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Wegmans works on updating and expanding products; customers aren’t necessarily happy about it

Wegmans stores have moved around a lot of their products, and people aren’t very happy about it. People took to social media to express their opinions on the Irondequoit store shifting their product around and changing the layout of the store. Right ... MORE
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St. John Fisher College’s Class of 2020 gets an official commencement during alumni weekend

On Saturday morning, the St. John Fisher Class of 2020 was finally able to have their commencement ceremony. The students were unable to hold a ceremony because of the pandemic in 2020, so this year 170 students returned to cross the stage ... MORE
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Sunnking presents check worth $13,357 check to Camp Good Days and Special Times

Sunnking, a local electronics recycler, has donated a check worth $13,357 to Camp Good Days and Special Times. Camp Good Days and Special Times is a local non-profit organization helping children and families dealing with cancer. The funds were raised as a ... MORE
Events, Life, Rochester Area
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Chip shortage has negatively impacted the car manufacturing industry and is expected to last through 2023

Car manufacturers are still struggling from the shortage of parts due to the pandemic, and that is likely to continue for another two years. The biggest issue is the global chip shortage, and locally the car dealerships are feeling the impact. Rochester ... MORE
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U.S. sees its first ever mobile WIC market

Rochester’s Foodlink has created the first ever mobile WIC market in the country. WIC is a program that provides nutritional foods to women and their children up to the age of 5. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand is working hard to make WIC more ... MORE
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Hobart improves to 3-0 with 42-21 win over St. John Fisher

Hobart College running backs Rayshawn Boswell and Tim Denham Jr. both rushed for more than 100 yards, leading the Statesmen to a 42-21 win at St. John Fisher College this afternoon. A Rochester native, Boswell had 17 carries for 128 yards and ... MORE
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Rochester Red Wings drop regular season finale

The Red Wings regular season ended with a 5-1 loss to the Buffalo Bisons Sunday afternoon at Frontier Field. The Wings – who finished 47-69 on the season – grabbed the lead on an infield RBI single by Ali Castillo in the ... MORE
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Jake Noll’s grand slam lifts Rochester Red Wings over Buffalo Bisons

Jake Noll slammed the Red Wings past the Buffalo Bisons, 4-2, Saturday night at Frontier Field. Noll turned around a 1-2 pitch from Jacob Waguespack in the third inning to account for all of Rochester’s runs on the evening. Jecksson Flores and ... MORE
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If a patient has a health condition can they ask if their doctor or nurse is vaccinated against COVID-19?

Patients want to know if they have the right to ask whether their doctors or nurses are vaccinated against COVID-19. One woman says she worries because she’s immunocompromised. Though she has had the booster shot, she still worries as she fights an ... MORE
Health, News, Rochester Area
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Man arrested near Batavia after driving the wrong way on the Thruway

A man who drove the wrong way on the Thruway near Batavia, narrowly missing several other vehicles, has been arrested. Police responded to multiple reports of a driver going eastbound in the westbound lane on Thursday around 2 a.m. Pietro Russo, 46, ... MORE
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Ben Braymer leads Rochester Red Wings to win over Buffalo Bisons

Ben Braymer tossed 6 2/3 strong innings in the Red Wings, 7-3, win over the Buffalo Bisons Friday night at Frontier Field. The 6 2/3 innings is the longest start of the season for the southpaw, who allowed just four hits over ... MORE
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Daycares are requiring masks again, but some never got rid of them in the first place

Recently, Governor Kathy Hochul said daycares and mental health facilities are required to wear masks, but some daycares never stopped using them. Expressive Beginnings Child Care has daycares throughout the Rochester area, and say it was easier, and safer, for them to ... MORE
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Rochester CEOs feel targeted with vaccine mandate for companies with over 100 employees

Rochester businesses express worry as the date approaches for President Joe Biden’s vaccine mandate. Any employers that have over 100 employees are required to mandate the vaccine in their business. Greater Rochester Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Bob Duffy says he ... MORE
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Read’s homer lifts Rochester Red Wings past Buffalo Bisons

The Rochester Red Wings topped the Buffalo Bisons, 5-3, Thursday afternoon at Frontier Field snapping Rochester’s nine-game home losing streak. All five Red Wings runs came via the homer. Rafael Bautista hit a three-run homer in the second inning to give the ... MORE
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Data released shows the COVID-19 vaccination rate is increasing in Rochester

Data collected from community outreach initiatives and pop-up clinics are showing a positive impact on the Rochester population and their COVID-19 vaccine rates. More than 50% of the eligible population in every Rochester city ZIP code has received at least one dose ... MORE
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