by Markeshia Ricks | Mar 24, 2017 1:52 pm | Comments (1)
When Jeff Moreno became a Livable City Initiative neighborhood specialist for the Hill, he tried to get someone to clean up a fenced lot near the end of Rosette Street. At first he didn’t know the identity of the nuisance landlord; it turned out to be the state Department of Transportation.
Continue reading ‘City Seeks 16 State-Neglected Lots’
by Lucy Gellman | Mar 9, 2017 5:43 pm | Comments (2)
When he sees headlines about bomb threats at Jewish centers across the U.S., Norman Feitelson has a feeling that he’s read this story before.
He knows that it ends after a great battle. In a concentration camp. Where he’s fighting to save the few lives that are still left.
Continue reading ‘New Anti-Semitism Wave On Minds At Holocaust Remembrance Event’
by Allan Appel | Mar 9, 2017 8:38 am | Comments (2)
Annie Winchester, granddaughter of the founder of the eponymous New Haven firearms company, died in 1866 at ten days old from the withering Marasmus disease. She was buried in Evergreen Cemetery beneath a sculpted marble cross braided with ivy.
Today the marble braided cross is missing. A visitor from Canada has started a campaign to replace it.
Continue reading ‘Baby Winchester Monument To Rise Again’
by Paul Bass | Mar 7, 2017 2:30 am
Emergency crews worked through the night to find beds for elderly patients at the former Jewish Home for the Aged on Davenport Avenue after a frozen sprinkler burst and water leaked into the facility’s main electrical panel.
Continue reading ‘Nursing Home Evacuated; 185 Elderly Moved’
by Markeshia Ricks | Feb 21, 2017 9:05 am | Comments (12)
Looking to influence the future course of their party, New Haven’s Democratic Town Committee plans to endorse one of the leading candidates for national chairman in a battle that has revived the conflicting visions of Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton.
Continue reading ‘Dems Wade Into National Leadership Fight’
by Michelle Liu | Feb 20, 2017 8:53 am | Comments (1)
A second attempt to elect new officers for the Hill North Community Management team went into overtime — with no winner named.
Continue reading ‘Hill Team Ties In Race For Management Team Chair’
by Thomas Breen | Feb 15, 2017 4:02 pm | Comments (10)
A plan to change a small Hill homeless shelter into a rent-subsidized residence for young people who have aged out of the foster care system is meeting with opposition from neighbors worried about parking and crime problems.
Continue reading ‘Shelter Change Draws Local Opposition’
by Markeshia Ricks | Feb 1, 2017 1:00 pm | Comments (3)
Eight-two guaranteed apartments for low-income families are staying in New Haven rather than moving out of town, thanks to the latest deal in the ongoing saga of Church Street South.
Continue reading ‘Church St. South Transfers 82 Section 8 Units’
by Michelle Liu | Jan 31, 2017 4:00 pm
Jacqueline Monk Roberts remembered when stores and markets lined Washington Avenue, a vibrant spine of the Hill neighborhood.
Continue reading ‘Monks Launch Hill-History Project’
by Paul Bass | Jan 30, 2017 3:02 pm
A cold wind was blowing outside, but inside a church in the Hill, ev’ry voice rose to the rafters with hope.
Continue reading ‘A Tuneful Tonic For Troubled Times’