Nineteen-year-old Jake Tiffany found out that getting involved in one’s community has its own rewards. It took a move to Florida to understand that lesson.
Blue ribbon school
Forest Elementary School Principal Thomas J. Hunt on Friday afternoon receives a citation from Mayor Nancy R. Rossi recognizing Forest as a National Blue Ribbon School. Before presenting Hunt with the citation during a celebration in the school gym, Rossi congratulated and praised the assembly of students, teachers, faculty and staff for their remarkable achievement and hard work.
Christmas in New Haven was always magical for youngsters. Here is Chapel Street, circa 1950. Note the diagonal parking by vehicles.
'Into the woods'
The children from Laura Zilyte and Kathy Malone’s classes at the West Haven Child Development Center, recently took a trip to the Hubbard Park Reserve. The children went into the woods, after reading the story, The Gingerbread Man to look for the gingerbread man! They found picture clues, throughout the woods, to guide them along the way.
First Lutheran Church hosted its first Breakfast with Santa Saturday. The proceeds from the event will be used to help our outreach ministries. Phil Krakowiak, Pastor of First Lutheran Church said, It was a great pleasure to be able to do something for the families in our community during the holiday season. The kids all had a great time and we are looking forward to next year.” Pictured from left are: Isabella Walther, Matthew Walther, Colton Reid, Aaron Freudzon, Giana Dellacroce (back), Jonathan Puhl, Santa and Zoey Puhl.
Knights top East Lyme in early season tilt
Connor Smith made 22 saves as the ND hockey team beat ND Fairfield 5-2 on Saturday, giving head coach Larry Vieira his first win as Green Knights bench boss.
West Haven’s Nitalia Frazer sends a blind pass to a teammate in last week’s game in the Westies’ gym. West Haven won the contest, 42-28.
In great position
Davina Mendez is ready to block a shot early in the Blue Devils’ inter-conference match with Warren Harding High.
Follow the bouncing ball!
West Haven players converge in the lane in search of an elusive pass. The Westies won their first game of the season, a 42-28 victory over Warren G. Harding High.
Yes, that ball can fly out of your hands. West Haven youngsters learn the basics at Washington School, the city’s oldest school every Saturday morning.