Amelia Pupchyk, a resident of the Municipal Housing Authority for the City of Yonkers, celebrated her 100th Birthday. Amelia was born on May 7, 1921. Ameila, who lives in Curran Court, showed off a letter from President Joseph Biden congratulating her on the momentous occasion. Congratulations to Amelia.
More than 100 families attended an Earth Day Spring Fair at Palisade Towers on April 17. The event, sponsored by Sun River Health, was held from 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. Children participated in an Easter Egg hunt, arts and crafts and other games and had pizza for lunch. Thank you to Sun River Health.
Community Solar Launches in Yonkers: MHACY to benefit by lower electric bills thanks to Sustainable Westchester, Groundwork Hudson Valley, G&S Solar and Robert Martin
The City of Yonkers is launching an outreach initiative, in partnership with nonprofits Sustainable Westchester and Groundwork Hudson Valley, to bring the benefits of Community Solar to Yonkers residents. Five new Community Solar projects - the first of their kind in the city - are being constructed by solar developer, G&S Solar, on buildings [...]
Yonkers was home to rapper DMX who died on April 9 at the age of 50. The City of Yonkers, including residents of MHACY, participated in many tributes including one at Ross F. Calcagno Homes on April 13 that was attended by more than 1,000 people. Red balloons were released into the air and rows [...]
MHACY Launches Vaccine Education Campaign with NewYork-Presbyterian Lawrence Hospital NewYork-Presbyterian Lawrence Hospital physician produces informational video to allay fears and encourage vaccination against Covid-19 YONKERS, NY - (March 29, 2021) – With vaccination rates lagging behind in many communities of color, the Municipal Housing Authority for the City of Yonkers (MHACY) has launched [...]
More than 250 MHACY Senior Citizens got their second dose of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccination on March 4 at the Nodine Hill Community Center in Yonkers. Wilson Kimball, President and CEO of the Municipal Housing Authority for Yonkers, thanked Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Department of Health. Residents received their first [...]
MHACY has started a new Book Club for its residents. Each month MHACY President and CEO, Wilson Kimball, will recommend a new book she's reading to MHACY residents. In March they will be reading Former NYS Governor David Paterson's book, "Black, Blind, & In Charge: A Story of Visionary Leadership and Overcoming Adversity." Gov. [...]
Five young women have been assigned to help MHACY residents navigate new computer tablets they received thanks to the ConnectHomeUSA Initiative through the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). These tutors will help in a variety of ways from assisting children with academic assignments and afterschool activities to helping seniors learn new technologies. [...]
A comprehensive study was completed this month for the Municipal Housing Authority for the City of Yonkers (MHACY) that puts the agency in the vanguard of climate resiliency planning in the region. Developed in partnership with the nonprofit Groundwork Hudson Valley and leading urban design firm, Mark K. Morrison Landscape Architecture, it lays out [...]
Lakisha Collins Bellamy remembers the day she moved into Cottage Place Gardens in the summer of 1985, but even more memorable was the day in November of 2007 when she returned for her first real job with the Yonkers Municipal Housing Authority. “It was fate that I came to work for the Housing Authority,’’ [...]