This Is Our Beautiful City of Hartford. A West View from the Connecticut River

This Is Our Beautiful City of Hartford. A West View from the Connecticut River

AIR FORCE ONE, 2013 at Air Base in East Granby, CT. Photo by Reggie Hales

AIR FORCE ONE, 2013 at Air Base in East Granby, CT. Photo by Reggie Hales

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Former Urban League Presidents talk of the Urban league in the early days. Photo by Reggie Hales

Former Urban League Presidents talk of the Urban league in the early days. Photo by Reggie Hales

Former Hartford Mayor reflects for Inquiring News, on the Urban League of Hartford's early days. Photo by Reggie Hales

Former Hartford Mayor reflects for Inquiring News, on the Urban League of Hartford's early days. Photo by Reggie Hales

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Hartford Fire House Number 16. Were Kevin Bell and Firefighter Jason Martinez, 29, of Manchester were stationed. Photo by Reggie Hales

Hartford Fire House Number 16. Were Kevin Bell and Firefighter Jason Martinez, 29, of Manchester were stationed. Photo by Reggie Hales

Thursday Robinson meet in the morning with Hartford Mayor Segarra in his office. Mayor Segarra Proclaimed Thursday as Moushaumi Robinson Day. He also invited her to attend the Hartford Marathon. Photo by Reggie Hales

Thursday Robinson meet in the morning with Hartford Mayor Segarra in his office. Mayor Segarra Proclaimed Thursday as Moushaumi Robinson Day. He also invited her to attend the Hartford Marathon. Photo by Reggie Hales

Fellow Hartford Fighters place their brother fighter, Kevin Bell, who died last Monday fighting fire on Blue Hills Ave. Photo by Rick Hartford-Courant

Fellow Hartford Fighters place their brother fighter, Kevin Bell, who died last Monday fighting fire on Blue Hills Ave. Photo by Rick Hartford-Courant

Pre Event Photo  (L-R) - Theresa Hopkins-Staten, Chairperson, Urban League, O’Jays Eddie Levert and Adrienne W. Cochrane, President Urban League Hartford. Photo by Merle Davis

Pre Event Photo (L-R) - Theresa Hopkins-Staten, Chairperson, Urban League, O’Jays Eddie Levert and Adrienne W. Cochrane, President Urban League Hartford. Photo by Merle Davis

Cap: (L-R) – Yvonne McGregor McCauley - Historian, Jeanne Murchinson- Moderator, Rev. Mia Douglas Associate Pastor, Nancy Bercaw – Curator – NMAAHC and Rev. Stephen W. Camp pastor, Faith Church. Photo by Merle Davis

Cap: (L-R) – Yvonne McGregor McCauley - Historian, Jeanne Murchinson- Moderator, Rev. Mia Douglas Associate Pastor, Nancy Bercaw – Curator – NMAAHC and Rev. Stephen W. Camp pastor, Faith Church. Photo by Merle Davis

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Harlem’s ‘Queen of Soul Food,’ Sylvia Woods Dead at 86

July 23, 2012 at 13:42

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By Jeff Mays, Jill Colvin, Amy Zimmer HARLEM, NY — Sylvia Woods, the “Queen of Soul Food,” whose legendary eponymous restaurant in Harlem was world famous, died at the age of 86 Thursday. She died “peacefully” at 4:50 p.m. at her Westchester home after battling Alzheimer’s, her family said in a statement. The news prompted […]

WTNH News 8 Welcomes Erika Martin

June 27, 2012 at 19:20

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NEW HAVEN, Conn. (May 29, 2012) — WTNH News 8 welcomes the newest member of its Storm Team 8, Erika Martin. Martin joins Jeff Valin on News 8’s Good Morning Connecticut Weekend. Martin, a Greater Hartford native, is happy to be back home, as the newest member of Storm Team 8. She grew up watching […]

R Kelly Produces Whitney’s Last Song

June 27, 2012 at 19:17

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New York – Singer, producer R Kelly, who will perform at Roy Wilkins Park in Queens, New York on Sunday, July 1, 2012 at the “Groovin In The Park” concert is credited as the producer of the last song Whitney Houston ever recorded. The song titled ‘Celebrate,’ which Kelly also wrote, is a duet with […]

Lucia Osman awarded UTC/YMCA Youth Citizenship Award

June 27, 2012 at 19:04

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Lucia Osman of Hartford was awarded one of four United Technologies/ YMCA Wesley A. Kuhrt Youth Citizenship Awards for Community Service at the YMCA of Greater Hartford’s recent annual meeting. The awards are made in memory of a man known for his outstanding volunteer and professional leadership, the late Wesley A. Kuhrt, who was president […]

Nielsen Promotes Within

June 27, 2012 at 18:59

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NIELSEN PROMOTES WITHIN, SECURING COMMITMENT TO DIVERSITY Crystal Barnes named Vice President of Industry Relations NEW YORK  – Crystal Barnes, formerly Director of Industry Relations, was named Vice President of Industry Relations for Nielsen, a leading global provider of information and insights, effective immediately. In her role, Barnes is responsible for expanding the reach of […]

Aretha Franklin is Awarded an Honorary Doctorate of Music

June 27, 2012 at 18:56

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Aretha Franklin is Awarded an Honorary Doctorate of Music from Princeton University Franklin Receives her 12th Honorary Doctorate Degree New York, NY – Multiple GRAMMY Award-winner Aretha Franklin was awarded an Honorary Doctorate of Music from Princeton University during its 265th Commencement ceremony on Tuesday, June 5. The graduation ceremony for the Class of 2012 was […]

St. Lucia’s Fond Doux Resort Awarded Certificate of Excellence

June 27, 2012 at 18:51

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SOUFRIERE, St. Lucia – The Fond Doux Holiday Plantation resort in the old colonial town of Soufrière, St. Lucia has been awarded a top honor from one of the world’s largest travel sites. TripAdvisor, congratulating Fond Doux Holiday Plantation on earning the prestigious 2012 Certificate of Excellence award, noted: “Our travelers consistently commend your property […]

The Tragedy, Triumph and Tragedy of Rodney King

June 27, 2012 at 18:43

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By. Earl Ofari Hutchinson Less than two weeks before his death, I was scheduled to interview Rodney King on the public stage at the annual Leimert Park Book festival in Los Angeles. I had two conflicting thoughts about the interview. One was that if the well-worn term accident of history term ever applied to anyone […]

Andt Hart’s Photography Exhibition

June 27, 2012 at 18:36

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Hartford’s Andt Hart’s Photography Exhibition By Janice Rossetti / Inquiring News HARTFORD – Hartford native and professional Photographer/Journalist Andy Hart’s “The Hartford I Know” photography exhibit was featured at the Butler McCook House and Garden located on 396 Main Street, downtown Hartford, Connecticut. On Thursday evening June 4, 2012 Hart was greeted by an overwhelming […]

Mundo De Oro Jewelry Store Closes

June 27, 2012 at 18:30

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By Janice Rossetti Inquiring News HARTFORD – (June 20, 2012) – For thirty years Carmelo Pena has worked tirelessly to provide a better lifestyle for his family. In 1978 as a young man Carmelo a native of Puerto Rico came to Hartford, Connecticut. Photo: Shown are (L to R) Isander Estrada, Carmelo Pena, Veronica Florez […]

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