Paul Bass | Jun 23, 2017 2:05 pm | Comments (28) VIDEO (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.
Continue reading ‘Dirt-Bike Season Claims 1st Casualty’
Markeshia Ricks | Jun 22, 2017 4:36 pm | Comments (22)
After nearly three years spent convincing Westville, Edgewood and Dwight neighbors of the benefits of a two-way cycle track stretching from Forest Road to Park Street, city planners found one group left to convince: Republicans. Continue reading ‘Over GOP Murmurs, Cycletrack Approved’
Christopher Peak | Jun 7, 2017 12:25 pm | Comments (6)
Three weeks after losing a $20 million sexual abuse lawsuit, Rabbi Daniel Greer and the yeshiva he started in the Edgewood neighborhood may have new troubles at their doorstep. Continue reading ‘State Investigates Greer Yeshiva’s Licensing’
Allan Appel | May 15, 2017 1:52 pm | Comments (1)
Edgewood traffic-calmers got one of the three all-way stops they sought on Elm Street — and claimed a victory for neighborhood safety. Continue reading ‘Edgewood Traffic Calmers Win Stop Signs’
Markeshia Ricks | Apr 24, 2017 12:29 pm | Comments (4)
A plan to remove Engine 9 from the Ellsworth Avenue firehouse is dead, but the new fire chief has other plans to beef up the department’s response to medical calls, restructure its organization, and save the city money. Continue reading ‘Chief Details NHFD Changes’
Paul Bass | Apr 16, 2017 3:00 pm | Comments (16)
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.
Continue reading ‘2nd Rabbi Accuser Details Alleged Abuse’
Allan Appel | Apr 13, 2017 12:58 pm | Comments (5)
A simple-sounding question before New Haven’s Traffic Commission is a matter of life and death for neighbors looking to slow down speeders: Should there be an all-way stop at Hobart and Elm Streets? Continue reading ‘It’s Neighbors Vs. Experts On Speeders’
Michelle Liu | Apr 10, 2017 7:43 am
At the beginning of her career, Rachel Ziesk was a sculptor. Somewhere down the line, she became a master gardener too. Continue reading ‘Community Gardens Get A Deep Clean’
Markeshia Ricks | Apr 7, 2017 1:22 pm
A budding center of the Whalley Avenue-Edgewood-Beaver Hills community will have one more reason for neighbors, particularly the tiniest ones, to stop by — a Little Free Library Continue reading ‘Little Free Library Comes To WEB Substation’
Lucy Gellman | Mar 15, 2017 7:34 am | Comments (4)
John Martin thought being a New Haven “Yeti” had something to do with Episode Five of Star Wars. In the latest snowstorm, he learned that snow boots and shovels are involved, too. Continue reading ‘Snow “Yetis” Pay A House Call’