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Past articles by Josh:

Happy Mother’s Day!

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WROC) – Happy Mother’s Day to all the wonderful mothers out there from all of us here at News 8/ WROC-TV! → Read More

RCSD hosts registration day for 2021-2022 academic year

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WROC) – parents and students in the Rochester City School District got a chance to register for the next academic year. The event was held on Saturday and it was open to first-time students in the district. The RCSD plans to welcome back grades K-6 in the fall. For now, higher grade levels […] → Read More

Geneva church receives restoration grant

GENEVA, N.Y. (WROC) – In Geneva “The New York Landmarks Conservancy” awarded St. Peter’s Episcopal Church a grant to restore its historic stained glass window. The $15,000 grant is part of the “Conservancy’s Sacred Sites Program,” helping congregations with projects, technical assistance and workshops. → Read More

City of Rochester offices closed for Good Friday

City officials said this will not impact any COVID-19 testing or vaccination sites in the city. → Read More

Rollover crash on Lake Avenue, officials on scene

It isn’t immediately clear the cause of the crash or extent of the injuries of anyone involved. → Read More

WATCH LIVE: Police Accountability Board discuss officers pepper spraying woman

PAB Executive Director Conor Dwyer Reynolds made the announcement on Friday. → Read More

Missing 21-year-old man from Rochester found

Police ask anyone with information to call 911. → Read More

YMCA cuts hundreds of jobs locally

18 employees that were furloughed at a Corning Branch, also became permanent. → Read More

Joe Morelle Jr. announces candidacy for Irondequoit supervisor

Current Town Supervisor Dave Seeley announced he would not seek reelection on Tuesday. Seeley has served in the position since 2016. → Read More

Missing 21-year-old man last seen in Rochester

Anyone with any information as to his whereabouts is asked to call 911. → Read More

NYSP warn public of on-site vehicle-buying scam

NYSP said this scam has occurred in Monroe, Livingston, and Wayne Counties among others. → Read More

Fire breaks out in Avon home Wednesday night

East Avon Fire Department, Lima Fire Department and other officials responded to the scene. → Read More

Large police presence on Rochester’s west side

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WROC) — A large police presence is on scene in Rochester’s west side of the city Tuesday morning. Streets surrounding Hague Street are closed as authorities investigate the incident. Details are limited at this time. News 8 WROC as a crew on scene and will provide updates as they become available. → Read More

Salvation Army holds annual toy distribution to help local families

Volunteers have been preparing hundreds of boxes to distribute. → Read More

Missing swimmer from Lake Ontario found washed ashore, identified

63-year-old Mark Byrne, of Rochester, was reported to have drowned while swimming off a boat in Lake Ontario about a mile north of Seabreeze on July 9. O → Read More

Greece police looking for missing 73-year-old man with dementia

Anyone with info is encouraged to call 911. → Read More

Catch a flick? AMC Theatre in Webster reopens Friday

WEBSTER, N.Y. (WROC) — The AMC movie theatre in Webster is set to reopen Friday, Oct. 23. This comes after Governor Andrew Cuomo announced guidelines allowing most movie theatres in New York to reopen. The AMC movie theaters are practicing certain protocols in order to ensure the safety of their guests. This includes social distancing, […] → Read More

Police ID man killed after dirt bike crash on Culver Road in Irondequoit

The cause of the crash is still under investigation. → Read More

WATCH LIVE: Mendoza, local health officials announce expansion of online services

Local health systems are implementing new federal guidelines designed to give patients expanded access to their medical notes and test results. → Read More

Rochester Mayor Lovely Warren to be arraigned Monday at Hall of Justice, facing two felonies

The district attorney said a conviction of a non-violent class E felony could result in a variety of sentences → Read More