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Team USA pulled out a 1-0 win over Iran Tuesday during the World Cup, with Wales and England ending in a draw. In one room of Rochester's well-known British pub The Old Toad, the Wales/England game played on TV. In another room, it was the USA taking on Iran. Manager Kevin Roman said it's enough space for Brits and Yankees to go back and forth. Read more: https://www.rochesterfirst.com/sports/rochester-soccer-fans-have-a-ball-cheering-on-team-usa-in-world-cup/
Leaders within the City of Rochester discussed what's next now that they are building a fence surrounding what was a homeless camp on Loomis Street. This comes after the lot was cleared on Monday following, what officials claim, to be intense and ongoing efforts to place individuals. Read more: https://www.rochesterfirst.com/news/roc-leaders-address-ongoing-housing-actions-on-loomis-st/
Ibero-American Action League and Poder 97.1 are among the hundreds of non profit organizations in the nine-county Greater Rochester area hoping to raise funds through the annual Roc The Day campaign. Read more: https://www.rochesterfirst.com/news/ibero-seeks-community-support-during-18-hour-telethon/
On the heels of Governor Kathy Hochul's announcement declaring November Puerto Rican Heritage Month, one SUNY institution is now helping Puerto Rican students finish their education. Read more: https://www.rochesterfirst.com/new-york-state/suny-empire-to-offer-in-state-tuition-for-prospective-puerto-rican-students/
Congratulation to Martha Schickler, a 6th-grade teacher at St. Joseph School in Penfield! She was nominated for a Golden Apple Award by one of her current students. Read more: https://www.rochesterfirst.com/news/golden-apple/golden-apple-congratulations-to-martha-schickler/
When Jeff Plate takes the stage at the Blue Cross Arena Thursday to perform with Trans-Siberian Orchestra, it will be something of a homecoming. Read the interview between News 8's Adam Chodak and Horseheads drummer Jeff Plate here: https://www.rochesterfirst.com/news/horseheads-drummer-to-play-in-rochester-with-trans-siberian-orchestra/
November marks both National Alzheimer's Disease Awareness Month and National Family Caregiver Month. As nursing homes face capacity issues due to the pandemic, many New Yorkers have started moving to in-home caregiving. Read more: https://www.rochesterfirst.com/?p=1381550
November 29, 2022 is Giving Tuesday nationwide. Locally, several businesses and organizations stepped up to "ROC the Day." Read more: https://www.rochesterfirst.com/community/community-events/local-orgs-hold-roc-the-day-fundraiser-for-rochester-area-nonprofits/
Rain is here. Wind is ramping up and could gust easily over 40 mph this afternoon. We are also tracking the chance for lake-effect snow showers east of both Lake Erie and Lake Ontario. Meteorologist James Gilbert breaks it all down in your Wednesday forecast here.
‘Girls on the Run’ is preparing to host hundreds of participants for its biannual 5K run coming up this weekend. The nonprofit organization’s mission is to inspire girls to be healthy, joyful, and confident. READ MORE: https://www.rochesterfirst.com/community/community-events/girls-on-the-run-preparing-to-host-celebratory-bi-annual-5k-run-this-weekend/