Utility Scams: How to Stay Safe

Every year, there seems to be more scams concerning energy companies than the previous year. According to NYSEG & RG&E, “Utility customers can be a convenient target for these scammers because unlike retail business customers, most everyone is a customer of an energy company and pays utility bills.” Some...

Staff of the Month: Tammy Major

Have you ever gotten a loan through NeighborWorks® Rochester? If you have in the past year and a half, you have met our Lending Coordinator, Tammy Major.  Through her work here, she educates customers on lending products and services; while meeting one-on-one with clients, she helps them pull together...

A Wonderful Day in the Neighborhood

Photo : Graphics99.com This three part series will offer ways to engage your neighbors whether you have never spoken or you’ve already exchanged house keys. Check out last week’s article if you haven’t already! Part III: Friends Forever By this time, you have met, shared meals and probably bought...

A Wonderful Day in the Neighborhood

Photo : Steve Coffey Remember that your off campus neighbors live just feet away. Maintain a This three part series will offer ways to engage your neighbors whether you have never spoken or you’ve already exchanged house keys. Check out last weeks article if you haven’t already! Part II: Getting...

A wonderful day in the neighborhood

In today’s busy culture, one hardly has the time to notice shifts in the neighborhood, let alone having the time to say hello to neighbors. However, community has been shown to be an incredible force in people’s lives. Building relationships with your neighborhood promotes the stability of the community;...

Staff of the Month: Lynnette Robinson

Lynnette Robinson, Homeownership Advisor, began working at NeighborWorks® Rochester in January of 2013 as the FIS Landlord Initiative Coordinator and in May moved to her current position. Her typical day includes working as a collections liaison and making sure customers that have taken out a loan will not go...

Biography of Migdalia Toro

” Home to me means a warm, inviting family place filled with peace, comfort, love, laughter, and dreams.” Personal Migdalia Toro known as Maggie Toro was born to Felix Luis Otero, blue collar worker, and Ana Celia Otero, homemaker, in Coamo, Puerto Rico. Within her first year of life, her...

Staff of the Month: Ted Colucci

Ted Colucci, Lending & Homeownership Program Manager, travels the hallways of NeighborWorks® Rochester with his witty and jovial demeanor. With a positive outlook, Ted continuously looks for ways to move his department forward. He has been working here since May of 2012, yet that doesn’t mark the beginning of...

Burglary Prevention Tips

Record all serial numbers of electronics (phones, televisions, VCRs, video games, power tools, lawn equipment, etc).  Use an address book to organize these.  When purchasing these items don’t put the empty boxes at the curb.  A 60’ TV box means a 60’ TV is inside, and new! Secure your...