Monroe County Executive Opens High Schools For COVID-19 Pop-up Vaccination

May 8, 2021

When it comes to the COVID-19 vaccinations. Leaders say Monroe County continues to outpace the state average, with more than 51% of residents having received at least one dose. Monroe County Executive Adam Bello announced a number of new COVID-19 pop-up vaccination clinics are scheduled in the weeks ahead in Monroe County, they include: – Brockport […]

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Common Ground Health Expanding their Ambassador Program

May 8, 2021

Common Ground Health’s program, the ambassador program, is helping to reach others and encourage them to get the COVID-19 vaccine. Camaje Grissom, a senior at Edison Tech High School, is one of these people. In a statement from Camaje Grissom, he stated; “I would help them better understand the importance of this.I really want to […]

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WDKX’s Meteorologist Richard McCollough Shares More Than Weather

May 6, 2021

WDKX’s meteorologist Richard McCollough shares more of his life on Roc55.com. Beside reporting the weather on 103.9 WDKX, for the last 20 years. Richard was first black weatherman on TV in Rochester. Worked at two of Rochester’s TV stations, a teacher, producer of award-winning film and television documentaries and his new joy spreading blackberry crops to […]

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Red Wings Welcomes NY’s New Outdoor Venue Guidance

May 6, 2021

On Wednesday, Governor Andrew Cuomo said that starting May 19, vaccinated spectators will be able to be seated normally, with no more social distancing. Younger Spectators that are currently ineligible for the vaccine will still be able to sit with vaccinated family members. Those fans who are not vaccinated who are eligible for the vaccine […]

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Students From RCSD Break Ground On Outdoor Classroom

May 3, 2021

This past Saturday, Students from Northeast College Preparatory High School started to break ground on an outdoor learning space, taking advantage of nature to improve their learning. The space will include picnic tables, a yoga platform, garden beds, and shaded structures The plan for this outdoor learning space is to be used for the school’s […]

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Start Your Marijuana Business Now, Don’t Wait [VIDEO]

May 2, 2021

Marijuana was decriminalized in New York on April 2, 2021. However recreational  retail sales of the plant may not be available until 2022 or 2023. On Thursday, Majority Leader Crystal Peoples-Stokes joined Rochester Mayor Lovely Warren in a community forum to give residents key information about how to prepare to profit in the New York’s […]

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Rochester Police Launching New Officer Training Program

April 30, 2021

Rochester Police Chief Cynthia Herriott-Sullivan released details on a new mandatory training program for officers.  The program is designed to recognize and learn how to deal with excited delirium, as well as working with adolescents and young people. The Robert E. Craig Institute for Ethical Leadership will feature a number of different learning opportunities. Some […]

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Wake Up Club Listeners Chime In On Recent Uptick In Violence In Rochester

April 30, 2021

We had a good, honest, and real discussion today on the Wake Up Club with myself, DJ Sight, Tariq, and listeners a.k.a. Frontliners. We talked about the violence affecting our community. The reason we opened the discussion is the video of the little girl in the middle of a shooting in a corner store. Along […]

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Heritage Christian Services Starting All Base Positions at 15/HR

April 30, 2021

Heritage Christian Services announced that it will be raising its workers’ base wages to $15 an hour, including residential staff that will raise to $15.75 an hour. Heritage Christian Services is the seventh-largest employer in Rochester. A quote from the President and CEO Marisa Geitner: “This is a social justice commitment. People who choose a […]

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NY Lawmakers Will Be Voting On Monday for the Extension on the Eviction Ban

April 29, 2021

The pandemic has caused an economic impact that has affected many. Since financial troubles became a priority for many, NY lawmakers voted last year on a law that prohibits a landlord to kick out their tenant due to financial issues. This law is in effect until May 1st, 2021. Now that we are reaching that […]

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