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Ansonia

A collection of news and information related to Ansonia, Connecticut published by Tribune Company sources.
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  • Boxers In Connecticut Hall of Fame

    Boxers with state ties in the Connecticut Boxing Hall of Fame. 2013 ISRAEL "PITO" CARDONA: Cardona, a Hartford native, turned to pro boxing at the age of 18, winning his pro debut in 1993. He won the International Boxing Organization super...
  • Football Death Of Gardner Dow Silenced UConn Campus In 1919

    Football Death Of Gardner Dow Silenced UConn Campus In 1919
    World War I ended in late 1918 and Gardner Dow, having survived his Naval service, was settled into life as a junior at the Connecticut Agricultural College in mid-1919. In May of that year, a Courant story appeared under the following headlines....
  • Yuca, A Sacred Staple Of Latin American Cuisine

    Yuca, A Sacred Staple Of Latin American Cuisine
    It is almidón sagrado, or "sacred starch," in the poetry of Dr. Marinaelo Medrano, author of the collection "Diosas de la Yuca" (Goddesses of the Yuca). Yuca bears no resemblance to the similarly spelled, flowering desert plant called yucca, although...
  • All-Courant Football Defensive Team

    The 2013 All-Courant high school football defense team package: Linemen Ian Dieli, Hand-Madison, Sr. Derek Hawkins, Bloomfield, Sr. Matt Houpert, Hall-West Hartford, Sr. Jayson Martin, Farmington, Sr. Zach Maxwell, Southington, Sr. Jonathan...
  • In Local Elections, Your Vote Has Power

    Vote in your town's elections Tuesday, and you might well decide who wins. Connecticut's local elections are won routinely by minuscule winning margins. My study of races for city and town councils and boards of selectmen in 2011 reveals this clearly....
  • 4 Outdoor Events in the Greater New Haven Area

    4 Outdoor Events in the Greater New Haven Area
    Lighthouse Tours: Saturdays, 11 a.m., 1 & 3 p.m. $25-$35. Custom House Maritime Museum Pier, 150 Bank St., New London, (860) 912-6814, nlmaritimesociety.org. Daily River Cruises on the Schooner Mary E: 1:30 & 3:30 p.m. $16-$30. Connecticut River Museum,...
  • Medical Marijuana Moves Closer to Reality

    Medical Marijuana Moves Closer to Reality
    The marijuana landscape, both in Connecticut and across the nation, is changing kind of fast these days: - A state legislative committee last week put its final stamp of approval on proposed regulations for Connecticut's new medical marijuana system....
  • Raising A Vegan Child Tricky But Doable With Guidance

    Raising A Vegan Child Tricky But Doable With Guidance
    Darlene Jones-Bey knew that she had to change her way of life. "I was really overweight. I was about 250 pounds," says this Ansonia mom. "I had very high cholesterol. I was at risk for cardiovascular disease, almost borderline diabetic." Inspired by...
  • Vanity Fair launches video channel

    Vanity Fair launches video channel
    Vanity Fair magazine has earned a reputation for serving up juicy Hollywood scandals, colorful celebrity profiles and tasty slices of popular culture. Now, it will delve into a new form of storytelling: original video. Vanity Fair has launched a...
  • Crime & Punishment: Ansonia PTO Treasurer Accused of Stealing $21,000 in School Funds

    Crime & Punishment: Ansonia PTO Treasurer Accused of Stealing $21,000 in School Funds
    Last week, we told you about Emiliano Badillo Jr. whose dog survived 14 hours in a hot car after the Middletown dipshit allegedly left him there. Not so lucky was the Yorkie/Chihuahua mix owned by Waterbury asswad Tiffany July-Lindo. During last week's...
  • The Housing Authority of New Haven is Turning a Regional Operation Into a Housing Empire

    The Housing Authority of New Haven is Turning a Regional Operation Into a Housing Empire
    The Housing Authority of New Haven has turned into something of a regional rescue squad in the last few years, sending staff to help out troubled public housing operations in Ansonia, Wallingford and Bridgeport. Of course, the HANH isn't doing it for...