Sunday, October 24, 2021

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Sports Person of the Week • Published Oct. 07, 2021 11:47 a.m.

Pretty Playing a Key Role on Defense for North Haven

After seeing little varsity playing time during her first two years in the program, Aisling Pretty earned her spot as the starting right back for North Haven girls’ soccer squad as a junior ...

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Local News • Published Oct. 06, 2021 07 a.m.

When You’re Smiling: Italian Heritage Concert in North Haven

North Haven High School volunteers April Ruggeri (left) and Juliana Galasso dance along to Frank Sinatra songs as they help work a tent from the Italian American Historical Society during the...

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Letters • Published Oct. 06, 2021 08 a.m.

Great Things Happening

I had a great conversation with Carl Kordek the other day. He is running for first selectman this fall. I was impressed with his thought process and his commitment to North Haven. It dawned on me...

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Letters • Published Oct. 06, 2021 08 a.m.

Have No Place

The Republican nominees for the Guilford Board of Education are promoting an extremist agenda based on lies and rooted in White supremacist propaganda. The claim that the enormous inequities in...

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Letters • Published Oct. 06, 2021 08 a.m.

Passion and Drive

My name is Carl Kordek, and I am running for first selectman of North Haven, a great community that has been my home since I was 11 years old. It is time we take our town up a notch and become the ...

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Obituaries • Published Oct. 05, 2021 02:05 p.m.

Mary Anne Reilly Porto

Mary Anne Reilly Porto, 73, of North Haven passed away peacefully on Oct. 1 at the Connecticut Hospice, Branford, with her family by her side. She was the beloved wife of 44 years to Frank P....

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Person of the Week • Published Oct. 06, 2021 08:30 a.m.

Check Out Sam Richardson: North Haven Library’s New Technical Services Librarian

Sam Richardson is a first-generation college graduate, though it didn’t always look like college would be her path. After graduating from Bristol Central High School in 1994, Sam got a job...

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Local News • Published Oct. 05, 2021 01:30 p.m.

Kordek Challenges Freda for First Selectman in 2021 North Haven Municipal Elections

The slate of candidates for the 2021 municipal elections is set for the Tuesday, Nov. 2 election. In North Haven, registered voters will cast ballots for first selectman and boards of Selectmen,...

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Sports • Published Oct. 03, 2021 06:24 p.m.

North Haven Girls’ Volleyball Improves to 8-1; Swim Squad Notches Win Over Hamden

Girls’ VolleyballThe North Haven girls’ volleyball team improved to 8-1 on the season after winning two of its three matches last week. North Haven recorded...

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Sports Person of the Week • Published Sep. 30, 2021 01:45 p.m.

Signor Worked Hard to Start as a Senior

Lexy Signor’s path toward becoming the starting libero for the North Haven girls’ volleyball team was filled with speed bumps after she picked up the sport during her freshman year....

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Local News • Published Sep. 29, 2021 07 a.m.

A Nice Morning Stroll: Benhaven Walk for Autism

It was a perfect morning for the Benhaven Walk for Autism on Sept. 26. Hundreds of walkers came out early to the North Haven Middle School to take part in the two-mile walk and celebration with...

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Person of the Week • Published Sep. 29, 2021 08:30 a.m.

Cohen Enjoys Giving Back to Community as Lions President

Ed Cohen has been involved with the Lions Club since 2008 and currently serves as president of the North Haven Lions Club. Ed has only been involved in North Haven since he moved back to the area...

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Local News • Published Sep. 28, 2021 01:15 p.m.

Pumpkin Patch Drive-Through to Benefit Rotary Returns on Oct. 22 and 23

After the inaugural drive-through Night at the Pumpkin Patch was such a success in 2020, organizer Jill DeChello “never had a doubt in my mind I would do the pumpkin patch again.”...

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Letters • Published Sep. 29, 2021 08 a.m.

Representation Matters

I write to express my voice in hopes that fellow residents of our town will read these words with the intention of broadening their understanding of our lived experiences over the past years and...

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Sports • Published Sep. 27, 2021 09:42 a.m.

North Haven Making Waves Right Away with Coach Pohlman

The North Haven girls’ swimming and diving team entered the 2021 season with a new head coach in Matt Pohlman. Although the team has a different coach, Pohlman said that the expectations...

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Sports • Published Sep. 26, 2021 09:18 p.m.

North Haven Girls’ Volleyball Improves to 6-0; Both Soccer Squads Notch Victories

Girls’ VolleyballThe North Haven girls’ volleyball team continued its stellar start to the 2021 season by winning both of its matches in last week’s...

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Sports Person of the Week • Published Sep. 23, 2021 12:31 p.m.

Faulkner Achieves Her Dream by Leading North Haven

At the age of 12, Giulia Faulkner decided that she wanted to seriously pursue the sport of swimming and potentially swim in college someday. Giulia has honed her craft as a member of the North...

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Obituaries • Published Sep. 21, 2021 04:42 p.m.

Josephine ‘Joanne’ Perona (DiNorscia) George

Josephine “Joanne” Perona (DiNorscia) George, 93, of North Haven, passed away peacefully on Sept. 15 at Yale New Haven Hospital. She was the wife of the late Thomas George....

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Person of the Week • Published Sep. 22, 2021 08:30 a.m.

Maria Yankura Ready to Scare(crow) Up Fun on North Haven Green

The North Haven Garden Club (NHGC) Scarecrows on the Green annual event was just gaining momentum when it had to be canceled in 2020 due to COVID. With activities and outings underway once again,...

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Local News • Published Sep. 21, 2021 03 p.m.

NHPS Off to a Smooth Start Despite COVID Challenges

Students in North Haven Public School (NHPS) have been back in the buildings since the beginning of the 2021-’22 school year on Sept. 1. Despite the ongoing pandemic, NHPS has a goal of...

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Local News • Published Sep. 22, 2021 07 a.m.

Oh the Places She’ll Go

Middletown Post Office employee Ivan Sanchez helps Lauren Flash and her 14 month old daughter Zoey with the passport registration process. The North Haven Memorial Library hosted a passport fair...

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Local News • Published Sep. 23, 2021 12:01 a.m.

Champs Named in 37th Annual Quinnipiac Chamber of Commerce Golf Classic

The Quinnipiac Chamber of Commerce congratulates the winners of its 37th annual Golf Classic presented by C. Cowles and Company: Comprehensive Orthopaedics and Infra Metals.Comprehensive...

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Sports • Published Sep. 19, 2021 07:46 p.m.

North Haven Volleyball Storms Out to Scorching Start

The North Haven girls’ volleyball team has started the 2021 season on a hot streak by winning its first four matches of the year. While the roster may be young, Head Coach Brianna Kleckner...

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Sports • Published Sep. 19, 2021 06:40 p.m.

North Haven Field Hockey, Girls’ Swimming Get First Victories

Field HockeyThe North Haven field hockey team earned its first victory of the season and also took a loss in last week’s action. North Haven dropped a contest to...

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Sports Person of the Week • Published Sep. 16, 2021 02:52 p.m.

Forbes Fuels North Haven’s Offense as a Striker

With both her parents and all three of her sisters being soccer players, it seemed like destiny for Ada Forbes to follow in their footsteps on the pitch. During the past four years, Ada has made a ...

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