Hamden Father’s Girls Basketball Update

The Hamden Father’s Basketball Association reports the following scores from our games this past weekend in the girl’s league. 9-11 Year Old League: Cite Electrical and Security Group won the Tournament Championship game by a score of 24-16 over Howard K. Hill Funeral Services. Daryn Tucker led Cite with 9 points, while Montsho …

Peace Corps Volunteer Shares Experience with Hamden Girl Scouts

New Haven-based IRIS (Integrated Refugee & Immigrant Services) attorney Barbara O’Brien shared her Peace Corp experiences in Ghana at the Hamden Girl Scouts World Thinking Day Event held on Feb. 21. Each year on Feb. 22, World Thinking Day, girls participate in activities and projects with global themes to honor their sister …

NH Register: Trailside Village Homeowners Escape Assisted Living Clause

Residents living in the Trailside Village condominium complex on Todd Street will no longer have to worry about being out of zoning compliance due to the fact that a planned assisted living facility was never build. Back in the mid-2000 the Planning and Zoning Commission approved the 56 units for …

Quinnipiac University students show off dance moves to raise over $55,000 for Connecticut Children’s Medical Center

Quinnipiac University’s QTHON, a six-hour dance marathon that included about 800 participants, raised $55,018.35 for Connecticut Children’s Medical Center in Hartford. The event was held Feb. 28 at the Athletic and Recreation Center on the Mount Carmel Campus. 

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Hamden Obituaries: Myrna Campbell, 59

March 30, 2015 Obituaries No Comments

1del1Myrna Campbell, 59, of Hamden, went home to be with the Lord on March 20, 2015.

Myrna was born on Nov. 3, 1955, in Portland, Jamaica to Barbara Hudson, For many years Myrna was employed at Tower One-Tower East as a Resident Service Coordinator. She will be remembered for her love of cooking and dancing to her favorite reggae music. … Continue Reading

Hamden Obituaries: Frances Grindell, 76

March 21, 2015 Obituaries No Comments

1del`Frances Quinlan Grindell, 76, died at Arden Courts Manor Care Health Services on March 14, 2015. Frances passed peacefully surrounded by family and friends after a two year battle with the effects of advanced Alzheimer’s and related stroke injury.

Born October 30, 1938 in New Haven, she was the daughter of Frank and Thelma Quinlan. She graduated from East Haven High School in 1956, Boston University in 1960 with a BA in nursing, and Southern Connecticut State University in 1993 with a Master’s Degree. … Continue Reading

Hamden Police Blotter: Feb. 11- Feb. 17

March 18, 2015 Police and Fire No Comments

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

Feb. 11:

Daniel Joseph Bernardini, 22, of 630 Mix Ave., Apt. 3D, Hamden, was charged with operating while under the influence. He was arraigned Feb. 25 in Meriden Superior Court. … Continue Reading

Hamden Obituaries: Marina Zeldin, 65

March 17, 2015 Obituaries No Comments

candleMarina Zeldin, beloved wife, mother, sister and a resident of Hamden, passed away peacefully at the age of 65, on Sunday March 15, 2015.

Marina was born in Ekaterinburg, Russia on Feb. 12 1950. She graduated top of her class in Medical School and went on to become a physician. She practiced general medicine. … Continue Reading

NH Register: Special Election Likely to Replace Jackson

townhall22With Mayor Scott Jackson headed to Hartford next month, the town’s two political parties will now have to choose candidates to replace him.

According to the town charter, a special election will have to be held within 45 days of Jackson’s resignation, which is reported to be April 17. So far there are two people who have publicly expressed the desire to run with others rumored to be interested. … Continue Reading

NH Register: Mayor Scott Jackson Won’t Run Again

March 16, 2015 Uncategorized 1 Comment

jackson12Mayor Scott Jackson announced Monday night that he won’t be seeking a fourth term this November.

The mayor made his comments during his budget address to the Legislative Council.  … Continue Reading

Hamden Obituaries: William Louis Palacios, 81

March 13, 2015 Obituaries No Comments

1del1William Louis Palacios,  81, of The Views at Sutton, Hamden, passed away on March 11, 2015 in Yale New Haven Hospital. William was the husband of Lorraine Turgeon Palacios.

Born in Corpus Christi, Texas on February 10, 1934, he was one of eight children of the late Rudy & Antonia Dela Garza Palacios.

William is survived by one sister and several nieces and nephews. He was a former salesman for many years for Arnold Boot Shop in New Haven, Gerald Roberts Shoe Store in Hamden and at one time he was a clothing model in Dallas, Texas, for the Neiman Marcus Company. … Continue Reading

Spring Girl Scout Days at Camp Murray

Girl-Scout-Mission-White-on-GreenJoin the fun!  Inviting all girls in grades 1-6 who have not yet experienced Girl Scouts this year to come to “Spring Days at Camp Murray” in East Haven in March and April.

Fun activities include: Outdoor Exploration, Hiking, Studying Nature, Swaps and Fun Crafts. Last meeting will be a ceremony and special snack. Please bring a water bottle to each meeting. … Continue Reading

Children’s Author Elise Broach visits St. Rita School

1del1The Easton author Elise Broach visited St. Rita School on Monday, March 9th, and spoke with students in grades four through seven.

During the presentation, Mrs. Broach shared photos from her life and stories and ideas from which she draws inspiration for her books.  … Continue Reading

Hamden Rotary Hosts Wine and Beer Tasting

1del1The Hamden Rotary Club will host a wine and craft beer tasting on Tuesday, March 31 from 6-8 p.m. at the Knights of Columbus building at 2630 Whitney Ave. in Hamden.

Wine and beer vendors will be provided by Amity Wine and Spirits Company. … Continue Reading

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