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Hamden (New Haven, Connecticut)

Hamden (New Haven, Connecticut)
Hamden, Connecticut is affectionately known as the "Land of the Sleeping Giant." Hamden was originally settled in 1638 as part of the New Haven Colony. Land Area: 33 square miles. Population (2000): 56,913. Official website: www.hamden.com
Hamden, Connecticut is affectionately known as the "Land of the Sleeping Giant." Hamden was originally settled in 1638 as part of the New Haven Colony. Land Area: 33 square miles. Population (2000): 56,913. Official website: www.hamden.com « Show less

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  • Let Parishioners See The Jesus Of Many Colors

    When I was a young boy growing up in a black Baptist church in Illinois, I remember sitting on the hard, smooth wooden pew surrounded by descendants of Africans. There were young kids like me, our skins glistening with Vaseline, and young adults like my...
  • You Call This Winter? Come To Rochester

    As a born and raised Rochestarian, trust me when I say, I know snow. With Rochester being a 15-minute drive away from Lake Ontario, an hour east of Buffalo and less than two hours from Canada, I've had my fair share of encounters with snow and all its...
  • Steven DiGiovanni In Hamden

    Steven DiGiovanni In Hamden
    Steven DiGiovanni of New Haven will be the guest at the Tuesday, Jan. 14, meeting of Hamden Art League. He will present a program on “Space and Perspective for the Painter.” DiGiovanni is head of the Drawing and Painting Department at the...
  • 375 Years Ago, America's First Constitution Adopted In Connecticut

    Three hundred and seventy-five years ago Tuesday, when the Fundamental Orders of 1639 became law for the settlers of Hartford, Windsor and Wethersfield, its authors could not have imagined that they created what many historians would later call the world'...
  • Santa's Just The Way We Imagine

    Santa's Just The Way We Imagine
    When I became a dad for the first time, I made sure my oldest daughter — and later her three sisters — were presented with images that looked like them. This included black dolls and the people they colored in their artwork. If you don't...
  • A Little Boy's Plan To Save The President

    If they get me to Dallas, I can save the president. Those were my thoughts as I stared at the black and white Zenith TV sitting in the corner of my parent's living room. On the screen was the picture of President John F. Kennedy along with the dates:...
  • Recent Additions To New Haven's Restaurant Scene

    Recent Additions To New Haven's Restaurant Scene
    New Haven is thought by many to be Connecticut’s top restaurant town, although the Gold Coast also offers a wealth of dining opportunities and Greater Hartford is definitely up and coming. Despite the strength of our dining scene, Greater New...
  • Black Or White, Treat 'N-Word' Equally

    ESPN analyst Michael Wilbon recently offered this on his show, "Pardon the Interruption": "I, like a whole lot of people, use the 'n-word' all day, every day my whole life." He said this not so much as a revelation, but a declaration. He said it with...
  • Wooster Square Exhibit Goes Beyond Pizza

    Wooster Square Exhibit Goes Beyond Pizza
    Betsy Fox lived in New Haven's Wooster Square neighborhood for two years, in the '80s. She considered it "a very liveable neighborhood" where there was always something interesting going on. However, it wasn't until she was asked to co-curate a...
  • 'Silverbells' In Hamden

    'Silverbells' In Hamden
    Hamden Art League's Silverbells exhibit opens Wednesday, Dec. 18, with a reception from 7 to 9 p.m., and run until Tuesday, Jan. 7, at Miller Memorial Library Senior Center, 2901 Dixwell Ave. in Hamden. This is a postponement from the original date, Dec....
  • D.C. police still looking for motive after shooting outside Capitol

    WASHINGTON -- As lawmakers on Friday praised the actions of the Capitol police, authorities were still trying to determine what prompted a woman to lead police on a car chase through the nation's capital, ending with her fatal shooting outside the Capitol...
  • Woman shot in D.C. chase is said to have had a fixation on Obama

    STAMFORD, Conn. — The woman shot to death after a police chase from the White House to Capitol Hill had been suffering mental health problems, federal law enforcement officials said, including postpartum depression after her daughter was born and...