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Jeff & Joan Beal Will Donate $2 Million To The Eastman School Of Music
Emmy-winning composer Jeff Beal and vocalist Joan Beal have committed to donating $2 million to the Eastman School of Music, which is their alma...
Brighton Students Return To School For A Longer Day
The extended school day is often used as a tool in under-performing schools. It includes more instruction time, and also social support for students...
Parents Prepare Kids' Immune Systems For School
With school starting and new state requirements on vaccinations, parents are catching up to get their children’s immune systems ready for school. The...
Hunger on the Rise in Rochester Region
A new study by a national network of food banks shows that more children and adults are struggling with hunger in the Rochester region. The study...
Small Business Jobs Index Off Slightly Compared To Last Year
The latest monthly Paychex |HIS Small Business Jobs Index shows that the numbers have declined a bit compared to this time last year. But Paychex CEO...
Opt Out Letter Circulates
School administrators are closely watching a letter campaign that’s taking place in the days before school starts that could lead to even more...
New York State Establishing 3D Printing Center at RIT
The state is awarding RIT nearly a million dollars to establish a a New York State Center for Advance Technology in Additive Manufacturing and...
Coming Up On NTK: The Microbeads Impact & How ROC Businesses Are Responding & More
Watch Need to Know with host Hélène Biandudi Hofer Thursdays at 8pm on WXXI-TV, Channel 21.1 and Cable 11 or 1221.
WATCH: Rochester Musician Joe Beard Opens Up About Friend & Blues Legend Son House
His is a sound and a style that influenced some of the greatest names in music - Muddy waters, Robert Johnson, Bonnie Raitt, Mick Jagger and the list...
Cuomo & Other Top Officials To Travel To Puerto Rico On Island's Economic Crisis
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A group of New York public officials led by Gov. Andrew Cuomo is scheduled to travel to Puerto Rico for meetings on the island's...
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