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.

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 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!


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:


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

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