Hoop Dreams Soar At The Y

by Markeshia Ricks | Nov 20, 2017 2:03 pm | Comments (2)

Markeshia Ricks PhotoWhile Yale battled Harvard at the Bowl, another big match-up took place up the road at the YMCA Youth Center, between UNC and Kansas.

No, the renowned UNC-Chapel Hill Tarheels and the Kansas Jayhawks didn’t come to town to play at the YMCA. New Haven youth, hoping to keep their hoop dreams alive in a town, suited up as both teams during a season-ending match in the center’s new fall basketball league.

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Career “Hellebrates” An Inspiration

by Allan Appel | Nov 6, 2017 7:48 am | Comments (2)

“They hate me over there. I’m their worst patient ever. I’d say, ‘I don’t care if you’re not done. I am. I’ve got to get back to school! I have my responsibilities.’”

Thus Jonathan Heller once described handling chemotherapy treatments while teaching business and coaching volleyball at Career High School — a later-in-life second career that became a mission.

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