Bill Passed In Legislation For Use Of SNAP Online

August 4, 2020

If you receive SNAP benefits you may be able to use them to shop online for good very soon. Legislation passed the bill in late July and now only needs Governor Andrew Cuomo to sign it into law. The bill “authorizes the use of supplemental nutrition assistance program benefits to purchase online groceries in accordance […]

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Foodlink Drive-Thru Food Distributions Dates For August

August 4, 2020

Please Text Or Call To Pre-Register, Some Registration Days Are Full TUESDAY, AUGUST 4 Monroe County Wilson Magnet High School, 501 Genesee St., Rochester 14611 (10AM – NOON) REGISTRATION FULL Seneca County South Seneca High School, 7263 Main St., Ovid 14521 (3PM – 5PM) Wayne County Clyde-Savannah CSD, 215 Glasgow St., Clyde 14433 (3PM – […]

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City Partners with 20 Restaurants to Deliver Meals to Seniors

August 2, 2020

(Sunday, Aug 2, 2020) – Mayor Lovely A. Warren today announced that the City of Rochester is collaborating with 20 restaurants to deliver meals to area seniors, age 60 and over, who live within the city Limits and are unable to travel to access food due to the Coronavirus pandemic. “The Coronavirus pandemic is a […]

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Whole Foods Gets A Class Action Lawsuit For Sending Workers Wearing Black Lives Matter Face-Coverings Home

July 22, 2020

National grocery store chain Whole Foods is facing a class action discrimination lawsuit from employees who were disciplined for wearing Black Lives Matter face-coverings during their shifts. The stores being sued were in Massachusetts, New Hampshire and two other states. According to the suit, employees caught wearing the masks were sent home and denied pay […]

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Tyler Perry Gives Out 1,000 Gift Cards with Atlanta Police

July 20, 2020

Tyler Perry is the black superhero of the Atlanta community. His latest act of heroism, is gave out 1,000 Kroger gift cards with the help of officers at the Atlanta Police Department. “This is about the community that I love, that I live in and work in. This is about good people who are in need […]

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Restaurants & Bars Serving ‘Cuomo Chips’ As Workaround Could Lose Their Liquor Licenses

July 24, 2020

New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo has updated the phase 4 policy that requires bars to only serve alcohol to patrons that are sitting down and ordering food. Since the order, some bars have found a loophole where they would serve guests ‘Cuomo chips’ for $1. The policy, enforced by the State Liquor Authority, originally […]

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Cash is still king but, where are all the coins? 

July 16, 2020

If cash is king, what does that make coins? Right now, coins are M.I.A.!  The federal government said last month the Federal Reserve established a U.S. Coin Task Force to “mitigate the effects of low coin inventories caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.” The C-Team, (That’s Not The Real Name) is a 22 members task force. Representing […]

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Dunkin’ Will Close Hundreds Of Locations By The End Of 2020

July 7, 2020

Dunkin’ Donuts now known as Dunkin’ will be closing 450 of its stores by the end of 2020. If you love Dunkin’ do not panic the locations that are closing are the ones in Speedway gas stations. Dunkin’ terminated the coffee chain’s partnership with Hess thus the reason for the hundreds of locations closing. Speedway […]

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Celebrate Black Restaurant Week July 6-12

July 6, 2020

A section of the Urban League of Rochester called the Rochester Black Young Professionals has declared this week as Black Restaurant Week. The event will be held from July 6-12 and is meant to showcase Black owned restaurants. Each day, one restaurant will be promoted and on the last day, participants should go to a […]

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Happy National Cheesecake Day!!

July 30, 2020

Cheesecake lovers Thursday, July 30th is your day because it’s National Cheesecake Day! Look out for the free cheesecake slices at area restaurants and national chain restaurants. Due to COVID-19 call ahead and check to see if your favorite spot for cheesecake is open before heading to the establishment. One of my favorite places in […]

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