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  • Regional Digest: Rock Cats Lose To Fisher Cats 7-1

    Rock Cats Fall Short The Rock Cats scored a run in the top of the first inning, but were shut out the rest of the way as they fell to the Fisher Cats 7-1 Wednesday in Manchester, N.H. Despite outhitting the Fisher Cats 8-7, The Rock Cats' only run came...
  • Leslie Uggams Starring As Mama Rose In Connecticut Repertory Theatre's 'Gypsy'

    Leslie Uggams Starring As Mama Rose In Connecticut Repertory Theatre's 'Gypsy'
    Leslie Uggams is used to taking on roles that, in a different era, no one would expect an African-American actress to take on. She's played Dolly Levi in "Hello, Dolly!" Reno Sweeney in "Anything Goes", Sally Bowles in "Cabaret," and Maria Callas in...
  • UConn leaders, elected officials dedicate medical, dental, urgent care services

    UConn President Susan Herbst and Dr. Frank Torti, UConn Health executive vice president for health affairs and medical school dean, led a celebration of the opening of UConn Health's medical, dental and urgent care services at Storrs Center recently....
  • UConn Expects Rakim Lubin To Fill Big Space Under Boards

    UConn Expects Rakim Lubin To Fill Big Space Under Boards
    STORRS — Watching UConn play the past couple of years, one area of need has stood out. Muscle. Freshman Rakim Lubin, who began classes this week, envisions himself muscling his way into the Huskies mix. "Physicality and a lot of rebounding, that'...
  • Aging Hartford Project On Redevelopment Track

    Aging Hartford Project On Redevelopment Track
    They are referred to simply as "Westbrook-Bowles." Westbrook Village and Chester Bowles Park are two old, dilapidated housing projects that occupy a lot of land — a total of more than 130 acres — on two non-adjoining parcels in the...
  • From The Sports Pages Of UConn History, A Stand Against Anti-Japanese Racism

    From The Sports Pages Of UConn History, A Stand Against Anti-Japanese Racism
    It was only a football game, and as college games go it was hardly worth remembering. But to one proud spectator, it was a whole lot more than that. "The biggest kick of all was the lesson in democracy that was being enacted out there," read a letter,...
  • Overcoming Racial Prejudice: 'Crucial Unfinished Business'

    Overcoming Racial Prejudice: 'Crucial Unfinished Business'
    When Glenn Cassis, a native New Yorker, enrolled at the University of Connecticut in 1969, he was one of about 400 students of color at the school that year — more than triple the number of African-American students previously enrolled. "It was...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Polish Cultural Club Of Greater Hartford Awards Five Scholarships To Area Students

    The Polish Cultural Club of Greater Hartford, Inc. is pleased to announce the following five recipients of its 2014 Jennie Marconi-Javorski Scholarship. These dedicated and responsible young men and women have earned high scholastic honors, given of...
  • Many Picked Before Shabazz, But Few Better

    Many Picked Before Shabazz, But Few Better
    NEW YORK — LeBron James saw what he did. We all saw what he did. As a junior, Shabazz Napier pulled one overtime rabbit out of a hat after another. As a senior, Napier took a team that nobody picked for the Final Four and led UConn to a national...
  • READER SUBMITTED: SMSA PTO Scholarship Winners Featured At Senior Awards Night

    The end of the school year is always full of accolades and superlatives, especially for high school seniors. Many fond memories were cemented for the Class of 2014 at the Sport and Medical Sciences Academy (SMSA). The award-winning Hartford Public...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Connecticut Students Win National Awards At History Day Contest

    Fifty-nine middle and high school students represented Connecticut at the prestigious National History Day Contest, which took place at the University of Maryland in College Park from June 15-19. The Connecticut students competed against more than 2,900...