STOP Bryant and Stratton sign now

On May 17th 2011 the Town of Greece held a public hearing regarding the request of a "Special Use Permit" that would allow Bryant & Stratton College to build a new school at 846 Long Pond Road. The proposed college, possibly a restaurant and day care center would be located in the open field next to CVS Pharmacy, Rockcastle Florist and Northwest Savings Bank.

Currently Bryant & Stratton is located in Canal Ponds Park. That location would be vacated and would now exist at 846 Long Pond Road causing increased traffic and possibly more RTS busses. Currently at the college in Canal Ponds Park approximately 25\% of the students are Greece residents, while the majority are from the City of Rochester and Gates.


This will alter the essential character of the neighborhood. NOT ALTERING the neighborhood IS A requirement for a Special Use Permit!

The Town of Greece only notified residents within 500 feet of the proposed building. This amounted to less than 100 homes being notified. From that mailing, approximately 100 concerned residents attended the meeting to show they are AGAINST this proposal and more commercialization of our town and neighborhood.

Bryant & Stratton states they need more space and want to double enrollment from 400 800 students. There are currently MANY vacant buildings in Canal Ponds Park, why not expand in this already commercial area? Mercy Elementary School on Denise Road has been vacant for some time now, why not move there, it is already zoned and approved for a school?

NOW IS THE TIME TO COME TOGETHER and show the Town of Greece this IS NOT what we want by signing this petition. If you would like additional information, copies of the notification or site plan, please contact my email address at [email protected] I will answer ALL questions within 24 hours. Thank you in advance for your support!

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Latest Signatures

  • 11 December 2015808. Joseph Florencem
    Address 33 Margate Drive Against this proposal Date 06-14-11
  • 09 December 2015807. Kasey S
    Address 325 Courtly Circle How about the Britton Road Wegmans...they are leaving soon. Nice big commercialized area, plenty of parking! Date 6/9/2011
  • 09 December 2015806. Deborah F
    Address 238 wood run I agree they should take over an existing space if they need more room Date 6-11-11 Phone Number 585-227-7708
  • 08 December 2015805. Stephen S
    Address 119 Sutorius Drive, Rochester 14616 Expand your site by BJ's instead. Date 6/20/11
  • 05 December 2015804. Darren S
    Address 148 Lake Meadow Drive Expand at Canal Ponds, we don't need a college in the heart of greece, next to a couple of churchs and a high school. Leave the college in the more commercialized area toward the south of Greece. Date 6/8/2011
  • 04 December 2015803. Gary P
    I support this petition
  • 03 December 2015802. David Ls
    I support this petition
  • 03 December 2015801. Laura C
    Address 1621 Fetzner Rd NO, that area is becoming so over congested! There are so many empty buildings, what are people thinking! Date 6-13-11
  • 03 December 2015800. Mary C
    I support this petition
  • 29 November 2015799. Melisas M
    Address 120 Drexhall Lane, Rochester, NY 14612 I feel they should use a building that is already built instead of building more buildings. Use one of the buildings already in that same park. Or use a school that is already vacant. Date 06/07/11
  • 27 November 2015798. Susan S
    I support this petition
  • 23 November 2015797. Albert Ag
    I support this petition
  • 23 November 2015796. Judy C
    Address 100 kafana Drive This would be a big Mistake!! Date 6/21/11
  • 21 November 2015795. Linda J
    Address 63 Ridgeway Estates Thanks to the citizens of Greece for exercising the good care and prudence that town officials have proven incapable of. Date June 13, 2011 Phone Number 585-739-9200
  • 20 November 2015794. Susan S
    Address 72 Drexhall Lane Please utilize vacant buildings before creating another vacant building by giving this business permission to build a new one. College campuses are often not in the same buidling, but are nearby on the same grounds. It seems that
  • 19 November 2015793. Bill S
    Address 139 Dove Tree Lane 14626 Find another alternative; already too much traffic Date June 2, 2011
  • 17 November 2015792. Ben P
    Address 95 Red Cedar Dr busy enough!!!!! use existing properties already approved Date June 20, 2011 Phone Number 585-230-6367
  • 15 November 2015791. Maggie H
    Address 297 Stafford Way Ð’ Date June 11, 2011 Phone Number 585 453-9025
  • 10 November 2015790. Joanna S
    I support this petition
  • 09 November 2015789. Marshall Fischer
    I support this petition
  • 08 November 2015788. Diana S
    I support this petition
  • 07 November 2015787. Lynn C
    I support this petition
  • 07 November 2015786. Holly P
    I support this petition
  • 30 October 2015785. Carol P
    I support this petition
  • 28 October 2015784. John B
    I support this petition
  • 26 October 2015783. Porfirio Garciaj
    Address 182 Northwood Dr increased traffic/safety a major concern on an already very crowded roadway Date 6/9/2011 Phone Number 2278088
  • 22 October 2015782. Christine D
    I support this petition

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