Deacon Robert J. Brunell, Sr., 81

Deacon Robert J. Brunell, Sr., 81

Deacon Robert J. Brunell, Sr., 81, of New Haven, entered into eternal rest on Jan. 25, 2018. He is survived by his beloved wife of 54 years, Phyllis Lupone Brunell; and their four children Mary Pursell (Thomas), Gloria Ybarra (Ernesto), Phyllis Lobo (David), and Robert J. Brunell II. He also leaves five grandchildren: Vincent Ybarra, […]

League of Women Voters ‘Breakfast with the Legislators’ on local TV

League of Women Voters ‘Breakfast with the Legislators’ on local TV

The League of Women Voters Breakfast with the Legislators that drew an audience of more than 100 to the Whitney Center in Hamden on Jan. 13 is now on NHTV and on Citizens TV. Citizens TV: Mondays 5:30 pm, Wednesdays, 8:00 pm, and Sundays, 7:30 pm, on Channel 96, Government Channel. NHTV: daily at: 7:05 am and 7:05 pm through 2/23/18 on […]

Ireland’s Great Hunger Museum at Quinnipiac Hosts Grandparents Day Saturday

Ireland’s Great Hunger Museum at Quinnipiac Hosts Grandparents Day Saturday

HAMDEN – Ireland’s Great Hunger Museum at Quinnipiac University will host Grandparents Day from 10 a.m.- 5 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 3, at the museum, 3011 Whitney Ave. Grandparents Day will begin with a guided tour at 10:30 a.m. Throughout the day, family trees will be available for children to decorate while learning about their ancestors. Children will also have the opportunity […]

New Haven woman victim of Gilbert Avenue street robbery

New Haven woman victim of Gilbert Avenue street robbery

HAMDEN – Police are searching for four men who accosted a New Haven woman as she was walking to a Gilbert Avenue home. The incident happened on Jan. 26 at about 9:30 p.m., according to Hamden Police spokesman Capt. Ronald Smith. The woman parked her car on Valley Road and started walking to a Gilbert […]

Frank V. Esposito, Sr. 97, of Hamden; WWII veteran

Frank V. Esposito, Sr. 97, of Hamden; WWII veteran

Frank V. Esposito, Sr. 97, of Hamden, died Jan. 28, 2018 He was the husband of the late Annette Campeau Esposito. Frank was the loving father of Frank V. Esposito, Jr. (Janet) of Hamden and Mary Anne Ferro (Anthony) of Hamden and the brother of John and Edward Esposito both of Hamden. He also is […]

Annual family wellness fair scheduled for Feb. 3

Annual family wellness fair scheduled for Feb. 3

  HAMDEN – “Let’s Move, Hamden! A Wellness Fair for Families” will be held Saturday, Feb. 3, from 10 a.m.- 1 p.m. at Dunbar Hill Elementary School, 315 Lane St. The event is sponsored by the town of Hamden Youth Services Bureau, with support from Hamden’s Partnership for Young Children, Hamden Public Schools and over 20 community […]

Hamden man hit by car crossing Dixwell Avenue

Hamden man hit by car crossing Dixwell Avenue

HAMDEN – A Hamden man suffered what police described as life-threatening injuries Thursday morning when he was hit by a car as he tried to cross Dixwell Avenue. The incident happened at about 8 a.m. Thursday, according to Hamden Police spokesman Capt. Ronald Smith in the area of Dixwell Avenue and Skiff Street. “A 30-year-old […]

Hamden Rotary Club donates funds to help seniors

Hamden Rotary Club donates funds to help seniors

The Hamden Rotary Club donated $500 to Hamden Senior Wish Society. Shown are Yetta Augur (Vice President), Andrew Clifford (President) and Paul Begemann (Hamden Rotary Club President). Established in 2003, the non-profit organization is staffed by volunteers and provides funding for needy seniors for things such as fuel and electric assistance and unexpected medical, dental […]