Quinnipiac Back with Second Athletic Field

HAMDEN – Quinnipiac University will appear before the town’s land use boards this month trying to get approvals for renovations to its second athletic field on Mount Carmel Avenue. Plans for the field, along with a 500-seat staduim, failed to win approvals this summer because of buffer issues.

Hamden Rotary donates to Girl Scouts

  The Rotary Club of Hamden has donated $750 to  Girl Scouts of CT for programing aimed toward self-awareness and empowerment of young girls. Rotarian Betsy Gorman(Left) presented the check to Janeska Cardona of Girl Scouts of CT.

Hamden Obituaries: The Rev. Daniel E. Johnson, 89

The Rev. Daniel E. Johnson, 89, of Hamden died Saturday, Sept. 3,2016 in Yale-New Haven Hospital. He was born Oct.6,1926 in Bridgeport, a son of the late Daniel E. and Anne McGee Johnson. He graduated from Central High School in Bridgeport and then went to St. Thomas Seminary in Bloomfield and Saint …

New Building Planned for West Woods School

HAMDEN – The Legislative Council recently approved bonding to replace West Woods School will a new building that will be located behind the current facility. In addition, Shephard Glen School will be renovated “as new.”

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Hamden Obituaries: The Rev. Daniel E. Johnson, 89

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screen-shot-2016-09-08-at-8-11-25-pmThe Rev. Daniel E. Johnson, 89, of Hamden died Saturday, Sept. 3,2016 in Yale-New Haven Hospital.

He was born Oct.6,1926 in Bridgeport, a son of the late Daniel E. and Anne McGee Johnson. He graduated from Central High School in Bridgeport and then went to St. Thomas Seminary in Bloomfield and Saint Mary Seminary in Baltimore,MD. He was made a Prefect of St. Thomas Seminary in 1950 and was ordained to the priesthood on May 3, 1951 at St. Joseph Cathedral by his Excellency, The Most Reverend Henry J. O’Brien. … Continue Reading

New Building Planned for West Woods School

September 6, 2016 Schools No Comments

Screen Shot 2016-09-05 at 4.03.08 PMHAMDEN – The Legislative Council recently approved bonding to replace West Woods School will a new building that will be located behind the current facility.

In addition, Shephard Glen School will be renovated “as new.” … Continue Reading

Hamden MS Support Group meets Sept. 17

Screen Shot 2016-09-06 at 12.58.57 AMThe Hamden MS Support Group meets on the third Saturday of each month at 11 a.m. at the Playwright Irish Pub, 1232 Whitney Ave., Hamden. This month’s meeting will take place on Sept. 17.

For more information, please contact Paul at (203) 213-5466.

There are more than 6,500 Connecticut residents diagnosed with multiple sclerosis (MS), an oftentimes debilitating disease affecting the central nervous system. … Continue Reading

Hamden Rotary donates to Girl Scouts

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The Rotary Club of Hamden has donated $750 to  Girl Scouts of CT for programing aimed toward self-awareness and empowerment of young girls.

Rotarian Betsy Gorman(Left) presented the check to Janeska Cardona of Girl Scouts of CT.

Quinnipiac Back with Second Athletic Field

September 6, 2016 Uncategorized No Comments

quHAMDEN – Quinnipiac University will appear before the town’s land use boards this month trying to get approvals for renovations to its second athletic field on Mount Carmel Avenue.

Plans for the field, along with a 500-seat staduim, failed to win approvals this summer because of buffer issues. … Continue Reading

Hamden Symphony Orchestra Looking for Musicians

August 11, 2016 Community Organizations Comments Off on Hamden Symphony Orchestra Looking for Musicians

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The Hamden Symphony Orchestra, an all-volunteer community orchestra marking its 55th year, is looking for musicians for its 2016-2017 concert-season.

Rehearsals are held from 7  to 9 p.m. on Thursdays at Memorial Town Hall, 2372 Whitney Ave., beginning Sept. 8. … Continue Reading

Hamden Obituaries: Loretta Tyler, 84

July 22, 2016 Obituaries Comments Off on Hamden Obituaries: Loretta Tyler, 84

Screen Shot 2016-07-22 at 9.14.25 PMLoretta “Skip” Tyler, age 84, of Hamden, wife of the late Melvin Tyler Jr. passed away on July 20, 2016.

Loretta was born in New Haven on Oct. 25, 1931, the daughter of the late Joseph Comfort and Rose Courville Comfort.

She is survived by her children; Joseph (Julia) Tyler, Dorri (John) Eilbeck, Dawn Yates, Duane (Karen) Tyler, Judy Taylor, Michael (Patti) Tyler & Jennifer (Paul) Ruggiero; her grandchildren Tara Stoker, Joseph Tyler, Denise Medeiros, Michael Eilbeck, Kelsey Tyler, Amber Tyler, Ryan Yates, Coty Taylor, Sara Greenwell, Lindsay Tyler, Emily Tyler, Michael Tyler & Jessica Ruggiero and her great grandchildren Marc, Alyssa, TJ, Jonathan, Michael, Faith, Kaileigh, Brianna, Caitlin, Zoey, Maddox & Micah. … Continue Reading

Hamden Offers Cooling Stations

July 22, 2016 Weather Comments Off on Hamden Offers Cooling Stations

Screen Shot 2016-07-22 at 6.04.56 PMDue to the extreme heat forecast, all public buildings, including libraries and fire stations, are air-conditioned and open to the public during regular business hours, with some locations open on weekends and through the evenings.

Locations such as the Government Center, Keefe Center, Police Department, and the Miller Library Complex have been designated as cooling stations and will have water available to those in need. The cooling stations are meant for temporary respite from the heat, especially for the elderly and those with respiratory issues.  … Continue Reading

LETTER: D’Agostino – Why I’m Endorsing Pascarella

July 19, 2016 Opinion Comments Off on LETTER: D’Agostino – Why I’m Endorsing Pascarella

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State Rep. Michael D’Agostino, left, with 88th District candidate and Legislative Council President James Pascarella.

To the Editor:

It may come as a surprise to some to learn that there is a Democratic Party primary on Tuesday, Aug. 9. The winner will run in November to replace Brendan Sharkey as Hamden’s state representative for the 88th General Assembly district. This is actually one of the more important elections in recent town history. … Continue Reading

Hamden Rotary Club Donates to Arts for Learning Connecticut

July 17, 2016 Community Organizations Comments Off on Hamden Rotary Club Donates to Arts for Learning Connecticut

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The Rotary Club of Hamden awarded $500 to Arts for Learning Connecticut. … 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 ...