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Bus Cubes are Coming to Corn Hill!

Starting April 29th you’ll notice brightly colored wooden cubes at nine different bus stops throughout the neighborhood. Part of an effort to encourage and improve the experience of taking public transit throughout the city, these cubes are an attractive and cost-effective means of providing seating at bus stops. Credit goes to residents Meredith and Adam […]

A Volunteer Tradition

By Joanie Fraver: Most of us with a Corn Hill address were drawn to this neighborhood because of its proximity to center city, the history of the region or the beautiful old architecture. But I would bet that many of us were also attracted by the unique sense of community in Corn Hill that comes from […]

The Gazette is Looking for Volunteers

The Gazette is looking for volunteers to proofread the issue before printing. It’s easy to do at home and takes roughly one hour per month. The only requirements are a sharp eye and some basic knowledge of spelling and rules of grammar. If you’re interested, Barbara Kennedy can show you how it’s done. Contact her […]

CHNA General Meeting Schedule for April 10 CANCELLED

CHNA General Meeting Schedule for April 10 CANCELLED, 501 (c) 3 Status to be Discussed May 8 Please plan on attending the May 8 meeting to learn more about our recent approval as a 501 (c) 3 and our tax-exempt status with New York State. Questions as to the “nuts and bolts” of being such […]

Eat Out in Corn Hill – Panzari’s Italian Bistro

This article was first published in the April 2017 Corn Hill Gazette. Editor’s note: This month we begin a series highlighting the many fine restaurants in Corn Hill. Look for a different one each month! Panzari’s Italian Bistro Panzari’s is the oldest restaurant in Corn Hill, this year celebrating 16 years in the same location, […]

After Thoughts

by Jim DeVinney, Corn Hill Historian This article was first published in the April 2017 Corn Hill Gazette. In my last column, I described how a small girl was taken from her West African home and carried on the slave ship Phillis to Boston where, in 1761, the sick child was purchased by Susanna Wheatley. […]

Introducing Karen Rogers

by Kathleen Walsh, Chair, Corn Hill Ad Hoc Wellness Committee This article was first published in the April 2017 Corn Hill Gazette. We’ve all heard the saying “If you love what you do you’ll never work a day in your life.” Karen Rogers, owner of Exercise Express at 232 South Plymouth Ave. in Corn Hill, […]

Philanthropy Committee Contributes $8,000 to Local Organizations

This article was first published in the April 2017 Corn Hill Gazette. This past year the CHNA Philanthropy Committee made generous contributions to the Community Child Care Center, R. L. Edwards Manor, the Phillis Wheatly Library’s Teen Book Club and Summer Reading Programs, Prosper Rochester, Inc., Camp Day Dreams, EastHouse, The Urban League of Rochester, […]

Calling all Street Managers

by Joanie Fraver This article was first published in the April 2017 Corn Hill Gazette. While the weather is trying to figure out what season it is, I’ve been thinking about July and the Corn Hill Arts Festival. The 49th Corn Hill Arts Festival is scheduled for the weekend of July 8 and 9 and […]

Corn Hill Gazette | April 2017

The April 2017 Corn Hill Gazette is now available for Download.