Christian Garzone, News 8 - WROC-TV

Christian Garzone

News 8 - WROC-TV

Rochester, NY, United States

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Recent articles by Christian:

‘Police and people’ town hall first of its kind for region

Singletary co-hosted a town hall at the Public Safety Building Wednesday night to bring the people and police together. → Read More

Locals call on the community to cease the shootings

This Thursday there will be a prayer event and discussion at the Liberty Pole in downtown at 6 p.m. → Read More

City Council budget passes: RPD to get $3.6 million in cuts, RCSD budget a ‘no’

Tuesday's meeting started with hearing from the public. Many of the comments called to put limits on funding the police. → Read More

Hearing more fireworks this year in Rochester? You’re not alone

Some Police departments in the region say they are getting an uptick in calls on fireworks. While no one seems to know why there's a rise, the Rochester Police Department says it's normal this time of year, and people across the US are severely injured by fireworks annually. If anyone hears them in Rochester, call 911 so they can investigate. → Read More

Families ‘frustrated’ after waiting 3 months to see loved ones in group homes

“We didn’t realize it was going to be this hard.” → Read More

The salon divide: To open or not to reopen in phase two

Hair salons and barbershops were allowed to open under phase two of New York state's reopening guidelines, and some did. → Read More

UNDERWAY: Hundreds protesting at Black Lives Matter Rally in Canandaigua

CANANDAIGUA, N.Y. (WROC) — Hundreds of demonstrators are protesting at a Black Lives Matter Rally in Canandaigua Wednesday. This event coincides with similar protests against police brutality in the aftermath of George Floyd’s death. Check back with News 8 WROC as we will continue to update this developing story. A peaceful Black Lives Matter rally […] → Read More

Brighton Police searching for missing teen

BRIGHTON, N.Y. (WROC) — The Brighton Police are searching for a missing Rochester teen. Keniyah S. Vickers, 16, is believed to be driving a 2003 grey or gold Lexus sedan with Ohio plates. Vickers is believed to be in the City of Rochester. She is 5’06”, weighs 120 pounds and has black hair and brown […] → Read More

224 COVID-19 deaths in Monroe County, 2,888 confirmed cases, 188 hospitalized

Latest local coronavirus numbers announced Monday. → Read More

Cooking at home: Baked onion rings

This week, we are going to make baked onion rings and I promise they are not going to disappoint. → Read More

Erie Canal system to tentatively open in most regions on July 4

All opening dates are subject to change. → Read More

Customers hoping craft beer delivery, takeout services continue post-pandemic

ROCHESTER, NY (WROC) — Many restaurants are semi-closed with limited staff and services in the age of COVID-19 and NY PAUSE. However, that doesn’t mean places aren’t trying new things to get goods to customers. Consumers are liking the new privileges craft breweries are using to get beer to the thirsty masses. “You know, when […] → Read More

Students get scholarship with help from group of local ‘fairies’

Anyone can join and pledge to help. The only requirement is that you live in the Rochester area. → Read More

Source: RCSD names new superintendent, former Brockport superintendent Dr. Lesli Myers-Small

The RCSD superintendent position became vacant two weeks ago when Terry Dade accepted the superintendent position in the Cornwall Central School District in New York state's Hudson Valley region. → Read More

Drive-thru food distribution events in Livingston County

Registration is required and it's first come, first served. You can register by phone at 585-243-7110. → Read More

RCSD Superintendent Terry Dade ‘considering’ a departure from district

Dade started as the district's superintendent last summer and within his first year on the job, he's underwent a budget crisis with an $87 million deficit, hundreds of staffing cuts, student protests, and more. → Read More

RCSD hands out laptops to students

This will help them stay on track with their work while they're out of school — for at least another two weeks. → Read More

RPD investigating a homicide on St. Paul Street

No other information is available at this time but anyone with information is asked to call RPD or Crime Stoppers at 423-9300. → Read More

RPD arrests 4 juveniles after car jacking on city’s southwest side

Police say all four suspects fled on foot, but were arrested shortly thereafter. → Read More

Local nurse on the front lines of COVID-19: ‘Most sick usually recover’

All across the nation, doctors, nurses and first responders are already hard at work dealing with the growing outbreak of Covid-19. → Read More