Lead Story Archive

Superintendent Jean-Claude Brizard outlines some of his plans, saying he will vigorously pursue them.  Watch the interview on Need to Know, tonight at 8:30, only on WXXI-TV 21, Cable 11 or 1011.

The leaders of orchestras in Rochester, Buffalo and Syracuse traveled to Albany to fight proposed budget cuts.

The I-590/Winton Road intersection in Brighton will become the first local site of a unique type of traffic pattern.

Rochester Police Chief David Moore is explaining his decision to withdraw his name as a candidate for a job in Albany.

New York State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli released an analysis of Wall St. bonuses Tuesday.

The Monroe County Health Department held another vaccination clinic at the Dome Center in Henrietta this week to prepare people in case there is another wave locally.

Governor David Paterson launched his campaign with a stop in Rochester this weekend. Monday, he heard new poll numbers about his quest for a full term in office.

New York State announced plans to close as many as 55 state parks & historic sites and reduce services at others due to the state budget crisis.

This week on Need to Know, interviews with two high profile guests of WXXI: Gwen Ifill of PBS' NewsHour and Dr. Brad Berk of the University of Rochester.

Possible U.S. Senate candidate Harold Ford, Jr. visited Rochester Thursday.

WXXI Senior Correspondent Peter Iglinski looks at the limitations on what you can learn about who's flying your plane.

U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand spoke in Rochester about the economy as she works to get elected to a full term in the Senate.


The Finance Committe Chair talks about the possibility of Mayoral Control of Rochester Schools.

Health Commissioner Dr. Richard Daines is Governor Paterson's top Lieutenant in the fight to win acceptance of a tax on sugared soft drinks.

The recent headlines out of Albany have been about rumors: denials, diatribes and some would even say defamation.