ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WROC) — Catch up on the last week in local news, in just a few minutes!
Rochester Rundown, a digital exclusive brought to you by News 8 WROC, recaps some of the top stories from the past seven days. It’s everything you need to know, or might have missed.
This week’s seven stories are:
Rochester Fire Department Captain Jeff Krywy, who was accused of bringing an on-duty firefighter to a racist mock Juneteenth party, decided to retire Monday, after being told he must leave the RFD.
A grand jury has indicted the man who stabbed Salman Rushdie as the acclaimed author prepared to give a talk in western New York, county prosecutors said Thursday.
Proposed by Mayor Malik Evans, the ‘Introductory 255’ measure gives the Rochester Downtown Development Corporation (RDDC) the go-ahead to move forward with their efforts to put together a ‘district plan’ for a proposed Business Improvement District (BID) in downtown Rochester.
Rochester City Council voted Tuesday to confirm the appointment of RPD Chief David Smith. It’s the first time in nearly two years the city has had a permanent chief.
Planned Parenthood of Central and Western New York has sued the Town of Henrietta after the town denied a special use permit application.
The Reawaken America Tour was held at Batavia’s Cornerstone Church amid protests from Batavians claiming it pushes hateful ideology, an idea that the tour organizers deny.
On Monday, the Cannabis Control Board approved the first 15 legal marijuana processors in New York, NOWAVE on Buell Road being one of them, with a new facility currently under construction on Trade Court.