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West Haven Landfill Transforms into a Solar Panel Facility

West Haven Landfill Transforms into a Solar Panel Facility

Nicole Rivera, Staff Writer

November 13, 2017


Filed under West Haven News

On Oct. 23, the West Haven City Council heard proposal from the founder of Branford-based manufacturer, who wants to build a display of solar panels over the West Haven’s landfill. The ground mounted solar generated panels would be constructed on two privately owned properties on Spring Street. CEO...

Nancy Rossi Elected Mayor Of West Haven

Nancy Rossi Elected Mayor Of West Haven

Glenn Rohrbacker, Editor in Chief

November 7, 2017


Filed under Campus News and Events, Politics, This Week's Top Stories, University of New Haven, West Haven News

Updated 11/8/17 at 9:29 a.m. to include result statistics. Democrat Nancy Rossi was declared winner of West Haven’s mayoral election Tuesday night. Rossi won after a long and contentious campaign with the two other candidates, current mayor, Democrat Ed O’Brien and Republican Dave Riccio. ...

Full Interview with Councilman Dave Riccio

Full Interview with Councilman Dave Riccio

Glenn Rohrbacker, Editor in Chief

November 4, 2017


Filed under Politics, This Week's Top Stories, West Haven News

Editor in Chief Glenn Rohrbacker sat down with Republican candidate for mayor of West Haven, Dave Riccio, to talk about the changes he'd make to the city....

Interview With Candidate Nancy Rossi Ahead of West Haven Election

Kiana Quinonez, Reporter

October 31, 2017


Filed under Politics, This Week's Top Stories, West Haven News

Reporter Kiana Quinonez sits down with the endorsed Democrat for West Haven Mayor, Nancy Rossi, to talk about what her plans would be for the University and the city.

University Enters Partnership With FOX

University Enters Partnership With FOX

Glenn Rohrbacker, Editor in Chief

October 23, 2017


Filed under Campus News and Events, This Week's Top Stories, University of New Haven, West Haven News

The University of New Haven and FOX61, the Connecticut Fox affiliate, announced today that the television station will open a news bureau on the university’s main campus. The new partnership will connect students in the Communications, Film, and Media Studies Department with FOX61 professionals i...

Breast Cancer Walk Makes Strides New Haven

Breast Cancer Walk Makes Strides New Haven

Chazz Mair, Staff Writer

October 16, 2017


Filed under Top Stories, West Haven News

The American Cancer Society (ACS) hosted a Breast Cancer awareness walk in Lightpoint Park this past Sunday. Following the walk was a short ceremony in which survivors and their relatives shared their stories. During which, participating walkers gathered in groups to socialize amongst each other before the w...

Upscale Mall on its Way to West Haven

Upscale Mall on its Way to West Haven

Lauren Cohen, Staff Writer

September 26, 2017


Filed under This Week's Top Stories, West Haven News

The city of West Haven has been working closely with the university for the past three years discussing the plans for the new luxury shopping complex set to open in fall of 2019. “Myself and the developer have met many times with President Kaplan and the University of New Haven leadership, and they...

New Haven Hosts PRIDE Parade

New Haven Hosts PRIDE Parade

Chazz Mair, Contributing Writer

September 20, 2017


Filed under West Haven News

The LBGTQ+ community gathered in New Haven recently to celebrate sexual orientation and gender diversity at the 20th Pride New Haven. The festivities started Sept. 15 at the New Haven City Hall and was followed by an art show featuring the likes of artist Ricky Mestre and photographer Daniel Eugene. The...

Community, University Aim to Unite at WestFest

Community, University Aim to Unite at WestFest

Chazz Mair, Contributing Writer

September 3, 2017


Filed under Campus News and Events, This Week's Top Stories, University of New Haven, West Haven News

On September 2, the West Haven community and the University of New Haven came together for the third annual WestFest. Kicked off by residents and students throwing packets of powered paint at each other to the sound of their own laughter, the two communities looked at what the other had to offer. Connor Vargo, chair of the University’s Mayor’s Advisory Committee, said that the event was an idea p...

LANY Comes to New Haven

LANY Comes to New Haven

Meghan Mahar, Arts & Entertainment Section Editor

May 18, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Music, West Haven News

May 13 was a rainy day in New Haven; from the early morning to late evening, the city was damp with intervals of heavy downfall. On College Street, this weather did not faze anyone. Walking towards the venue before doors opening at 7 p.m. triggered memories from 2015 when I saw The 1975 not far from...

New Haveners March for Science on Earth Day

New Haveners March for Science on Earth Day

Karina Krul, Student Life Editor

April 22, 2017


Filed under Campus News and Events, Global News, Science, This Week's Top Stories, U.S. News, West Haven News

  Over 3,000 people marched in the New Haven March for Science on Earth Day. Many gathered in Washington D.C. and across the country to bring awareness to science and the dangers of budget cuts to the Environmental Protection Agency, as well as various other science-based agencies. The m...

Elm City Express Adds Two Players As Season Approaches

Billy Sakmann, Sports Section Editor

April 15, 2017


Filed under Sports, West Haven News

New Haven’s professional sports drought is set to end very soon. The Elm City Express, a third tier soccer team in the National Premier Soccer League will soon be playing home games in Yale’s Reese Stadium. Unfortunately, non-residents will be moved out of the University of New Haven by the time...

CT Governor Malloy Rejects Pullback of Federal Transgender Protections

CT Governor Malloy Rejects Pullback of Federal Transgender Protections

Evan Grady, Contributing Writer

March 7, 2017


Filed under Campus News and Events, This Week's Top Stories, University of New Haven, West Haven News

Transgender students of Connecticut public schools will not be effected by President Trump’s decision to repeal all federal protection for students using the locker rooms and bathrooms that match their gender identity. “Despite the actions taken by the federal government,” said Governor Malloy,...

ESUMS Officially Opens With Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony

ESUMS Officially Opens With Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony

Glenn Rohrbacker, Editor in Chief

February 28, 2017


Filed under Campus News and Events, This Week's Top Stories, University of New Haven, West Haven News

The Engineering Science University Magnet School located on the University of New Haven's campus officially opened to students on Tuesday, February 28. UNH President Steve Kaplan, New Haven Public Schools Superintendent Reginald Mayo, New Haven Mayor Toni Harp, West Haven Mayor Ed O'Brien and ESUMS Principal...

Winter Comes to Mohegan Sun with Game of Thrones Concert Tour

Meghan Mahar, Arts & Entertainment Section Editor

February 28, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Music, Television, West Haven News

According to Entertainment Weekly, 8.9 million viewers watched the season finale of HBO’s Game of Thrones. Here’s some comparison: Israel’s population is approximately 8.06 million and Austria’s is 8.47. Since 2011, Game of Thrones, the television series adapted from the novels of George R. ...

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