Residents voice opposition to SOM plans

One day before the City Plan Commission will hear the proposal for the new School of Management campus, the building’s future neighbors are voicing their opposition to the plan. Twenty residents of the neighborhood surrounding the site, located on Whitney Avenue and Sachem Street, have signed a petition requesting that the commission hear their concerns […]


Yalies tutor at nearby jail

Every week Julian Malinak ’10 travels to a foreign country. At least that’s what he says it feels like when he volunteers at the New Haven Correctional Center on Whalley Avenue. Malinak said his work as the co-director of the Prison Education Project, a program through which a half-dozen Yalies tutor New Haven prison inmates […]


No case against Clark’s fiancée, lawyer says

The attorney for Jennifer Hromadka, the fiancée of the man accused of murdering Annie Le GRD ’13, said Thursday that police have no case against his client. The lawyer, Robert Berke, said he still does not know why police are seeking a sample of Hromadka’s DNA. [ydn-legacy-photo-inline id=”8961″ ] “There is no case against Hromadka,” […]


Police seek DNA from Clark’s fiancée

Investigators in the murder of Annie Le GRD ’13 are now seeking a DNA sample from the fiancée of suspect Raymond Clark III, her attorney said Wednesday night. The attorney, Robert Berke, said he was told in September that his client, Jennifer Hromadka, was not a suspect, adding that it is unclear why authorities now […]


YouRenew moves to Science Park

YouRenew, a Yale student start-up, will relocate from its current headquarters on York Street to a recently leased 3,500 square-foot property in Science Park after the Yale Entrepreneurial Institute helped the business to find the space. Cofounder Rich Littlehale ’10 said YouRenew — which pays consumers for their unwanted electronics and then either sells or […]


Vendors bank on The Game

Caroline Nguyen ’13 is looking forward to showing her spirit at her first Game — in part, by purchasing lots of merchandise. And at the Yale Bowl on Saturday, she will have a chance to do so. For many years, Campus Customs on Broadway, the officially licensed Yale merchandise store, and the Boston Culinary Group, […]


Clothes, DNA led to Clark arrest

Several bloody articles of clothing and DNA matches provided the evidence needed to charge Raymond Clark III with the murder of Annie Le GRD ’13, according to a court document released Friday. In sometimes gruesome detail, the arrest warrant affidavit for Clark provides the fullest account yet of the police’s case against Clark and the […]


Around New Haven: 11.13.09

Hartford police officer shot A Hartford police officer was shot while pursuing a suspect believed to be responsible for a series of robberies in the city. Officer Michael Bodner, 28, was investigating a string of robberies that have recently hit Hartford’s north end around 12:30 a.m. Wednesday when he saw a possible suspect, police said. […]


Judge orders release of Clark documents

Most of the documents in the case of Raymond Clark III, who has been charged with the murder of Annie Le GRD ’13, will be released to the public this coming Thursday, a judge ruled Friday. In the ruling, New Haven Superior Court Judge Roland Fasano said that because most of the information in the […]


Lawyers doubt records will bias jury

Friday’s ruling to release most of the search and arrest warrants in the case of Raymond Clark III, who is charged with the murder of the Annie Le GRD ’13, may not bias a future jury, two lawyers said in interviews over the weekend. The ruling, issued by New Haven Superior Court Judge Roland Fasano, […]


Dwight Hall move delayed

Dwight Hall’s planned move from its eponymous Old Campus home to 143 Elm St., first announced in November 2006, has been postponed indefinitely. The 143 Elm St. building, which was constructed in 1831 and formerly housed the Yale University Press and the Music department, was scheduled to undergo a $9 million renovation starting in April […]


DeStefano still not longest-serving mayor

John DeStefano Jr. may have won his ninth election as New Haven’s mayor Tuesday night, but he is still not the city’s longest serving mayor. The history archives at the New Haven Historical Society on Whitney Avenue show that Elizur Goodrich, a lawyer, politician and 1779 Yale College graduate, remains New Haven’s longest serving mayor: […]