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Royal Car Wash locations in Canandaigua, Victor among those sold to GO Car Wash

Royal Car Wash has been sold. The chain of car washes, which features locations in the Rochester area, as well as Canandaigua and Victor, will come GO Car Wash locations in the near future. The Royal Car Wash brand has been owned ... MORE
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Rochester General Hospital adding beds, greatly expanding emergency department as shortage mounts

Rochester General Hospital is expanding its hospital to enhance emergency room care. The hospital giant will build a structure outside of the emergency department in Rochester to expand care. Hospital officials announced the change on Thursday. Rochester Regional Health Chair of Emergency ... MORE
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Amerks sign forward Mark Jankowski to one-year contract

Rochester Americans General Manager Jason Karmanos announced today that the team has signed forward Mark Jankowski to a one-year American Hockey League contract for the 2021-22 season. Jankowski, 27, comes to the Amerks after spending last season with the Pittsburgh Penguins (NHL), ... MORE
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Rochester ranked as the 4th best city to live in in New York State by U.S. World and News Report

Rochester has been ranked as one of the top 5 best cities to live in in New York State, coming in at number four. The top five are New York City in fifth place, Rochester in fourth, Buffalo in third, Syracuse in ... MORE
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Rochester man damaged home, stole firearm during Ontario County burglary

A Rochester man was arrested on burglary charges after an investigation in Ontario County. Deputies say Joseph Whitney, 41, of Rochester was already at the Ontario County Jail where he was being held on weapons charges – when arrested on additional charges ... MORE
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Pediatricians are preparing for the rollout of vaccines in children ages 5-12; FDA meeting is in two weeks

Pediatricians are anticipating the approval of the Pfizer vaccine for children as soon as the end of the month, and have started to prepare. One pediatrician in Brighton said families with younger children who will be eligible are looking forward to it ... MORE
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Amerks open 2021-22 campaign Sunday afternoon

The Rochester Americans will open the 2021-22 season – their 40th season as the AHL affiliate of the Buffalo Sabres – on Sunday with a 3 p.m. faceoff in Utica. Head coach Seth Appert returns for his second season with the club ... MORE
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RIT’s Kolby Mathews, Carter Wilkie earn weekly Atlantic Hockey honors

RIT junior Kolby Matthews was named the Atlantic Hockey Goaltender of the Week, while freshman forward Carter Wilkie was voted Rookie of the Week. Matthews made 25 saves in Friday’s 4-3 win at Army before totaling a career-high 40 saves to preserve ... MORE
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COVID-19 has entered the courtrooms as families fight to give loved ones one last chance with ivermectin

New York’s latest battle with COVID-19 is now involving the courts, as families sue hospitals in an attempt to save their family members in comas and on ventilators due to the virus. According to the Daily Messenger, there are at least 14 ... MORE
Students are hungry at the University of Rochester as dining services face a staff shortage

University of Rochester dining services face a staff shortage

As staffing shortages continue to plague the hospitality industry, the University of Rochester is finding themselves in trouble. Many students have been given partial refunds for their meal plans worth 20%, and one dining hall on campus is temporarily closed. To help ... MORE
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Driver of a stolen SUV leads Deputies on a chase over the weekend in Penfield

A person was arrested after leading police on a chase over the weekend in Penfield. Around 7 p.m. on Saturday, Monroe County Sheriff’s Office responded to reports of a crash after an SUV crossed into the other lane, hitting another vehicle. The ... MORE
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Another Upstate resident arrested for role on Jan. 6 insurrection at U.S. Capitol, this time a Hilton man

The number of Upstate New York residents involved in the insurrection January 6 at the U.S. Capitol continues to rise, most recently with the arrest of a Hilton resident. Cody Mattice, 28, of Hilton, has been arrested. The government believes he is ... MORE
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Sabres recall defenseman Casey Fitzgerald from Amerks

The Buffalo Sabres have recalled defenseman Casey Fitzgerald from the Rochester Americans, the team announced Monday. Fitzgerald was reassigned to Rochester on Sunday. He tallied an assist and had a plus-2 rating in the Amerks’ 5-2 preseason win over the Syracuse Crunch ... MORE
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RIT skates to 2-2 tie at Army

RIT sophomore goaltender Kolby Matthews made a career-high 40 saves to preserve a 2-2 tie at Army, Saturday, in Atlantic Hockey play. Box score HOW IT HAPPENED RIT scored the lone goal of the first period after freshman forward Carter Wilkie won ... MORE
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Drug bust in Rochester leads to seizure of 34 guns, $148,500 in cash, 6 kilos of cocaine and fentanyl, 26 arrests

Rochester Police report the arrests of 26 people in relation to illegal drugs, guns and cash. The police department spent months investigating these crimes and when searching 28 different locations, they arrested 26 people, confiscated 34 guns, $148,500 in cash, and six ... MORE