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More than 10,000 runners and walkers from 421 companies took part in the 25th annual J.P. Morgan Corporate challenge on Tuesday evening at RIT.

The 3.5 mile road race saw David Bronfenbrenner with in the men’s division with a time of 18:23 and Morgan Burrows in the women’s division, finishing at 19:59. It was the third consecutive victory at the race for Burrows and her 4th overall at that event.

Both Bronfenbrenner and Burrows work for Corning.

J.P. Morgan Chase

Thousands of feet will be pounding the pavement around RIT on Tuesday evening for the 25th annual  J.P. Morgan Corporate Challenge.

The road race and walk is held by the banking company all over the world, but on a per capita basis, Rochester is one of their more popular spots. The local race originally was held in Highland Park, but as it grew, they needed a bigger venue, and  now use the RIT campus.

Mark Allen is a regional executive for J.P.  Morgan Chase.  He says more than 400 companies, non-profits and other groups are fielding teams. 

Battle Of The Bulge Veterans Mark Memorial Day

May 25, 2015

There aren't as many anymore, but local Battle of the Bulge veterans marked Memorial Day at the monument at Ontario Beach Park.

"I just hope we're able to keep it up for a while. I'm going to be 90 in a couple of months, and I'm the baby of the group," said World War II machine gunner John Foy of Rochester.  The Battle of the Bulge was one of the deadliest in World War II.

A day after severe weather left three people dead and washed away hundreds of homes in Texas and Oklahoma, another Rochester area Red Cross volunteer is deploying to that region.

Officials with the organization say that Lucille Frisicano of Webster left Monday for Oklahoma to help Red Cross efforts there as a health services supervisor. She becomes the 6th volunteer from the Western and Central New York Region to help with the Red Cross response in that area.

The Red Cross is doing things like providing shelter, food and other types of support.

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There are a number of parades and ceremonies going on around our area Monday to honor those who served our country.

That includes the annual Rochester Memorial Day parade. It steps off at 10:30 Monday morning at the intersection of East Avenue and Scio Street. It proceeds down East Avenue to Main Street, then goes west on Main Street to South Plymouth Avenue.  The parade route in Rochester has been altered this year due to work on the Inner Loop.

Nearly a dozen Vietnam Medal of Honor recipients will be in Washington, D.C. on Monday to help the Postal Service dedicate the Limited Edition Medal of Honor: Vietnam War Forever Stamps.

Three people have been charged after a chase that ended with  the suspects’ car crashing into a State Police car and minor injuries to the trooper.

Ontario County Deputies say the Saturday afternoon incident involved two men and one woman, all from Rochester, getting ready to leave a Walmart in the Town of Hopewell with nearly $1200 worth of Lego toys that officials say they did not pay for.


Three people remain hospitalized following the crash involving an SUV and a small bus containing several people in Geneseo on Friday.

On Saturday, officials at Strong Hospital say they originally had a total of 15 patients (other reports earlier indicated it was 13), and as of Saturday morning, 12 had been discharged, and three remain at Strong. Two of those patients were in guarded condition, another was listed as satisfactory.

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo's administration on Friday ended its practice of automatically deleting emails after 90 days following criticism that it was an affront to open government.

Instead, administration staffers will manually delete emails as they choose — though emails containing certain important records will be retained longer.

Cuomo will also seek to introduce legislation that would close a loophole in existing law that largely exempts the state Senate and Assembly from existing open records laws, according to Bill Mulrow, a top Cuomo aide.

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A crash involving an SUV and a small bus  carrying people with developmental disabilities resulted in more than a dozen people injured in Livingston County  Friday afternoon.

It happened at about 2:30 p.m. when police say that the SUV collided with a small bus carrying adults from a group program in Geneseo. It happened on Route 20-A  near 390 in the Town of Geneseo.

There were 9 clients of The Arc of Livingston-Wyoming on the bus, along with one staffer and the driver. The bus tipped onto its side after the collision.