About Us

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Since its founding in 1995, the North Winton Village Association (NWVA) has worked tirelessly to keep crime and drugs away from the area, to beautify the neighborhood, and to keep intact the charm of an early 20th century “village” with the amenities of the 21st century.

The NWVA partners closely with the City of Rochester Police Department (RPD), as well as city code enforcement, economic development, local schools, elected officials, and various other organizations. Currently, North Winton Village has the lowest crime rate in Rochester, due in large part to the diligence of the NWVA.

The NWVA is run by a dedicated group of neighborhood volunteers. There are no paid personnel.

Updated 9/22/2015


Mary Coffey, Co-Chair
Committees: Economic Development, Zoning & Safety

Marilyn Schutte, Co-Chair
Committees: Beautification, New Media

Marilyn Parchus, Treasurer
Committees: Beautification, Economic Development, Grants & Funding

Denise Speicher, Secretary
Committee: Membership

Board Members

Tony Cilino

John Coraggioso
Committee: Economic Development

Brian Halligan
Committee: New Media

Joe Jacobs
Committee: New Media

Peggy Michnieweiz
Committees: Economic Development, Zoning & Safety

Bryce Miller

Holly Petsos
Committees: Arts Festival, Beautification, Zoning & Safety

Joe Polizzi

Honorary Members

Tom Green, Mayer Paint & Hardware

Bill Seremetis, Captain Jim’s Fish Market

James Vamvakitis, Liberty Family Restaurant


The NWVA is a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) organization.
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