Month: December 2014


Green Acres Student Gets Wonderful Holiday Surprise

by Heidi Voight • NBC Connecticut Hunter Pageau’s Christmas wish list looks a little different from most kids. Next to the gifts that any other nine-year-old boy would want – a Hot Wheels RC Street


Fasano Appears on “Comcast Newsmakers” to Discuss Legislative Priorities

State Senator Len Fasano (R-North Haven) appeared on a recent edition of Comcast Newsmakers, hosted by Eric Clemons, to discuss his legislative priorities for the 2015 legislative session. As incoming Senate Minority Leader, Senator Fasano will lead the Senate Republican Caucus this session and help set the legislative agenda.

North Haven Town Hall

North Haven #1 on List of 10 Best Places to Live or Work in CT

With a rich history, skilled and educated workforce, and abundant natural beauty, Connecticut has a great deal to offer its residents, business owners, and aspiring entrepreneurs. But where exactly should your home or business plant its roots?

Yaccarino Attends 12th Annual Secret Santa

State Representative Dave Yaccarino (R-87) the Legislature’s Veterans’ Affairs Ranking Member, spent the morning collecting donations for the Connecticut Veterans Home in Rocky Hill.

The event was part of the 12th annual “State Capitol Secret Santa Collection,” which collects donations of new and unwrapped, clothing and personal items for hundreds of local veterans residing at the state facility.

Dave Yaccarino

State Rep. Yaccarino Assigned to Legislative Committees

State Representative Dave Yaccarino (R-87) has been selected to serve as the leading House Republican lawmaker on the legislatures Veterans’ Affairs Committee.

Irish American Cultural Institute Donates Library of Books to Ireland’s Great Hunger Institute

First editions and rare copies of works of many of the giants of Irish literature will now be more accessible to historians and students, thanks to the generosity of the Irish American Cultural Institute.

QU School of Law Center

Quinnipiac University School of Law to Host Program, ‘Understanding the Legislative Process: Animals and the Law,’

The Quinnipiac University School of Law’s Animal Law Society will join the Connecticut Bar Association’s Animal Law Section to host the panel discussion, “Understanding the Legislative Process: Animals and the Law,” on Thursday, Jan. 8.

Ron Beckett

QU Professor Earns $15,000 from National Geographic/Waitt Grants to Lead Research on Gangi Mummies in Italy

A Quinnipiac University professor will lead a team of researchers and students to Italy in January to perform the first-ever examination of the Gangi mummies, whose remains have been preserved in burial catacombs in Sicily.

The Day After the Ejectment

Ireland’s Great Hunger Museum to Launch Digital Database of Great Famine Illustrations

Ireland’s Great Hunger Museum at Quinnipiac University will launch a digital database Dec. 16 containing about 1,500 articles and illustrations related to Ireland and the Great Famine, the worst demographic catastrophe of the 19th century.

Quinnipiac University School of Business Announces Creation of the Center for Women & Business

Quinnipiac University’s School of Business has created a new center dedicated to addressing the unique leadership and professional needs of women.

North Haven Residents, Legislators Talk Issues Over Coffee

[box](l to r): State Rep. Dave Yaccarino and State Sen. Len Fasano[/box] On December 5th State Rep. Dave Yaccarino (R-87) and Incoming State Senate Republican Leader Len Fasano (R-34) met with North Haven residents at

Quinnipiac University Nurses and Game Designers Collaborate to Earn Innovation Grant

[box]Cory Ann Boyd, associate professor of nursing and coordinator of the accelerated nursing track at Quinnipiac University. Jonah Warren, assistant professor of game design and development at Quinnipiac University.[/box] A group that includes Quinnipiac University’s