New Haven Woman Charged in ‘Internet Dating’ Home Invasion

A New Haven woman has been arrested in connection with the Oct. 8 home invasion on Mix Avenue where the victim met the suspect on an Internet dating site. The 30-year-old victim told police he met the woman, now identified as Nazhia Carter, 19, of 65 Plymouth St., New Haven, on …

State to Aid Buffalo in Snow Removal

From the Governor’s Office: Governor Dannel P. Malloy announced today that the Connecticut Department of Transportation (ConnDOT) is sending equipment and personnel to assist in the clean-up of the historic snowfalls in Buffalo, New York, where accumulations have topped five feet, with more snow in the forecast.

Hamden Obituaries: Edna Rutenberg, 92

Edna Geier Rutenberg, 92, of Hamden, died at her home on Nov. 19, 2014 . She was the wife of the late Milton L. Rutenberg. Mrs. Rutenberg was the loving mother of Craig Rutenberg of N.Y. City, and the aunt of Fred and Patty Geier, Tim and Keith Geier and …

Hamden Volunteer Firefighters to Collect Food This Weekend

Hamden Volunteer Firefighters will be stationed at Stop and Shop this weekend collecting food for the Hamden Food Bank. The firefighters will be outside the store at 2335 Dixwell Ave. on Saturday and Sunday to accept food and cash donations.

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Hamden Obituaries: Edna Rutenberg, 92

November 20, 2014 Obituaries No Comments

1del1Edna Geier Rutenberg, 92, of Hamden, died at her home on Nov. 19, 2014 . She was the wife of the late Milton L. Rutenberg.

Mrs. Rutenberg was the loving mother of Craig Rutenberg of N.Y. City, and the aunt of Fred and Patty Geier, Tim and Keith Geier and Judith Cacace. She was predeceased by a brother, Fred K. Geier, and a sister, Lillian Regan. … Continue Reading

New Haven Woman Charged in ‘Internet Dating’ Home Invasion

November 20, 2014 Police and Fire No Comments

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Nazhia Carter. Credit: Hamden Police

A New Haven woman has been arrested in connection with the Oct. 8 home invasion on Mix Avenue where the victim met the suspect on an Internet dating site.

The 30-year-old victim told police he met the woman, now identified as Nazhia Carter, 19, of 65 Plymouth St., New Haven, on the dating site and arranged to meet with her that night at his apartment. at 975 Mix Ave. … Continue Reading

Dogs on Death Row as Appeal Wends its Way Through Court

November 20, 2014 Courts No Comments

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Kato and Kleo. Credit: Facebook

Two dogs allegedly involved in an attack on a child two years ago have been ordered destroyed, but their owner is fighting to keep them alive.

The incident happened in October of 2012 on Shelton Avenue, when two Rottweilers named Kato and Kleo escaped their owner’s yard and allegedly attacked a then six-year-old girl. When the girl’s grandmother intervened, the dogs then reportedly turned on her. … Continue Reading

Hamden Volunteer Firefighters to Collect Food This Weekend

1del1Hamden Volunteer Firefighters will be stationed at Stop and Shop this weekend collecting food for the Hamden Food Bank.

The firefighters will be outside the store at 2335 Dixwell Ave. on Saturday and Sunday to accept food and cash donations. … Continue Reading

State to Aid Buffalo in Snow Removal

November 20, 2014 Local Government No Comments

Screen Shot 2014-11-20 at 12.36.18 AMFrom the Governor’s Office:

Governor Dannel P. Malloy announced today that the Connecticut Department of Transportation (ConnDOT) is sending equipment and personnel to assist in the clean-up of the historic snowfalls in Buffalo, New York, where accumulations have topped five feet, with more snow in the forecast. … Continue Reading

QU Threatens to Withdraw Payment Over Zoning Amendment

quThe Planning and Zoning Commission Tuesday postponed taking action on the proposed amendment that would require Quinnipiac University to submit for commission approval a five-year master plan after the school indicated that passage of the amendment would jeopardize the voluntary $1.2 million payment it had agreed to give the town.

“Undoubtedly, the commissioners are aware of the yet-to-be-signed Memorandum of Understanding between the town and the Quinnipiac University,” Asst. Town Planner Dan Kops said in a memo to the commission. “The MOU calls for the university to contribute approximately $1.2 million to the town on an annual basis.  … Continue Reading

Hamden Woman Pleads Guilty to Collecting 30 Years of Dead Mother’s Social Security Benefits

November 19, 2014 Courts No Comments

districtcourtA Hamden woman pleaded guilty Wednesday for allegedly collecting her mother’s monthly Social Security for 30 years after the woman died.

Sandra Kimbro, 66, pleaded guilty to one count of theft of public funds Wednesday in Hartford federal District Court.

According to a release from the court, Kimbro’s mother died in 1984 but Kimbro didn’t report her death to the Social Security Administration and continued to collect her late mother’s benefits in an account in both of their names until February of this year.  … Continue Reading

Hamden Police Blotter: Nov. 12 to Nov. 16

November 19, 2014 Police and Fire No Comments

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

Wednesday, Nov. 12:

Deborah Annette Johnson, 48, of 25 Donna Drive, Apt. B5, New Haven, was chapolicedepartmentrged with fifth-degree larceny. She was held in lieu of $1,000 bond and is due to appear in Meriden Superior Court on Nov. 26.

Fred Douglas Vereen, 44, of 136 Cedar Hill Ave., New Haven, was charged with second-degree failure to appear in court. He was held in lieu of $3,500 bond and is due to appear in Meriden Superior Court on Nov. 26.

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Quinnipiac University food drive benefits Connecticut Food Bank

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Ireland’s Great Hunger Museum at Quinnipiac University, Ireland’s Great Hunger Institute at Quinnipiac and the Albert Schweitzer Institute at Quinnipiac recently co-sponsored a food drive to benefit the Connecticut Food Bank. In Connecticut, one in seven families cannot always afford the food it needs, according to the Connecticut Food Bank. In New Haven County, the need is even greater with 20 percent of children struggling with hunger.

Bonnie Shea, left, an administrative assistant, and Claire Puzarne, assistant to the executive director of Ireland’s Great Hunger Museum at Quinnipiac University, were among the Quinnipiac employees who worked on a food drive to benefit the Connecticut Food Bank. … Continue Reading

Hamden Obituaries: Casper Cacioppo, 94

November 19, 2014 Obituaries No Comments

candleeeCasper Cacioppo, 94, formerly of Fenway Drive, Hamden, died Nov. 17, 2014 . He was the husband of the late Raffaella Giudice Cacioppo.

Mr. Cacioppo was the loving father of Josephine Ford of Hamden, Michelina Wrobel of Wallingford and Carmel Pulaski of Meriden. He also was the brother of Fredrick Cacioppo of Newington and is survived by his five cherished grandchildren and seven great grandchildren. He was predeceased by a brother, Robert Cacioppo, and a sister, Mary Stellato. … Continue Reading

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