The pandemic divide

In a new Rochester Beacon survey, a large majority express pessimism about the six-month outlook for COVID-19—and many point a finger at the unvaccinated and those who won’t wear a mask.

RIT taking part in energy storage initiative

Through its Battery Prototyping Center, the university will be part of New Energy New York, a state hub for new battery innovation, manufacturing, and workforce development led by SUNY Binghamton.

Jingle all the way? Maybe not

At Brighton’s Council Rock Primary School, “Jingle Bells” has been removed from the repertoire because it has “the potential to be controversial or offensive.” Is it a wise step or well-intentioned overreach?