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A Soulful Motown Christmas and Candle Light Service

Christmas Corn HillCome experience the spiritual and human sides of the Christmas story. Your favorite Christmas songs performed soulfully by our youth to the Legendary Gospel Motown beat.

The Songs of Christmas:

  • Joy to the World
  • Silent Night
  • Little Drummer Boy
  • Jesus the Light of the World
  • Mary Did you Know.
  • Jesus! Oh What a Wonderful Child

Date: 12/20/2014
Time: 5:00 PM

Mt .Olivet Baptist Church
141 Adams Street
Rochester, NY 14608
Rev. Dr. Rickey Harvey, Pastor

Rochester City Recreation Center Survey

Rochester Recreation CenterCorn Hill residents are encouraged to take this survey in regards to our Adams Street Recreation Center.

Clarissa Street Plan To Be Re-Shown At Memorial AME Zion Church

Clarissa St Sign Corn Hill Rochester, NYAs a follow-up to the CHNA November 10th General Meeting, the Landmark Society’s African American Corridor study prepared by the architectural firm of Clark Patterson Lee will again be presented at the Memorial AME Zion church, located at 549 Clarissa Street on Monday, December 1 at 7 p.m. Jason Streb will share his power point presentation on suggested ways of highlighting historic aspects of Clarissa Street.

Members of Corn Hill’s African American community and churches are especially invited to view this presentation and to offer input and thoughts about preserving the heritage of this important Corn Hill street as well as our neighborhood’s African American history.

CHNA Holiday Open House and Food Drive

2012 Corn Hill Holiday Tour of Homes Press ReleaseOn Sunday, December 14 the Corn Hill Neighbors Association will host its annual Holiday Open House party at the Hervey Ely House, 138 Troup Street from 4-8 p.m.

Admission is free for neighbors but a $10 entrance fee will be collected for guests.

In order to attend, RSVPs must be made to the CHNA office (262-3142 or by Monday, December 8.

Our holiday party is also a food drive and neighbors are requested to bring nonperishable food items to place underneath the Christmas tree. These will be distributed to local food cupboards. Come and enjoy a sumptuous meal, great camaraderie and caroling around the piano.

RPD Community Meeting

Rochester Police DepartmentOn Wednesday, December 17 from 6-7:30 p.m. the Rochester Police Department will be hosting a community information meeting on the reorganization of the RPD in our Corn Hill district, now the Central City District, at the Public Safety Building Auditorium, 185 Exchange Boulevard.

The agenda for the meeting will provide a status update on the RPD Reorganization Project, as well as provide an opportunity for community members to meet the designated Captain for our Section.

Our Captains will provide a brief background and introduction of himself, as well as discuss expectations/goals and philosophy for delivering police services to our Section’s residents and business owners. In addition, our NSC Administrator has been invited to attend the meeting will take the opportunity to introduce/reintroduce themself and discuss the proposed alignment of services between RPD and NSC in the new Section model.


Corn Hill Holiday Tour of Homes WreathOn Saturday, December 6 the CHNA will present its annual Holiday Tour of Homes. Approximately 600 visitors will walk through our Corn Hill streets from 10 a.m. until after dark, admiring our homes and our life styles. Neighbors are encouraged to have their homes and properties decorated and lit in holiday fashion for the tour. The pride we take in showcasing our neighborhood will be obvious to all.

The Corn Hill Gazette – November 2014

The November 2014 Corn Hill Gazette is now available to download.

The Corn Hill Gazette Cover November 2014


Flying Squirrel Community SpaceOn the last Saturday of each month, the Flying Squirrel Community Center offers a free dinner from 4:30-6:30 p.m. at their 285 Clarissa Street location. All neighbors are welcomed.

No need to RSVP, just show up and enjoy dinner and lively camaraderie.


WEST RIVER WALL STUDYPlease join us as we host a Public Meeting to further discuss Rochester’s West River Wall. The purpose of this meeting will be to refine the communities thoughts and vision and present the findings of the study, the draft master plan, flood prevention measures, and the overall implementation strategy. It is important that this study reflect the needs and visions of the community, therefore we would like to hear from each and every one of you as we finalize the master plan, your voice is important to us.

The Public Meeting is scheduled as follows:

Tuesday – November 25, 2014
7:00 pm to 9:00 pm

Church of Love Faith Center
700 Exchange Boulevard
Rochester, New York 14613

This study helps strengthen the framework for altering this corridor into one that connects and engages the surrounding neighborhoods, businesses, and educational institutions with our vibrant riverfront. This community based study will serve to promote and guide us as we continue to discuss and define the next chapter.

Should you require additional information prior to the November 25th meeting, feel free to call me directly at (585) 428-6852 or via email With your continued help, we can truly make a difference.

CHNA November Meet & Greet at Rochester Taproom

Rochester Taproom at Corn Hill LandingAll Corn Hill neighbors are invited to a “Meet & Greet” at the Rochester Taproom on Wednesday, November 12 from 5-8 p.m. This informal happy hour get-together will be hosted by our CHNA Social Committee who will provide 2 free drink tickets and free appetizers for neighbors. Before we all become involved with upcoming holiday preparations, take this opportunity to socialize one more time with your Corn Hill neighbors and friends. No RSVP required–just show up!