Hamden resident, QU professor receives Fulbright Scholar Award to travel to Jordan

Hamden resident, QU professor receives Fulbright Scholar Award to travel to Jordan

Mohammad N. Elahee of Hamden, professor of international business at Quinnipiac University, will teach and conduct research in Jordan next semester on negotiating in a globalized world. His work will be funded with a Fulbright Scholar Award from the U.S. Department of State and the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board. “I am immensely happy […]

Third person charged in Hamden credit card fraud case

Third person charged in Hamden credit card fraud case

HAMDEN – A third person has been charged in connection with the theft of a wallet and credit cards from a Hamden resident. On Oct. 2, a 71-year-old Federal Street man reported that his wallet was stolen while he was shopping at a local supermarket. Officers found that credit cards in the wallet were then […]

State approves a half million dollars for Hamden High STEM Academy

State approves a half million dollars for Hamden High STEM Academy

  HAMDEN – The State Bond Commission last week approved $500,000 in funding for a Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Academy at Hamden High School. The money will be used to renovate classrooms into “technologically advanced classrooms with electrical and telecommunications updates, building modifications, the purchase of specialized lab tables, biomedical and engineering core technologies […]

Hamden honors Spring Glen Hardware with annual ornament

Hamden honors Spring Glen Hardware with annual ornament

The Hamden Recreation Department is happy to introduce the official 2017 holiday ornament. This year’s selection features Spring Glen Hardware Store. Spring Glen Hardware, at 1666 Whitney Ave., was established in 1948 by Harry Landino and now deceased Frank and Anna Landino. While many big box stores have taken over smaller retailers, Harry and son’s […]

Bullet found lodged in Morse Street home

Bullet found lodged in Morse Street home

HAMDEN – On Wednesday, Nov. 22, Hamden Police responded to a Morse Street residence on the report of criminal mischief. The homeowner advised police that on Monday at approximately 7:45 p.m. her daughter heard a loud noise. They searched their home and found a bullet lodged in an interior wall. The bullet entered the residence through a […]

Hamden Obituaries: Mary-Grace Venditto, 71

Hamden Obituaries: Mary-Grace Venditto, 71

HAMDEN – Mary-Grace Venditto, 71, of Hamden, entered into eternal rest and passed through the gates of Heaven on Nov. 21, 2017 in CT Hospice. She was the beloved wife of Joseph J. Venditto and the loving mother of Joan Battipaglia (William), Joseph E. Venditto (Kimberly), John T. Venditto (Nidia), Jason M. Venditto (Pia), and […]

Thanksgiving fire on Shepard St. in Hamden

Thanksgiving fire on Shepard St. in Hamden

  HAMDEN – Firefighters are fighting a blaze on Shepard St. in Hamden Thursday evening. The fire is located at a house off Goodrich Street in southern Hamden. It is not on Shepard Avenue. New Haven firefighters also responded to the blaze, which was under controls shortly after they arrived. There’s no word yet on […]

Hamden Police want you to buckle up this weekend

HAMDEN – If you’re going to be driving around town this Thanksgiving weekend, best to buckle up. From the Hamden Police Department: Between now and Monday, the Hamden Police Department will be partnering with the Connecticut Department of Transportation in the Connecticut Law Enforcement Wave Program, “Wave 53 Enforcement Period.” Hamden Police will be stationed at various […]

Fire destroys Hamden home

Fire destroys Hamden home

HAMDEN – Fire heavily damaged a Garvin Road home Monday afternoon. A loud explosion could be heard around 12:45 p.m. Monday, and a neighbor, a retired Hamden Fire Department lieutenant, reported that the garage at 220 Garvin Road was “fully involved,” according to Deputy Fire Chief Gary Merwede. The fire spread to the rest of the […]