Thursday, April 25, 2013

Street Cleanup Dates Rolling Out.

The May 2013 Street Cleanup Schedule is starting to take shape.  There may be changes due to weather; rain dates will be posted for some locations.  Our Street Cleaning Captains have decided to focus on monthly cleanups in the areas that need it most.

May 9th-Lilac Street Cleanup
May 17th-Read/Cave Street Cleanup
May 23rd-Winchester Street Cleanup

More streets and blocks will be added to the schedule.  Notification will be available on the blog or by email.

Thank you.

3,000 Views and Counting.

We are happy to report our humble blog has reached over 3,000 views in less than six months!  Thank you all for your contributions, support and input; we look forward to documenting even more positive changes in our community.

Wednesday, April 17, 2013

Impromptu Highland Street Cleanup.

Thursday, April 18th at 11:00am we will be supporting LaMonna in her initial Highland Street Cleanup.  We are going to take advantage of the fact that children are on vacation this week.

If you can come and help out our youngest Street Cleaning Captain; we would love to have you.  Please bring your own gloves, bags and a few tools.  The meeting place is 283 Highland @ 11:00am.

Thank you.

Tuesday, April 16, 2013

Scenes From the Newhallville & Yale Architecture Community Event.

Saturday, April 6th proved to be a great day for our Architecture Event.  There was food, music, and conversations about the vision for Lilac Street and beyond.


Thursday, April 4, 2013

Green Careers. Women Leaders. A Day For Youth.

There is a free event sponsored by our neighbors at the Yale Forestry School on Prospect Street.  It will take place Saturday, April 6th from 10 to 3.  To register, go to:

Tuesday, April 2, 2013

Meet our Youngest Street Cleaning Captain.

Please congratulate our youngest Street Cleaning Captain Volunteer!  This is LaMonna; an industrious young lady who is the Street Cleaning Captain for Highland Street.

Street Cleanups have been organized for Cave, Read, Huntington, Lilac, Highland and Winchester.  Volunteers needed for other streets; please email  We will be sending out the dates and raindates for our future cleanups.

Thank you.

Newhallville & Yale Architecture Community Event. Saturday 4.6.2013.

All Newhallville residents are encouraged to join your neighbors this Saturday, 4/6 on Lilac Street for a community event.

From 10am to 4pm, you will be able to have your opinions about Newhallville documented in a one-of-a-kind mapping event.  And while this is a new concept for our neighborhood, it has been successfully done here.

Let your voices be heard and seen!

Monday, April 1, 2013

New Haven REACH Event for All College-Bound Students.

New Haven REACH would like all college-bound students (Class of 2014) to know they are invited to "College App 101"

This event will take place Sunday, April 21st from 1:00 to 4:30 at the Co-Op Center for Creativity (192 College Street). 

You can learn more about New Haven REACH and their mission, watch the digital flyer and register for the event by visiting them here