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Where to find 2019 Independence Day fireworks celebrations  13WHAM-TV

(WHAM) - Communities around the Rochester area are celebrating Independence Day with fireworks and other celebrations. All celebrations listed will take ...

All-Greater Rochester Spring 2019 Honorable Mention list  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

A list of Section V student-athletes who made AGR Honorable Mention for spring 2019 sports.

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 ...

Whooping cough case confirmed at Brighton High School  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Officials at Brighton High School announced a confirmed case of pertussis. Parents were notified by email Friday afternoon that a ninth-grade student had ...

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?

Brighton schools: Videos made by student contained 'horrid, hateful speech'  13WHAM-TV

Brighton, N. Y. – The Brighton Central School District says it is addressing offensive videos reportedly created by a student. "I can simply tell you that the school ...

Brockport, Brighton try again for school budget approval  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Brighton has reduced its budget to stay beneath the tax cap, while Brockport is presenting the same budget for another vote.

No prom date? No problem. Brighton teen creates unique outfit to serve as his date.  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Wyatt Cheatle of Brighton High School attended prom as his own double date by creating a his-and-her dress with suit to match.

Brighton Schools Propose 5% Tax Increase  Spectrum News

Brighton taxpayers can vote on the new budget on the 21st at Brighton High School.

A day after Notre Dame fire, Brighton High School students head to Paris  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Miya Libman had been preparing and looking forward to her high school trip to Paris for months when she saw the devastation of the Notre Dame cathedral on ...

Case of whooping cough at Brighton High School  13WHAM-TV

Brighton, N. Y. – The Brighton Central School District is alerting parents after a case of whooping cough was reported at the district high school. In a letter to ...

'U.S. News' Best High Schools rankings: See how your school ranked  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Seven local high schools cracked the top 100 best high schools in the state this week.

What's on your school district ballot?  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Residents in the Rochester-area suburbs will vote Tuesday on their school districts' annual spending plans and candidates for board of education. Only one ...

Brighton, Brockport schools budgets pass on second try  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

The Brighton and Brockport school districts Tuesday both averted state-mandated austerity budgets for 2019-20 as their respective voters approved spending ...

How cool is this? 2014 AGR baseball stars are now teammates in minor leagues  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

BINGHAMTON — Two of the top baseball talents to come out of the Rochester area in recent years stood just feet apart on the NYSEG Stadium infield on a ...

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 High School Student discusses YouTube video regarding racism 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.

Brighton district says it is $8M short, asks voters to override New York property tax cap  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

The Brighton Central School District is asking residents to override the state property tax cap in its annual spending plan, saying state funding levels have left it ...

Brighton Central School District proposes nearly 5% school tax increase  WHEC

If you live in the town of Brighton, did you take a close look at the budget newsletter that came in the mail?

High school scores for Monday, May 6: Find out how your favorite Section V team fared  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Section V high school sports results for Monday, May 6 and schedule for May 7.

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.

High school scores for Thursday, April 18: Find out how your favorite Section V team did  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Results from around Section V including lacrosse, baseball and softball.

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 ...

Leading “Black Panther” actor Winston Duke is graduate of Brighton High School  13WHAM-TV

Brighton, N.Y. (WHAM) - From a small, tightknit community to the big screen - one of the leading actors in the much-anticipated film “Black Panther” has ties to ...

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.

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.

No prom date? No problem. Teen's unique outfit lets him become his own date

Wyatt Cheatle of Brighton High School attended prom as his own date. It's "easier than finding out who's going with who, or who's not going," he said.

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...

Western New York Schools 2019 - Buffalo Business First  Buffalo Business First

There is a familiar feel to Business First's 2019 academic rankings of public high schools in the Rochester Area, which are being released this morning.

Students in Speech and Debate team win first place at annual invitational  RochesterFirst

Students in the Speech and Debate team at Brighton High School won first place at the school's annual invitational on December 1.

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 ...

Brighton High School students plan to walk out  WHEC

News10NBC has learned some students at Brighton High School are planning to walk out today...

30 best high schools in the Rochester, NY area: See 2019 rankings

See graduation rates and college readiness scores for the best high schools in the Rochester area.

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.

High school scores for Tuesday, May 7: Find out how your favorite Section V team fared  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Section V high school sports results for Tuesday, May 7 and schedule for May 8.

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...

100 best high schools in NY: Which made the grade in Upstate NY?

U.S. News & World Report has released its 2019 rankings.

Brighton CSD proposing to raise NYS property tax cap for budget  WHEC

There's a balancing act happening in the Brighton Central School District right now...

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 killed in boating accident  News 10NBC

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

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...

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.

$4,000 for school trips? How families can bring the conversation back to reality  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Budgeting tips and tricks to save for those school trips for your kids.

High school scores for Friday, May 17: Find out how your favorite Section V team fared  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Section V high school sports results for Friday, May 17 and schedule for May 18.

High school scores for Wednesday, April 10: Find out how your favorite Section V team did  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Email: Section V coaches or team representatives are asked to report results ASAP after games by emailing Please submit ...

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 ...

Local teen wins award in national science competition  Monroe County Post

A local teen was designated as a scholar in the prestigious Regeneron Science Talent Search — formerly the Intel Science Talent Search — for research ...

Brockport and Brighton try again on school budgets  13WHAM-TV

Voters in the Brockport and Brighton school districts on Tuesday will vote again on their budget proposals. In Brockport, voters last month rejected the district's ...

Section V scores for Thursday, May 23: See how your favorite team fared  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Section V lacrosse, baseball, golf, tennis and softball scores for Thursday, May 23 plus Friday's schedule.

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."

High school scores for Wednesday, May 8: Find out how your favorite Section V team fared  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Section V scores for lacrosse, baseball, softball, golf and tennis.

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 ...

In Brighton, Baron Culture Starts Young  Spectrum News

Game is Brighton (2-4) at Hilton (5-1); LIVE on Spectrum News with coverage starting at 7 p.m.; Hilton lost their opener against Fairport then went on to win five ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Gear up, high school seniors. May 1 is National College Decision Day  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

The deadline for students to choose a college is May 1, what you need to know about class of 2019.

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.

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.

Check out the new eateries at renovated Rochester airport  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Flight Deck and On the ROCs now open; Joe's Brooklyn Pizza in Brighton offers buy-one-get-one-free in certain hours.

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 ...

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'

LOCKPORT LORE: Gulf School reminiscing, continued | Community  Lockport Union-Sun & Journal

AUTHOR'S NOTE: This is a continuation of last week's article based on the remembrances of Florence Lamont Judd.

Section V scores for Wednesday, May 22: See how your favorite team fared  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Section V lacrosse, baseball and tennis scores for Wednesday, May 22 plus Thursday's schedule.

Brighton High School honors recent grad killed in boating accident  13WHAM-TV

Brighton, N.Y. - Family, friends and former classmates were expected to be part of a candlelight vigil at Brighton High School Sunday night.The vigil honored ...

Reports: Woman 'infatuated' by Columbine shooting found dead after manhunt  USA TODAY

Police said the woman, Sol Pais, 18, traveled from Miami to Colorado and bought a pump-action shotgun and ammunition.

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 ...

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 ...

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.

Adam Interviews special: Poverty in Rochester  RochesterFirst

Wednesday, News 8 worked to put a focus on one of the biggest problems facing Rochester residents: poverty.

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.

‘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, ...

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 ...

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.

Nazareth College President Daan Braveman announces retirement  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Nazareth College President Daan Braveman will step down in June 2020 after 15 years leading the college, the school announced Thursday. "This was an ...

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.

Brighton native making strong case for full-time lax job at Cornell

Brighton High School has produced two head coaches in the quarterfinals of this year's NCAA Lacrosse Tournament.

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.

Ellie Mooney is on the money as Pittsford girls lacrosse defeats R-H in fourth overtime  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

The last time Rush-Henrietta defeated Pittsford in girls lacrosse was 2010, but for most of Wednesday's Class A title game it appeared the Royal Comets were on ...

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 ...

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.

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.

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.

Local students among 'Young Women of Distinction' finalists  The Livingston County News

Three local students are among 20 finalists for The Women's Council's Young Women of Distinction award, given annually to four female students who have ...

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 ...

Section V girls lacrosse: Four things to watch in the state semifinals  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Pittsford, Canandaigua, Honeoye Falls-Lima and Palmyra-Macedon all have imposing foes in the state tournament semifinals.

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.

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.

RCSD primary election: Here's where the 10 candidates stand  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Three incumbents and seven challengers are seeking four seats on the Rochester school board in a particularly momentous primary election.

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: 5 storylines for the Section V Tournament  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Is this the year Spencerport breaks through? Can Fairport re-group. These storylines and more.

One year after Parkland school shooting, local student continues to fight for change  13WHAM-TV

BRIGHTON, N. Y. (WHAM) - In Parkland, Florida, Thursday was a day of tributes to the 17 people killed one year ago. Since the shooting at Marjory Stoneman ...

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.

Brighton Police widen search for hate crime suspect  13WHAM-TV

Brighton, N.Y. - Brighton Police Chief Mark Henderson says in his mind this was a hate crime.He said whoever etched a racially motivated, offensive message in ...

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 ...

Seen On Air | Rochester New York  Spectrum News

Did you see an important story on Spectrum News that told you to visit us online? Here's where you'll find links containing important websites, phone numbers ...

Alice B. Wilson Literary Awards Contest winners honored  Monroe County Post

The Brighton Memorial Library Alice B. Wilson Literary Awards Contest winners were honored at an awards ceremony and reception May 2 in the Friends of ...

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.

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