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In response to the soaring costs of college tuition and stagnant graduate incomes, many are seeking high-paying careers that don’t require a degree. Rochester offers a range of such opportunities, with lucrative positions available across various sectors. This shift towards high-demand, well-paying jobs accessible without higher education underscores a changing employment landscape in New York […]

This prestigious list shines a light on companies that excel in fostering inclusive, supportive work environments where employee wellbeing and development are at the forefront. Forbes magazine’s recent ranking of America’s Best Midsize and Large Employers highlights several top companies in the Rochester region: Midsize Employers in Upstate NY: Excellus BlueCross BlueShield, Rochester: Ranked as […]

Syracuse guard Dyaisha Fair has ascended to fifth place on the NCAA Division I’s all-time scoring list, amassing 3,302 career points and surpassing Brittney Griner’s record during a game against Pittsburgh. Fair, known for her scoring prowess and exceptional long-range shooting, achieved this milestone in a 63-53 victory, contributing significantly to the win with 17 […]

The retrial of Timothy Williams, accused of the 1984 murder of 14-year-old Wendy Jerome in Rochester, begins Monday, marking a significant moment as New York’s first-ever case to utilize familial DNA evidence. Jerome’s case, which involved rape and murder, remained unsolved for decades until advancements in DNA technology provided a breakthrough. In 2020, Williams was […]

The Strong National Museum of Play in Rochester has been named one of the top pop culture museums in the United States, securing the third spot in the 2024 USA Today 10Best Readers’ Choice Awards. Recognized for its interactive exhibits and recent 90,000-square-foot expansion, the museum offers a variety of attractions including the ESL Digital […]

NASA, in collaboration with Intuitive Machines, has successfully dispatched a Lunar Library to the moon, featuring technology developed by Stampertech, a Rochester-based company. This initiative is part of NASA’s Commercial Lunar Payload Services. The Lunar Library, etched onto nickel sheets, encompasses the entirety of the English Wikipedia, the Rosetta Project, and a comprehensive digital library […]

A new Aldi supermarket is set to open this summer on East Ridge Road in Irondequoit, expanding the no-frills grocery chain’s presence in the area. The store, currently under construction, will be located on a previously vacant 3-acre site that once housed Irondequoit Dodge. This development follows an application by Marathon Engineering for site-plan, subdivision, […]

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 […]

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