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Prescription drug costs are driving up bills, debt for struggling patients

Bills pile up for some patients as costs for prescription drugs continue to rise
The climbing costs of prescription drugs is catching the attention of President Trump. He held a meeting this week to hear directly from people who are impacted. Many people say they now have to choose ... more
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Sheriff: Duo sold heroin, crack cocaine, and marijuana in Ontario Co.

Ontario County Sheriff Kevin Henderson reports the arrest of two Rochester residents on felony drug charges after the pair sold multiple drugs to an individual in Farmington earlier this week. Ricardo Pena, 21, and Keith ... more
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THE DEBRIEF: Early-voting, banning mugshots, and the future of local municipalities (podcast)

THE DEBRIEF: Early-voting, the LLC loophole, and banning mugshots (podcast)
This week on The Debrief Podcast a number of state measures, that have either been proposed or signed into law are discussed. Josh Durso and Jackie Augustine look at the biggest issues that lie ahead ... more
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Walworth man charged with DWI after violent, rollover crash in Penfield

Walworth man charged with DWI after violent, rollover crash in Penfield
Deputies say a Walworth man was arrested after a rollover crash in Penfield on Wednesday a little before the clock struck midnight. Michael Celso, 41, was driving on Penfield Road near Salt Road when his ... more
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MRB Group adds new member to IT team

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At MRB Group, growing demands for engineering and architectural services in the Central New York area have resulted in a rapidly expanding professional team. Meeting clients’ needs requires supporting those team members with the latest ... more
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Deputies: Bloomfield crash leads to DWI charge for Rochester driver

Felony DWI arrest in Canandaigua after one-car crash
Deputies report the arrest of a 47-year-old Rochester man following a one-car property damage accident in Bloomfield. On Sunday around 10:27 p.m. deputies were called to Woolston Road for a one-car crash. Todd A. Wiater, ... more
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Government shutdown having an impact on local FoodLink operation

Government shutdown having an impact on local FoodLink operation
Foodlink and several local organizations on Tuesday gathered to discuss the government shutdown’s impact on the emergency food system, and affirmed their commitment to respond to a rising need in the weeks and months ahead ... more
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Counties call for hearing on tax cap in New York

Counties call for hearing on tax cap in New York
As the state Senate this week takes up a bill that would make the state’s cap on property tax increases a permanent one, the New York State Association of Counties is calling hearings on the ... more
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FLX wine region in heady company again

FLX wine region in heady company again
Acclaim for the Finger Lakes wine region keeps rolling in. On the heels of last year’s win as Best Wine Region in national polling by USA Today, the region has come in second on VinePair’s ... more
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Volunteer dog walkers help during snowstorm at Lollypop Farm

Volunteer dog walkers help during snowstorm at Lollypop Farm
Dutch was decidedly not excited about the frigid weather on Sunday. An older dog with a brindle coat and a patch of white on her chest, she headed outside the door of Lollypop Farm with ... more
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Another TV newscaster says similar slur to Jeremy Kappell, apologizes, won’t be fired

Another TV newscaster says similar slur to Jeremy Kappell, apologizes, won’t be fired
A St. Louis newscaster has apologized for what he called an unintentional racial slur while referencing Martin Luther King Jr., nearly two weeks after the same phrase cost another broadcaster his job. KTVI-TV’s Kevin Steincross ... more
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THE DEBRIEF: Albany puts pinch on small communities, and reviewing legislative proposals (podcast)

THE DEBRIEF: Albany puts pinch on small communities, and reviewing legislative proposals (podcast)
Josh Durso and Ted Baker discuss the latest news in the Finger Lakes - including a number of budget proposals at the state-level, which would have serious impact on local communities. Here are the headlines ... more
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Palmyra resident, Monroe Co. employee killed in tragic wreck involving tractor-trailer in Rochester

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Two people were killed in a crash that involved a tractor-trailer, a car, and workers inside a sewer in Rochester on Friday. The crash happened around 8:50 a.m. at Route 104 and Hudson Avenue. Traffic ... more
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INSIDE THE FLX: Discussing the latest on flu season in the Finger Lakes (podcast)

INSIDE THE FLX: Discussing the latest on flu season in the Finger Lakes (podcast)
The holidays are over, and winter hasn't really felt like one - but flu season is in full-swing. According to Dr. Elizabeth Osborn, of Lifecare Medical Associates and Finger Lakes Health - the season is ... more
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Harassment, possession charges filed after del Lago incident

Harassment, possession charges filed after del Lago incident
Deputies report the arrest of a 39-year-old Rochester man following an incident in Seneca County. Beau Warren, 39, of Rochester was charged with harassment and criminal possession of a controlled substance after a physical altercation ... more
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UR Warner School to host event to help people explore careers in teaching

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The Warner School of Education will host “Why Teach?,” an event for individuals considering a career in teaching and the education job market from 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday, February 2, in LeChase Hall. Participants ... more
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Deputies: Man was shooting up in Eastview parking lot with 2-year-old in car

Deputies: Man arrested after being banned from del Lago
Deputies say a 26-year-old Rochester man was arrested at Eastview Mall on drug charges after a brief investigation. On Sunday at approximately 6:36 p.m. deputies responded to one of the main entrances of the Eastview ... more
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SUNDAY CONVERSATION: Bringing solar to rural parts of the Finger Lakes

SUNDAY CONVERSATION: Bringing solar to rural parts of the Finger Lakes
What kind of benefit can solar have in the Finger Lakes? That is one of the questions discussed in this week's Sunday Conversation. In 2014, Governor Andrew Cuomo invested a billion dollars to see a ... more
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Section V Basketball releases championship weekend details; Boys finals remain in the Big House

Section V Basketball releases championship weekend details; Boys finals remain in the Big House
Section V boys basketball tournament games at "The Big House" have been happening for decades, and indications are that games will remain inside Blue Cross Arena at the Rochester Community War Memorial for the next ... more
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Deputies: Man sold crack cocaine in Victor, arrested on felony charges

Deputy charged with criminal trespass in Steuben County, Sheriff Allard says full-investigation underway
Deputies say a 25-year-old Rochester man was arrested in Ontario County on felony drug charges following an investigation into the sale of crack cocaine earlier this month. On January 4th, Ronnie Love, 25, of Rochester ... more
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LOCATE Finger Lakes releases update to Board of Directors

Locate Finger Lakes to host CEO roundtable for aspiring entrepreneurs on Jan. 31st
LOCATE Finger Lakes, the economic development initiative designed to enhance collaboration, promote business enterprise, and provide focus on the economic future of the Finger Lakes region, today announced the current membership of its Board of ... more
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