Celebrations on January 20, 2023

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Celebrations on January 20, 2023

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High School Huddle: Franklin, Canisteo-Greenwood …

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With the Bills season behind us, it's time to turn all of your attention to Section V sports. Carl Jones and AJ Feldman are here to help. There's a new state tournament on the horizon, with girls wrestling hosting an invitational this weekend in Syracuse. We preview the weekend which also features the boys duel meet state championships (0:00-3:35). Our teams of the week are a pair of good ones, with a massive victory for the Franklin boys and an undefeated start for the Canisteo-Greenwood girls basketball teams (3:35-12:00). Geneva boys and Hilton girls basketball will both be contenders come Sectional time, they're our under the radar teams (12:00-19:00). Finally, Aquinas/Victor and Spartan Hockey/Pittsford are two matchups you won't want to miss in the coming days (19:00-23:55)

RGH nurses call on leadership for fair contract, …

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The nurses union at Rochester General Hospital is continuing calls on leadership to settle a fair contract for workers.

READ MORE: https://www.rochesterfirst.com/news/rgh-nurses-call-on-leadership-for-fair-contract-highlighting-state-vaccine-mandate/

Inside what’s driving the demand for local volunteer …

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Demand for new firefighters for both paid and volunteer positions is the highest it’s been in years at fire departments around the Greater Rochester Area and State of New York. Read more: https://www.rochesterfirst.com/news/inside-whats-driving-the-demand-for-local-volunteer-and-paid-firefighters/

New car battery available

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AAA says to be mindful of your battery when blasting heat and powering the car. They also described a new first of its kind battery available that will last longer and help you not just in the winter but in extreme heat too.

Kucko’s Camera: Polka Dot Barn in Genesee County

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Today John Kucko headed out to Genesee County to see the stunning Polka Dot Barn surrounded by snow.

READ MORE: https://www.rochesterfirst.com/kuckos-camera/kuckos-camera-polka-dot-barn-in-genesee-county/

Town of Victor to appeal Eastview Mall court ruling

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The decision to appeal, Supervisor Jack Marren says, came following a closed-door meeting with the town board earlier this week, with a sense of urgency.

County leaders talk future plans for broadband task …

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Local officials gathered Thursday to discuss the broadband advisory task force and their plans for 2023.

RPD: Mother charged with murder of 1-year-old son

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A 26-year-old woman has been charged with murdering her 1-year-old son, officers with the Rochester Police Department announced Thursday alongside the Monroe County District Attorney’s Office.

RPD, DA full briefing on murder of 1-year-old

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The RPD says on January 19 at around 6:40 p.m., officers responded to an apartment at the Wilson Commencement Park in the 200 block of Joseph Avenue for the report of an unresponsive child.

Upon their arrival, officers located one-year-old A’Mias Love suffering from significant and life-threatening injuries.

READ MORE: https://www.rochesterfirst.com/rochester/rpd-and-monroe-county-district-attorneys-office-to-speak-about-murder-of-one-year-old-boy/

$300k for new transitional housing program for current, …

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After aging out of the foster care system, one in five young people will become homeless, according to advocacy group The HUB585. To help ease the transition between the infamously complex foster care system and adulthood, local leaders joined forces with The Hub to create a housing pilot program for this group. Read more: https://www.rochesterfirst.com/news/new-transitional-housing-for-youth-aging-out-of-foster-care-gets-300k-in-state-funding/

Syracuse Police announce two arrests in the homicide …

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The Syracuse Police Department hosted a press conference at 10 a.m. to give a "significant update" on the homicide case of Brexialee Torres-Ortiz. According to jail records, two men - 18-year-old Rasean Patterson and 20-year-old Dahviere Griswold - were arrested and charged with murder last night. They were both arraigned in Syracuse City Court this morning.

Rochester Thursday evening forecast

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Tonight, sporadic flurries continue mixed in with mostly cloudy skies. For the moment, accumulating snow is done, and we're left with nothing more than a nuisance. Temperatures fall slowly overnight as winds continue out of the north with lows in the low 20s across the region.

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New car battery available

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Kucko’s Camera: Polka Dot Barn in Genesee County

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Town of Victor to appeal Eastview Mall court ruling

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County leaders talk future plans for broadband task …

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RPD: Mother charged with murder of 1-year-old son

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Big Game Bound: Conference championships

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Mady Kelly of Thomas is our Player of the Week

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Victor basketball sweeps Scott Zahn Memorial Classic

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