Amity/ Beverly Hills

Anybody Home?

by Markeshia Ricks | Jul 9, 2015 4:14 pm | Comments (17)

Markeshia Ricks PhotoFearful that a burglar was in her house, Marge Wiener called 911. The cops responded—45 minutes later.

Forty-five minutes after Wiener’s call. But, it turns out, only four minutes after cops got the message.

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After Co-Owner’s Death, Write Approach Moves Forward

by Jessica Teixeira | Mar 10, 2015 1:00 pm | Comments (2)

Jessica Teixeira photo The following article was reported through a collaboration between the New Haven Independent and the Multimedia Journalism class at Southern Connecticut State University. The students are profiling small businesses around the New Haven area.

A year and a half ago, Gail Greenberg couldn’t see how she would continue operating The Write Approach, a small stationary shop on Amity Road.

Pearl-Ellen Shure, who owned the shop with Greenberg, had just died from cancer after running the business for more than 30 years.

But, Greenberg said, when Shure was falling ill last year, they made a promise to one another. 

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