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Amazon to hire to fill 400 part-time jobs
The Seattle-based company has scheduled three hiring events: 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday at the Fairfield Inn, 4271 Genesee St. in Cheektowaga; 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sept. 24 at the Hilton Garden Inn, 4201 Genesee St. in Cheektowaga; and 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Sept. 25 at the Fairfield Inn in Cheektowaga.
Rochester man arrested for stabbing on Harris Street
ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WROC-TV) -A Rochester man was stabbed late Wednesday afternoon in Rochester on Harris Street.Rochester Police officers say the victim, 26, suffered at least one stab wound to his upper body and was taken by a private vehicle to Rochester General Hospital.Medical personnel deemed his
Rochester man gets check after winning $3M jackpot
David Grinnell received his check Tuesday afternoon after a $3,000,000 Money Clip ticket he bought at the Fastrac on West Ridge Road near Dewey Avenue turned out to be a winner.
Manipulation, Fraud and Abuse: New York Attorney General Issues Stern Warning Against Cryptocurrency Exchanges
In a lengthyreporton the “Virtual Markets Integrity Initiative,” New York’s Attorney General argues that online cryptocurrency exchanges are vulnerable to manipulation, fraud and other types of abuse. Consumers of these platforms therefore “face significant risks” from hackers and the exchange oper
Greece drug kingpin sentenced to life in prison
Colin B. Montague, 63, was convicted after a seven-week jury trial in June of operating a continuing criminal enterprise, drug conspiracy, money laundering conspiracy and money laundering. He was sentenced by U.S. Chief District Judge Frank P. Geraci, Jr.
Polar bear Anoki returns home to Seneca Park Zoo
The Seneca Park Zoo's last polar bear, Aurora, suddenly passed away in March from severe liver disease. Anoki was one of Aurora's four cubs.
Post Office hiring 500 seasonal workers in Rochester area
The post office is also hiring long-term, non-career positions: Postal Support Employees, City Carrier Assistants and Rural Carrier Assistants.
VIDEO: RPD officer picks up trash, broken glass in neighborhood
The video, posted on Facebook by George Wright, shows the officer, Lieutenant Wilson of the Community Affairs Bureau, stopping, putting on gloves, and cleaning up trash from a yard.
Brighton Police: Gunpoint robbery of MCC students connected to other robberies in Rochester
(Photo: Chalabala, Getty Images/iStockphoto)Brighton Police believe an early morning gunpoint robbery of two female Monroe Community College students on East Henrietta Road is related to three other robberies that happened around midnight in Rochester.Police Chief Mark Henderson said the two student
Dress code at local bar sparks discrimination debate
“That was the original thing,” said Smith. “I don't know how I felt about it immediately when I saw it. I thought, wow! It just struck a chord.”
Sarah Jessica Parker, Lonsberry family used same florist; From NY to Rochester, Bradley James opens in South Wedge
When it comes to the floral business, Bradley James Copeland made it to the top. Fresh out of New York University graduate school in the 1990s, he became an assistant designer to the late Robert Isabell, famous for decking out lavish parties with funky florals for celebrities such as Sarah Jessica P
Man arrested after Harris Street stabbing
Rochester, N.Y. - A Rochester man has been charged with second degree assault following a stabbing Wednesday.Police say officers responded to Harris Street Wednesday afternoon for the report of a stabbing. They found a 26-year-old man had been stabbed in the upper body and taken to the hospital.The
Victims of alleged $102 million Ponzi scheme now cooperating with FBI
But the end result was the same: Tens of thousands, or in many cases, hundreds of thousands of dollars lost to what federal authorities allege was a massive Ponzi scheme.
New ticket policy implemented for city high school football games
The district, with input from the Rochester Police Department and the Pathways to Peace organization, put a policy in place after the outbreak of fights at Marina Auto Stadium last Saturday. East and Wilson were in a matchup of undefeated teams when altercations took place off of the field, but else
Motorcyclist killed after being struck by vehicle at red light in Gates
Steven R. Edwards, of Gates, was stopped at a red light on Buffalo and Wegman Roads when he was pushed into the intersection by a vehicle driven by Diamond D. Gardner also of Gates, according to Lt. Jon Ballard with the Gates Police.
Paw Patrol Live! coming to Rochester in February 2019
Paw Patrol Live! "Race to the Rescue" will be coming to the Auditorium Theatre in Rochester on February 23-24, 2019.
Weather alert: Get ready for two rounds of strong, damaging winds on Friday
Sustained high winds are expected to sweep over the Rochester-Finger Lakes region Friday afternoon and evening, with downed tree limbs, power outages and roof damage among the possible results.
Things to do around Rochester Sept. 20 to 26
1Actor/comedianJeremy Pivenis coming to Comedy at the Carlson for shows at 7 and 9 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 20; and 7:30 and 10 p.m. Friday, Sept. 21. General admission is $35; $55 includes a meet-and-greet. Piven has appeared in dozens of movies and network TV shows, but he is best known for his Emmy-w
Rochester police ID teen killed in motorcycle crash
Police say 18-year-old Devadeo Gonzalez, of Rochester, was killed after colliding with a car on Maple Street Sunday afternoon.
No makeup date yet for East-Wilson football game suspended by fights
The outbreak of fights inside and outside of Marina Auto Stadium, but not on the field, stopped the football game between East High and Wilson on Sept. 15.