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The Rochester City Council has unanimously passed a resolution urging the National Highway Traffic and Safety Administration (NHTSA) to recall Hyundai and Kia vehicles due to a significant design flaw. This flaw, present in models from 2011 to 2022, makes these vehicles particularly susceptible to theft, a problem exacerbated by social media platforms like TikTok, […]

The City of Rochester is having open interviews  from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 21 at the Trenton & Pamela Jackson R-Center on 485 N. Clinton Avenue. The Department of Recreation and Human Services is hiring seasonal workers for R-Centers and other recreation facilities. Positions are available for recreation, aquatics, and summer camps. […]

AltBar, a popular nonalcoholic pop-up bar founded by Meg and Bob Hartman in late 2021, is set to establish a permanent location in Rochester at 1947 E. Main St. in North Winton Village. Targeting a summer opening, the Hartmans aim to address the growing demand for nonalcoholic social spaces, reflecting a broader trend among younger […]

Danielle Ponder, an international R&B/soul artist, has been chosen to create and perform the theme song for the new Apple TV+ series “Manhunt.” Announced via X (previously Twitter), the series is a conspiracy thriller that delves into the pursuit of John Wilkes Booth following the assassination of Abraham Lincoln, aiming to illuminate aspects of this […]

The Rochester Music Hall of Fame has scheduled its 2024 induction ceremony for May 5, to be held at Kodak Hall in the Eastman Theatre. The announcement of inductees for 2024’s prestigious event will be made in early March. This ceremony marks a significant occasion in the Rochester music scene, celebrating the achievements and contributions […]

Lou Gramm, the original lead singer of the rock band Foreigner, is experiencing a notable year with a series of significant events. Born Louis Grammatico in Gates, N.Y., at 73, Gramm is preparing for a concert in Rochester on March 9, described as a “career retrospective,” and is finalizing an album set for release later […]

Rochester’s Own Roland Williams is not only a Philanthropist, Entrepreneur, and former NFL Superbowl champion but also the founder of the Champion Academy that’s been around since 2015 to help teens in the area overcome barriers and reach their full potential. As of now the Champion’s Academy program is servicing 100 teens and with this […]

The Downtown Canandaigua Fire & Ice Festival, now in its eighth year, is set to bring a blend of warmth and chill to New York with a weekend full of activities slated for February 17 and 18. Recognized by Forbes.com as a must-visit winter event, the festival offers an array of attractions that cater to […]

The Rochester school board voted to change 7 different school names, and one school is being named after Andrew A. Langston. The Founder, Chairman, and CEO of Monroe County Broadcasting Company and WDKX-FM.  Andrew A. Langston Middle School at the Jefferson Campus at Edgerton Park. The schools are listed below, along with the district’s descriptions […]

The special election to fill the vacancy of expelled New York Republican Congressman George Santos has become a focal point for testing Democratic strategies in swing districts crucial for House control in November. The race, dominated by immigration politics, features former Democratic Congressman Tom Suozzi and Nassau County Republican legislator Mazi Melesa Pilip. With public […]


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