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Corn Hill Gazette | December 2019

The December 2019 Corn Hill Gazette is now available for Download.

Elizabeth Lee, part 2

The 1850 Federal Census reveals that Charles M. Lee owned real estate valued at $130,000. Some of it was for speculation in property, common at the time though not without risk. In 1842, an uninsured rental property of his burned down, a curious oversight by the attorney. Nonetheless, Lee and his wife, the former Elizabeth […]

Fall Leaf Pick-up Schedule

Corn Hill neighborhood’s Fall Leaf Pick-up is: November 4-8.

Corn Hill Holiday Open House – Sunday December 1st

Please join us for our annual complimentary Corn Hill Holiday Open House Sunday December 1st 4 – 8 pm at The Hervey Ely House 138 Troup Street. Come and enjoy a festive holiday evening complete with a traditional holiday dinner, wine, and caroling. You are welcome to bring non-resident guests at cost of $10 per […]

Corn Hill Gazette | October 2019

The October 2019 Corn Hill Gazette is now available for Download.

Elizabeth Lee, part 1

I’m going to whine about the difficulties of historical research. The original owner of my house at 80 Glasgow Street was a widow named Elizabeth Lee. She is a perfect example of how historical records are often obscure or contradictory. According to her obituary, the former Elizabeth Case of Philadelphia was 89 years old when […]

POSTPONED: 2019 Corn Hill Holiday Tour of Homes

Dear Friends, This year’s Corn Hill Holiday Tour of Homes is being postponed until 2020. We will use the upcoming year to plan for an amazing event in 2020, and will use email and our website to keep you informed about next season’s tour. Please contact the Corn Hill Neighbors Association with any questions: Phone: 585-262-3142 Email: […]

Volunteers Needed for YMCA Family Halloween Celebration

The Metro Carlson Downtown YMCA is seeking help with its Family Halloween Celebration on Wednesday October 30, 2019 from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. The CHNA Social Committee has decided to partner with the YMCA and encouraging neighbors to do the same. Please wear a non-scary costume to participate in a variety of family fun, […]

Reliving the 3rd Ward/Clarissa St. Legendary Music

Celebrate Jazz, R&B, Blues, Shep’s Paradise, Elks Lounge, and the Pythodd! Sunday Oct. 20, 2019 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Hilton Garden Inn Downtown 155 East Main Street Rochester, NY 14604 Come Jam with the Professionals: Mel Henderson’s Paradigm Shift Jimmie Highsmith’s Smooth Jazz Building Families First Inc. Drumming & Storytelling View the film on […]

New 2019/2020 CNHA Board Members

The CHNA is pleased to announce the newly elected 2019/2020 Board members: Joannie Favrer Jeff Holdsworth Lew Jones Lee Pumputis Jeff Rodgers Congratulations to all and thank you to all neighbors who voted. More info and pictures to be posted shortly.