Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 9422 Cmdr. Freddy Jackson will lead the 2017 Memorial Day parade as grand marshal when it steps off rain or shine at 10:30 a.m. Monday along Campbell Avenue.
Cleaning and planting
The West Haven Beautification Committee recently spent a day in Abbott Park at the junction of Ocean Avenue and Dawson Avenues. The group did some cleanup and planting. From Left to right: Dave Carr, Jim Green- berg, PJ Peabody, Jerry Leaphart, Michele Correia, Cintia Smith, Patty Horvath, Carmela Livolsi, Alice Gorham and Joy Franz. The event was organized by Livolsi.
Historian's Corner: Silver's Drug Shop
William and Rose Silver
Player of the week
West Haven sophomore Kailey Carrano (20) is the Vio’s Sports Plus/Westie Blue Player of the Week. In two games this past week, Carrano had five hits, drove in seven runs and scored six runs.
The famous roller coaster over Long Island Sound was a big attraction at Savin Rock Amusement Park each summer. This photo, taken in the late 1930s shows the ride in all its scary glory. It was destroyed in the 1938 hurri cane and eventually replaced in the 1950s with the Wild Mouse.
Walk of honor
The brick Veterans Walk of Honor in Bradley Point Park will be dedicated on Saturday.
Way to go!
Bailey Middle School guidance counselor Elizabeth Dorsi, right, receives the Way to Go award May 11 from seventh-grader Lance Andriulli, his grandmother, Theresa Andriulli, and city Youth and Family Services Director Robert S. Morton on behalf of the West Haven Inter- agency Network for Children. Dorsi was nominated by Theresa Andriulli, a member of the West Haven Parent Support Group for children with special needs, who said: “Ms. Dorsi is always available to the students and parents. She goes out of her way to help with any problem, no matter how big or small, and really cares about the students.” The Way to Go program hon- ors teachers, therapists and coaches who go “above and beyond” to help children and establish better relationships with families and providers.