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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

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

Your Help Needed to Make the old Strong School Beautiful!

Let's make an iconic, abandoned building at the heart of our neighborhood beautiful again.

Please donate…

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Added by Lee Cruz on May 28, 2017 at 3:50pm — No Comments

Able Bodied Helpers Needed Today or Tomorrow to Help the person Building Stage & Dance Floor for Riverfest

If you are able bodied and willing to help the person building the stage and dance floor for Riverfest, we can really use your help/ No carpentry experience necessary, just a willingness and ability to lift plywood sheets and lumber. We will work around your schedule, just really need the help. If you know anyone who might be interested please forward this message. Call or text Richard at (760)613-5347.

Thank you.

Added by Lee Cruz on May 16, 2017 at 10:15am — No Comments

CSNA meeting minutes (June 2016)

CSNA meeting, June 15, 2016, 6:00 – 7:30 pm

 

Present: George Morrison, Joan Heenan, Fran Goekler-Morneau, Brenda Brown,…

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Added by Lee Cruz on July 3, 2016 at 7:52am — No Comments

Proposed AGENDA June Meeting CSNA

June 15, 2016 ~ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

The Mary Wade Home

 

  • Welcome & Introductions
  • Police\Safety: Police District Sgt. Anthony Maio 203.676.8661
  • Traffic Calming: Doug Hausladen, Director Transp. City of New Haven
  • Health
    • Urban Trail – Kathleen\Lee
      • Maps update
    • CARE grants update
    • Other health…
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Added by Lee Cruz on June 14, 2016 at 11:00am — No Comments

Riverfest 2016 Photos

Photos from Riverfest 2016 . 

http://www.ilovenewhaven.org/2016/05/riverfest-2016-chris-randall.html

At the bottom is a link to the expanded Facebook album. Enjoy!

Added by Lee Cruz on May 17, 2016 at 10:00pm — No Comments

Fair Haven Celebrates Opening Of Urban Trails

At Quinnipiac River Park in Fair Haven, Orquesta Espada was heading into the last song of its set. The Caseus truck had run out of supplies to make sandwiches and was packing it in, while the ¡Ay…

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Added by Lee Cruz on May 2, 2016 at 10:20pm — No Comments

New Haven Register: 5.8 mile Fair Haven Urban Trail opens to the public

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Added by Lee Cruz on May 1, 2016 at 1:00pm — No Comments

Quinnipiac Riverfest is back—bigger and better than ever! May 15th 11am-4pm.

The Chatham Square Neighborhood Association is proud to present the 7th annual  celebration of our waterfront community and the beautiful river that runs through it. As in past years, there will be 3 bands, craft beer tasting from local breweries, great food, guided canoe rides, and face painting and crafts for children. New this year: We’ve added a big dance floor, so bring your dancing shoes. Kayaking has been added to the water-related fun…
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Added by Lee Cruz on April 26, 2016 at 6:00pm — No Comments

Fair Haven Waterfront Weekend 2016

Two days of music, food and fun on the historic Fair Haven Waterfront in New Haven, CT

Fair Haven Family Stroll and Festival - Saturday April 30 ~ 10am-2pm at…

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Added by Lee Cruz on April 5, 2016 at 12:00am — No Comments

Agency on Aging want to see what "Stop Ageism Now" means to you.

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Added by Lee Cruz on March 7, 2016 at 12:50pm — No Comments

Get bike commuting on the NEWS on WNPR

WNPR reporter Ryan Caron King is working on a video that shows what it's like to bike through different cities and neighborhoods in Connecticut. The goal is to show streetscapes from the perspective of riders and the challenges bikers have to overcome.

Ryan is looking for Fair Haven neighborhood resident who use a bike and public transportation solely to get around. He would like to ride along with you and film for about 30 minutes, or the length of your commute. He would like to do…

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Added by Lee Cruz on February 2, 2016 at 5:41pm — No Comments

2016 Retreat Chatham Square Neighborhood Association Questionnaire

Greetings and Happy New Year!

As is our custom, we will NOT have a regular monthly CSNA meeting on the third Wednesday of January. Instead we will gather on Saturday, January 23rd from 10:00 am - 2:00 pm at the Quinnipiac…

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Added by Lee Cruz on December 27, 2015 at 8:21pm — No Comments

Tree Lighting at Quinnipiac River Park

The organizers of the Tree Lighting at Quinnipiac River Park are looking for musicians, singers and a Santa Claus. We have the suit and a place to change, let us know if you are interested in bring cheer to this community event.

Musicians bring your instruments. We already have a trombone and two accordions. Singers bring your voice, we need you.

We pay in apple cider, good cheer and with a heartfelt thank you. See you Sat. at 5:30pm Quinnipiac River Park, corner of…

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Added by Lee Cruz on December 9, 2015 at 12:00pm — No Comments

CARE Launches the New Haven Health Survey

   

Special Announcement 

~ CARE Launches the New Haven Health Survey ~

Spread the…

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Added by Lee Cruz on September 1, 2015 at 3:41pm — No Comments

Mary Wade Home searching for Transportation Coordinator.

The Mary Wade Home is searching for the right candidate for the position of Transportation Coordinator. Fluent Spanish is required in this position.



Essential duties include:

  • Management of the Adult Day Center, Weekend and Medical Transportation programs

·         Vehicle Maintenance and Driver Safety Training

  • Supervision of the…
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Added by Lee Cruz on August 21, 2015 at 2:15pm — No Comments

The New Haven Land Trust is looking for a new operations manager

Position Description: Operations Manager, New Haven Land Trust

 

Our Mission

The New Haven Land Trust promotes the appreciation and preservation of natural resources in New Haven for the benefit and education of the community. We do this through land conservation, community gardening, and environmental education.

 

Our Culture

The Land Trust is a rapidly growing non-profit with a strong, community-focused mission.  We…

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Added by Lee Cruz on July 17, 2015 at 11:19am — No Comments

Curb Unnecessary and Excessive Tree Trimming by Utility Companies

Connecticut Fund for the Environment's campaign to curb unnecessary and excessive tree trimming by Connecticut's utility companies is gaining momentum! The coalition to protect our local communities from ugly and environmentally devastating trimming practices is growing daily. But the threats to trees are growing too.

 

This week, we heard about aggressive tree destruction in Weston, and we're monitoring a council hearing in Ledyard. As we share our conservation plans and…

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Added by Lee Cruz on July 8, 2015 at 3:50pm — No Comments

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