by Allan Appel | Apr 15, 2014 3:17 pm | Comments (1)
Learning how baking soda and vinegar combine to make carbon dioxide gas to blow up a balloon was a hit with Sultanya Hamid. So was the kick ball.
The cheese pizza wasn’t bad either.
by David Sepulveda | Apr 15, 2014 11:30 am
In the same church where hundreds recently mourned another murdered young man, a more hopeful appeal for survival rang out—from a superstar African-American vegan chef.
by Allan Appel | Apr 10, 2014 3:23 pm | Comments (5)
A probation supervisor came to Gary Henderson’s door on a mission—not to throw him back in jail, but to prevent him from becoming the next young New Havener shot to death.
by Allan Appel | Apr 2, 2014 5:23 pm | Comments (4)
No shooting, no beatings, no drug dealing, no violence of any kind from now until Easter: A call for that two-week moratorium emerged from an emotional farewell funeral ceremony for Taijhon Washington, the 17-year old who was killed in gun violence on the evening of March 24 near Butler and Lilac streets near the Lincoln-Bassett School in Newhallville.
by Thomas MacMillan | Mar 28, 2014 8:15 am | Comments (5)
Hillhouse senior Raiquan Clark was back at his old middle school delivering a message to younger versions of himself—study hard and plan out your future, or else—when all of a sudden the intercom blared.
“Code red!” a voice called. “Code red!”
by Ike Swetlitz | Mar 20, 2014 9:16 am | Comments (1)
New housing is coming downtown. New stores and apartments for the elderly are coming to lower Whalley. And West River is getting some spring cleaning.
by Allan Appel | Mar 18, 2014 5:14 pm | Comments (20)
New Haven is getting $1 million to plan the rebirth of the Dixwell Community “Q” House—and, along with it, a neighborhood’s dreams.
by Allan Appel | Mar 14, 2014 5:45 pm | Comments (11)
After touring four of New Haven’s neighborhood commercial districts this week, two out-of-town experts unveiled their main suggestion Friday afternoon: Form a task force.
by Ike Swetlitz | Mar 13, 2014 8:26 am | Comments (1)
A group of middle-aged men and women from outside the neighborhood walked into Sean Reeves’ RHR Printing & Graphics on Dixwell Avenue. They said they were studying how to improve the neighborhood. Reeves said he appreciated their presence—but would have liked to see more local, younger faces.
by Paul Bass | Mar 10, 2014 3:21 pm | Comments (8)
“This area have a name?” John Simone asked from the second of four rows of seats in a van cruising up Kimberly Avenue.