Schools May Reopen Before Summer If COVID-19 Rates Stay Down

March 3, 2021

The head of the Finger Lakes Reopening Schools Safely Task Force report seems confident that they will be able to reopen schools by this summer. Kathy Graupman, the president of Monroe County’s Superintendent’s council gave a statement regarding the matter, saying: “I may be too optimistic but I want my kids back fourth quarter,” Graupman […]

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Winston Duke To Star In ‘Marked Man’, A Biopic About Marcus Garvey

March 3, 2021

Winston Duke has been tapped to play the role of the famous political activist Marcus Garvey in an upcoming biopic being produced by Amazon Studios. Duke is a gifted actor and has starred on the silver and digital screens in productions like Black Panther and Us. According to Deadline, this biopic is something to look […]

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The US Senate Has Confirmed Miguel Cardona As Secretary Of Education

March 2, 2021

On Monday, Miguel Cardona was officially been confirmed by the Senate as Joe Biden’s education Secretary. Cardona’s new role includes the responsibility of overseeing thousands of employees as well as being responsible for an annual budget of around $60 Billion. He will also be in charge of the country’s 1.5 trillion student loan portfolio. One […]

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RGE & The Shore Foundation Team Up To Provide Laptops For Students Who Needed Them Most

March 2, 2021

The pandemic has really shown how much not having access to digital technology can impact a student’s ability to learn properly during a crisis. Rochester Gas & Electric saw an opportunity to improve the learning potential of students at Nativity Preparatory Academy by donating around $2500 to the Shore Foundation – enabling them to donate […]

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Grant for Community Assistance

February 27, 2021

YMCA Receives Grant to Provide Community Assistance

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Project Rebuild – Dr. Sylvia

February 27, 2021

Are you or a loved one bothered by vision loss that can’t be corrected? Are you over the age 55? Participate in Project ReBUILD, a free program offered by the University of Rochester to help cope with vision loss. All participants receive: 4 free Vision Education Classes 6 free weekly sessions of one -on-one problem […]

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How to Register for New Vaccine Site in Rochester

February 26, 2021

A new mass Covid19 vaccination site will open on Wednesday March 3 at the Old Kodak Hawkeye parking lot on St Paul and Avenue E in Rochester, NY. This site was chosen for it’s accessibility by public transportation. Eligible residents of the city of Rochester can now make an appointment to get vaccination next week. […]

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Naomi Osaka Takes The Australian Open By Force

February 22, 2021

Naomi Osaka beat Jenifer Brady 6-3, 6-4 in the 2021 Australian Open on Saturday, Feb 20. Osaka won six games and the final in less than an hour and a half, dominating the competition. Osaka gave a statement about her 4th Grand Slam victory, saying: “You don’t go into a final wanting to be the […]

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Charges Dropped Against ‘Central Park Karen’

February 21, 2021

Criminal charges have been dropped against Amy Cooper AKA ‘Central Park Karen’ after she completed racial bias training. She is the woman who attempted to weaponize the police against a Black bird watcher in Central Park just hours before George Floyd was murdered by Minneapolis Police on May 25 2020. “There’s an African American man threatening […]

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Animal Cruelty Rate Skyrockets In Texas Due To Freezing Outdoor Conditions

February 20, 2021

Due to the adverse weather in Texas, there has been a drastic increase in reports of animal cruelty, from about 30 calls a day to over 150. Julie Kuenstle, Houston SPCA vice president of communications, said: “The neglect is already there, but these extreme and now deadly temperatures exacerbate the situation.” While the Houston SPCA […]

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