by Allan Appel | Dec 9, 2017 6:31 pm | Comments (1)
Young Marty Looney remembers being so absorbed in biographies of Babe Ruth, George Washington, Andrew Jackson, and Lou Gehrig that he forgot the time and his mother had to come and haul him home to Wolcott Street for dinner.
David Caron remembers doing a school paper, oh, about 60 years ago on Thirty Seconds Over Tokyo
Sarah Miller and Eliezer Cruz’s 6-year-old son Pablo is making his own discoveries, especially among the science books.
Continue reading ‘Fair Haven Branch Library Marks 100 Years’
by Markeshia Ricks | Dec 6, 2017 3:00 pm | Comments (7)
The Farnam Community recognized some hometown heroes at its 10th Sports Celebrity Breakfast.
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by Paul Bass | Dec 6, 2017 7:18 am | Comments (2)
The city padlocked a rundown Fair Haven home Tuesday and temporarily placed its seven occupants in hotel rooms.
Continue reading ‘Rooming House Condemned’
by Allan Appel | Dec 5, 2017 1:08 pm | Comments (22)
My thoughts of “true piety” and “virtue” were suddenly interrupted Monday evening when a speeding driver sideswiped my car and hightailed it away from the police.
Continue reading ‘Crash, Flight — & Grab — On Grand’
by Markeshia Ricks | Nov 24, 2017 8:35 am
Claribel Fernandez has been in New Haven for only a week but she and her son already feel welcome and at home.
That feeling of welcome grew Wednesday just in time for the Thanksgiving holiday, thanks to the efforts of Fair Haven alders, police officers, firefighters and the neighborhood management team.
Continue reading ‘A 1st Thanksgiving In Fair Haven For Hurricane Maria Evacuees’
by Markeshia Ricks | Nov 22, 2017 7:51 am
The speed with which Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s claimed Dom Gatto’s elderly father and mother is only a glimpse at the crisis families will face when Baby Boomers like him start to need more care.
Continue reading ‘Getting Ahead Of The ‘Silver Tsunami’’
by Christopher Peak | Nov 16, 2017 4:03 pm | Comments (16)
Despite a determined effort to sell off the vacant former Strong School in Fair Haven, the city is back where it started six years ago, unsure what to do with a deteriorating, century-old building.
Continue reading ‘Strong School Housing Plan Shot Down’
by Cara McDonough | Nov 16, 2017 1:10 pm | Comments (1)
The room in Erector Square on Peck Street that houses Collective Consciousness Theater seats 60 at the most, and that’s pushing the limit. Its small size means that during a show audience members — sitting on folding chairs, with the front row just a few feet from the stage — are incredibly close to the actors. And each other.
Continue reading ‘Erector Square’s “Underdog” Theater Has BIte’
by Allan Appel | Nov 3, 2017 11:17 am | Comments (8)
In response to to a spate of quality of life complaints from neighbors, four convenience stores in Fair Haven were fined for violations like selling loosies and untaxed cigarettes and two of them were temporarily shut down last week for wage and labor violations.
More enforcement is on the horizon.
Continue reading ‘Convenience Store Crackdown Hits Fair Haven’
by Christopher Peak | Nov 1, 2017 11:27 am | Comments (2)
In the wake of a devastating hurricane, city public schools have taken in 50 students, and counting, from Puerto Rico.
Continue reading ‘Schools Welcome Hurricane Refugees’