by Mindy MacLaren It's October, leaves are falling, and residents will be looking to clean up their yards. Each Fall, and to a degree, in the Spring, thousands of bags of leaves and yard debris are put to the curb to be taken to landfills by local garbage service companies. Penfield has already undertaken steps … Continue reading Alternatives to Leaf Pick Up
By Julie Mitchell Last evening, I spoke at the Town's 2020 Comprehensive Plan community input meeting. If elected, with YOUR help, I will work for: development that fits with our community values and does not overload our infrastructure; development that values our green spaces for recreation and their unique beauty; and, development that does not … Continue reading My Comments at the 2020 Comp Plan Meeting
Egads, it's been a while since I last posted and, for that, I apologize. Issues of interest and concern in Penfield continue for sure. Realizing that life does get in the way of writing, at times, and that I could use some help keeping up, I'd like to put out an invitation to anyone who … Continue reading Long time, no talk!
By Tom Trevett This is the first in a series of thumbnail sketches of the members of the current Penfield Democratic Committee. The committee is growing, and includes men and women who have been members since the early 1970’s. This first installment highlights Phil and Elsa Schaefer who have shared their talents and enthusiasm for … Continue reading Penfield Democrats at a Glance
By Mel Callan Running for ofﬁce can be terrifying and exciting; exhausting and enjoyable; frustrating and educational; mixed emotions that wax and wane from moment to moment and day to day. But in the long run, it is well worth the experience and rewarding beyond expectations. I ran for county legislature and state senate. Each … Continue reading My Thoughts on Running for Office