by Allan Appel | Jul 26, 2016 7:36 am | Comments (1)
Do cops ever get forget on which hip they wear the taser and on which the revolver?
In the current climate of retaliation against cops, is being a female black officer a measure of protection?
Why does it appear a black person’s death is “littler” than a police officer’s as conveyed in the media?
And is there brutality in the New Haven police department?
Continue reading ‘Teens, Cops Talk It Out’
by David Yaffe-Bellany | Jul 19, 2016 3:23 pm | Comments (6)
Frank Ricci didn’t crash the latest fire promotion ceremony. This time he was invited. He sat quietly this time, his head slightly bowed, watching the meeting unfold in front of him.
Continue reading ‘Call Him “Battalion Chief Ricci”’
by Allan Appel | Jul 13, 2016 7:30 am
Sensing fresh lanolin on your hand. Feeling that wool is “jagged” yet smooth at the same time. Spinning yarn and making felt. Learning that to shear is to leave some hair above the skin and to shave is to cut it all off. Just getting outside on a sunny day and appreciating nature’s creatures.
Continue reading ‘Frank And Grace Wow The Kids’
by Markeshia Ricks | Jul 7, 2016 2:32 pm | Comments (5)
There are six fewer dirt bikes disturbing the peace of people living on Truman Street.
Continue reading ‘Cops Nab 6 Dirt Bikes’
by David Yaffe-Bellany & Paul Bass | Jun 23, 2016 7:37 am | Comments (62)
Protesting that New Haven’s political leadership had “betrayed” him, a developer looking to build hundreds of new apartments and offices in New Haven stormed out of City Hall Wednesday night — and, he said, out of doing business in the city, period.
Continue reading ‘Builder: I’m Outta Here’
by Qi Xu | Jun 17, 2016 6:20 am | Comments (2)
Northland Investment Corp. destroyed Church Street South. Why get them $21 million to rebuild it?
Continue reading ‘LCI Chief Seeks Hill Support For Church St. South Rebuild’
by Aliyya Swaby | Jun 2, 2016 7:51 am | Comments (19)
Shannon Steed has lived at the crumbling Church Street South public-housing complex for 22 years — and came to a meeting looking for a guarantee that she can move back when the complex is rebuilt. She didn’t get it.
Continue reading ‘Tenants Seek A Ticket Back Home’
by Qi Xu | May 30, 2016 9:37 am | Comments (10)
The city is preparing to sell vacant property to two not-for-profits to bring more affordable housing to the Hill and youth training to Newhallville.
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by Markeshia Ricks | May 27, 2016 2:35 pm | Comments (2)
Herbert Mermelstein and Pearl Karmasin’s romance started the way so many do: Girl meets boy at a party.
Like many budding romances, it built up to an unforgettable swinging night at the senior prom — in this case for seniors, like Mermelstein and Karmasin, in their tenth decade of life.
Continue reading ‘Sweethearts Swing Ultimate “Senior” Prom’
by Markeshia Ricks & Paul Bass | May 17, 2016 8:09 am | Comments (30)
The Harp administration has decided to team up after all to try to rebuild the crumbling Church Street South housing complex with the company that destroyed it.
Continue reading ‘City Teams With Northland To Rebuild’