Sickle Cell Awareness Blood Drive Saturday January 29th

January 27, 2022

Want to donate blood? Saturday January 29th from 10 AM to 3 PM at Rochester Academy of Medicine located at East Ave, There will be a sickle cell awareness blood drive. About 1 in 13 African Americans carry the sickle cell trait, Estimated 100,000 in the US have Sickle Cell Disease, and approximately 2,000 babies […]

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Free N95 Masks Headed to Pharmacies and Grocery Stores

January 27, 2022

After announcing last week that the Biden administration announced it will deploy 400 million free N95 masks to the public, they have now announced that they are headed pharmacies and grocery stores. According to the Department of Health and Human Services; “Every person is allowed up to 3 free masks pending availability.” While we are […]

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West Seneca Couple Faces Felony Charge After Using a Fake Vaccine Card at Bills Game

January 27, 2022

At the last home Buffalo Bills game for the season, a West Seneca couple has been accused of using fake COVID-19 vaccination cards to attend the playoff game. According to Erie County District Attorney John Flynn, 34-year-old Michael Naab and 37-year-old Amber Naab presented falsified vaccine cards at Highmark Stadium. Since October 31st, proof of […]

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Urban League Opens Rochester’s 1st Women’s Business Center

January 26, 2022

The Urban League of Rochester is opening the ROC Women’s Business Center, the first of its kind in the greater Rochester community. Powered by the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), the ROC Women’s Business Center (RWBC) joins a network of 140 women’s business centers across the country. The SBA’s Office of Women’s Business Ownership has […]

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Big Change For People Who Owe Money To SUNY Schools

January 26, 2022

Do you owe money to any state University? There was a big announcement Tuesday from the State University of Board of Trustees, it’s reported they’ll no longer be holding out on transcripts for students who have outstanding balances. To Read More Click Here. Source: WHEC-TV

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BioNTech/Pfizer Begins Testing an Omicron-Specific COVID-19 Vaccine

January 26, 2022

In a new clinical trial announced yesterday, Pfizer and BioNTech have begun a clinical trial to evaluate a new, omicron-specific vaccine for COVID-19. Even though people who are vaccinated and boosted appear to be better protected against severe COVID symptoms and hospitalization from omicron, the new highly contagious variant has still led to breakthrough cases […]

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Town of Waterloo Supervisor Asked to Resign After Racist Facebook Posts

January 26, 2022

Supervisor Don Trout of Waterloo is being called to resign by town council members after outrage over a ‘meme’ he posted to Facebook about white supremacy. Back on January 13, Trout posted a cartoon to Facebook with the “warning signs of white supremacy” including traits like “full-time employment, auto insurance, and being literate.” This upset […]

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Local Pop Up COVID-19 Testing Site Under Investigation By The BBB

January 25, 2022

The pop up COVID-19 testing site on Mt. Hope Avenue in Rochester still remains closed. The Center for COVID Control stopped operating and had planned to reopen again by January 22nd. The pop up testing site is now under investigation by the Better Business Bureau after customers complained about not receiving their COVID-19 test results. […]

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Cruise Ship Seized Over Unpaid Fuel Bill

January 25, 2022

A Florida cruise ship was ordered to stay on the dock In Miami After losing a losso for unpaid fuel. The owners of the cruise ship didn’t listen to the judge’s order and still sailed off to the Bahamas. Now the ship is currently docked in the Bahamas with passengers aboard. Click Here To Read […]

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Google Sued By 4 State AGs

January 25, 2022

Google is being sued by four state Attorney Generals accusing the company of misleading people about tracking their locations. The State AGs say Google made money from advertisers with the misleading data. This isn’t Google’s first time facing these type of allegations. Click Here To Read More. Source: CNBC

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