Dirt-Bike Season Claims 1st Casualty

by Paul Bass | Jun 23, 2017 2:05 pm | Comments (28)

Father Jim Manship Photo(Advisory: Above video includes disturbing footage.)

Doctors worked on reconstructing the face of a 24-year-old veteran of New Haven’s “bike life” Thursday as he struggles to regain brain function and a normal life after crashing on Grand Avenue —  at the onset of another summer of two-wheeled chaos that has neighbors clamoring for help from the cops.

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2nd Rabbi Accuser Details Alleged Abuse

by Paul Bass | Apr 16, 2017 3:00 pm | Comments (16)

Paul Bass Photo Their families had built a school together, a house of prayer, an entire neighborhood. The rabbi was his mentor, his “religious guidepost.” The rabbi’s son was his best friend.

So when the rabbi allegedly started sexually abusing him, he felt both scared and “special.” For more than a decade he told no one — lest he “destroy” the two families’ dream.

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