WDKX February Newsletter | 2020

February 28, 2020

Feb Newsletter | 2020

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No More Plastic Bags Offered at Wegmans in Late January

January 7, 2020

As of March 1rst the statewide plastic bag ban will be in effect and Wegmans is getting a head start. This supermarket chain will stop offering plastic grocery bags starting January 27th, 2020. There is an urge for all customers to switch to re-usable bags for their groceries. If you do not own many or […]

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2.1 Magnitude Earthquake Occurred in Sodus Point

December 18, 2019

Did you happen to feel a little “rumble” while you were sleeping last night? Well, if you’re near the Sodus Point area then you actually might have! Around 2:40 a.m. Wednesday morning, an earthquake was detected under Lake Ontario in Northeast Rochester. According to the U.S. Geological Survey, the epicenter of the quake registered at […]

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Rochester Ranked “6th Hottest Housing Market” for 2020 ?

December 13, 2019

According to a study conducted by Realtor.com, Rochester, NY is rated as one of the top six housing markets in the United States. The study was based on several key housing factors such as mortgage rates, existing home sales, existing home sales price appreciation, homeownership rate and more. National market activity also played a role […]

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Time Traveling: Take a Look at What Manhattan Square Was Like in the ‘60s! ?

November 26, 2019

“Manhattan street was a short, two-block street,” says historian Emily Morry. “The neighborhood was working class, low-income, and racially diverse. It was just two months later, in September 1964, that the city announced that whole area would be part of an urban renewal initiative and completely razed.”

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82-Year-Old Woman Fights off Intruder

November 23, 2019

Written by Jasmine Willie Murphy, an 82-year-old woman and award winning body builder, found herself in the middle of a home invasion and lived to tell the tale. It was just past 11 p.m. on Thursday night when Murphy was getting ready for bed and heard someone banging on her door. The man outside could […]

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The Police Officer, Manny Ortiz, Inspired Kids

November 23, 2019

The now former police officer, Manny Ortiz, whom died in the tragic accident on Empire Boulevard just a few weeks ago is still receiving beloved letters from Rochester youth. Here is a copy of a letter sent by a young lady, Arianna B., who shared just how amazing of a police officer Ortiz was, how […]

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Lambda Turkey Drive ?

November 15, 2019

Written by Jasmine Throughout the month of November, the Omega Chapter of La Unidad Latina, Lambda Upsilon Lambda Fraternity, Inc. will be accepting donations to help feed families in need during the holidays. With the help of Dimitri House, the Lambdas will host a Turkey drive to help feed the families in Rochester. Cashapp ($misa3l), […]

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Rochester Police Search For Missing Elderly Man

November 13, 2019

Written by Jasmine Police are on the lookout for William Stevenson, and elderly man who has been missing since 2:30 p.m. Tuesday.  Stephenson is a bald man, 80-years-old, 5 feet 6 inches tall and 130 pounds. He drives a Gray 2008 Dodge Avenger and was last seen wearing a tan jacket, tan pants, black boots, […]

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Husband Arrested For 1982 Ax Murder of Wife in Brighton

November 12, 2019

Written by Jasmine On February 19, 1982, James Krauseneck found his 29-year-old wife, Cathleen Krauseneck, in their Brighton home dead, with the murder weapon still stuck in her head. James Krauseneck was at work at Eastman Kodak at the time of her death, and their 3-year-old daughter was left alone with the body all day. “It […]

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