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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HYS Looking for Youth Volunteers

hysbHamden Youth Services Bureau’s Volunteer and Community Service Program will be placing youth who are looking to give back to the community within town departments, businesses and for profit and not for profit organizations that are looking for assistance.

Patunia Medy will set up an appointment/interview (and parent/guardian if under 18) with you to discuss potential placements according to your interests, talents, and available time as well as what is available in the Hamden community. … Continue Reading

Hamden Residents Named to Sacred Heart Academy Honor Roll

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Sacred Heart Academy Principal Sr. Maureen Flynn, ASCJ has announced the Honor Roll for the third marking period of the 2015 – 2016 academic school year.

The following students from Hamden have been named to the Honor Roll:

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Hamden Rotary Club honors its May, 2016 Student of the Month

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The Hamden Rotary Club has honored its May, 2016 Student of the Month.

Advaith Ramakrisnan is a kindergarten student at Sheperd Glen School who has already made a name for himself in the school community.  A keen observer of the solar system, Advaith is a “star” in his own right.

He strives to be comforting and helpful to those in need and is always kind and patient.

Shown with Advaith are his teacher Vanessa Varsh, Sheperd Glen principal Joseph diBacco and Hamden Rotary Club president Paul Murray (Left).

Hamden Fire Department Participates in mutli-agency training event

 

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On Wednesday May 4th, the Hamden Fire Department participated in a multi-agency training session organized by the Yale New Haven Sponsor Hospital Program and held at Sleeping Giant State Park in the historic quarry area to simulate a remote scene mass casualty incident. … Continue Reading

HAMDEN OBITUARIES: Ann Molloy Vining, 86

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Screen Shot 2016-05-08 at 2.01.52 AMAnn Molloy Vining, 86, of Hamden passed away at her home on May 3, 2016, She was the wife of the late Russell E. Vining and the loving mother of Christy Vining Russell (Dennis) of Southington, Peter Vining (Mary) of Stratford, Thomas Vining of Hamden, Phyllis Vining of Hamden, Andrew Vining of New Haven and Judi Vining of Stamford.

She was the sister of Margaret (Midge) Molloy Fitch of Hamden, MaryJane (Jane) Molloy Cannon of Hamden and Peter S. Molloy, Jr. of Bridgeport. She is also survived by her grandchildren, Colleen Russell Guertin (David) of S. Windsor, Aaron Russell (Shreya) of Seattle, Michael Russell of Farmington, Michael Slimak Vining of Stratford and great grandchildren Caylee and Graham Guertin of S. Windsor and several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by a sister Phyllis Molloy, a brother Richard Molloy and her grandson Kevin Vining. … Continue Reading

HAMDEN OBITUARIES: George Philip Hawco, 93

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Screen Shot 2016-05-08 at 1.47.46 AMGeorge Philip Hawco, 93, of Hamden, entered into eternal rest on April 23, 2016.

He was born in Quincy, MA on Sept. 3, 1922, the son of the late James and Theresa A. (McCarthy) Hawco.

George is survived by his loving children, Teresa Blais of Mandeville, LA; George B. Hawco and his wife Roberta of Fairfax, VA; Steven J. Hawco and his wife Carol of Alpharetta, GA; and Ellen M. Marinelli and her husband Gary of Columbia, CT. His eight grandchildren; Christina, Sean, Christopher, Kevin, Nicholas, Ryan, Audrey and Lauren; brought him many joys which were accentuated by the births of his two great-grandchildren, Christian and Cullen. … Continue Reading

Weekend Hamden Arrests: March 24 – March 27

March 28, 2016 Police and Fire Comments Off on Weekend Hamden Arrests: March 24 – March 27

hamden police patchThe following arrest information was provided by the Hamden Police Department. It does not indicate a conviction.

March 24:

Aldo Eduardo Cuccinello, 22, of 1562 Dixwell Ave., Hamden, was charged with breach of peace. He was arraigned the same day in Meriden Superior Court.

Michael Dauzat, 29, of 759 George St., New Haven, was charged with second-degree failure to appear in court. He was held in lieu of $500 bond and is due to appear in Meriden Superior Court on April 7.

Nuqun L. Davis, 33, of 190 Winthrop Ave., New Haven, was charged with driving under the influence and failure to stay in the proper lane. He was held in lieu of $1,00 bond and is due to appear in Meriden Superior Court on April 7. … Continue Reading

Hamden Obituaries: Jennifer Leibowitz Antonier, 45

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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

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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

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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

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