Memories of Dick Burt, 'NewsScope 13' and 'Batman' in Rochester During the 1960sHerbie J PilatoNewsBreak Contributor
Memories of Sears at Long Ridge Mall in the '70sHerbie J PilatoNewsBreak Contributor
In New York 2008, a 30-year-old woman, her baby, and her friend disappeared while on a tripAda E.NewsBreak Contributor
Rochester Man Pleads Guilty to Massive Financial Institution Fraud SchemeDesiree HarosNewsBreak Contributor
Ruby-Gordon Furniture Files for BankruptcyHerbie J PilatoNewsBreak Contributor
Greece smoke shops searched, two people charged
ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WROC) — Two people were charged after Greece police investigated illegal cannabis sales at local smoke shops. Greece, Rochester, and New York State Police searched the G Spot Smoke Shop locations on Dewey Avenue and Stone Road on November 14. They also searched a warehouse on River Street in Rochester and a private […]
Savor Your Mornings: Top 3 Breakfast and Brunch Spots in Webster
This article presents three delightful Breakfast & Brunch spots in Webster. Have you had the pleasure of visiting any of these places? If you have, we'd love to hear your thoughts in the comments section below!
These fairport, NY based Dogs are the latest up for adoption and in need of a good home
Considering pet adoption? Or perhaps you just enjoy all things cute and cuddly? Numerous charming pets are ready for a loving home at animal shelters situated in and near fairport.
Rochester pawn shop owners accused of profiting from serial shoplifters
Two men who ran a Rochester pawn shop used serial shoplifters, some of them people with addiction issues, to rip off stores for hundreds of thousands of dollars of goods, federal prosecutors allege. The pawn shop owners, Mark Remein, 41, and Derek Verna, 44, then allegedly sold the stolen items...
Mother of missing man: ‘I firmly believe he is not just missing but that he has been murdered’
ROCHESTER, N.Y. – It’s been ten months since Sean Marrero vanished from a Rochester street. And his family and friends are desperate to know what’s happened to him. They and Rochester Police are looking for any help they can get to find him. The 31-year-old father of...
Rochester man's lawsuit alleges lies by police and prosecutor, resulting in overturned conviction
Darius Howard was standing in a yard on Bay Street, waiting for a ride after a barbecue, when a Rochester police officer drove by. The officer parked momentarily, and then returned, Howard says. Moments later he was taken into custody, facing allegations including cocaine possession with intent to sell the drugs. He would later be convicted of some of the charges. ...
Roc Holiday Village 2023: Hours, events, parking and more
The wildly popular Roc Holiday Village returns in December, again transforming Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Park in downtown Rochester into a wintry wonderland. The family-friendly event, admission to which is free, will be held on a total of 17 days through Dec. 23. The fest, presented by Five Star Bank, begins Friday, Dec. 1.
First Alert Weather: Windy and mild for Thursday with rain on the way Friday
ROCHESTER, N.Y. — There will be clearing skies on Thursday morning will set the stage for some nice weather. Expect sunshine and much milder conditions on Thursday with temperatures into the upper 40s. It will be windy at times in the afternoon and evening with some gusts over 30mph....
Downtown residents reflect on the closing of Family Dollar
A boutique hotel and pedestrian plaza is coming, across from the Hyatt Regency on East Main Street. But there is a resulting Family Dollar-shaped hole in the fabric of downtown Rochester. What does that mean for people?. For years, Family Dollar was one of the few places to shop for...
WATCH: Snow plow, car collide near Rochester
ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WROC) — The New York State Department of Transportation shared a video of a car and snow plow colliding outside Rochester Wednesday. According to the tweet, no one was injured in the crash. The Department of Transportation is urging drivers to, “Remember, these powerful machines need space because collisions can be disastrous.”
Monroe County sees increase in fatal opioid and cocaine overdoses
ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WROC) — A new report from the Monroe County Medical Examiner shows there has been an increase in fatal drug overdoses in Monroe County. According to the report, over 400 people have died from overdoses of cocaine or opioids in 2022 — the report says the number of opioid-related deaths grew by 14% […]
Town of Irondequoit files lawsuit against I Square
IRONDEQUOIT, N.Y. (WROC) — The Town of Irondequoit has a civil lawsuit against the development I Square, alleging that the development — as well as the adjacent Brookside Cottages — violates various town and state codes, as well as deviations from the submitted site plans. Some of those deviations include, as the town says, an […]
Today the gas price is close to $3.79 in Ontario as of 2023-11-30. Find the available station near you.
Photo from Unsplash and unrelated to the city. For most people, it is a constant necessity of life to manage gas prices. The national average price for a gallon of regular-grade gas on Thursday is $3.246, a week ago the price is $3.268 , according to AAA.
Crews battle fire that damaged house in Penfield
ROCHESTER, N.Y. — Crews battled a fire that damaged a house on Kirkland Drive in Penfield overnight. The West Webster Fire Department says the garage was destroyed and the inside of the home also had significant damage. A car and a truck in the driveway were also damaged. All...
Historic building in Rochester to be demolished after fire
A historic building that housed a library for decades will need to be demolished after a fire heavily damaged the structure Wednesday morning, according to City of Rochester officials. Following the two-alarm fire at the former Pulaski Library at 1151 Hudson Ave., in northeast Rochester, City building and fire officials determined that the damaged building "now poses a significant danger and will have to be razed in the coming days," the city announced in a news release. ...
Wintry conditions trigger flurry of car accidents in Rochester, with almost 100 crashes reported
With slippery snow-covered roads accompanying the first blast of wintry weather, numerous crashes were reported in Rochester on Tuesday. According to the Rochester Police Department, nearly 100 motor vehicle accidents were reported within city limits between 3 and 9 p.m. Tuesday, when much of the county's snow fell. ...
Lake Effect Snow Buries Rochester, Western New York in Severe Winter Weather
Residents across Rochester and Western New York are facing severe winter weather as the National Weather Service in Buffalo has issued multiple advisories. The Rochester area, including Wayne County, is under a winter weather advisory from the morning of November 28 to the early hours of November 29. Commuters are cautioned about hazardous travel conditions, with 4 to 7 inches of lake effect snow and wind gusts of up to 35 mph expected to cause significant disruptions, particularly during the evening commute.
Rochester man indicted on gun and drug charges in La Crosse
LA CROSSE, Wis. (WLAX/WEUX) – A Rochester man is indicted on gun and drug charges after being arrested in La Crosse last month. The Department of Justice says a Grand Jury in Madison returned the indictment against 24-year-old Jayvon Jones-Shields today (11/29/23). He’s facing multiple charges, including being a felon in possession of a firearm and possessing cocaine with intent to distribute.
Man arrested with gun in Skyview Park Apartments
ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WROC) — A man in Irondequoit was arrested and accused of recklessly shooting a gun inside of an apartment complex. Irondequoit police say this happened last Thursday at Skyview Park Apartments. According to police, the man was found in an elevator holding a loaded gun, one they say was previously reported stolen. An […]
Local Teens Invited to Showcase Cooking Skills at Iron Chef Competition Today
Thursday, December 28, 3:30-4:30 PM For Grades 6-12 | Register Here Put your cooking skills to the test at our Teen Iron Chef competition! Grab a friend or two and join Miss Liz tonight as she leads you in some friendly, delicious competition. Teams will be formed, then each group will have to make a tasty entrée with the materials made available to you. Bring your creativity and appetite!Visit here for more details.