For Simone Ochrym, the moment of recovery that interests her the most, is the turning point. That’s the focus of her new series, Chasing Nirvana Clean. It’s a series of essays and photographic portraits chronicling people’s battles with opioid addiction.
ROCHESTER, NY (WXXI) – According to the Great Lakes Surf Rescue Project, nine people drowned in the Great Lakes over Labor Day weekend, including one unidentified man found in Lake Ontario near Wilson, NY.
Although the Americans with Disabilities Act requires that public institutions make accommodations for people, students in STEM education – science, technology, engineering, and mathematics – still feel like they are being pushed out.
ROCHESTER, NY (WXXI) – Whether you call it a lightening bug or a firefly or perhaps by its scientific name, Lampyridae, chances are you’ve had some experience with the tiny flying insect that flashes and blinks its way through summer evenings.
ROCHESTER, NY (WXXI) — Opioids can have devastating consequences for the people who abuse them, affecting their health, safety and freedom – but it doesn’t stop there. Drug abuse can ruin the lives of people who never touch the substances themselves. Stephanie Forrester is 37, from Fairport. She has two kids: a son and a daughter. She said they grew up around her addiction.