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Hillside Work-Scholarship Connection Expands
The Rochester-based Hillside Work-Scholarship Connection is expanding to another school district, this one located in Rome in Central New York. The...
Plastic Pollutants Found Throughout Great Lakes Food Chain
Scientists have been spending the summer studying the impact of micro-plastic pollution in the Great Lakes. Sherri Mason, professor of Chemistry and...
A Contest To Spur Research On Independent Power Grids
(AP) New York state will hold a $40 million competition designed to spur research and development of independent power grids that would allow local...
Darlene Miller Seeks To Become 1st Woman President Of The Seneca Indian Nation
SALAMANCA, N.Y. (AP) A Seneca Nation Council member is running to become the first female president of the western New York tribe. Darlene Miller...
Amish Community To Help Neighbors Who Took Care Of Kidnapped Girls
RICHVILLE, N.Y. (AP) The Amish are famous for their barn raisings, when an entire community turns out to help a neighbor. In northern New York,...
Red Wings & Twins Extend Affiliation Agreement
The Rochester Red Wings and the Minnesota Twins have announced a two-year extension of their affiliation. The agreement calls for that relationship...
Quake Could Have Been Worse for Napa Valley Wineries, says New York Wine Foundation President
The head of the New York Wine and Grape Foundation says the loss from Sunday's earthquake could have been much worse for many Northern California...
Connections: Police Responses to Violent Situations
In this hour, we discuss police, tactics, and what constitutes an appropriate response to violent situations. In the wake of Ferguson, many Americans...
Connections: Can Obese People Find Love?
In this hour, we welcome NPR contributor Sarah Varney. Her new book is called XL Love, and in it, she writes about the challenges faced by obese...
Pediatrican Group Calls For Later School Start Time
The organization representing pediatricians around the country has a suggestion for schools: start classes later for kids in middle and high schools...
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