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“On The Canals” fall kayak/bicycle tours offered in Brockport

The Village of Brockport has joined the Erie Canal communities of Waterloo, Savannah, Amsterdam, Macedon, and Medina to offer free kayak and bicycle excursions on the Erie Canal. Brockport is offering three excursions each day on four Saturdays and Sundays in September (18, 19, 25, 26) and October (2, 3, 9, 10). The excursion sites were selected and sponsored by the New York Power Authority and Canal Corporation.
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Vuzix touts smart glasses with Verizon's BlueJeans

ROCHESTER, NY � Vuzix� Corporation (NASDAQ: VUZI), ("Vuzix" or, the "Company"), a leading supplier of Smart Glasses and Augmented Reality (AR) technology and products, today announced that BlueJeans by Verizon is currently piloting an industry-first approach for boosting service delivery, reliability, and quality by tapping into the benefits of Verizon's 5G network and the power of Mobile Edge Computing (MEC), expanding the potential use cases and overall performance of BlueJeans running on Vuzix Smart Glasses.
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Fire up the tractor because the Ionia Fall Festival is back

Pumpkins, scarecrows and other seasonal décor will welcome the change in seasons at the Ionia Fall Festival. On Saturday, Sept. 18, after a year’s hiatus, there will again be a day full of games, special displays, hay rides, live music, demonstrations, crafters, and vendors returning to the hamlet. Tractors from...

Rochester's bike and scooter program gets gift to expand

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WHEC) — A popular program that brought bikes and scooters to the streets of Rochester just got a big gift to expand. HOPR Wednesday morning announced it received a grant of $240,000 from ESL Federal Credit Union to install more bikes and scooters across the city. HOPR has...

Penfield Community Bike Drop slated for Oct. 2

Penfield Rotary and Penfield Recreation will sponsor the annual Community Bike Drop from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Oct. 2 at the Penfield Community Center, 1985 Baird Road. All bicycles will be donated to R Community Bikes Inc. for repair and redistribution to local children and adults in need. All types of bikes are needed, including children’s tricycles, toddler plastic bikes and bike parts. Receipts will be available.

ESL grant funds HOPR bike and scooter stations

The bike-sharing service HOPR has added eight new docking stations around Rochester, providing 64 additional bikes and scooters in neighborhoods whose residents are least likely to have cars. The initiative -- a collaboration between HOPR, the local bicycle advocacy group ROC Freedom Riders, Regional Transit Service, and the city --...

Homecoming Week is September 20th - 26th, 2021

Join us for Food Trucks, Concerts, Movies, and more at Homecoming 2021! Participate virtually or in-person this year for these exciting events:. Homecoming Pops Concert - A Time of Hope & Healing by RWCCO & Roberts Chorale. Food Trucks & Lawn Games - Le Petit Poutine, Rob’s Kabobs, Marty's Meats...

Trolley rides and antique fire trucks Sept. 19

Trolley rides will be operating as the New York Museum of Transportation in Rush hosts a fleet of antique fire trucks on Sunday, September 19, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. The Genesee Chapter of the Society for the Preservation and Appreciation of Antique Motorized Fire Apparatus in America (SPAAMFAA) will have their restored firefighting equipment on display for visitors to enjoy. Resplendent in bright red paint and polished metal work, these vintage vehicles will delight visitors and bring back memories of times past. Discover the difference between a “fire truck” and a “fire engine,” and find out why firemen wear red suspenders! Trolley rides and the fire truck display are included with admission. Reservations are required at Admission is $10 adults, $9 seniors (65+), $6 youth (3-12). For information, call 533-1113, email, or visit

Mark’s Leisure Time Marine is expanding to Avon.

AVON – Soon people will be able to come to Avon for their boating needs, as Mark’s Leisure Time Marine plans to open a new facility on Route 15 near Fratelli’s Restaurant. “Essentially all of the service is done out of our Conesus location. We have an additional satellite sales...

Acura of Rochester among ‘Best Dealerships to Work For’

Automotive News named Acura of Rochester, 3883 W. Henrietta Road, among its “Best Dealerships to Work For” in 2021. Winners are selected based on confidential employee survey responses, as well as community involvement and efforts to communicate appreciation and recognition within the workplace. “We are honored to receive this award,...

Good Question: Why did I get a 'Black Car Fund' surcharge?

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WHEC) — A viewer named Deborah sent News10NBC’s Brennan Somers this Good Question about catching a ride. She asked: I recently rode an Uber from Gates to Honeoye Falls. He had a black car, black interior with almost black tinting and on my bill there was a charge for a "Black Car Fund." Have you ever heard of such a thing?

Antique firetrucks coming to Transportation Museum

The New York Museum of Transportation, 6393 E. River Road, Rush, will host a fleet of antique firetrucks from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sept. 19. The Genesee Chapter of the Society for the Preservation and Appreciation of Antique Motorized Fire Apparatus in America will have its restored firefighting equipment on display for visitors to enjoy. Also on display are the museum’s collection of trolleys, horse-drawn buggies and highway vehicles, as well as a steam locomotive and the Midtown Plaza Monorail.

Conkey Cruisers helping to address RCSD's bussing crisis

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WHEC) — In response to the Rochester City School District bussing crisis, members of the community are coming together to help the students impacted. “We just need to make sure the tire pressure is ok and make sure the kids have helmets and safety gear,” said William Burgess, Monroe County Legislator-elect representing the 29th District.