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One sent to hospital after Ontario County crash
Deputies report that on Wednesday at 7:59 a.m. first responders were dispatched to the intersection of State Route 5 and Buffalo Street Extension for a two-car crash. Stephanie Labarge, 47, of Canandaigua was traveling east, waiting to turn left onto Buffalo Street Extension from State Route 5 when
Mendon, Athena, Gates, Schroeder, Penfield, Monroe all get basketball wins on packed night
In Section V boys basketball action, Greece Odyssey, Irondequoit, Gates, Webster Thomas, Penfield and Monroe hosted Pittsford Mendon, Greece Athena, Hilton, Webster Schroeder, Bishop Kearney and Livonia, respectively. The Pittsford Mendon boys basketball team stayed undefeated this campaign with a r
Weekend snowstorm will be followed by the coldest air of the season with big impacts
A Winter Storm WATCH is in effect for the following counties:. --Jefferson, Lewis, Oswego, Ontario, Wayne, & Northern Cayuga counties from 1 PM Saturday until 4 PM Monday. --Chenango, Cortland, Madison, Oneida, Onondaga, Otsego, Schuyler, Seneca, Southern Cayuga, Steuben, Tompkins, & Yates counties
Woodstock says NY state should let undocumented immigrant get driver's licenses
WOODSTOCK, N.Y. — The Town Board has adopted a resolution calling on state lawmakers to allow driver's licences for New York residents regardless of their immigration status.
Rochester man charged with criminal impersonation
BATH, N.Y. (WETM) - Steuben County Sheriff reported that on January 12, deputies of the Steuben County Sheriff’s Office arrested James A. Fredrick, age 20, of Bartlett Street, Rochester, N.Y.
State: Only 14 of Rochester's 48 schools are in 'good standing'
ROCHESTER, NY (WROC) - A new report from the state's Education Department says only 14 of 48 schools in the City of Rochester are in "good standing" by a state assessment. That number is down from 24 schools considered in good standing last year.
Rochester Gears Up Ahead of Winter Blast
ROCHESTER, NY (WROC) - The City of Rochester is gearing up ahead of the weekend winter blast. According to officials, they’re fully staffed and up to 150 vehicles are expected to be out in full force plowing the streets.
MCC working to launch program to map workforce needs in NY
BRIGHTON, NY (WROC) - The labor gap: Often times experts say there are jobs available in Rochester and elsewhere. But, the type of skilled workers needed aren't available. A new program from Monroe Community College hopes to find ways to close that gap.
$50K bail set for man accused of stealing flea & tick medicine
A Rochester man was arrested after police say he tried to steal flea and tick medicine. 39-year-old Michael Papalia was in court yesterday. His bail is set at $50,000. Prosecutors will only say it happened at a big-box store in Victor.
Local school districts, police investigate lewd images of teens on Snapchat
ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WHEC) - Multiple school districts and police departments are investigating a flood of nude photos and videos that were circulating the Snapchat app on Monday. A Gates-Chili High School student, who saw many of the images with her own eyes, talked to News10NBC as long as we kept her
Fairport Brewing offers free pints to workers affected by government shutdown
Fairport, N.Y. – A local brewery is stepping up for government employees who are impacted by the partial government shutdown. Fairport Brewing Company announced Thursday that it is offering free pints of its “Timbucha Kombucha” to workers affected by the shutdown.
Steve’s Bagels puts customers in a New York state of mind
MANCHESTER — Steven DiGiorgio, owner of Steve’s Bagels, which opened five weeks ago on Tolland Turnpike, said he grew up on bagels in New York City. On Sunday mornings he would take his dog, Sparky, to buy the New York Times and the New York Daily News and a dozen bagels and cream cheese for his fat
Local doctors warn parents about kratom
ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WHEC) - It's called kratom and if you haven't heard of it, your teenager probably has. It's an herbal substance that is available to anyone for purchase at gas stations and head shops. However, local emergency room doctors say it's dangerous and people are overdosing.
Monroe County woman charged with stealing over $35,000 from former Wyoming County employer
(WIVB) - A Monroe County woman has been accused of stealing over $35,000 from a former employer while employed there. Cheryl A. Watson, 46, of Scottsville, was charged with two counts of third degree grand larceny by the Wyoming County Sheriff's Office.
Program will provide opioid addiction treatment to Monroe Co. inmates
ROCHESTER, NY (WROC) - Inmates at the Monroe County Jail are getting help with opioid addiction thanks to a new program. The sheriff's office is implementing "medication assisted treatment" or "MAT" units to treat opioid abuse. The program was made possible with a $250,000 grant from the University
Henrietta media agency adding 140 jobs in conjuction with Imagine Monroe
ROCHESTER — The Butler/Till Media Agency has announced 142 new full time jobs with the support of Imagine Monroe. Bulter/Till media is a full-service media planning and operates out of Eagles Landing Business Park in the Town of Henrietta and occupies over 22,000 square feet. Due to continued growth
No vote yet on Farmington solar farm
FARMINGTON — The public hearing for the proposed 7.3 megawatt solar farm on the Smith farmland on Fox and Yellow Mills roads has been extended until Apr. 17, because Delaware River Solar failed to provide the Farmington Town Planning Board the information it requested, such as a soil study, in order
Deputies: Livonia drunk driver was nearly four times over the limit
LIVONIA, NY (WROC) - Livingston County Sheriff's deputies stopped a man who was driving way over the alcohol limit in Livonia this week. Twenty-eight-year-old Michael Donovan is charged with driving while intoxicated, aggravated driving while intoxicated, aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor v
Police: 2 men arrested in Diplomat brawl, shooting
ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WHEC) - Two Rochester men have been arrested in connection to a shooting at the Diplomat Banquet Center in Rochester early Sunday morning. Rochester Police say that 39-year-old Yamil Maldonado is charged with reckless endangerment in the first degree and two counts of criminal posse
After heart attack, Brighton man encourages thousands to eat plant-based diet
BRIGHTON, NY (WROC) - A Brighton man says his love of baked good, fine cheeses and meat eventually caught up with him. Doug Schmidt says he'll never forget the day he had a heart attack. He says, "It was terrible. I was 49. It was back in 2008...... what was it going to be like.....research shows th