by Markeshia Ricks | Mar 13, 2019 7:24 am | Comments (1)
Cedar Hill neighbors didn’t want a 24-hour convenience store. And they’re not going to get one. Instead, they will keep a plain gas station at the corner of Ferry and State Street — one that still stays open 24 hours.
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by Paul Bass | Mar 12, 2019 5:58 pm | Comments (17)
Rebecca Turcio, who championed the cause of one of New Haven’s littlest-noticed neighborhoods and emerged as one of the first and most passionate humane local grassroots voices of the Internet Age, died Monday after a long illness at the age of 54. Her imprint on New Haven lives on.
Continue reading ‘Cedar Hill Resident RIP’
by Markeshia Ricks | Jan 29, 2019 4:28 pm
A Cedar Hill gas station overhaul is moving forward at the corner of State and Ferry streets without the ability to operate 24/7 — at least for now.
Continue reading ‘State St. Gas Station Redesign OK’d’
by Markeshia Ricks | Dec 4, 2018 1:12 pm
Just because you don’t hear much about HIV/AIDS doesn’t mean the threat is no longer present.
That is the World AIDS Day takeaway message for the dozens of people who packed a common area of the state’s only free-standing nursing home for people living with HIV or AIDS.
Continue reading ‘Still Imagining A World Without AIDS’
by Paul Bass | Oct 17, 2018 7:43 am | Comments (6)
Mayor Toni Harp took a stand on who most represents and speaks for a neighborhood: People who sleep in the neighborhood do, she said.
Continue reading ‘Harp Sides With Residents In Cedar Hill Debate’
by Thomas Breen | Oct 12, 2018 8:14 am | Comments (10)
Cedar Hill is in its worst shape in half a century, and its few remaining business owners desperately need the city’s help.
They also need to convince city zoners to reconsider a decision that’s preventing an investor from expanding a gas station with a 24-hour convenience store.
Merchants from the pocket-sized neighborhood at the eastern end of New Haven’s Hamden border delivered that message Thursday to city economic development and anti-blight officials during an emotional hour-and-a-half-long meeting.
Continue reading ‘Cedar Hill To City: S.O.S.’
by Markeshia Ricks | Oct 11, 2018 12:09 pm | Comments (3)
How can a business make or break the safety of a neighborhood? Do 24-hour operations make it more or less safe?
Cedar Hill neighbors are confronting those questions at the intersection of Ferry and State streets.
Continue reading ‘24-Hour Biz Sparks Opposition’
by Staff | Oct 3, 2018 1:40 pm | Comments (1)
The following was submitted by LCI Neighborhood Specialist Jillian Driscoll
Every fall, incoming freshman are expected to participate in a Day of Service at Southern Connecticut State University and this year about 200 fanned out over the city to make an impact.
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by Thomas Breen | Aug 16, 2018 7:41 am | Comments (1)
A boarded-up, single-family home in Cedar Hill collapsed on Wednesday when a side wall caved under the pressure of a toppled tree.
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by Christopher Peak | Jun 1, 2018 11:23 am | Comments (2)
Thirty bricks bear the names of the first patients who died from AIDS-related complications in 1995. Hundreds of spots nearby are blank, waiting to be inscribed with the names of donors who will keep today’s HIV+ residents alive.
Continue reading ‘Brick By Brick, An AIDS Clinic Pushes On’