New York

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 […]

In January, Rochester was introduced to the redevelopment plans for the Bull’s Head neighborhood by Dawson Co. and its subsidiary, DevelopROC. The redevelopment encompasses the area around West Main Street, Genesee Street, Chili Avenue, West Avenue, and Brown Street. The ambitious plan includes market-rate and affordable housing, commercial spaces, urban farming, a grocery store, and […]

This week, people living in the Pines of Perinton housing and members of Being Black in the Burbs attended Perinton’s town board meeting demanding needed change. After a fire that occurred in January 2022, the housing development was promised a $137 million renovation last spring. However, residents have reported that their initial optimism has been […]

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January 25, 2024

The City of Rochester has given an update regarding the state of housing in the city as a new law on vacant houses takes effect this month. A new law will require any property owner with a building that’s been vacant for at least 60 days to register that property with the city and come […]

Antoinetta Tripodi Quinn, a children’s book author and teacher in Webster, was a guest on Good Day Rochester yesterday. She presented her latest publication, “Andrew Conquers the Court.” This narrative highlights the significant role of teamwork and leadership abilities that can be taught to children through sports. Such activities are pivotal in enhancing their confidence […]

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January 23, 2024

The DMV office at The Mall at Greece Ridge is set to temporarily shut down for about three weeks starting this Friday. Lasting until February 14, the DMV is closing due to renovations aimed at modernizing the cashier stations, including the addition of two stations accessible to wheelchair users. During this period, individuals requiring DMV […]

After receiving $4.1 million in funding from the Homeless Housing Assistance Program, the YWCA of Rochester and Monroe County has announced a new warming shelter for the winter. The brand new shelter is called Persimmon Place and is located at 35 Ardmore Street in Rochester. It’s open 24 hours a day, seven days a week […]

The Red Wings are gearing up to host an exclusive event for viewing the upcoming total solar eclipse on Monday, April 8. “SOLARPALOOZA” aka the event promises an array of attractions, including a live performance by The Skycoasters. Attendees can enjoy a range of activities from arts and crafts to face painting. There will also […]

Greece is opening a new fitness center located next to the town hall on Vince Tofany Boulevard. The Center is free for residents and does not include the new wellness center. Non-residents do not have access to the wellness center but can sign up for a basic membership for a fee. Source: 13 Wham

Starting this weekend, January will demonstrate its strength, signaling that the toughest part of winter is still to come. A strong and intense low-pressure system is set to move just northwest of Rochester tonight. The Finger Lakes region will experience strong and gusty southeast winds, with gusts ranging from 50 to 60 mph. These conditions […]

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