WXXINews.org Local Stories

In the WXXI Newsroom

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) New York State has made $3 million available to help people with disabilities get air conditioning. To qualify, households must...
Read more
REDONDO BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Former wrestling star and Rochester area native, Chyna, died of an accidental overdose of a prescription sleeping pill...
Read more
Ralph Lauren has picked Hickey Freeman, which has operations in Rochester, to produce shorts for TEAM USA in the closing ceremonies for the Olympics...
Read more
A settlement has been reached involving Eastman Kodak and some of its current and past employees over a class action lawsuit. The settlement totals $...
Read more
University of Rochester President Joel Seligman is stepping down as co-chair of the Finger Lakes Regional Economic Development Council. That...
Read more
The Rochester City School District is preparing to host Fania Davis, who has become a leading national voice regarding restorative practices. Davis...
Read more
First hour: Tom Golisano in studio Second hour: Restorative practices advocate Fania Davis
Read more
(WXXI News & AP) There's talk about high speed rail again in Upstate New York, but this time in a more limited fashion. Congresswoman Louise...
Read more
We sit down with Tom Golisano to discuss his philanthropy, his legacy, and the work he still hopes to do. Golisano began making significant...
Read more
A coalition of organizations dedicated to attracting, retaining and empowering young professionals is out with a new report. The group RocCity...
Read more