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We did it.

Over a hundred people came through the old Strong School over the weekend to play a part in bringing our new mural to life. If you were one of them, if you supported the project, if you stopped by to say hi and cheer us on: thank you. You made it happen. …
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Added by Sarah Miller on July 13, 2017 at 12:30am — No Comments

Mural Makes Over Vacant Former Strong School

Just off Grand Avenue, an African woman carries a bundled baby on her back, a purple cloth pressing up into her hair. A half-pigeon, half-dove with pink and blue-green wings flies above. Just a few feet to the left, an activist steps forward, bangled, purple fist slicing the air triumphantly. The Quinnipiac River bridge beckons behind her...…

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Added by Lee Cruz on July 10, 2017 at 1:44pm — No Comments

CSNA meeting minutes (June 2017)

 

 

MINUTES June 21, 2017 ~ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

The Mary Wade Home

 

  • Welcome & Introductions: presents, were: Nathalie B, Susan OL, Sgt Renee Dominguez, Marian L, George M, David H, Lee C, Margaret D, Robert R, Sally E, Chandra R, Jacqueline M, Shirley C, Drew Goldman, Leslie F, Kirk Morrison (New FH librarian), Kyle Litscher, Mary-Ann M, Clymenza H, Mark and Arlene…
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Added by Nathalie Bonafe on June 27, 2017 at 5:00pm — No Comments

Let's not let any child go hungry in our community. Find and Share Information about Summer Meal Programs Here

Today is the last day of school, the last day of school breakfast and lunch for many children in our community. Summer Meals are free, nutritious, meals and snacks that are provided to kids and teens,18 years of age and younger, throughout the summer when school is out. Find and Share Information about Summer Meal Programs Here: http://www.endhungerct.org/summer-meals/

Let's not let any child go hungry in our community for…

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Added by Lee Cruz on June 26, 2017 at 11:53am — No Comments

CSNA meeting minutes (May)

 

Minutes

May 17, 2016 ~ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

The Mary Wade Home

 

  • Welcome & Introductions: Mark D, Nathalie B, Marian H, MaryAnn M, Sally E, Gilbert Avery, Brenda B, Rich P, Lee Cruz, Mike Fumiatti (NHPD) Lou Decriencenzo (NHPD), George M, Sierra-marie Gerfao, Margaret D.
  • Finance Report- Sally: Grant money for the Yoga program has…
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Added by Nathalie Bonafe on May 22, 2017 at 5:41pm — No Comments

CSNA meeting minutes (April)

 

 

Minutes

April 19, 2016 ~ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

The Mary Wade Home

 

  • Welcome & Introductions: Presents were: Nathalie B, Mariam L, Brenda B, Richard P, David H, Sgt Renee Dominguez, Tim B, Gilbert A, Mark D, Lee C, Kyle Litscher, Sally E, Gerda Genece, Leslie F.
  • Health & Wellness
    • Urban…
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Added by Nathalie Bonafe on April 24, 2017 at 10:00am — No Comments

A Message of Thanks

Dear Neighbors and Friends,

     Thank you so much for your support of Saturday’s Easter/Spring Party at Chatham Square Park.  Based on the huge attendance and the smiles of the children and families who were there, it was a GREAT success.  Everyone had a chance to participate in arts & crafts, guess the amount of candy in the jar, take a photo with the Easter Bunny, and just…

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Added by Sally Esposito on April 17, 2017 at 10:36am — No Comments

Schooner Coastal Exploration and Sailing Camp Registration!

Hi all,
The Schooner Camp is back and running and enrollment is live! Check it out below.
Enroll your 6-12 year-old now for two-week coastal exploration and sailing programs this summer. Enroll here: http://www.newhavenlandtrust.org/SchoonerCamp2017
The Schooner Summer Camp, run by the New Haven Land Trust, brings kids to the coastline to explore, learn, grow, get their feet wet…
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Added by Justin Elicker on April 3, 2017 at 4:57pm — No Comments

EASTER/SPRING PARTY - FIESTA DE PASCUA/PRIMAVERA

Spring Greetings to All,

Our annual spring event is coming up on April 15th.  Thanks to our new District Manager, Sgt. Renee Dominguez, we will have dozens of boiled eggs for kids to decorate. The Easter Bunny will attend and may even lead a short parade around Chatham Square Park to celebrate our new, beautiful sidewalks. We are in need of volunteers to clean the park at 12:00 that day and unopened bags of individually wrapped candy.  Contact Sally by email at sally.esposito@snet.net…

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Added by Sally Esposito on March 28, 2017 at 4:00pm — 1 Comment

CSNA meeting minutes (March) by Sally

 

 

MINUTES

March 15, 2016 ~ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

The Mary Wade Home

 

  • Present: Kenneth Reveiz (Alder-Elect 14th Ward), Sgt. Renee Dominguez (FH District Manager), Mary Ann Moran (Meeting Facilitator), Susan Hackett, Mark Duda, Marian…
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Added by Nathalie Bonafe on March 20, 2017 at 4:00pm — No Comments

Dom Aitro Baseball League Sign ups

Dom Aitro Baseball sign ups
Saturday and Sunday 10am-1pm
TBall- (5-6 yr olds)$50.00
Minors and Majors.(7-12) $75.00
at the stand. ...
Please pass the word. Thanks

Added by donna caldeira on March 10, 2017 at 4:21pm — No Comments

CSNA meeting minutes (February 2017)

 

Minutes

February 17, 2016 ~ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

The Mary Wade Home

 

  • Welcome & Introductions: Nathalie B, George M, Sally E, Margaret D, MaryAnn M, Susan H, Sgt Renee Dominguez, Marian L, Kathleen F, Abigail T, David H

 

  • Health & Wellness
    • Urban Trail Update– Kathleen\Lee: working on map\postcard
    • Community…
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Added by Nathalie Bonafe on February 23, 2017 at 2:14pm — No Comments

Job Opening: Bi-lingual Garden Education Coordinator

Position Description

Garden Education Coordinator, New Haven Land Trust

Our Mission

The New Haven Land Trust is a 35-year old non-profit. Our mission is to engage people in stewardship and cultivation of the land for a healthier community and environment. Our main focus is maintaining our 6 nature preserves and 50 community gardens. We also facilitate educational workshops and activities on our…

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Added by New Haven Land Trust on February 22, 2017 at 3:45pm — No Comments

CSNA 2017 Retreat Notes

Chatham Square Neighborhood Association:  2017 Retreat Notes

January 28, 2017, 10am-2pm (postponed from January 21)

The Mary Wade Home, 118 Clinton Avenue (Pine St. Entrance)

Host: David Hunter

Facilitator: Kevin Ewing…

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Added by Sally Esposito on January 31, 2017 at 10:03pm — No Comments

Serving the Community

Dear Neighbors, 

Sadly, I am unable to join you all this weekend for our Annual Retreat, as I have to deal with family medical matter. However I wanted to update you on the new ways I'll be serving our community.  
You've all heard of the Oysterman's House I turned into a way to attract people to this community for short term accommodations.  This business has been operational for a little over a year and emphasizes our welcoming neighborhood, its beautiful wild…
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Added by Nathalie Bonafe on January 23, 2017 at 2:30pm — No Comments

CSNA meeting minutes (November)

Minutes

November, 16 2016 ~ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

The Mary Wade Home

 

  • Welcome & Introductions: Nathalie B, John R, Lee C, Tim B, Mark D, Susan R, Sally E, Kathleen F, Richard P, Brenda B, Marian L, Lt A. Maio, George M, Leslie F, David C, David H.
  • Health & Community Gardening
    • Community and School Gardens: Mary…
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Added by Nathalie Bonafe on November 21, 2016 at 5:30pm — No Comments

CSNA meeting AGENDA (October 2016)

AGENDA

October 19, 2016 ~ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

The Mary Wade Home

  

  • Welcome & Introductions
  • Police\Safety: Police District Sgt. Anthony Maio 203.676.8661
  • Health & Community Gardening
    • Community and School Gardens: Mary Ann\Sally
    • Urban Trail & Maps update – Kathleen\Lee

Interested in working on health issues…

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Added by Nathalie Bonafe on October 18, 2016 at 5:30pm — No Comments

CSNA meeting Minutes (September 2016)

 

MINUTES

September 21, 2016 ~ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

The Mary Wade Home

 

  • Participants: Nathalie B, Lee C, Mark D, Tim B, Maryann M, Sally E, Brenda B, Rich P, Susan H, David C, Susan Regan, Diane P, George M, David H, John Roberts, 3 police officers.
  • Police\Safety: some positive reports about decrease in violence for…
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Added by Nathalie Bonafe on September 27, 2016 at 5:00pm — No Comments

CSNA meeting Minutes (August)

 

Minutes

August 17, 2016 ~ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

The Mary Wade Home

 

  • Welcome & Introductions: Present: lee, George, Diane, Mariam, Robert R, John (Library), Tim, Mark, MaryAnn, Kathleen, Rich, Branda, David H, Susan O’, Nathalie
  • Police\Safety: Police District Sgt. Anthony Maio 203.676.8661: no report. 
    • Fire on Downing St. Sunday…
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Added by Nathalie Bonafe on August 26, 2016 at 11:45am — No Comments

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