Meet Mindy MacLaren

I was born in Buffalo, where my Dad's family lived, in 1971, was adopted by my parents, Jane and Larry Glazer, and grew up in Pittsford with my 2 younger brothers, Rick and Ken. Around the age of 11, I began to notice the loss of so many area farms to housing developments, including the … Continue reading Meet Mindy MacLaren

My Experience as an Historic Preservationist

(Pictured above: the 1847 William Higbie Homestead and my home). By Mindy MacLaren As the daughter of a visionary leader in the revitalization of some Rochester's oldest industrial buildings, the idea of them as important pieces of the landscape, history, and future of a place was instilled in me from a young age. In my … Continue reading My Experience as an Historic Preservationist

My Comments to the 2020 Comp Plan Committee

By Mindy MacLaren On Tuesday, Sept. 24, 2019, a public hearing was held to give Penfield residents the opportunity to speak to their neighbors who have volunteered to sit on the 2020 Comprehensive Plan Committee; the Town's planner (Zach Nersinger), engineer (Mark Valentine), and Director of Development (Jim Costello) were present as well.  My comments … Continue reading My Comments to the 2020 Comp Plan Committee