by Bill Curry | Apr 29, 2013 8:00 am | Comments (3)
Bill Curry, a former state comptroller, Democratic gubernatorial candidate and adviser to U.S. President Bill Clinton, wrote this commentary.
by Allan Appel | Apr 24, 2013 1:12 pm | Comments (1)
If he were making his presentation in Miami, Tim Craine said, he’d need a security detail. In New Haven he just relied on some tasty sandwiches and lemonade, the Greater New Haven Peace Commission, and a politically active local librarian.
by David Sepulveda | Feb 26, 2013 4:33 pm | Comments (2)
A spirit of giving and fellowship enveloped a crowd of supporters who came to Westville’s Lyric Hall Friday, with the common purpose of raising funds for a modest health clinic in Ejemekwuru, Imo State, Nigeria. The project, sponsored by New Haven’s MaryCare organization, brought together Hartford and Westville communities, who were greeted at Lyric Hall by the African drum rhythms of Aly Tatchol Camara. A slate of performers and entertainers followed, with attendees enjoying foods, desserts, and fine wines donated by Amity Wines in the floral bedecked reception area.
by Thomas MacMillan | Feb 21, 2013 3:58 pm | Comments (11)
As one New Havener lost his fight against deportation by the feds, four others were arrested Thursday by federal marshals outside a courthouse in Hartford.
by Brad Horrigan | Feb 7, 2013 2:25 pm | Comments (1)
Local photographer Brad Horrigan recently traveled to Nicaragua and brought back these photos, which are part of an exhibition about to open at the Institute Library AT 847 Chapel St. The exhibition’s title: “Bittersweet: Dying in the Nicaraguan Sugar Fields.” Horrigan contributed the following write-up about his experience.
Updated post-storm note: The opening reception is now rescheduled for Saturday, Feb. 16, from 5-7 p.m. The exhibition is also open for viewing from Feb. 9 - 23, Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Saturdays 11 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.A book of the exhibition photographs will be available for purchase, withproceeds benefiting the New Haven Leon Sister City Project.
by Thomas MacMillan | Nov 28, 2012 10:10 am | Comments (3)
As Yale steams forward with its controversial efforts to open a new college in Singapore, new criticism has appeared in a surprising location—the steam tunnels below the original campus here in New Haven.
by Melissa Bailey | Nov 19, 2012 4:52 pm | Comments (2)
Caryn Lawrence thought about a 15-year-old heroic Pakistani girl who almost lost her life to a gunman for the offense of wanting to go to school. Then she thought about her brother’s best friend, who got shot here in New Haven.
by Thomas MacMillan | Nov 19, 2012 8:55 am | Comments (4)
“Hi, hon!” a man called out to Lt. Holly Wasilewski after she pulled her cruiser into the Church Street South housing projects, home to three homicides last year.
It’s not the kind of greeting cops would have received on a similar errand in Tajikistan.
by Paul Bass | Oct 12, 2012 10:06 am
She wants troops home from Afghanistan sooner than later. He wants the job “finished.”
Israel bombing Iran? On that one, they agree: No second-guessing an ally.
You get to vote for one of them on Nov. 6 as your next representative in the U.S. Congress.
by Ariela Martin | Sep 24, 2012 8:06 am | Comments (1)
They spoke across continents in Polish and English. But they also speak in a common language—the language of peace.