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June 2020 CHNA General Meeting Minutes

The very first CHNA General Meeting via ZOOM in June 2020 was a success! There were numerous presenters and topics covered. Hopefully all participants found the discussion relevant and informative. The CHNA would like to thank all presenters for taking time out of their busy schedules to share their efforts to support Corn Hill. The […]

The Fast & The Furriest – Saturday, August 15th 2020

The event promotes the City’s animal shelter but will impact Corn Hill Neighbors due to street closings during the walk/run.

Rochester Fireworks Policies

The Rochester Police Department is aware of the use of fireworks throughout our City. The two linked documents help explain what fireworks are legal and which are illegal. Information is also provided on how to report the use of illegal fireworks as to help identify where this is occurring so we are better able to […]

June CHNA General Meeting

Save the Date! CHNA General Meeting via Zoom Monday, June 22, 2020; 7:00 pm Agenda: Rochester Housing Authority proposed redevelopment of 216-220 Edinburgh Street City of Rochester – West River Wall update Neighborhood update on Festival Finances To attend the General Meeting, make sure the Zoom App is loaded to your device. You MUST register […]

Corn Hill Gazette | May 2020

The May 2020 Corn Hill Gazette is now available for Download.

Annerose’s Symphony

In 1966, a pair of newlyweds, Annerose and Tim Sullivan, moved to Rochester when he accepted a position at Nazareth College to teach music history. During their first year, they lived in the Bay Street area but spent a lot of time exploring other neighborhoods. They were quite taken with the Third Ward (the Corn […]

Corn Hill Connections Committee Covid 19 Support

The Corn Hill Connections Committee was established several years ago to offer help if any of our Corn Hill neighbors found themselves in need.  The committee met recently (via Zoom) to talk about the unprecedented times that we all are experiencing.  There is no doubt that our mission is more important than ever. If you […]

52nd Annual Corn Hill Arts Festival is Canceled Due to COVID-19

The Corn Hill Neighbors Association Board of Directors has made the difficult decision to cancel the 2020 Corn Hill Arts Festival due to the COVID-19 global pandemic. We would like to thank ESL Federal Credit Union, the more than 200 volunteers, our event sponsors and vendors and of course the 300-plus artists that work year-round […]

UR Handmade Surgical Mask Donations

Thank you for generously offering to sew handmade surgical masks to support UR Medicine as we work to meet the unprecedented challenges COVID-19 presents to our community and health care system. Before You Start Please go to for instructions on how to make masks. Please Note: When making these types of masks, it is […]

Remembering Robert “Bob” Trout

Back in 1970, an absentee landlord owned two properties on Atkinson Street: the Greek Revival house at #53 and a two-story frame cottage behind it at #51 (now 32 Eagle Street). Both houses had been chopped up in to tiny apartments, violating city codes. The landlord realized bringing each one up to code would greatly […]