"I just want to get this thing going. “I don’t think anyone has really thought of this."
Officials tour Allingtown businesses
Angelo Durante, owner of Durante’s Pasta Inc. at 78 Fenwick St., uses a processor to extrude pasta dough to the shape of rigatoni as Mayor Nancy R. Rossi and Lt. Gov. Susan Bysiewicz look on. The family-owned business was the first stop for Bysiewicz and Rossi on their business tour of Allingtown on Oct. 17.
Tree ‘pits’ get much-needed rehab
A crew from Tri State Flexi Pave Inc. of Danbury installs a new flexible, porous pavement material in one of Campbell Avenue’s 60 tree pits on Friday. The Flexi Pave product allows air and rainwater to pass into soil to keep street trees healthy while providing a low-maintenance solution to weed and unplanned vegetation growth and removal.
Ashfaq Alam (right) new West Haven owner of Casa Bianca at Campbell and Leete is shown being congratulated by Ansonia owner Muhemmed Ishaq. The restaurant celebrated its 20th Anniversary over the weekend, with city officials making a visit during the course of the festivities.
Dress Down for WHEAT
Students at St. Lawrence School enjoyed a dress-down day while helping the needy and less fortunate. On Oct. 16 students brought in non-perishable items to help stock the shelves at WHEAT (West Haven Emergency Assistance Task force) on Washington Avenue. Students were able to dress down if they brought in one item or dress down and wear a hat/cap if they brought in two items. In just one day the children brought in close to 325 items.
The West Haven Fire Dept. conducted its annual Firemen’s Memorial service on Sunday, at the Firefighters Memorial on the Green. The department holds the memorial every October to honor those members who have passed away during the year as well as all those have gone before. Commissioners Bruce Sweeney, John Carew and Herbie Hill are shown putting a wreath at the memorial during the ceremony. A bell was sounded during the event after the naming of each deceased member.
Done to a turn
WHHS Athletic Director Jon Capone presents a check to principal Dana Paredes in the amount of $9,800. Capone was recently roasted and all the proceeds raised for the event went to the scholarship fund in the name of Pamela Gardner, Tom “Tinker” Blake and Wayne Limosani.
Fall Scholar Athletes
West Haven High’s Taylor Nowak and Shane Taulty were named the SCC Scholar Athletes for the fall season. Nowak is a four-year member of the soccer, hockey and lacrosse teams. She is ranked seventh in the class with a GPA of 4.58. Taulty has been a member of the swim and lacrosse teams for four years. He is ranked fifth in the class with a GPA of 4.73.
Player of the Week
Jaden Grant was all over the field on Friday, rushing for 97 yards on 25 carries, while scoring on touchdown runs of 6, 11, and 3 yards. To read about the Player of the Week, and all of your West Haven sporting news, visit www.westieblue.com
Knights’ runners head to state meets
Kyle Cardenas celebrates the goal that sends the Notre Dame soccer team to the state tournament. Cardenas scored early in the second half to lift the Green Knights to a 1-1 tie with the Spartans Oct. 17.
Seahawks’ squads head into playoffs
West Haven Seahawk 8U team (8-0) running back Tristan Crawford (4) runs with the help of a block by teammate Majesty Whitaker (1). The Seahawks beat Manchester, 28-0 ,to finish the season unbeaten.