Our next Association meeting will be held on Monday, March 10, 2014 at 7:30 PM in the St. Barnabas High School Cafeteria. Our featured speakers will be associated with the Irish in America. Lisa McGovern from the Emerald Isle Immigration Center and Martin Galvin, President of Woodlawn’s Division 5 of the Ancient Order of Hibernians will present their programs and involvement in our community.
Hope to see you there!
March 3, 2014
Receive a free tree from the New York Restoration Project.
The Conservancy again hosts the New York Restoration Project (NYRP) and MillionTreesNYC free tree giveaway. All residents of New York City -- all five boroughs -- are eligible to receive a free tree.
The Woodlawn Cemetery and New York Restoration Project is sponsoring a tree "giveaway." Register at woodlawnconservancy.org and then go pick up your tree on March 9th 9-11am.
Each tree will weigh between 15-50 lbs and is between 2’-8’ in height depending on species. Please make the appropriate arrangements for your tree and its new place to grow!!
March 1, 2014
For Immediate Release
The following has been posted in the calendar section of the League’s website for April 26, 2014 @ 11 a.m.
"Mary V. Lauro Way" - Unveiling Ceremony of Street Sign
"Mary V. Lauro Way" - Matilda Avenue between East 236th Street and East 237th Street.
Ceremony at Matilda Avenue and East 237th Street
Note: The location has been changed from the previously announced East 236th Street to East 237th Street. Reason: Matilda Avenue is a one way street from East 236th Street to East 237th Street. The only existing pole with an existing Matilda Avenue sign for the "Mary V. Lauro Way" sign to be placed under is located at the corner of East 237th Street.
Feb 27, 2014
Subject: A Night Out With Woodlean
Feb 21, 2014
PRE-ANNOUNCEMENT FROM THE WAKEFIELD TAXPAYERS & CIVIC LEAGUE
"Mary V. Lauro Way" - Matilda Avenue between East 236th Street and East 237th Street
In our February meeting notice we mentioned that the League was working with New York City Council Member Andrew Cohen's office and Mary Lauro's family to determine a date for the unveiling ceremony of the "Mary V. Lauro Way" street sign.
At the League's February 20th general meeting we announced the date, time, and location: Saturday, April 26, 2014 @ 11:00 a.m. at Matilda Avenue and East 236th Street.
Council Member Andrew Cohen will be issuing a Press Release as well as the League in April.
Feb 15, 2014
WOOD-LEAN BOYS & GIRLS CLUB
Serving the community since 1959
P.O. BOX 289 BRONX, NY 10470
The Board would like to welcome back all of our returning members and thank you for your commitment and support of the Club. Of course we would like to welcome all new members and encourage you to become part of the Wood-lean Boys and Girls Club.
Registration for Woodlean Baseball/Softball and Track will be held on the following dates:
Ages are 5yrs old – Kindergarten to 14yrs old – 9th Grade
Sat Feb22 1-5pm @ St. Barnabas Elementary School Gym
Sun Feb 23 11am–1pm @ St. Barnabas Elementary School Gym
Sat March 1 12pm pm @ St. Barnabas Elementary School Gym
Sun Mar2 11–1pm @ Parrish Center (Woodlean Room B-ment)
Tue March 4 7–9pm @ Parrish Center (Woodlean Room B-ment)
Feb 14, 2014
C-Town has come along way... Here is the article when it was announced that C-Town was going to close in February 2012. It has been a long two years!
Feb 14, 2014
Robert Schmidt of NBC reports on the elderly finding relief as C-Town reopens.
Feb 12, 2014
2/12/14 WINTER WARNING NOTICE FROM CONGRESSMAN ELIOT ENGEL:
Feb 12, 2014
After waiting many months for the long awaited re-opening of C-Town, please join Senator Klein on Saturday, February 15th at 2pm for the GRAND RE-OPENING, and join in on the festivities: music, giveaways, and activities for the children.
Feb 12, 2014
Property Development on East 236th Street
The Woodlawn Heights Taxpayers and Community Association is aware of a new development project sponsored by Mr. Ray Kahn on East 236th Street. This developer has applied for an “As of Right Benefit” program that allows “Developers to receive a partial tax exemption for new construction projects that are 100% market rate.
Mr. Kahn’s application can be viewed here:
Our elected representatives have been in contact with the developer to further discuss his intentions.
Note: There has been no application submitted for affordable housing on East 236th Street. More information will be available at the February 10th general meeting.
Be prepared for winter in New York City. Check out the weather conditions at:
Feb 12, 2014
From Christina Taylor, Executive Director of Friends of Van Cortlandt Park:
About Our Website: We encourage you to register on the site and post discussions here with your neighbors. Some new pages have been added, others updated and we have organized the order of pages a bit. We now have a Facebook page: Woodlawn Taxpayers Association. Like us on Facebook.
We welcome your comments and suggestions and if you would like to submit information to be posted, please post your request in the Discussion area. Some features of the website can only be accessed by those who register, and the Discussion area is one of them.
We have added new pages to the Documents and Pages section and some of the pages on the External Links section have been updated.
Most recent news and updates will be posted here on the Home Page and in the the section titled, "Documents and Pages."
Work is always in progress on this website, thus your suggestions are always welcome.
Further details and events, if available, are posted on the Pages Section of this website.