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Teen seriously injured after falling through roof of Penfield middle school  RochesterFirst

PENFIELD, N.Y. (WROC) — A 2019 Penfield High School graduate was seriously injured after falling through the roof of Bay Trail Middle School in Penfield ...

Friends of man who fell through skylight hoping for speedy recovery  RochesterFirst

PENFIELD, NY (WROC-TV) Two former Penfield High School Students went up to the roof of Bay Trail Middle School earlier this week, that's when things took a ...

Teen falls through roof of Penfield school, suffers serious injuries  13WHAM-TV

Penfield, N. Y. - Monroe County Sheriff's deputies said a teenager was seriously injured early Thursday after falling through the roof of a Penfield school.

Penfield High School releases 2019 graduates - News  Monroe County Post

The Penfield High School class of 2019 includes Spencer D. Abbott; MaryJane R. Acquilano; Jacob D. Alberti; Christian C. Allen; Isabel S. Allen, National Honor ...

Speed a factor in crash that left Penfield teen with 'life-threatening' injuries, another hurt  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

The crash occurred on Dublin Road, near Whalen Road, in Penfield just before 2 a.m. Monday.

Deputy temporarily assigned to Penfield High School after March investigation  WHEC

May 01, 2019 08:19 AM. PENFIELD, N.Y. (WHEC) — The Monroe County Sheriff's Office is taking extra security precautions in response to what they are calling ...

Deputy assigned to Penfield High School after reports of a verbal threat  13WHAM-TV

Penfield, N. Y. – A Monroe County Sheriff's deputy will be on patrol at Penfield High School until further notice after multiple reports of a verbal threat made by a ...

Deputies: Threat 'not credible' at Penfield High School  WHEC

A threat at the Penfield High School was deemed no credible Thursday...

Penfield High School is going greener  WHEC

February 08, 2019 07:34 PM. PENFIELD, N.Y. (WHEC) -- A local high school is going greener! The Penfield High School Environmental Club and school ...

Penfield High School recognizes grades 9-11 students - News  Monroe County Post

Penfield High School recognized grades nine through 11 students at the honors convocation.College and University AwardsBowdoin Book Award: Jessica ...

Penfield High School announces second quarter honor rolls

Penfield High School recently announced the students named to hits high honor and honor rolls for the second quarter of the 2018-19 academic year.

Webster woman ticketed for car accident near Penfield High School  13WHAM-TV

Penfield, N. Y. (WHAM) - An 88-year-old man is battling serious injuries after he was struck by a vehicle in Penfield last week. Monroe County Sheriff's Office ...

Man struck in front of Penfield High School earlier this month dies  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Richard Menga, 88, died after being struck by a vehicle on Five Mile Line Road.

Penfield High School releases honor rolls - News  Monroe County Post

Penfield High School announced the students named to its high honor and honor rolls for the first quarter of the 2018-19 academic year.Seniors named to the ...

Penfield senior wins new car from Ide Honda  WHEC

June 11, 2019 10:26 PM. ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WHEC) -- A local high school senior has a new pair of wheels to get to college this fall, thanks to the Ide Family of ...

Penfield High School announces 3rd-quarter honor rolls  Monroe County Post

Penfield High School announced the students named to the high honor and honor rolls for the third quarter of the 2018-19 academic year.Twelfth-graders ...

Court docs: Penfield HS teacher got student drunk, had sex  13WHAM-TV

Penfield, N.Y. (WHAM) - A teacher at Penfield High School was arrested by State Police on Tuesday after an investigation into a relationship with a student.

Penfield High School dance team to hold dance showcase  Monroe County Post

The Penfield High School dance team will hold their 14th Annual Dance Showcase from 7 to 9 p.m. on Jan. 19 on the auditorium stage at Penfield High School, ...

Top-ranked Bishop Kearney defeats Penfield in Section V girls basketball clash  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

It seemed accepted that Bishop Kearney had the best high school girls basketball team in Section V, even before the season started. This has turned out to be ...

'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.

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.

Deputies identify 88-year-old pedestrian struck in Penfield  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Richard Menga remains hospitalized and is in guarded condition after being struck by a vehicle near Penfield High School, deputies said.

Penfield High School students, staff coping with suicide  13WHAM-TV

Penfield, N.Y. - Four days after learning another classmate died by suicide, students at Penfield High School got the chance to speak while school leaders ...

Empire Digital Signs (Rochester, NY) has Designed Systems to Address the Issue of High Schools Running Out of Space for Their Wall of Fame Plaques, While Giving Their Hallways a Digital Upgrade  ThomasNet News

Imagine that in high school you held the record for long distance running. In fact, you were inducted into your school's hall of fame because of it. It's many years ...

Frankie Gissendanner after leaving Rider wrestling: 'I feel a lot better'  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Frankie Gissendanner, a four-time state wrestling champion at Penfield, has left Rider University and plans to transfer.

Penfield holds 2019 Independence Day Parade, events - News

Penfield will hold Independence Day celebration events starting at 10 a.m. on June 29, including a patriotic parade, music and food at Harris Whalen Park, 2130 ...

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 ...

There's an app for that: Penfield athletes take to their phones for working out  WHEC

January 31, 2019 11:38 PM. PENFIELD, N.Y. (WHEC) -- Cell phones are the most common item for teenagers and high school kids, so instead of trying to limit ...

Penfield High School teacher sentenced for giving alcohol to student  WHEC

A Penfield High School teacher has been sentenced after he allegedly gave alcohol to a 17-year-old student...Penfield.

4 Penfield High School students earn perfect scores on SAT/ACT exams  Monroe County Post

Penfield High School is celebrating four students with perfect scores on their SAT or ACT exams this year. Jasmine Kiley received a perfect score on her SAT ...

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 ...

Gates Chili's Slack, Penfield's Teal announce college decisions  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

All-Greater Rochester Basketball picks Keith Slack and Baylee Teal announced their college decisions before the weekend.

5 truths and 3 lies: Here's what you missed at the Shadow Pines informational meeting  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Penfield residents have a lot of ideas about what to do with Shadow Pines.

A history lesson about 9/11 in Penfield classroom, from moms and dads  13WHAM-TV

Penfield, N. Y. – Students in a Penfield High School classroom got a different kind of lesson on September 11, one that involved their parents.

Photos: Penfield volleyball through the years  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

The Patriots have been one of the top programs in Section V - and New York state - for both boys and girls.

Penfield High School students in grades 9-11 receive awards at Honors Convocation  Monroe County Post

Penfield High School students were recognized at the grades nine through 11 Honors Convocation on June 5.The Bowdoin Book Award recipient was Audrey ...

Penfield High School teacher arrested for providing alcohol to a student  Spectrum News

A technology teacher at Penfield High School has been arrested for allegedly providing alcohol to a student. State Police say 46-year-old Eric Brewer was ...

Penfield rallies after recent student deaths  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

The school district and community are looking for solutions after recent deaths create alarm.

Blake Humphrey, RIT's resilient hockey recruit, carries his inspiration on his back  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

After losing his mother at age 14, Blake Humphrey has worked behind the scenes to follow his dream and commit to playing hockey for RIT.

Penfield girls basketball cruises to a 74-34 win over Fairport  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Baylee Teal scored 19 points as Penfield defeated Fairport to improve to 2-0.

Penfield High School announces honor rolls - News  Monroe County Post

Penfield High School recently announced its high honor and honor rolls for the first quarter of the 2017-18 academic year.Twelfth-graders named to the high ...

Section V scores for Tuesday, May 21: See how your favorite team fared  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Section V high school sports results for Tuesday, May 21 and schedule for May 22.

Section V boys lacrosse: 5 storylines for the 2019 season  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

The boys lacrosse season is already underway with a few teams securing impressive victories as a new wave of talent takes over. One of the themes of last ...

Rochester City School District closed for Wednesday  RochesterFirst

Due to inclement weather conditions and extreme temperatures, all schools are closed on Wednesday, January 30. ASAR certificated and civil *service* ...

Hamilton in Rochester: Andrés Forero of Penfield was show's original drummer  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Editor's note: Originally published in a longer form on June 10, 2016, when Andres Forero was the drummer for the original Broadway production of Hamilton.

High school seniors win RPTG Howard Hanson Award  Monroe County Post

The Howard Hanson Certificate of Merit is awarded annually by the Rochester Piano Teachers' Guild to high school seniors who exhibit excellence in piano ...

Section V high school scores: Wednesday, Oct. 24  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Section V high school boys and girls sports results and more for Oct. 23 and Wednesday, Oct. 24 and schedule for Oct. 25.

Student led initiative and city district can offer advice as suburban schools diversify  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Student-led initiative can point to solutions for suburban districts in their support for black and brown students.

High school scores for Saturday, May 18: Find out how your favorite Section V team fared  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Section V high school sports results for Saturday, May 18.

Penfield High School recognizes senior students - News  Monroe County Post

Penfield High School recently recognized Class of 2017 seniors with national, county and corporate recognitions as well as school and community, Penfield ...

Section V boys lacrosse: 30 players to watch this season  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

With just one first-team All-Greater Rochester player returning (Irondequoit's Jack Brennan), there should be plenty of new players making names for themselves ...

Mr. Kevin Marriott gets Golden Apple Award  RochesterFirst

Penfield High School Student Kaya Keenan says she'll never forget her Spanish teacher, Mr. Kevin Marriott.

Penfield school community comes together to talk - and listen  13WHAM-TV

Penfield, N.Y. (WHAM) - Thursday night, parents and students came together for a forum on a sensitive topic. Its focus: suicide and mental health risks.In the last ...

AGR Girls 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 ...

Penfield's Frankie Gissendanner chooses Division I Rider to continue wrestling career  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Rider University may not be the biggest name in NCAA Division I wrestling, but Penfield senior Frankie Gissendanner believes he has found a good fit for his ...

Doctor surprises UPrep graduates with $1,000 each during commencement speech  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Dr. Saadiq El-Amin grew up in Rochester and told the class of 2019 that he was giving them all $1000.

NYS Ballet brings 'Alice in Wonderland' to Rochester  RochesterFirst

The New York State Ballet is presenting "Alice in Wonderland," coming up on October 13 at Penfield High School, in the auditorium there with shows at 11:00 ...

“Erin’s Law” awaits governor’s signature  RochesterFirst

Albany, NY (WROC) – New York State lawmakers in the Assembly passed “Erin's Law” Thursday night. The bill, which passed in the Senate earlier this month, ...

Gates Chili Board of Education chooses Batavia superintendent to lead district  RochesterFirst

The Gates Chili Board of Education had tapped the current Batavia superintendent to lead its district.

News 8 Archives: Downtown skyline, 1969  RochesterFirst

On June 27th, 1962, News 8 got to visit the construction crew on top of the brand new Marine Midland Building as they wrapped up work. From this perch at the ...

Rochester woman expected to survive shooting near Quincy Street  RochesterFirst

Rochester Police officers responded to the area of Quincy Street and East Main Street for the report of a woman who had been shot on Saturday evening.

Causewave holds annual inspirational breakfast  RochesterFirst

Friday, Causewave's annual celebration served inspiration for breakfast to more than 500 changemakers.

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 ...

Geneva's Fishback and Sutherland duo Thyroff and Tu win boys tennis state qualifiers  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Geneva's Ryan Fishback and Pittsford Mendon's Alan Tu and Brady Thyroff each qualified for the boys tennis state tournament at Penfield on Saturday.

High school scores for Thursday, March 28: Find out how your favorite Section V team fared  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

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

Penfield dance team performs at airport before flight to national competition

Members of Penfield High School's dance team are on their way to Orlando, Florida for the National Dance Competition...

Officers respond to teen stabbing in Rochester  RochesterFirst

A 15-year-old boy was stabbed on Sunday afternoon in Rochester on West Avenue.

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

Four Monroe County high schools were awarded top recognition in the 2018 U.S. News Best High School Rankings,which evaluate schools in a four-step ...

Off-season? What off-season? High schools and athletes ramp up summer training  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

More schools are opening weight rooms and hiring certified trainers to work with athletes year-round and are increasing availability in the summer.

Rochester holds first meeting for the Complete Count Committee  RochesterFirst

A new committee in Rochester met Friday for the first Complete Count Committee meeting ahead of the 2020 census.

Rochester man shot on Milton Street  RochesterFirst

A Rochester man was hospitalized on Friday evening after having been shot on Milton Street near Thurston Road in Rochester just before 11 p.m..

AGR Boys Volleyball 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 ...

Security guard taken to hospital after student fight at Churchville-Chili HS  RochesterFirst

A security guard was taken to the hospital as a precaution following a fight Friday at Churchville-Chili High School.

Perinton wood shop catches fire, propane tank explodes  RochesterFirst

Residents on Thornfield Way in Perinton were alerted after an explosion around 7 a.m. Wednesday.

AGR Girls Basketball: Meet the standouts who excelled 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 winter 2018-19 ...

Penfield High lists honor roll students  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

These students at Penfield High School have been recognized for fourth-quarter 2013-14 academic achievement: Grade 9. High Honor Roll. Anabelle Aebli ...

Fairport's Parker leads team with unbeatable chemistry to state volleyball title  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Fairport senior Ryan Parker, the best player on the state's best team, is the AGR Boys Volleyball Player of the Year.

'Will you go to prom with me?' The dating question that is a high school trend  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Prom season is underway and high school students are getting creative on how they ask for a date.

Returning home to start a business in Rochester: a Broadway star, Olympians and a model  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Nicolette Hart, Felicia and Iris Zimmermann and Mary Therese Friel had distinguished careers before returning to Rochester.

"Hamilton" drummer pays tribute to fmr. Penfield music director  13WHAM-TV

Rochester, N.Y. – There was a familiar drummer onstage for Thursday night's “Romancing the Runway” event in Rochester.Andres Forero is part of the success ...

Man accused of stabbing young mother, indicted on murder charges  RochesterFirst

The man accused of murder for the stabbing death of a woman on North Clinton Avenue in Rochester in April was indicted in court Monday.

Man found bleeding on Wilkins dies  RochesterFirst

Police are investigating a suspicious death after one man was killed in the city tonight. The incident took place on Wilkins Street, near Clifford Avenue. Officers ...

Celebrating Asian Pacific American Heritage month in Rochester  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Celebrating culture and history of Asian Americans in Rochester.

Gage Ziehl of Penfield wins gold medal with Team USA's U15 squad  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Penfield's Gage Ziehl was one of 20 players on U15 Team USA that won in Panama.

Former Rochester football player creates training camp for local kids  RochesterFirst

A former high school player from Rochester organized and created his own football camp for local kids. The camp isn't just about playing the game.

City of Rochester to name new police chief on Tuesday  RochesterFirst

Mayor Lovely Warren is set to name the City of Rochester's new police chief on Tuesday.

Man killed in Dewey Avenue shooting, Jalen Everett  RochesterFirst

The man acquitted in the Genesee Street Boys and Girls Club triple homicide has been shot and killed in the city of Rochester.

Rochester International Airport glows in red light  RochesterFirst

To mark Women's Heart Health Month, the new canopy at the Rochester International Airport is aglow in red light.

Warrior Salute helps veterans  RochesterFirst

Warrior Salute Veterans Services plays an important role for veterans transitioning to civilian life.

Police investigating vandalism at local church  RochesterFirst

Greece Police officers are investigating acts of vandalism discovered on Sunday morning at the North Greece Road Church of Christ.

Students learn where they will train as part of ‘Match Day’  RochesterFirst

Earlier Friday, 97 fourth-year medical students from the U of R School of Medicine and Dentistry received some wonderful news as part of the school's Match ...

Motor scooter operator injured in crash on Mt. Hope Avenue  RochesterFirst

Rochester police say a motor scooter operator suffered potentially serious injuries in a crash Thursday afternoon.

Man shot in the back on Hague St. in Rochester  RochesterFirst

Rochester police are investigating a shooting on the city's west side.

High school scores for Monday, May 20: Find out how your favorite Section V team fared  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Section V high school sports results for Monday, May 20 and schedule for May 21.

Local Missionary Team Heads to Haiti  RochesterFirst

A group from Rochester is giving a helping hand to Haiti. This the third time The Dirt Road Project heads to the island nation on a mission trip. The group of over ...

High lead levels found in Penfield schools  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Officials with the Penfield School District said they've found elevated lead levels in water samples taken from all six of their school buildings.

The Temptations and Four Tops to play show at Kodak Center  RochesterFirst

The Temptations and the Four Tops are coming to our area.

Coaches Who Care: Penfield's Dave Hennessey goes extra mile  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Longtime Penfield cross country and track coach Dave Hennessey is the next winner of the Coaches Who Care award. The 40th-year coach has even ...

RCSD teachers: suspensions down, violence in the classroom up, administration ignoring concerns.  RochesterFirst

The Rochester city school district touts that supensions are down. Several teachers we spoke to-- who wished to remain anonymous for fear of retaliation-- say ...

Penfield team runs for a cause in memory of 2 teammates  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Penfield High's cross country team ran for 24 hours to raise funds for suicide prevention.

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