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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

Your help needed to bring a Problem Property to the attention of the City

The issues are blight and vermin.

155/153 Lombard St has absentee landlords who are allowing their property to deteriorate. Racoons and squirrels have been seen coming in and out of the house, where they have built nests, causing health and safety issues. The shingles are falling off the house making it not only unsightly, but attracting vermin to make nests.

You can help by following this link: …

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Added by Lee Cruz on July 2, 2015 at 11:08am — 1 Comment

Summer Movies For New Haven Families

Summer Movies For New Haven Families

This summer, the City of New Haven will host movie nights for children and their families. Moviegoers are encouraged to bring their own blankets, chairs and any snacks they might want throughout the show. The movie schedule is as follows:

  • July 10 at Kimberly Field: The Goonies;
  • July 17 at College Woods: ET: The…
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Added by Lee Cruz on June 26, 2015 at 10:30am — No Comments

Important: Job Training Opportunitities

The City of New Haven is working with the Workforce Alliance and New Haven Works to offer a program to prepare applicants to compete for upcoming retail and customer service jobs in the region, including, but not limited to:

 - Jordan's Furniture

 -  The Fresh Market

 - Bed Bath and Beyond

 - DSW

 - Dick’s Sporting Goods

The program starts in early July with the possibility of hiring by companies beginning immediately after training and…

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Added by Lee Cruz on June 22, 2015 at 4:27pm — 1 Comment

From Arroz Con Gandules To “Malta Goya!” - What the New Haven Indy says about food in our neighborhood

...Our first stop was Grand Apizza, a Fair Haven institution with several branches in neighboring towns. We all enjoyed slices of cheese, mushroom, pepperoni, and sausage pizza and learned the history of the place. I learned that this is where you get the ice cream sandwiches, too — actually, gelato sandwiches...

And it goes on from there. Read the entire article…

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Added by Lee Cruz on June 2, 2015 at 9:08pm — No Comments

What if Marginalized Neighbourhoods Crafted Their Own Handmade, Place-based Economies?

From entrepreneurs in their 20s to established real estate developers, the diversity of people who joined the first few gatherings on neighbourhood economics in Cincinnati had an initiator of the effort, Peter Block, happily stunned.



Peter Block “The most excited people in some cases were the people who came in with the most responsibility — and they got it,” Peter says.

Christine Egger, who is supporting the…

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Added by Lee Cruz on May 28, 2015 at 3:12pm — No Comments

See Chris Randall's Best Riverfest 2015 pictures

This year's Quinnipiac Riverfest was last Sunday. THis is a link to Chris's top ten photos:

http://www.ilovenewhaven.org/2015/05/top-10-riverfest-photos-chris-randall.html?q=riverfest

The complete album is on Facebook:

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Added by Lee Cruz on May 10, 2015 at 10:30pm — No Comments

Neighborhood Employment Opportunities...

The following jobs have come to our attention as a result of organizing Riverfest. This company is located in Fair Haven, anyone who lives here can walk or bike to these jobs. They are at Vespoli. If you are looking for a job and you think you are qualified please contact them directly. It would help our efforts to get people who have access to local jobs to share the information with us us if you mention that you heard about the job through…

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Added by Lee Cruz on May 7, 2015 at 10:55am — 2 Comments

Fair Haven business owners- we are 300+ local residents, your potential customers. We want to buy from you, we want to work with you to improve our neighborhood. Please join us, 6pm Mon. May 11 at Ch…

Fair Haven business owners- we are 300+ local residents, your potential customers. We want to buy from you, we want to work with you to improve our neighborhood. Please join us, 6pm Mon. May 11 at Cheney & Co. 20 Grand Av. Enter at rear of the building. Please RSVP:Diane.Panasci@FairHavenForward.com.…

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Added by Lee Cruz on April 28, 2015 at 4:29pm — No Comments

20 Questions in 20 days for $20 ~ Riverfest and the Grand Ave Gastronomy Tour

Tis the day for Riverfest and the Grand Avenue Gastronomy Tour.  Below is the final question. Bring 10 questions with their corresponding correct answers…

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Added by Lee Cruz on April 14, 2015 at 10:00pm — 1 Comment

Update: 7 chairs have stepped up... Your chair could be a STAR too

 
The Yale School of Drama needs 24 chairs for a production.  Have you got one or two you could lend them?
The show takes place in a homeless shelter, and what they need is a mix of wooden chairs, steel-framed chairs with plastic seats, folding chairs, etc. – "a hodgepodge of whatever was donated or…
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Added by Lee Cruz on March 28, 2015 at 2:00pm — 3 Comments

Your Help Requested: Donations Needed for the Annual Easter Egg Hunt

The annual CSNA Easter event is fast approaching. We typically distribute 250-300 treats in addition to the games and activities that take place.  We are seeking donations of the following to ensure that our young guests have a fun time:
- bags of candy with individually wrapped pieces
- clementines/mandarin oranges
- trays of white raw eggs which will be boiled by volunteers for the children to…
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Added by Lee Cruz on March 25, 2015 at 10:00am — No Comments

2015 CSNA Planning Retreat Minutes

THANK YOU to all who attended the 2015 Annual Planning Retreat. In preparation for the February Monthly meeting, where we will finalize our plans, please find below the minutes of the retreat. Many thanks again to our retreat facilitator Dieniz Costa and our retreat notetakers Nathalie Bonafe and Christel Maning. Thank you also to New Haven City Hall staff who attend our retreat: Steve Fontana from the Office of Economic Development and Doug Hausladen Director of Transportation. We…

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Added by Lee Cruz on February 15, 2015 at 4:56pm — No Comments

Donate to the Chatham Square Neighborhood Association through the United Way of Greater New Haven

You can help the Chatham Square Neighborhood Association, consider making a tax deductible donation through United Way of Greater New Haven as either a one-time gifts or via ongoing paycheck deductions. For the tax benefit in 2015 your donation must be made December 31. 

All donations we receive are used for activities in the neighborhood, We do cultural events, educational activities and teach kids about healthy eating. All association events are posted on our…

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Added by Lee Cruz on December 12, 2014 at 11:04am — No Comments

Important Opportunity to Help Plan for our Neighborhood this coming Weekend

Dear Neighbors:



Mayor Harp has placed a high priority on economically reinvigorating New Haven’s neighborhoods.  This past winter, she invited consultants from the CT Main Street Center to meet with businesses, community groups, political leaders, and ordinary citizens throughout the city to assess our ability to launch our own “Main Street” commercial revitalization program.  Thanks to the efforts many people in our community, the consultants gained a thorough perspective on the…

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Added by Lee Cruz on November 3, 2014 at 7:33pm — No Comments

Safety bulletin from the NHPS for tonight

The New Haven Police Department strongly endorses the following Halloween Safety Tips



Walk Safely

• Cross the street at corners, using traffic signals and crosswalks.

• Look left, right and left again when crossing and keep looking as you cross.

• Put electronic devices down and keep heads up and walk, don’t run, across the street.

• Teach children to make eye contact with drivers before crossing in front of them.

• Always walk on sidewalks or paths. If there… Continue

Added by Lee Cruz on October 31, 2014 at 11:52am — No Comments

REGISTRATION CLOSED for: Learn about the power of storytelling to illustrate important values and create a sense of shared experience in our community Saturday Oct.11

The Chatham Square Neighborhood Association is invited to have four members  participate in a daylong story workshop on Saturday, October 11th at the Fair Haven Public Library. We are delighted that Bill Harley, nationally recognized educator, teacher and Grammy winning performer, will lead the workshop.

 

The morning session of the workshop will explore how stories help to illustrate important personal values, key perspectives, and a sense of shared…

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Added by Lee Cruz on September 18, 2014 at 3:00pm — No Comments

Young, professional, married couple looking for a house or apartment rental

Young, professional, married couple looking for a house or apartment rental in Fair Haven starting in October or November. Ideally, we're looking for a 2 or 3 bedroom. We have a friendly, trained, dog name Quentin. If you have a house, apartment or a lead on one please contact Tom at (203)-444-6380

Added by Lee Cruz on September 8, 2014 at 9:55am — 1 Comment

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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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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

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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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