by Markeshia Ricks | Feb 5, 2016 4:14 pm | Comments (1)
Eliazer asked Eliana Matalon in Spanish how to deal with the memories — of gangs snatching people and killing them in front of him — that he has of trying to get from Guatemala to the United States.
Matalon, a Holocaust survivor, replied in the same tongue: Don’t dwell on them. Focus on getting an education. Improve yourself. Become a good man.
Continue reading ‘Eliana Inspires Eliazer, En Español’
by Paul Bass | Jan 28, 2016 8:42 am | Comments (28)
The governor has OK’d sending New Haven $5.5 million to clean up a polluted former state bus depot so a new tech campus can rise there. Now the question is how quickly the project can move through the city’s own delayed approval process.
Continue reading ‘State Coming Through For New Tech Hub’
by Alessandro Powell | Jan 27, 2016 2:12 pm | Comments (1)
Over 30 guests filed into Doug Papuga’s Mech-Tank startup Erector Square studio. “Let’s call it Art-Tank, said the 28-year-old artist and furniture builder.
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by Allan Appel | Jan 24, 2016 12:41 pm
It wasn’t just humans reveling in the sunny aftermath of the storm on Sunday morning.
Continue reading ‘Winter Sun Worshippers Flock To The Quinnipiac’
by Allan Appel | Jan 18, 2016 7:48 am | Comments (1)
When the image of a black Christ filled St. Rose of Lima Church, New Haveners who originally hailed from Guatemala felt a bit more “a la casa”—as if at home.
Continue reading ‘Cristo Negro Warms Up Fair Haven’
by Markeshia Ricks | Jan 15, 2016 4:16 pm | Comments (3)
Peppered with questions, a leading contender to run for vice-president vowed that the federal government will help Puerto Rico emerge from its financial crisis, but added that meeting the housing needs of those who leave that island for the mainland might be a tougher problem to tackle.
Continue reading ‘A Maybe-Veep Pops Into Fair Haven’
by Paul Bass | Jan 14, 2016 4:13 pm | Comments (3)
They wait for the bus in Fair Haven. Cook in a restaurant kitchen. Wash windows. Play soccer in the park. Send money back home.
Continue reading ‘Trump—Then Obama—Inspire Fair Haven Video Appeal’
by Aliyya Swaby | Jan 6, 2016 3:53 pm | Comments (25)
If federal immigration officials come knocking to seize and deport undocumented immigrants, New Haven police, school and city officials can’t stop them — but they won’t help them, either.
Continue reading ‘“We’re Going To Fight Back”’
by Allan Appel | Dec 21, 2015 4:17 pm | Comments (9)
Young moms Shiho Osumi and Sarita Rich were pleased that their 15-month-olds could play without breathing in tobacco smoke at East Rock Park’s College Woods playground. The didn’t know that a new law is keeping the park smoke-free.
Continue reading ‘City Spreading Word On Smoke-Free Zones’
by Allan Appel | Dec 18, 2015 12:11 pm | Comments (4)
Crews working the dashing Rock & Roll and other small boats from the several fleets that berth along Quinnipiac River in Fair Haven will not have to worry about a discharge upriver near Wallingford.
Continue reading ‘Q River Pollution Mystery Solved’