Urban Agriculture Takes Root in Rochester

WXXI's Rachel Ward reports on a coalition of urban agriculture advocates hoping to find a new way to deal with hunger in Rochester neighborhoods. 


President Obama Coming to Buffalo

The President will deliver a speech next Thursday as part of his Main Street economic tour.


Joe Bruno Sentenced to two Years in Prison

The former NY State Senate leader was sentenced late Thursday for his conviction on fraud charges.


Upstate NY and the Innovation Economy

Fri, 05/07/2010 - 8:30pm - 9:00pm

This week WXXI News Director Julie Philipp interviews former chief economist for BusinessWeek Michael Mandel and Assemblyman Joe Morelle.

City Council President on Downtown Development

Rochester City Council President Lovely Warren joined Bob Smith to discuss transit terminal plans and downtown development.

Paterson Plans to Furlough State Workers

Governor David Paterson says he will furlough 100,000 state workers one day a week because of the state's financial crisis.


Paterson Proposes Immigration Policy Challenge

Governor David Paterson says he's creating a new panel to review the cases of immigrants facing deportation because of previous criminal convictions.


Fuel Cells and Big Rigs

Fuel cell technology could bring benefits to tractor trailers even when they're not on the road.


Watch & Read the State of the City Address

Mayor Robert Duffy spent most of his annual address talking about his proposed plan to take over control of schools.

Signs of Spring at Highland Park


WXXI Videographer Marty Kaufman captured these signs of spring in Highland Park as part of a piece that aired on Need to Know.

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