2015 Grill Off

The 2015 Grill Off with the WDKX Wake Up Club between DJ Reign & myself, the battle of the grilled salmon challenge was a great experience, This was actually my first time smoking food on the grill & Now I’m addicted to smoking everything I mean food not drugs lol, Van White surprised everyone with his grilled salmon, I think we need to do something for the 4th of July.

2015 Grill off

Rochester Man Wins Marathon

As a record of 7,600 runners participated in the John Beishline Memorial 5K run in Buffalo, a Rochester man was able to set a memorable record.

Kiplangat “Kip” Tisia, originally from Kenya and a current Rochester resident participated in the 5K run over the weekend. He finished with an astonishing 2:15:59 breaking the record he set last year.

Another Rochester participate was Jason “J-Mac” McElwain of Greece. He finished 12th overall in the half-marathon.

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written by: Sedria Thomas

Louis Johnson Dead at 60

The founder of the funk band Brothers Johnson passed away Thursday, May 21st. A cause of death is not certain yet but his death was confirmed to Rolling Stone.

As being the founder of the Brothers Johnson band, Louis Johnson was also a widely popular bassist. He made appearances on “Billie Jean” and “Don’t Stop ‘Til You Get Enough” by the late great Michael Jackson.

As a rare bassist he once stated, “No one ever gave me music paper to read; no one ever gave me anything to read. They tell me, ‘Here’s a track, play what you want.”

 

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written by: Sedria Thomas

Cancer Patient Escorted to Senior Prom by NFL Player Dies

Sen’Derrick Marks of the Jacksonville Jaguars escorted Khameyea Jennings to her Senior Prom.

Jennings who was battling cancer for two years received a prince charming dream with the help of a local non-profit group.

Marks presented the proposal as the young girl lay in the hospital bed. He brought her roses and proposed her with the dream date.

Jennings requested him to wear white and gold. Marks stated he was going to comply with every wish of Jennings to make prom the best night of her life.

Arriving to the senior prom in a black Lamborghini, the beautiful young lady was presented to a standing ovation from her peers.

Marks reminded her that he would stay in touch. He told her to be strong and keep her faith.

Unfortunately, Jennings lost her fight to cancer Friday, May 22nd.

Prayers and support messages are being broadcasted around on social media to help the family grieve and remember Khameyea Jennings.

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written by: Sedria Thomas