Public forum addresses New Haven pollution

November 5, 2002 • 0
Approximately 25 people gathered at Hillhouse High School Monday night to discuss power plants in New Haven, the health problems associated with them and some possible measures to reduce pollution and conserve energy. The discussion focused on recent concerns about health complications arising from power plant pollution in the city. Mark Mitchell, president of the »

Author promotes literacy at children’s hospital

October 24, 2002 • 0
Ten years ago, a car accident terminated Fairfield resident Joseph Shandrowski’s career as an electrician. But it did spark his imagination and his desire to make others, particularly children, happy. “I could relate a little bit, and wanted to get some smiles on their faces,” Shandrowski said. He returned to school and started writing, eventually »

Rally on Green draws peace activists, speakers

October 14, 2002 • 0
Their reasons were numerous, but their conclusion was one: the United States must not go to war against Iraq. Reacting to a Congressional vote backing U.S. military action in Iraq, a crowd of approximately 300 people assembled to rally for peace on the New Haven Green Sunday. The rally featured anti-war songs as well as »

City names ‘Substance Abuse Awareness Month’

September 24, 2002 • 0
The city of New Haven has attempted to officially fight drug addiction this month with the help of several citywide initiatives. In an overall effort to promote the city’s ongoing attempt to limit and prevent illegal drug use, New Haven Mayor John DeStefano Jr. declared September to be “Substance Abuse Awareness Month.” The Office of »