Town to Offer Warming Centers

Due to the prediction of extreme weather temperatures and conditions for the weekend, Hamden will offer warming centers located around the town to those who may be in need.

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: Mary Dickinson, 67

Mary Dickinson, 67, of Cheshire, formerly of Hamden, passed away Friday, Jan. 13, 2017 at Connecticut Hospice. Mary was born in New Haven, a daughter of the late Thomas and Annette Vece Dickinson.  She was a teacher at Shelton High School, where she taught special education and home economics courses …

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: Dr. James McAdams Williams, 84

September 18, 2015 Obituaries Comments Off on Hamden Obituaries: Dr. James McAdams Williams, 84

Screen Shot 2015-09-18 at 1.17.06 PMDr. James “Jim” McAdams Williams, 84, of Hamden, died Sunday, Sept. 13, 2015 after a long illness.

Jim was born and raised in Shawnee, Oklahoma, son of the late Mr. Alton and Dr. Alpha Williams. Jim attended the University of Oklahoma and graduated from Northwestern Medical School in Chicago, Illinois in 1954.

Jim interned at the Charity Hospital in New Orleans, Louisiana, and Austen Riggs Center in Stockbridge, Massachusetts. Jim established a private psychiatric practice in New Haven spanning 50 years. … Continue Reading

Sunday Performance Series Launches This Weekend with “Banjo Extravaganza” Featuring Joel Schiavone and the Your Father’s Mustache Band

September 18, 2015 Arts and Culture Comments Off on Sunday Performance Series Launches This Weekend with “Banjo Extravaganza” Featuring Joel Schiavone and the Your Father’s Mustache Band

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Sixteen musicians from around the country will reunite in Hamden for a high energy, high spirited concert by Joel Schiavone and the former Your Father’s Mustache bands.

The Hamden Arts Commission is honored to launch its 2015-2016 season of Sunday performances with this special event on Sunday, September 20, 2 pmat the Miller Cultural Complex, 2901 Dixwell Ave., Hamden. … Continue Reading

Hundreds of Teens To Gather for 10th Annual Catholic Youth Spectacular

September 18, 2015 Religion Comments Off on Hundreds of Teens To Gather for 10th Annual Catholic Youth Spectacular

Screen Shot 2015-09-18 at 12.51.17 PMTeenagers from across the Archdiocese of Hartford will attend the 10th annual Catholic Youth Spectacular on Sunday, Sept. 20 from 11:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. at the Archdiocesan Center at St. Thomas Seminary, 467 Bloomfield Ave., Bloomfield.

The purpose of this signature event is to bring together youth throughout the Archdiocese of Hartford to explore and deepen their Catholic faith. The day’s activities will revolve around this year’s theme: “Scripture Alive! Encounter, Pray, Live the Word.” The teens will participate in scriptural workshops that will incorporate art, technology and music. There will also be Lectio Divina sessions where they can mediate and reflect on bible passages. … Continue Reading

Hamden Elks Host Soccer Shoot Sept. 27

September 18, 2015 Community Organizations, Sports Comments Off on Hamden Elks Host Soccer Shoot Sept. 27

Screen Shot 2015-09-18 at 12.39.09 PMThe Hamden Elks 2015 Soccer Shoot will be held on Sunday, Sept. 27 in conjunction with the Wallingford Elks Soccer Shoot at Vietnam Veteran’s Memorial Park in Wallingford.

Registration begins at 11 a.m., followed by the competition at noon. There are four age brackets each for boys and girls: 7 and under, 8 to 9, 10 to 11 and 12 to 13, ages as of August 1. … Continue Reading

Quinnipiac University nursing & game design students collaborate to create video game to teach students about arterial blood gas analysis

September 18, 2015 Uncategorized Comments Off on Quinnipiac University nursing & game design students collaborate to create video game to teach students about arterial blood gas analysis

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Michelle Wendt, a student at Quinnipiac University, checks out the arterial blood gas analysis video game created by game design and nursing students at Quinnipiac University.

It’s a hectic day at the hospital and Rush is the only nurse on duty.

A 38-year-old patient named Tony Kent sits in the waiting area. He fell off a ladder trimming his hedges and is in terrible pain. Rush notes that Kent’s breathing is slow and labored.

Rush escorts Kent to the back and requests an arterial blood gas (ABG) test from the lab. … Continue Reading

Hamden Obituaries: William M. Kuchar, 56

September 13, 2015 Obituaries Comments Off on Hamden Obituaries: William M. Kuchar, 56

Screen Shot 2015-09-13 at 1.29.46 AMWilliam M. Kuchar, 56, of Hamden, passed away on Sept. 11, 2015 .

He was the beloved husband of Maura (Foley) Kuchar and the loving father of William, Michael, Taryn and Mary Kuchar, all of Hamden. He also was the brother of Edward Kuchar (Nancy) of E. Granby, Thomas Kuchar (Deborah) of Hamden, Fr. Joseph Kuchar of Allentown, PA, John Kuchar of Allentown, PA and Patricia Kuchar (Joseph) of Maryland. … Continue Reading

OPINION: It always comes down to the Money

August 23, 2015 Local Government, Opinion Comments Off on OPINION: It always comes down to the Money

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Recently there was an article in the New Haven Register concerning the special Mayoral election in Hamden.

There was speculation that there were political motives behind Scott Jackson rushing off to a big job in Hartford. … Continue Reading

Wintergreen Magnet Gets New Athletic Fields

July 17, 2015 Schools Comments Off on Wintergreen Magnet Gets New Athletic Fields

wintergreenNew soccer fields are on tap at Wintergreen Magnet School, after years of being unable to use the fields because of drainage problems.

There will be two fields renovated at the school that will be used not only for soccer but for baseball as well.  … Continue Reading

Hamden Obituaries: A. Barbara German, 52

July 16, 2015 Obituaries Comments Off on Hamden Obituaries: A. Barbara German, 52

Screen Shot 2015-07-16 at 10.39.36 PMArleen Barbara German, 52, of Hamden, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, July 14, 2015 surrounded by loving family. She was the beloved wife of Steven Gronostalski.

Barbara was born in Berkeley Heights, New Jersey on Feb. 19, 1963. She was the daughter of Robert German of Longboat Key, FL and the late Arleen German. She is survived by her two brothers, Robert German, Jr. Scottsdale, PA and Mark German of Annapolis, MD. … Continue Reading

Hamden Obituaries: John J. Camputaro, 68

July 16, 2015 Obituaries Comments Off on Hamden Obituaries: John J. Camputaro, 68

Screen Shot 2015-07-16 at 12.29.41 AMJohn J. Camputaro, 68, husband of Jacqueline Petrillo Camputaro of Hamden passed away July 11, 2015 at his home.

He was the father of Beth (Tim) Crosby of North Haven and JoAnn (Chris) DeFosche, Andrea (Shawn) Fischer and Alisa Camputaro, all of Hamden.

John was the son of the late Joseph and Raffaela Santanelli Camputaro and the brother of Lena ( Ed) Sutcliffe of Northford and Adele (Gene) DiNuzzo of North Haven. He also is survived by six grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. … 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 ...