire in the back of the building with playground equipment in flames. The fire continued to spread throughout the... Read more
Teen to serve 12 years for RPD officer shooting
One of the men charged in connection with the shooting of a Rochester police officer two years ago is headed to prison. Kamiu Blake was sentenced in court on Thursday. Blake didn’t actually pull the trigger that injured Rochester Police Officer Jeremy Nash in June of 2017, but Monroe... Read more
Local caterer donates hundreds of meals a month
In this week’s Extraordinary People Segment, we introduce you to the owner of Meals By DeLeo. Jason DeLeo has owned his own catering business for nearly two decades. Recently, he made a change to his own diet that he says saved his life. Now he’s trying to help others. Jason... Read more
Let your “Hair” down at Geva
Hippies are taking over the Geva Theatre stage to start the new season.Performances of the classic musical “Hair” continue through October 7 in Rochester. Michael Burrell, who plays Claude, and Kevin Curtis, an ensemble member and Dance Captain, discussed the high energy show Friday during News 8 at Noon. “Spoiler... Read more
Father charged with first-degree manslaughter in beating death of 9-month-old girl
A 9-month-old girl who died in Rochester in January was beaten to death, police announced on Thursday. Her father has been criminally charged in connection with her death. According to Rochester Police, the Monroe County Medical Examiner has determined that Arabella Richmond died on Jan. 3 of blunt force... Read more
5-year-old Rochester girl killed in Labor Day crash
A 5-year-old girl from Rochester was killed after police say the pickup truck she was riding in crossed over a highway median and struck an oncoming pickup truck in Sullivan County. The sheriff’s office says the crash happened just before 3 p.m. Monday on Route 17 in Monticello. Deputies... Read more
Take it greasy: Best cheap burgers in Rochester
Looking for a great burger that won’t bust your bank account? So is Adam Wilcox. The Cheap Eats writer has been on a hunt, choking down two-bit burgers at one-bit dives that reek of desperation and last year’s grease. You may be surprised by how the local patties are stacking up and who’s not on... Read more
RPD Chief Ciminelli resigning, mayor appoints interim leader
Rochester Police Chief Michael Ciminelli is stepping down. Mayor Lovely Warren announced Tuesday that she has named deputy chief Mark Simmons as the interim Rochester Police Chief. Simmons will take over on September 16, one day after Ciminelli’s resignation. Ciminelli has accepted a position with the U.S. Drug Enforcement... Read more
Most Greece Odyssey students to get free school supplies
Back-to-school shopping can be costly and time-consuming but this year Greece Odyssey Academy is helping slash costs and putting more time on the clock. Greece parent Darlyn Harris said she couldn’t believe that there wasn’t a school supplies list this year for her seventh-grade daughter. This year Odyssey is supplying... Read more