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  • Ballpark Just The Spark North Hartford Needs

    Thirty years of diligent efforts to ignite development north of I-84 in Hartford has led to one inescapable conclusion. There was never a sufficient spark for developers — or residents — to take the leap of faith necessary to grow a new,...
  • Fireworks Release A Shower Of Memories

    They lifted their heads as the first round of fireworks kissed the night sky. A year ago, my two youngest daughters, 6 and 4, stood in the Hamden Plaza parking lot, along with one of their two older sisters. Though we were a mile away from where the...
  • Entrepreneurial Optimism - And Faith - On Hartford's Albany Avenue

    Entrepreneurial Optimism - And Faith - On Hartford's Albany Avenue
    I was shooting a picture of the big church on Vine Street and Albany Avenue in Hartford when Joan Facey popped out of a storefront that I had not noticed, a few feet away, to see what I was up to. Facey, a former certified nurse assistant and home...
  • Two Westminster High alumnae begin their teaching careers in opposite districts

    Two Westminster High alumnae begin their teaching careers in opposite districts
    Aubrey Karoglan and Carlyn Wiedecker had very different ideas about what the future had in store for them. Both women grew up in the small American city of Westminster and are alumnae of Westminster High School, graduating six years apart; Karoglan in...
  • UCSB friends were victims of circumstance

    UCSB friends were victims of circumstance
    Before he exacted his revenge, Elliot Rodger wrote extensively about the people he hated for rejecting him: Popular men. Beautiful women. People who partied hard. James Hong, David Wang and George Chen were not those people. They just happened to...
  • Arizona politician mistakes campers for migrant children

    Arizona politician mistakes campers for migrant children
    An Arizona congressional candidate at a protest mistook a busload of YMCA campers for undocumented immigrant children on Tuesday, according to a report on The ArizonaRepublic website, azcentral.com. Adam Kwasman, a Republican state representative who...
  • It's Freebie Friday! Half-off at Starbucks, freebies at Lonestar, $10 off gas cards

    It's Freebie Friday! Half-off at Starbucks, freebies at Lonestar, $10 off gas cards
    It's Freebie Friday! It's Friday and that means it's time for my freebie free-for-all! Check my ginormous list for freebies, savings and dining deals, including half off Starbucks Fizzio Sodas through Thursday, $10 off gas cards at Publix through Sunday...
  • Hayden named West Point Rotary Citizen of the Year

    Hayden named West Point Rotary Citizen of the Year
    WEST POINT – The Rotary Club of West Point was honored to recognize Erin Hayden as its Citizen of the Year recipient at its annual officer installation banquet at the Rose and Crown restaurant in New Kent. Erin was cited for the many charitable...
  • Orange charter schools both struggle, excel on FCAT

    Orange charter schools both struggle, excel on FCAT
    The release of Florida school grades earlier this month was cause for celebration by some charter schools, including several under management by Charter Schools USA. But the grades were a cause for shock, tears and reflection for a number of other local...
  • Village with a vision

    Village with a vision
    When Larry Hallock and his partner decided to move from Chicago's vibrant Lakeview neighborhood, they never imagined they would consider living in the Austin community on the city's beleaguered West Side, let alone wind up in a bidding war over a six-flat...
  • Yoga instructor offering free course at library hopes to bring peace, positivity to students

    Yoga instructor offering free course at library hopes to bring peace, positivity to students
    Syeda Suboohi Khan, of Gamber, never expected that free yoga classes at the library would fill up with a dozen people on a waiting list when she began the program three years ago. Khan, a native of Pakistan, teaches a 90-minute beginner- to...
  • Community: Noon Kiwanis invests $5,000 in YMCA

    Community: Noon Kiwanis invests $5,000 in YMCA
    Burbank Noon Kiwanis Club recognized the Burbank Community YMCA at its 17th annual Kiwanis Gala held on June 14 at Lakeside Golf Club. Kiwanis presented a $5,000 donation to the YMCA for its 90 years of service. While the Kiwanis Club supports local...