Category Archives: Community

DSNY Questions for next BA meeting

Thank you everyone for the questions submitted to date. We received and have submitted to the DSNY a pretty comprehensive list of questions (see pdf here: W 127 BA meeting 41117- DSNY requests and questions). Given the limited available time for the … Continue reading

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Special Election to City Council District 9 on Valentine’s Day

The Special Election to the City Council District 9 seat vacated by former Councilwoman Inez Dickens will hold: When: Valentines Day  Tuesday, Feb 14th, 2017.  6am – 9pm Where (for registered voters on our block):   The Dempsey Center, 127 West 127th Street … Continue reading

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Membership Drive

Dear Neighbor, Just about a year ago the LenoxFive127th Street Block Association officially started its membership year. And what a great year it was! Because of you, major milestones have been achieved. The Urban Farm has arrived on the block. … Continue reading

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Tree Beautification Day

Saturday June 25th was Tree Beautification Day on the block. The turn out was fantastic. Thank you to all who did. See the Photos page for more pictures.

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Celebrating Ms. Ruth Evans

LenoxFive had a BIG turn out on Tuesday night for the surprise birthday party to celebrate Ms. Ruth Evans’s birthday. Ms. Evans is an inspiration and one of our many treasures on 127th Street. Happy Birthday, Miss Ruth!

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MMPCIA Scholarship still open

MMPCIA Electronic Scholarship Application 2016 MMPCIA PDF Scholarship Application

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The 127th Street Urban Farm formerly known as the playlot

Quick updates. Harlem Grown formally took ownership of the playlot – Yaaassss!!!! Ruby Olisemeka is the new Farm Manager and Educator and we’ll be seeing a lot of her on the block. Save the Date for upcoming Events on the … Continue reading

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Harlem Grown Screening – Can you dig this

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Clyde Williams @ the BA meeting

Clyde Williams, a 2016 candidate to succeed Congressman Charlie Rangel on New York’s 13th District Congressional seat, addressed the BA membership at our January 19th meeting. We are hoping to invite more of our incumbent and prospective elected officials to our meetings.

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