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February 19, 2019

— State officials have outlined a bold agenda called the 2019 Women's Justice Agenda.

The detailed proposal includes plans to allow all employees, even those under non-disclosure agreements, to file complaints of sexual harassment and to allow them to participate in government investigations. It also eliminates statutes of limitations for prosecuting rape cases. The full list of proposals is available online.


February 18, 2019

— Tickets are on sale for the sixth annual Rochester Young Professionals Gala at City Grill.  Attendees get to network, win prizes and even get their fortunes told with palm readers and tarot cards. The gala raises money for Junior Achievement, a group that helps students prepare for the workforce. It starts at 7 p.m. Friday night and runs until 10 p.m. You can buy tickets through the Rochester Young Professionals' website.

February 14, 2019

— How about some ice skating with your Valentine tonight? The city has open skate at the MLK Park ice rink from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m including music by a DJ. It's $3 for skate rental per person, but couples dressed in red pay just $2 each! 

February 12, 2019

— Brighton Volunteer Ambulance responds to an average of 6,000 calls every year, and it needs volunteers.  Officials are holding an open house this evening so you can go in person and see what volunteers do. That's at its headquarters on South Winton Road and it starts at 7 p.m.

— Tickets are now on sale for a major concert package going on this summer at Darien Lake that allows people to see multiple shows for one bundled price.  You can buy your Ticket to Rock for $59 dollars. Each ticket gets you into either three, or four shows at Darien Lake. Bands include Slipknot, Breaking Benjamin, Alice in Chains and more. You can buy those tickets online.


February 8, 2019

— The Rochester Youth Sports Foundation will hold an event to get more children up and moving! A Youth Sports Expo will be help Saturday from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the Main Street Armory. The event will include a bounce house, obstacle course, a rock wall and demonstrations on a variety of sports. 


February 5, 2019

— The longest running American musical in Broadway history opens tonight in Rochester. Chicago takes the state at the Auditorium through Sunday. Tickets range from $40 to $83 and can be purchased online.

— Hobart and William Smith Colleges will announce its new president on Friday. Officials say the incoming president was unanimously recommended by both the college’s presidential search committee and a board of trustees. The new president will replace interim president Patrick McGuire, who took over after Gregory Vincent resigned following accusations of plagiarism.

— The Rochester City School District has invited parents and community members to get in on the ground floor of a plan to help improve 12 schools.

The schools have been downgraded into state receivership at various levels, which means they need to show immediate improvement in the next school year or face increased state intervention.

Several meetings are slated to take place over the upcoming weeks.


February 4, 2019

— A four-time Pulitzer Prize winning photographer is speaking this Monday evening at RIT. Carol Guzy will be giving a free lecture as part of RIT's Charles Arnold Lecture Series.

The talk will be held in the Carlson Auditorium at the RIT Center for Imaging Science from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.

Anyone is welcome to attend.


January 25, 2019

— Hope Ministry in Webster is helping those affected by the government shutdown. They're offering food, clothing and other assistance to federal workers.

If you're in need, you're asked to bring proof of Webster residency and your federal ID. Also, as of February 7th, Hope Ministry is increasing their Thursday hours from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m.

More info


January 15, 2019

— John’s Tex-Mex is moving, but not very far. The popular Rochester restaurant is leaving is 489 South Avenue spot and heading up the road to 429 South Avenue in March. The restaurant will close for a week to prepare its new home.

— The Irondequoit Town Hall Skating Rink is officially open. Town supervisor Dave Seeley says warm weather and New Year's wind delayed the opening. Anyone can skate from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. all week long, with dedicated hockey hours starting at 4 p.m.


January 14, 2019

— A Rochester restaurant is offering free meals for federal workers affected by the government shutdown. The Hideaway on Park Avenue is letting government workers who are not getting paid eat for free. 

You must bring a valid form of government ID to receive the offer. 


January 4, 2019

— Still got that Christmas tree in your living room? Monroe County’s tree recycling program helps residents dispose of the trees in an environmental fashion, with several drop-off locations throughout the area.

Details and drop-off locations.


January 2, 2019

— There is a boil water notice in the village of Albion. A ten-inch water main break is affecting the Main Street Business District, from north of the Erie Canal to Bacon Road South. People in the village should boil water for at least a minute before using it. Crews say it could be three or four days before the problem is fixed.


December 21, 2018 

— Brighten up your night with a drive through the Rochester area’s most festive neighborhoods. Here’s a map of the holiday lights around the city.




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