The demolition of the former shop section of West Haven High School, the G-wing, finally came about in the last several weeks as crews first dismantled the section brick-by-brick, and then tore down the superstructure. All that remains is a concrete slab. Click title for story.
New UNH officer takes oath
Mayor Nancy R. Rossi swears in new University of New Haven police Officer Christina Nicolia, of Milford, on Monday at City Hall. Attending the ceremony were Nicolia’s sons, Timothy, 14, and Jeremy, 12; Ronald M. Quagliani, UNH associate vice president of public safety and administrative services; and UNH Police Chief Tracy L. Mooney and Assistant Chief Donald F. Parker.
Savin Rock's Transition: A handbill that urged residents to vote “NO’ in the referendum. The contentious issue plagued the city for more than two decades before being resolved under Mayor Azelio “Sal” Guerra. Click title for story.
50 years of haircuts
Ye Olde Barber Shoppe owner Joseph Libero receives a citation for 50 years in business from Mayor Nancy R. Rossi on Feb. 7 at 356 Campbell Ave. Joining the celebration are friends and patrons of Libero, from left, Ray Ludoviconi, Frank Dottori, Ken Ferris, Bernie Ferris, mayoral Executive Assistant Louis P. Esposito Jr., Harold Bellmore, Don Byrne, John Patry, and Scott Gardner and his son, Kevin. Rossi recognized Libero, 72, a longtime city resident, for “the celebration of your golden anniversary and your prolific career in the haircutting business.”
Pictured are WHHS Amanda Carr and Daniel Lanziero, who were named the Southern Connecticut Conference Scholar-Athletes for the winter sports season. Carr has been a four- year member of the basketball team, captain her senior year. She has a GPA of 4.36 and she is ranked 20th in the class. She is a member of the National Honor Society and has been awarded Rotary Club Scholar Athlete and the New Haven Tap- Off Club Scholar Athlete awards. Lanziero has been a four-year member of the cross-country, indoor and outdoor track teams and is captain of all three sports. His overall GPA 4.6, and he is ranked number 3 in the class. He is a member of the National Honor Society and Vice President of the Blue Devils Marching Band.
West Haven senior boys hockey player Logan Cole (31) is the Vio’s Sports Plus/Westie Blue Player of the Week. Cole was outstanding in a pair of losses for the Westies, turning aside 82 of 88 shots, including 52 against Notre Dame-West Haven. Read about Logan Cole on the Player of the Week page at www.westieblue.com.
West Haven’s Marquel Bookert gets up close to block Career High’s James Williams in last week’s game at the Westies’ gym. Career won the SCC game, 62-47. The Blue Devils’ season is winding down as are all the winter sports teams. Click title for story.