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  • Our Nation Of Immigrants Forgets Its Past

    Lady Liberty's lamp has been lowered. Its light flickering. The huddled masses are no longer wanted — be they tired or poor, be they homeless or hungry, be they adults or children threatened and yearning to breathe free. The welcome light has...
  • Jay Moran -- Mayor, Athletic Director -- Balancing A Busy Life And On The Move From Bridgeport To Southern CT

    Jay Moran has been athletic director at the University of Bridgeport for the last 10 years. In that time, the Purple Knights athletic program has made tremendous progress. Also in that time, Moran began a political career in his home town of Manchester,...
  • Male Teachers Needed In Primary Grades

    Often, when we think about the fields of elementary education, early childhood education, special education and even English, we tend to think about them as being female-dominated. Having a specific gender committed to these professions is wonderful,...
  • Fireworks Release A Shower Of Memories

    They lifted their heads as the first round of fireworks kissed the night sky. A year ago, my two youngest daughters, 6 and 4, stood in the Hamden Plaza parking lot, along with one of their two older sisters. Though we were a mile away from where the...
  • New Mantra For The NBA — Sportsmanship

    Crisp passing, an international roster, teamwork and a story line of redemption for last year's crushing defeat — these were, for many, the most impressive features of the recent NBA Finals in which the San Antonio Spurs dismantled the Miami Heat....
  • Put Bieber Joke In Context ... Yep, That Was Racist

    Put Bieber Joke In Context ... Yep, That Was Racist
    Dear Justin Bieber: The policy of the paper I write for is to never use that word you used in that god-awful joke you told about why black people are afraid of chain saws. But sometimes when teaching about fire, and this is a word I am studying...
  • 'They See Us Differently': Dad's Words Echo

    'They See Us Differently': Dad's Words Echo
    It's the summer of 1968. Dad is giving my older brother Ron and me the facts of life talk about being black in America in general, and with regard to the police in particular. Don't run, talk back, resist or make any sudden movements that would give the...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Superintendent Of Catholic Schools Announces Distinguished Administrator Award

    Superintendent of Schools for the Archdiocese of Hartford, Dr. Dale R. Hoyt, announced that Mrs. Maria Testa, Principal of St. Stephen School in Hamden, CT has been named as the 2014 - 2015 Archdiocesan Distinguished Catholic School Administrator. Mrs....
  • Body Cameras Should Be Standard Police Gear

    Body Cameras Should Be Standard Police Gear
    Instead of arming police with military equipment as if they were panzer divisions, the federal government ought to equip every local force that wants them with body cameras. These small-as-a-pager body-mounted devices record everything that happens...
  • Barbara DeGenevieve, provocative artist, dies

    Artist Barbara DeGenevieve was daring in her work, deliberately pursuing subjects grounded in questions of power, class, gender and sexuality, and consistently eliciting controversy and political criticism. She sought to promote public discussion of...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Hospital for Special Care Gives $10K in Scholarships to Four Local Students

    Hospital for Special Care (HSC) recently honored four area students for their academic achievements. The students each received a $2,500 scholarship to support their future endeavors in the healthcare professions. Sarah Louise Ercorli received The...