News 4 Brockport 10-24-2019

News 4’s Alaina Jonathan and Caleb Snell bring you news from The College at Brockport and around the Rochester area. Kyle Izard gives you an update on local and professional sports. Lexie Cutmore and Alaina talk about local and national politics.

Talon Comedy Desk Ep. 1

A comical report of news, current events, and pop culture. This week the anchors discuss controversies concerning Snapchat and American Idol, Beyoncé and Jay-Z’s upcoming tour, and more!

Rochester Boy Scouts Rappelling to Fundraise, BSG Weekend Events, and BSR Conference

By Jordan Soldaczewski  @jsold19

Rochester Boy Scouts will be rappelling 21 stories down the side of the Kodak building to raise funds for their organization. The scouts have been fundraising for the past eight years by belaying themselves down buildings. Among the rappellers will be Joe Aiello (eye-yellow). He is looking to break the record he already holds as oldest rappeller at age 91. 

BSG will be hosting a Pro-Valentines Day Bash tonight and an Anti-Valentines Day Bash Saturday night. You can choose which side you’re on and celebrate the holiday how you want. Both will run from 10pm to 1am in the Union Main Lounge.

The BSR Media Conference is tomorrow! If you haven’t bought your ticket yet you can do so right up until the conference begins Saturday at 9am. It will start out with networking with professionals over coffee, a keynote address from WIVB’s Rachele Mongiovi , and three different sessions with the opportunity to hear from 7 different journalism professionals. It will end with lunch and a Q&A panel. Don’t miss out on this great opportunity right here in Brockport in the Seymour Student Union Ballroom. We hope to see you there!

Rochester firefighters get a huge “thank you” and SnoHub app gaining ground in Buffalo

By Kayla Green @Kaylagreen04

Rochester firefighters recently had the chance to meet the little bundle of joy they helped bring into the world. New mother Erica Bell was in labor in her car on February 1st when she and her husband pulled over and called 911. Firefighters arrived and helped deliver baby Jallah right in the car. When the firefighters met Jallah on Wednesday night, his big brother gave them a thank you speech and a photo in an engraved frame.

Many people’s least favorite part of winter is having to clear their driveway. A man from Connecticut thought the same thing a few years ago and decided to do something about it. He created the app called SnoHub. You put in your address, request a service, choose your driveway type and wait. The price is 39 dollars for up to 10 inches of snow The app is just starting to take off in Buffalo, with over 70 people using it so far. 14 contractors have been approved to work in the area and 14 more are in the process of being approved.  

If you’ve ever wanted to learn more about television news, you may want to take part in the upcoming BSR Media Conference. The Conference, hosted by Talon TV, is bringing television journalists from Buffalo, Rochester and Syracuse to campus next weekend. The conference is focusing on television in a digital age. It will be held on February 17th from 9 in the morning until 1:30 in the afternoon. Tickets are 5 dollars for Brockport students and can be purchased at the BSG box office or online.

News 4 Brockport 11/9/17

This week on News 4 Brockport, Sydney and Terrence tell us about SUNY COIL, the Leadership Development Program’s fall speaker, 89.1 The Point’s annual Coats 4 Kids, a Brockport class’ new hyperlocal news site, a student’s petition to update the library, EACE’s Road Trips, a SUNY school now arming its officers, Brockport’s honor to 50 years of performing arts, plus a sports update from Cordell.

News Minute 11/1/17

By News 4’s: Casandra Battisti @cbattisti21

Rochester City council doesn’t approve of the newest gun legislation. If passed, the new legislation says concealed to carry permits will have to be recognized over state lines. Supporters of the legislation say it will eliminate some confusion. The city council argues that gun laws are a state right.

Holly Colino appeared in court last week. She was accused of murdering Megan Dix in Brockport last August. The judge ruled Colino incompetent to stand trial. She has been ordered to receive mental health treatment for a year. A decision will be made next August. Colino will resume trial if deemed competent.

The Brockport Golden Eagles football team moves up in national rank. After their 33 to nothing victory over Buffalo State last week. They moved up from number 11 to number 10.

News Minute 10/25

By News 4’s: Abigail Fridmann @abigailfrid

NY Times bestselling author of “Crazy Love”, Leslie Morgan Steiner will be speaking to the college about dating violence and domestic abuse. The lecture starts at 7 pm in the Union Ballroom. All Brockport students are encouraged to attend.

A new court date has been issued for Judge Astacio as she fights the system to be released on bail. Judge Astacio is being held in the Livingston County jail. Today’s court appearance will determine whether she will be free until November 3rd.

A fire in an apartment in Canandaigua started just after 10 pm on Tuesday. It’s been reported that a 60 year old man’s neighbors helped pull him out of the building and to safety. The man and one of the  neighbors were flown by mercy flight to Strong Memorial Hospital for facial/airway burns and smoke inhalation.

News Minute 10/3

Reporter Abigail Fridmann talks about the ride malfunction at Darien Lake, the upcoming Seneca Park Zoo Halloween event, and Brockport’s Diversity Conference.

News 4 Brockport 9/28

This week on News 4 Brockport: BSG comedy show controversy, Talon Television and The Stylus collaboration, Failed canal boat launch, Fazool’s weekend activities, Brockport football and women’s soccer highlights, Seymour Library fundraiser, Study Abroad, Weekend events, Brockport MBA program!

News Minute 9/25

Hannah Man brings you the latest in in Golden Eagles football as well as some insight to the Fall Into Health and Wellness Event coming up later this week in your daily Talon News minute.

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