Holly Colino Fit For Trial, RTS Offers Free Rides To Interviews

By Terrence Dickey @Detron_J

The woman who is accused of fatally shooting a mother, Megan Dix, in a Brockport parking lot has just been deemed capable to stand trial.

The woman accused, Holley Colino, of killing Dix, in August 2017 was originally incompetent to stand trial based on the initial psychiatric evaluation, but Judge Schiano said he has received a “notification of fitness to proceed” for Colino.

Regional Transit Service (RTS) in the city of Rochester is offering a free round-trip ride to job interviews for anyone who needs it through the the Jobs First Program.

A lot of people do not know about the program, but the CEO of RTS says that this can put a great dent in Rochester’s unemployment rate and aid and encourage people into looking for jobs. The program also pays for itself because its accounted for in the RTS budget.

To get the free ride, all you have to do is contact RTS before the interview. They will confirm details with the company and mail out a bus pass to you. This can also be done up to five times.

Chick-fil-A is Coming to Greece and A Rochester Train Station To be Named After Louise Slaughter

By Johnny Nixon @John_R_Nixon

Chick-fil-A is coming closer to Brockport! The chain will open a store in Greece on April 12, according to a corporate spokesperson.

The Greece location, 2140 W. Ridge Road, had been looking for as many as 120 full- and part-time workers in preparation for the restaurant’s April opening. This is the second location to open in upstate New York.

An Amtrack train station in Rochester is being named after the late Congressperson Louise Slaughter. After Representative Slaughter passed away this past Friday. Governor Andrew Cuomo and Senators Chuck Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand wrote Amtrack to urge them to rename The Rochester Intermodal Station after her. Slaughter fought for years to secure over 15 million dollars in federal funding for Amtrack.

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.

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