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September 2010 Blog Posts (13)

Poverty vs. Politics

Last year New Haven needed $250K to operate its emergency shelter for the poor. NO MONEY - because of the recession. Total CT political spending in 2010 to date: $27million - just for this election cycle. Where are our priorities? Recession - just an excuse!…


Added by Eric Neubauer on September 30, 2010 at 11:52am — No Comments

#DrumHVN - Beating The New Rhythm For New Haven - photos

The #DrumHVN - Drumming session on 23rd of September on the Green, we should arrange some "Get Together - Play The Music" in Fair Haven as well...…


Added by Voytec Wacowski on September 24, 2010 at 7:30am — No Comments

Homes soon to be For Sale throughout in Fair Haven and throughout New Haven

The ROOF Project is currently in the process of rehabilitating foreclosed in Fair Haven and throughout New Haven. These houses will be for sale this fall and winter. Down payment and closing cost assistance is available to eligible buyers for all of these homes. Click here for more information on eligibility.

Houses in and around the Chatham Square neighborhood include the following:…


Added by The ROOF Project on September 23, 2010 at 8:00am — No Comments

Neighborhood fixer upper for sale asking 57,500

ML#: N307134

Great potential. Needs work. Sold "as is".

Property Address: 55 PINE ST

Price: $57,500

Added by Lee Cruz on September 21, 2010 at 8:22pm — No Comments

Free foreclosure prevention and mediation services offered by the ROOF Project

The ROOF Project is a collaborative effort between the City of New

Haven and nonprofit agencies to address the mortgage foreclosure crisis in New

Haven. We offer free, HUD certified counseling services to homeowners that are facing foreclosure or having trouble making mortgage payments. ROOF has two counseling partners in New Haven:

Greater New Haven Community Loan Fund (203) 624-7406

Neighborhood Housing Services of New Haven (203) 777-6925

For additional… Continue

Added by The ROOF Project on September 21, 2010 at 2:14pm — No Comments

Mary Wade has added a new vehicle to its fleet. This is needed because of the needs of seniors in the community needing transportation. Mary Wade provides free transportation to people 60 and older n…

Mary Wade has added a new vehicle to its fleet. This is needed because of the needs of seniors in the community needing transportation. Mary Wade provides free transportation to people 60 and older needing transportation to/from doctors and dentist office Mon-Fri., and for social visits on the weekends, ie, shopping, visiting… Continue

Added by Voytec Wacowski on September 20, 2010 at 9:14pm — No Comments

House for Sale on Chatham St. at The Park

Address: 87 CHATHAM ST

SqFt: 3,120

Listing Price: $179,900

ML#: N307062

Added by Lee Cruz on September 19, 2010 at 10:20pm — No Comments

Reading Study--Still Recruiting


We are still recruiting for our reading study at the Yale School of Medicine, Dept of Pediatrics. We are looking for good readers and struggling readers ages 10-15. If you know of anyone who might be interested please, send them our way. We conduct our study visits 7 days a week at the family's convenience and can do them in our downtown office or at the family's home. The child will receive a $25 gift card and the parents will receive a…


Added by Joan Bosson-Heenan on September 17, 2010 at 10:56am — No Comments

No Confidence Vote for New Chief

Regardless of the outcome this should be of concern for our community. Please read this article so you can stay up to date on the internal challenges our city's police force is struggling with. I find it interesting, since moving here 4 years ago, we have been through three chief's, a federal corruption investigation, and continued challenges keeping the city safe.…


Added by Eric Neubauer on September 16, 2010 at 11:32am — No Comments

What Insulation Can Do

We recently completed the insulation at 13 Lewis St. Not the ordinary fiberglass or cellulose, though. This is sprayed in foam, the most important energy-saving feature you can add to an old house. You can see from the pictures that it fills the gaps between the studs completely, providing a continuous barrier against wind and vapor. The high density foam used in the walls is very rigid so it adds structural integrity. Up in the attic you can see we went a bit overboard in foaming the rafters… Continue

Added by Corey Stone on September 13, 2010 at 11:10pm — 2 Comments

Come join the fun--TODAY in Chatham Square Park!!!

The Fifth Annual Chatham Square Community Festival is happening today from 1-5. Come take a ride on the horse & buggy, listen to the ever popular R&B of The Langley Project and Perkins Street's own Carlos' Musical Moment--a nine-piece salsa band, plus Ecuadoran music, drumming, a musical petting zoo, stories about Fair Haven's fishing days, crafts for kids, a volleyball expo, and more.

Sponsored by Mary Wade Home, Grand Apizza and Rosa Royalty LLC and in partnership with the… Continue

Added by Hope Metcalf on September 11, 2010 at 9:00am — No Comments

Passing of the Top Fair Haven Cop baton...

A year ago The New Haven Independent's Allan Appel reported about…

Added by Voytec Wacowski on September 7, 2010 at 11:44pm — No Comments

Are you eating well? I was poisoning my kids, and didn't know it!

I sent Lee this MSG on FB earlier this week... this is part of a convo that started around supporting school breakfast first blush and admirable cause, then you see what your kid gets....sugary cereals, whole cow's milk, and orange juice.... this may fill the kids bellies for a short while, but it is not going to give real nutrition, in fact those kids are gonna crash, only to be bumped up again at lunch w more starches and sugars and…

Added by Gabriela Campos-Matteson on September 3, 2010 at 3:45am — No Comments

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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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