Wednesday, August 6, 2014

New Haven neighbors join together to combat crime

By Luther Turmelle
Register Staff
NEW HAVEN >> For a few hours Tuesday might, a block-and-a-half of Orchard Street took on a festive atmosphere as residents held a celebration they said was a going away party for crime.
Neighbors danced in the street to the music of a disc jockey or enjoyed the cool evening breeze as Orchard Street Block Watch celebrated National Night Out. The national promotion to help prevent crime through community awareness began in 1984, but members of the Orchard Street Block Watch have been celebrating it since 2006, said Lenore Moore-Turner, one of the organizers of the event.
“You need to talk to your neighbor, because you never know, one day you’re going to need them,” Moore-Turner told those who had gathered for the celebration.

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