DeWain Feller
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Junk yard proposed at West/Ames

Started this discussion. Last reply by Joan Roby-Davison May 11, 2011. 27 Replies

Mayoral candidate forum, Thursday, March 24 at 6:30

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Do you live in Rochester's SouthWest Quadrant?
What Street (and location if not in the Quadrant)?
Rugby Avenue
How long have you lived there?
~36 years
Do you rent or own?
Do you plan on staying there?
Would like to, but not if problems are not abated.
Tell us about yourself:
I'm an electrical engineer, currently working at One Communications. I am passionately pro-city, but I am concerned that many problems in our city are not being properly addressed. I believe that we need to be pragmatic, honest and holistic in our approaches to addressing problems.

My wife, Amy, teaches at Bishop Kearney Middle School, and our two kids, Bobby and Rosemarie, attend Nazareth Hall elementary school.

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19th Ward House Tour tickets on sale now.

Posted on October 10, 2012 at 8:02am 0 Comments

Join us this Saturday, Oct 13 for the 19th Ward House Tour.  The tour costs $10, and the keepsake booklet serves as your program, guide and ticket to enter each house.  The tickets/booklets can be purchased at the 19th WCA office (216 Thurston - north of the Presbyeterian Home), Menezes Pizza (445 Chili Avenue - near Post), Hunts Hardware (390 Thurston Road - near Anthony). 

A pre-tour slide presentation by Cynthia Howk, Architectural Research Coordinator of the Landmark Society of…


Little Theater movie fundraiser for the 19th WCA.

Posted on March 12, 2012 at 10:20pm 0 Comments

Do you want to see a great movie and raise money for the 19th Ward Community Association all at the same time?  Then buy a ticket from the Association office (328-6571) or any 19th WCA delegate or officer today.

Here's how it works.  You buy a fundraiser ticket for $15, and $8 of that goes to the 19th WCA.  You then turn in your fundraiser ticket at the Little Theater box office on Sunday, March 18 (this coming Sunday) to see any movie that is playing that day. …


Spread the word about meeting on Brooks development

Posted on March 3, 2012 at 2:45pm 0 Comments

Just in case you missed the calendar posting, there is a VERY important public meeting coming up very soon (Tuesday).  The City will be holding a meeting to provide the latest information on two aspects of the new Brooks Landing Development:

- The new development of an 11-story student apartment building with restaurant immediately to the north of the Staybridge hotel, and a 1-story credit unit building on the SE corner of Brooks and Genesee.

- Improvements to the portion of…


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At 9:52pm on May 28, 2011, Rahimah Wynn said…

I submitted an electronic application for the community association. I am very interested in your education committee. I am currently working with Community Education Task Force to start an independent district wide parent organization. Our next meeting will be on 6/15 at 5:30pm at School Without Walls, 480 Broadway.
At 8:03am on April 1, 2011, Carolyn Arnold said…



Thank you for the welcome!  I actually put in an application for the community association over the internet a few days ago.  I have been looking for more ways to give back to my community.  Despite being at my current address for only 2 years, I grew up on Brookdale Ave.  I tried living elsewhere in the city and couldn't wait to get back into the 19th ward!  I'm looking forward to following in my dad's footsteps and joining PAC-TAC, also.  


I hope to meet more new people soon and get re-acquainted with everyone else!


-Carolyn Arnold

At 11:23pm on July 1, 2009, Mark Sweetland said…

As a former editor, please note you need to change spelling to "pragmatic" in your profile. But I agree completely!
At 8:14am on January 12, 2009, Sheri Tehan said…
Hi, DeWain! As you know I have agreed whole-heartedly with many or your expressed opinions and ideas in the past. It is great to see a picture of you and your family! Hope to meet you in person one day... :)
At 6:00pm on January 11, 2009, Shawn said…
Welcome DeWain and Amy! Thank you so much for joining us here on Location19! I just read your bio, and understand what your talking about. I can only imagine what it must be like with children.

I do believe if we work together, we can create change in the 19th Ward. I now it will not happen over night. We certainly did not get here over night.

Thanks again, and I look forward to meeting you out around the Ward!

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