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East Rochester's 125th Anniversary
East Rochester's 125th Anniversary

East Rochester's 125th Anniversary

The QUASQUICENTENNIAL Celebration!

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Celebrate the birth of East Rochester at the Quasquicentennial Celebration on December 10th, 2022

East Rochester's First Fire Truck East Rochester's First Fire Truck

East Rochester's First Fire Truck

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Originally the equipment used in firefighting was a hand drawn hose cart and ladder wagon. In 1925 it was decided that the village needed a real fire truck not a commercial truck converted to one.

A BRIEF HISTORY OF EAST ROCHESTER

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East Rochester was originally called Despatch because of its proximity to the railroad. The word came from the name of the first major company to locate here, the Merchants Despatch Transportation Company, most often referred to as the Carshops. ...

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East Rochester Sidewalk Construction & Replacement Program

On Tuesday February 27th, 2024 the Town/Village of East Rochester and MRB Group will 
be hosting an informal Public Information Meeting. The meeting is open to residents to stop 
in at any time between 5:30pm to 8:00pm to ask questions with regards to the scope of the 
project. 

The meeting will be held in the Jean Daniel Community Center located on the 1st floor 
of the Eyer Building (317 Main Street, East Rochester, NY 14445). 
 

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What's Cooking? ER's Cookbooks: A Lesson in History

What's Cooking? ER's Cookbooks: A Lesson in History

In December, a new cookbook was added to the collection in the Local History Room -Centanni! – St. Nicholas Society Celebrates 100 Years of Italian-American Food, Family and Community. With over 250 photos and about 180 recipes, the book honors the Italian-American heritage in East Rochester. The book serves to remind us that each cookbook in our collection helps us understand the culture of our community, the commodities that were for sale as noted in the advertisements in some of the books, and the markets where foods were sold.

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