New Haven Ends Summer As “One City”

by Allan Appel | Sep 3, 2018 9:08 am | Comments (1)

Allan Appel PhotoKids in New Haven this summer learned how the electricity in their muscles, signalled by the brain, lifts things up — the power behind many prosthetic devices.

Just by using using a couple of light blue hand weights and a spinning chair, they took a fun lesson on why stars and planets at the center of a galaxy spin faster than those on the far reaches.

And, if their number came up, they could win a Connecticut (football) Cowboys Fan Club back pack in a raffle.

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Starting Today, New Haven Is “One City”

by Thomas Breen | Jun 29, 2018 7:20 am | Comments (6)

Thomas Breen photoTravel to Newhallville for a basketball tournament. And to Amity to learn about native pollinators and plants. And to the Hill to eat brunch and talk financial literacy.

Hearing about those events took only a few steps and a conversation on Thursday afternoon during the official kick-off of a summer long flurry of family-friendly activities designed to bring all of New Haven’s neighborhoods together long-term.

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