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ANNUAL MANUAL '09: Man on the Street 

Maureen Galvin

Hometown: Gates

What Makes Rochester Unique: Easy to get around in; people are a lot tougher than in other places; beautiful old homes that are always being refurbished.

Favorite Places: George Eastman House, LakeOntario

Valerie Young

Hometown: Sodus

What Makes Rochester Unique: The Public Market -- "There's nothing else like it around."

Favorite Places: Highland Park in the spring

Melba Leonard

Hometown: Rochester, St. Paul neighborhood

What Makes Rochester Unique: Everything is 15 minutes away.

Favorite Places: Walking to the Reservoir; Strong National Museum of Play, because there's lots for everyone to do.

Pam Kerslef

Hometown: Lyons

What Makes Rochester Unique: The diversified weather, which allows for lots of different types of sports.

Deana Eaton

Hometown: Ontario, NY

What Makes Rochester Unique: Smaller-sized city, friendly people, but can still get that big-city feel in areas.

Favorite Places: Charlotte Pier, Seabreeze area up by the lake

Mike & Pam Davis

Hometown: Union Springs

What Makes Rochester Unique: "It's very cool," and something's always going on, year-round. Rochester breeds diverse, hearty people.

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