Christian Garzone, News 8 - WROC-TV

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Rochester, NY, United States

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Recent articles by Christian:

Injuries related to boating: ER doctor weighs in on prevention

IRONDEQUOIT, NY (WROC) — People are heading out on the water in what seems to be record numbers this summer. Dr. Aekta Miglani with the University of Rochester Medical Center says summer is the season for a lot of injuries associated with boating, perhaps even more so this year as the region emerges from COVID. “Some […] → Read More

Flagler-Mitchell accuser says voters ‘did what they had to do’ after election night loss

She feels she was just doing what was right. After she brought these concerns to light, 13 other women came forward. → Read More

Memorial Day at the beach: People gathering like it’s 2019 and loving it

Last year, many stayed in due to the COVID-19 pandemic. For 2021, many are ditching the masks, and are venturing out on the sand like it’s 2019. → Read More

Sold out: Stock of new boats, pools sinking say local stores

ROCHESTER & WEBSTER, NY (WROC) If you’re looking to buy a new boat— or get a pool installed right now…you might be out of luck according to some local stores. Charles Corbbishley with RCR Yachts in Charlotte says he has less than half the listing they usually do right now. When it comes to boats, […] → Read More

Tree-killing gypsy moth caterpillars at it again; what it means for your foliage

You might have gypsy moths, or gypsy moth caterpillars and not know it. If left untreated, it could mean a beloved tree at your house could eventually die. → Read More

Pedestrian struck by car on Lyell Avenue in Rochester

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WROC) — A pedestrian was hit by a car Friday evening on Lyell Avenue at Saratoga Avenue. Police say the victim was taken to the hospital. An investigation is under way. This is a developing story. Check back for updates. → Read More

Botched bathroom job has one couple looking for refund two years on

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WROC) — Julia Sipples says she and her boyfriend asked GP Masonry to finish the master bathroom of their Seneca Parkway home in the summer of 2019. “It was a disaster. It was a mess,” says Sipples. “(GP) had started pulling drywall off that was already up, there was trash in our tub, […] → Read More

Consumers saying ‘no’ to new as used car sales spike, says auto dealer

EAST ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WROC) — Used cars across the country are seeing a massive jump in sales, even with the COVID-19 pandemic. So much so, that keeping up with demand is getting tough for some dealerships. Doug McAvoy with Camelot Auto says prices on new items are surging. “It’s like that for everything. Weather it’s a […] → Read More

Crews on scene of fire in Perinton

PERINTON, N.Y. (WROC) — Emergency crews were called to the scene of a fire in Perinton Thursday afternoon. It started around 3:00 p.m. on Falcon Lane West. Multiple fire crews remain on the scene. This is a developing story. Check back for updates. → Read More

170 new COVID-19 cases in Monroe County, 2.2% average positivity rate

The latest COVID-19 update from the Monroe County Department of Public Health. → Read More

City of Rochester ‘knowingly suppressed’ Daniel Prude’s death, new report says

Prude, a 41-year-old Black man from Chicago, died after an encounter with Rochester police back in March, but news of the incident just came to light on September 2. Police worn body camera footage of the incident showed officers restraining a handcuffed Prude, who was naked with a spit hood over his head, before he ultimately went unconscious. → Read More

‘No other outcome’: Former RPD Chief, police union weigh in on Open Door Mission shooting

Mazzeo did add when it comes to the mental health response teams going along with RPD, it's still a pilot program. He did say likely more needs to be done in terms of training before they are able to co-respond. Police did say last week it is a work in progress. → Read More

Police officer shoots, kills Open Door Mission guest armed with knife in Rochester

West Main Street from Washington to Broad Street is closed while police investigate. → Read More

3 puppies, 2 dogs rescued after house fire on Bay Street

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WROC) — Three puppies and two larger dogs were rescued from a house fire on Bay Street in the early hours of Tuesday. According to the Rochester Fire Department, firefighters responded to the area around 2:30 a.m. and upon arrival, first companies reported heavy fire showing from the rear of the house. Responding […] → Read More

With supply short, some taking ‘vaccine road trips’

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WROC) — The Monroe County Department of Public Health says it has received its ‘Week 10’ COVID-19 vaccine allocation, which was delayed last week. With around 670,000 people now eligible in the region for the shot, Dr. Nancy Bennett, the head of the Finger Lakes vaccine hub, says we’ve only administered around 140,000 […] → Read More

Non-profits and the pandemic: Rochester organizations doing more with less

Even if tomorrow everything was opened up and life returned to normal, officials say the consequences of this pandemic are yet to be seen. → Read More

Visitation allowed at Noyes Health in Dansville

Officials from the University of Rochester Medical Center made the announcement on Monday and said the changes still come with restrictions. → Read More

First Responders Spotlight: Unity Hospital nurse ‘holds everyone together’ during COVID-19 fight

"Now that we have the vaccine, that's great. But we're still going to have to keep up with those other things as well." → Read More

City, Roc Holiday Village to provide restaurants free winter greenhouses during pandemic

The initiative allows a greenhouse to be in place on private property, a sidewalk or a portion of the street for up to four months. Restaurants would have up to three weeks to begin operating a greenhouse. → Read More

Local financial expert answers questions about $600 stimulus checks

The $600 stimulus checks and deposits, meant to help the struggling economy during COVID-19, are starting to get sent out or deposited to accounts. → Read More