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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Category Archives: State News

Ayala Welcomes New Affordable Housing To Bridgeport

March 23, 2013 at 20:39

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POKO Partners opens 32-unit apartment complex for Bridgeport residents. BRIDGEPORT, CT – Surrounded by a crowd of local residents, former students, and public officials, Senator Andres Ayala (D-Bridgeport) cut the ribbon today on a new complex of high-quality, affordable apartments in Bridgeport’s West Side. The POKO Partners LLC owned complex offers 32 units, 10 of […]

Largest Gun Buyback Program in City’s History Continues this Weekend

February 10, 2013 at 04:13

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Bridgeport – Recently Mayor Bill Finch and Bridgeport Police Chief Joseph L. Gaudett Jr. kicked off the largest gun buyback program in the City’s history. During the first day of gun buyback program in December, Bridgeport Police recovered 104 weapons, paying out a total of $13,400. Nearly $100,000 has been raised so far from the […]

“What’s going on in Bridgeport?”

February 10, 2013 at 03:51

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Bridgeport – Before embarking on my trip to Europe for the holidays, I made my way to the barbershop. I sat there, talking to other patrons and also to the barbers. The two barbers in the shop recalled an incident a few days prior. A young man had been robbed at gunpoint while waiting for […]

New Affordable Housing in Bridgeport

February 10, 2013 at 03:32

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Bridgeport – POKO Partners LLC is proud to announce that applications are now being taken for its latest affordable housing project‐Clinton Commons Apartments‐located at 91 Clinton Avenue, Bridgeport. The new complex, set to open in March, offers 32 units of high‐quality affordable housing, 10 of which will be provided social and supportive services through and […]

Brandon Mcgee Sworn In As Rep. For Hartford And Windsor

February 9, 2013 at 22:16

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Rep. Brandon McGee

Hartford – Brandon L. McGee Jr. was sworn in as a state representative Wednesday during the opening day ceremony of the 2013 legislative session at the State Capitol in Hartford. Rep. McGee (D-Hartford, Windsor) was given the oath of office by outgoing-Speaker of the House Chris Donovan. McGee represents the newly formed 5th Assembly District, […]

Project Longevity

December 10, 2012 at 16:02

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NEW HAVEN – Gangbangers be warned. If you kill someone the feds are coming after your whole crew. Project Longevity was launched in New Haven and will soon be implemented in Bridgeport, Hartford and later go statewide. Photo: U. S. Attorney General Eric Holder joins federal, state and city authorities in launching Project Longevity, a […]

East Haven Officer Pleads Guilty

November 1, 2012 at 13:28

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EAST HAVEN POLICE OFFICER PLEADS GUILTY TO FEDERAL OBSTRUCTION CHARGE HARTFORD – David B. Fein, United States Attorney for the District of Connecticut, and Mary Galligan, Acting Assistant Director-in-Charge of the New York Office of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, announced that East Haven Police officer JASON ZULLO, 34, pleaded guilty before Chief United States […]

Health Officials on Health and Safety After Storm

November 1, 2012 at 13:17

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Hartford – With thousands of households in the state without power, and residents cleaning up all across the state, it is important to protect your health and safety in the storm’s aftermath. The Department of Public Health provides important health information in the aftermath of Sandy: Flood Water All flood water should be considered contaminated […]

Hurricane Sandy Causes Death and Damage

November 1, 2012 at 13:06

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HARTFORD, CT  – (By Steven Yablonski – WFSB CH. 3 – Oct. 30, 2012) – Some shoreline residents had to spend the night in their homes surrounded by water as Sandy pummeled the area with a devastating storm surge, heavy rain and strong winds, killing at least two people. Water from Long Island Sound began […]

Community Colleges Receive $12 Million

September 29, 2012 at 00:38

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CT. Community Colleges Receive $12 Mill Federal Grant to Expand Job Training WASHINGTON – Secretary of Labor Hilda L. Solis today announced $500 million in grants to community colleges and universities around the country for the development and expansion of innovative training programs. Connecticut’s community colleges received $12,096,394 in funding for the Connecticut Health and […]

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