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Rochester pawn shop owner pleads guilty in scheme, resale of stolen goods

Rochester pawn shop owner pleads guilty in years-long scheme for resale of stolen goods

Rochester pawn shop owner Devin Tribunella pleads guilty in a stolen goods resale scheme. Tribunella reportedly paid drug addicted “boosters” to steal merchandise from retailers that he would later resell. Tribunella owned Dewey Avenue-based business Royal Crown Pawn & Jewelry. Prosecutors say ... MORE
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Flu season mild this year, says expert

Flu season mild this year, says expert

The flu comes around every year, but this season local doctors are seeing a record low number of cases. “Having a normal flu season on top of our current surge would really be quite be devastating for our healthcare system especially as ... MORE
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Strong Hospital imposing new visitor limits beginning Thursday

Strong Memorial Hospital will temporarily revise its visitor policy, beginning Thursday. News 10 NBC reports only one designated visitor will be allowed per patient. The change is in response to the increase in cases of the Omicron variant. Also, cloth masks are ... MORE
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Should I get COVID-19 on purpose? Doctors say this is a bad idea

Dr. Fauci said it is likely most Americans will eventually get COVID-19, which leaves some to wonder- Why not get infected now and gain some natural antibodies? Doctors, however, warn against this course of action. “You don’t know if it is going ... MORE
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Crunch rally for 3-2 OT win over Amerks

The Syracuse Crunch rallied back from a 2-0 deficit to force overtime and defeat the Rochester Americans 3-2 on Wednesday night at the Blue Cross Arena. After a scoreless first period, Amerks forward Jack Quinn opened the scoring with his 18th goal ... MORE
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Sabres reassign defenseman Casey Fitzgerald to Amerks

The Buffalo Sabres made a couple roster moves Wednesday on their day off. The team reassigned forward Brett Murray to the taxi squad and reassigned defenseman Casey Fitzgerald from the taxi squad to the Rochester Americans. Both Murray and Fitzgerald played in ... MORE
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Rochester Red Wings announce 2022 coaching staff

The 2022 Rochester Red Wings coaching staff has been announced and a few familiar faces will be returning. Manager: Matthew LeCroy Hitting Coach: Brian Daubach Pitching Coach: Rafael Chaves Development Coach: Billy McMillon Athletic Trainer: Eric Montague Conditioning Coach: Mike Warren Opening ... MORE
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Amerks forward JJ Peterka returns to practice

Rochester Americans forward JJ Peterka returned to practice Tuesday morning at the Blue Cross Arena. However, he was in a red non-contact jersey. Peterka, 20, entered the AHL’s COVID protocol on January 10. Head Coach Seth Appert said after practice that Peterka ... MORE
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Sabres recall Mattias Samuelsson from Rochester, assign Casey Fitzgerald to taxi squad

The Buffalo Sabres have recalled defensemen Mattias Samuelsson from the Rochester Americans and reassigned defenseman Casey Fitzgerald to the taxi squad, the team announced Monday. The Sabres host the Detroit Red Wings at KeyBank Center at 1 p.m. Head coach Don Granato ... MORE
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W-FL SATURDAY: Clyde-Savannah beats rival Lyons, Dundee-Bradford outlasts Campbell-Savona

Despite the cold temperatures outside, a handful of games across the Wayne-Finger Lakes kept the local fans warm inside the gymnasiums across the region with the action heating up as the season enters mid-January. Check out the scores and statistic reports below ... MORE
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RIT falls to Arizona State, 5-1

RIT freshman forward Carter Wilkie notched a third-period short-handed goal, but it was visiting Arizona State riding a four-goal second period to a 5-1 victory, Saturday at the Gene Polisseni Center. Box score RIT limited Arizona State to a power play goal ... MORE
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Jack Quinn’s hat trick not enough as Amerks fall to Senators in OT

On a night where Jack Quinn recorded his first pro hat trick and the Rochester Americans (19-10-1-1) scored late in the third period to force overtime for the second straight game, it was the Belleville Senators (15-15-0-0) scoring just 34 seconds into ... MORE
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Amerks fall to Senators in shootout

Rookie forward Linus Weissbach delivered the game-tying goal with 1:47 remaining in regulation to force overtime, but the Rochester Americans (19-11-0-1) were unable to fully complete the comeback as they picked up a point in a 4-3 shootout loss to the Belleville ... MORE
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RIT comeback falls short in 2-1 loss to Arizona State

RIT freshman forward Carter Wilkie notched his notched his seventh goal of the season, but it was visiting Arizona State earning a 2-1 victory, Friday night. Box score After a scoreless first period, Arizona State scored twice in a 10-second span to ... MORE
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Amerks forward Sean Malone to miss six weeks after undergoing surgery

Rochester Americans head coach Seth Appert announced on Friday that center Sean Malone has undergone surgery to repair a lower-body injury and will miss approximately six weeks. Malone, 26, has recorded 22 points (nine goals, 13 assists) over 23 games this season ... MORE