SHA Students, Alumnae Continue Christmas Stocking Tradition

Christmas is known to bring dazzling smiles to children everywhere, and again this year the Sacred Heart student body was committed to ensuring that smiles will appear on the faces of less fortunate area children.

Whitney Avenue Affordable Housing Application Denied – Again

Once again, the Planning and Zoning Commission has denied an application for an affordable housing development on Whitney Avenue in Mount Carmel. The proposed development is too dense for the area, would cause traffic headaches and could affect the public water supply because of the amount of impervious surfaces proposed, …

Connecticut Primary Date Announced

Republicans and Democrats in Connecticut will get to pick their candidate for president on April 26. Secretary of the State Denise Merrill last week announced the date of Connecticut’s presidential primary and several other important dates leading up to it. Connecticut uses closed primaries, meaning voters have to be a member of …

Ridge Hill Student is Rotary Student of the Month

  The Hamden Rotary Club has honored it’s November 2015 Student of the Month.  Corinne Chambers, a fourth grade student at Ridge Hill School, charmed the Rotarians gathered for the event. A school leader who takes her responsibilities seriously, Corinne is always helpful and cheerful as she looks for ways to …

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Hamden Obituaries: Jennifer Leibowitz Antonier, 45

December 29, 2015 Obituaries Comments Off on Hamden Obituaries: Jennifer Leibowitz Antonier, 45

candleJennifer Leibowitz Antonier, 45, of Hamden, passed away unexpectedly on Christmas Day, December 25, 2015.

She is survived by her parents, Lynne and Gordon Leibowitz of Milford, her brothers, Dan Leibowitz of Kentfield, CA, Larry Leibowitz of Redding, her sisters-in-law, Xantha Bruso and Lisa Leibowitz, her loving niece and nephews, Maia, Benjamin, Remy and Cyrus, and by innumerable friends from all walks of life. … Continue Reading

Hamden Obituaries: Keith Leslie Jones, 54

December 23, 2015 Obituaries Comments Off on Hamden Obituaries: Keith Leslie Jones, 54

Screen Shot 2015-12-23 at 2.30.56 PMKeith Leslie Jones, 54, of Hamden, entered into eternal rest on Dec. 18, 2015. He was the husband of Kim Jones.

Mr. Jones was born in New Haven, CT, on Sept. 6, 1961, a son of Joan Esdaile and the late Griffin Nelson Jones, II. He was employed at Giering Metal Finishing as a Manager and was the pastor of Abundant Grace Christian Church in Hamden. … Continue Reading

Reevaluation Results in Lower Assessments for Most Homeowners

December 23, 2015 Local Government, Real Estate Comments Off on Reevaluation Results in Lower Assessments for Most Homeowners

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Interspersed between holiday cards and bills, residents recently got their new property assessments that, for the most part, showed the value of their homes has dropped in the last five years. … Continue Reading

Whitney Avenue Affordable Housing Application Denied – Again

December 23, 2015 Local Government Comments Off on Whitney Avenue Affordable Housing Application Denied – Again

Screen Shot 2015-12-23 at 2.04.21 PMOnce again, the Planning and Zoning Commission has denied an application for an affordable housing development on Whitney Avenue in Mount Carmel.

The proposed development is too dense for the area, would cause traffic headaches and could affect the public water supply because of the amount of impervious surfaces proposed, the commission said in its denial. … Continue Reading

Santa’s ‘Elks’ Provide Holiday Gifts to Homeless and ‘At Risk’ Youth

December 23, 2015 Community Organizations Comments Off on Santa’s ‘Elks’ Provide Holiday Gifts to Homeless and ‘At Risk’ Youth

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Shown L-R are Shown are Giving Tree Chair Ed Gorman, Connecticut Elks Association President Peter Freiler, Youth Continuum Chief Executive Officer Carole Shomo, Marilyn LaRolo, Leading Knight Tony DelGrego, and Carl Rennie.

This holiday season, the Hamden Elks and their families provided gifts through their annual “Giving Tree” to area youth in need.

For more than a decade, members have purchased gifts for Youth Continuum of New Haven, which annually serves more than 1,000 young adults in south central Connecticut. … Continue Reading

Hamden Obituaries: Christopher J. Barbiuto, 45

December 22, 2015 Obituaries Comments Off on Hamden Obituaries: Christopher J. Barbiuto, 45

Screen Shot 2015-12-22 at 1.55.38 PMChristopher J. Barbiuto, 45,  of Hamden, died suddenly at his home, Dec. 20, 2015.

Chris was born in New Haven on May 7, 1970, the son of Elaine Landino Price and her husband, Ernest, and George Barbiuto and his wife Jennifer, all of Hamden and had worked construction for several area firms.

He enjoyed hunting & fishing and bowling with his friends. … Continue Reading

Connecticut Primary Date Announced

December 22, 2015 Elections Comments Off on Connecticut Primary Date Announced

Screen Shot 2015-12-22 at 1.46.41 PMRepublicans and Democrats in Connecticut will get to pick their candidate for president on April 26.

Secretary of the State Denise Merrill last week announced the date of Connecticut’s presidential primary and several other important dates leading up to it.

Connecticut uses closed primaries, meaning voters have to be a member of the party whose primary they are voting in. … Continue Reading

SHA Students, Alumnae Continue Christmas Stocking Tradition

December 15, 2015 Schools Comments Off on SHA Students, Alumnae Continue Christmas Stocking Tradition

Screen Shot 2015-12-15 at 2.03.18 PMChristmas is known to bring dazzling smiles to children everywhere, and again this year the Sacred Heart student body was committed to ensuring that smiles will appear on the faces of less fortunate area children. … Continue Reading

Hamden Obituaries: Richard E. Miller, 63

December 14, 2015 Obituaries Comments Off on Hamden Obituaries: Richard E. Miller, 63

Screen Shot 2015-12-14 at 4.18.26 PMRichard E. Miller, 63, of Hamden, passed away on Dec. 10, 2015 in Yale New Haven Hospital.

Born in Bridgeport on Jan. 26, 1952, he was a son of the late Richard E. Miller, Sr and Dorothy Dziesinski Miller and step-son of Bernadette Miller of Prospect.

Rich is survived by his wife, Bonnie S. Miller; his daughters Jessica Parker & her husband Allehandro of Alburtis, PA, Amanda Miller of Riverview, FL and Lauren Miller of London, England; his grandchildren Noah, Emma & Caleb Parker and Zoey & Fisher Zawacki; brother Bruce Miller & his wife Beth of Norwalk; step-sister Colleen Schuyler of Prospect; step-brother Stephen Mullin of North Haven and his niece Sarah Miller. He was predeceased by his brother Kevin Miller. … Continue Reading

Hamden Library Offers Relief to “Cabin Fever”

December 14, 2015 Library News Comments Off on Hamden Library Offers Relief to “Cabin Fever”

Screen Shot 2015-12-14 at 3.48.01 PMDuring the months of January, February, and March, Hamden libraries will once again provide a diversion from the woes of winter weather with the return of the “Cabin Fever Readers” program for adults.

Like the library’s children’s summer reading program, “Cabin Fever Readers” offers prizes to adults for the time they spend reading during the winter months. This year’s participants will be entered into eight weekly drawings for special Cabin Fever pottery.  … Continue Reading

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The Mission of the Messiah: A Study of the Gospel of Luke @ Clelian Conference Room, Mount Sacred Heart | Hamden | Connecticut | United States
Eight Tuesdays, September 2 – October 28 (No session Oct. 7) Dr. Tim Gray’s book presents a clear and enlightened understanding of the fundamental themes of Jesus’ messianic mission. Using the Gospel of Luke and Old Testament prophecies, we see Jesus as the fulfillment of the Prophecies.  Dr. Gray helps ...
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Ongoing on Fridays, Bridge games will take place from 2-4:00pm at Atria Larson Place, located at 1450 Whitney Avenue. Games are facilitated by local Bridge Club Director, Frederick Townsend who has been running bridge groups for more than 25 years. Please join us at Atria Larson Place in our Quinnipiac ...
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The Mission of the Messiah: A Study of the Gospel of Luke @ Clelian Conference Room, Mount Sacred Heart | Hamden | Connecticut | United States
Eight Tuesdays, September 2 – October 28 (No session Oct. 7) Dr. Tim Gray’s book presents a clear and enlightened understanding of the fundamental themes of Jesus’ messianic mission. Using the Gospel of Luke and Old Testament prophecies, we see Jesus as the fulfillment of the Prophecies.  Dr. Gray helps ...