Tuesday, October 19, 2021

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Sports • Published Oct. 18, 2021 04:40 a.m.

North Haven Volleyball Takes Two of Three; Both Soccer Squads Notch a Victory

Girls’ VolleyballThe North Haven girls’ volleyball team won two of its three matches last week to improve its record to 13-2 on the campaign. North Haven...

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Sports • Published Oct. 18, 2021 04:40 a.m.

North Haven Defeats Hamden 28-7 for First Victory

The North Haven football team was still looking for its first win of the year when it faced an undefeated Hamden team for a road game last week. Behind some strong defensive play and two...

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Sports Person of the Week • Published Oct. 14, 2021 12:25 p.m.

Bianchi Scoring Varsity Goals as a Sophomore

While she enjoyed participating in ballet for 10 years, Catherine Bianchi always dreamed of competing in a team sport for her school. Catherine got that opportunity as a freshman with the North...

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Person of the Week • Published Oct. 13, 2021 08:30 a.m.

Lil Cooney Puts Puzzle Pieces Together as M&J Dispatcher

Throughout Lil Cooney’s 31-year career in the busing industry, the past 18 months have proved to be the most challenging of any time she has ever seen. Lil is a dispatcher for M&J Bus,...

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Letters • Published Oct. 13, 2021 08 a.m.

The Skills and Experience

My name is Sally Buemi and I am seeking re-election as a selectman in North Haven. I’ve been serving on the Board of Selectmen for eight years. I’ve been privileged to talk with many ...

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Letters • Published Oct. 13, 2021 08 a.m.

Stepping Up to Help

One of the many reasons why I love living in North Haven is that there are so many great folks invested and involved in the community. I became aware of Carl Kordek’s candidacy for first...

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Letters • Published Oct. 13, 2021 08 a.m.

A Proven Track Record

It is my honor and pleasure to support and endorse First Selectman Michael Freda and Second Selectman William Pieper in their re-election bid on the Board of Selectmen in the Town of North Haven....

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Letters • Published Oct. 13, 2021 08 a.m.

Public Service is the Lifeblood

David Cohen is running for a seat on the North Haven Board of Finance. In his role as in-house counsel for a public company based in Wallingford, David oversees the legal aspects of the...

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Local News • Published Oct. 13, 2021 07 a.m.

Working the Core: Pilates Under the Lights in North Haven

Melissa Daniele (center) from Be Some Body held a free Pilates class food drive in support of the North Haven Food Pantry under the lights at Vanacore Field on Oct. 5. A car load of donations was...

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Local News • Published Oct. 12, 2021 12:30 p.m.

Halloween and Fall Fun Brewing in North Haven

In addition to the town-hosted Trunk or Treat, which will be held on Saturday, Oct. 30, there is no shortage of fall fun in North Haven over the next few weeks hosted by a variety of groups and...

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Sports • Published Oct. 10, 2021 02:34 p.m.

North Haven Girls’ Volleyball Nets Three More Victories; Girls’ Soccer Earns Win Versus Lyman Hall

Girls’ VolleyballThe North Haven girls’ volleyball team continued its sparkling start to the 2021 season by winning all three of its matches last week. North...

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Obituaries • Published Oct. 07, 2021 03:55 p.m.

Nicholas ‘Nick’ G. Manzi

Nicholas “Nick” G. Manzi, 84, of North Haven passed away on Oct. 3 at Smilow Cancer Hospital in New Haven after a long battle with leukemia. He was born on Dec. 28, 1936, in New...

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Obituaries • Published Oct. 07, 2021 03:54 p.m.

Eileen M. Anderson Coppola

Eileen M. Anderson Coppola, 91, of Cheshire, formerly of North Haven, passed away peacefully on Oct. 1 at her home with her family by her side. She was the beloved wife of 61 years to Joseph...

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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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