Category: People in the News

Former Freedom Rider Lula White of New Haven receives the Quinnipiac University Black Law Students Association’s Thurgood Marshall Award

Lula White, of New Haven, a former Freedom Rider during the civil rights movement, received the Quinnipiac University Black Law Students Association’s (BLSA) Thurgood Marshall Award on Feb. 25. The Thurgood Marshall Award is given in honor of the first...

/ March 3, 2016

North Haven Boy Celebrates “SMARD Awareness Day” in Recognition of his Rare Disease

The first annual Connecticut SMARD Awareness Day took place on Wednesday February 10. The special day was created to raise awareness for spinal muscular atrophy with respiratory distress (SMARD), an extremely rare disease. Hunter Pageau, a 10-year-old from North Haven...

/ February 10, 2016

Gilbane Building Company’s Andrew Grillo Promoted to Project Executive

Andrew Grillo of North Haven has been promoted to Project Executive at Gilbane Building Company.

/ October 26, 2015

United Bank team dedicates Saturday in support of Habitat for Humanity of Greater New Haven

On Saturday, October 3, several employees from United Bank – representing Corporate Headquarters in Glastonbury and the North Haven banking team – joined Habitat for Humanity of Greater New Haven for a recent home build.

/ October 7, 2015

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 Hawk, for one – are...

/ December 27, 2014

Quinnipiac University Hosts Four Newtown Fathers Who Lost Children in Tragedy at Sandy Hook

[box]From left, Mark Barden, Jeremy Richman, moderator Scott Wolfman, David Wheeler and Ian Hockley. Four Newtown fathers who lost children in the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre took part in a moderated discussion at Quinnipiac University on Oct. 21.[/box] In...

/ October 24, 2014
Gil Simmons and Mike Freda

On the North Haven Green with Gil

NEWS 8’s Gil Simmons visited the North Haven Green this morning as part of WTNH’s “On the Green with Gil” series, where he was presented with the key to the town by First Selectman Mike Freda.

/ July 17, 2014
Lauren McMahon and Lynn Sadosky

Quinnipiac University Presidential Public Service Fellows Gain Valuable Experience with North Haven, Hamden Departments

[box]Quinnipiac University’s Lauren McMahon, left, a New Rochelle, N.Y. resident and junior civil engineering major, with Lynn Sadosky, North Haven’s director of public works. McMahon is one of eight Quinnipiac Presidential Public Service Fellows working in municipal departments in North Haven...

/ July 8, 2014

LWV of Hamden-North Haven Visible at State Convention

[box]Left to right: Elona Vaisnys, Miriam Brody, Peggy Appler, Ann Martinuzzi, Jackie MacKnight, Jane Shaw, Mary Bigelow[/box] The LWV of Hamden-North Haven was among 18 local Leagues that sent representatives to the Convention of the League of Women Voters of...

/ June 23, 2014

Senator Fasano Wins Civil Justice Award

[box]John J. Kennedy Jr., Former President of the Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association, presents Senator Fasano with the RisCassi-Koskoff Civil Justice Award award.[/box] Hartford – State Senator Len Fasano (R-34) was selected as the recipient of this year’s Leon RisCassi-Theodore Koskoff Civil Justice Award given...

/ June 17, 2014

Playground Bench Dedicated to Matthew Jacques

[box]By NEWS 8’s Kent Pierce[/box] A little boy is gone, but he is certainly not being forgotten at a school in North Haven. A heart defect took his life but his spirit lives on thanks to a dedication at the...

/ June 11, 2014

2014 North Haven Memorial Day Parade

Sights and sounds from the 2014 Memorial Day Parade.

/ May 25, 2014