You had a “Minute to Win It” at the West Haven Community House last week. A Family Fun Night staple for seven years, youngsters and their families took part in games – most with food it seems – and fun under the supervision of WHCH staff and volunteers from SCSU. Click title for story.
Cookies served as a means for one of the games during Family Night. Click title for story.
The West Haven High School Theatre Workshop presents “Dearly Departed” on Thursday and Fri- day, Nov. 16 and 17 in the WHHS auditorium at 7:30. This hilarious play focuses on the Turpin family proving that living and dying in the South is seldom tidy but always hilarious. Featuring the talents of Mya Ginsberg, Austin Werner, Gillian Chadderton, David O’Brien, Dan Gallipoli, Andrew Brown, S. Barry, Hanna Casman, Andre Roman-Groomes, Courtney Skeens, Miranda Burrows, Shelby Gagne, Gina Misurale, Wilson Valois, and Olivia Coppolased. Shown rehearsing a scene are: Gillian Chadderton, David O’Brien, Mya Ginsberg, Dan Gallipoli, Shelby Gagne, Miranda Burrows, Andrew Brown. Student tickets are $5 and adult tickets are $10 in advance, $12 at the door. Contact Margi Maher for more information at Margaret.email@example.com.
Pictured are WHHS James Delgado and Megan Paterson who are named the SCC Scholar-Athletes. James is currently number one in the class with a GPA of 4.78. He is a member of the National Honor Society and the captain of the tennis team. Megan is ranked 5th in the class with a GPA of 4.55. She is the president of the senior class and the captain of the volleyball team.
Our Lady of Victory School children enjoyed an assembly with a few rainforest animals. The children learned about a variety of creatures, such as their way of living, cleanliness, what types of food they would eat and other facts. Besides the boa in the photo the children also enjoyed seeing a tarantula, Macaw parrot, iguanas, cockroach, and a tortoise.
Dubel's Cafe donates for cancer awareness
From left, Art Gilbert and Dubel’s Cafe owner Fred Hugendubel, co-chairmen of the Dubel’s Golf Tournament, present a $5,850 check for the West Haven Breast Cancer Awareness Program to committee member Beth A. Sabo on Nov. 9 at City Hall as tournament organizers and breast cancer survivors Elma Mohan and Jo-Anne Hugendubel-Case look on. The money was raised at the annual golf tournament in October.
Former National Hockey League and International player and West Haven Youth Hockey Association alumnus Eric Boguniecki addresses the players and fans at Edward L. Bennett Rink last weekend after being honored by the local organization. The former Florida Panther and current assistant coach for the American Hockey League’s Bridgeport Sound Tigers remembered his years in the city fondly.
West Haven senior football player Chris Chance (1) is the Vio’s Sports Plus/Westie Blue Player of the Week. Chance ran for 190 yards and three touchdowns in a 45-7 victory over Xavier this past week. Read about Chris on the Player of the Week page at www. westieblue.com.
Andrew Forchetti, North Hansen, and Michael Sansone sit in front of Athletic Director Tom Marcucci, tennis coach Al South, President Robert Curis, and baseball coach Don Martone prior to signing their National Letter of Intent in a ceremony held on Thursday, Nov. 9, at Notre Dame’s Collins Auditorium. Click title for the story.
Carson Hill runs to the hole and Trysten Dos finishes his block in Pop Warner Playoffs Saturday at Veterans Field. Hill and Doss return to action this weekend in the Regional playoff. Click title for story.