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Ray Roberson Remembered

by Finnegan Schick | Aug 29, 2015 9:49 pm

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Close to 300 friends and relations of Ray Anthony “Bobo” Roberson gathered Saturday morning to remember a painter, family man, and friend of the Dixwell community whose life was cut short this summer.

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Q House Opens, But Without B-Ball Courts

by Allan Appel | Aug 27, 2015 11:50 am

That’s what was on the mind of editorial writers of The Crow, New Haven’s African- American community newspaper, on Aug. 27, 1970 — the day the new and improved “Q” House opened up in Dixwell plaza.

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Summer Ends With The “Chicken Noodle”

by Markeshia Ricks | Aug 24, 2015 2:09 pm

When 18-year-old Tamika Flowers talks about the group of children she mentored as a summer youth counselor with the New Haven Family Alliance, it’s easy to tell that she connected with them. Her heart is in her voice.

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Grant Reviewer: Black Women Don’t Mind Obesity

by Staff | Aug 19, 2015 12:54 pm | Comments (10)

Poor black women don’t care about improving their health, in the view of one foundation grant reviewer.

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2 Neighborhoods’ Legacies Persevere

by Paul Bass | Aug 12, 2015 3:12 pm | Comments (2)

Paul Bass Photos As a child, Serena Neal-Sanjurjo watched from inside while New Haven’s Dixwell neighborhood burned. She has returned decades later to help rebuild Dixwell — after doing the same in Baltimore and post-Katrina New Orleans.

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Downtown Dirty Is In Business

by Paul Bass | Aug 6, 2015 2:26 pm | Comments (5)

Paul Bass Photo Five teens emerged from a “shark tank” ready to make downtown cleaner.

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This Loo Was Left Behind—With Cement

by Paul Bass | Jul 22, 2015 2:12 pm | Comments (4)

City of New Haven The Harp administration released photos of this cement-filled toilet and other damage as it further explained its position in an ongoing dispute over the trashing of a city-spawned job-training center at the center of a corruption inquiry.

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Litterers Become Anti-Litter Ambassadors

by Aliyya Swaby | Jul 20, 2015 8:18 am | Comments (10)

Aliyya Swaby Photo Jesse Okeke used to drop trash around his neighborhood. Now a Dixwell “ambassador,” he doesn’t litter anymore—because he’s the one picking up trash from the street.

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Who Poured Cement In The Drains?

by Paul Bass | Jul 16, 2015 5:55 pm | Comments (12)

Photo Courtesy of Nichole Jefferson Paul Bass Photo The latest mystery in town: Who trashed a city-created job-training school now at the center of a corruption investigation?

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Morrison Spells Reelection Quest With A “Q”

by Stephanie Addenbrooke | Jul 14, 2015 8:34 am | Comments (5)

Standing in front of the former and future Q House, Jeanette Morrison announced she is running again for a Dixwell alder seat—in part to see the Q House’s revival through.

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Aug 30, 2015 10:55 pm
Address: 120 Sherman Ave New Haven, Connecticut
Rating: 3

Package stolen off of front porch early Saturday morning.

Dirtbikes
Aug 30, 2015 10:02 pm
Address: 107-169 Front Street New Haven, Connecticut
Rating: 4

Bad dirtbike day for Front Street/Fair Haven Heights. 7 pm, 2 (with an escort of...

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