School bus driver shortage adds additional challenges to school reopening

Even before the pandemic hit there was a bus driver shortage in Monroe county. Now with the necessity for bus attendants, as well as lower capacity limits, requiring more buses, the need is greater than ever. In other bus related news, due to the flammable nature of hand sanitizer, the product will not be allowed […]

Chris Rock’s FX “Fargo” Season 4 To Start September 27th

I’ve seen “Fargo” the movie, but I have never seen “Fargo” the FX TV Show. Season 4, however, is now on my DVR list. The delayed FX’s TV Show crime drama, is based on the 1996 Coen Brothers film. This season starring, Chris Rock, was initially scheduled to premiere in April, will now start September […]

Canandaigua Lake is experiencing an influx of toxic algae

Apparently we have entered the season for harmful algal blooms or HABs, which is August 3rd until October 4th. The Canandaigua Lake Watershed Association has volunteers monitoring the waters. According to reports not all incidences have been cyanobacteria, which is known to be harmful to humans and pets. Places with public swimming usually test the […]

City of Rochester Cool Sweep

Temperatures are expected to reach or exceed 85 degrees. City of Rochester “Cool Sweep” will be in effect, today, Tuesday August 11th. Due to the Coronavirus pandemic, visitors are asked to observe posted capacity limits at each site. Cool Sweep Locations Spray Parks and Spray Features: Noon to 6 p.m. Carter Street R-Center, 500 Carter […]

Dress Code For Online Learning

A lot school districts across the country has dress codes and since the Coronavirus pandemic hit most school districts across the country shut down in person learning. There are still debates if the 2020 academic school year should be in person or virtual learning. There’s a school in the Midwest that’s implementing a dress code […]

Combo music fest-motorcycle rally in South Dakota gets attention on social media

The not-the-sharpest-tool-in-the-shed commentary is rolling in as Smash Mouth headlines the Sturgis Buffalo Chip music festival. Videos of crowds, close together and mask-less make up only part of the clap-back content in response to this festival. Other memes include people expressing how Smash Mouth is canceled. Other bands that played include: Trapt, Drowning Pool, Quiet […]

Diaper drive to benefit Healthy Baby Network

ROCHESTER — Members of the Leadership Rochester class of 2020 are organizing a diaper drive to benefit Healthy Baby Network. Diapers and wipes will be collected from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, July 25 at a drive-thru donation site at Healthy Baby Network, 693 East Ave. The drive-thru will be set up in the […]

School bus driver shortage adds additional challenges to school reopening

Even before the pandemic hit there was a bus driver shortage in Monroe county. Now with the necessity for bus attendants, as well as lower capacity limits, requiring more buses, the need is greater than ever. In other bus related news, due to the flammable nature of hand sanitizer, the product will not be allowed […]

Chris Rock’s FX “Fargo” Season 4 To Start September 27th

I’ve seen “Fargo” the movie, but I have never seen “Fargo” the FX TV Show. Season 4, however, is now on my DVR list. The delayed FX’s TV Show crime drama, is based on the 1996 Coen Brothers film. This season starring, Chris Rock, was initially scheduled to premiere in April, will now start September […]

Canandaigua Lake is experiencing an influx of toxic algae

Apparently we have entered the season for harmful algal blooms or HABs, which is August 3rd until October 4th. The Canandaigua Lake Watershed Association has volunteers monitoring the waters. According to reports not all incidences have been cyanobacteria, which is known to be harmful to humans and pets. Places with public swimming usually test the […]

City of Rochester Cool Sweep

Temperatures are expected to reach or exceed 85 degrees. City of Rochester “Cool Sweep” will be in effect, today, Tuesday August 11th. Due to the Coronavirus pandemic, visitors are asked to observe posted capacity limits at each site. Cool Sweep Locations Spray Parks and Spray Features: Noon to 6 p.m. Carter Street R-Center, 500 Carter […]

School bus driver shortage adds additional challenges to school reopening

Even before the pandemic hit there was a bus driver shortage in Monroe county. Now with the necessity for bus attendants, as well as lower capacity limits, requiring more buses, the need is greater than ever. In other bus related news, due to the flammable nature of hand sanitizer, the product will not be allowed […]

City of Rochester Cool Sweep

Temperatures are expected to reach or exceed 85 degrees. City of Rochester “Cool Sweep” will be in effect, today, Tuesday August 11th. Due to the Coronavirus pandemic, visitors are asked to observe posted capacity limits at each site. Cool Sweep Locations Spray Parks and Spray Features: Noon to 6 p.m. Carter Street R-Center, 500 Carter […]

Jordan Health Open For Back To School Immunization & Dental Appointments

President & CEO Dr. Janice Harbin from Anthony Jordan Health Center called into the WDKX Wake-Up Club to talk about COVID-19 testing at Jordan Health. How important it is for kids heading back to school to get their immunization shots and dental appointments are available. Call 585-423-5800 to set up an appointment. Click Here To […]

Rochester preps for a hot day

City of Rochester Cool Sweep is triggered when forecasts call for temps to rise over 85 degrees, to provide city residents with opportunities to cool down. Because of COVID-19 precautions have changed the hours of operation and capacity limitations. Here is a list of spray parks, open from 12-6 p.m., person capacity is in parenthesis: […]

Diaper drive to benefit Healthy Baby Network

ROCHESTER — Members of the Leadership Rochester class of 2020 are organizing a diaper drive to benefit Healthy Baby Network. Diapers and wipes will be collected from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, July 25 at a drive-thru donation site at Healthy Baby Network, 693 East Ave. The drive-thru will be set up in the […]

Black Lives Matter Rally hosted by the Rochester Black Nurses Association

Wear your mask, and bring your stethoscopes! The Rochester Black Nurses Association, a community organization sponsored by the UR School of Nursing that serves as a voice for Black nurses, invites nurses, nursing students, health care professionals, and the community at large to join them as they “call in” racism as a public health crisis, inequities […]

Pre-Screening for Covid-19 in May

— Community Fighting COVID, a volunteer effort to disrupt COVID-19’s impact in communities of color in Rochester, is holding prescreening sessions at the following locations this week: Sunday, May 17: Emmanuel Missionary Baptist Church (1772 Clifford Avenue), 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Monday, May 18: Bulls Head Plaza (West Main Street), 3-6 p.m. Tuesday, May 19: Father Tracy Advocacy Center (821 N. […]

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