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Past articles by Ashley:

Doughnut shop dealing with coupon book mistake

A local business says they're trying to make amends with customers after a coupon book ran an ad they say they can't honor. → Read More

RIT coach completes annual birthday dive

Competitive diving takes grit and determination. In the case of RIT dive coach Cliff Devries, that's especially true. "I just want to make it up the ladder safe, so I'm just making sure my hands and my feet are in the right spot," Devries said Tuesday before his big dive. Devries, once an Olympic diving hopeful, is paralyzed. Surgery for spinal cord cancer 20 years ago left him unable to use his… → Read More

Greece woman searching for grandfather's stolen dog tags

Erin Velieri will never forget her grandfather, Korean War veteran Keith Young. She says he was her hero. "Wednesdays, I always had a half day from school, so he would pick me up and I'd spend those days with him," she said of their many memories together. After Young passed away in 2004, Velieri kept his dog tags and put them someplace she would always see them. "I just kind of had them hanging… → Read More

Family, friends hold candlelight vigil for Albion graduate and her mother

Family and friends remembered 19-year-old Rosa Lee Maldonado and her mother Friday night with a candlelight vigil. → Read More

Projects unfinished, homeowners blame contractor

This summer, Nancy Wood and her husband decided they wanted their deck rebuilt. "I put a post on Facebook that said, "contractor needed to do my rebuild." Soon, recommendations came in for contractor Jameson Muntz, the owner of Special Forces Home Improvements. Wood said she and her husband soon hired him. "June 23 is when we signed the contract," she said. That's also when Wood said they… → Read More

Strangers step in to help a grandmother now raising her seven grandchildren

Annette Johnson is raising her seven grandchildren, after their mother suddenly passed away from a drug overdose Friday. "She was struggling with a heroin addiction," Johnson said. "We've been trying to deal with it." Johnson has been trying to take care of all the kids, while quietly worrying how they're going to make ends meet. "We've got some beds, but we don't have enough for everybody,"… → Read More

CDC issues guidelines on treating concussions in children

The CDC has released 19 specific recommendations to treat mild traumatic brain injuries in children. → Read More

Drivers blaming 104 Eastbound near the Bay Bridge for flat tires, car damage

Elena Epping recently drove her car across 104 Eastbound, near the Irondequoit Bay Bridge. After she got home, she noticed something was wrong with her tires. "I said to my husband, "I have a flat tire." By the time he came outside, we had two." Epping said she had just replaced the old tires and felt like something was off, so she spent the next few days looking into what happened. "We drove… → Read More

U of R graduate riding out Hurricane Lane on island of Oahu

U of R graduate Isaiah Pule is bracing for Hurricane Lane on the island of Oahu. "We aren't getting the full affect yet, but later on tonight [we will]," Pule said Friday afternoon. Pule, who graduated in May and went back home to Oahu to get his masters, said they've mostly seen heavy rain so far. Officials said they were expecting the storm to ramp up Friday and cause widespread flooding. Pule… → Read More

Underdog enters Mounted Police competition, takes home a ribbon

Monty the horse walked away with a ribbon Wednesday → Read More

Neighbors on Hoover Street in Greece say multiple break-ins happened Tuesday morning

Tim Schleyer said he noticed things out of place Tuesday morning inside his garage and called the police. → Read More

Xerox International Jazz Festival preparations underway downtown

Carly Schramm is getting ready for the Jazz Festival downtown. → Read More

Brittany's Law headed to the New York State Assembly

Dale Driscoll's daughter did her research before deciding to date John Brown in 2009. → Read More

Fundraiser held for two Hilton High School students involved in Latta Road crash

Hilton High School senior Dominic Faticone was shocked by the generosity a lemonade stand fundraiser received Friday for his two friends. → Read More

Red Cross holds annual blood drive to honor Fairport Angels

"Everyday I wake up and think, 'Oh, I can't believe it, just like it was yesterday. → Read More

Rochester Dream Factory granting wishes to area kids

For high school senior Michael Sepulveda, his dream of going on a shopping spree came true Wednesday. → Read More

Local YMCA daycare could lose license, leave hundreds of parents without childcare

The YMCA's Carlson Metro Day Care Center is being investigated by the New York State Office of Children and Family services. → Read More

Whole Foods project faces more opposition

The Brighton Whole Foods project was approved last month, plans are already drawn up. → Read More

Reconnect Rochester asking you to name streets for possible redesign

Eileen Fay rides her bike everywhere, or at least she tries to. There are places in the city of Rochester she just doesn't go, like Monroe Avenue. → Read More

Radio Social reflects on success as local bowling alley announces it's closed for good

AMF Terrace Gardens Lanes in Rochester is closed for good. → Read More