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Three New Haven Legislators to be Honored

Veronica Maciel

February 1, 2012


Filed under West Haven News

It all started in May of 1996 when the New Haven Pride Center was founded. It is a non-profit organization which is a place where the lesbian, bisexual, gay, transgender, queer/questioning (LGBTQ) community can feel welcome and safe. Though the organization was founded more than 10 years ago, there was...

Westport Group to Hold Fourth Annual Darwin Day Dinner

Brandon T. Bisceglia

February 1, 2012


Filed under West Haven News

The Southern Connecticut Darwin Day Committee will hold its fourth celebration of science and humanity on Feb. 11 at the Inn at Longshore in Westport. This year’s Darwin Day Dinner will feature a talk by Rene Almeling, assistant professor of Sociology at Yale University. She will discuss her 20...

Readers React to New Haven Register’s Online Comment Policy

Brandon T. Bisceglia

December 7, 2011


Filed under Global News, West Haven News

Some call it censorship. Others say it will foster civil discussion. The New Haven Register announced Nov. 28 that all comments that readers post will be reviewed before appearing on the newspaper’s website. The Register’s explanation of the new policy said, "Our purpose is not to limit poli...

Wear Condoms, Get Tested

Laura Pisano

December 7, 2011


Filed under Campus News and Events, Global News, University of New Haven, West Haven News

On November 29, students from Yale, Southern Connecticut State University, Quinnipiac University, and our very own University of New Haven gathered at the New Haven Green for a World Aids Day Flash Mob. This event was put on through the coordination of community service offices and individual faculty...

Three Powerball Winners in Connecticut

Veronica Maciel

December 7, 2011


Filed under Global News, West Haven News

Yes, that headline is correct; three men collected the $254 million Powerball Jackpot on Monday, November 28. Tim Davidson, one of the men, purchased a single Quick Pick dollar ticket at the Shippan Point BP station in Stamford. This is the largest Powerball in Connecticut, and the twelfth largest in P...

Occupy New Haven Protests

Liz De La Torre

November 30, 2011


Filed under Global News, West Haven News

Two months into the Occupy Wall Street protests, the "We are the 99 percent!" chants only seem to be getting stronger. While the New York protests are being challenged by the antagonistic nature of police and Wall Street workers alike, Occupy New Haven has managed to sustain a month of peaceful dissent,...

Yale Parking Lot D Fatality

Ryan Irons

November 30, 2011


Filed under Global News, West Haven News

It was a beautiful Saturday morning with everyone excited for the Yale-Harvard football game taking place at Yale Bowl. CSC Event Staff security was posted at every gate to answer any questions and to make sure no prohibited individuals or vehicles were being brought into the parking lots. Within th...

Connecticut’s Crowded Senate Primary

Brandon T. Bisceglia

November 30, 2011


Filed under Global News, West Haven News

The slate of candidates vying to represent Connecticut in the U.S. Senate seat being vacated by Independent Joseph Lieberman has ballooned since he announced in January that he will not seek a fifth term. The list keeps growing; as recently as Nov. 23, Fairfield Republican Peter Lumaj formally announc...

New Haven’s Boys & Girls Club to Celebrate 140th Anniversary

Cristal Reyes

November 16, 2011


Filed under West Haven News

With today’s crime and violence rates among youth increasing, it’s evident that more needs to be done. One organization that puts hard work, funds, and thought into this concerning epidemic is the New Haven Boys and Girls Club. It is with great joy to announce that this terrific organization has re...

UNH student dead from fall

Brandon T. Bisceglia

November 6, 2011


Filed under Campus News and Events, University of New Haven, West Haven News

The UNH student who fell from a fourth-story at Sheffield Hall Saturday evening has died of his injuries, according to sources. Samuel Milano, a sophomore majoring in criminal justice from Cary, N.C., student suffered severe injuries when he landed on the pavement below the window. The incident occurred...

Occupy New Haven: An Operation in Progress

Brandon T. Bisceglia

November 2, 2011


Filed under West Haven News

A village of tents has arisen on the New Haven Green. Its inhabitants each have a slightly different reason for being there. They all share one thing in common though: dissatisfaction with growing social disparity. This is Occupy New Haven, a local offshoot of the global Occupy Wall Street pr...

Rosa DeLauro Holds Neighborhood Office Hours

Liana Teixeira

November 2, 2011


Filed under West Haven News

Rep. Rosa DeLauro of Conn.’s third congressional district held neighborhood office hours last Saturday at the Stop and Shop supermarket of Orange, Conn.  From 11:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., DeLauro met one-on-one with local citizens to discuss their concerns or questions. Questions ranged from the subject o...

New Haven Police Chief to Resign

Liana Teixeira

October 26, 2011


Filed under West Haven News

Mayor John DeStefano confirmed during a Monday press conference that New Haven Police Chief Frank Limon would be resigning from his position. His resignation becomes effective on Nov. 15 despite having a term that was set to end on January 2014.  DeStefano said at the press conference that Chief Lim...

Illegal Rock Climbing in East Rock

Veronica Maciel

October 19, 2011


Filed under West Haven News

In Connecticut, about ten minutes away from the University of New Haven campus, there is a place known as East Rock; in this area, there is an ordinance in place that forbids any climbing of it.  Two students from Yale, Sarah Maslin and Peter Kaufman, ignored that fact when they decided to scale the fa...

UConn Back to Unanimous No. 1 in Women’s Poll

The Associated Press

December 1, 2010


Filed under Sports, West Haven News

Connecticut is back as the unanimous No. 1. The Huskies, who have won an NCAA women’s basketball record 84 straight games, received all 40 first-place votes in The Associated Press Top 25 poll Monday. It was the 47th straight week they sit atop the poll. Connecticut had been an unanimous choice...

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