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News 8 Helps Beautify North Winton Village

News 8 Helps Beautify North Winton Village

Thank you to the employees of WROC, News 8, on Humboldt St. for helping us maintain neighborhood gardens and for painting the utility box on Culver Rd. across from Humboldt as part of their annual Nexstar Founders Day volunteer event.

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Winton Branch Library Parking Lot Gate Response

Winton Branch Library Parking Lot Gate Response

The Winton Branch of the Rochester Public Library has recently installed a gate barring people from using their parking lot when the building is closed. The North Winton Village Association is against that decision due to its negative effect on the many neighbors and visitors frequenting the businesses on Winton Rd.

We’ve met with representatives from the library and have sent the following letter to the City of Rochester Law Department, and to the attention of Mayor Warren, City Council, and representatives from Neighborhood and Business Development, and Rochester Public Library.

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New Neighborhood Street Signs Being Installed

New Neighborhood Street Signs Being Installed

You may have noticed something new while driving, riding, or walking down our streets this past week. New, green street signs featuring the neighborhood logo are being installed along our major arteries, such as North Winton Rd. and East Main St.

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RPD Community Update – Burglary Arrest, April 24, 2017

RPD Community Update – Burglary Arrest, April 24, 2017

The Rochester Police Department has made an arrest related to a burglary in the 2200 block of East Main St. The suspect was charged with burglary 2nd degree and Grand Larceny 4th degree. Thank you to the RPD and to all of our neighbors who continue to keep an eye out for each other. Click image to enlarge.

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East School Neighborhood Open House – April 29, 2017

East School Neighborhood Open House – April 29, 2017

The North Winton Village Association is proud to sponsor a neighborhood open house of the East upper and lower schools on Saturday, April 29, from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Here’s a flyer with more information.

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Give Litter Bugs a Clean Sweep

Give Litter Bugs a Clean Sweep

Remember all that great news about property values continuing to rise in North Winton Village? Well, according to a report by the Keep America Beautiful organization, the presence of litter can cause a 7 percent decrease in those very values.

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RPD Release – Drugs and Gun Arrest

RPD Release – Drugs and Gun Arrest

In its press release today, the Rochester Police Department, Goodman Section, included this January 29 arrest at Cedarwood Towers, 2052 East Main St.

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eWaste Day Coming this Saturday

eWaste Day Coming this Saturday

The City of Rochester will be holding an eWaste Day to give residents the opportunity to dispose of outdated and unwanted electronics.

eWaste Day
Saturday, October 15, 2016
9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Rhinos Stadium
460 Oak St., Smith St. entrance

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New Kiva Funding Option for Rochester Entrepreneurs

New Kiva Funding Option for Rochester Entrepreneurs

According to the Democrat and Chronicle, Rochester now has a local Kiva crowdfunding operation that may help area entrepreneurs with strong business ideas to fund their startup business. If you’re interested in learning about funding through Kiva, please read the D&C article, visit Kiva.org, and read the flyer below.

 

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Greenlight Networks Information and Sign-up Meeting

Greenlight Networks Information and Sign-up Meeting

Learn about Greenlight Networks, which has been adding high-speed internet services to certain area neighborhoods.*

Wednesday, July 27
7:00 p.m.
St. John the Evangelist553 Humboldt St.

 

*Meeting is hosted by neighbor, Marty Petrella. It is not a North Winton Village Association meeting.

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