Bishop Woods/ Q Meadows
by Allan Appel | Feb 10, 2017 2:18 pm | Comments (6)
Prayers can legally soar as high as congregants send them when a new mosque is completed at 531 Middletown Ave. But the two white minarets outside may legally reach only 57 feet up.
So the city has put a temporarily halt to the construction of the mosque.
Continue reading ‘Mosque Minarets Prompt Stop-Work Order’
by Allan Appel | Feb 8, 2017 4:05 pm | Comments (7)
Quinnipiac Meadows top cop Sgt. Roy Davis came to report news neighbors were looking for — a rise in motor vehicle stops in an area plagued by speeders.
That sparked a new set of questions about how cops make those stops, and of whom.
Continue reading ‘Car Stops Prompt Catch-22 Debate’
by Lucy Gellman | Jan 11, 2017 2:31 pm
Tatyana Ramirez was struggling with the “tower of power” two-minute challenge — how to build the highest, most stable structure in the room with only candied fruit and toothpicks — when she had an algebraic revelation: Use a triangular base.
Continue reading ‘Girls Gather S.T.E.A.M.’
by Markeshia Ricks | Sep 12, 2016 8:10 am | Comments (6)
The kids hang out in the road. They sit on mailboxes and throw rocks at condo windows.
Gail Roundtree has tried talking to them. But they cursed at her. About 15 of them even chased her up a hill.
Now she asked Sgt. Roy Davis what he’ll do about it.
Continue reading ‘A Top Cop Circles Back To East Shore’
by Daniela Brighenti | Jun 15, 2016 10:30 am
After months of working with worms and dirt, kindergartens joined in and pretended to be worms themselves.
Continue reading ‘New School Sanctuary Is For The Birds’
by Paul Bass | May 10, 2016 3:40 pm | Comments (8)
The race is on to fill a vacant state representative seat — or it will be on once a presumed frontrunner decides if he’s in.
Continue reading ‘Waiting On Paolillo’
by Markeshia Ricks | Jan 25, 2016 8:22 am | Comments (13)
The owner of a future drive-thru Popeye’s chicken outlet promised to bring 100 jobs to the Quinnipiac East neighborhood — and make sure pedestrians don’t get run over.
Continue reading ‘Popeye’s Promise: You Won’t Get Run Over’
by Aliyya Swaby | Dec 9, 2015 3:28 pm | Comments (3)
Over objections from some neighbors, Quinnipiac Meadows neighbors are getting a Popeyes restaurant with a drive-thru to replace a gas station and abandoned lot on Foxon Boulevard.
Continue reading ‘Southern Chicken Cleared For Foxon’
by Allan Appel | Nov 24, 2015 3:52 pm
Figure 1,565 turkeys weighing on average 12 to 14 pounds at $1.60 a pound—and you’ve already spent about $20,000.
Continue reading ‘In Warehouse, Turkey Miracle Unfolds’
by Aliyya Swaby | Sep 8, 2015 11:46 am | Comments (6)
Like Donald Trump, Richard Spears said he is not part of the political “establishment”—unlike his opponent.
That opponent, Gerald Antunes said, he is emerging from political retirement because unlike with Donald Trump, the public can’t find Richard Spears.
Continue reading ‘Primary Issue: Showing Up’