Monthly Archives: February 2018

  • Rapper Randy Ross from jail: 'Whatever happened to the First Amendment?'

    Rapper Randy Ross from jail: 'Whatever happened to the First Amendment?' Randy Ross stands accused of making “a terroristic threat.” The only things he's guilty of are making offensive music and executing a bad idea.            Source: Rochester New York Latest News Rapper Randy Ross from jail:…

  • Media center teaching women how to edit the internet

    Media center teaching women how to edit the internet BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) — Caitlin Coder logs onto Wikipedia and works on editing a page about a female artist. “It’s overwhelming at first when you learn it [HTML],” said Coder, the event coordinator for the Edit-A-Thon, the annual event at Squeaky Wheel,…

  • City man charged with witness tampering

    City man charged with witness tampering WATERTOWN — City police have charged a Metro-Jefferson Public Safety Building inmate with fourth-degree tampering with a witness and second-degree criminal contempt following an incident last week.Nicholas W. McKnight, 25, is accused of writing Julie Peterson a letter asking her not to testify…

  • Cohoes, RPI work together on cutting-edge mural

    Cohoes, RPI work together on cutting-edge mural COHOES – The blank side of a three-story brick building at 289 Ontario St. will be the canvas for a mural capturing the city’s history and character with an augmented reality overlay to provide a modern twist. A person with a smart…

  • Erie County seeing increasing suicide rate

    Erie County seeing increasing suicide rate BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) — It’s a packed room in the back of Crisis Services where Jessica Pirro is talking to the Suicide Coalition. “Stigma from mental health is a huge piece that prevents people from getting help and potentially leads to death,” said Pirro,…

  • Hope Hicks to resign as White House communications director

    Hope Hicks to resign as White House communications director Hope Hicks, the White House communications director and one of President Donald Trump’s longest-serving advisers, said Wednesday that she was resigning.Hicks, 29, a former model who joined Trump’s 2016 presidential campaign without any experience in politics, became known as one…

  • Trump says take guns first and worry about 'due process second' in White House gun meeting

    Trump says take guns first and worry about 'due process second' in White House gun meeting The president stunned some gun-rights supporters by advocating the taking of guns from dangerous people without due process            Source: Rochester New York Latest News Trump says take guns first and…

  • Margaret Butler Bunce

    Margaret Butler Bunce Margaret Butler Bunce passed away on January 20, 2018 at “Golden Times” in Surprise Arizona. She was born June 23, 1922 in Watertown, New York. She was predeceased by her husband Robert J. Thornhill and her second husband Donald P. Bunce and her sister Mary E.…

  • Robert H. Berkman

    Robert H. Berkman All services for Robert H. Berkman of 37853 NY State Route 180 LaFargeville will be in the spring. Mr. Berkman died at the Samaritan Medical Center on February 26, 2018. He was 76. He was born in Watertown, New York on June 17, 1941 the son…

  • Linda M. Dashnaw

    Linda M. Dashnaw Linda M. Dashnaw, 69, passed away peacefully on Monday, February 26th 2018 in Rochester, NY surrounded by her family and loved ones. She is survived by her husband of 50 years, Raymond J. Dashnaw; their daughter Heather-Rae Kennedy and her husband Steven of Rochester, NY; her…