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100th Birthday Celebration

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.

By |2021-05-10T10:59:58-04:00May 10th, 2021|News|Comments Off on 100th Birthday Celebration

Earth Day Spring Fair at MHACY

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.

By |2021-05-04T10:33:32-04:00May 4th, 2021|News|Comments Off on Earth Day Spring Fair at MHACY

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 [...]

By |2021-05-04T10:31:58-04:00May 4th, 2021|News|Comments Off on 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

Tribute to DMX

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 [...]

By |2021-05-04T10:27:17-04:00May 4th, 2021|News|Comments Off on Tribute to DMX

MHACY Launches Vaccine Education Campaign with NewYork-Presbyterian Lawrence Hospital

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 [...]

By |2021-04-07T17:03:25-04:00April 7th, 2021|News|Comments Off on MHACY Launches Vaccine Education Campaign with NewYork-Presbyterian Lawrence Hospital

MHACY Seniors Get Second Round of Vaccines

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 [...]

By |2021-03-08T15:48:13-05:00March 8th, 2021|News|Comments Off on MHACY Seniors Get Second Round of Vaccines

New MHACY Book Club Giving Away Former Gov. David Paterson’s New Book

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. [...]

By |2021-03-05T13:49:01-05:00March 5th, 2021|News|Comments Off on New MHACY Book Club Giving Away Former Gov. David Paterson’s New Book

Young Women to Tutor Students and Seniors on New Computer Tablets

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.  [...]

By |2021-03-05T13:45:44-05:00March 5th, 2021|News|Comments Off on Young Women to Tutor Students and Seniors on New Computer Tablets

MHACY and Groundwork Plan Environmental Retrofit for Public Housing  

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 [...]

By |2021-03-08T16:07:11-05:00March 5th, 2021|News|Comments Off on MHACY and Groundwork Plan Environmental Retrofit for Public Housing  

Profile: Lakisha Collins Bellamy Homegrown Talent

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,’’ [...]

By |2021-02-08T12:09:44-05:00February 8th, 2021|News|Comments Off on Profile: Lakisha Collins Bellamy Homegrown Talent
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