Catharine Livingston
City’s Latinos demand more Yale jobs

Another group has joined in the struggle for better relations with Yale. In addition to union workers, graduate students, and hospital workers, New Haven’s Latino […]

City clergy split over univ. labor issues

As Yale moves into its third day of the strike, disagreement among New Haven’s clergy seems to rival the discord between the unions and the […]

Local group to conduct homeless count

The last time New Haven counted, its homeless population was about 2,000. But now, three years later, the number is probably much higher, and volunteers […]

IKEA site plan still under criticism

When Marcel Breuer designed the Armstrong-Pirelli Building more than 30 years ago, he probably did not expect to see a blue and yellow IKEA billboard […]

Public school experts tout emotional, social development

In New Haven, an academic education for public school students is not the only goal. Steering students toward emotional and social development is also a […]

Cold weather puts squeeze on city shelters

As a bitter cold spell lingers in New Haven, the city’s homeless are trying to cope. And so are the shelters. Immanuel Baptist Shelter and […]

Compass community assessment comes to city

In 1999, United Way of America tested Compass 2.0, a new methodology for community assessment, in 10 pilot regions across the nation. Now the product […]

Edwards offers glimpse of an activist’s life

George Edwards came to New Haven in 1964, but the former member of the New Haven Black Panther Party spoke at Yale for the first […]

Transportation Dept. unveils plans to expand I-95

Each day, 140,000 vehicles zoom through New Haven’s Long Wharf area, which runs between the city and Long Island Sound. Forty-five years after it was […]

Shelter policy under review

Last fall, the city of New Haven implemented a 90-day length-of-stay policy for publicly-funded homless shelters, and the homeless advocacy group Respect Line lashed back […]

Program examines urban renewal era

In the 1920s New Haven had more than 830 grocery stores. But when the urban renewal period hit mid-century, chains began to swallow the local […]