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Updated Food, Pharmacy Services and much MORE...

Dear neighbors,For a comprehensive list of Resource Pages by location, language and type of Service visit: http://gnhcommunity.ning.com/profiles/blogs/directory-of-local-resource-pages-in-response-to-coronavirus-covi  For the food insecure in our…See More
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Message from Junta for Progressive Action re: Community Soup Night

We were delighted to host the amazing Chatham Square Neighborhood Association Soup / Sopa Night at Junta last Sunday. Special thanks to Fair Haven residents, nonprofits and businesses who donated to Junta to support our disaster resettlement services for families impacted by the earthquakes in Puerto Rico. Junta has been at the helm of this work since Hurricane Maria hit landfall in 2017. With your support, we will continue to serve families displaced by disaster that are making New Haven their…See More
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"Thanks Lee!  Looking forward to working together in the future!"
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Idea for your consideration... involves eating good food.

Community Dining Out Night introduces you to great local food while building community and supporting great local restaurants. It's been suggested that we increase CDO nights to one per month during this year to support local restaurants during the disruption caused by the repairs to the Grand Avenue  Bridge.We would like your feedback on this idea. Would consider dining out at a Fair Haven  restaurant once a month? The benefits are:- Eat good food,- Build great community and- Support a local…See More
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Nov 17, 2019
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GRAND AVENUE GASTRONOMY TOUR

Enjoy the cultural and culinary diversity of Fair Haven. Taste the cuisines of Mexico, Peru, Puerto Rico, and more while learning the history of New Haven's most eclectic and ethnically diverse neighborhood. Just two tours: June 15 and 22. 2pm - 5pm. To register visit: https://www.artidea.org/event/2019/3652See More
May 16, 2019
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GRAND AVENUE GASTRONOMY TOUR

Enjoy the cultural and culinary diversity of Fair Haven. Taste the cuisines of Mexico, Peru, Puerto Rico, and more while learning the history of New Haven's most eclectic and ethnically diverse neighborhood. Just two tours: June 15 and 22. 2pm - 5pm. To register visit: https://www.artidea.org/event/2019/3652See More
May 16, 2019
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Community Dining Out Night at J & J Restaurant

May 29, 2019 from 6pm to 8pm
Have dinner with family, friends & neighbors at J&J Dominican Restaurant on Grand Avenue. Meet new people, visit with your neighbors, enjoy great food, and support a local business. This is a purely social event. Bring the kids, invite your friends from outside the neighborhood, come early or drop in late, and order as much or as little as you like (separate checks). Join us!!See More
May 16, 2019
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Community Dining Out Night at J & J Restaurant

May 29, 2019 from 6pm to 8pm
Have dinner with family, friends & neighbors at J&J Dominican Restaurant on Grand Avenue. Meet new people, visit with your neighbors, enjoy great food, and support a local business. This is a purely social event. Bring the kids, invite your friends from outside the neighborhood, come early or drop in late, and order as much or as little as you like (separate checks). Join us!!See More
May 16, 2019
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Free, Open Swim Sessions at John Martinez at John Martinez School

May 22, 2019 at 5pm to June 5, 2019 at 8pm
The pool at John Martinez School is open to the public Wednesdays 5pm-8pm and Saturdays 10am-2pm.For details from the City website click here.See More
May 16, 2019
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May CSNA Community Meeting at Mary Wade Home

April 17, 2019 from 6pm to 7pm
Come learn about the planning efforts around Q Riverfest and how we plan to make a video about our walking trail.This is also your opportunity to learn about what is happening in your neighborhood, to share your ideas, to meet your neighbors and to get involved. Resident homeowners, renters, business owners and people who work in our neighborhood are welcome.Children are always welcome at CSNA meetings.See More
May 14, 2019
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ASA - ARTE Saturday Academy at ATWATER CENTER

May 18, 2019 at 1pm to June 8, 2019 at 4pm
An academy for ages 7 - 17 to stimulate the brains of young people to reencounter themselves through the exploration of the arts, culture, and leadership development.  Weekly activities related to the arts, dance, music, instruments, traditions and culture.  Seminars on language arts in Spanish to cultivate a love of the Spanish language.  Lessons about remarkable people and events that have forged the Puerto Rican and Latino experience in the United States.1:00pm - 4:00pm each Saturday.Email…See More
May 14, 2019

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Chatham Square Neighborhood i.e. Between: | I91- N | Grand Ave - S | Ferry St - W | Quinnipiac River - E |
How long do you live in the area?
6-10 years

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The Grand Avenue bridge closure is scheduled for April 13th

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Old Strong School Building on Fire... no one hurt but Fire Department had to go in the front, through the mural.

Posted on March 31, 2020 at 7:00am 1 Comment

The alarm came in at 7:54am. No one is hurt. Damage inside was minimal, just a piece of the gym floor. More photos here. 

Happier days: When we raise money and other contributions to make the mural possible …

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IMPORTANT Notice: Foreclosures and Evictions

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Foreclosures and Evictions

This week, the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) authorized the Federal Housing Administration (FHA) to implement an…
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Clifford Beers Clinic is committed to helping our families during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Posted on March 21, 2020 at 2:46pm 0 Comments

We are committed to helping our families during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Your health, wellness and quality of life is our top priority.  

Amidst the uncertainty of COVID-19 (coronavirus) we want to provide you with the following…

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At 3:18pm on February 16, 2020, Erika S. said…

Thanks Lee!  Looking forward to working together in the future!

At 8:12pm on November 14, 2019, Lynne S Bibber said…

Thank you for adding me to the group.

At 2:46pm on March 21, 2019, Caitlin Daly said…

So happy to be here!

At 9:57am on February 22, 2019, Fe Shays said…

Thanks Lee!

At 6:34pm on October 16, 2018, Frank Redente Jr. said…
Thanks Lee.
At 9:05am on June 19, 2018, LIsa Gangemi said…

Thanks Lee! Hope all is well with your family. We will share the community events in our employee newsletter.

At 3:23pm on January 30, 2018, Kimberly Acosta-New Haven Farms said…

Hi Lee,

Thanks so much for your warm welcome! I will make sure to keep everyone here updated on New Haven Farms activities and events, and also provide general information about our programs and the other work that we are doing. I will definitely tell our community members about this group/website.

Thanks again!

At 9:13am on November 20, 2017, Stan DeCosta said…

Thank you. It was nice to meet you.

At 10:20pm on November 19, 2017, Gerald Garcia said…
Thanks Lee! Delighted to be here.
At 3:50pm on February 22, 2017, New Haven Land Trust said…

Thanks Lee!

 
 
 

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Once again Fair Haven Community Health Care has been recognized as a high achieving health center by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HRSA), and has received the gold level designation. This places FHCHC in the top 10% of the 1,400 community health centers across the country and reflects our strong commitment to high quality clinical care. The full announcement can be found here.

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