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Anti-Obesity Push Revs Up

by Markeshia Ricks | Jul 30, 2015 2:23 pm | Comments (1)

Markeshia Ricks Photo Children in the Hill and Fair Haven neighborhoods will get a a boost to make healthier food choices and to have a more active lifestyles.

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Senior Center Becomes One-Stop Shop

by Markeshia Ricks | Jul 30, 2015 8:35 am | Comments (1)

Markeshia Ricks Photo Marge Ottenbreit is a senior citizen on the go. The former bank vice president keeps busy teaching art classes at the Atwater Senior Center in Fair Haven along with other volunteer commitments.

But she knows that not everyone in her age bracket can still get around the way she does.

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The Fight Continues

by Staff | Jul 29, 2015 3:56 pm | Comments (1)

Contributed Photo Michelle Cole of Discovery to Cure sent in this report:

U.S. Rep. Rosa DeLauro hosted nearly 100 guests at her East Rock home for a thank-you reception to honor supporters of Discovery to Cure at Yale School of Medicine, which advances the prevention, early detection and treatment of women’s reproductive cancers such as ovarian, uterine, cervical, vaginal, and vulvar cancers.

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Those Forms Make No Sense

by Finnegan Schick | Jul 22, 2015 1:50 pm | Comments (4)

Finnegan Schick Photo For years, Kim Hart went to the emergency room instead of her doctor’s office. Despite being insured, she called 911 instead of making an appointment at the hospital.

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As ADA Turns 25, A Champion Turns A Corner

by Aliyya Swaby | Jul 22, 2015 7:54 am | Comments (8)

Aliyya Swaby Photo If not for the Americans for Disabilities Act (ADA), Michelle Duprey might not have been able to wheel her way up to the stage of the library’s “program room.”

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Hungry Line Up For Hours For Free Produce

by Finnegan Schick | Jul 21, 2015 4:22 pm | Comments (13)

Finnegan Schick Photo New Haven’s hungry were greeted Tuesday morning by a familiar sight—a truck with free veggies—and a visitor, their U.S. Congresswoman, who used the occasion to highlight food insecurity.

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Wounded Vet’s Arm-Propelled Bike Ride Rolls Into Town

by David Sepulveda | Jul 20, 2015 8:03 am | Comments (1)

DAVID SEPULVEDA PHOTO Toran Gaal, a Marine veteran and double amputee, is on a 3,800-mile cycling tour across America on a new mission to raise awareness and money for the Semper Fi Fund, an organization that has helped him, his family, and countless others like him.

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Drunk, Distracted Driving’s Perils Hit Home

by Stephanie Addenbrooke | Jul 17, 2015 10:53 am

Stephanie Addenbrooke Photo “Don’t text and drive,” was the message for city kids Thursday, delivered by the response teams who have seen firsthand the damage caused by drunk driving.

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Top Smilow Doc Leaving Town

by Staff | Jul 16, 2015 6:31 pm | Comments (1)

The doctor who helped establish Yale-New Haven’s Smilow Cancer Hospital is stepping down after six years.

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A “Let’s Get It Done” City Recognized For Ebola Campaign

by Markeshia Ricks | Jul 14, 2015 8:32 am | Comments (1)

Aliyya Swaby PhotoWhen Mayor Toni Harp asked New Haveners to help the people of Freetown Sierra Leone i in the face of the ebola crisis in that community last year, they responded.

Their response produced money to purchase four vans, and two cargo containers filled with school and medical supplies and thousands of cases of water. It also produced top honors for New Haven, Freetown’s sister city.

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