Community groups call for public energy utility instead of RG&E

Metro Justice and the Rochester For Energy Democracy Coalition Partners held a public meeting Monday night to discuss what they call RG&E's lack of transparency with customers.

Community groups call for public energy utility instead …

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Metro Justice and the Rochester For Energy Democracy Coalition Partners held a public meeting Monday night to discuss what they call RG&E's lack of transparency with customers.

Your News 8 Saturday Evening Forecast for Rochester …

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Forecast for the Greater Rochester Area

Longtime first responders discuss mental health support …

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Following the recent death of a one-year-old allegedly abused by his mother, also accused of abusing her two-year-old daughter, the conversation is being raised about how mental health support is being offered to first responders when they report these calls and other serious crimes these days.  

Pittsford Library wraps up Living the Dream series …

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The Pittsford Library held their final event of their "Living the Dream" educational series Saturday. The series teaches kids about Dr. Martin Luther King's legacy and the fight for racial equality.

Val James, Jason Pominville inducted into Amerks …

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James is the first American-born black player in Amerks and NHL history

Roundball Roundup: Victor stays undefeated

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Irondequoit tops Eastridge in first matchup since 2020 sectional final

Police investigate homicide on Culver Road at Merchants …

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Rochester police are investigating a homicide on the corner of Culver Road at Merchants Road.

READ MORE: https://www.rochesterfirst.com/news/local-news/police-investigation-closes-culver-road-at-merchants-road-shooting/

Sheriff Todd Baxter in film ’63 Hours,’ documents …

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A documentary film called “63 Hours” had its premiere at Ide Volkswagen Friday night. Monroe County Sheriff Todd Baxter is featured in the film, and it recounts him and a team of racers going down the Baja California strip in The Baja 1000.

READ MORE: https://www.rochesterfirst.com/news/sheriff-baxter-in-film-63-hours-documents-baja-california-car-race/

Historically low ice on Lake Ontario

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It’s not just the lack of snow that’s been having an effect on the community, but the lack of ice on Lake Ontario has been having an impact as well, and it goes beyond the winter activities that require snow.

Pet Pride Completes $1.2M Expansion

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Locally, some pet owners and animal shelters are finding it difficult to book appointments at veterinary hospitals. One no-kill cat shelter, Pet Pride, just completed their expansion which will help get cats primed for adoption.

MLK series in Pittsford does more than celebrate …

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Several years ago, after spearheading the creation of an MLK proclamation in the Town of Pittsford, former Pittsford board member Kevin Beckford asked for something else.

READ MORE: https://www.rochesterfirst.com/adam-interviews/mlk-series-in-pittsford-does-more-than-celebrate-dr-king/

MLK series in Pittsford does more than celebrate …

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Former Pittsford town board member Kevin Beckford talks about the series he created to explore MLK's legacy.

19-year-old arrested in relation to January hit-and-run …

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19-year-old Greece resident Joshua Reis was arrested Friday morning in relation to the fatal hit-and-run on Elmgrove Road on January 15, the Gates Police Department announced during a press conference.

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Pittsford Library wraps up Living the Dream series …

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Val James, Jason Pominville inducted into Amerks …

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Roundball Roundup: Victor stays undefeated

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Police investigate homicide on Culver Road at Merchants …

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Sheriff Todd Baxter in film ’63 Hours,’ documents …

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Historically low ice on Lake Ontario

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Pet Pride Completes $1.2M Expansion

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MLK series in Pittsford does more than celebrate …

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MLK series in Pittsford does more than celebrate …

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Val James, Jason Pominville inducted into Amerks …

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Roundball Roundup: Victor stays undefeated

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1,000-point scorers abound in this week’s Section …

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New York state to hold first ever girls wrestling …

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East defends homecourt with win over Churchville-Chili

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Ezra Miller pleads guilty

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