David Gantt Funeral Services [Live Streaming View Now]

July 11, 2020

Live Stream:   Public viewing and funeral services have been set for New York Assemblyman David Gantt. Gantt, who served as the Assembly representative for the city of Rochester and Gates for more than 36 years, died on July 1st following a long battle with kidney failure. He was 78 years old. A public viewing […]

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RCSD Is Helping Out Families That Don’t Have Internet Service

July 10, 2020

The Rochester city school district is helping our families who don’t have access to the Internet. The districts are handing out MiFi devices  Which are mobile devices that gives Internet access. In order to receive one of these devices you must reserve, Now the devices are to help students with online learning. For more information […]

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Rochester Police Need Help Identifying Man With A Gun Offering Cash Reward

July 9, 2020

The Rochester Police Department is asking for help in identifying a person who was at someone’s home with a gun. The man was seen on video via a Ring camera on the front porch of a home in Rochester. He had a gun and was wearing a mask and gloves. In the video it appears […]

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POP ROC Closes Up Shop

July 8, 2020

POP ROC Cereal Bar & Comic Shop announced that it has decided close its doors permanently on Monday. According to the Facebook post, POP ROC will be holding a raffle to help its employees this Saturday, July 11. The full facebook post reads: “If you haven’t heard, POP ROC is closing. There is a lot […]

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Issa Rae

‘Insecure’ Star Issa Rae Shares List Of Groups She Supports To End Police Brutality

July 7, 2020

Issa Rae, star of “Insecure” went on Instagram recently and shared a group of organizations that she is endorsing in response to the demonstrations and protests on police brutality to her 2.8 million followers. She included Black Lives Matter. Regional Bail Funds, Defund the LAPD, BLD PWR, National Police Accountability Project, ACLU and Black Table […]

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Celebrate Black Restaurant Week July 6-12

July 6, 2020

A section of the Urban League of Rochester called the Rochester Black Young Professionals has declared this week as Black Restaurant Week. The event will be held from July 6-12 and is meant to showcase Black owned restaurants. Each day, one restaurant will be promoted and on the last day, participants should go to a […]

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Frederick Douglas

Frederick Douglas Statue Torn Down At Maplewood Rose Garden

July 6, 2020

On Sunday, July 5th the Frederick Douglas statue that was on display at the Maplewood Rose Garden was torn down and vandalized. Officers from the Rochester Police Department reported they found the statue and its pedestal damaged and removed from their base. The statue was found about 50 feet from its pedestal, leaning on the […]

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Cool Sweep Continues Rest of the Week

July 8, 2020

In anticipation of forecasted temperatures exceeding 90 degrees, Mayor Lovely Warren today announced that the City of Rochester’s Cool Sweep Heat Emergency operations will be in effect on Monday thur  Thursday, July 6 -10, to provide city residents with opportunities to get additional relief from the heat. Cool Sweep — presented by Avangrid Foundation and […]

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Fredrick Douglass Statue Vandalized in Rochester

July 5, 2020

Frederick Douglass statue vandalized on anniversary of his famous Fourth of July Rochester speech According to Rochester police, the Maplewood statue was left about 50 feet from its pedestal damaged on the base and lower portion of the statue. Reports say the statue is damaged beyond repair and will have to be replaced. The location […]

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Gyms Across New York State Filed A Class Action Lawsuit

July 7, 2020

Many New Yorkers across the state have been itching to get back into the gym, me being one of them. We all thought that gyms would’ve been a part of the Finger Lakes region phase 4 reopening. Gym owners in New York State are now filing a class action case against the state of New […]

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