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Seneca Park Zoo reopens after pandemic closure

IRONDEQUOIT, N.Y. (WROC) — Many families were so happy to come back and visit the Seneca Park Zoo for the first time since its shut down in March because of the coronavirus pandemic. Friday and Saturday, the zoo is open for members only and on Sunday, it will open up to the general public. The […] → Read More

1 new COVID-19 death in Monroe County, 21 new confirmed cases, 117 hospitalized

Latest local coronavirus numbers announced Thursday. → Read More

Monroe County Clerk’s Office building to reopen June 8

In preparation to reopen, a number of changes have been implemented: → Read More

Little Italy handing out free PPE at Flat Iron Cafe

After more than 3 million masks were handed out in Monroe County, community efforts continue to ramp up as we approach phase one reopening day on Friday. → Read More

Eastridge shines a light on class of 2020 with running slide show every night

The presentation usually starts at about 8:30 p.m. → Read More

Scheduled power outage for some Brockport businesses

The Lincoln Lot will also be closed Friday morning through Saturday evening. → Read More

Local marine helps cancer patient

Those interested in becoming a donor can find more information at → Read More

UR in a hiring freeze during financial crisis

The financial crisis sparked by the pandemic is hitting home at Rochester's largest employer. → Read More

Obtaining a marriage license while social distancing

The town of Chili has reduced the number of marriage license applications from hundreds in weeks time, to roughly about three in the past two weeks. It's a case by case basis now. → Read More

First COVID-19 related death in Seneca County

The resident was a man in his late 60s. There have been 13 confirmed cases of coronavirus in Seneca County. → Read More

Coronavirus Facts First: Evening of April 9, 2020

We are expanding beyond the traditional newscast to deliver the news the matters the most to the people that matter to us: you, the viewer. → Read More

Police in Texas arrest teen who claimed she was intentionally spreading coronavirus

Police in Texas have arrested a teenager who allegedly claimed she had contracted coronavirus and planned to infect others. → Read More

Local school turns to virtual classroom during the school shutdown

With schools being shut down, one area school is turning to virtual classrooms so students can continue their education. The learning never stops for students at Rochester Academy Charter School.  → Read More

COVID-19 drive-thru testing begins at Rochester General Hospital

When talking about the Coronavirus testing, it’s a swab that goes inside your nose and then sent to the CDC to test. That is what people can expect at a drive-thru testing site.  → Read More

New York state temporarily suspends debt collection in response to coronavirus

ALBANY, N.Y. (WROC) — New York state Gov. Andrew Cuomo and Attorney General Letitia James announced Tuesday that the state temporarily suspending debt collection in response to coronavirus. New Yorkers with student, medical and other state-referred debt will have payments frozen for at least 30 days. “As the financial impact of this emerging crisis grows, […] → Read More

Wegmans changes hours in response to COVID-19 outbreak

Wegmans is temporarily changing its store hours of operations in response to the COVID-19 outbreak. → Read More

Local schools distribute supplies to students having school at home

Educators at Jefferson Road Elementary in Fairport are working to keep their 650 students on track. → Read More

Open Door Mission hosts wedding for homeless couple

The wedding will take place at Grace Covenant Church — 224 Chestnut Ridge Road in Chili — and will take place at 5:30 p.m. Friday. → Read More

Inside Rochester’s 24-hour addiction treatment center

There’s a place in Rochester where someone struggling with drug or alcohol addiction can go 24 hours a day, seven days a week to get help — Open Access Center. → Read More

Baseball player’s post about struggles with his adopted dog goes viral

When Austin Conway posted about the struggles of having a dog, he never expected the impact the post would have. → Read More