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Construction Employment Opportunities

Posted by on Jul 26, 2013 in Blog | 0 comments

SCHOOLHOUSE TERRACE, 33 ASHBURTON AVENUE, YONKERS, NY  SISCA NE-MPCC-MENGLER, JV LLC and its Subcontractors are actively seeking to hire local Yonkers neighborhood based individuals and businesses of all sizes for general labor construction and some skilled trades at the Schoolhouse Terrace development located at 33 Ashburton Avenue, Yonkers, NY.   This project is covered under Section 3 of the Housing and Urban Development Act of 1968 and all applicable implementing regulation.   All inquiries for employment and business opportunities should be made Tuesday thru Friday, directly to: SISCA NE-MPCC-MENGLER JV, LLC ATTN: Linda Benigni (845) 279-6111 xt 12 MUNICIPAL...

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Youth Council Groups

Posted by on Jul 24, 2013 in Blog | 0 comments

Youth Council Groups

The Neighborhood Youth Council groups will be focused on neighborhood change.   There has been a lot of interest with youth in creating more opportunities for green space, jobs and extracurricular activities. We are proud to announce that our Sarah Lawrence College Research Assistants have won a scholarship to attend the DoSomething.org Boot Camp in NYC July 20th, 2013. Our SLC RAs were chosen because they were identified as individuals who have a solid well thought out project plan, have already begun to turn their project ideas into action, or have 
an existing project or organization.  The awarded Research Assistants are going to put together some youth groups in...

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Contracting Opportunities for Schoolhouse Terrace (PS6)

Posted by on Apr 16, 2013 in Blog, Events | 0 comments

Contracting Opportunities for Schoolhouse Terrace (PS6)

PS6 – MWBE Open House Flyer 2013-04-05  

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Yonkers Holds Choice Neighborhood Workshop and Tour

Posted by on Mar 29, 2013 in Blog, Press Releases | 0 comments

Yonkers Holds Choice Neighborhood Workshop and Tour

On February 21, Yonkers city, federal and educational officials, along with housing advocates and public housing residents, held their first official gathering to discuss and tour the proposed revitalization of Cottage Place Gardens and the transformation of the Croton Heights neighborhood, as part of the city’s recent receipt of a HUD Choice Neighborhood Planning Grant of $300,000.  The City of Yonkers was one of 17 localities nationwide to receive such funding. The gathering was kicked off by Yonkers Mayor Mike Spano, who was followed by Yonkers Municipal Housing Authority Chairman Judge Arthur Doran.  The attendees were then welcomed by Yonkers Housing Authority...

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Yonkers Community Celebrates Grant Award

Posted by on Mar 22, 2013 in Blog, Events | 0 comments

  Community gathers to celebrate award of funds to plan for transformation of Croton Heights/ Cottage Place Gardens Neighborhood Nepperhan Community Center,  March. 15, 2013 — Community Voices Heard (CVH), a member organization that organizes low-income residents in Yonkers, NY around the issues of access to good jobs, neighborhood safety and affordable housing, hosted a celebration for the award of the Choice Neighborhood Planning Grant. The City of Yonkers along with the Municipal Housing Authority of Yonkers (MHACY) and The Community Builders have been awarded $300,000 by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD) Choice Neighborhood...

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