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13
Mar
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Hamden "Most Underrated City in Connecticut"

Heros Tunnel

Scribe: Samuel Otis

Email: samuel@thethinkering.com

 

New York City based publication Thirillest has named Hamden, the “most underrated city” in Connecticut. According to the online information source Hamden owns a collegiate atmosphere, nature trails and a solid local music scene.

A few local places pointed out included Old World Brick Oven Pizza, Sleeping Giant park and DiMatteo’s for their authentic pizza offerings. A recent report quoted Hamden Mayor Curt Balzano Leng said “We've got so much to offer in our New England town. Hamden is home to a wide array of unique businesses, recreation areas and peoples, and this diversity is part of what keeps our town strong and thriving.”

 

The following is exactly what Adam Lapetina said in his recent write up.

 

Connecticut: Hamden

Thu
01
Mar
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Hello Boutique excites Whitneyville with unique Fashion

Whitneyville

Scribe: N. Tru Bass

Email: ntb@thethinkering.com

New Haven’s Hello Boutique has relocated to the Whitneyville neighborhood of Hamden. Greg Catalano and Kristen Herman, who live in town offers locally clothing and accessories from around the world in a single location.

Mayor Curt Balzano Leng said, “I am very pleased to see yet another small business choosing to call Hamden home. The Whitneyville community is a great area to set-up shop, and I am sure Hello Boutique will add quite a bit of flair to the neighborhood. Hamden is constantly attracting new, unique businesses to our communities and Hello Boutique is certainly one of a kind. I wish Kristen and Greg the very best as they settle into their new location!”

Wed
28
Feb
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Demolition to begin on Old Middle School

Old Middle School, Michael J. Whalen

Scribe: N. Tru Bass

Email: ntb@thethinkering.com

Work is scheduled to began on the demolition of buildings at the former Michael J. Whalen Middle School in Hamden . Thanks to the Hamden Economic Development Corporation and the Connecticut Department of Economic and Community Development, change is coming to Newhall and Morse Streets.

No town funds will be necessary in the completion of this project, the HEDC secured a grant from the CT DECD last spring. On Thursday, work is scheduled to begin with the abatement and demolition of the auditorium, the work is to be carried out by the low bidder, Wiese Construction Company.

Tue
27
Feb
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NYC Family injured by Falling Tree in Central Park

Monoky

Scribe: Samuel Otis

Email: samuel@thethinkering.com

 

Anne Monoky, 36, was hit by a fallen tree in Central Park along with her two sons who were both in a stroller. A giant oak tree toppled and hit a mother and two of her children when the 3,000 pound tree was uprooted.

Monoky and her family was promised to launch a $200 million lawsuit against the city the owners of the park and the park management. She said during an interview on national TV, “Our lives are forever altered by what happened.”

The incident happened on 15 August 2017, her 2-year-old son suffered a skull fracture while her two other children were not seriously hurt. She, herself suffered four fractures in her neck. Dorcotrs told her two of the fractures have healed, leaving the other two which are never expected to heal.

The 75-foot tree fell on the family pinning them down for nealy 10 minutes before emergency workers arrived.

Mon
26
Feb
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RUSSIANS ON MY MIND! SLAUGHTERS AT SCHOOLS NOT SO MUCH!

Lady in the Bag

Scribe:  Lady in the Bag

Email:  lady@thethinkering.com

 

  VOTE BABY VOTE! READ BABY READ! JOIN BABY JOIN!

PROTEST BABY PROTEST!

 

Tue
06
Feb
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Connecticut man charged with 2 Counts of trafficking Minors

Durham

Scribe: Samuel Otis

Email: samuel@thethinkering.com

 

A Connecticut man has been charged with two counts of sex trafficking of minors. United States Attorney John H. Durham announced Hartford had returned an indictment charging hiran Sanchez, who is also known by “Ivan” and “Pablo.”

The States US Attorney’s office was clear that an indictment does no mean guilt.

Sanchez,20, is accused of recruiting, harboring and transporting two minors to engage in commercial acts according to the release. He is accused of initially selling victim one on July 2016 and the other in May or April or May 2017.

Mon
29
Jan
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Loud Boom heard in the Hamden Area

Unexplained Boom

Scribe: Lucy Osbourne

Email: lucy@thethinkering.com

 

On Monday morning residents of Hamden reported hearing a loud boom. Based on authorities, many reports came in for a “boom!” and wanted to know the origins of the loud. It was heard near an industrial area where loud noises would be expected and usually does not alarm the citizenry.

The Hamden Police department is investigating and The Thinkering News will keep you up to speed on this event.

\There were 64 reports of loud booms in towns around the world in 2017.

Sat
27
Jan
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Woman kills 4 month old with Benadryl Overdose in Connecticut Day Care

Carol Cardillo

Scribe: N. Tru Bass

Email: ntb@thethinkering.com

 

Four month old Adam Shelton died on 22 March 2016, from a fatal dose of Benedryl administered by his care taker Carol Cardillo. Cardillo ran a Fairfield Connecticut unlicensed day care center for more than a decade.

The woman received a 30 month prison sentence on Friday for second degree manslaughter. I a fit of emotion the Judge Robert Devlin said, “Adam never had a birthday party, never put on a Halloween mask and never got a visit from Santa Claus.” Cardillo, told the family that she was sorry for their loss but never admitted to killing the toddler. She said, “I am very sad this happened to a beautiful little boy, but this has also caused great havoc in my family.”

Fri
19
Jan
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15-Year-Old Hamden Girl Missing

Illyanna Mitchell

Scribe: Lucy Osbourne

Email: lucy@thethinkering.com

 

An emotionally disturbed 15-year-old girl has gone missing and a Silver alert has been issued for the Hamden resident. According to authorities Illyanna Mitchell left her home through a bedroom window on Thursday morning and has not been seen since.

Police have searched the area around Paradise Avenue with k-9 units but have no leads and are asking for your help.

Mitchel is 5ft 8in and weighs around 170 lbs, she has brown and burgundy hair and could be wearing an OD green jacket with black shoes. Police are asking anyone with information to contact the Hamden Police department at 203.230.4040.

Thu
18
Jan
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People are Hungry

New Haven Hunger

Scribe: N. Tru Bass

Email: ntb@thethinkering.com

 

Bad news in New Haven surfaced this week. More than 22 percent of the city’s resident are food insecure, which means at some point during the month the family cannot access food. A recent study conducted by the Community Alliance for Research and Engagement(CARE) a part of Southern Connecticut State University School of Health and Human Services in conjunction with Yale School of Public Health, report a hunger problem in the city.

Six of the city’s lowest income neighborhoods are suffering disporportunately at 34 percent don’t have enough food to eat. To dive a little deeper 50 percent of the Latino population in those same six neighborhoods don't have access to enough food.

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