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Vape Talk At Metro

by Aliyya Swaby | Jan 26, 2015 3:24 pm | Comments (3)

Aliyya Swaby Photo Lazlo Sedenszki, a junior at Metropolitan Business Academy, was the only student in the room who admitted to having ever “vaped.” But everyone in the room said they knew someone who had tried it.

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Medicaid Report Shows Successes, Gaps

by Staff | Jan 20, 2015 2:30 pm

Maritza Gant lost her healthcare coverage after divorcing her husband. After applying for Medicaid in October, she found she was able to keep her previous healthcare providers.

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Post-Newtown Trauma Team Gets To Work

by Aliyya Swaby | Dec 26, 2014 8:52 am | Comments (1)

Aliyya Swaby Photo Ana Rodriguez got reports of two weekend break-ins in one month at Clinton Avenue School. The computers were not ransacked but the teachers’ vending machine was.

The principal soon realized the burglars were her own students, in search of food and a place to spend the night.

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Stop & “Shop” For Mental Health

by Allan Appel | Dec 10, 2014 2:40 pm | Comments (2)

Allan Appel Photo From now on when you go shopping for milk and groceries at the Stop & Shop on Whalley Avenue, you can also pick up breathing techniques to lessen stress and tips on how to better communicate with your kids, and a whole range of other mental and behavioral health services.

It’s such a bargain, it won’t cost you a penny.

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Healthy Start Celebrates $5.7M Boost For Next Phase Of Work

by Markeshia Ricks | Dec 8, 2014 11:00 am | Comments (3)

Markeshia Ricks Photo The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven’s Healthy Start Program celebrated 19 years of service to the women and babies of the city, and a $5.4 million grant that will help it continue its work through 2019.

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Pioneering Needle Exchange Keeps Saving Lives

by Aliyya Swaby | Dec 1, 2014 7:52 am | Comments (8)

Aliyya Swaby Photo George Bucheli prepared a bundle of supplies for the woman who approached the van: needles, cotton filters, antiseptic. He reached into the supply cabinet to add an injection cooker, but she didn’t want one. “Leave that for the people who actually need it,” she said.

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$4 Million Grant To Help New Haven’s Youngest

by Markeshia Ricks | Nov 19, 2014 7:49 am | Comments (1)

Markeshia Ricks photo Over the next five years, the Connecticut Department of Children and Family Services, the Department of Public Health and the City of New Haven will receive $4 million in federal funds to prove that providing integrated physical and mental health services improves outcomes for the city’s youngest children, particularly those who live in the Dwight neighborhood.

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Hospital Prez: We Kept Our Word

by Paul Bass | Nov 11, 2014 3:01 pm | Comments (27)

Paul Bass Photo Yale-New Haven Hospital promised to find $65 million in annual cost savings when it took over the Hospital of St. Raphael. Two years later, it has exceeded that goal without cutting the workforce, according to its top exec.

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City Pitches In For Sierra Leone’s Ebola Crisis

by Aliyya Swaby | Nov 6, 2014 3:43 pm | Comments (1)

Aliyya Swaby Photo Almost a month after its own Ebola scare, New Haven kicked off a campaign aiming to raise $100,000 by the end of January for sister city Freetown’s health crisis.

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Veggies, Soft Drinks Divide DeLauro & Brown

by Paul Bass | Oct 29, 2014 3:43 pm | Comments (6)

When Michelle Obama headlines a rally at Wilbur Cross Thursday, a man named James Brown won’t be applauding the lower-calorie changes she has brought to the school cafeteria.

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Parking Violation/Abandoned Auto
Jan 29, 2015 10:23 pm
Address: Grand Avenue Parking Lot Across From Strong School New Haven, Connecticut
Rating: 1

There has been a small silver car,parked inthe lot...

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SNOW RELATED
Jan 29, 2015 10:07 pm
Address: 254 Bradley Street New Haven, Connecticut
Rating: 4

Sidewalk not adequately cleared of snow & ice.

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