QU Vigil Brings Attention to Christian Persecution in the Middle East

Christians in the Middle East, and in particular in Iraq and Syria, are suffering harrassment and even death because of their faith, and a vigil held Wednesday night at Quinnipiac University called attention to their plight.

Photo Gallery: Hamden Restaurant Week Starts Today

The Hamden Regional Chamber of Commerce’s Restaurant Week starts today and runs through Sunday, when restaurants throughout Hamden will be offering either a buy one get one option or three-course prix fixe menu consisting of an appetizer, entrée and dessert.

Police: Woman Tied Up By Man with Gun During Home Invasion Monday

By KATE RAMUNNI A Hamden woman was tied up at gunpoint Monday afternoon while a man rummaged through her apartment and stole items, including her car, according to police. Now police are searching for the suspect, who is described as a black heavy-set man, according to Hamden Police spokesman Capt. …

North Haven Man Allegedly Driving ‘Police’ Motorcycle Charged

A North Haven man allegedly driving a motorcycle marked “Police” and running red lights was arrested last week after real police caught up with him.

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ZBA Grants Variances to Landlords for Student Housing Permits

September 19, 2014 Local Government No Comments

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Hamden property owner Edgar Calderon asked the Zoning Board of Appeals to grant a variance after he was late renewing his student housing permit. The board approved his and several other similar requests Thursday.

Four Hamden property owners can breathe a sigh of relief after the Zoning Board of Appeals Thursday approved their applications for a variance allowing them to keep their student housing permits.

The four, along with nine other property owners, missed the Aug. 1 deadline to renew the permits for the 2014-15 school year. Because the Planning and Zoning Commission instituted a moratorium on the permits last year, if a permit expires, it can’t be renewed. … Continue Reading

Hamden Police Blotter: Sept. 16-17

September 19, 2014 Police and Fire No Comments

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

Tuesday, Sept. 16:

No arrests.

Wednesday, Sept. 17:

Rodney Lance, 47, of  54 Brownell St., New Haven, was charged with sixth-degree larceny. He was held in lieu of $1,000 bond and was arraigned the same day in Meriden Superior Court. … Continue Reading

Hamden Firefighters Offer Hurricane Safety Tips

September 18, 2014 Police and Fire No Comments

1foodfest3With hurricane season here, Hamden Firefighters L2687 encourages residents to prepare for natural disasters by preparing supplies and checking for potential hazards.

“The greatest potential for loss of life in a hurricane is from the storm surge,” says Kurt Vogt, Union President at IAFF L-2687. “Preparing for the storm can greatly help in preventing a tragedy during and after a hurricane.” … Continue Reading

Hamden Obituaries: Carol Kleffke, 80

September 18, 2014 Obituaries No Comments

candleCarol Madigan Kleffke, 80, of Hamden, passed away on Sept. 16, 2014.

Carol was born in New Haven on December 24, 1933, a daughter of the late Alfred Francis & Loretta Wood Madigan. She was the widow of Arthur F. Kleffke. … Continue Reading

Big Screen TV Stolen Wednesday Night During Burglary at Aaron’s

September 18, 2014 Police and Fire No Comments

police lightsAnother business was burglarized Wednesday night, according to Hamden Police.

The report of the burglary at Aaron’s at 995 Dixwell Ave. came in on Thursday, but surveillance video shows that someone broke the front widow of the business at about 9:15 Wednesday night, according to Hamden Police spokesman Capt. Ronald Smith. … Continue Reading

QU Vigil Brings Attention to Christian Persecution in the Middle East

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Credit: Jamie DeLoma

Christians in the Middle East, and in particular in Iraq and Syria, are suffering harrassment and even death because of their faith, and a vigil held Wednesday night at Quinnipiac University called attention to their plight. … Continue Reading

Hamden Obituaries: Arthur Santo, (Ret. Capt. US Army), 98

September 18, 2014 Obituaries No Comments

1del1Arthur W. Santo, (Ret. Capt. US Army), 98, of Woodbridge, formerly of Hamden, passed away on Sept. 5, 2014.

Born in New Haven on May 19, 1916, he was a son of the late Angelo and Concetta Gillette Santomassimo.

Arthur was predeceased by his wife Josephine A. Petrillo Santo. He was the beloved father of Cynthia (Greg) Foster, of Hamden and Arlene (David) Fappiano, of Wallingford. … Continue Reading

Hamden Chamber Announces 2014 Choice Award Winners

September 17, 2014 Business No Comments

1del1Hamden’s Assistant Superintendent of Schools, a long-time member of the Legislative Council and a program that provides gifts for seniors at Christmas are among the Hamden people and organizations that will be awarded Chamber Choice awards this year from the Hamden Regional Chamber of Commerce.

The 19th Annual Hamden Regional Chamber of Commerce Chamber Choice Awards Dinner takes place on Thursday, Nov. 13 at Cascade in Hamden. … Continue Reading

Man Who Dropped Bat at Vet’s Office Sought After Bat Tests Positive for Rabies

September 17, 2014 Police and Fire No Comments

batHamden Animal Control is looking for a man who brought a bat to a Hamden veterinarian on Tuesday — not because he did anything wrong, but because the bat has tested positive for rabies. … Continue Reading

Hamden Police Blotter: Sept. 11 – Sept. 15

September 17, 2014 Police and Fire No Comments

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

Thursday, Sept. 11:

A juvenile, whose identity wasn’t release because of their age, was charged with conspiracy to commit second-degree second-degree larceny, conspiracy to commit second-degree robbery and conspiracy to commit third-degree assault. They are scheduled to appear in Juvenile Court in New Haven on Sept. 26. … Continue Reading

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