by Markeshia Ricks | Jan 8, 2015 5:39 pm
An early-morning electrical fire sent 135 people to area hotels and the warmth of their families Thursday.
by Paul Bass | Jan 8, 2015 12:23 pm | Comments (2)
A Fair Haven developer’s second and third chances in life ran out Thursday as a Superior Court judge sentenced him to 25 years in jail for arranging two arsons.
by Aliyya Swaby | Jan 7, 2015 8:04 am
On Three Kings Day, baby Jesus popped out of a fig-topped “rosca de reyes” from a Mexican-owned bakery on Grand Avenue. Hundreds of baby Jesuses in hundreds of fig-topped roscas de reyes.
by Staff | Dec 29, 2014 2:41 pm
This article and photos were submitted by the Rev. James Manship.
The parishioners of St. Rose of Lima showed their appreciation for two officers who patrol the Fair Haven neighborhood, and their respect for two fallen NYPD officers, during their celebration of “Las Posadas.”
by Aliyya Swaby | Dec 26, 2014 8:52 am | Comments (1)
Ana Rodriguez got reports of two weekend break-ins in one month at Clinton Avenue School. The computers were not ransacked but the teachers’ vending machine was.
The principal soon realized the burglars were her own students, in search of food and a place to spend the night.
by Paul Bass | Dec 23, 2014 4:46 pm | Comments (6)
A 6-year-old boy answered the door. “My mommy’s not moving,” he told the officers. “She’s not breathing.”
by Aliyya Swaby | Dec 23, 2014 8:13 am | Comments (1)
Michael Golia said Columbus Family Academy parents flock to the school’s meetings in part because they are allowed to bring their children, and because dinner is served.
by Allan Appel | Dec 22, 2014 1:04 pm
Forty people joined U.S. Rep. Rosa DeLauro, New Haven Food Policy Council Chair Alycia Santilli, and the state’s two U.S. senators at the Atwater Senior Center Monday morning. The occasion: to mark $2.8 million given to Connecticut (and six other states) so they can participate in the Commodity Supplemental Food Program (CSFP).
by Lucy Gellman | Dec 19, 2014 11:09 am
Minutes into the third movement of Jean Sibelius’s first symphony, the violins leaned slightly forward in one great, collective gesture, gently plucking the strings of their instruments in a falling plink, plink, plink that bounced like marbles on the stage, rolling to the musicians seated widely around it. The French horns nodded. The cellist opened his eyes a little wider. A scene emerged around the music: a tramping, traipsing run through a snowy and deeply wooded forest, reindeer lifting their heads beneath the thick brush.
by Aliyya Swaby | Dec 18, 2014 1:15 pm
The City Plan Commission denied permission for a half-built house to be completed and a proposal for a Newhallville convenience store, and tabled a request to open a gas station-convenience store on the east side, after the three applicants failed to show up.