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RIT taking their immensely popular ‘Dungeons and Dragons’ camp virtual this summer

The physical board game can now be played online. → Read More

Canandaigua kangaroo owners: We have permits, we run an educational zoo, the animal is safe

The kangaroo was in their backyard, safely giving birth, when a neighbor began posting false information about the marsupial, and its safety. → Read More

Genesee Brewery sells out of Black Raspberry Cream Ale in 4 minutes

The brewery made the announcement before noon Thursday. → Read More

Rochester International Film Festival continues its historic run, moves all films to online viewing

The short film festival turns 62 on Sunday. It runs from June 21-27. → Read More

Primary voter guide: All the races and candidates for the June 23rd elections

We have this list sorted by county, and then by position, then party, then candidates. We're covering Monroe, Orleans, Genesee, Wayne, Wyoming, Livingston, and Ontario counties. → Read More

Best friends who asked people to ‘relax and have a beer,’ get a call from Brad Paisley

The Zoom call came in at 7pm, right after a large shipment of beer arrived at Smith’s home, paid for by Paisley. → Read More

Donuts Delite celebrating ‘Donut Day’ Friday with free fritter a la mode

And this year, they got a an extra special gift: outdoor seating. Limited and physically distanced seating is open to all customers. → Read More

Black or white, relax and have a beer: Best friends of different races invite community for conversation and brew

Benjamin Smith and his friend Marcus Ellis are inviting the community to hang out on his lawn in Pittsford on Jefferson Road. → Read More

WATCH LIVE: Update from Bob Duffy after Rochester gets green light to advance to phase two of reopening

Our region has advanced into phase two of reopening. → Read More

Memorial Art Gallery showcasing fan-made recreations of their own art

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WROC) — Looking for something to do this weekend? Memorial Art Gallery is looking for people and families to recreate some of the paintings and portraits in their gallery. Jessica Gasbarre is the MAG engagement manager, would run events like their Halloween party, or their off-the-beaten path DeTOURS, which pair the Gallery’s art […] → Read More

RCSD Chief Financial Officer out after 5 months to rejoin Monroe County

Franklin will begin his second stint as the county's CFO on June 15th. → Read More

Artist recreates Rochester scenes in miniature on Instagram

Artist Mathison Rust wants to celebrate some Rochester scenes that are near and dear to his heart. → Read More

May the Fourth at Strong Museum

The museum will host its first-ever virtual program complete with do-it-yourself projects, character story readings and more. → Read More

Final Hill Cumorah Pageant delayed to 2021

The final Hill Cumorah Pageant will run July 8 through 10 and 13 through 17, 2021. → Read More

‘Reopen Rochester’ protest underway outside Pittsford Wegmans

Gov. Cuomo cautioned that the Centers for Disease Control has said that coronavirus hospitalizations must decline for 14 days before reopening. → Read More

Rochester man recreates famous portraits using only a typewriter

Some of his creations include the Mona Lisa, Girl with a Pearl Earring, and Mario. → Read More

Xerox manufacturing hand sanitizer

The product will be made in both Rochester and Toronto facilities. Xerox will sell the hand sanitizer to resellers, who will then sell the product to healthcare organizations. → Read More

Move over Dr. Fauci, Donuts Delite makes Dr. Mendoza-inspired treats

New donuts also include a "wear the mask" message to encourage safety while out in public. → Read More

Seabreeze still scheduled to open mid-May

Hiring for summer jobs will begin at the end of this month. → Read More

White House coronavirus task force plans Monday briefing

WASHINGTON (AP/Nexstar) — President Donald Trump and the White House coronavirus task force are planning a briefing Monday to discuss the latest efforts to slow the spread of coronavirus in the U.S. The briefing is tentatively scheduled for 5 p.m. Eastern. You can watch live right here. President Donald Trump asserted Monday that he is […] → Read More