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October 2007 NYCHA News Archives

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New Partnership Helps Seniors Afford Green Living
October 26, 2007
Senior residents at NYCHA's New Lane Houses in Staten Island can now afford to replace their incandescent light bulbs with energy efficient Compact Fluorescent Lamps (CFL), thanks to a partnership between non-profit group, RelightNY, a generous $90,000 donation from financial institution HSBC and the hard work of Public Energy Solutions employees.

How many light bulbs can $90,000 buy?


Sixth annual Domestic Violence Awareness Conferences

NYCHA Hosts Domestic Violence Awareness Conferences
October 19, 2007
NYCHA kicks off its annual Domestic Violence Awarness conferences to shed light on a tragedy that effects millions. The theme of this year's conferences will focus on how domestic violence impacts children.

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Seniors avail themselves to free health screenings at the Senior Benefits and Entitlement Fair. Photo by: Kevin Devoe

NYCHA Helps Senior Residents Care for their Health
October 5, 2007
Hundreds of NYCHA senior residents gathered at the annual Senior Benefits and Entitlement Fair to learn how they can take good care of their health.

How do NYCHA seniors stay healthy?
Learn more about NYCHA's senior services


Martha Stewart does a little gardening at the Washington Carver Houses Community Garden. Photo by: Kevin Devoe

Martha Stewart Funds Community Garden at Carver Houses
October 5, 2007
Media mogul Martha Stewart pays a visit to NYCHA's Carver Houses to announce the grand opening of a new flower garden that is part of a Mount Sinai Hospital expansion, which Ms. Stewart is helping to fund.

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