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September 2009 Blog Posts (10)

19th Ward Community Association President's Message

This is a re-post from the 19th Ward Community Associations website.



President's Message October 2009



Greetings 19th Warders!



A lot has happened since the last time we spoke, and as you know I like to get straight to the point and let you know how I feel on the issues.





First, I want to congratulate our very own Dana… Continue

Added by Shawn on September 28, 2009 at 9:52pm — No Comments

Fire at 144 Penhurst St

Anthony woke me up at 1:30am last night, as the fire turcks were screaming down the street, headed toward a fire about 10 or 12 houses away from ours. I didn't see the fire, but Anthony said he saw flames shooting out of the roof when he went to see what was going on.



The fire was at 144 Penhurst street, and from reports, it was caused by… Continue

Added by Shawn on September 25, 2009 at 8:00am — 3 Comments

Know your Famer, Know your food.

Another great website. This time from the USDA The web title pretty much explains it all. "Know your Farmer, Know your food"

Added by Shawn on September 24, 2009 at 7:51pm — No Comments

A great new website for small businesses.

New York State has a new website, that makes it much easier to find help and information, for those looking to start a small business, or currently own one.
www.nylovessmallbiz.com

Added by Shawn on September 24, 2009 at 7:36pm — No Comments

Kuumba Green Arts Marketplace

Kuumba Green Arts Marketplace



Celebrates youth artists: Shop Green!

34 Elton Street off Atlantic/University

September 26th 2009

12 -5pm



Kuumba Consultants with a grant from Rochester Works has been teaching youth 18 -24 in an 8 week job experience program to paint old furniture, create home fashions from recycled material. The students have also written poetry and created a spoken word CD and book based on the healthy living. Kuumba Green Arts students also… Continue

Added by Shawn on September 19, 2009 at 3:55pm — No Comments

Yes, Virginia, there are beautiful homes forsale in the 19th Ward

A 19th Ward Home For Sale - Post Card Perfect

This morning while checking my email I came across this house listed on forsale from a Trulia.com. I do not know who owns it, and I am not trying to help them sell it. But I was struck by the picture perfect… Continue

Added by Shawn on September 17, 2009 at 8:30am — 1 Comment

What grants & loans are available for my house?

Find out on Sept. 28th at Boulder Coffee, where NeighborWorks® Rochester, The Housing Council & the 19th Ward Community Association will host a casual informational session at 7:00 p.m. All Homeowners Welcome!



NeighborWorks® Rochester is a non-profit Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI) and a HUD Approved Housing Counseling Agency. They provide affordable rehab loan/grants to qualified homeowners which can be used to improve their properties.



New roofs,… Continue

Added by Ann Robinson on September 14, 2009 at 11:02am — No Comments

Traffic Stop Leads to Drug Arrest

Some good news for the 19th Ward, and great work by the RPD. A routine traffic stop yesterday, leads to police finding 20 sandwich bags of cocaine.

Story at YNN

Added by Shawn on September 12, 2009 at 2:44pm — No Comments

Nancy Sung Shelton for RCSD School Board

The D&C has endorsed a friend of mine for City School Board. I urge everyone who truly cares about our school system to vote for her!



LINK



I've known Nancy for a couple of years now, since I met her when I was a consumer representative to the Monroe County Cultural and Linguistic Competency Committee. Nancy will bring a fresh voice and the perspective of a parent who has been through it all. She was… Continue

Added by Georgia NeSmith on September 4, 2009 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Call for Art!

Call for Art:

WE NEED STUDENT AND COMMUNITY ARTWORKS!

Sell and exhibit your artworks at the 53rd Annual Clothesline Art Festival at the Memorial Art Gallery with Two Halves Gallery!

On September 12th & 13th, Two Halves Gallery will have a tent displaying artworks by local students, community members and you! These pieces will be for sale to the public but additionally will be juried by the Memorial Art Gallery's Director of Exhibitions! Two Halves Gallery will take 15%… Continue

Added by Ann Robinson on September 3, 2009 at 4:30pm — No Comments

SW Merchants

Information Links

These links plus others can also be found under the Links tab.

ABOUT THE 19TH WARD

19th Ward Community Association
Rochester City Living
RocWiki.org

 

ANIMAL SERVICES

To report animal cruelty, call 911 or  THE ANIMAL CRUELTY HOTLINE: (585) 223-6500

Coupon offers from Pet Saver Superstore

City of Rochester Low-income Spay/Neuter for pet Dogs and Cats

Rochester Community Animal Clinic - low-income spay/neuter for pet dogs and cats, and feral cats

City of Rochester Adopt a Dog or Cat

Lollypop Farm, The Humane Society of Rochester and Monroe County 

 

BUYING A HOME IN THE 19TH WARD

Brooks Court New Homes

Homesteadnet.com

City of Rochester Property Information

Rochester City Living

Trulia Listed Homes For Sale

UR Home Ownership Program

Zillow listed homes for sale

COMMUNITY LINKS

Arnett Public Library

Brooks Landing

City Councilman  Adam McFadden

City Councilman  Dana Miller

City of Rochester 

County Legislator 25th District John Lightfoot

County Legislator 27th  District  Willie Lightfoot

Craigslist 19th Ward Search

Genesee Valley Park

Metro Justice

RGRTA Bus Information

Minority Reporter

Rochester Green Living

Rochester Prep Chart School

Sector 4 Comm. Developmant Corp

SWAN Community Band

Savor Life Radio Show

Teen Empowerment

WRUR 88.5 U of R Radio

Southwest Family YMCA

UR Gov. & Community Relations

S.W.A.N.


EDUCATION

Rochester Prep Charter School

U.S. Dept. of Education

 

FAITH COMMUNITY

St. Monica Church

St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church

 

BUSINESSES

Staybridge Suites

El Latino Restaurant
D and L Groceries
Hand Crafted Wrought Iron
Holley's Cafe & Catering
Hunts Hardware
Jim Dalberth Sports
Menezes Pizza
Natural Vibes
TOPS Friendly Markets
Boulder Coffee Company

 

OUTREACH AND SERVICES

Coalition to Prevent Lead Poisoning (CPLP)

Dealing with Lead
Drug Activity
Healthy Blocks
HEAP NY Home Heating Assistant
Home Safety Tips    LifeTimesAdultDay Health Care
Medicare
NeighborWorks Rochester
Parking / Abandoned Vehicles
2-1-1 Social Services
ACT Rochester

OTHER

Genesee Co-op FCU

3/50 Project

South Wedge Ning

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