Former Gates town supervisor Mark Assini will run …
Former Gates town supervisor Mark Assini will be running for Monroe County executive as a Republican against current Executive Adam Bello.
Winds shift slowly from the northwest to the south into Saturday which take temperatures from the single digits, and some negatives in the morning, to the mid and upper 20s into the afternoon. With the winds out of the south, the moisture feed will be cutoff from the lake so that means clouds clear out and we get some sunshine into Saturday afternoon as well.
Today John Kucko brought his camera to Lake Ontario in Webster, where he watched ice balls float against the shore. He also stopped by Fairport Thursday night as temperatures began to plummet.
READ MORE: https://www.rochesterfirst.com/kuckos-camera/kuckos-camera-sub-zero-morning-along-lake-ontario/
Today is the perfect example of the type of cold air that can catch you off guard if you’re not being extra careful, and while it’s not impossible to venture outside in it, it still has the potential to cause frostbite in as little as 30 minutes. This means knowing the signs of both frostbite and hypothermia are important in order to stay safe.
The new interim executive director of the Police Accountability Board, Sherry Walker-Cowart, shared her thoughts on the vision for the agency and ways to move it forward. This, as the PAB tries to get back on track after a set of lawsuits and high-level resignations.
READ MORE: https://www.rochesterfirst.com/rochester/new-police-accountability-board-director-talks-mission-path-forward/
There are freezing temperatures around the Rochester area today. For those without a place to call home, there are places to stay warm. With folks in need of a warm space and hot meal, Monroe County has declared a Code Blue alert. And several organizations have responded.
READ MORE: https://www.rochesterfirst.com/news/top-stories/shelters-open-to-the-public-amid-cold-temperatures/
"Representation Matters" -- a concert series created by students at Eastman School of Music highlights the work of classical composers of color--- such as Rochester native Adolphus Hailstorck... whose composition "Fanfare on Amazing Grace" was performed at the inauguration of President Joe Biden in 2021.
Car mechanics and auto shop workers might be some of the busiest workers on a frigid day, making sure gas tanks are filled up and drivers can get from point A to point B.
READ MORE: https://www.rochesterfirst.com/news/outdoor-workers-bundle-up-for-frigid-elements/
The MCSO says Friday morning just before 10:00 a.m., deputies responded to the M&T Bank at 625 Panorama Trail in the Town of Penfield for a robbery.
READ MORE: https://www.rochesterfirst.com/crime/mcso-investigating-robbery-at-panorama-trail-mt-bank/
New York State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli has responded to this process in a new report, which identified concerns with the proposal and urged the thruway to first improve its operations and maximize non-toll revenues.
READ MORE: https://www.rochesterfirst.com/new-york-state/new-york-state-comptroller-thomas-dinapoli-responds-to-upcoming-toll-increases/