Bill Lipuma Community Spirit Award Winners

At the September 20 meeting of the Rochester Downtown Development Authority (DDA), the Board announced the winners of the Second Annual Bill Lipuma Community Spirit Award. This year’s winners are Paul Haig, owner of Haig’s of Rochester Fine Jewelry and Linda Rea, owner of The Linda Rea Team Real Estate One. Ben Giovanelli, DDA Chairman; Linda Rea, Linda Rea Team; Tony Lipuma, Lipuma’s Coney Island; and Paul Haig, Haig’s of Rochester The award seeks to recognize members of our downtown that … [Read more...]

Rochester-Avon Historical Society Hosts 21st Annual Antique Appraisal Day at the Rochester Community House

Have you ever wondered what that old dresser is worth or who painted Grandma’s beautiful oil painting? If you have antique treasures or family heirlooms that you’ve long wondered about, bring them to the Rochester-Avon Historical Society’s 21st Annual Antique Appraisal Day on Sunday, March 2 from noon until 4 p.m. at the Rochester Community House, 816 Ludlow, and have them professionally appraised. There are more appraisers this year who have offered to donate their time and expertise in … [Read more...]