The Society for the Protection and Care of Children has been awarded the Healthy Families New York contract to serve the County of Monroe. Funded by the state Office of Children and Family Services (OCFS) and the Maternal, Infant and ...Read More »
Flower City Habitat for Humanity has launched an initiative aimed at eliminating Rochester’s growing zombie home issue. FCHH will team with the City of Rochester on its Vacant and Abandoned Homes pilot program, a partnership that has allowed the not-for-profit ...Read More »
One hundred local business and community leaders, dignitaries, funders and a half dozen children were on hand Monday for the ceremonial groundbreaking of the YMCA of Greater Rochester’s new Pittsford facility. “Woohoo, we made it,” cheered George Romell, YMCA president ...
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A light breakfast was accompanied by heavy stories on Tuesday, as Causewave Community Partners held its annual breakfast celebration, honoring three individuals and three organizations who have made a difference in Greater Rochester. This year’s honorees include: Myers Creative Imaging, ...
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The need for crisis housing is so widespread in Rochester that in the week before Owen’s House officially opened children were sleeping in four of the home’s beds. “We had four little ones whose mom was homeless and we were ...Read More »
Academy and Golden Globe Award-winning actress and advocate Marlee Matlin will speak at the 10th annual East House Hope & Recovery Luncheon this fall. The celebration is an initiative to highlight the efforts of those living with mental health and ...Read More »
Next month, the Strong National Museum of Play will open Rockets, Robots and Ray Guns, a popular exhibit that will remain on view through Sept. 3 Back by popular demand, the original exhibit explores the ways science-fiction books, toys, movies ...Read More »
Dresden Engle requires two things of her public relations clients: “They have to be ethical, and I need to have a direct line to the CEO.” Another way to say it might be that things need to be real. And ...Read More »
Four iconic video games have been inducted to the Strong’s World Video Game Hall of Fame. John Madden Football, Tomb Raider, Spacewar! and Final Fantasy VII have been chosen from a field of 12 finalists that also included Asteroids, Call ...Read More »
The Rochester Women’s Network has named five local finalists for its 32nd annual Women Inspiring Women Award. This year’s recipient will be announced at the “W” Award Celebration May 15. “W” Award honorees are women who have “worked tirelessly, and ...Read More »
Bicyclists began training this week for the upcoming Manning & Napier Tour de Cure, the American Diabetes Association’s largest fundraising event. Outdoor group training rides kicked off Wednesday at Towpath Bike Shop and will continue on Saturday at Pittsford’s Park ...Read More »