by Staff | Aug 20, 2018 7:54 am | Comments (2)
Peter Schaller of the United Way sent in this write-up about a mobile food pantry event in Fair Haven:
“When I was a boy and I would see scary things in the news, my mother would say to me, “Look for the helpers. You will always find people who are helping.” ― Fred Rogers
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by Markeshia Ricks | Jul 31, 2018 2:46 pm | Comments (2)
Shovels should be in the ground next spring to start building an expanded treatment facility for those recovering from substance abuse disorders in the Hill neighborhood.
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by Markeshia Ricks | Jul 31, 2018 8:09 am | Comments (2)
New Haven will feed thousands of children meals this summer. It may be harder to do that next summer, thanks to potential changes to the federal funding that helps pay for the food.
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by Markeshia Ricks | Jun 27, 2018 9:25 pm | Comments (48)
A feel-good event marking the inclusion of a coffeehouse and maker space in the public library morphed into a protest raising the question of who gets to sit in the chairs.
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by Staff | Jun 20, 2018 7:42 am
Catherine Sullivan-DeCarlo, vice president of Chapel Haven’s admissions and marketing, sent in the following article.
The REACH class of 2018 has a special place in Chapel Haven history.
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by Christopher Peak | Jun 1, 2018 11:23 am | Comments (2)
Thirty bricks bear the names of the first patients who died from AIDS-related complications in 1995. Hundreds of spots nearby are blank, waiting to be inscribed with the names of donors who will keep today’s HIV+ residents alive.
Continue reading ‘Brick By Brick, An AIDS Clinic Pushes On’
by Allison Park | Jun 1, 2018 11:20 am | Comments (1)
As a foster child, Tyla Narcisse wanted the world to understand what she goes through — so she made a board game about it.
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by Serena Cho | May 31, 2018 12:56 pm | Comments (2)
The Human Services Committee of the Board of Alders voted unanimously Wednesday night to allow dozens of New Haven nonprofit agencies to receive donations this year under the Connecticut Neighborhood Assistance Act.
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by Christopher Peak | May 25, 2018 8:18 am | Comments (39)
Wooster Square residents shouted each other down, hurled accusations of racism and NIMBYism, and brought some close to tears over a proposal to bring an overnight shelter for homeless youth to a struggling commercial strip of Grand Avenue.
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by Staff | May 1, 2018 6:12 pm
Chris George likes an obscure federal regulation so much that he … wrote a song about it.
Continue reading ‘Great Give Ode: In Praise Of The Culturally Appropriate Hot Meal ’