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cooking classes

We have new cooking classes coming up! December 8th - holiday appetizers. This
class will be paired with wines for each appetizer. 7pm to 9pm.
December 15th - holiday cookies. This class will be paired with dessert
wine. You will receive a recipe booklets. $65 per class - sign up

Added by JENELLE'S on November 18, 2010 at 1:12pm — No Comments

Happy Thanksgiving to all Fair Haven neighbors...

30 Thanksgiving Quotes to choose from...…


Added by Voytec Wacowski on November 25, 2010 at 8:30am — No Comments

Thanksgiving Dinner at Mary Wade

Do you know a senior that would like to

celebrate the Thanksgiving holiday at Mary Wade? On Nov. 25th Mary Wade is hosting

a Thanksgiving Lunch for seniors, 65 and older. Lunch will be served in the

residential care home and transportation will be provided. Pick up is scheduled

for 11am and the return is at 1:30 – Charge for the day) ...Please contact Rosanne…

Added by David V. Hunter on November 19, 2010 at 2:56pm — 2 Comments

Weekday closing

Friends, Jenelle's will be closing during the week beginning December 1st. Fear not!!! We will still be open on the weekends for brunch only from 8am to 2pm. We will re-open for the spring with an even better menu. We will still be available for catering, classes and private parties throughout the winter. So, stop in before the 1st for lunch or dinner. Thank you for all your support.

Added by JENELLE'S on November 18, 2010 at 1:15pm — No Comments

Clothes without Borders - A Grand Avenue thrift store with a mission wants YOU as a client.

By Jenny Dai

Contributing Reporter - YALE DAILY NEWS

Wednesday, November 17, 2010

Clothes Without Borders is a thrift store that passes its profits on to New Haven’s Integrated Refugee and Immigration Services (IRIS). Opened in September at 900 Grand Ave., the shop was started by New Haven IRIS to increase the resettlement agency’s… Continue

Added by Voytec Wacowski on November 18, 2010 at 11:57am — No Comments

Mary Wade and the Community Foundation's giveGreater challenge


We need 5 more on line dontaions of $50 or more!!! When the challenge began we were 25th, and now we are 15th.

Go to and make your on-line donation of $50 or more to Mary Wade Home!!!Your

$50 could be worth $25,000 to a Mary Wade…


Added by David V. Hunter on November 11, 2010 at 6:19pm — 2 Comments

For Sale: 58 ATWATER ST

ML#: N308756

Property Address: 58 ATWATER ST

Listing Price: $139,900
SqFt: 3,097

Spacious 2 family Colonial with many interior upgrades, 1st floor 3 bed, 2nd and 3rd fl combined for 5…


Added by Lee Cruz on November 10, 2010 at 3:00pm — No Comments

Anyone have thoughts they want to share about the implications of the New Haven Promise...

For our community, for the children, for the housing market, for the economic development of New Haven?…

Added by Lee Cruz on November 10, 2010 at 8:47am — 6 Comments

New Windows at 13 Lewis St.

If you've been down Lewis St. lately you may have noticed the new windows installed at #13.…


Added by Corey Stone on August 9, 2010 at 12:00pm — 1 Comment

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

Lewis Park - Painting of the mural

Painting of a mural in the Lewis Park was fun! I apologize for over a week long delay in posting of those photos. It is actually a technological wonder as at some point they all were "lost" sue to a faulty memory card,,, took me a moment to find software that enabled recovery. Enjoy, It was a very FUN day!… Continue

Added by Voytec Wacowski on October 12, 2010 at 8:27am — 2 Comments

CSNA Monthly Meeting - October 20th at Mary Wade

The last monthly meeting of CSNA was lead by Eric Neubauer - the leader of Community Development Team. (Meeting minutes to be published soon) .

During the meeting Ms. Fereshteh Bekhrad, our neighbor from 195 Front Street, presented the plans for her vision of Quinnipiac Riviera. She intends to develop old, postindustrial dilapidated stretch of Quinnipac River west shore, north from Grand Avenue bridge. Watch the video -…

Added by Voytec Wacowski on October 20, 2010 at 8:00pm — 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

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

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

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

Need a pet? - Animal Haven has a kitten for you

All are spayed or neutered, up to date with vaccinations and tested negative for feline leukemia and AIDS. A $125 adoption donation fee per kitten helps to keep the place running. Kitten food donations also needed.

The Animal Haven is located at 89 Mill Rd. North Haven. Please call 203-239-2641 or visit h…

Added by Voytec Wacowski on August 23, 2010 at 8:30am — No Comments

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