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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Adams St. R-Center Offers Adult Open & Lap Swim Times

November 20, 2019

Adams St. R-Center now has designated times for adult open and lap swim sessions for city residents. Adult open swim sessions are available every Monday through Friday from 4:30 – 6 p.m. and on Saturdays from noon – 3 p.m. and 8 – 9 p.m. For more information, contact Brittany Bowman at Brittany.Bowman@cityofrochester.gov or call the Adams […]

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Baby and Me Swim Classes Available at Adams Street R-Center

November 19, 2019

The City of Rochester’s Department of Recreation and Youth Services is offering Baby and Me indoor swimming lessons for parents/guardians and their infant children. The 30-minute classes will be offered in six-week sessions at 9 a.m. on Saturday mornings at the Adams St. R-Center, 85 Adams St. Baby and Me is designed to allow parents […]

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Mayor Warren Breaks Ground on ‘La Marketa at the International Plaza’

November 8, 2019

Mayor Lovely A. Warren was joined by community leaders and advocates to break ground on La Marketa at The International Plaza, a project that will turn a vacant lot on North Clinton Avenue across from St. Michael’s Church into a vibrant and colorful outdoor public space programmed with retail opportunities as well as music, dancing […]

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Panasonic Opens Office in Downtown Rochester

November 7, 2019

Written by Jasmine Panasonic Corporation, a Nationally recognized Japanese based electronics company, has opened an office in downtown Rochester on the 21st floor of the First Federal Plaza building. The company hopes to fill their many positions and “create with some of Rochester’s young tech minds.” “One of the things Rochester needs to work on […]

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Can Your Lash Extensions Give You Lash Mites?

November 19, 2019

Written by Jasmine Doctors are warning people about the dangers of lash mites, and how those who get lash extensions and the elderly are at a higher risk of getting them.  Dr. David Burstein of Kenmore Eye Care has treated many patients for lash mites, and some of them have lash extensions. He says, “When […]

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