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State Police: Fatal ATV accident on Thanksgiving

Victor, N.Y. — New York State Police say a 64-year-old man died in an ATV accident in Victor on Thanksgiving Day. Joseph Nolan of Eagle Bay, Herkimer County, was hunting and using an ATV near a relative’s home. After relatives couldn’t didn't hear from him, they went looking for him and found him dead under the ATV.
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Thompson group DIGs to boost pollinators

CANANDAIGUA — UR Medicine Thompson Health has for many years encouraged its associates to form “Do It Groups” – referred to internally as DIGs — to bring about positive changes within the health system. Past DIGs have implemented new technology to benefit patients, created helpful...

Ontario County ATHENA recipients announced

CANANDAIGUA — One of the award recipients is senior vice president, chief human resources officer at Canandaigua National Bank & Trust. The other is vice president and Canandaigua branch manager at Lyons National Bank. Together, Michelle Pedzich and Tara Rago embody the eight tenets of the ATHENA Leadership model:...

Lollypop Farm hosts Black Friday adoption event

FAIRPORT, N.Y. (WROC) – Lollypop Farm held its Black Friday event at its main campus on Victor Road on November 25. The shelter took half off its adoption fees while continuing its celebration of Adopt-a-Senior Month. Pets ages 6 and older were free. Adoptions counselors were available from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. and offered […]

How to help feed our neighbors in need

During this Thanksgiving season, we need to all remember that not everyone in our community was able to sit down to a plentiful dinner on Thursday. Even here in Webster, many families simply do not have enough to eat, and children are going hungry. Two local agencies are working hard...

Ashton Sentenced to 63 Years for Abusing Boys

A judge in Rochester has sentenced former principal Kirk Ashton to a total of 63 years in prison for abusing 21 boys at Northwood Elementary School in Hilton. Judge Alex Renzi told Ashton he must pay the price for preying on vulnerable boys. He also issued 21 orders of protection...

News 8 Celebrates: Happy Birthday Justice!

ROCHESTER, NY (WROC) – Happy Birthday Justice! Justice turns 8 on November 21. This message sent in with love from Mom & your entire family. —————————————————- We’d like to celebrate all your birthdays,...

Police investigating late-night shooting at Rochester apartment complex

Nov. 22—ROCHESTER — Two cars were hit by bullets during a shooting late Monday night, Nov. 21. At 11:45 p.m. Monday, Rochester police officers were sent to an apartment building in the 2000 block of 41st Street Northwest after multiple reports of gunshots, according to RPD crime prevention and communications coordinator Amanda Grayson.