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Bringin’ Back the Fifties with Georgie’s Diner

Jonathan Starkes

February 9, 2010

Wanna know what’s buzzin? The fifties are back! At least at 427 Elm Street, that is. At the base of the historic Armstrong Factory is a little piece of history: Georgie’s Diner. After opening in late September, this classic establishment has officially revived my favorite dining experience: the classic...

Weather Announcement

The Charger Bulletin

February 9, 2010

Weather Update The latest computer model runs of the NAM and GFS are now indicating a little more snow for Connecticut.  A low pressure system currently located in the Ohio Valley is forecast to re-form along the North Carolina coast tonight and then rapidly intensify as the storm moves slowly NE t...

Judge Delays Jury Selection For Steven Hayes

The Charger Bulletin

February 3, 2010

HARTFORD -- Sources told Eyewitness News that Steven Hayes may have tried to overdose on medication in prison. According to sources, Hayes was found unresponsive in his cell at the MacDougall-Walker Correctional Institution around 7 a.m. Sunday. Chief State's Attorney Kevin Kane said Hayes had, "some...

8-Year-Old Left Waiting in the Cold

The Charger Bulletin

February 3, 2010

A Milford woman has been arrested after she left her 8-year old child outside waiting for the bus even though there was a school delay. The incident happened Jan. 29. Police say the child was outside for 45 minutes unsupervised in 16-degree weather. According to police, the child was flagging down...

News from The West Haven Council on the Arts

The Charger Bulletin

February 3, 2010

By Rosemary O'Brien Board Member, West Haven Council on the Arts West Haven, CT –  On Thursday, January 7th, the West Haven Council on the Arts held elections at their monthly meeting. The new officers and Board Members are as follows: President, Kevin Davignon Vice President, Barth McNeil Secretary,...

Chimp Victim Can’t Get Transplants

The Charger Bulletin

January 28, 2010

An attorney for a Connecticut woman mauled by a chimpanzee a year ago says a hospital has told the family they can't perform a face and hand transplant for her. Bill Monaco, attorney for Charla Nash, said the family is looking into alternative facilities after the Cleveland Clinic said they cou...

Lawmakers Table Domestic Violence Probe

The Charger Bulletin

January 28, 2010

A Connecticut legislative task force that's discussing ways to improve domestic violence laws is holding off from examining a West Haven murder-suicide. Rep. Mae Flexer says the case remains under investigation. Once that's complete, she says the House Speaker's Task Force on Domestic Violence will...

Business Bakes Up Help for Haiti

The Charger Bulletin

January 28, 2010

A lot of local folks are rolling up their sleeves and helping out the people of Haiti. The La Palette Bakery in Watertown offered up 10-percent of their sales of these tasty breads, cookies and cakes to " Save the Children ." They wanted to be one of the first businesses in their community to re...

Saving Milford’s Diner

The Charger Bulletin

January 28, 2010

People in Milford are on a mission to save the city's diner. The iconic Milford Diner, was built back in 1946 and is getting a new life as a local information center in time for the summer tourist season. The diner has been neglected fot about six years, however News Channel 8's Crystal Haynes tells...

Police: Man Kidnaps Girlfriend, 2 Kids

The Charger Bulletin

January 28, 2010

Hartford police say they arrested a 24-year-old city man after he kidnapped his girlfriend and her two young children. Angel Martinez was charged Sunday with first-degree kidnapping, third-degree assault, firearms crimes and drug possession. Police say a relative of the woman called authorities shortly...

Humane Society Donations Stolen

The Charger Bulletin

January 28, 2010

Police in Meriden are investigating a break-in and theft at the Meriden Humane Society. Someone broke into the building on Murdock Ave. early Sunday morning and stole a collection box. Only the donations were taken. None of the animals were hurt. The box was one of those larger plastic bins where coins spin around and bou...

Finding My Birthright

Joshua Camins-Esakov

January 28, 2010

Jan. 4 is a day I will never forget. It is the day I set out on the journey of a lifetime. I knew, from the moment I arrived at John F. Kennedy International airport it would be amazing, but the experience was beyond my wildest dreams, an experience unlike anything I had ever done. My ten day hiatus...

Chief of Police Appointed at UNH

Julie Winkel

December 9, 2009

West Haven — West Haven Chief of Police Ronald Quagliani has been appointed Executive Director of Safety and Transportation at the University of New Haven (UNH). He will assume his post at UNH on Jan. 4, 2010. This is a new position at the university. “We are pleased to have a dedicated law enforcement...

The Sunshine House to Provide for Families in Need

Erin Ennis

December 9, 2009

As December rolls along and the holiday season draws near, we normally find ourselves giving thanks and prayers for the things we have been granted in our lives. Thanks for having our friends and family, and thanks for the amenities we possess. It is normally during this time that our generosity kicks...

The Town That Learned to Crawl

Jonathan Starkes

December 9, 2009

Having recently been asked to report on the local community, I took a while to review what I actually knew about my hometown, West Haven. I started by searching travel sites for reviews on this seemingly obscure town. During my inquiry, I uncovered some interesting facts about the city that you may find...

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