Nonviolence on TV for area high schoolers

October 22, 2002 • 0
WEST HAVEN — Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro said public figures have a lot to learn from the thoughts of Connecticut youths, and she went back to high school Monday to hear their opinions about youth violence. High school students from the New Haven area met on Monday morning at West Haven High School to tape a »

Group sends computers to rural India

October 7, 2002 • 0
In India, Gandhi Day is celebrated with parades and festivities. But in New Haven, a group of Yale students and New Haven residents celebrated the Mahatma’s birthday by organizing a computer drive. Approximately 35 people volunteered Saturday at the Regal Inn to begin the drive that will eventually ship 375 used computers to rural areas »

Committee to address substance abuse issues

October 4, 2002 • 0
New Haven’s new Office of Substance Abuse Policy and Prevention Commission, or OSAPP, had its first meeting last week to begin discussing strategies for addressing drug addiction in the city. Mayor John DeStefano Jr. attended the inaugural event held in City Hall to spur the start of the commission, which includes in its ranks Assistant »