Traveling to Erie County? Mask Mandates Reinstated Indoors

November 23, 2021

If you have any plans to travel to Buffalo, don’t forget to bring your mask. Starting today, Erie County Executive Mark Poloncarz has reinstated a mask mandate for all indoor public locations in the county. This is in hopes to combat the spread of COVID-19 since rates continue to rise in WNY and hospital capacity […]

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Strong Memorial: Might Face Hundreds of Resignations

November 23, 2021

As of today, Strong Memorial Hospital could see hundreds of resignations due to the fact that religious exemption to the COVID-19 vaccine mandate ends, and everyone must be vaccinated against COVID-19. According to data from Monday morning, Less than 300 workers with direct patient contact remained unvaccinated. Kathy Parrinello, chief operating officer for UR Medicine […]

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The Daughter of Malcom X Found Dead In Brooklyn

November 23, 2021

The daughter of Malcolm X Malikah Shabazz was found dead By her daughter. Malikah Shabazz was found by her daughter in her Brooklyn apartment Monday afternoon a little bit after 4:30 PM. Malcolm X’s daughter’s death comes 2 weeks after 2 men were exonerated for his death. There’s no word yet of how Malikah Shabazz died. Click Here […]

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Former Governor Andrew Cuomo Misrepresented COVID-19 Nursing Home Toll

November 22, 2021

A new report from the New York Assembly’s investigation into former Governor Andrew Cuomo has found the Democrat’s administration misrepresented how many nursing home residents died of COVID-19. This finding comes from a lawmaker who reviewed the committee’s still-secret report. Assembly Member Phil Steck stated: “The investigation showed that as they were considering these matters, […]

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RCSD Teachers Drop Lesson Plans To Prioritize Wellness

November 22, 2021

School this week in the Rochester City School District is set to look a bit different, as teachers set aside their lesson plans Monday and Tuesday to prioritize wellness activities. These actives are a part of the ongoing attempt to address children’s social-emotional needs after a year away from school. Deputy Superintendent for Teaching and […]

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Heading into the Holidays, Rapid COVID-19 are in High Demand

November 21, 2021

Heading home for the holidays and looking for a rapid covid test? Unfortunately, you may be out of luck. Based on a quick search at CVS pharmacies online, there are no available time slots in the Rochester area over the next several days for a rapid test. However, Monroe County is looking to steadily add […]

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Operation FIRE Set to Help RCSD

November 21, 2021

In order to help combat the ongoing violence at the Rochester City School Districts, a group called Operation FIRE is ready to take charge. FIRE stands for ‘Fathers Initiating Restorative Engagement,’ which is part of a nationwide campaign that encourages fathers and supportive male figures to offer help to students and staff in areas of […]

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Multiple Weekend Pediatric Vaccine Clinics at Finger Lakes Vaccine Hub

November 20, 2021

The weekend, the Finger Lakes vaccine hub will be holding a series of COVID-19 vaccine clinics for children aged 5-11. Here is the following schedule. Saturday: 9 am. to 2:45 pm at 112 Greece Ridge Center Drive, Greece. All children must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. Make an appointment online. 10 am to […]

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Study Finds That Wear Face Mask Is 53% Effective From Stopping The Spread Of COVID-19

November 19, 2021

A new study shows that wearing face masks stops COVID-19 incidents by 53%. The study also shows that social distancing and hand washing are all super effective in stopping the spread of the virus, But it doesn’t take a rocket scientist to know that, what helped spread the virus is the relaxed guidelines and  information was […]

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WDKX’s Own Sunday Morning Gospel Host Paul Boutte Receives Key To The City

November 19, 2021

Congratulations to WDKX’s own Sunday Morning Gospel’s Paul Boutte! Paul was honored by Mayor Lovely Warren, for his music contribution with a key to the City of Rochester. Paul has been a musician in the Rochester area for over 40 years. Playing organ and piano in church for all of those years. A  Minister of Music at the […]

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