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George Eastman Museum receives $249,935 grant to create new galleries

George Eastman Museum receives $249,935 grant to create new galleries


7 confirmed cases of Monkeypox in Monroe County according to CDC

7 confirmed cases of Monkeypox in Monroe County according to CDC


"I hugged him from behind": Man embraces stranger on 390 bridge and saves his life

Healthcare workers who retired/resigned after first vesting period do qualify for bonus

Concerts by the Shore features iGNiTE! Reggae Band on Wednesday

News10NBC Investigates: Some businesses moving out of state, frustrated by increasing premiums and fees

It’s a tough time right now for many businesses. Inflation, supply-chain issues, staffing shortages and a whole lot of increasing insurance premiums and fees are piling up and causing some to pull out of New York State.  


Community job fair at Thurston YMCA

Monroe County Legislature President Sabrina LaMar, along with the YMCA of Greater Rochester, will be hosting a Community Job Fair on Thursday, August 11, from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. at the YMCA Neighborhood Center at 597 Thurston Road, Rochester.


Marshall Boxes honored with NYS historic business designation

A local business has been honored with a New York State historic business designation.


16-year-old killed on Pennsylvania Avenue

Police said that Jaquise Davis is the name of the 16-year-old boy who was fatally shot on Pennsylvania Avenue and Fourth Street.


Shelter Safety: How other shelters provide safety after the attack at House of Mercy

There are still many questions after Rochester Police said a man used a large sheath knife and attacked two men at the House of Mercy while they were lying in their beds, killing one of them. 


Man hospitalized after shooting at David Gantt Rec Center

A 45-year-old man is in the hospital after being shot at the David Gantt Rec Center on North Street on Monday.


County proposes discount at Seneca Park Zoo for veterans

Monroe County officials are considering reducing the cost of zoo admission for veterans.


Deadly stabbing at House of Mercy was an unprovoked attack

Rochester Police released the name of the victim of Sunday night's deadly stabbing at the House of Mercy.


30 days before school, RCSD is trying to fill hundreds of teacher jobs

30 days from the start of school and there are still hundreds of open teaching positions in the city school district. 


Rochester homecare company to pay back wages for missed overtime

Nearly 300 employees of a Rochester-based homecare company are getting back wages after an investigation by the U.S. Department of Labor found they weren’t given overtime pay that they were legally entitled to.  


Man arrested for shooting at July party on N. Clinton Ave

Police have made an arrest for the July quadruple shooting on North Clinton Avenue, which killed 24-year-old Willie Wofford.


Monroe County among first in nation to properly dispose vape devices

Monroe County has become the first places in New York and one of the first in the U.S. to accept and recycle vape pens and e-cigarettes. These items can be dropped off at the household hazardous waste area of the Monroe County Ecopark.


Red Cross needs donors in August to prevent blood shortage

Although 62% of the U.S. population is eligible to give blood, only about 3% do. The Red Cross is asking for donations in August to keep blood supplies from falling to shortage levels.


Body of missing boater on Canandaigua Lake recovered and identified

The victim in the possible drowning on Canandaigua Lake was recovered and identified Monday.


Man pleads not guilty for deadly stabbing at House of Mercy

Nathaniel Jeanpierre III pleaded not guilty to stabbing two people at the Mercy on Sunday night. 


News10NBC Investigates: Delays in Notary License Renewals

Some of those with jobs that require New York State licenses are finding that the state office that handle the task, is behind in processing the paperwork. Those delays are unfortunately impacting the bottom line for some small business owners.


Good Question: An added tax for dining in?

Here's a good question about paying for food.


Rochester's prices fall but not by as much as national average

Rochester's gas prices have fallen significantly since early July, falling by 7 cents this week, but local prices haven't dropped as quickly as the national average. 


Man arrested for DWI after truck crashes through Scottsville home

Randy Bratcher, 34 of Dansville, was arrested for drunk driving after a truck crashed through a home in Scottsville on Monday.


Recruitment event for Rochester City Schools on Monday

If you're looking for work, the Rochester City School District is hiring for the new school year.