Communities

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Praise for Riis Houses Caretaker

Tammy Daniels certainly knows good customer service when she sees it – she’s a customer service supervisor in NYCHA’s Human Resources Department.

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A New Season Takes Root

NYCHA kicked off the start of Spring by gathering over 260 resident gardeners on April 13 at the 16th Gardening and Urban Farming Conference.

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NYCHA’s Pet Policy

A household may own either one dog or one cat. There is a size limit for dogs. Dogs that are expected to weigh more than 25 pounds when full grown, based on a veterinarian’s estimate, are not permitted.

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Major Study Finds Lighting Cut Crime by 39%

By Ray Molony, Lux and Lighting Magazine, March 13, 2018

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Pairs with Purpose

In October, NYCHA's Deputy Director for Community Safety Strategies Andre Cirilo organized a fundraiser on Staten Island that raised more than $1,000 and collected nearly two dozen boxes of supplies for victims of Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico.

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A Tree Unites the Community

This season, a holiday tradition was revived at Betances Houses thanks to the efforts of the South Bronx Youth Leadership Council (SBYLC): decorating a community Christmas tree.

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Celebrating NYCHA’s Resident Gardeners & Gardens

Hundreds of NYCHA’s resident gardeners, NYCHA staff, and partners gathered at Johnson Community Center in Manhattan on November 3, 2017 for the 54th Annual NYCHA Garden & Greening Award Ceremony.

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Glenmore Plaza Senior Center Raises Awareness About Breast Cancer

On October 13, Glenmore Plaza Senior Center held its second annual Breast Cancer Awareness event.

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Wise Rehab Residents Walk-N-Roll for Spina Bifida Awareness

Vernice Tillery, resident of Wise Rehab in Manhattan, organized a family-friendly Walk-N-Roll to raise awareness and funds for the Spina Bifida Association (SBA). The event was held on September 2 in Central Park. Ms.

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“Whatever ails you, we help you down here.”

On this Wednesday afternoon, Ruth Taube holds court with a group of five women working at ancient sewing machines in the basement of Vladeck Houses. Colorful fabrics work against the backdrop of mundane white. This is where Taube, now in her 90s, has been coming every week for nearly 50 years.

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