Teachers in the Rochester School District are suing New York State over their evaluations. Teachers claim the state doesn't take poverty into consideration when grading them. This lawsuit was filed Monday in New York State Supreme Court in Albany. Teachers in urban and rural areas say there are too many things out of their control. Matt Lavonas has taught fourth
If Henrietta doesn't want a casino, Gates wants the Seneca Nation to take a chance on the Rochester Tech Park. Since 2012, Town Supervisor Mark Assini has said it is perfect. "It was built to house and park thousands of cars and thousands of employees," said Mark Assini, (R) Gates Town Supervisor. It was also built right off the highway.
Rochester Police are investigating the shooting death of a man on the city's northeast side. It happened around 2:45 p.m. Police say they received a call for an unresponsive man inside a home on Grafton Street, just off of Portland Avenue. When police arrived, they found a man shot. He was taken to Strong Hospital where he was pronounced dead.
Special Education teacher Ashli Skura Dreher talks with Kevin Doran about nominations for the 2015 NYS Teacher of the Year Award. The New York State Board of Regents announced that Ashli Skura Dreher, a high school special education teacher at the Lewiston-Porter Central School District in Youngstown, NY, has been named the 2014 New York State Teacher of the Year.
Two Brockport students are accused of forcing a puppy to drink beer. Now both are charged with torturing and injuring animals. A picture of the incident was sent through Twitter and went viral on the @SUNYPartyStory account. Many people did not think it was funny and a concerned citizen called police. "[I was] surprised mostly that someone did this, took