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BOOST! Faces Uncertain Future

by Aliyya Swaby | Jun 16, 2015 8:30 am | Comments (7)

Freesia DeNaples PhotoSchools across the city are scrambling to find extra people and money to help meet kids’ social and emotional needs, as the celebrated BOOST! program runs out of money — just as it celebrated its five-year anniversary.

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“Think About The Link”

by Staff | Jun 12, 2015 7:48 am

Contributed Photos Sue Peters, Alicia Vignola, Althea Brooks and Liliya Garipova submitted this article concerning their organization’s event.

New Haven Public Schools (NHPS) last week launched its first annual Health and Wellness Summit to recognize past and current efforts to make schools and the City healthier places to learn, live, work and play.

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Harp: We’re Moving Toward Tobacco-Free

by Aliyya Swaby | Jun 1, 2015 1:40 pm | Comments (3)

Mayor Toni Harp predicted that the city’s new outdoor smoking ban will benefit—not disproportionately penalize—black and Latino communities, in part by helping them bring down higher rates of heart disease.

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“Look Before You Lock”

by Freesia DeNaples | Jun 1, 2015 1:17 pm

Freesia DeNaples Photo On any other morning, 15-month-old Benjamin Seitz would have been on his way to his daycare center. But one summer morning, Benjamin was brought straight to work with his dad, and was left in the car for seven hours, resulting in the unthinkable. Benjamin was pronounced dead later that same day.

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Ebola Scare Clears Building, Proves False

by Paul Bass | May 21, 2015 12:23 pm

Paul Bass Photo Authorities cleared out the Giaimo federal building and closed down Orange Street between Elm and Chapel Thursday morning after a man at a social security office, who had recently traveled to Africa, displayed flu-like symptoms

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Alders Kinda Kick Smoking Out Of Public Spaces

by Markeshia Ricks | May 19, 2015 5:18 pm | Comments (6)

Markeshia Ricks Photo Bella Vista Alder Barbara Constantinople slipped out the front doors of City Hall to take a few drags on a cigarette before voting in favor of banning all forms of tobacco products from government-owned property.

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New Health Chief Open To Restaurant Grading

by Paul Bass | May 13, 2015 5:08 pm | Comments (9)

Paul Bass Photos Dr. Byron Kennedy hails from states where restaurants post grades or numerical scores in their windows — an idea he said he “wants to explore” for New Haven.

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Infant Mental Health On DeLauro’s Radar

by Aliyya Swaby | May 7, 2015 8:24 am

Aliyya Swaby Photo U.S. Rep. Rosa DeLauro heard about how even babies can need help with their mental health—and she promised to find money to make that happen.

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Brackeen Questions Outdoor Smoking Ban

by Markeshia Ricks | May 4, 2015 9:42 am | Comments (39)

Paul Bass Photo Upper Westville Alder Darryl Brackeen Jr. is asking his colleagues to consider what impact a ban on smoking in public parks, playgrounds and school grounds might have on people of color in the city.

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Parkgoers Prepare To Butt Out

by Allan Appel | Apr 30, 2015 8:10 am | Comments (4)

Allan Appel Photo Maria Quinonez said she’ll abide by an imminent new law banning smoking in the park, but that won’t get her to quit.

 

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