by Aliyya Swaby | Jun 16, 2015 8:30 am | Comments (7)
Schools 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.
by Staff | Jun 12, 2015 7:48 am
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.
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.
by Freesia DeNaples | Jun 1, 2015 1:17 pm
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.
by Paul Bass | May 21, 2015 12:23 pm
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
by Markeshia Ricks | May 19, 2015 5:18 pm | Comments (6)
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.
by Paul Bass | May 13, 2015 5:08 pm | Comments (9)
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.
by Aliyya Swaby | May 7, 2015 8:24 am
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.
by Markeshia Ricks | May 4, 2015 9:42 am | Comments (39)
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.
by Allan Appel | Apr 30, 2015 8:10 am | Comments (4)
Maria Quinonez said she’ll abide by an imminent new law banning smoking in the park, but that won’t get her to quit.