by Allan Appel | May 22, 2015 2:31 pm
As the world frets about whether ancient sculptures will survive the sledgehammers of the newly arrived conquerors of Palmyra, Syria, a sense of what’s at stake can be found here in New Haven.
by Markeshia Ricks | Apr 17, 2015 12:27 pm
Relatives of 43 disappeared Mexican students called out former Mexican President Ernesto Zedillo and the U.S. government, accusing them of complicity in state-sanctioned terrorism in their country.
by Paul Bass | Mar 2, 2015 2:10 pm | Comments (1)
New Haven is sending four ambulances and $16,000 in medical supplies to its Ebola-torn sister city in Sierre Leone, after a three-month community campaign exceeded its fundraising goal.
by David Sepulveda | Feb 24, 2015 6:01 pm
For dozens, perhaps hundreds of people in New Haven, the metallic, gold-painted shipping container deposited on the broad walkway outside the Yale University Art Gallery last week until Mar. 1, will be a gateway to Iran.
by David Sepulveda | Feb 11, 2015 1:05 pm | Comments (1)
Jack Paulishen, an award-winning teacher at James Hillhouse High School, didn’t mince words: “As some of you know, I was diagnosed with malignant melanoma this past August, and part of me knows that I would not be getting this award if I didn’t have cancer. Having said that, if I was running this fundraiser (which I have in the past) I’d give me an award too. (Who wouldn’t buy a $25 ticket for a guy who has cancer? LOL.)”
by Allan Appel | Dec 22, 2014 2:20 pm | Comments (2)
Connecticut’s two U.S. senators called Monday for the Obama administration to respond—in an undefined way—to North Korea’s alleged hacking into Sony Pictures’ computer system and lethal threats against the airing of the movie The Interview.
by David Sepulveda | Sep 29, 2014 8:24 am | Comments (1)
Ears perked up as U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal, one of two guests of honor at Junta’s (Junta for Progressive Action) 45th Anniversary Gala held at the The Ballroom at LoRicco Tower Friday, began to address the audience in Spanish: “I’m not going to say a lot because I can’t speak much [Spanish]. I have to practice,” he said, eliciting a burst of laughter.
by Allan Appel | Jul 10, 2014 8:10 am
Cashmere Streater, who grew up in New Haven, had never met anyone from Zimbabwe, let alone an African businessman developing power plants there.
She asked Taurai Chinyamakobvu if there were internship opportunities in his country. Not many, he said, but it’s a good idea that should be worked on.
Then they traded contact info.
by Josiah Brown | Apr 25, 2014 12:36 pm
by Lucy Gellman | Mar 20, 2014 8:45 am | Comments (3)
Reporting back from Ukraine, U.S. Sen. Chris Murphy told a crowd in East Rock Wednesday night that contrary to public perception, Russia’s takeover of Crimea is a sign of weakness, not strength.