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Over 350 Kids Share A “Thankful Dinner”

by Henry Fernandez | Nov 26, 2014 8:23 am

Anna Poludenko Photo Every year just before Thanksgiving, LEAP has its annual Thankful Dinner.  This year’s was held Tuesday at the Elks Club on Dixwell Avenue. Over 350 LEAP kids and their counselors came together to have dinner and share what they are thankful for over the last year.

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Firefighter Relay Reaches New Haven

by Staff | Oct 7, 2014 5:23 am

Daniel Del Prete Photo Six New Haven Fire Department recruits (pictured) ran in Sunday’s Tommy Fund Firefighter Relay in Westville. The runners carried a 50-foot-long fire hose inscribed with the names of New Haven firefighters who have perished in the line of duty.

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Good Eggs Honored

by Staff | Oct 6, 2014 7:27 am

Contributed PHotos The Greater New Haven Community Loan Fund honored two people and one New Haven nonprofit for their work in the community during this year’s Good Egg Celebration.

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New Teacher-Developed Curricular Resources Available

by Josiah Brown | Oct 6, 2014 2:42 am

New Teacher-Developed Curricular Resources Available; Partnership Begins 38th Year

Curriculum units that teachers from 19 New Haven public schools developed as Fellows in four Yale-New Haven Teachers Institute seminars in 2014 are available at this website. (http://www.yale.edu/ynhti/curriculum/units/)

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Literacy Coalition Welcomes New Board Colleagues

by Josiah Brown | Sep 2, 2014 5:11 am

Josiah Brown of the Literacy Coalition of Greater New Haven sent in this release:

With International Literacy Day approaching Sept. 8 and a new school year underway, the Literacy Coalition of Greater New Haven has welcomed five new members to its volunteer board of directors:

Cheryl Cisero Durwin, professor of psychology at Southern Connecticut State University, whose research interests include reading development;

*Susan Holahan, who teaches English as a second language in the New Haven Public Schools (and who participated in a task force that resulted in the Coalition’s creation more than a decade ago);

*Eddie Rose, assistant professor of developmental mathematics at Housatonic Community College, with teaching experience also at Gateway, Southern, and in the New Haven Public Schools, among other institutions;

*Kyn Tolson, director of operations and development at Read to Grow, which focuses on early childhood;

*Donna Violante, executive director of Literacy Volunteers of Greater New Haven, which works with adults (and recently published “Hear Our Voices”).

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Back-To-School Backpacks Draw A Crowd

by Staff | Aug 15, 2014 4:22 am

Contributed Photo The Housing Authority of New Haven (HANH) distributed “close to 500 backpacks and school supplies” at its first-ever “Back to School Fair” Wednesday, according to spokeswoman Jasmin Franjul.

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4 “Urban Oases” Created In City Parks

by Staff | Aug 11, 2014 7:26 am

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Common Ground High School sent in these photos and the following write-up about the creation of urban wildlife refuges in New Haven, announced at an event Friday morning featuring kids, environmentalists, politicians and the United States Fish & Wildlife Services (USFWS).

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Parker Wins The Gold

by Staff | Aug 4, 2014 12:48 pm | Comments (2)

Contributed Photos The following is a release from the New Haven Age Group Track Club.

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The Harmonics Of Walden Moore

by Duo Dickinson | Jun 26, 2014 11:30 am | Comments (2)

Isabel Chenoweth Photo Two New Haven traditions—Mory’s and Trinity Church on the Green—were fused in a celebration of a man who has become almost as humanly iconic as those two places—Walden Moore.

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Local Soccer Stars Shine

by Annie Harper | Jun 25, 2014 9:33 am

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World Cup fever has swept New Haven, with a week of thrilling games and surprising results – the USA tying with Portugal and beating Ghana, who later held their own against Germany, Costa Rica beating Italy, Argentina barely managing to scrape to a 1-0 against Iran, the once great Spain and England out in the first round.

But there were no more exciting World Cup games last weekend than the Saturday morning championship games of the Elm City Middle School League, at Ella Grasso Boulevard right here in New Haven.

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