Community

Closing the gap

By Lainey Porter The United States wastes 108 billion pounds of food each year. According to Feeding America, this equates to 130 billion meals wasted. In a nation with this degree of food waste it could be assumed the food insecurity levels… Read More ›

Monroe County helps Ukraine

A community that is an ocean away from war is pulling together to send necessary medical aid to Ukraine. The Ukrainian community in Rochester has been working countless hours a week to get donations over to the war-stricken country. RocMaidan… Read More ›

A Passion for the Press

By Jason Haselkorn Sarah Killip’s passion for writing started at a very young age. When she was little, Killip would go around the neighborhood and gather her friends to create scripts and act out movies. It was that passion for… Read More ›

Bunny business

When Kristin LaBar first saw two-year-old Tater Tot in a cage at the SPCA, she fell in love. She fell in love with his big feet, his button nose and his floppy ears.  “He was my bud, my best friend,… Read More ›

The Flower in Flower City

There is a community in New York that is growing in more ways than one. The plant community in Western New York is a large society of people whose education, hobbies, and careers revolve around botanicals, gardening, trees, weeds—basically if… Read More ›

Clinging to hope

Many Ukrainian-Americans living in Rochester are worried about their relatives and are uniting with people around the globe to help the nearly three and a half million Ukrainians who have been forced to flee from their homeland as the war… Read More ›

 Trudging through

By Jovani Figueroa Icy sidewalks, huge snow banks, and constant darkness are all regular occurrences in a Western New York winter. People already have a difficult time dealing with the constant harsh winter weather. But these minor inconveniences for some… Read More ›