The West Haven Historical Society recently presented a plaque placed on the historic Benjamin Richards house. Jon Purmont, West Haven Historical Society president, Wayne Duda the owner, and Dianne Milano, of the West Haven Rotary Club help in affixing the plaque.
City residences ‘signed up’
At the Keenan House (right), Purmont and Milano were accompanied by Andrea Alexander and Christopher Kulmacz
The Haven gets $5m state grant
Mayor Nancy R. Rossi, right, on Sept. 20 announces $5 million in state funding with state Rep. Dorinda Borer, D-West Haven, left, for the reconstruction of Elm Street — the future entrance of The Haven, a $200 million, 261,182-square-foot luxury outlet center. Joining them are, from left, state Rep. Michael A. DiMassa, D-116; Rossi’s executive assistant, Lou Esposito; state Rep. Charles J. Ferraro, R-117; and Fred A. Messore, the city’s commissioner of planning and development.
The legend of the Sleeping Giant was an important part of Quinnipiac lore.
Getting some fresh air
West Haven Community House’s Head Start preschoolers enjoy playing on the playground. The agency boasts 137 preschoolers in the program.
Members of the West Haven High School Peer Advocacy Program and their school advisers, Monica Thomas, far left, and Abby Goodman, far right, receive the “You Make a Difference Award” and a $300 donation to their program Sept. 20 from Robert S. Morton, front right, on behalf of the West Haven Interagency Network for Children. “The peer advocates assist the WHINC program’s Parent Support Group with child care, allowing parents to attend our meetings who otherwise would not be able to find or afford reliable or safe child care for their children,” said Morton
Player of the week
Mackenzie Gardner is the Vio’s Sports Plus/Westie Blue Player of the Week. In three games, Gardner posted an .809 save percentage. To read about the Player of the Week and learn about all of your West Haven sports, including game stories, photos, videos and more, visit www.westieblue.com.
Westies top Knights, 28-7
Blue Devils volleyball player Noelle Noble bumps s return against Wilbur Cross last week. The Governors topped the Westies,, 3-2, at the local gym.
Westies top Knights, 28-7
West Haven’s Jenifer Ortiz, Irene Ronan, and Lauren Kenny watch Nancy Tapin’s return in last week’s match with Wilbur Cro ss. The Westies lost a close 3-2 contest.
Race to the end zone
Junior Varsity running back Robert Torres (88) races for the end zone for one of his two scores in his team’s 40-12 win over the Waterbury Patriots.
Continue the drive
Junior Peewee running back Aedan Coe (42) runs for a first down against the Waterbury Patriots. The Seahawks improved to 3-1 with a 12-0 win.