Stephanie Golden, News 8 - WROC-TV

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Past articles by Stephanie:

New NY bill would allow pharmacists to give vaccinations to children

Lawmakers are looking to have pharmacist give vaccinations required for kids to attend school. → Read More

2 arrested for trashing Rochester house while owners were on vacation

Two are charged with third degree grand larceny and second degree criminal mischief. → Read More

Male suspect identified in tip jar robberies

IRONDEQUOIT, N.Y. (WROC) — Police have identified the man who was seen stealing a tip jar from Thai Mii Up Cuisine. The incident happened on August 17. The next day Irondequoit police responded to a theft report involving another stolen tip jar — this time at Ridge Donut Cafe. 28-year-old Shane Hutt fled the scene […] → Read More

A nation on edge: the impact of mass shootings

ROCHESTER, NY – (WROC) – The impact of last week’s shootings are being felt far beyond El Paso, Texas and Dayton, Ohio. The panicked reactions to a backfiring engine in Times Square and a sign falling at a mall in Utah reveal anxieties are running high. “After things like that happen I always kind of […] → Read More

The impossible burger: Is it a healthier alternative?

ROCHERSTER, NY – (WROC) – If you are a vegan or a vegetarian you probably already know about the impossible burger. It looks and some say taste like a real hamburger. But it is made from plants. We wanted to know if the impossible burger is a healthier alternative to beef. That’s the question a […] → Read More

Frontier Communications ordered to fix their problems

ROCHESTER, NY – (WROC) – Frontier Communications is being ordered to fix their internet and phone service problems. The Public Service Commission says employees of the communications provider have become increasingly concerned with the quality of service. The message Commission Chair John Rhodes gave to Frontier Communications was simply do better. Rhodes also said the […] → Read More

Specialized unit of the Rochester Fire Department handles collapsed buildings

ROCHESTER, NY – (WROC) – Inside the Rochester Fire Department there is a special unit that handles collapsed buildings. They respond to incidents like the one this past Sunday at Family Dollar. “We have equipment that structurally re-support collapsed buildings,” said Jason Whairty, Firefighter Rescue Company 11. “A lot of equipment that is specifically designed […] → Read More

Grease trap tragedy: Heartbroken mother on toddler’s tragic death

Tenitia Cullum says it started like a normal day. → Read More

Harris Corp. helped construct the lunar orbiters used in the moon landing

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WROC) — Kodak isn’t the only local company with a history in space travel. Harris Corporation also did its part in preparing for the lunar landings 50 years ago by helping construct the lunar orbiters. The anniversary of apollo 11 holds a lot of memories for people at L3 Harris. It is a […] → Read More

Webster police remain tight-lipped on the details of an overnight shooting

WEBSTER, NY – (WROC) – A 29-year old male was seriously injured in an overnight shooting in Webster. According to Webster Police Chief Joseph Reiger, officers responded to a 911 call just before 2:00 am Wednesday morning. When they arrived they found the 29-year-old on the ground bleeding in front of a home on Hollywood […] → Read More

Amazon offers a way to contribute to local nonprofits like Woof2Hoof Rescue

ROCHESTER, NY, (WROC) – While Amazon was wrapping up its annual Prime sale event one local nonprofit wants people to know, it’s not just about a good deal. Woof2Hoof Dog Rescue helps find homes for special needs cats and dogs. Amazon Prime Day is a way for supporters to donate more puppy pads, toys and […] → Read More

Vernon Planning Board Denies Woodstock 50 appeal

VERNON, N.Y. (WSYR-TV) — The Town of Vernon Planning Board voted Tuesday night to deny an appeal by Woodstock 50 organizers to hold the festival at Vernon Downs in August. The vote was unanimous. The decision ultimately came down to safety concerns. Promoter Michael Lang says he vows to try again with Woodstock 50, but […] → Read More

BlueCross Arena may lose a number of popular events if negotiations fail

ROCHESTER, NY (WROC) — Some popular shows like Disney on Ice and Sesame Street Live may not be returning to the BlueCross Arena. The parties involved are still negotiating, but have yet to reach an agreement. Feld Entertainment is the promoter of those shows. A representative tells News 8 it has not been able to […] → Read More

Rochester crossing guards honored

Some unsung heroes were recognized Friday morning for their dedication and hard work. More than one-hundred-and-fifty adult crossing guards were honored at the Annual Crossing Guard Recognition Breakfast. AAA Western and Central New York hosted the event at Midvale Country Club for the people who help your children get to-and-from school. Crossing guards work through […] → Read More

New York City declares climate crisis

NEW YORK, N.Y. (CNN) — The New York City council passed legislation Wednesday calling for an immediate response to the global climate crisis. It’s now the first city in the United States with more than a million people to issue the declaration. Lawmakers say the U.S. bears a responsibility to address the threat. More than […] → Read More

Rush residents deal with flooding caused by heavy rain

Rush, NY (WROC) – It has been a long, wet day for people in the town of Rush. Ron Faugh had to run two pumps to get rid of the rising waters in his basement. “The two pumps are not keeping up with it,” said Faugh A culvert overflowed after the heavy rain this morning. […] → Read More

Rochester man accused of selling ghost guns pleads guilty

A Rochester man accused of selling ghost guns was in federal court today. → Read More

Hotel Cadillac set to re-open in 2020

The former Hotel Cadillac in downtown Rochester has been the center of controversy for more than a year. The hotel once was the home of many who lived there for years. → Read More

Development efforts for the Port of Rochester suffers another blow

ROCHESTER, NY (WROC) - The city's latest efforts to attract developers to the Port of Rochester ends in another disappointing outcome. → Read More

Some motorists still dealing with peeling license plates

ROCHESTER, NY (WROC) — Monroe County Clerk Adam Bello is urging motorists to check their license plates. Once again, the New York State Department of Motor Vehicles is reporting peeling plates. → Read More