Possible Inner Loop Changes in 2020?

November 13, 2019

Written by Jasmine Thanks to the Rochester City Council, there will be some upcoming improvements on the Inner Loop North.  After the transformation study was approved, the Council chose Bergmann Associates for the redesigning efforts, which could include a full highway removal. The New York State Department of Transportation will provide a grant to fund […]

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82-Year-Old Woman Fights off Intruder

November 23, 2019

Written by Jasmine Willie Murphy, an 82-year-old woman and award winning body builder, found herself in the middle of a home invasion and lived to tell the tale. It was just past 11 p.m. on Thursday night when Murphy was getting ready for bed and heard someone banging on her door. The man outside could […]

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NYC Housing Projects Used As Airbnb

November 12, 2019

Written by DJ Sight Everyone knows New York City is expensive to live or visit and nothing there cost less than $100. If it does, you better scratch your head and think twice about it. A woman from Boston booked an Airbnb in the Chelsea section of Manhattan, thinking she got a great deal because the […]

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The Police Officer, Manny Ortiz, Inspired Kids

November 23, 2019

The now former police officer, Manny Ortiz, whom died in the tragic accident on Empire Boulevard just a few weeks ago is still receiving beloved letters from Rochester youth. Here is a copy of a letter sent by a young lady, Arianna B., who shared just how amazing of a police officer Ortiz was, how […]

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Husband Arrested For 1982 Ax Murder of Wife in Brighton

November 12, 2019

Written by Jasmine On February 19, 1982, James Krauseneck found his 29-year-old wife, Cathleen Krauseneck, in their Brighton home dead, with the murder weapon still stuck in her head. James Krauseneck was at work at Eastman Kodak at the time of her death, and their 3-year-old daughter was left alone with the body all day. “It […]

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St. Phillip International Church Toys for Tots Registration

November 22, 2019

Written by Jasmine With the holidays quickly approaching, several community organizations are doing what they can to help support local children and families in need. If you’re looking for a way to provide holiday gifts for your family and may just need a little help doing so, then this message is for you! St. Phillip International […]

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Veteran’s Day 2019- Free & Discounted Resources for Veterans and Families

November 11, 2019

Written by Jasmine In honor of Veteran’s Day, several businesses in the Rochester area are offering free or discounted products and services to local Veterans today. If you are a veteran, or you know someone who is, check out the list below for all participating locations. The Distillery– Active military service members and veterans with […]

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Senator Kamala Harris Proposes Bill to Extend School Hours

November 8, 2019

Written by Jasmine California State Senator and Democratic Presidential Candidate, Kamala Harris, has proposed a bill that would extend school hours until 6 p.m. to align with working parents’ work hours. The Family Friendly Schools Act works to better support working families by eliminating the need for costly after school childcare and transportation. This legislation […]

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Edison Tech HS Student Dies Suddenly After Collapsing in Gym Class

November 20, 2019

Written by Jasmine Students at Edison Career and Technology High School are mourning the loss of a fellow student who’s life was cut suddenly short on Tuesday. According to Rochester City School District officials, the 16-year-old student, whose name has not yet been released, collapsed during a physical education class and was taken to Strong […]

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The Strong Museum’s 2019 Toy Hall of Fame

November 8, 2019

The Strong National Museum of Play was featured on The Today Show this morning to announce their 2019 National Toy Hall of Fame inductees. “The Strong welcomes Matchbox Cars, Magic: The Gathering, and the coloring book to the 2019 class of the National Toy Hall of Fame!” To learn more about the National Toy Hall […]

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