Our next Association meeting will be held on Monday, July 14th, 2014 at 7:30 PM in the St. Barnabas High School Cafeteria. Hope to see you there!
July 16, 2014
Please join us for the Eighth Annual Woodlawn Run for a Cause on September 20!
We invite everyone to join us at the Eighth Annual Woodlawn Run for a Cause on September 20, 2014. Race proceeds from this year's event will be donated to the Kalie Gill Family Foundation and the National Brain Tumor Society.
Saturday, August 2, 2014 - 7:30pm to 10:00pm
Venue Name: Van Cortlandt Park
Venue Address: Van Cortltandt Park East, Bronx, NY, 10468
Toy Story is the feature attraction on our 20 foot movie screen, purchased with funds allocated to KRVC by State Senator Klein. We are still looking for sponsors for our movie nights and festivals for the 2014 calendar year.
July 14, 2014
Council Member Andrew Cohen
Invites You To a
Want a say on how our tax money is spent?
Propose ideas to improve your neighborhood,
Turn your ideas into real projects, and
Vote to decide which projects get funding
Monday, July 7, 2014
Bronx Community Board 7 Office
229-A East 204th Street
Thursday, July 10, 2014
Williamsbridge Oval Park
3225 Reservoir Oval East
Monday, July 14, 2014
Emerald Isle Immigration Center
4275 Katonah Avenue
Thursday, July 17, 2014
5625 Arlington Avenue
For more information, please contact Daniel Johnson at
email@example.com or 718-549-7300
June 4, 2014
Volunteer with Natural Areas Volunteers (NAV) to plant trees and shrubs. This work will help to restore the banks of the Bronx River in the Muskrat Cove section. Volunteers will be trained in tree planting techniques. Come dressed in sturdy boots or shoes, long pants and clothing that can get dirty. Please meet your NAV Technical Leader at Webster Avenue and East 233rd Street, in front of the Woodlawn Metro North station. Space is limited. Registration is required for this event.
May 5, 2014
Woodlawn Conservancy: Honor military history -- participate in annual flagging of veterans graves
April 15, 2014 NYPD Youth Police Academy
The New York City Police Department seeks to provide innovative and effective programs for the City's young people. The Community Affairs Bureau's, Youth Police Academy, is such a program. It is designed to establish a positive relationship between the Police Department and the City's youth.
New York City residents, attending school, between the ages of 10 and 16 are eligible to attend. The Youth Police Academy will provide those participating in the program with lunch and uniform shirts.
The 2014 Youth Police Academy is a six (6) week program that will hold sessions five (5) days a week. The Academy will open at 8:30 am in the morning and dismissal will be 2:00 pm in the afternoon. Students will attend classroom sessions with lectures, role-plays and topical demonstrations by police officers in the areas of law, behavioral science, drug prevention and gang resistance. Field trips are also part of the curriculum. Transportation to and from the field trips will be provided. Each site is accessible by public transportation.
The Academy will begin on Monday, July 7th and end on Friday August 15th
ENROLLMENT IS FOR A LIMITED TIME ONLY!
April 8, 2014
Prostate Awareness: Information for men of all ages
Come join the Montefiore Wakefield Community Advisory Board to raise awareness about receiving cancer tests early. Reducing your risk for cancer and getting regular cancer screening tests to find cancer early gives you the best chances for staying well and living a long life.
Invited Guest speakers - Shalom Kalnicki, Chairman for Radiation Oncology / MD,
Montefiore Medical Center and the Bold Program at Montefiore - Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Date: Tuesday, June 17, 2014
Place: Montefiore – Wakefield Campus, Education Room "A"
Address: 600 E. 233rd St, Bronx, NY 10466
Time: 5:30 pm to 8:00 pm
Note: Light refreshments will be available
April 8, 2014
The Pedestrian Bridge in Van Cortlandt Park has an obstacle: $7.5 Million; NY Times,March 31, 2014
April 7, 2014
The New York City Parks Department VCP Master Plan has been made available.
Please refer to pages 60 & 61 which are for our section of Van Cortlandt Park, have a look, and provide feedback to our organization:
April 7, 2014
NYPD Update: New Commanding Officer at the 47th Pct: Deputy Inspector Ruel R. Stephenson will replace Deputy Inspector Brian Mullen who is going to the 44thPct.
April 5, 2014
Senator Jeff Klein hosted a meeting at his office today to discuss the development of 524 East 236th Street. The meeting, which was organized by Woodlawner Ciara Gannon, was comprised of Mr. Ray Kahn, the developer of the property, Sen. Klein, Assemblyman Jeff Dinowitz, City Councilman Andrew Cohen, three board members of the Woodlawn Heights Taxpayers and Community Association and other members of the association.
Mr. Kahn verified that the development is not affordable housing, and that it will consist of 25 one bedroom apartments, which will be finished to a high standard (i.e. granite countertops and stainless steel appliances). His target market is doctors and nurses that work at Montefiore, as well as people looking to live in Woodlawn who commute to Manhattan via Metro North. He hopes to rent the apartments for approximately $1400 a month, and each unit will be approximately 600 to 700 square feet.
Separately, Mr. Kahn also stated that he has decided not to buy the property adjacent to 524 East 236th Street and he will not be building a total of 50 units on 236th Street, as was previously rumored.
Finally, Councilman Cohen reported that he has been in contact with NYC Zoning Department to discuss changing the zoning adjacent to Webster Avenue so that projects similar to that at 524 East 236th Street would not be allowed in the future, once zoning changes are hopefully made.
More news will be posted as it becomes available.
March 18, 2014
The St Patrick's Day Parade on McLean Avenue was a Success!! (March 22nd Saturday)
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 15, 2014
WOOD-LEAN BOYS & GIRLS CLUB
Serving the community since 1959
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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 presented at the February 10th general meeting.
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