Citizen Contributions

“LEAP Year” Looms

by Staff | Feb 1, 2017 8:28 am

Melanie Eve Barocas Mayer Photo This article was submitted by LEAP.

Are you concerned about the country’s direction and want to discuss foreign policy with a former assistant secretary of state? Or would you rather reflect on Einstein with one of the foremost scholars of his life? 

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Hoop Shooters Advance

by Staff | Dec 16, 2016 8:01 am

Contributed Photo On Dec. 3, Lodge 25, the Benevolent and Protective Order of the Elks, New Haven, hosted the Elks National Hoop Shoot Free Throw Contest at the Farnam House. The Elks Hoop Shoot is a free throw contest for youth ages 8 to 13. The local New Haven Elks winning contestants have an opportunity to advance through to the District Hoop Shoot Contest held on Jan. 8, 2017. at Derby High School. District winners may then proceed on to state, Rregional and national-level competitions (at the 2017 Hoop Shoot National Finals, Chicago, April 20-23).

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Muslim Youth Recognized In Knowledge Competition

by Staff | Dec 15, 2016 10:47 am

This article was submitted by Matiniah Yahya and AbdulMalik Negedu of X.

A youth recognition celebration was held on Dec. 11, 2016 at the New Haven YMCA. This festive event marked the accomplishments of New Haven area youth who took part in the annual statewide Youth Islamic Knowledge Competition organized by the Bridgeport Islamic Cultural Center (BICC) and held at the University of Bridgeport.

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