Posted on: December 12, 2017

Menorah lighting marks Jewish Festival of Lights

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WEST HAVEN, Dec. 12, 2017 — State Sen. Gayle Slossberg, D-Milford, leads, from left, state Rep. Charles J. Ferraro, R-West Haven, Mayor Nancy R. Rossi, state Rep. Michael A. DiMassa, D-West Haven, and Rossi’s executive assistant, Louis...

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Posted on: December 11, 2017

Cheering for the home team

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WEST HAVEN, Dec. 11, 2017 — Members of the West Haven Seahawks cheerleading squad lead a spirited pep rally Friday afternoon, Dec. 8, in the Bailey Middle School auditorium for the Ray Tellier Midget Football League’s West Haven Seahaw...

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Posted on: December 7, 2017

Pearl Harbor remembered at solemn Bradley Pt. ceremony

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PHOTO — Mayor Nancy R. Rossi delivers remarks Thursday, Dec. 7, during the city’s observance of Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day at the William A. Soderman Memorial Flagpole on the Veterans Walk of Honor in Bradley Point Park. (City Photo/...

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Posted on: December 6, 2017

Allingtown library building closed because of sewage backup

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WEST HAVEN, Dec. 6, 2017 — The building that houses the Louis Piantino Branch Library at 1 Forest Road in Allingtown has been closed by the Health Department until further notice because of a sewage backup on Monday, Nov. 27, Mayor Nancy R. Ross...

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West Haven News
Posted on: December 4, 2017

City issues snow rules for parking

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WEST HAVEN, Dec. 4, 2017 — To help expedite snow removal, the Department of Public Works is reminding residents and businesses to observe parking regulations during and after snowstorms.

Under normal snow conditions, once snow begins to fall, a p...

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Posted on: November 25, 2017

Christmas tree lighting on Green rings in holiday season

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PHOTO — With Santa and Mrs. Claus looking on, Mayor Edward M. O’Brien helps, from left, Bailey Middle School seventh-graders Jasmin Cintron and Llianay Romaro and eighth-graders Eveleen Jiang and Sofia Lora use a “special sma...

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Posted on: November 21, 2017

Plans announced for DMV license service center in City Hall

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PHOTO — State Rep. Dorinda Borer, D-West Haven, speaks to reporters during a news conference Tuesday, Nov. 21, at City Hall announcing that the state Department of Motor Vehicles, the city and its Chamber of Commerce will open a customer service...

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Posted on: November 9, 2017

Dubel’s Cafe donates $5,850 for breast cancer awareness

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WEST HAVEN, Nov. 9, 2017 — From left, Art Gilbert and Dubel’s Cafe owner Fred Hugendubel, co-chairmen of the Dubel’s Golf Tournament, present a $5,850 check for the West Haven Breast Cancer Awareness Program to committee memb...

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Posted on: October 30, 2017

Committee gives $29K to YNHH for breast cancer programs

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WEST HAVEN, Oct. 30, 2017 — From front left, Eileen Hansen, administrative manager of women’s oncology services at the Smilow Breast Center at Yale New Haven Hospital, Linda Penn, manager of integrative medicine and the Cingari Family Boutique at the Smil...

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Posted on: October 10, 2017

Columbus Day Parade returns to city for first time since 2011

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PHOTO — The Second Company Governor’s Foot Guard leads the 2017 edition of the Greater New Haven Columbus Day Parade on Campbell Avenue Sunday afternoon, Oct. 8. (City Photo/Michael P. Walsh)

WEST HAVEN, Oct. 10, 2017 — The 20...

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Posted on: October 6, 2017

Iannucci Hendricks feted as West Haven’s Italian of the Year

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PHOTO — Grace Iannucci Hendricks receives a jacket embroidered with her new title, Italian-American of the Year, and a citation from Mayor Edward M. O’Brien at West Haven’s 19th annual Columbus Day Celebration on the steps of...

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West Haven News
Posted on: October 2, 2017

YNH Health announces plans for developing Rte. 34 property

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WEST HAVEN, Oct. 2, 2017 — Yale New Haven Health formally announced plans Monday, Oct. 2, for developing the Route 34 property it purchased in August for its future Yale New Haven Health Regional Operations Center.

Read the official Yale news rel...

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West Haven News
Posted on: August 22, 2017

Groundbreaking heralds new West Haven High School

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PHOTO — City and school leaders and state officials throw shovels of dirt Tuesday afternoon, Aug. 22, to mark the symbolic groundbreaking of the city’s new $129.9 million, state-of-the-art West Haven High School at 1 McDonough Plaza. F...

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Posted on: July 31, 2017

36th annual Savin Rock Festival pays tribute to ‘the Rock’

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PHOTO — Elements, featuring a 12-piece band, are shown headlining the 36th annual Savin Rock Festival Saturday night, July 29, performing funky Earth, Wind & Fire nuggets in front of 10,000 spectators and setting Old Grove Park ablaze with a...

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West Haven News
Posted on: March 17, 2017

City toasts Canning Ruickoldt as Irishwoman of the Year

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PHOTO — Mayor Edward M. O’Brien helps Irishwoman of the Year Kelly Canning Ruickoldt pull off the shroud revealing the green street sign designating the Campbell Avenue side of City Hall “Kelly Canning Ruickoldt Square&rd...

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West Haven News
Posted on: February 22, 2017

Cultural event celebrates West Haven’s black heritage

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PHOTO — West Haven High School seniors Lauren Lewis and Sai Maurice, holding certificates, receive Black Heritage Committee awards for outstanding leadership from, from left, John W. Lewis, executive assistant to Mayor Edward M. O’Brie...

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Posted on: November 2, 2017

Applications available for 11th phase of Veterans Council Brick Campaign

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WEST HAVEN, Nov. 2, 2017 — The West Haven Veterans Council has launched the 11th phase of its popular Brick Campaign.

In November 2006, the council began the first of 11 campaigns selling bricks to memorialize veterans on the 100-yard Veterans Wa...

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Posted on: November 20, 2017

Icy Plunge for the Cure set for 9 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 13, at Savin Rock Beach

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PHOTO — More than 200 intrepid participants navigate 2-foot swells in the 41-degree water of Long Island Sound during the 17th annual Icy Plunge for the Cure benefit Saturday, Jan. 28, at Savin Rock Beach. (City Photo/Michael P. Walsh)

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Posted on: November 27, 2017

St. Patrick’s Day event on tap for noon Friday, March 16, in City Hall Square

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WEST HAVEN, Nov. 27, 2017 — The St. Patrick’s Day Committee will bestow its Irish Person of the Year award Friday, March 16, at the city’s 27th annual St. Patrick’s Day Celebration.

The committee will fete the 2018 r...

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