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 Inside This Issue President’s Message, Browncroft Thru the Years, Landmark Society Tour, History of Brighton, Browncroft, Detectorists, Go Green, Lifespan Respite Program, City Forester, Ice Cream Social, Calendar of Events

Up Coming BNA Events

May 30 – Annual Membership Meeting 50 Year celebration

June 23- Ice Cream Social

July 18 – BNA Picnic

August 19 (or 20 as rain date) - Movie Night-In the Browncroft Rose Garden

September - Date TBD - Neighborhood History Tour

October 28 - Fall clean up, Rose Garden

November TBD -Fall membership meeting with guest speaker

Volunteers Needed - Some activities may not occur unless neighborhood volunteers come forward to help make them happen.

Welcome to the Browncroft Neighborhood Association (BNA) web site. This is the official web PUBLIC site of the historic Browncroft Neighborhood in the City of Rochester, New York. As a visitor you have complete access to all of its content by following the shortcuts along the top, the BLUE navigation selections to the left, or selecting any BLUE highlighted word that will redirect you to further content here or on the Internet. You do not need to login at any time.

The purpose of BNA is to promote, organize, and carry on those activities which are intended to maintain and improve the character and quality of neighborhood living in the Browncroft area of the City of Rochester, New York.

Overview: The City of Rochester's web site provides a general overview of the Browncroft Neighborhood in the Southeast Quadrant.

Communication is important: The BNA Crier Newsletter is delivered to each of our houses in the BNA area about 5-6 times a year by our volunteer carriers. If you wish to subscribe to our BNA-announce emailing list for alerts, reminders, and news, go to the Contact pageBesides this site, you can   on Twitter or Become a fan on Facebook. No account login required to view.

Membership: As a resident of a BNA street, you can show your support by becoming a voting member by filling a BNA Membership Form and payment of the $10 dues.

Our Beautification Committee has provided on its web page a useful PDF document containing plants lists of plants that feed birds year round taken from the Brown Bros catalogue, as well as pics of the actual catalogue pages. Check it out! The committee can also always use volunteer help in maintaining our prized Rose Garden at Browncroft and Merchants.

Please visit our neighborhood's (K-6) RCSD – School #46 web site - bookmark it and check back for monthly updates.


Winton Branch Library program flyers received by BNA are available here or at the Public Library web site. Your continued patronage is appreciated. 

Winton Library Programs: Website:


Crime Reporting available for our area: Rochester Police Department Open Data Portal: This is a public platform for viewing crime information in the City of Rochester. Link: Rochester, NY Police Department Open Data Portal (