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Obituaries • Published May 06, 2020 10:37 a.m.

Eileen A. VanDerMaelen

Eileen A. VanDerMaelen, age 62, of East Haven, passed away on April 26 at Yale-New Haven Hospital, Saint Raphael Campus. She was the daughter of the late Gustave P., Jr., and Marianne T. (Mancini) ...

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Obituaries • Published May 06, 2020 10:11 a.m.

Josephine M. Meade

Josephine M. Meade, 98 years old, entered into eternal rest on April 24. Josephine was born to the late, Nicola and Marianna (Cinotti) Pellegrino. She was preceded by her husband Harold W Meade....

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Obituaries • Published May 05, 2020 07:13 p.m.

Maria (Cappelli) Stout

Maria (Cappelli) Stout, 63, of East Haven passed away May 3. She was born March 18, 1957, in New Haven to James and Lucia (Midolo) Cappelli.Maria is survived by her three children, Dana...

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Person of the Week • Published May 06, 2020 08:30 a.m.

Mike Milici Celebrates Three Decades as East Haven Assessor

Little did Mike Milici know when he was growing up in West Haven or getting a degree in marketing from Quinnipiac University that he would become a town assessor. When he found his way into the...

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Local News • Published May 05, 2020 11:36 a.m.

East Haven Administration Making Changes Amid COVID Concerns

Having now served as the town’s mayor for six months, half of Joe Carfora’s term has been affected by COVID-19. He and his administration are not only making adjustments to town...

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Local News • Published May 06, 2020 07 a.m.

A Family Outing in East Haven

Enjoying the exceptionally nice weather last weekend, Nicholas Lord, Jessica DeLoughery, and Isabella Rose Lord went for a walk around the Hagaman Memorial Library to take in the fresh air and...

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Local News • Published May 06, 2020 08 a.m.

Tony DeCaprio Helps Vietnam Vet Update HVAC Systems

As a member of the Friends of East Haven Facebook Page, Tony DeCaprio often sees posts with people asking for advice or recommendations. In January, a woman from South Carolina was using the page...

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Local News • Published May 04, 2020 01:39 p.m.

Soundview Family YMCA Continues to Support Our Community

Now more than ever, during the COVID-19 pandemic, the Soundview Family Y, a branch of the Central Connecticut Coast YMCA, is committed to serving our community. As needs grow, the Y continues to...

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Sports • Published May 04, 2020 08:47 a.m.

East Haven Pom-Pom Squad Holding Online Tryouts

As East Haven High School pom-pom team prepares for the 2020-’21 season, the Yellowjackets are taking their tryouts online. Anyone who wants to compete for the pom-pom squad will have that...

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Local News • Published May 01, 2020 03:38 p.m.

Would-Be Truck Thief Thwarted by Driver Arrested in East Haven

An attempted theft of a woman’s idling pickup truck in March in East Haven did not go well, starting with the woman wrestling the truck door back open and ending with the suspect fleeing...

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Sports Person of the Week • Published April 30, 2020 05:19 p.m.

Salato Makes All-SCC, All-State for East Haven

As a freshman, Taylor Salato saw a few minutes of playing time when the East Haven girls’ basketball team defeated Career in the Class M state championship game. Those few minutes gave...

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Local News • Published April 30, 2020 03:54 p.m.

Former East Haven Mayor April Capone Announces Bid for 34th District State Senate Seat

Former East Haven mayor April Capone announced her candidacy April 29 on a Facebook Live video for the 34th State Senate District covering East Haven, Wallingford, and parts of North Haven and...

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Obituaries • Published April 30, 2020 12:13 p.m.

Donald P. Gennette

Donald P. Gennette, 83, of East Haven, beloved husband of the late Margaret Iannucci Gennette, passed away on April 29 in Yale-New Haven Hospital.He was the loving father of Donald M....

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Obituaries • Published April 30, 2020 09:39 a.m.

Marie P. Masotta

Marie P. Masotta, 89, of Branford, passed away peacefully at her home surrounded by her loving family on March 25. She was the devoted wife for the past 60 years of Edward J. Masotta, Sr. She was...

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Obituaries • Published April 29, 2020 09:02 p.m.

Andrew Popolizio

Andrew Popolizio, 92, of Hamden, formerly of East Haven, passed away after a brief and rapid illness on March 16 at Connecticut Hospice. He was the loving husband of Madeline (Cusano) Popolizio...

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Obituaries • Published April 29, 2020 08:41 p.m.

Elizabeth ‘Betty’ Rutledge Ardito

Elizabeth “Betty” Rutledge Ardito, 82, of Florida and formerly of East Haven, passed away on March 3 in Port St. Lucie, Florida. For 61 years, she was the wife of the late John P....

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Obituaries • Published April 29, 2020 08:13 p.m.

Michael Gambardella, Jr.

Michael Gambardella, Jr., 65, of East Haven passed away on March 4 with his loving family by his side. He is the husband of Laura Silvestro Gambardella. He was born in New Haven on April 9, 1954,...

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Obituaries • Published April 29, 2020 07:56 p.m.

Irene Mosco

Irene Mosco, 95, of East Haven, passed away peacefully the day before her birthday on March 2 at Branford Hills. She was born in New Haven on March 3, 1924, to the late Alphonse and Irene Jagrosse ...

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Sports • Published April 29, 2020 07:56 p.m.

National Football Foundation Presents Scholar Athlete Honors

The Casey-O’Brien New Haven County Chapter of the National Football Foundation and College Hall of Fame recently recognized 28 high school and prep school scholar athletes who played...

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Obituaries • Published April 29, 2020 07:07 p.m.

Jacob J. Wright

Jacob J. Wright, 36, of Hamden passed away on April 25. He was born July 8, 1983, in New Haven to Charles and Donna (DiMicco) Wright of East Haven.Jake is survived by his loving parents and ...

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Local News • Published April 29, 2020 10:03 a.m.

Operation Compassion Delivers to Support Shoreline Seniors, Front Line Professionals

To help shoreline area seniors and at-risk individuals avoid public exposure to COVID-19, and to provide relief and safety for the area's emergency first responders and front line healthcare...

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Like many people, Mandy Nacca has spent more time on social media since social distancing started. She not only had more time due to commitments being canceled, but she also took a break from her...

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Local News • Published April 28, 2020 11:59 a.m.

East Haven Emergency Services Adjust to COVID-19

The social distancing regulations implemented due to COVID-19 have affected everyone, including East Haven’s emergency services. Both the fire and police departments have had to make...

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Local News • Published April 29, 2020 07 a.m.



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Sports • Published April 26, 2020 10:08 p.m.

Crisafi and the Easties Stay Ready and Connected

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