Author: Tariq

Mayor Malik Evans discussed the issue of violence in the city, and touching on several key components that lead to crime in the State of the City Address Wednesday night. As he honed in on the social behavior aspect, he shared that the Rochester Police Department is the first municipal police agency in America with […]

After news that current superintendent Dr. Carmine Peluso announced that he is leaving on June 30th to lead the Churchville-Chili Central School District. Board of Education President Cynthia Elliott says the board has to act fast getting the right interim superintendent in place. The board met This week to iron out the criteria they are […]

With summer is right around the corner, do you need an  air conditioner? Applications are now being accepted for new, free air conditioning units, which will be provided through the state’s Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP) Cooling Assistance. HEAP recently received $22 million in additional funding for this initiative, which is expected to provide AC units to […]

A celebration honoring the remarkable archival legacy of Mayor William A. Johnson will be on Tuesday, April 23rd, 5:00pm at Rush Rhees Library, Hawkins-Carlson 755 Library Road Rochester NY 14627.  The Free Event commemorating the first Black mayor of Rochester, Mayor William A. Johnson’s enduring contributions have left an indelible mark on our community. It […]

The two-time defending WNBA champions LV Aces drafted Dyaisha Fair 16th overall in the early second round. 𝐀 𝐖𝐀𝐋𝐊𝐈𝐍𝐆 𝐁𝐔𝐂𝐊𝐄𝐓 😮‍💨 With the 16th pick in the 2024 #WNBADraft, the Las Vegas Aces select @DyaishaFair from @CuseWBB!#ALLINLV — Las Vegas Aces (@LVAces) April 16, 2024 Dyaisha Fair, a 5-foot-5 guard, becomes just the sixth […]

Haven’t done your taxes? Almost half of Americans delay working on their taxes, a new survey from tax prep company TaxAct found. Many are stressed by the task, but more than 1 in 4 is worried about owing money to the IRS, the study found. With the today’s (April 15th) deadline, file for an extension is the […]

The topic of Black Maternal Health was 1st mentioned on the Black Maternal Health Matters Podcast EP. 1 – 103.9 WDKX Thanks To Zeta Phi Beta Sorority Inc – Theta Alpha Zeta Chapter. The University of Rochester Medical Center and Rochester Regional Health also hosted an event this past week, on ways they can work […]

A free online tax filing program from the Internal Revenue Service is available Direct File. The U.S. Department of the Treasury estimated that the program could cover about one-third of federal tax returns, or 19 million taxpayers. New York State is  making it easier for residents to file their taxes for free, in partnership with […]

O.J. Simpson — one of the most infamous high-profile Americans of all time — is dead after a cancer battle. The former NFL great — who stood trial for the double-murder of his ex-wife, Nicole Brown Simpson, and her friend, Ron Goldman, in the ’90s, only to be acquitted — passed away Wednesday in Las Vegas […]

How does Megan Thee Stallion handle her depression anxiety, and insecurities? Two Words workout routine. In addition to starring on Women’s Health‘s April 2024 cover, the 29-year-old shared her consistent workout routine that keeps her built like “a stallion and not a pony.” Meg actually shares monthly clips of herself in the gym sweating, nearly giving up at […]

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