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Yesterday, activists organized by Free the People ROC attended a rally to commemorate the one year mark since Daniel Prude encountered the Rochester Police department, which led to his death one week later. They encouraged others in Rochester to call out of work and school to demand justice for Prude, calling March 23rd “Daniel’s Day” […]

Yesterday, Wegmans announced that it would be able to begin distributing vaccinations to two groups: those 65 and older and its own pharmacy employees. Until the infrastructure is tested, the company will only be administering the vaccine to these groups until told otherwise. If you are over 65, you an use this link here to […]

Foodlink’s Check out Hunger program raised over $700,000 from donations by Wegman’s shoppers this year. It makes donating easy by giving shoppers the option to add a extra money to their grocery purchase. The total donation amount was $710,212.34 and came in from 21 Rochester-area stores. The fundraising campaign has earned more than $43 million […]

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December 8, 2020

A local Rochester mushroom farm has just won a huge cash prize of $250,000 from the GrowNYFarms competition. Leep Foods, located in a small industrial park outside of the city, was competing with other farms all over the world for the prize. “This is the base ingredient,” said Luke Luft, the production manager and mycologist, […]

Grocery store chains all over the country are beginning to bring back limits on certain ‘Stockpile’ items, as coronavirus infection rates begin to climb back up. Kroger gave a statement to USA Today saying that they have “proactively and temporarily set purchase limits to two per customer on certain products.” Items that fall into this […]

Rochestarian Mina Rivazfar-Hoyt is going for gold in her third attempt to win first place on Food Network’s Holiday Wars. Although she hasn’t placed yet, she has a great attitude and wants to take home the grand prize. “I’m a glutton for punishment,” she said. “I’m very competitive, so I love it.” The pastry chef […]

If you have not received the email from Wegmans regarding the increase in costs due to COVID-19 it is in fact true – prices are going up. Wegmans sent an email out Wednesday to update us shoppers. In the email it mentioned the changes the grocery stores has faced in the last two months, which […]

Area grocery stores like Wegmans and Tops are limiting the purchase of some meat items. Going grocery shopping for my parents this weekend was pretty challenging when it came to buying meat. The meat shelves in Wegmans and Tops were not as stocked with meat as they normally are. So please be mindful when going […]

Walmart has changed the way you enter and exit the stores. There is only one side open with way to enter and one way to exit. Wegmans has also implemented stricter social distancing policies for customers while inside their stores. So be mindful when you go out the way you shop has changed again. The […]

Wegmans announced earlier this week that they’re adding plexiglass to all checkout lines inside all it’s stores in our area. Now Tops Friendly Market will also do the same for all their 162 stores in New York, Pennsylvania, and Vermont. The goal is protect employees and customers from spreading the Coronavirus to each other. Along […]

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