Milford, N.H. —Two divergent paths led Bonita Yarboro and Debra Cohen from Connecticut to a door on Boxwood Court, leaflets in hand on an idealistic quest to elect Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders.
The wind was blowing down the beach at Lighthouse Point Park as a crowd of 100 people gathered on New Year’s Day to race into the surf of the Long Island Sound. They wore bathing suits, wetsuits, a smattering of costumes. The Pig Man (a.k.a. artist Tony Juliano) was back from last year. I took off my coat, hat, sweater, shirt, pants, socks, and shoes to reveal the bathing suit underneath, and planted my bare feet in the sand.
Right about then I had an unexpected thought: It’s not that cold.
Holly Wasilewski is used to organizing tribute dinners at Anthony’s Ocean View. Thursday night she was the guest of honor, as friends from law enforcement and the community filled the hall to honor New Haven’s most beloved community cop.
Sgt. John Wolcheski, Officer John Barbett and their team not only rescued eight bright orange pumpkins from peril Monday. They also hand-carried the pumpkins into New Haven Harbor and carved pretty Halloween designs on them, while staying submerged for from ten to 20 minutes.
Bob Proto sees terrorists possibly slipping into New Haven if Tweed-New Haven Airport gets a longer runway. Sal DeCola sees an issue that spawns a wider range of neighborhood views than people commonly think.