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Paid Party Planner Opportunity...

The City of New Haven is seeking an individual to organize a Friday evening community event on the Grand Avenue Bridge. Event should include performances, family/children activities, food. Interaction and collaboration with residents and neighborhood organizations necessary. Graphic design experience a plus. The budget for the event currently set.

Interested individuals can contact Kim Futrell…

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Added by Lee Cruz on October 16, 2019 at 3:12pm — No Comments

CSNA Community Planning Survey

Background Information
Since 2009 the Chatham Square Neighborhood Association has created and supported activities that benefit our community, around Chatham Square Park and Fair Haven. We continue to support neighborhood cleans ups, Quinnipiac Riverfest and…
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Added by Lee Cruz on October 1, 2019 at 10:46pm — No Comments

Family of Creatives looking for Apartment in Fair Haven

A couple with two children, musicians and visual artist with steady employment, looking for a two or three bedroom apartment in Fair Haven starting in January 1. Prefer 1st floor. References available. If you own an apartment that you would like to rent or have a lead on an apartment please text information to: 203.668.7074. Thank you. 

Added by Lee Cruz on September 15, 2019 at 8:23pm — No Comments

Lewis Street Park Painting - DONE!

This is the crew:

from the URI Green Space Group at Lewis Street Park. With the very small painter:

And the Pellegrino crew:…

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Added by Lee Cruz on August 29, 2019 at 9:30pm — No Comments

People Who Walk: Want to be in a Video about our Trail?

Dear Fair Haven Area Resident:

Do you walk? Do you take advantage of our beautiful urban trail? Please be advised that The Chatham Square Neighborhood Association in collaboration with The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven, Yale New Haven Hospital, Fair Haven Community Health Care and the Community Alliance for Research and Engagement is taping a…

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Added by Lee Cruz on June 10, 2019 at 1:41pm — No Comments

Ferry Street Bridge Closed Tuesday, June 11 9:00 am - noon

The Ferry Street Bridge will be closed Tuesday, June 11 from 9:00 am - 12:00 pm for routine maintenance. Rain date is Tuesday, June 18. If you use Ferry Street Bridge to cross Quinnipiac River, you will need to find an alternative route during those hours. Alternate routes include; Grand Avenue Bridge, Forbes Avenue, Quinnipiac Avenue to Route 80 - Foxon Blvd or I-95 Pearl Harbor Bridge. Please plan ahead.

If you have any questions call (203) 946 -…

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Added by Lee Cruz on June 6, 2019 at 5:42pm — No Comments

Ferry Street Bridge Closed Tuesday, June 11 9:00 am - noon

The Ferry Street Bridge will be closed Tuesday, June 11 from 9:00 am - 12:00 pm for routine maintenance. Rain date is Tuesday, June 18. If you use Ferry Street Bridge to cross Quinnipiac River, you will need to find an alternative route during those hours. Alternate routes include; Grand Avenue Bridge, Forbes Avenue, Quinnipiac Avenue to Route 80 - Foxon Blvd or I-95 Pearl Harbor Bridge. Please plan ahead.

If you have any questions call (203) 946 -…

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Added by Lee Cruz on June 6, 2019 at 5:42pm — No Comments

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/2019/3652…

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Added by Lee Cruz on May 16, 2019 at 9:36pm — No Comments

Attention Fair Haveners interested in Food Security: Board Nominations Now Being Accepted!

Interested in serving on the Board of Downtown Evening Soup Kitchen?  Check out the Board membership posting below or on our website.

POSTING

Board of Directors Membership

Multiple seats available

Nominations…

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Added by Lee Cruz on April 11, 2019 at 7:55pm — No Comments

Volunteer needed to coordinate vendors at Riverfest.

We have had several email inquiries from local art & craft vendors to sell their wares at Riverfest. We need somebody to respond to these and keep a record of their names and contact info. If you are willing to take this on, please contact Christel at christeljmanning@gmail.com.

Added by Lee Cruz on March 22, 2019 at 3:43pm — No Comments

2019 CSNA Retreat Notes and request

Dear Friend and Neighbors:

As promised below are the notes from our 2019 Retreat.

  • If you attended the retreat you are invited to use the comments section under the notes to post additional information that is missing or corrections. We would like for the notes to be community-owned so please make a note if you have something to add or to correct.

  • If you did not attend the…
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Added by Lee Cruz on February 8, 2019 at 2:30pm — 9 Comments

Equity of Place Opinion Survey

This is your chance to share your opinions with the building community! We are planning to share the most constructive and meaningful survey responses at the NESSBE summit and on the event website: www.nessbe.net

This survey's target audience is the community outside of the building professions, although all are welcome to share. Our definition…

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Added by Lee Cruz on December 20, 2018 at 12:17pm — No Comments

Fair Haven Trail Post Card Maps

If you want one for yourself or want some to give away, contact us via ChathamSquareNeighborhood@gmail.com. Or you can pick one up at the Fair Haven Public Library.

Business owners and nonprofits: You are welcome to have some to give away. Just let us know and we'll deliver to you.  Contact us via ChathamSquareNeighborhood@gmail.com.…

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Added by Lee Cruz on May 21, 2018 at 12:00am — No Comments

Business Tabling Opportunity at Quinnipiac Riverfest on May 19

Riverfest will offer tabling opportunities to a select number of vendors of products and services.

If you are interested in learning about this offer: benefits,cost, and rules please send an email to ChathamSquareNeighborhood@gmail.com or call Lee at (203)…

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Added by Lee Cruz on May 9, 2018 at 3:00pm — No Comments

Summer Camp Option, scholarships available

The Schooner Summer Camp brings kids to the coastline to explore, learn, grow, get their feet wet in the water, and above all else - have fun! Our summer camp curriculum is designed to appeal to youth ages 4-12 years old with leadership and youth development opportunities for teens. The Schooner Summer Camp offers both a land-based Shore Program and a sea-based Sailing Program in which campers engage in science-based learning through adventure, exploration, crafts, songs, and games.…

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Added by Lee Cruz on March 6, 2018 at 5:45pm — No Comments

Apply Now for the 2018 Neighborhood Leadership Program!

Calling Community Leaders!  Are you ...…

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Added by Lee Cruz on December 28, 2017 at 10:54am — No Comments

Great Opportunity to Connect with a Great New Haven Organization...

Added by Lee Cruz on December 22, 2017 at 3:45am — No Comments

November Meeting Notes

Meeting Notes - Thank you George Morrison.

November 16, 2017 ~ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

The Mary Wade Home

Attendees: George M., Sally E., Mary Ann M., Lt. Zannelli, Kirk M. Kathleen F., Vinnie A. Lee C.

 

Finance Report – Fund balance: $9,090.98.  $300 contribution fr. George C., Grand Apizza is in process.

Health & Wellness:

  • Urban Trail Update – request are…
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Added by Lee Cruz on November 30, 2017 at 9:35am — No Comments

Attention Community Leaders!

Join us at an orientation session for the 2018 Neighborhood Leadership Program.…

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Added by Lee Cruz on September 15, 2017 at 11:41am — 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

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Explore Living Here

Waterfront Living

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Urban Specialist Realtors

47 High St.

203.787.7800

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Find local homes for sale

Five star senior community with a tradition of quality care

118 Clinton Avenue

203.562.7222

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20 Grand Avenue, New Haven

Local Places to Eat

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Buen Gusto Restaurant

 379 Grand Avenue

203.772.3577

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El Coqui Restaurant

286 Grand Avenue

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Grand Apizza Restaurant

111 Grand Avenue

203.624.7646 or

203.624.9320

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Cositas Deliciosas

271 Grand Avenue

203.782.4757

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La Molienda Peruvian Restaurant

113 Grand Avenue

203.562.0675

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Salsa's Authentic

Mexican Restaurant

99 Grand Avenue

203.752.1265

Fair Haven Pharmacy

OPEN 7 Days a week. Lowest Prices Guaranteed. 10% discount on over the counter products if you mention CSNA.

Fair Haven Community Health Care

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.

We are proud and happy to have FHCHC as a community partner and a major employer in our community. 

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