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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 […]

On February 12, 2024, about 20 students and their teachers from five Rochester schools traveled to Albany to advocate for the Advanced Placement (AP) programs. The delegation aims to meet with state legislators to discuss the importance of sustaining AP program support. Their agenda includes addressing the funding for AP exam fees and the necessity […]

Rochester Red Wings’ General Manager, Dan Mason, announces a unique promotion for the team’s opening day. Mason, known as the “Duke of Doppler,” guarantees that if the temperature does not reach at least 50 degrees on the ballpark thermometer on opening day, fans can exchange their tickets for another home game in April or May. […]

New York State’s only remaining black-owned commercial radio station celebrates 50 years in Rochester. Andre Langston was just a kid when his parents Andrew and Gloria Langston moved here in the 1960’s. “Content is what’s going to save radio, ” Langston explains, “If you have content people will listen.” As the host of the popular […]


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