State Rep. Dave Yaccarino Announces 2024 Re-Election Bid in North Haven

During his time as a legislator, Yaccarino has continually fought to make Connecticut more
affordable, often proposing legislation aimed at reducing costs and rightsizing state finances.

North Haven Lawmakers Join Police Department to Hear Residents’ Concerns on Crime

Police outlined the legislative impediments that they face to pursue and arrest criminals, while the lawmakers discussed what is being done at the state and local level to support police and deter crime.

North Haven Police Capt. Christopher Thorpe (left), Chief of Police Kevin Glenn (second from right), and Capt. Joe Woznyk (right) join Sen. Paul Cicarella after his acceptance of a CPCA Carrol J. Hughes Legislator of the Year Award at the organization’s winter meeting on Dec. 14 in Bristol.

Sen. Cicarella Honored by CT Police Chiefs’ Association

The CPCA Carroll J. Hughes Legislator of the Year award is named in honor of longtime lobbyist Carroll J. Hughes and is presented annually to lawmakers who have worked to support initiatives and legislation important to law enforcement.

Quinnipiac University students recently created 40 blankets for kids and families supported by Ronald McDonald House in New Haven.

Quinnipiac nursing students and sorority members join hands to make blankets for Ronald McDonald House

The two-hour blitz of blanket-building drew over 100 student volunteers to the piazza on the Mount Carmel Campus.

(L-R) Larry Lazaroff, Eileen Frank and Rep. Dave Yaccarino. Photo courtesy: CT House Republicans.

Rep. Yaccarino Hosts Successful Winter Clothing Drive with Columbus House

The effort focused on providing homeless and insecure veterans in the North Haven area with new winter essentials, like hats, gloves, and warm underwear.

Rep. Yaccarino to Host Veterans Winter Clothing Drive with Columbus House

This annual drive is aiming to collect NEW men’s & women’s coats, sweatpants, underwear, hats, and gloves.

Christina Stoeffler

Quinnipiac University division of Student Affairs receives several awards; program, staff members, student honored

Stoeffler, a senior English and theater major from North Haven, was the state of Connecticut winner of NASPA’s Catch a Rising Star award, which recognizes an undergraduate student interested in a student affairs career.

State Rep. Dave Yaccarino, left, State Rep. Josh Elliott, Hamden Mayor Lauren Garrett, Hammad Chaudhry, senior manager of conservation and load management at Avangrid, Quinnipiac University President Judy Olian, North Haven First Selectman Mike Freda and Erik Robie, director of customer programs and products at Avangrid, to celebrate Quinnipiac receiving a Sustainability Achievement Award from United Illuminating and Southern Connecticut Gas, subsidiaries of Avangrid. Photo by Dan Passapera of Quinnipiac University.

United Illuminating and Southern Connecticut Gas present Quinnipiac University with Sustainability Achievement Award for energy efficiency upgrades on North Haven Campus

As a result, Quinnipiac saved enough energy to power 120 homes each year or remove the equivalent of nearly 300 cars from the road annually.

North Haven Soccer Club Celebrates Local Referees

The event included supportive and motivational speeches for referees, information about the opportunities that becoming a certified referee can offer, and a raffle for all of the local referees.

Sen. Cicarella Receives Perfect Score for Voting Record on Jobs & Economic Growth

Recognized for 100 percent pro-business voting record by CBIA in 2023 Legislative Voting Records Report

School of Rock North Haven Is Ready to Rock N’ Roll

North Haven’s grand opening event includes live performances, a raffle and more.

Rep. Yaccarino Meets with North Haven High School Classes to Discuss Current Affairs

Rep. Yaccarino offered the students insight on the daily life of a state representative, his history serving the people of North Haven, and how his role fits into the complicated landscape of local, state, and federal government issues – and even sometimes global. 

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