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Welcome to the Lyell-Otis neighborhood!

Lyell-Otis: Where Neighbors Help Neighbors


The next meeting will be September 14th at Cameron Ministries at 48 Cameron Street, 5:30-7:30. (until the libraries reopen, meeting locations are in flux.) Bring your own chair please, the folks at Cameron are doing their best to keep everything sanitized.

Please invite your nice neighbors to come along!



* On Hold - due to COVID-19 *

LONA Produce Distribution on the First Saturday of each month at the Lyell Branch Library

- This is an all-volunteer partnership between LONA and the Flower City Pickers at the Rochester Public Market and the Lyell Branch Library.

- We never know what items will be donated, but we do the best we can with what we receive.

- LONA really is Where Neighbors Help Neighbors!


Click here for more information regarding the Comprehensive Plan for the City of Rochester - Rochester 2034!

Please click here for more information regarding the ROC The Riverway Program!

Lyell-Otis Neighborhood Association (LONA) is located in the City of Rochester, NY. It's in the Northwest Quadrant of the city. We border Gates and Greece. Our boundaries are: The Erie Canal (the City Line) on the West, Lyell Ave. on the South, Driving Park Boulevard on the North, and the old subway bed (long since filled-in, which previously was where the Erie Canal flowed!) on the East - almost to Dewey Avenue, but not quite.


Mission Statement, or "Who We Are"

The Lyell-Otis Neighborhood Association is an all-volunteer organization that works to better the quality of life in the neighborhood. We are always trying to increase our active membership numbers, and trying to attract more owner-occupied homes into our area. We have been diligently working with the city to improve this issue, as well as many others. 

We recently rebuilt a playground after getting the project funded by local elected officials and local health care agencies, so as to improve the area for our youngest neighbors.


Click Here to learn about the HISTORY of our Lyell-Otis area!


Check out our Facebook page for up-to-date information

Our Northwest Councilman:
Jose Peo
30 Church Street, Room 301-A
Rochester, NY 14614
(585) 428-7538 (Office)

Our At-Large Council Members:

Willie J. Lightfoot
147 Trafalgar St.
Rochester 14619
(585) 428-7538 (office)

Mitch Gruber
10 King St.
Rochester 14608
(585) 428-7538 (office)

Jacklyn Ortiz
27 Grassmere Park
Rochester 14612
(585) 428-6056 (office) (585) 428-7538

Loretta C. Scott
171 Berwick Rd.
Rochester, 14609
(585) 428-7538 (Office)
(585) 482-0407 (Home)

Malik Evans
115 Nunda Blvd.
Rochester, NY 14610
(585) 428-7538 (office)

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Please join us as we work to make our neighborhood better!

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Hi! This is Pam! Your friendly Lyell-Otis Neighborhood Association Public Relations Coordinator! I try my best to keep this web site up-to-date and as clear as possible, but please know that your feedback is always welcome! I look forward to helping make our Lyell-Otis Neighborhood a shining example of how we live happily in the City of Rochester!

If you have any comments, or suggestions, please feel free to drop me a line!!

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