“Orange Zone” Designation Hovers Over Monroe County Unless COVID Rates Decline

November 23, 2020

Monroe County’s abnormally high COVID-19 infection rate is threatening to push it’s designation into an “orange zone” unless it drops significantly in the coming weeks. According to New York State guidance principles, if the county gets an “orange zone” rating places of worship would be limited to 33% capacity or 25 people maximum, and restaurants […]

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Central Church Of Christ Winter Coat Drive

November 22, 2020

The Central Church Of Christ Winter Coat Drive This Thursday November 26th From 12 noon until 2:00 p.m. The coat giveaway will be at the Central Church of Christ 101 South Plymouth Avenue or give them a call 585-325-6043 You can drop off Coats From now until Wednesday November 25th From 3:00 p.m. until 6:00 […]

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A New Chick-Fil-A Location Has Opened In Henrietta

November 22, 2020

A second Chick-fil-a has opened in Monroe County and Henrietta residents couldn’t be happier. Hundreds of people flocked to 100 Marketplace Drive in Market Commons plaza to grab breakfast, lunch and dinner at the new fast food chain location. The franchise’s hours are 6:30 am to 10 pm Monday – Saturday. Due to COVID-19, the […]

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RSCD Has A Solid Plan For Students In The Near Future

November 21, 2020

In February, the Rochester City School District plans on allowing some students to return to school, following a plan that was presented by the Superintendent, Lesli Meyers-Small. Meyers-Small showed the school board her ideas on Thursday and suggested that elementary students should be allowed to return to school in February, followed by students in grades […]

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Massive John Lewis Mural in Downtown Rochester is Complete [PHOTOS]

November 20, 2020

In less than 10 days, a group of artists turned a 3,000 square foot empty wall space in downtown Rochester into a multi-story mural tribute to John Lewis. The mural on State Street is called “I Am Speaking” and it depicts Lewis delivering an impassioned speech in 1963.     It sits steps away where […]

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Monroe County COVID-19 Numbers Broke Previous Record In Single Day Increase Yesterday

November 20, 2020

Monroe County broke its previous single-day COVID-19 case increase yesterday, clocking in 373 new cases in one day. This brings the 7 day rolling average to 270 new cases per day. With over 18,00 new COVID-19 cases over the past 7 days, Monroe County Public Health Commissioner Dr. Michael Mendoza isn’t too happy. In a […]

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RCSD Board Of Education Appoints New Commissioner

November 19, 2020

Former CEO and President of the Urban League William Clark is the new commissioner joining the RCSD Board of Education. His appointment was announced on Wednesday. William Clark will take the vacant seat left by Natalie Sheppard. Sheppard resigned from the board to take a position with the Monroe County Board Of Elections. Clark said […]

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Basketball

Rochester’s Isaiah Stewart Selected No. 16 In 2020 NBA Draft To Detroit Pistons

November 19, 2020

Congratulations to Rochester native Isaiah Stewart. The basketball star was selected No. 16 overall in the 2020 NBA Draft on Wednesday Night. First, to the Portland Trailblazers and later traded to the Detroit Pistons. Stewart is now the highest ever draft pick out of Rochester, surpassing Greece Athena’s John Wallace who was picked 18th overall by the […]

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Staff Member At Wheatland-Chili Tests Positive For COVID-19

November 19, 2020

Officials have announced that the Wheatland-Chili Central School District have moved to remote learning after finding out that a staff member working in the transportation building has tested positive for the coronavirus. The staff member is in isolation and a few other members are taking quarantine precautions per contact tracing recommendations. The transportation department is […]

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Monroe County’s COVID-19 Yellow Zone Drops Below 4%

November 18, 2020

For the first time in 8 days, Monroe County’s COVID-19 yellow zone is below 4% positivity. This is a really good sign, as we were on track to become upgraded to an orange zone by Albany. Monroe County’s current micro-cluster positivity rate is at 3.68 %. This news comes after the 14 day re evaluation […]

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