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Miss Mae Ola Was Watching Over

by Markeshia Ricks | Nov 26, 2014 2:10 pm

With Miss Mae Ola Riddick looking over their shoulders, members of the Dixwell community continued her legacy of feeding those in need for the upcoming Thanksgiving holiday.

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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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Firebirds Fill The Void For Thanksgiving

by Markeshia Ricks | Nov 21, 2014 7:53 am | Comments (2)

Markeshia Ricks Photo With smooth sounds of Maze featuring Frankie Beverly jamming in the background, Private Troy Adams was busy stuffing plastic bags at the Dixwell Fire Station on Goffe Street with all the fixings needed for a stellar Thanksgiving dinner.

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MOR Better Turkeys

by Staff | Nov 20, 2014 2:45 pm

Allan Appel File Photo For the second straight year, Dixwell neighbors and friends of the late Mae Ola Riddick are keeping her memory alive by running a Thanksgiving food giveaway.

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Black Nationalist Spits Rhymes And Revolution

by Aliyya Swaby | Nov 14, 2014 1:05 pm | Comments (2)

“C.Y.N.,” Abiodun Oyewole advised a mostly-black audience: Control your (inner) “nigger” — except when you need to fight.

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New Haven Delivers For Malloy Again

by Aliyya Swaby & Markeshia Ricks | Nov 5, 2014 1:04 am | Comments (6)

Aliyya Swaby Photo It turns out the Dannel P. Malloy knew what he was doing when he practically camped out in New Haven this past year.

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Malloy: ‘We Cannot Stop Until 8 O’Clock”

by Markeshia Ricks | Nov 4, 2014 5:16 pm | Comments (1)

Markeshia Ricks photo Gov. Dannel P. Malloy stopped in to New Haven’s busy Dixwell Avenue Democratic campaign headquarters at mid-day Tuesday for a quick pep talk.

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Construction-Training Grads Are All Women

by Markeshia Ricks | Oct 23, 2014 3:42 pm | Comments (2)

Markeshia Ricks photo Leticia Cortes often saw men with hard hats heading off to construction sites and longed to don a hard hat of her own, but she never thought she’d ever get that chance. That was until she saw a flyer about construction training for women.

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“Homeboys” Who Made It Circle Back To Dixwell

by David Sepulveda | Oct 20, 2014 10:21 am | Comments (3)

DAVID SEPULVEDA PHOTOS Some of the scrapbook photos bore scratches, creases and frayed edges. The memories they evoked and the smiles they elicited, were as clear as the day the pictures were snapped. 

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As An “Open Studio,” Armory Awes Again

by Lucy Gellman | Oct 14, 2014 10:46 am | Comments (2)

Lucy Gellman Photo Joe Fekieta saw it as a chance to harness some of New Haven’s most overlooked voices. Jonathan Sun envisioned the wide, empty stairways and chipping paint as dynamic, integrating several loose and long-abandoned bricks into his work.

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Prostitution and Drugs
Nov 26, 2014 9:05 pm
Address: Ferry Street New Haven, Connecticut
Rating: 25

Why do the police continue to let prostitutes run rampant up and down Ferry Street and the...

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Public Space, Streets and Drains
Nov 26, 2014 8:00 pm
Address: 762 Orange Street New Haven, Connecticut
Rating: 4

Leaf bags and street sweeping great need in this area. leaf bags were not picked up...

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