Photo by Josh LaBella
Donna Kosiorowski has served a quarter-century with the school system. She is retiring at the end of the term.
First responders conduct drill
Mayor Nancy R. Rossi, green jacket, joins first responders as they participate in an armed intruder drill at the former Thompson Elementary School, 165 Richards St., on June 6. The large-scale drill, conducted by the city’s Police Department and three fire departments as well as emergency medical service personnel, was held to prepare first responders for an armed intruder incident. The five-hour drill was the culmination of six months of planning. More than 100 people participated, and many outside agencies attended.
Mayoral field to grow to 5 tonight
City Clerk Deborah Collins announces her candidacy for mayor on the lawn behind the Savin Rock Conference Center.
"Father" featuring Mr and Mrs Robert Shine
Blue Horse catering to all crowds
West Haven Mayor Nancy Rossi cuts the red ribbon at the grand opening of The Blue Horse, West Haven’s newest bar and restaurant, on Friday. State Rep. Charles Ferraro [beard] and Blue Horse co- owner Tara Severino [white t-shirt, center] were among the 50 people who attended. Located at 703 Campbell Ave., The Blue Horse replaces the former Spectators that closed several years ago and is opposite the Duchess Diner a few blocks from downtown West Haven.
Dive Bar celebrates expansion
Mayor Nancy R. Rossi, center, cuts the ceremonial ribbon Saturday with Dive Bar & Restaurant owner Domenic Giannotti to celebrate the business’s grand reopening at 24 Ocean Ave.Also marking the event are, from left, City Council Minority Leader Richard DePalma, R-at large; City Clerk Deborah Collins; Giannotti’s sister, Kyle; state Rep. Dorinda Borer, D-115; Councilman Peter V. Massaro, D-6; and state Rep. Charles J. Ferraro, D-117. Nestled in the Baybrook Shopping Center, just across the street from the beach, Dive recently expanded into space formerly occupied by Rita’s Italian Ice & Frozen Custard.
Majestic salon opens
Mayor Nancy R. Rossi, center, and 5th District Councilwoman Robbin Watt Hamilton, third from left, cut the ceremonial ribbon April 28 with the owners of Majestic Beauty & Beyond to celebrate the salon’s grand opening at 912 Boston Post Road. From left are Airess Walker, Razhana Wali, Ariyan Walker and Chaunte Walker. The full-service beauty salon specializes in natural hair, color and silk press. It also offers eyelash extensions, has a makeup artist, and offers massages by a licensed massage therapist.
West Haven’s AJ Harp wheels into action in Saturday’s game with Bristol Knights at Noyes Field. The locals split a double-header, dropping the first game, 9-7, and then rebounding for a 13-2 win.
Win league title
The St. Lawrence School varsity baseball team won the Greater New Haven Parochial Athletic League championship on June 4 beating St. Rita’s of Hamden, 6-1. The team is shown following the game with its trophy: Front Row -- Lee Senberg, Luke Miklos, Sammy Markaj, Michael Mattiello, Gabe Santarcangelo. Back Row -- Asst. Coach John Panza, Will Panza, Coach Marybeth Miklos, Jack Miklos, Avery Lamothe, Jake Miller- Sperry, Asst. Coach Krista Miller, Tim Fiengo, Matt Rasile, Asst. Coach Gabe Santarcangelo. Missing from Photo: Asst. Coaches Rich and Kristen Fiengo.
Notre Dame squads end seasons
The 2018-19 Notre Dame team athletic season came to a close with a run to the semi- finals by both the baseball and lacrosse teams. Both fell in those contests as they fell one game short of playing for a state title. The baseball team meets following its loss to Berlin.
Notre Dame squads end seasons
Tom Rosati became the first Knight to compete in the state golfing championship on June 8.