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Brighton police, school district investigating 'white student union' Instagram account  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

The Brighton Police Department and the Brighton Central School District are investigating an Instagram account supposedly representing a white student union ...

Mary Chao: What I'm doing to get my kid into a prestigious school  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Perspective on elite college admissions from average middle class Rochester family without connections.

YouTube video made by Brighton High School Student discussed at town board meeting  RochesterFirst

In a YouTube video created last week, Brighton high school sophomore Keniyah Vickers told her followers racism is alive and well inside her school.

Two Rochester schools named to 2018 National Blue Ribbon Schools list  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Each year, the Department of Education ranks the most outstanding schools in the country. Did your child's school make the list?

From Brighton High School to Wakanda: Winston Duke remembers his days in Rochester  13WHAM-TV

Rochester, N.Y. (WHAM)- He's a big star on the big screen, playing the role of M'Baku in the Marvel blockbuster hit Black Panther.But Winston Duke will never ...

Brighton missing teen Keniyah Vickers found  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Keniyah left home voluntarily just before midnight on Wednesday. She was reported missing to police Thursday morning.

Brighton High School students walk out for gun law change  13WHAM-TV

Brighton, N.Y. - There was a show of unity on Wednesday, as students across the country and in our area walked out of schools to demand stricter gun laws.

Brighton students walk out to protest police brutality  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Brighton High School students walked out for the second time in just over a month at 11 a.m. Wednesday.

Brighton student's Youtube video prompts parents to storm town meeting to address race relations  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Teen speaks out to Brighton town board about incident and draws groups of minority parents at meeting.

Black Panther co-star Winston Duke gives a 'shout out' to his Brighton High School foreign language teacher  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

The Black Panther lead and BHS grad. said that a Brighton teacher influenced him to pursue acting.

Cultural exchange brings Israeli teachers to Rochester  WXXI News

Several Israeli teachers are visiting Rochester this week as part of a cultural exchange program sponsored by the Jewish Federation of Greater Rochester.

Brighton Town Supervisor addresses racism: It's everywhere, even in Brighton. Committee to be formed  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Town Supervisor William Moehle said Brighton's inclusion, diversity and equity advisory board needs to be established soon.

Local teens recognized for Laser Lab research  University of Rochester

Two local teens have been designated as Scholars in the prestigious Regeneron Science Talent Search (formerly the Intel Science Talent Search) for research ...

Photos: Wilson Wildcats 46, Brighton Barons 7  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Wilson's Nasir King Jr., right, celebrates with teammate Khajana Smith, left, after King scored on a Brighton fumble recovery that he ran in for a touchdown during ...

US News & World Report 2018 ranking: Rochester-area schools rated  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Pittsford, Brighton and Honeoye Falls-Lima all received top honors in the 2018 U.S. News Best High Schools rankings.

Brighton Police, school officials investigate student's 'offensive' Instagram  WHEC

Just weeks after white supremacist materials were found posted around the Town of Brighton, a separate incident occurred involving Brighton High School...

Brighton Farmers Market gets $1M from state for new permanent location  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

The Brighton Farmers Market is getting a new home.

Brighton High School graduate among stars of "Black Panther" film  WHEC News - 10NBC

A Brighton High School graduate plays a role in one of the year's most-anticipated movies....

Brighton schools support student walkout re: gun violence  13WHAM-TV

Brighton, N.Y. (WHAM) - Students at Brighton High School say they are planning to join a nationwide walk-out in protest of gun violence.The National School ...

Brighton HS principal Tom Hall named best in NY  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Brighton High School'sTom Hall has been named the top high school principal in New York by the School Administrators Association of New York State, the ...

First trailer for new film starring Brighton graduate Winston Duke released  WHEC

The first trailer for the latest horror movie by Get Out director Jordan Peele features a Brighton High School graduate as one of its stars...

High school football: 7 things we have learned in Week 2  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

If Week 1 of the Section V football season was defined by upsets, then Week 2 was about the blowouts as a number of top contenders turned in strong ...

Robin Wilt drops out of race for state Assembly, citing racism in Brighton  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Robin Wilt said she's no longer running because she doesn't want to leave the town of Brighton in racial discord.

Great Harvest Bread Company closes on Park Avenue and in Brighton  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

The two Rochester franchise locations had their origins in Rochester company Montana Mills.

‘Black Panther’ star/Brighton High grad offers limited-edition apparel  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Winston Duke, who got his start in acting at Brighton High School and has gone on to smashing success as M'Baku in the box-office blockbuster Black Panther, ...

Final: Section V high school football scoreboard for Saturday, Sept. 8  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Find out how your favorite Section V football team fared in Week 2.

Racism at suburban schools: In students' own words  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Black students in Monroe County schools talk about being underestimated, the N-word and discussions about slavery.

Brighton CSD warns community after suspicious vehicle approaches students  WHEC

The Brighton Central School District is warning the community about a suspicious incident that occurred while a student was on their way to school...

Brighton High School graduate killed in boating accident  News 10NBC

A recent Brighton High School graduate was killed in a boating accident Thursday night...

AGR: Tourette Syndrome can't sink Brighton swimming phenom Sam Rivera  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Freshman swimming sensation Sam Rivera of Brighton doesn't let Tourette Syndrome sink his dreams, in fact it's his 'secret weapon'

AGR Boys Soccer Team: These are the best players in Section V  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Every year the Democrat and Chronicle and local high school coaches select an all-star team for each high school varsity sport. Below are the fall 2018 picks for ...

Robin Wilt faces questions about campaign manager's criminal past  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

The primary question was whether Wilt knew that her campaign manager, was convicted of mail fraud and identity theft.

Rochester housing market: Median home prices and other data for 5 east-side suburbs  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Fast facts from experts about real estate on the east side.

Katie Smolensky grew up watching Brighton win lacrosse titles, then led the Barons to one  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Katie Smolensky is one of those girls who grew up on Brighton lacrosse and knew what she was getting into when she decided to make it her sport.

Vigil at B'rith Kodesh honors the 'blessings' that Pittsburgh shooting victims were  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

"May his memory be a blessing," a Jewish saying goes. There were 11 candles lit at Temple B'rith Kodesh in Brighton on Sunday night; thousands of mourners ...

U.S. News lists top high schools in the Rochester area  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Five Rochester-area high schools are among the top high schools in New York and the top 500 schools in the country, according to the U.S. News and World ...

More high school students joining national debate over gun control  13WHAM-TV

Rochester, N.Y. (13WHAM) - Dylan Holcomb is a senior at Brighton High School. Like many his age, he's got a lot going on as he nears the end of his high ...

Recent Brighton HS graduate killed in boating accident  13WHAM-TV

Brighton, N.Y. (WHAM) - A Brighton High School graduate was killed Thursday night in a boating accident in Schuyler County.Owen Thomas died in the accident ...

Area students hope to invoke change through conversation  13WHAM-TV

Gates, N.Y. – Some area high school students spent Friday having tough conversations. The 7th annual ROC 2 Change student summit on race brought about ...

Section V football previews: Who will emerge from loaded Class A field?  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Class A may be the most competitive class in Section V this season, with 16 teams vying for the eight playoff spots in sectional playoffs. Last year, the Wilson ...

Brighton Grad Wins at Screen Actors Guild Awards  Spectrum News

Winston Duke graduated from Brighton High School before going on to star in "Black Panther."

Brighton parents protest, say state is shorting schools  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

The Brighton Central School District is warning parents about deep staff and program cuts next year if the state does not address an apparent inequity in its ...

20 New York state schools picked as Blue Ribbon schools; 1 in CNY

There are 349 National Blue Ribbon schools across the country this year.

Police investigate 'N word' graffiti as hate crime at Brighton HS  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Police are conducting a criminal investigation at Brighton High School after the statement, "the n----- should die," was found etched onto the stairway leading into ...

Section V Football: Six games to watch in Week 3  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

The matchups with the most buzz include East High vs. Wilson in the RCAC and a tussle in Class A between Canandaigua at Eastridge.

New members of Brighton hall of fame include inventor, lawyer, philanthropist, scientist and actress  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

If it's May, it must be time to recognize the contributions and careers of outstanding alumni of my alma mater, Brighton High School. Five outstanding achievers in ...

S.F. Giants broadcaster Hank Greenwald, a Brighton grad, dies at age 83  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Mr. Greenwald, a 1953 graduate of Brighton High School, was the longtime voice of the San Francisco Giants.

School board elections, budget votes: What you need to know  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

On Tuesday, suburban residents will vote on whether to approve nearly $1.7 billion in spending on public schools during the 2018-19 school year.

Schools hit snooze button on later start times  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

No suburban Monroe County school has a starting time in line with pediatric standards.

Dear Running: Somewhere Deep Inside We Embrace You  MileSplit

Delia McDade Clay penned a letter to running as she looks to close out her career with Brighton\'s cross country team.

Section V girls lacrosse: Pittsford tries to stay on top; Brighton aims to get back there  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Pittsford girls lacrosse has shown a penchant for playing well in big moments. Will it continue? Can Brighton rise to the top again in deep Class B?

Walkout Wednesday: 17 powerful community quotes about the March 14 student demonstrations  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Students, parents, teachers, administrator all had a lot to say about the March 14 national student walkout. Here are 17 quotes that capture the day.

Andreatta: Parents, killer of slain UR student settle $24M lawsuit with hugs, forgiveness  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Parents of slain UR student Jeffrey Bordeaux Jr. settle their wrongful death lawsuit by hugging and forgiving his killer.

Drumgoole lands first Power 5 offers, eyeing visit to prep school for senior season  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

AGR Basketball player of the year Gerald Drumgoole received an offer from Georgia and is eyeing a move to La Lumiere Prep in Indiana.

Final Section V high school scoreboard: Thursday, May 3  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Section V and Rochester-area high school sports results for Thursday, May 3 and schedule for Friday, May 4.

High school football: 2018 Section V schedule  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

High school football practices begin on Monday. Here's the complete 2018 Section V schedule.

Report: White students have better access to rigorous classes  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

New York's students of color have drastically lesser access to advanced coursework than their white peers, according to a new report, with those in Rochester ...

Final Section V high school scoreboard: Tuesday, May 8  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Section V and Rochester-area high school sports results for Tuesday, May 8 and schedule for Wednesday, May 9.

Photos: Take a look back at East High football through the years  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

As the 2018 football season approaches, we hope you enjoy this look back at some of the memorable players and games in East High football history.

Rochester-area native Kristen Wiig to play villain in next 'Wonder Woman' film  13WHAM-TV

(WHAM) - Actress Kristen Wiig will be playing the villain in the upcoming sequel to Wonder Woman.Patty Jenkins, the director of the first Wonder Woman film and ...

'Crisis doesn't discriminate': Center for Youth opens Owen's House crisis nursery  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

The Center for Youth has opened a second crisis nursery in Rochester to handle urgent childcare needs during family emergencies, the center announced ...

Lack of Teacher Diversity Impacts the Rochester Suburbs  WXXI News

On a recent afternoon, Musette Castle was sifting through a stack of books on her dining room table: The Old Man and the Sea by Hemingway; Dubliners by.

Important to know!!! New school hours in Brighton  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

The Brighton Central School District has new school hours for the 2015-16 year. Be sure to make note of this now - only one more week until school starts, and ...

Whatever Happened to ... the Red Lion?  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

The Red Lion was a downtown restaurant where Rochester's movers and shakers met to eat, drink and frequently hash out business and political deals.

Golden Apple Award: Mrs. Amy Maloy  RochesterFirst

In this week's Golden Apple report, we take you to Brighton High School to meet Mrs. Amy Maloy. As Lia Lando reports, she's working hard both in and out of the ...

AGR Football Team: These are the best players in Section V  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Every year the Democrat and Chronicle and local high school coaches select an all-star team for each high school varsity sport. Below are the fall 2018 picks for ...

Teachers on front line during school tragedies, and that's taking its toll  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

This week, Hilton educators are trying to guide students through mandatory state exams amidst immense grief and trauma after a car crash left one of their ...

Brighton HS principal named NY Principal of the Year  13WHAM-TV

Brighton, N.Y. (WHAM) - The principal of Brighton High School is being recognized as the best in New York state.The School Administrators Association of New ...

Photos: Take a look back at Irondequoit football through the years  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

As the 2018 football season approaches, we hope you enjoy this look back at some of the memorable players and games in Irondequoit football history.

RCSD board responds to distinguished educator Aquino's report  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Ricardo Adams and Amy Maloy have also announced runs for school board.

Three Brothers Wineries to close H.J. Stead restaurant in Geneva  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Chef Samantha Buyskes, who is leaving Three Brothers, is planning a doughnut pop-up at the Brighton Farmers Market.

High school football: 25 questions entering the 2018 Section V football season  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

The Section V football season opens with the third annual Teddi Bowl featuring Victor and Pittsford at 7 p.m. Aug. 30 at St. John Fisher College. As team's ...

Local high school students become ‘Titans of Business’  Monroe County Post

Nearly 100 area high school students competed in the ninth annual Junior Achievement Titan of Business Challenge on May 2 at St. John Fisher College.

Brighton student organizes anti-gun violence march in wake of deadly Florida school shooting  WXXI News

Inspired by the vocal protests of students in South Florida whose high school was the scene of a deadly mass shooting last week, local students are.

Brighton graduate's love of high-end watches pays off in popular website Hodinkee  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

In 2008, Benjamin Clymer, a Brighton High School graduate, and son of Bill and Beryl Clymer, founded Hodinkee, a website devoted to high-end watches from ...

Crisis Nursery to open in memory of Brighton teen Owen Thomas  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Owen's House will provide free emergency child care services from a Rosewood Terrace home. It will be the second Crisis Nursery in Rochester.

A great-grandfather’s gift brings life-saving heart surgery to baby Marley  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Tom Golisano's philanthropy ended up helping someone close to home.

President of Rochester women's rights group announces NYS Assembly run  13WHAM-TV

Brighton, N.Y. (WHAM) - The president of the Rochester chapter of the National Organization for Women (NOW) is running for New York State Assembly office.

Brighton extends school day 30 minutes  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Brighton Central School District said the added 30 minutes to the school day is to increase instructional time from 4.5 hours a day to five hours.

LLE research earns local teens spots in semifinals of prestigious science competition  University of Rochester

Two local teens have been named scholars in the prestigious Regeneron Science Talent Search (formerly the Intel Science Talent Search) for research projects ...

Final Section V high school scoreboard: Friday, May 4  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Section V and Rochester-area high school sports results for Friday, May 4 and schedule for Saturday, May 5.

All-Greater Rochester Spring 2018 Honorable Mention list  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

More than 125 players make up the 2018 All-Greater Rochester spring sports first teams. Here is a list of the student-athletes who made AGR Honorable Mention ...

Brighton's Ernie Clement, Webster Thomas' Logan Harasta picked in MLB Draft  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Brighton graduate Ernie Clement was picked in the fourth round, while Webster Thomas grad Logan Harasta went in the seventh round.

Police: Racist fliers in Brighton, Pittsford don't break law  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

The person who distributed racist fliers in Brighton and Pittsford in September and October has been identified by police. But on Tuesday, police did not reveal ...

Whatever Happened To ... Don & Bob’s?  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Don & Bob's was a beloved restaurant on Monroe Avenue in Brighton that was called an institution and a landmark and known mostly for its ground rounds ...

How millennial trends are driving Rochester businesses  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Crazy Dog T-Shirts and other companies watch trends to help fuel growth.

Three sports, no boundaries for Rene Gangarosa  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Dedication defines Brighton sophomore who excels in three sports.

$2M mansion in Brighton is on market  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

It was the best of both worlds for the Straubing family. Six years ago, they purchased a sprawling brick mansion at 380 Ambassador Drive in Brighton located ...

Coaches Who Care: Brighton's Sean Metz helps kids find their future  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Despite returning one starter, Brighton coach Sean Metz's team won a third straight title but winning isn't the most gratifying thing, he says. It's helping kids ...

10 Rochester connections to Saturday Night Live  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

In the 40 years Saturday Night Live has been on the air, a number of Rochesterians and people with connections to the community have contributed in one way ...

Whatever Happened to ... Rochester's swimmobile?  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

There are still plenty of ways for kids to keep cool in the summer. But the times of the swimmobile coming to a neighborhood are long gone.

RCSD grad rate improves despite inequities  Rochester City Newspaper

The Rochester City School District's graduation rate jumped to 51.9 percent in June 2017, according Wednesday's press release from State Education ...

Brighton teen posts unique Instagram bike photos  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

There's a sense of freedom 16-year-old Max Glaser feels while riding a bike that he can't find anywhere else. "It's just you, speed, gravity and luck," he says.

Congratulations to the Class of 2017!  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Within the past week or two, during graduation ceremonies, local high school seniors and their loved ones celebrated the passage from one life stage to another.

High school musical season has begun on the east side  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

High school musical season has officially begun, a time when winter winds down, spring slowly emerges and families across Monroe County fill auditoriums to ...

Fall 2018 High School All-America Teams announced (Boys)

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (Via United Soccer Coaches) – United Soccer Coaches announced on Monday the association's High School Boys and Girls All-America ...

Brighton bowler Cameron Hurwitz rolls on after bone marrow transplant  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

When you think of tough athletes, football and hockey players quickly come to mind. But a bowler? Someone who learned that with determination and the love of ...

Brighton Barons solidify playoff position, say don't call this a comeback  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Last season's Section V Class A runner-ups show they haven't sunk back to past woes, rout Canandaigua 34-7.

The Big Picture: A look back at 2018 in photos  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Our photographers took some amazing shots in 2018. Take a look at a selection of their favorites.

'Black Panther' actor from Upstate NY to play MMA fighter Kimbo Slice in movie

"Black Panther" star Winston Duke, right, will play Kimbo Slice in a movie about the MMA fighter's life.(Getty Images). 0. By Geoff Herbert | gherbert@syracuse.

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