A firsthand look at what donations from Rochester …
We’re getting a firsthand look at how donations from Rochester for RocMaidan to send to Ukraine are making an impact on people experiencing war. And what new fundraiser they put on.
Mayor Malik Evans and Councilmember Willie J. Lightfoot are urging residents in Rochester who are impacted by health disparities to take the Community Health and Wellness Survey. READ MORE: https://www.rochesterfirst.com/news/health/mayor-evans-urges-residents-to-take-community-health-and-wellness-survey/
Wind is strong again today as gusts near 40 mph. That is kicking up snow showers east of Lake Erie and Lake Ontario that could spit out an inch or two in Wayne and Wyoming Counties. We quiet down Friday ahead of our next storm Saturday. Get the latest threats with meteorologist James Gilbert.
Patients going to sleep at Golisano Children's Hospital had a special goodnight Wednesday evening. First responders from all over the state gathered outside the hospital to flash their lights and wave to the kids as part of Good Night Lights. Read more: https://www.rochesterfirst.com/community/community-events/first-responders-gather-to-say-goodnight-to-patients-at-golisano-childrens-hospital/
Navy veteran Robert Podlaski is 100% disabled on a fixed income and has always used budget billing with RG&E. They were later dropped from budget billing over a billing error — and since August, their statements have been all over the place: $274, $559, $199, $327, and $695. Read more: https://www.rochesterfirst.com/rochester/disabled-veteran-makes-plea-to-rge-over-horrendous-billing-issues/
With social and emotional needs of students magnified during the course of the pandemic, school leaders throughout Monroe County are discussing the continued mental health needs in and out of the classroom. Read more: https://www.rochesterfirst.com/news/education/monroe-co-school-leaders-address-mental-health-needs-in-and-out-of-the-classroom/
Golden Supply Co. & Manufacturing, a Rochester business that handmakes men's apparel, goods, pennant, t-shirts, sweaters, embroidered apparel, and even custom work — has moved and expanded. Read more: https://www.rochesterfirst.com/news/business/golden-supply-co-in-rochester-moves-to-south-ave/
As we climb deeper into the colder months, flash freezes can be one of nature’s sneakiest wintertime hazards for roadways and commuters and is something to keep an eye out for. It's for this reason that it's important to know what a flash freeze is and how to watch out for them.
Two Rochester teens were arrested after bringing a gun into the Dr. Alice Holloway Young School of Excellence Tuesday morning, Rochester Police Department said. Read more: https://www.rochesterfirst.com/crime/two-teens-arrested-after-bringing-gun-to-rochester-school/