Elected officials and members of the Ruff Ryders celebrated the life of DMX (Earl Simmons) on July 13 during a dedication of a new mural near the building where the late artist once lived. The event was organized by the Municipal Housing Authority for the City of Yonkers, which commissioned the mural near 80 [...]
Westchester Parks Foundation will be relocating its Camp Morty operation to Tibbetts Brook Park in Yonkers for the 2021 season. The traditional sleepaway camp was remote last year because of COVID and because of the current climate will transition into an in-person day camp for underserved children in Westchester County ages 8-15 who receive [...]
MHACY is proud to announce that MHACY Service Coordinator Sade Glover has been named a Rising Star 40 under 40 by The Business Council of Westchester. She will be recognized during a virtual awards ceremony on June 17. “Congratulations to Sade on this very well-deserved award,’’ said Wilson Kimball, President and CEO of MHACY. [...]
Need to consult a doctor about your medication? Are you feeling unwell but unable to get to a clinic? Now you will be able to consult your healthcare provider on many medical issues right from the comfort of your home, and MHACY can help. Working with the Yonkers Office for the Aging and St. [...]
Roots and Branches is a partnership between Yonkers Public Library (YPL) and Municipal Housing Authority City of Yonkers (MHACY) that seeks to reduce barriers to library access. Roots and Branches establishes small, curated onsite collections of YPL books at MHACY locations that are regularly refreshed and updated. These books can be taken home by residents [...]
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 [...]
Ride Share 511 511NY Ride Share is a program run by the New York State Department of Transportation and offers a variety of opportunities to carpool and share rides saving money and helping to reduce our carbon footprint by reducing traffic congestion and improving air quality. 511NY Rideshare members have reduced more than 166,194 [...]