by Staff | Jul 27, 2015 7:54 am
Jocelyn Roberson and her Newhallville decided they wanted to throw some love the way of the seniors who live in the Newhall Gardens complex—in the form a birthday party. For all the seniors.
by Jonathan Hopkins | Jul 20, 2015 4:26 pm | Comments (18)
Despite desegregation efforts in the last half century like the Fair Housing Act, Sheff vs O’Neill, and Connecticut Statute 8-30g among others, New Haven – like many places – remains segregated along socio-economic lines. What’s more, neighborhood inequality has risen in Connecticut since 1980, with more residents living in either “very rich” or “very poor” neighborhoods and fewer living in “middle class” neighborhoods over the last 35 years.
by Markeshia Ricks | Jul 19, 2015 5:20 pm | Comments (12)
If you’ve ever been stopped at the long light at the intersection of Winchester and Bassett in Newhallville, you likely noticed a yellow house that was once so blighted that it hurt to look at it.
by Staff | Jul 13, 2015 2:40 pm
Police are looking for a “red or burgundy colored sedan (possibly a Nissan Maxima or Altima)” and a teenager who was riding in it, after a shoot-out that occurred Monday morning at Butler and Read streets in Newhallville.
by Markeshia Ricks | Jul 6, 2015 9:01 am | Comments (5)
If a two-hour neighborhood meeting is any indication, the cops might be winning more of the daily crime battles in Newhallville than the larger challenge of convincing people that “community policing” is different from the kick-in-the-door, military-style practices of the past.
by Finnegan Schick | Jun 29, 2015 3:54 pm | Comments (1)
Newhallville neighbors are knocking on doors to reelect Delphine Clyburn, a two-term alder who knocks on the doors of her own ward every month.
by Paul Bass | Jun 25, 2015 5:53 pm | Comments (36)
No, this isn’t Brooklyn.
by Freesia DeNaples | Jun 23, 2015 10:39 am | Comments (1)
To five fifth-graders at King/Robinson Interdistrict Magnet School, Connecticut’s “pretty high” high-school graduation rate—85 percent compared to 75 nationally—just wasn’t enough.
by Paul Bass | Jun 22, 2015 4:17 pm
Six uniformed officers arrived at the Lincoln-Bassett School graduation Monday morning—to separate a man with a handgun from the auditorium.
by David Sepulveda | Jun 14, 2015 8:21 pm | Comments (3)
Flanked by her two sons, Jabril and Nasrullah Bell, Kym McKoy stood on the porch of her gleaming new home on Lilac Street in Newhallville, preparing to cut a ceremonial ribbon before a large crowd that had just toured the home.
“I left Newhallville 25 years ago, and I decided to come back,” she said. “Not because my mother lives next door, but because I wanted to come back.”