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Past articles by Elijah:

Help arriving sooner for people who dial 911 in Wayne County

Help is arriving sooner for people who dial 911 in Wayne County. The system is called, Smart911, and it's proving to be a lifesaver. Wayne County's Operation Manager, Greg DeWolf, said since its launch back in February, more than a thousand people have signed up for the program. If someone is able to call us from their house and they're not able to clearly tell us that, or they're calling us... → Read More

Honor Roll: Students help teachers organize laptops in Brockport

The first day of school is quickly approaching and many districts are preparing for that day. A group of students from Oliver Middle School in Brockport are helping their teachers with getting the classroom laptops ready. The first day of school for that district is on September 5th. News 8 wishes them all a great year ahead. → Read More

Sunrise Smart Start: 8/21/2018

People in Williamson shared their concerns about a wave of recent break-ins, Monday night. Plus the woman who admitted making threats against East High School on social media is due back in court this morning. Those stories and more are featured in today's Sunrise Smart Start. → Read More

Gates-Chili CSD uses school bus to serve up meals for kids

We often think about kids being transported to and from school when we think of a school bus. But one school bus in the Gates-Chili Central School District is doing more than just that. → Read More

Grassroots program enlists tutors to help Rochester students learn to read

In the City of Rochester, only about 52 percent of its students actually graduate on time, according to the Department of Education... → Read More

Day in the Life of a School Resource Officer at World of Inquiry School 58

"Everyday is different," said Officer Michael Santana. → Read More

Long lines at the Greece Sam's Club ahead of its closing

"I'm real sad," said Jim Wesley, Sam's Club Member. → Read More

Truck drivers support Cuomo proposal for cashless tolls

Governor Andrew Cuomo proposed eliminating toll booths along the New York State Thruway in this year's State of the State Address. → Read More

Controversy over proposal for senior housing at Cobbs Hill

A controversial proposal for senior housing at Cobbs Hill is back on the table. → Read More

Superintendent joins students on a cold walk to school

The wind chill plays just as big a role in the decision to close a school district as snow. → Read More

How to stay safe out on the ice

Its been so cold many ponds, creeks and even lakes have started to freeze. → Read More

Local Buffalo Bills Fans celebrate over Sunday Night's win

An emotional win for Buffalo Bills Fans, who after 17-years of crushed hopes, can finally say the Bills are headed to the postseason. News 8 caught up with Bills Fans after Sunday night's game and many tell us this could be a good sign for the rest of the season as we move forward into the new year. → Read More

How to survive the increase in holiday travel

Whether you're traveling by plane, train or automobile this weekend, be prepared. → Read More

News 8 Celebrates December 21st, 2017

Today we wish a Happy Birthday to Cassidy! She turns 7 today. Cassidy's photo was sent in with love from her Parents and Katelynn. → Read More

2018 Lilac Festival Dates Announced

The 2018 Lilac Festival will begin on May 11th and run through the 20th. More than 120 bands and musical acts are slated to perform. Festival organizers are asking the community to celebrate the announcement by sharing pictures and videos of their fondest Lilac Festival memories on Twitter, using #Lilacfest. → Read More

News 8 Celebrates, December 20th, 2017

Today we wish a Happy 21st Birthday to Alexis. This photo was sent in with love from, "GMA". We also want to wish a Happy Birthday to Hadi. This photo was sent to us by his Parents, Eva, Tamara and Rawan. → Read More

The Salvation Army is facing another shortage of donations and bell ringers this year

The Salvation Army says the rise in online shopping has cut into their red kettle donations and they're facing a shortage of bell ringers this year. Their fundraising goal is $400 thousand dollars which is $50 thousand dollars less than last year. → Read More

Urgent need to find homes for kids in New York State foster care system

There's an urgent need to find permanent, loving homes for thousands of kids in New York State. → Read More

News 8 Celebrates December 15th, 2017

News 8 is wishing many people Happy Birthday today. → Read More

What you need to know going into the 2018 tax season

Although we're still a few weeks away from the new year, tax experts we spoke to say this is the time to start preparing for the 2018 filing season. CPA's say stay organized. If you're not, it can be stressful for both you and tax preparer. It might actually result in you missing out on an important deduction or credit due. → Read More