The Antonucci family decided to have a costume parade up and down Benham Hill Road, waving at folks and playing the flute. The kids made signs that said, “Honk for Happiness,” and “Everything’s Going to be All Right.” The goal was to make people smile, according mom, Christine.
Nico (12), Isabella (10), Dante (9), and Marco (8) Antonucci are like all of their fellow students in West Haven, they are “distance learning.” To start off the day, the children recite pledge of allegiance in the morning.
Different grades, same goals
Ethen, Calianne, and Owen Nieves gather around the dining room table to get their lessons done via computer. Schools remain closed until at least May 20, and that has meant “distance learning” for the last seven weeks for these Pagels students and their contemporaries all over the country.
Ciambriello's album shows his style
John Ciambriello takes a big step on May 22 with the release of his new album, “It All Begins.”
Easter Bunny delivers candy
Peter Cottontail recently hopped his way across the city and delivered egg candy bags to the first 600 children ages 2-10 who registered online as part of the Department of Parks and Recreation’s new Easter egg scramble. Due to the coronavirus pandemic and social distancing restrictions, the Easter Bunny and his friends distributed the bags to residents at the curb of their house or apartment. Some youngsters even found a purple ribbon in an egg, which they returned to Park-Rec in exchange for a prize.
Columnist Dan Shine sees continued warming with some showers, but more spring-like conditions over the next couple of days.
Hubbard Farms rehab underway
The revitalization of the 7.6-acre Hubbard Nature and Education Center on Hubbard Road in West Shore is underway, thanks to city leaders and corporate sponsors.
Wolfe's Bakery - Fred Wolfe met and quickly fell in love with the eldest daughter of Xavier Pfaff, and the couple became familiar to West Haven residents over many decades.
The original Pfaff & Wolfe Modern Bakery as it appeared in 1912 in its familiar Campbell Avenue location, now the site of a jewelry exchange.
Bartlett eyes 10th Senatorial bid
Former New Haven city official Jason Bartlett has formed a committee to eye a run in the 10th Senatorial District. The former Democratic assemblyman will have to unseat incumbent Gary Winfield in a primary.
Scholar Athletes give advice
Pictured are student-athletes prior to COVID-19 with coaches Ron Luneau (l.) and Tom Unger (r.). The group visited their alma mater prior to the outbreak, with schools -- and their colleges -- closing for the semester.